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I am a secondary school Director of Science and started Professor Bunsen's Resource Laboratory to share engaging lessons written for the new GCSE and A-level specifications from 2016. I studied for a Degree and D.Phil in chemistry at St John's College Oxford and enjoy a teaching career inspiring and enthusing the next generation. Meet my "team" as Schrodinger, Professor Bunsen, Seaborg, Beaker, Pipette and the Worksheet Wizard wave a wand and make your life easier.

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I am a secondary school Director of Science and started Professor Bunsen's Resource Laboratory to share engaging lessons written for the new GCSE and A-level specifications from 2016. I studied for a Degree and D.Phil in chemistry at St John's College Oxford and enjoy a teaching career inspiring and enthusing the next generation. Meet my "team" as Schrodinger, Professor Bunsen, Seaborg, Beaker, Pipette and the Worksheet Wizard wave a wand and make your life easier.
AQA A-level Chemistry 3.3.9 Aromatic, chemistry & reactions of benzene -  Unit Workbook with Answers
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AQA A-level Chemistry 3.3.9 Aromatic, chemistry & reactions of benzene - Unit Workbook with Answers

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AQA A-level chemistry unit 3.3.9 Aromatic Chemistry and the reactions of benzene and its derivatives - Lesson or Revision workbook with answers This workbooks covers a whole unit of work combining detailed information sections with Cornell Style notetaking so the books can be used while you teach and students can add their own notes and ideas down the margin. Colour is used consistently for the different types of sections to make the booklet more dyslexia friendly as I have found that chemistry notes and questions can often be very dense, and somewhat inaccessible for all students but especially students who have dyslexia. The booklet can also be produced as a revision guide for the topic and contains all the notes and practice past paper questions you would need to revise along with worked examples. Student and parent friendly and can be used without a teacher. This booklet is 25 pages long with answers to past paper questions provided at the back from page 21 onwards. It is provided in word and pdf. Please customise for personal use only and do not share or re-sell. Contents • Useful definitions • Kékulé structure and problems with it • Naming compounds based on benzene • Electrophilic substitution reactions of benzene
AQA GCSE PowerPoint Revision Mat Bundle for Chemistry Unit 1-10  - Now with completed answer grids!
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AQA GCSE PowerPoint Revision Mat Bundle for Chemistry Unit 1-10 - Now with completed answer grids!

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UPDATED 09/2018 with typed as well as handwritten answer grids. Contains editable PowerPoint revision mats for AQA chemistry GCSE 9-1. PDF file bundle available at a discount. Unit 1- Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table Unit 2 - Bonding, Structure and the Properties of Matter Unit 3 - Quantitative Chemistry Unit 4 - Chemical Changes and acids and alkalis Unit 5 - Exothermic and endothermic reactions and cells Unit 6 - Rate and extent of chemical change and reversible reactions and dynamic equilibrium Unit 7 - Organic Chemistry Unit 8 - Chemical Analysis Unit 9 - Chemistry of the Atmosphere Unit 10 - Sustainable Development and Earth's Resources
AQA Chemistry Revision Mats/Grids FOUNDATION Unit 1 & 2 Atomic Structure, Periodic Table, Bonding
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AQA Chemistry Revision Mats/Grids FOUNDATION Unit 1 & 2 Atomic Structure, Periodic Table, Bonding

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AQA GCSE Combined Science - **FOUNDATION TIER ** These simple revision mats can be printed A3 with a single sheet forming a revision activity for an entire topic. Include a mixture of cloze word fact sections with recall and exam style questions. Now with free suggested answer sheets to support non-specialists or parents/students revising. Provided as Powerpoint and PDF. These 8 printable A3 mats cover the following content Unit 1 Atomic structure and the periodic table (4 mats) Atoms elements and compounds Mixtures The model of the atom Subatomic particles Size of atoms Relative atomic mass Electronic structure The Periodic Table Metals and non-metals Group 0 Group 1 Group 7 Unit 2 Bonding structure and the properties of matter Chemical bonds Ionic bonding Ionic compounds Covalent bonding Covalent compounds Metallic bonding How bonding and structure are related to the properties of substances State symbols Properties of ionic compounds Properties of small molecules Polymers Giant covalent structures Properties of metals and alloys Metals as conductors Structure and bonding of carbon
AQA Biology revision 12  Mats/Grids - Unit 2 Organisation - tissues, organs and diseases & answers
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AQA Biology revision 12 Mats/Grids - Unit 2 Organisation - tissues, organs and diseases & answers

