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Science resources for KS3 and Biology resources for KS4 and above (CIE).

Science resources for KS3 and Biology resources for KS4 and above (CIE).
KS4 Classification of living organisms
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KS4 Classification of living organisms

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KS4 CLASSIFICATION (iGCSE UNIT 1) Power point slides to deliver the unit of classification and characteristics of living organisms for GCSE Biology (60 slides approx.). It follows Cambridge syllabus (0610) but it can be easily adaptable to others. The topic is divided in 7 parts: Characteristics of living organisms Classification. Kingdoms Viruses Animals. Plants Keys. All pictures have been sourced from the creative commons website. Please, DM me if you have any doubt. Constructive feedback would be much appreciated.
DIFFUSION, OSMOSIS AND ACTIVE TRANSPORT
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DIFFUSION, OSMOSIS AND ACTIVE TRANSPORT

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Everything you need to deliver the unit of movement across the cell GCSE Biology (39 slides). It follows Cambridge syllabus (0610) and Cambridge IGCSE endorsed book by Jones and Jones Third edition but it is easily adaptable to others. The topic is divided in 5 parts: Introduction Diffusion. Osmosis Active transport End of unit questions. Progress check: some slides contain revision activities for the different parts of the topic, some are based on the textbook. The slides have been prepared in power point. All pictures have been sourced from the creative commons website. The power point is very easy to navigate for students to be able to used it for revision. A pdf is included with a worksheet for students to prepare a Venn diagram for the 3 mechanisms of transport. The editable version in power point is included. Please, DM me if you have any doubt. Constructive feedback would be much appreciated.
Genetic Technology AL Biology
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Genetic Technology AL Biology

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Everything you need to deliver the unit of gene technology for A level Biology (82 slides) It follows Cambridge syllabus (9700) but it is easily adaptable to others. The topic is divided in 5 parts: Genetic engineering: introduction to the topic. Tools for Gene technology: restriction enzymes, DNA ligase, promoters, vectors, markers, electrophoresis and PCR explained. Bioinformatics and the need to deal with the information. Genetic technology and medicine: proteins for medicinal uses and genetic screening. Gene therapy: studying the case of cystic fibrosis Gene technology and agriculture: GMOs crops and animals and social implications. There are two extra power points: Power point with activities for revision using past papers. Power point with revision using videos. Check the slides’ notes as some of them have background information, links or suggestions for activities. All pictures have been sourced from the creative commons website. Please, DM me if you have any doubt. Constructive feedback would be much appreciated.
Digestion and Nutrition
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Digestion and Nutrition

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Everything you need to deliver the unit of digestion for GCSE Biology (more than 90 slides, 3 WEEKS OF LESSONS!). It follows Cambridge syllabus (0610) and Cambridge IGCSE endorsed book by Jones and Jones Third edition, but it is easily adaptable to others. The topic is divided in 8 parts: Definitions: flashcards with the vocabulary related to the unit. Nutrients: includes deficiency diseases. Balanced diet: includes some articles and related videos. Malnutrition: obesity, HD, constipation, marasmus, kwashiorkor. Includes 4 revision activities Mechanical digestion: includes care of teeth and 4 revision activities. Digestive system: diagram to label and memorise. Chemical digestion: includes 4 revision activities. Absorption: ileum and colon. It includes 4 revision activities. Revision slides with food tests, diagrams and activities for revision. The slides have been prepared in power point . All pictures have been sourced from the creative commons website. The power point is very easy to navigate for students to be able to use it for revision. There are 3 more documents included: Instruction for a digestive system poster that can be used as a project. Diagram of digestive system and mouth for the students to label Flashcards printable and editable version. A revision WS with 2 activities based on past paper questions. Please, DM me if you have any doubt. Constructive feedback would be much appreciated.
Natural selection and Evolution
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Natural selection and Evolution

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Everything you need to deliver the unit of selection and evolution from A level Biology (more than 50 power point slides). It follows Cambridge syllabus (9700) but it is easily adaptable to others. The topic is divided in 8 parts: Variation Natural selection. Evolution Artificial selection Darwin-Wallace Theory of Evolution. Species and speciation. Molecular comparisons. Extinctions. There are two extra files: Power point with a worksheet on “Sources of genetic variation” to complete the information in part 1. A word document with a small project about endangered species to complete part 8. Power point with revision questions for the unit with the answers. All pictures have been sourced from the creative commons website, some are my own diagrams. Please, DM me if you have any doubt. Constructive feedback would be much appreciated.
KS3 Plants and Photosynthesis
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KS3 Plants and Photosynthesis

