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OCR Biology A Module 6 Ecosystem Management

OCR Biology A Module 6 Ecosystem Management

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.
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OCR Biology A Module 5: Controlling heart rate (New specification 5.1.5)

OCR Biology A Module 5: Controlling heart rate (New specification 5.1.5)

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.
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KS3 Physics: Friction

KS3 Physics: Friction

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.
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KS3 Chromatography

KS3 Chromatography

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
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KS3 BIOLOGY: RESPIRATION

KS3 BIOLOGY: RESPIRATION

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.
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OCR AS Biology Revision Lesson (cardiac cycle; protein structure; classification)

OCR AS Biology Revision Lesson (cardiac cycle; protein structure; classification)

Designed for an observation lesson. This resource focuses on revision of: cardiac cycle; protein structure; classification. Lesson includes: - Starter: Million pound sweet drop live quiz game - Spot the mistakes task in a student's exam answer (includes mark scheme & examiner's report) - Task for students to look at examples of extended written exam answers & how to improve them (this task uses some exemplars that OCR have provided) - Connect 4 task with answers included. Students choose 4 exam questions up/down/across/diagonal to complete (print slide from powerpoint & enlarge to A3; print mark scheme packs for students)
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OCR PAG 11: INVESTIGATING THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ON HEART RATE IN DAPHNIA.

OCR PAG 11: INVESTIGATING THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ON HEART RATE IN DAPHNIA.

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.
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KS3 Physics: Air resistance and Gravity.

KS3 Physics: Air resistance and Gravity.

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.
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KS3 CHEMISTRY: DIFFUSION

KS3 CHEMISTRY: DIFFUSION

Powerpoint includes: lesson objectives; starter (see slide 2 notes for requisition); video link (questions on worksheet); independent learning task with success criteria; plenary.
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KS3 CHEMISTRY: PARTICLE THEORY

KS3 CHEMISTRY: PARTICLE THEORY

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.
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KS3 CHEMISTRY: MIXTURES AND SOLUTIONS

KS3 CHEMISTRY: MIXTURES AND SOLUTIONS

Powerpoint includes: starter; lesson objectives; key definitions; autograph activity; graph skills (graph is not related to mixtures & solutions but incorporated as a follow on from a homework task I gave to my students); plenary million pound sweet drop live game.
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OCR Biology A Module 6: Predator Prey Competition

OCR Biology A Module 6: Predator Prey Competition

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.
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KS3 Physics: Density

KS3 Physics: Density

Designed for a KS3 year 7 group. Powerpoint introduces the definition of density & includes visual prompts for the students that are collecting equipment for investigation about density. Method sheet included with step by step instructions, results table & fill in the blanks activity.
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KS3 PHYSICS: UPTHRUST

KS3 PHYSICS: UPTHRUST

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.
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KS3 CHEMISTRY: METALS AND ACIDS

KS3 CHEMISTRY: METALS AND ACIDS

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.
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OCR Biology A Module 6 Genetics (Answers included)

OCR Biology A Module 6 Genetics (Answers included)

Used for an interview lesson observation which was graded outstanding. 12 page booklet with exam practice questions (differentiated into green/amber/red) on genetic diagrams involving codominance &sex-linked characteristics. Glossary of key terms included in booklet. Presentation includes: million pound sweet drop live game; answers for all questions in the booklet.
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KS3 Group 0 Elements (Activate 2 C2 1.5) **Mark scheme included**

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

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
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KS3 B2.1 Nutrients

KS3 B2.1 Nutrients

B2.1 Activate 2: Powerpoint lesson where students are assigned food groups to research & peer present; includes success criteria.
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KS3 Chemistry: Dissolving

KS3 Chemistry: Dissolving

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.
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