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AQA GCSE Biology, trilogy or synergy revision mats/grids These simple revision mats, similar to the full set I have written for chemistry, can be printed A3 with a single sheet forming a revision activity for an entire topic. The sheets include a mixture of cloze word fact sections with recall and exam style questions. Biology only and higher tier content is marked along with content linked to the required practicals (RP3, RP4 etc). Contains 12 mats for unit 1 as Powerpoint and PDF answer grids also included. These 12 printable A3/A4 mats cover the following content: Unit 2 - Organisation Mat 1 - Principles of organisation Mat 2 - The human digestive system Mat 3 - Qualitative reagents to test for enzymes RP4 and investigating the effect of pH on the rate of reaction of amylase enzyme RP5 Mat 4 - The heart and lungs Mat 5 - Coronary heart disease Mat 6 - Health issues and non-communicable diseases Mat 7 - Effects of non-communicable diseases Mat 8 - Cancer Mat 9 - Plant tissues, organs and systems Mat 10 - Water transport in plants Mat 11 - Experiments on water transport, the transpiration stream Mat 12 - Movement of substances through a plant
KS4 GCSE Chemistry - Structure and Properties of Ionic Compounds Worksheets and Mark Schemes
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KS4 GCSE Chemistry - Structure and Properties of Ionic Compounds Worksheets and Mark Schemes

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Two GCSE chemistry worksheets with mark schemes covering ionic structure and bulk properties of ionic compounds. Accompanying PowerPoint slides that can be incorporated into your lesson. The resources are Worksheets 5 and 6 and Powerpoint 3 from my scheme of work for KS4 Bonding, Structure and Properties. These worksheets could be used for any exam board and for double or triple science and contain a range of challenges and space for feedback and reflection. Parent and student friendly markschemes so you can use these to support your learning. The scheme of work is included here so you can see the other resources available. If you like these, why not check out the full bundle! Thank you for your interest.
AQA Chemistry GCSE -  Revision Mats/Grids for Unit 6 - Rates, Reversible Reactions, Equilibrium PPTX
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AQA Chemistry GCSE - Revision Mats/Grids for Unit 6 - Rates, Reversible Reactions, Equilibrium PPTX

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UPDATED 09/2018 These simple revision mats can be printed A3 with a single sheet forming a revision activity for an entire topic. With free suggested answers typed and handwritten onto completed sheets. These files are PowerPoints which you can tweak for your classroom if desired (but please do not re-distribute). Non-editable PDF files available separately at a discount. These printable A3 mats cover unit 6 Rate and extent and reversible reactions and dynamic equilibrium Mat 1 Calculating rates of reaction Drawing and interpreting rate graphs Tangents as a measurement of reaction rate Mat 2 Methods of measuring rates of reaction involving gas production and expected results Mat 3 Investigating the effect of change in concentration on rate of reaction and the disappearing cross Mat 4 Factors affecting rates of reaction Collision theory Activation energy Catalysts Mat 5 Reversible reactions Energy changes and reversible reactions Dynamic equilibrium Mat 6 Equilibrium and yield The effect of changing conditions on equilibrium Le Chatelier's principle The effect of changing concentration The effect of changing temperature The effect of changing pressure
AQA A-level Chemistry Year 1 Organic Mechanisms Bundle - 14 revision mats/grids & answers
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AQA A-level Chemistry Year 1 Organic Mechanisms Bundle - 14 revision mats/grids & answers

