Evolution in action

Evolution in action

This worksheet asks students to look at two examples of evolution happening over human life times. Both examples include a species of lizard that has either had to adapt to a new environment or has had to deal with the introduction of competition into their habitat. The higher worksheet has the students answer more general questions about the research and its implications. The lower worksheet uses the sheet to re-enforce curriculum knowledge about evolution.
bharryb
Weight, Gravity, Solar System

Weight, Gravity, Solar System

A great extension sheet for both the AQA Forces topic and Space topics more generally. Ask students to quantitatively and qualitatively consider the effects of gravity on some of the more lesser known objects in our Solar System.
bharryb
Specific heat capacity workhsheet

Specific heat capacity workhsheet

2 sets of questions Easy and difficult about SHC Easy questions just apply the equation More difficult questions require students to re-arrange the equation and convert units. Comes with answers.
bharryb
Creating a World - Adaptations

Creating a World - Adaptations

This is a twist on the standard - design your own animal with its own adaptations to its environment. The lesson starts with identifying adaptations of a polar bear Then a short video of how a human is adapted to its environment. The kids LOVE this video. Narrated by David Attenborough and is gripping Then students design their own animal Then students design animals that are adapted particularly to hunt that first animal. Keeping in mind giving that animal adaptations to the environment as well. Students then build up a food web of animals all adapted to hunting and evading each other. Comes with a powerpoint and differentiation material. This lesson has resulted in excellent observations for myself in several schools I have worked at.
bharryb
Solids Liquids and gases. Penguins!

Solids Liquids and gases. Penguins!

A worksheet that asks students to explain how a colony of penguins can be used to represent solids liquids and gas in an extended writing paragraph. It then asks the students to consider the disadvantages of the model, before coming up with their own idea. Comes with answers to the first two questions. The third question there will be many different answers to.
bharryb
Solar and Lunar Eclipses

Solar and Lunar Eclipses

This worksheet comes with a markscheme. It covers the cause of both types of eclipses and asks students to explain it. It then asks students to explain how eclipses would be different in different situations
bharryb
The Moon - Astronomy Specification or extension

The Moon - Astronomy Specification or extension

This lesson covers what needs to be known about the Moon in Edexcel Astronomy 2.1-2.7. All key definitions are covered and the Lunar phases are used at the end to explain the changing way in which the Moon is perceived. A lunar phases worksheet is included. Tidal locking is then discussed to explain why we only see one side, There are questions for the class to think about. If the Moon is drawn. The lesson should take around 60 -75 minutes. If not, closer to an hour The worksheet can be purchased separately here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/lunar-cycle-worksheet-11736386
bharryb
Astronomy Edexcel 1.1 --> 1.5

Astronomy Edexcel 1.1 --> 1.5

A lesson about an hour long. It covers the important definitions in Edexcel Astronomy 1.1 to 1.5, It recaps the seasons from KS3 and discusses the key definitions Onedefinition from the spec is left off which is the Prime Meridian. That is covered in a seperate lesson. It comes with two differentiated worksheets which can be purchased separately: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/astronomy-and-the-earth-11747898 https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/seasons-worksheet-11738104
bharryb
The Solar System

The Solar System

A simple worksheet on the Solar System. The worksheet specifically covers important definitions in the AQA KS3 syllabus such as exoplanet and light year. However it is a good worksheet for any KS3 or KS4 class. Answers
bharryb
Astronomy and the Earth

Astronomy and the Earth

This resource covers section 1 of the new Edexcel Astronomy specification. It covers all the key points that need to be known, except for the key words North Pole and South pole. It can also be used a Geography resource. It could also be used as an A level extension for Physics
bharryb
Causes and Effects of drought (Sahel)

Causes and Effects of drought (Sahel)

Lesson for KS4 on the causes and effectsof drought with focus on the Sahel. Learning Outcomes: All – Describe the causes and effects of drought in the Sahel. Most – Explain the causes and effects of drought in the Sahel. Some – Analyse the causes and effects of drought in the Sahel. Lesson includes: powerpoint slides with all information and task instructions necessary, challenge tasks, youtube link, booklet describing and explaining causes rated by chilies to indicate the challenge Tips for the lesson - allow students a lengthy amount of time to go through causes in the booklet. Could lead onto a debate about the main causes.
bharryb
Torture sqaure - maths multiplication

Torture sqaure - maths multiplication

This contains an excel spreadsheet, a powerpoint slide and instructions This is a multiplication table. Can be differentiated from 6-18. For less able or younger kids simply set the numbers lower. For top set year 11 you could have higher numbers such as 96! Put the numbers you want the kids to multiply together on the excel spreadsheet and it will automatically update on the activity slide of the powerpoint. This is a common classroom activity but I have designed it to be dead simple to use. everything is automatic SIMPLE INSTRUCTIONS: ONLY CHANGE THE NUMBERS ON THE QUESTION PAGE OF THE EXCEL SPREADSHEET. EVERYTHING ELSE WILL SORT ITSELF OUT Note: The powerpoint / excel link sometimes does not survive the downloading process. It is simple to replicate though Copy the question table from excel Paste special (home tab) paste link paste microsoft excel worksheet object Do the same for answers DETAILS INSTRUCTIONS There are TWO pages in the excel document. Only change the numbers in the QUESTION PAGE The answers page will AUTOMATICALLY update. There are TWO powerpoint slides. One to project to the students in order to complete the activity. The other to project when you want to show the answers. The powerpoint slide will automatically update when you change the numbers in the excel spreadsheet.
bharryb
Seasons worksheet

Seasons worksheet

Work sheet that is has two options of differentiation. Comes with an answer sheet specifically for the foundation sheet, but can be used for higher.
bharryb
The Atom -fill in the gaps

The Atom -fill in the gaps

Takes students through the structure of the atom and the meaning of atomic number and atomic mass. complete with answers
bharryb
Intro to economic development (key words)

Intro to economic development (key words)

First lesson of a SOW looking at economic development. Introduces all measurements of development (HDI, GDP, life expectancy, birth rate etc.). Learning questions: What it development? How is it measured?
bharryb
AQA waves topic questions

AQA waves topic questions

These are questions I have written on: The EM spectrum, Speed, distance, time, wavelength, frequency equations. There are stretch and challenge questions as well Comes with a markscheme
bharryb
Big Bang Theory Vs Steady State Theory

Big Bang Theory Vs Steady State Theory

A series of questions and Venn Diagram on the two theories. This is then followed up by a model for the students to analyse. A space is then provided to come up with their own model
bharryb
Ionising radiation work pack

Ionising radiation work pack

Fill in the gaps activity on Ionising radiation. Booklet then asks students to come up with their own way of thinking about ionising radiation after being given an example.
bharryb
Castle is a cell

Castle is a cell

Models a castle as a cell. Then provides opportunity for students to think of their own model. Includes mark scheme Includes section on protein synthesis
bharryb