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Everything you need to deliver a whole unit of plants for Year 8. Easily adaptable and suitable for Year 7, 9 and for an online learning approach. The topic is divided in 7 parts: Photosynthesis: lesson + mini plenary based on an exit ticket. Leaves: lesson + mini plenary based on an activity to boost the students’ memory with a label exercise. Two investigations that can be followed without lab practical so that it can also be easily done in online learning. Roots: lesson + 3 self-assessment questions Transport of water and minerals: lesson End of unit questions Revision: 20 minutes of revision activities + slides for students to check the right answers. It can be used as revision or assessment. Several slides contain notes with suggestions for the lessons such as starters, links with other topics or opportunities for differentiation. Coincides with Cambridge Checkpoint textbook/scheme of work, but can be used alongside any other SOW. There are two documents with the relevant images for printing and a target list for students to revise. All pictures have been sourced from the creative commons website. Constructive feedback would be much appreciated.
Gas exchange in humans
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Gas exchange in humans

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Power point with a 1 hour lesson about gas exchange in humans, breathing mechanism and differences between inhaled and exhaled air. Aimed to GCSE biology students. It follows CIE syllabus.
Biology Classification KS3
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Biology Classification KS3

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This power point covers the Biology Unit for “Classification” following the Exploring Science Textbook for Year 7. Some of the terms covered are: classification, variation, hybrids, animal kingdom and plant kingdom.
KS3 Science practicals about Plants
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KS3 Science practicals about Plants

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Everything you need to deliver seven plant practical activities. Easily adaptable and suitable for Year 7, 8 and 9. Some would also be suitable in year 10. The slides for each activity include the apparatus needed, method, results and conclusion. They can also be performed as demonstrations and most of them can be used in distance learning. What happens to plants in the absence of light? – This practical can be done in the lab or sent to do it at home in a distance learning approach as little material is needed. It can also be shown as a demonstration. Leaves under the microscope Roots for food: web exploring activity that can be easily performed in distance learning. Seeds feeling gravity: lab activity although it is simple enough to be performed in distance learning. Transport of water in celery: 2 lab activities included. It could be performed at home with food colouring. Investigating different colours of light in photosynthesis – theoretically. Can be done in distance learning. All the information given for student to work out on their own the apparatus, risks, results and conclusion. Check the slides’ notes for some extra info about the activity. Some coincide with Cambridge Science textbook/scheme of work, but can be used alongside any other SOW. All pictures have been sourced from the creative commons website. Please, contact me if you have any doubt. Constructive feedback would be much appreciated!
Circulatory system
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Circulatory system

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Everything you need to deliver a unit about the cardiovascular system in KS3. Easily adaptable and suitable for KS4. Each unit part includes a slide with the main learning objectives. The topic is divided in 6 parts: The human circulatory system: includes a starter slide + slide for a full lesson + plenary slide. The heart: structure and function. It includes a starter slide + slide for a full lesson + plenary slide and a related video. Blood components: lesson slides + exit ticket plenary. Blood vessels: lesson slides + plenary activities. End of unit questions with 4 activities. Revision: 35 minutes of revision activities + slides to check the proper answers. It can be used as a revision or assessment. Coincides with Cambridge Checkpoint textbook/scheme of work, but can be used alongside others. There are 5 more files: • Word document for the exit ticket based on an Instagram post • Power point with the unit targets for students to revise + printable version in pdf • Power point with some of the diagrams used in the slides. • Excel spreadsheet with the material needed for a heart dissection practical. Pictures have been sourced from creative commons or drawn by me. Please, DM me if you have any doubt. Constructive feedback would be much appreciated.
Food and digestion
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Food and digestion

