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Experienced Biology teacher and tutor. In this shop you will find resources mainly for KS3 Science, KS4 Biology and KS5 Biology My uploaded lessons are what we would call in our department 'grab and go' (i.e. a starter, main and plenary; all activities have answers.) I am very passionate about developing maths, practical and revision skills with my students; my resources reflect this. These resources have received positive feedback from both students and staff. I hope you find them helpful.

Experienced Biology teacher and tutor. In this shop you will find resources mainly for KS3 Science, KS4 Biology and KS5 Biology My uploaded lessons are what we would call in our department 'grab and go' (i.e. a starter, main and plenary; all activities have answers.) I am very passionate about developing maths, practical and revision skills with my students; my resources reflect this. These resources have received positive feedback from both students and staff. I hope you find them helpful.
Lymphatic system
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Lymphatic system

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This a two page revision poster on Lymph Lymph nodes Tissue fluid formation and comparisons between the blood and lymph When students fill in the missing keywords in Part 1; they complete questions Part 2 Questions from their textbook Part 3 Complete past exam questions Part 4 Complete a test (optional ) I use this 4 part revision strategy to get students to understand the importance of chunk revising and marking.
Investigating variation - Hand span experiment
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Investigating variation - Hand span experiment

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Specification link: Oxford KS3 Science - Activate 2 B3 Adaptation and inheritance Resource includes differentiated lesson (higher and lower) opportunity to carry out a practical worksheets (higher and lower) allows students to practice their skills on collecting data, graphing and calculating homework exercise - a selection of past exam questions (answers included) When students complete this exercise I mark it as an assessed piece of work.
GCSE OCR Biology B4 ECOSYSTEMS - Revision poster
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GCSE OCR Biology B4 ECOSYSTEMS - Revision poster

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OCR Gateway Science (Grade 9-1) Specification Suitable for **Year **groups 9 - 11 It summaries the key concepts on B4 to include Ecology, biotic and abiotic factors, interdependance, food chains, carbon, nitrogen and water cycle Triple/separate content not included. I usually get my students **to add on **this criteria Practical detail also** not included**: see my GCSE practical summaries. This revision resource: Assess students understanding on keywords in B4 and concepts Forms the backbone of their revision Student have always found these posters helpful and use them regularly when answering exam questions stuents found the layouts of the cycles very helpful; to help them memorise the cycles students would work in pair or groups of four to draw the cycles on the desks with washable marker pens. I was also able to move between group and orally check their understanding. This is excellent for a student lead activity and teacher facilitating - great as a learning walk activity
Body systems Revision poster KS3
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Body systems Revision poster KS3

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Specification link: Oxford KS3 Science - Activate 1 Attached is a template I use with my year 7 students to revise this topic If you can photocopy as A3 it works even better answers also attached
Variation
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Variation

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Specification link:*** Oxford KS3 Science - Activate 2*** B3 Adaptation and inheritance A Year 8 lesson I developed; could also be used for KS4 This resource comes differentiated (use with your higher or lower sets) students will learn the difference between inherited and environmental variation a few activities all with answers homework exercise also included
B4 Competition and interdependence
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B4 Competition and interdependence

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GCSE OCR Gateway Science *Specification link *(Grade 9 -1) B4 Competition and interdependence There is a lot of biological concepts to cover in this lesson (my advice would be to do Task 3 (research task) in a separate lesson and finish that lesson with some past exam questions. The biggest mistake teachers make here is they fly through this section and students mis the understanding of key terms like bioaccumulation and the examboard loves to test students scientific knowledge on the concepts covered in this lesson This lesson covers the term competition - students can watch a short clip on intrasepecfic competition terms - predation, mutualistic and parasitism relationships explained and questions to consolidate students learning term bioaccumulation explained independent research task
GCSE Biology B1 - Cell Levels System revision
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GCSE Biology B1 - Cell Levels System revision

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GCSE Biology B1 - Cell Levels System revision follows the Gateway Science specification. This resourse is for Year 9 - 11 pupils. It summaries the key concepts on all the B1 topics to include B1.1 Cell structure, B1.2 What happens in cells, B1.3 Respiration and B1.4 Photosynthesis. Students must fill in the keywords that are missing on the ‘student version’ ppt. There is answers on the ‘answer’ ppt. that accompanies the student version and there is a help sheet, this displays the keywords for students. Please note triple concepts are not included in these summaries (I usually get my triples to do up their own slide on the triple concept that is missing.) The dept of practical/experimental knowledge is also missing but please see me other resources on GCSE Biology practical summaries. Students (especially the lower ability) find these revision sheets very helpful and they form the backbone of their revision.
Reproduction revision poster KS3
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Reproduction revision poster KS3

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Specification link: Oxford KS3 Science - Activate 1 Attached is a revision poster I use with my Yr7’s to summaries the key concepts in this topic for human and plant reproduction.
Human reproductive systems
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Human reproductive systems

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Specification link: **Oxford KS3 Science Activate 1 ** Lesson 2: Reproductive systems Lesson: Identifies the key parts of the male and female reproductive systems and the functions. A worksheet with answers to consolidate their learning and two summative plenaries to choose from
Practical - Investigating abiotic factors using a quadrat and line transect.
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Practical - Investigating abiotic factors using a quadrat and line transect.

