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Mrs Bradford's Science & Teaching Resources

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I have been a science teacher for 10+ years and I love making and sharing my resources.

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I have been a science teacher for 10+ years and I love making and sharing my resources.
Science Classroom Displays - Planning Investigations
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Science Classroom Displays - Planning Investigations

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A colourful and informative display on how to plan investigations. Essential for KS3 and helpful for KS4. This attractive display includes the following: - Investigative keywords and definitions - Common apparatus with pictures and names - this is suitable for not only display but also for making into small, A6 cards and putting on a ring to help students choose equipment for investigation. - Up-to-date hazard symbols and meanings - A labelled picture of a Bunsen Burner - A walk-through of how to plan an investigation - what is needed in each section This display has received many compliments and is found invaluable by my Year 7 and 8 groups. Lettering sets from http://www.instantdisplay.co.uk/alphabetsets.htm
Haemoglobin and Transporting Oxygen
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Haemoglobin and Transporting Oxygen

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An attractive 30 minute lesson for AQA Biology 3.3.4.1 - Transporting oxygen around the body. Comprises: Objectives and keywords Starter - 3 levels of challenge - protein structure recap Main 1 - mix and match structure to function of haemoglobin Main 2 - Oxygen dissociation curve jigsaw (chop the graph up into pieces using a guillotine) and graph extrapolation. Main 3 - Different types of haemoglobin and matching them to animals that live in different conditions. Designed for a successful job interview.
New AQA AS Biology - Types of Selection
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New AQA AS Biology - Types of Selection

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A PowerPoint, handout and selection of exam questions to match the new 7401 and 7402 specification for AQA Biology: 3.4.4 - Genetic Diversity and Adaptation. It is timed for a 50-minute lesson. Handout used alongside presentation to form notes and aid Q&A. Exam questions for assessment at end of lesson. Examiners report included.
Elements and the Periodic Table
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Elements and the Periodic Table

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Lesson 1 of the Y7 unit Atoms, Elements and Compounds. Aimed at a higher level Y7 group. Grades are in the new 1-9 format. A variety of activities to introduce year 7 to elements and the periodic table. Group work, competitions and a short homework activity are included. Worksheets adapted from various resources on the TES. Collective memory Worksheet Cartoon Periodic Elements Triptico resource share link in included in the slide notes if you would like an interactive version and you have a Triptico account. Please review my resources and check out all my other lesson plans.
How to Wire a Plug
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How to Wire a Plug

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A colourful and engaging 50-minute lesson on how to wire a plug. This resource has four level of differentiation and is fully resourced. The objectives are linked to GSCE 9-1 grades. This lesson is suitable for all levels at KS3 and low ability KS4.
Planet Earth - Earth Structure
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Planet Earth - Earth Structure

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Lesson one of the year 8 unit - Planet Earth. Suitable for low-mid range year 8 group. Grades are 1-9. Presentation takes students through the structure of the Earth through various activities. I have adapted the worksheet from this one. I use Triptico for some of my activities. I highly recommend this resource - lots of fun little activities. If you do have an account, feel free to message me with your username and I shall add you to my shared group so you can have the activities too.
Resistance and Current in Wires - Planning Lesson
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Resistance and Current in Wires - Planning Lesson

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A 50-minute lesson on planning the resistance in a wire practical investigation. This resource features: - A colourful and engaging presentation - Fully GCSE 9-1 graded objectives - Worksheets to scaffold planning with 4 levels of differentiation - Assessment criteria - Copyright infringement free images This resource is suitable for KS3 and KS4.
KS3 Why is There Life on Earth?
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KS3 Why is There Life on Earth?

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A SOLO taxonomy lesson on why life exists on Earth. Created as a successful interview lesson, it involves movement around the room and regular assessment point checks. All resources are ready to be printed at the end of the PowerPoint. Ready to print and go.
Resistance of a Wire Practical Lesson
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Resistance of a Wire Practical Lesson

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A fully-resourced, 50-minute practical lesson on resistance and wire length. This resource includes: - A colourful and engaging presentation - Covers practical instructions, circuit diagrams, how to calculate resistance, risk assessments - Objectives with GCSE 9-1 grades - Worksheets with 4 levels of differentiation - Copyright infringement free images This lesson is suitable for high ability KS3 and all levels of KS4.
AQA A-Level Biology Checklists and Keywords
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AQA A-Level Biology Checklists and Keywords