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Everything you need to deliver a unit of nutrition for Year 8. Easily adaptable and suitable for Year 7 and 9, and for a distance learning approach. The topic is divided in 8 parts: Nutrients: lesson + mini plenary based on 5 questions. Balanced diet: small discussion + lesson on nutritional deficiencies + plenary based on short research project. Digestion and absorption: lesson + mini plenary based on an exit ticket The human digestive system: labelling activity + mini plenary Teeth: labelling activity + structure of a tooth + dental hygiene Enzymes: lesson + plenary based on activities with differentiation. End of unit questions: 3 activities Revision: 35 minutes of revision activities + slides to check the proper answers. It can be used as a revision or assessment Coincides with Cambridge Checkpoint textbook/scheme of work, but can be used alongside any other SOW. There are two documents with the relevant images for printing. There is a revision worksheet with the main learning objectives. All pictures have been sourced from the creative commons website. Please, DM me if you have any doubt. Constructive feedback would be much appreciated.
Year 8 Speed and calculations
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Year 8 Speed and calculations

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Everything you need to deliver the physics unit of speed for Year 8. Easily adaptable and suitable for Year 7 and 9, and for distance learning approach. The topic is divided in 6 parts: How fast? Measuring speed: learning objectives+ lesson + basic activities to practice speed calculations. Speed check: learning objectives+ lesson with video about light gates + a think-pair-share activity and a mini-plenary Patterns of movement: learning objectives+ lesson Distance-time graphs: learning objectives+ lesson + 3 examples + mini-plenary End of unit questions: 5 representative activities for students to feel confident. Revision: 25 minutes of revision activities + slides to check the proper answers. It can be used as a revision or assessment Check the slides’ notes for suggestions, answers or extra info. Coincides with Cambridge Checkpoint textbook/scheme of work, but can be used alongside any other SOW. It includes a document with the main objectives of the unit for students to revise and use it as checklist. All pictures have been sourced from the creative commons website. Please, contact me if you have any doubt. Constructive feedback would be much appreciated!
PLANTS TRANSPORT: XYLEM/ PHLOEM AS Biology
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PLANTS TRANSPORT: XYLEM/ PHLOEM AS Biology

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This power point presentation follows the 9700 AS Biology Syllabus by CIE and the endorsed book by Jones, Fosbery, Taylor and Gregory (5th edition). The slides cover all the theoretical content for transport in plants and I currently use them with my year 12 group. Slides include: Brief explanation of transport needs and vascular system in plants. Plan diagrams practice of leaves, stems and roots and adding labels. (also included in the activities’ power point) Mechanism for water transport: cohesion-tension and mass flow Mechanism for assimilates transport: active loading in phloem Final slides: include 4 past paper multiple choice questions with answers.
STATES OF MATTER LESSONS AND PRACTICALS
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STATES OF MATTER LESSONS AND PRACTICALS

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Everything you need to deliver the Chemistry unit of “States of Matter” for Year 8. Easily adaptable and suitable for Year 7 and 9, and for a distance learning approach. Clear learning objectives for the different parts of the unit and many diagrams included for a better understanding. The topic is divided in 7 parts: Particle Theory: learning objectives, revision activity that summarises the particle theory with 4 questions as plenary + changing state revision lesson with an activity that gives an opportunity for differentiation. Changing state with learning objectives and a slide with a big explanation with diagrams and an activity with differentiation. Diffusion: learning objectives, lesson in one slide + mini plenary based on a video from “fuse school” Investigating Diffusion: 3 activities. The first two explore the factors that affect the rate of diffusion and can be followed with or without lab practical so that it can also be easily done in online learning. The last activity is a complete practical procedure but there is a slide included with possible results if the lab cannot be used or for distance learning. Exit ticket as a plenary for diffusion. Brownian motion: video with instructions to follow Gas pressure: learning objectives, 2 slides with explanations and a plenary activity. End of unit questions: 3 activities with several questions. Answers included in the notes. Revision: 20 minutes of revision activities + slides to check the proper answers. It can be used as a revision or assessment Several slides contain some notes with suggestions for the lessons such as starters, opportunities for differentiation or suggested practice. Coincides with Cambridge Checkpoint textbook/scheme of work, but can be used alongside any other SOW. Everything you need to deliver three practical activities in year 8 for Diffusion. Easily adaptable and suitable for Year 7 and 9. The slides for each activity include the apparatus needed, method, results and conclusion/evaluation. They can also be performed as demonstrations and one of them can be used in distance learning. Perfume is in the air. This practical can be done in the lab or sent to do it at home in a distance learning approach as little material is needed. It can also be shown as a demonstration. Showing diffusion in jelly: everything you need to deliver this practical. Some results are also included for distance learning. Temperature and diffusion: everything you need to deliver this practical. Some results are also included for distance learning. An excel document is included with technician details and basic risk assessment. In the notes you will find some info/answers. They coincide with Cambridge Science textbook/scheme of work, but can be used alongside any other SOW. All pictures have been sourced from the creative commons website. Please, contact me if you have any doubt. Constructive feedback would be much appreciated!
Aerobic and anaerobic respiration
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Aerobic and anaerobic respiration