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Halogenoalkanes Mat 1 Synthesis via free radical substitution Nucleophilic substitution Reaction with hydroxide Reaction with cyanide Damage to the ozone layer Mat 2 Nucleophilic substitution reaction with ammonia to form an amine Practice mechanism questions Mat 3 Elimination reactions with hydroxide Isomerism in elimination of asymmetric halogenoalkanes Mat 4 Practice questions Alkenes Mat 1 Electrophilic addition mechanism HBr, bromine, and bromine water Mat 2 Intermediates and practice questions Mat 3 The reaction with concentrated sulfuric acid mechanism Regents and conditions and practice questions Mat 4 Addition polymerisation and practice questions Mat 5 Steam hydration of ethene Catalysed steam hydration Dehydration of ethanol Comparison between hydration and fermentation Alcohols Mat 1 Steam hydration of ethene Glucose and empirical formula Fermentation conditions and comparison with hydration Mat 2 Reagents and conditions for the different methods of alcohol production Mat 3 Oxidation of alcohols Practical application of oxidation of alcohols and equipment Mat 4 Mechanism for elimination/dehydration of alcohols Formation of isomers from longer chain/or unsymmetrical alcohols Mat 5 Identification of different types of organic compounds with test tube reactions and spectroscopy
New AQA Chemistry A-level Revision Mat/Grid - 3.3.4 Alkenes
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New AQA Chemistry A-level Revision Mat/Grid - 3.3.4 Alkenes

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These simple revision mats can be printed A3 with a single sheet forming a revision activity for an entire topic. These 5 printable A3 mats cover alkenes and include a separate powerpoint of model answers and a set in pdf file format as well. Mat 1 Electrophilic addition mechanism HBr, bromine, and bromine water Mat 2 Intermediates and practice questions Mat 3 The reaction with concentrated sulfuric acid mechanism Regents and conditions and practice questions Mat 4 Addition polymerisation and practice questions Mat 5 Steam hydration of ethene Catalysed steam hydration Dehydration of ethanol Comparison between hydration and fermentation
AQA GCSE chemistry - Unit 3 - Lesson 2  mass lost with gases, mean, range and uncertainty
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AQA GCSE chemistry - Unit 3 - Lesson 2 mass lost with gases, mean, range and uncertainty

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Powerpoint lesson covering the change in mass observed in a reaction involving a gas, such as burning in air, or producing carbon dioxide. This lesson also deals with data analysis including the mean, range, uncertainty and anomalous results. Worksheets included: balancing equation practice, mean, range, uncertainty, including answers and a wordsearch on moles and quantities to support students with new vocabulary. Professor Bunsen resources are tested in school and make the new GCSE in chemistry engaging and exciting. Most importantly it could save you and your school time! The accompanying worksheet allows students to practice and for you to give feedback and help them to improve. The answers are included to help the busy teacher or non-specialist. These resources have been prepared for the new GCSE science examination specifications that are new for first teaching in 2016. Get ahead with year 9 or use to plan your schemes of work for September. Buy individual resources or a set of lessons. Fully resourced with Powerpoints, worksheets and lesson activities and key facts and opportunities for improvement and redrafting throughout.
AQA Chemistry GCSE - Revision Mats/Grid for Unit 7 Organic, carbon compounds, fuels, reactions  PPTX
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AQA Chemistry GCSE - Revision Mats/Grid for Unit 7 Organic, carbon compounds, fuels, reactions PPTX

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UPDATED 09/2018 These simple revision mats can be printed A3 with a single sheet forming a revision activity for an entire topic. With free suggested answers typed and handwritten onto completed sheets. These files are PowerPoints which you can tweak for your classroom if desired (but please do not re-distribute). Non-editable PDF files available separately at a discount. These 7 printable A3 mats cover the whole of unit 7 - Organic Chemistry Mat 1 Carbon compounds as fuel and feedstock Crude oil, hydrocarbons and alkanes Fractional distillation Petrochemicals Properties of hydrocarbons Complete combustion balancing equations Mat 2 Cracking and alkanes Balancing chemical equations for cracking Usefulness of cracking Structure and formulae of alkenes Mat 3 Reactions of the alkenes C=C functional group Reagents and conditions for addition of hydrogen, water and halogens Displayed formulae Mat 4 Alcohols - names and formulae Identification of functional group and displayed formula Fermentation Steam hydration Uses of alcohols Reactions of alcohols Mat 5 Carboxylic acids Functional group and displayed formula Reactions of acids Weak acids Esterification Intermolecular forces in carboxylic acids Mat 6 Addition polymerisation Recognising alkene monomers Drawing polymer H diagrams Relate the repeating unit to the monomer Condensation polymerisation Ester link -diols and -dioic acids Mat 7 Amino acids Polypeptides DNA and other naturally occurring polymers
AQA Biology Revision 7 Mats/Grids- Unit 1 Cells, Plant, Animal, Stem, Division Transport & ANSWERS
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AQA Biology Revision 7 Mats/Grids- Unit 1 Cells, Plant, Animal, Stem, Division Transport & ANSWERS

