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I have been teaching for 6 years, originally training in Science and covering a wide range of subjects since. I have tried to provide schemes of work for each area - I know as an NQT and when a subject was new to me, this is what was missing on TES! I hope that these resources will help to kick-start your planning and make life that little bit easier.

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I have been teaching for 6 years, originally training in Science and covering a wide range of subjects since. I have tried to provide schemes of work for each area - I know as an NQT and when a subject was new to me, this is what was missing on TES! I hope that these resources will help to kick-start your planning and make life that little bit easier.
NEW 2017 AQA Biology Role of Biotechnology
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NEW 2017 AQA Biology Role of Biotechnology

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PPT lesson covering: Biotechnology Mycoproteins Making Yogurt Exam practice Links to Youtube videos which can be used to break up the lesson, and for class discussion points. Eg. Discussion of bias from Quorn videos.
Moja Island Project
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Moja Island Project

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This is an independent learning activity for teaching energy resources. It was taken from the Practical Action website, but I have included my own PPT which is an adapted version of the activity. Students have to research different energy resources and decide which would be appropriate for the different island communities. It encourages teamwork, independent learning and problem solving.
SEN Photosynthesis resource pack
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SEN Photosynthesis resource pack

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A selection of resources suitable for lower ability / SEN teaching of Photosynthesis. The photosynthesis equation card sort is very simple, and I used this as a starter which could be left out on tables as a visual reminder when needed. The Photosynthesis cards can be used in a couple of ways - I started by using the keyword and picture sections to build literacy, and then added in the definitions. Definitions have word blanks to get students thinking. Spell check - 3 versions of each word, only one is correct, circle the correct one. Greenhouse worksheet - used to aid discussion on how greenhouse features can aid photosynthesis.
Health and Social Care  BTEC Level 3 Grade Calculator
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Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3 Grade Calculator

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A detailed excel spreadsheet to calculate the current points scores, and therefore grades, for your students studying BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care. Can easily be adapted for other Level 3 BTEC subjects, you would just need to update the points values if they differ from the Health and Social care course.
What is Life?
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What is Life?

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KS3 Biology - This is usually the first lesson I teach Year 7 for our Cells topic to get them hooked. The video referred to is the David Attenborough - Tree of Life clip which is readily available on Youtube.com. Differentiated worksheets for the whole lesson.
Why exercise?
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Why exercise?

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PPT to discuss Metabolic rate and exercise. Begins with looking at types of exercise and how to measure fitness, BMI and the problems with relying on BMI as a measure of health, then there is a section for more able students to look at health food claims. This was a really useful section to help students see that they need to question what they read and make informed decisions about what is healthy. BMI calculations included.
7A Cells Scheme of work
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7A Cells Scheme of work

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Lesson plans and accompanying resources to aid in the teaching of 7A Cells topic. Starter/Plenary activities - newspaper starter, cell bingo, cell sequencing Main activities - Model cells, cell circus laminates (can be used as a market place, or stuck up around the room so students can collect relevant information during the lesson. I usually leave these up then for the remainder of the topic as a reference material.)
Windpower challenge
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Windpower challenge

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These resources are taken directly from practialaction.org. A very simple, independent learning activity. An interesting way to get some competition into the classroom.
Plants in motion
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Plants in motion

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This is a great website which has lots of plant time lapse videos. It shows germination, tropisms, nastic movements, flowers, circadian responses and many more.
NEW AQA Biology 2017 - B1 Cell Structure and Transport
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NEW AQA Biology 2017 - B1 Cell Structure and Transport

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Resources for teaching B1 Cell Structure and Transport. Includes; 4 PPTs as guidance for lessons, which all include keywords for the section, content, quick questions and exam questions. Complete key word list with definitions included. Learning Objectives (taken from the new AQA spec but translated into student friendly language as much as possible). (Osmosis lesson refers to practical guidance sheet from Practical Biology)