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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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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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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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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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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Electric Motor Interactive

Electric Motor Interactive

This animation shows a motor setup with coils of wire and two magnets from the end on. You simply pick your voltage, number of coils and number of magnets (idea is that you can add more onto each side) to alter the effect. You can also explore in 3D as well from a top view down. The whole situation is explained by FBI and flemings left hand rule for Motors.
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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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Derive the Equations of Motion

Derive the Equations of Motion

A common problem for teaching Physics when you are not a Physics teacher is that you make many mistakes with complex ideas which appear simple on the surface. This post makes it clear how they are worked out...
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Particle Physics Videos

Particle Physics Videos

This is the whole series from Dr Brian Cox 'In Search of Giants'. Essential viewing for any pupil taking IB, AQA Spec A Particle Physics. Gives short bits which can be used as HW and revision and in classroom. Originally lifted from Youtube and preserved as it is very had to find the whole series. I emailed Dr Cox to ask permission and there has been no objection to hosting them here! Link is certainly ok!
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GCSE Half Life

GCSE Half Life

This is a PC installer software MSI. You download it and it makes the menu on your PC. Works with everything PC based up to Windows 7. Has PPT which kids can edit, Flash PPT, help file, full screen animations and games on Half life and tracers for GCSE /BTEC science. Has a manual decay animation which shows everything really easily.
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AQA Core Physics P1a Energy and Electricity PPT

AQA Core Physics P1a Energy and Electricity PPT

Here are some power point slides from my resources for AQA GCSE Core Physics. You also have some revision questions and the whole set of lessons is based around the multichoice paper. Although this specification is shortly becoming obsolete you can very easy take slides out for other parts of courses lower or higher if you are making a series of lessons!
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KS3 Big Ideas/ Key Ideas

KS3 Big Ideas/ Key Ideas

These images and PDF booklet were created from scans of the KS3 big ideas posters that were given out to secondary schools as part of a Gov drive to improve KS3
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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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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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How a Loudspeaker Works

How a Loudspeaker Works

This animation clearly shows how applying an alternating voltage converted from a speech wave creates an alternating PD in a speaker coil. The alternating current flow makes a magnet attract or repel a speaker cone. The cone then pushes the air mechanically to produce a sound wave…
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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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