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AQA GCSE Biology, trilogy or synergy revision mats/grids These simple revision mats, similar to the full set I have written for chemistry, can be printed A3 with a single sheet forming a revision activity for an entire topic. The sheets include a mixture of cloze word fact sections with recall and exam style questions. Biology only and higher tier content is marked along with content linked to the required practicals (RP1, RP2 etc). Contains 7 mats for unit 1 as Powerpoint and PDF answer grids also included. These 7 printable A3/A4 mats cover the following content: Unit 1 - Cell Biology Cell structure Eukaryotes and prokaryotes Animal and plant cells Cell specialisation Cell differentiation Microscopy Cultuting microorganisms (biology only) Cell division Chromosomes Mitosis and the cell cycle Stem cells Transport in cells Diffusion Osmosis Active transport
AQA GCSE chemistry - Unit 1 - Lesson 16 The transition elements and comparison with group 1
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AQA GCSE chemistry - Unit 1 - Lesson 16 The transition elements and comparison with group 1

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Powerpoint lesson covering the transition elements and a comparison between the transition elements and group 1 with worksheet and answers. Professor Bunsen resources are tested in school and make the new GCSE in chemistry engaging and exciting. Most importantly it could save you and your school time! The accompanying worksheet allows students to practice and for you to give feedback and help them to improve. The answers are included to help the busy teacher or non-specialist. These resources have been prepared for the new GCSE science examination specifications that are new for first teaching in 2016. Get ahead with year 9 or use to plan your schemes of work for September. Buy individual resources or a set of lessons. Fully resourced with Powerpoints, worksheets and lesson activities and key facts and opportunities for improvement and redrafting throughout.
AQA Chemistry Revision Mats/Grids FOUNDATION Unit 5 & 6 Energy, Rates, Collisions,  Equilibrium,
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AQA Chemistry Revision Mats/Grids FOUNDATION Unit 5 & 6 Energy, Rates, Collisions, Equilibrium,

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AQA GCSE Combined Science Chemistry - **FOUNDATION TIER ** These simple revision mats can be printed A3 with a single sheet forming a revision activity for an entire topic. Include a mixture of cloze word fact sections with recall and exam style questions. Now with free suggested answer sheets to support non-specialists or parents/students revising. Provided as Powerpoint and PDF. These 8 printable A3 mats cover the following content Unit 5 Energy Changes (3 mats) Exothermic and endothermic reactions Energy transfer during exothermic and endothermic reactions Reaction profiles Unit 6 The rate and extent of chemical change (5 mats) Rate of reaction Factors which affect the rate of chemical reactions Collision theory and activation energy Catalysts Reversible reactions Energy changes and reversible reactions Equilibrium
AQA GCSE chemistry - Unit 4 - Lesson7 Strong and Weak Acids and understanding pH
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AQA GCSE chemistry - Unit 4 - Lesson7 Strong and Weak Acids and understanding pH

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This is a lesson to teach strong and weak acids with an introduction to the meaning of pH. It has a ppt and worksheet in word and pdf format with answers to the worksheet as well. The meaning of strong acid in terms of complete ionisation of acid molecules in water The meaning of weak acid in terms of partial ionisation of acid molecules in water Comparison of the terms concentrated and dilute with strong and weak and an explanation of how a weak acid can still be concentrated and a strong acid could still be dilute. Grid to test understanding of key vocabulary in the ppt file. Meaning of pH in terms of the change in 10x each time you go down a pH unit - does not include logarithms it is described in an accessible way that allows students to calculate changes in concentration as pH unit changes. I write Professor Bunsen resources to teach and test in my own classroom. I hope that I manage to make the new GCSE in chemistry engaging and exciting. Most importantly it could save you and your school time!
AQA Biology Revision Mats/Grids - Unit 1 Cells, Plant, Animal, Differentiation, Division, Transport
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AQA Biology Revision Mats/Grids - Unit 1 Cells, Plant, Animal, Differentiation, Division, Transport

