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KS3 Group 0 Elements (Activate 2 C2 1.5) **Mark scheme included**
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KS3 Group 0 Elements (Activate 2 C2 1.5) **Mark scheme included**

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Chemistry KS3 lesson on Noble Gases. Linked with Activate 2 Textbook C2 1.5 Powerpoint includes: - extended written question on alkali metals to review prior learning - mark scheme included for extended written 6 mark question - task for students: identify properties of group 0 elements by plotting a graph of the relative atomic masses & describing trends observed. - stretch & challenge extension tasks (mark scheme included) - Wordsearch plenary
OCR PAG 11: INVESTIGATING THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ON HEART RATE IN DAPHNIA.
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OCR PAG 11: INVESTIGATING THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ON HEART RATE IN DAPHNIA.

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OCR Biology A PAG 11: Investigating the effect of temperature on heart rate in Daphnia. Links with A-level Biology topics: control of heart rate; homeostasis;features of an ectotherm. Could be also used for teaching high ability KS3 or KS4 Biology students. Powerpoint & planning sheet designed for an observation lesson. Students have to design their own method using the equipment provided (this is listed in slide 9 in the powerpoint). Planning sheet is differentiated into red/amber/green tasks to stretch & challenge students. Answers for extension questions are included in the powerpoint. Video links are included which show the Daphnia's heart beating & how to carefully handle the Daphnia.
OCR Biology A Module 6 Ecosystem Management
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OCR Biology A Module 6 Ecosystem Management

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Exam questions & mark schemes for all 3 ecosystems. Jigsaw group task: Each group has a different assigned ecosystem (Masai Mara/Terai region/Peat bogs); concept maps to fill in for each ecosystem included in the powerpoint.
KS3 PHYSICS: DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MASS AND WEIGHT
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KS3 PHYSICS: DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MASS AND WEIGHT

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Powerpoint which outlines the difference between mass and weight. Powerpoint includes lesson objectives; starter; mass Vs weight definitions; video links; plenary. Worksheet includes a results table for students to carry out simple calculations to apply their understanding.
KS3 Chromatography
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KS3 Chromatography

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KS3 Chromatography. Designed for a lesson observation, which was graded outstanding. Includes: - Powerpoint which sets the scenario for students (classroom pet kidnapped; ransom note left behind; three suspects) - Learning objective checklist- can be used as a starter/mini-plenary/plenary - Evidence cards of the 'suspects' - Method tick list - Police report for students to fill in with their results
KS3 Physics: Air resistance and Gravity.
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KS3 Physics: Air resistance and Gravity.

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KS3 lesson based around students constructing different sized parachutes (using straws; string; tape; plastic bags) & testing how long they take to fall. Powerpoint includes lesson objectives; variables for investigation; extension task. Worksheet includes results table & tasks for students to complete.
OCR Biology A Module 6: Predator Prey Competition
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OCR Biology A Module 6: Predator Prey Competition

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Exam Practice questions from the ecology section on module 6; difference between intraspecific & interspecific competition; competitive exclusion principle; past paper exam questions for students to complete which are differentiated into green/amber/red (mark schemes included); plenary: word taboo. Note: I print the green/amber/red questions in packs which students work together in groups to answer within a time limit. Then rotate questions with another group to correct/annotate before marking.
KS3 CHEMISTRY: PARTICLE THEORY
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KS3 CHEMISTRY: PARTICLE THEORY

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Designed for an observation lesson. Powerpoint includes lesson objectives; starter; instructions for task on worksheet (included); success criteria for modelling activity; plenary. Race game questions- print on different coloured paper & cut up. Assign each group a different colour so you can easily track the answers given to you. Worksheet includes task from the main activity and success criteria for the modelling activity.
KS3 Chemistry: Dissolving
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KS3 Chemistry: Dissolving

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Designed for a low ability year 7 group. Can be easily adapted for a high ability group. Context for the lesson to engage low ability group: which biscuit is the best for dunking in tea? Students have to investigate which biscuit is slowest to dissolve. Powerpoint includes lesson objectives, scenario for investigation; plenary. Worksheet includes instructions, results table; extension task.
KS3 BIOLOGY: RESPIRATION
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KS3 BIOLOGY: RESPIRATION

