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I am currently a Head of Science (Physics) at a 11-19 school. I create for my website animatedscience.o.uk and share resources for all teachers for free. Hopefully you will use these resources to good effect with your own students

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I am currently a Head of Science (Physics) at a 11-19 school. I create for my website animatedscience.o.uk and share resources for all teachers for free. Hopefully you will use these resources to good effect with your own students
SMART Science KS3 Revision Quizzes

SMART Science KS3 Revision Quizzes

Here is a set of 18 KS3 revision resources for SMART Science based on the two year KS3. Each quiz is designed to fit the scheme and has some challenging questions in a HTML5 format from KS4 as well to see if you can push them. You can view these quizzes on any device you have, they will all work, big screen or small and will keep pupils happy for ages. http://animatedscience.co.uk/blog/ispring-revision2
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How Science Works Topic Mapping

How Science Works Topic Mapping

This spreadsheet is a model I made one year for our KS3 Y7/8/9 topics. It has a lot of stuff in for the new framework with comments which fly out of learning aims for the year. Might be useful when planning you own and can be cut and pasted and moved around!
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A-Level Physics Tarsia Puzzles

A-Level Physics Tarsia Puzzles

Here is a collection of Puzzles to use for Tarsia to cover most of the AQA AS Units http://animatedscience.co.uk/blog/2016/tarsia-puzzles-for-a-level-physics
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P2 AQA Physics Revision Tarsia

P2 AQA Physics Revision Tarsia

This is a tarsia puzzle for 1st half of P2 Physics. The file Tarisa-Puzzle-Rename must be renamed to a XJSW format file so you can edit the original. I also put the quiz exported for a quick print.
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Maintaining Curiosity - Science Osfted Advice 2013

Maintaining Curiosity - Science Osfted Advice 2013

Dear All, I was luck enough today to attend a meeting of local Heads of Science at Redhill school, Notts. We had two speakers one from the SLC Martin Reece and also the ofsted subject lead for Science. From what we talked about I have gathered some documents from various places: ofsted, ASE and also added my own notes from what Brian Cartwright said to us (my own jottings). This should be of use to any Science department from Nov 2013 onwards. Certainly the ASE one should be the backbone of anything we are doing in Science. A very long read but super! Enjoy!
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Space Physics KS3, KS4, KS5

Space Physics KS3, KS4, KS5

I have put together about 70 slides from my best space resources. All the pictures are out on the internet, mainly from NASA but free to use for education. If you wish to have the PPT I made them from, just download from here. https://animatedscience.co.uk/blog/2017/space-revision
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AQA Spec A Chapter 2 Quarks and Leptons Tarsia

AQA Spec A Chapter 2 Quarks and Leptons Tarsia

This is a tarsia puzzle for revision based on all the materials in Chapter 2 from Nelson Thornes scheme for AQA Spec A AS Physics. The chapter title is Quarks and Leptons and it covers all the particle interactions. It is more advanced as it is a hexagon with added extras on the sides and often two answers for each pair. It should take A*-D students about 30-40 minutes in total. You need the free Tarsia formulator to make it work! Don't give me one star when you have not read the post!
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AQA  A Phys Chapter 1 Matter & Radiation Tarsia

AQA A Phys Chapter 1 Matter & Radiation Tarsia

This is a tarsia puzzle for revision based on all the materials in Chapter 1 from Nelson Thornes scheme for AQA Spec A AS Physics. The chapter title is Matter & Radiation and it covers all the particle basics. It is more advanced as it is a hexagon with added extras on the sides and often two answers for each pair. It should take A*-D students about 30-40 minutes in total.
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Minerals and Rocks from Natural History Museum

Minerals and Rocks from Natural History Museum

This resource has been created from the exhibits shown at the Minerals Gallery at the Natural History Museum in London. Each item has been photographed in the case and then information compiled from open sources to enable students / teachers to explore rocks and minerals in greater detail. Each slide has a QR code to enable students from KS3-5 to do further research and there is an accompanying worksheet with some ideas. Please feel free to adapt for non commercial use in schools for educational purposes. However, all photographs are the property of www.animatedscience.co.uk with a compressed version available for this here. http://animatedscience.co.uk/gallery/ and original images available by request for commercial projects or educational publishers.
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Atomic Physics

Atomic Physics

Here is a 1st test version of my Atomic Physics software for A-Level students. This one is a rough version to test online which has the following features… 1) Historic rotating time line of the Scientists which did a lot of discoveries in the field of Atomic Physics. You can download images to make a worksheet or your own poster. 2) A series of video clips in FLV format with menu from Dr Brian Cox about particle physics. I will be upgrading this soon so video player will resize to fill larger area on click.
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Modelling Electricity

Modelling Electricity

Here are the resources from a recent lesson I taught on modelling electricity. The lesson takes the form of a PowerPoint with a cut and stick for pupils in group work. The pupils look at the different models with colour images (needs to print in colour) and then assess if they have evaluated their model. Each model includes images and statements so they can actually build a large model on A2 paper and present. There are also translations of the instructions for other language speakers.
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Introduction to Lunar Astronomy GCSE Science

Introduction to Lunar Astronomy GCSE Science

I have just bought a new telescope and when I started to look at the moon I thought it would be really nice to share my findings with everyone. So I have made a video clip about the Physics of a refracting telescope (for GCSE students in the main) and also a PPT with examples. Also you can see my real pictures for yourselves!http://www.animatedscience.co.uk/intro-to-lunar-astronomyI also have a video of the PPT on youtube.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6F9HfaECUHY
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Etch a Sketch

Etch a Sketch

This is a computer version of the old game; really fun and can be very hard to do a good picture. students can have a go and see!
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Talk Any - Software

Talk Any - Software

Read this carefully, the file uploaded is a zip file which needs renaming on doanload to .zip extension. Then unzip and load the exe file. It is a Microsoft + bit of software which reads what you type in silly voices. This is very good for kids who cannot read well and want feedback. Can use for all ages. I used once when I had lost my voice totally to give instructions during an Ofsted Inspection, when I had to be there!
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AS AQA Physics Revision

AS AQA Physics Revision

I have released a Chapter from each of my AS kindle books for free to download. Just remember they are only some of the slides from lessons and used for quick revision so not perfect! Also these are free and good on a tablet.
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Terminal Velocity

Terminal Velocity

QWC revision resource using a youtube video. Is for students to eplore the idea of explaining the idea in terms of the forces involved.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xetJ2Jmezg4
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Young Persons Guide by Benjamin Britten

Young Persons Guide by Benjamin Britten

This is a flash activity it plays all the sounds of the instruments from Benjamin Britten. Also has quiz and drag and drop. Free for schools to use non commercially made by me at my old school Ashfield.
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Cool Chemistry Demos

Cool Chemistry Demos

This list of demos is very simple and will help you spark off an exciting lesson. From Methane Bubbles to Clock reactions. I have not done all myself but it is a useful start. Just check them first to see that they work ok
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Electromagnetic Relay

Electromagnetic Relay

This animation simply shows how a relay can turn on a large current with a small one. Both circuits are separate and do not electrically connect. The idea is when you have a big situation like a car or a power station a small flick switch can turn a larger switch and current easily with little force. We don’t want to be pulling a massive lever to turn on the current!
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