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Lesson about aerobic and anaerobic respiration for GCSE Biology. It includes examples of use of energy in organisms, as long as definitions and equations for respiration.
Reproduction in plants KS3
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Reproduction in plants KS3

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I currently use these slides to teach the unit of plants to my Year 9 groups. All files are editable to adapt them to your needs. The topic is divided in 7 parts that include slides with information about: Photosynthesis. Mineral salts: diagram. Uses of water. Flowers Pollination Fertilisation Fruits End of unit questions Revision: 20 minutes of revision activities + slides to check the proper answers. I use it as revision before the exam. Some slides contain notes for extra guidance. Included: unit targets to use as checklist and revision guide slides. I give these two files to my students for them to prepare the assessment. Constructive feedback would be much appreciated.
Light
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Light

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Everything you need to deliver the unit about light in KS3. Each unit part includes a slide with the main learning objectives. The topic is divided in 8 parts: How light travels: starter slide with a video + explanatory slide + plenary slide. How shadows form: explanatory slide. How reflections form: 2 explanatory slides + exit ticket plenary. How light bends: explanatory slide + plenary slide. The spectrum of white light: starter slide + explanatory slide + plenary slide Coloured light: 2 explanatory slides + activity slide End of unit questions with 4 activities + answers. Revision: includes a sudden death quiz + 35 minutes of revision activities + slides to check the proper answers. It can be used as a revision or assessment. Coincides with Cambridge Checkpoint textbook/scheme of work but can be used alongside others. There are 5 more files: • Word document for the exit ticket based on an Instagram post • Power point with the unit targets for students to revise + printable version in pdf • Power point with sudden death quiz + show version to share with students. Please, DM me if you have any doubt or you would like me to share some assessments. Constructive feedback would be much appreciated.
Cells and microscopy AS Biology
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Cells and microscopy AS Biology

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Everything you need to deliver fully the unit of cells and microscopes for CIE AS Biology. The slides follow Cambridge syllabus (9700) but they are easily adaptable for other syllabus or level. The topic is divided in: Intro: cell theory Cell biology and microscopy. Plant and animal cells under light microscope. Magnification and calculations Electron microscopy. Plant and animal cells under electron microscope. Bacteria Prokaryotes vs. eukaryotes Viruses All pictures have been sourced from creative commons or drawn by me. Please, DM me if you have any doubt. Constructive feedback would be much appreciated.
Enzymes AS Biology
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Enzymes AS Biology

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These are the slides I currently use to teach AS level Biology ENZYMES (56 slides) It follows Cambridge syllabus (9700) but it is easily adaptable to others. The topic is divided in 8 parts: Intro: starter activity to refresh GCSE knowledge What are enzymes? Modes of action: lock and key, induced fit Investigating an enzyme-catalysed reaction Factors affecting enzymes. Enzyme affinity; Vmax and Km Inhibitors: competitive and non-competitive. Immobilising enzymes Some slides contain notes for extra guidance when teaching, some slides contain activities for students to practice for their exams, Please, DM me if you have any doubt. Constructive feedback would be much appreciated.
KS3 Biology Revision Guide
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KS3 Biology Revision Guide

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This is a revision guide that covers the key ideas for Biology KS3 students. I use them to guide revision sessions in year 8 and I also give them to students to help them revise independently. It includes these topics: Plants: photosynthesis, leaves, roots and transport. Food and digestion: nutrients, balanced diet, digestive system and teeth Circulatory system: heart, blood and vessels. Respiration: respiratory system, gas exchange, fitness and smoking. 4 files are included: Power point with the revision guide (fully editable to meet your needs) and a pdf to print it. Power point with the revision guide without colours (fully editable) and a pdf to print it in a more environmentally friendly way. Feel free to contact me if you have any doubt. Constructive feedback will be much appreciated.