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AQA GCSE Biology, trilogy or synergy revision mats/grids -** FREE SAMPLE** of my new biology revision materials. Please enjoy. These simple revision mats, similar to the full set I have written for chemistry, can be printed A3 with a single sheet forming a revision activity for an entire topic. The sheets include a mixture of cloze word fact sections with recall and exam style questions. Biology only and higher tier content is marked along with content linked to the required practicals (RP1, RP2 etc). This free sample has contains all 7 mats for unit 1 as Powerpoint and PDF. For the answer grids please download the paid resource. These 7 printable A3/A4 mats cover the following content: Unit 1 - Cell Biology Cell structure Eukaryotes and prokaryotes Animal and plant cells Cell specialisation Cell differentiation Microscopy Cultuting microorganisms (biology only) Cell division Chromosomes Mitosis and the cell cycle Stem cells Transport in cells Diffusion Osmosis Active transport
AQA Chemistry GCSE - Revision Mats/Grids - Unit 9 Atmosphere, Pollution and Global Warming - PPTX
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AQA Chemistry GCSE - Revision Mats/Grids - Unit 9 Atmosphere, Pollution and Global Warming - PPTX

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UPDATED 09/2018 With free suggested answers typed and handwritten onto completed sheets. These files are PowerPoints which you can tweak for your classroom if desired (but please do not re-distribute). Non-editable PDF files available separately at a discount These printable A3 mats cover unit 9 - Chemistry of the atmosphere Mat 1 Earth’s atmosphere today How oxygen increased and carbon dioxide decreased Changes in the Earth’s atmosphere The History of the Earth Mat 2 Greenhouse gases Human impact on the environment Causes of global climate change The Greenhouse effect Bias and peer review Mat 3 Global effects of climate change Mat 4 Carbon footprint and emissions of carbon dioxide and methane Reducing carbon and methane emissions Mat 5 Pollution from fuels Problems from pollution Petrol and diesel Balancing equations for complete and incomplete combustion
AQA 9-1 GCSE Chemistry - Required Practicals - Practical 3 - Electrolysis
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AQA 9-1 GCSE Chemistry - Required Practicals - Practical 3 - Electrolysis

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Required practicals will replace controlled assessment in the new GCSE. This electrolysis resource is free for a limited time only so please download and make use of it - in both PDF/Word formats with an answer sheet showing the expected results. These record and worksheets are much more than a method. They are designed to track students performance towards achieving their apparatus and skills and provide information to help them understand the background chemistry which is key to understanding an experiment and not just completing it. All the sheets can be bound together in-house into a Required Practicals workbook/log book, or you could hand the sheets out separately. Practical work may be assessed through the terminal examinations - be sure that your students haven’t just done the practicals but understand them fully! AQA state: Practical work is at the heart of science – that’s why we have placed it at the heart of each of our GCSE science specifications. By carrying out carefully considered practical work, students will enhance their investigative thinking, improve their mastery of techniques and consolidate their understanding of key scientific concepts. Professor Bunsen resources are tested in school and make the new GCSE in chemistry engaging and exciting. Most importantly it could save you and your school time and support your students to understand the practical work in greater depth.
Fun chemistry lesson on fireworks, flame tests, spectroscopy of the stars and fake or fortune
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Fun chemistry lesson on fireworks, flame tests, spectroscopy of the stars and fake or fortune

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Have fun with a free bonfire night chemistry lesson or science club lunchtime special! Inspire your KS3 or KS4 students to learn more about chemistry. Teach them about the use of salts and metal powders in fireworks to create colours and sparkles (take real care when using metal powders such as iron) and make sure students know they should not be creating or dismantling their own fireworks. Design a firework. Links to spectroscopy of the stars ...and analysis of valuable old paintings to spot fakes using the technology seen in Fake or Fortune!