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A growing bundle of checklists and keywords for years 1 and 2 A-Level Biology saving 20% off individual prices. Students can RAG their learning after each topic and then after revision. Keywords have space for a definition which can then also be RAGged during revision time.
Cells - Onion Cell Slides
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Cells - Onion Cell Slides

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A lesson on preparing onion cells slides. Includes: - Differentiated starter activity - Microscope worksheet - Full objectives This resource was updated on 17/10/16 to add: - Bingo activity with clues - Magnification extension activity Resource updates on 21/10/16 to add: - Onion cell slide pictures
Trends in Groups 1 and 7
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Trends in Groups 1 and 7

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A lesson that takes students on a journey through groups 1 an 7 of the periodic table. Students have to spot patterns and trends in data and then apply this knowledge. Exam question practice and a small practical involving magnetic marbles. Suitable for a higher ability group. Designed to match AQA Trilogy Combined Science and AQA Chemistry.
Current in a Wire Practical Lesson
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Current in a Wire Practical Lesson

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A fully-resourced, 50-minute lesson on how current changes with wire length. This resource includes: - A colourful and engaging presentation - Objectives with GCSE 9-1 grades - Three levels of differentiated practical worksheets - Copyright infringement free images This lesson is suitable for low/middle ability KS3.
Science Classroom Displays
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Science Classroom Displays

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A set of four Science classroom displays. These are interactive, colourful displays that will make any classroom look bright and fun to be in. Especially with open evenings around the corner - get your classroom looking top-notch right now! Special offer - buy this bundle and save 28% off the combined total!
Islamic Inventions Display
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Islamic Inventions Display

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A colourful and informative display on Islamic Inventions. Features information and images about eight major Islamic developments such as algebra, coffee, cameras, clocks and surgical instruments. Questions and answers make the board more interactive and interesting to look at. All images are free from copyright.
Year 2 Biology - Aerobic Respiration
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Year 2 Biology - Aerobic Respiration

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An attractive, self discovery and application based lesson designed for a successful lesson observation. This lesson covers the four stages of aerobic respiration - glycolysis, Link reaction, Krebs cycle and oxidative phosphorylation. Students are given a variety of tasks to discover the stages that occur during respiration using the knowledge they have gained from studying photosynthesis. Hint and help cards are also included to enable scaffolding in lesson. Application questions are scattered throughout to help students use their new knowledge in a variety of different contexts. Regular assessment in the form of hinge questions and exam questions. This is designed to take approximately 150 minutes to deliver. All packs are prepared and in order. Simply buy and print.
A-Level Biology: Water, ATP and Inorganic Ions
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A-Level Biology: Water, ATP and Inorganic Ions

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A 100-minute lesson on AQA Biology Year 1 - Water, ATP and Inorganic Ions. Features: - Diagrams of ATP and the reactions involved - Video links to checked and quality-assured videos - Full objectives linked to the AQA Biology specification - Information cards on water and inorganic ions - Essay question on the properties of water to assess student progress - Colourful slides and easy to read fonts Good independent learning opportunities, a variety of tasks and an easy to use, print and go presentation.
AQA A-Level Biology Year 1 - Topic 1 Checklist and Keyword List
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AQA A-Level Biology Year 1 - Topic 1 Checklist and Keyword List

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An editable and PDF version of an objective checklist and keyword list for the new AQA Biology Year 1 Topic 1. RAG column for when first covered, column for date revised and RAG for after revision. Allows students to monitor their progress and immediately see where they need to focus for revision. Keyword list also has space for definitions to be written down next to the word. Could also be then used for RAGing the understanding of the keywords. Objectives are adapted from the AQA A-Level Biology specification.
Investigative Science Skills - Bouncing Ball Challenge
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Investigative Science Skills - Bouncing Ball Challenge

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A colourful and engaging 50 minute investigative science lesson. Based on the technical challenge from the hit TV baking show, students are given a brief method and a success criteria - to find the exact height needed to drop a ball in order for it to bounce 32cm. They have to use the equipment, set it up, get results, plot a graph and extrapolate the answer before filling in an evaluation. This resource features: - Three levels of challenge with further differentiation potential using the hint cards - Colourful slides with copyright infringement free images - Common targets on a slide using the dot marking system (resource can be found here https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/dot-marking-regain-your-life-11165485)