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GCSE OCR GAteway Science Specification (Grade 9- 1) B4 - Ecosystems Lesson includes: Starter, main and plenary Practical worksheet Past exam question (at higher and foundation tier) Practical request order Always important to cover this practical when teaching this Ecology lesson. The 6 marker on the past exam question is a typical question you would see on a paper and student who carry out this practical do better in answering the question.
Abiotic and biotic factors
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Abiotic and biotic factors

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GCSE OCR Gateway Science Specification (Grade 9 - 1) Complete lesson (Starter, main (2 tasks) plenary) with differentiated worksheets a homework task group work a mark schemes for all tasks included Students will learn the difference between abiotic and biotic factors be able to give examples of these factors within communities and discuss the affects be able to identify examples within ecosystems
Ecosystems
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Ecosystems

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OCR Gateway Science (Grade 9-1) Specification Suitable for Year groups 9 - 11 Students will learn the difference between a natural and artificial ecosystem key terminology design their own ecosystem storyboard - my example if from ‘Finding nemo’ understand the difference between food chains and food webs Homeworks tasks also included - see my B4 Ecosystems homework FREE booklet that covers consolidation for all lesson in this B4.1 scheme of work (5 lessons for higher; 7 lessons for triple/separate Biology). The answers are also included
Pyramid of numbers and biomass
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Pyramid of numbers and biomass

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GCSE OCR GAteway Science Specification (Grade 9- 1) B4 - Ecosystems Lesson includes: Starter, main and plenary Three tasks for students to practice draw their pyramids of numbers and biomass All tasks include the answers
Nitrogen and Water (Nutrient) Cycles
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Nitrogen and Water (Nutrient) Cycles

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OCR Gateway Science Spec. (Grade 9-1) B4 - Ecosystems Includes: Higher and Foundation lesson and worksheet Each lesson has starter, main and plenary a ‘click and go’ powerpoint with all answers to worksheets included lots of visual aids and assessment for learning
Efficiency of biomass transfer
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Efficiency of biomass transfer

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OCR GCSE Spec. (Grade 9 -1) B4 Ecosystems This lesson is for Biology only students: a ‘click and go’ powerpoint with starter main and plenary all answers included on slide students can practice calculating efficiency of biomass transfer
Activate Year 7 Topic checklist
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Activate Year 7 Topic checklist

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This checklist is useful for Year 7 science students preparing for end of Year exams in science. Textbook layout is applicable to the Activate 1 Science book by Oxford
Safety in the laboratory
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Safety in the laboratory

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A safety in the laboratory lesson I use this generally with Year 7 and 8 students (also good for any Year 6 open days in your school). It covers; identifying risks in a laboratory common pieces of equipment how to lit a bunsen burner and safety and roaring flame use
B1 - Cell level systems OCR Gateway Science
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B1 - Cell level systems OCR Gateway Science

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Biology B1 Revision In our department we would consider the points on these knowledge documents as the fundamentals on what students NEED to know for this topic. It does involve a lot of rotate learning from the pupil; but they can be creative in how they revise with this information. Teachers can then follow up with recall and application questions. These documents are a great success with our students. Hope they help your students.
GCSE Biology B2 - Scaling up REVISION Posters
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GCSE Biology B2 - Scaling up REVISION Posters

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OCR Gateway Science (Grade 9-1) Specification Suitable for Year groups 9 - 11 It summaries the key concepts on all the B2 topics to include B2.1 Suppling the cell , B2.2 The challenge of size. Triple/separate content not included. I usually get my students to add on this criteria Practical detail also** not included**: see my GCSE practical summaries. This revision resource: Students must fill in keywords missing It assess their understanding Forms the backbone of their revision Student have always found these posters helpful
OCR B1 - 3 Key diagrams GCSE Gateway Science
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OCR B1 - 3 Key diagrams GCSE Gateway Science

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Follows the OCR Gateway Science specification *Suitable for * Year groups 9 - 11 Combined students - triple content not included This resource; useful closer to examination times I print three slides per page in a handout format; it is photocopied as a booklet for the students I will spend a lesson going through key concepts relating to the topic, inform students on past exam questions relating to the topic. They annotate. This lesson is very teacher lead but students love this type of lesson right before the exams.