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Designed for an observation lesson which was graded outstanding. Powerpoint includes starter; lesson objectives; video link (hyperlinked on slide 2--> click on 'LO1'); questions; 'respiration race game'; creative writing task with success criteria; support sheet for lower ability students; plenary. Respiration race questions- print out on different coloured paper & cut up. Assign each group one colour to make it easier for you to track who has answered the questions. Learning objective checklist can be used as a starter/mini plenary/plenary activity to check progress.
KS3 CHEMISTRY: METALS AND ACIDS
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KS3 CHEMISTRY: METALS AND ACIDS

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Powerpoint includes: settler; learning objectives; starter; method; introduction on how to write word equations for metals +acids; mini-plenary quiz; plenary. Card sort- print & cut up. Students have to put the steps in the correct order. Learning objective checklist- can be used to check students' progress during the lesson.
OCR Biology A Module 5: Controlling heart rate (New specification 5.1.5)
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OCR Biology A Module 5: Controlling heart rate (New specification 5.1.5)

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OCR A2 Biology Module 5 (New specification). All answers to exam practice questions included in presentation. ***Video links are included in the notes section now (if the embedded video does not work)*** Presentation includes: - lesson objectives - engaging starter- reviewing 'fight or flight' response & introducing hormonal control of heart rate - embedded video to review AS knowledge of electrical control of the heart - concept map about chemoreceptors & baroreceptors; exam practice questions (print & enlarge to A3) for students to fill in - OCR past exam paper question & answer included - maths skills in Biology exam practice questions & answers included.
KS3 C2 1.1 METALS NON-METALS
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KS3 C2 1.1 METALS NON-METALS

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C2 1.1 (Activate 2 Textbook) Metals & Non-metals lesson: includes activity on sorting properties of metals & non-metals; video on metalloids; introduction to how acid rain is formed.
KS3 Chemistry: Separation techniques (separating salt from water)
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KS3 Chemistry: Separation techniques (separating salt from water)

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Designed for a low ability year 7 group to introduce separation techniques (separating salt from water). Can be easily modified for a higher ability group. Powerpoint includes: learning objectives; visual prompts of equipment that students (assigned 'equipment managers') need to collect; true/false quiz. Instructions for method are included- designed for low ability students.
KS3 Physics: Friction
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KS3 Physics: Friction

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Designed for a low ability year 7 group. Can be easily adapted for a higher ability group. Students investigate the relationship between the mass of a shoe and the force needed to pull it against friction. Powerpoint with learning objectives; instructions; plenary (diary entry-opportunity for extended writing). Method sheet which includes results table & extension questions about their observations.
KS3 PHYSICS: UPTHRUST
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KS3 PHYSICS: UPTHRUST

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Students have to design a boat using plasticine, which will float & carry marbles. Could make this into a competition between groups- which boat can hold the most amount of marbles without sinking. Powerpoint includes: lesson objectives; starter; forces review task with success criteria. Worksheet for students to complete after their investigation.
OCR BIOLOGY A MODULE 5: REFLEX ACTIONS
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OCR BIOLOGY A MODULE 5: REFLEX ACTIONS

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New specification OCR Biology A. Linked with Oxford Press Year 2 Biology A Textbook. Powerpoint lesson includes: practical activities investigating reflex actions; exam practice questions & answers; mark scheme.
KS3 CHEMISTRY: STATES OF MATTER
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KS3 CHEMISTRY: STATES OF MATTER

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Presentation includes lesson objectives; starter; pair work activity; instructions for an investigation (see notes section on slide 4 for materials); extension; plenary traffic light quiz.
OCR Biology A Year 1 Biological Molecules Water
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OCR Biology A Year 1 Biological Molecules Water

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Introduction to biomolecules (module 2) with an independent learning tasks on researching the definitions of ionic bonds, covalent bonds, hydrogen bonds, ions (anions & cations) monomers and polymers. ; practical activities investigating the properties of water; plenary: multiple choice quiz