Our physics department achieved results 33% above national average in September and is in the top 10% in the UK. These are the lessons that achieved this. Try before you buy, download my 7 lesson bundle KS3 Light - free.
Each individual lesson is presented below, however most of my premium resources follow the same format, which is:-
All power points to tell a story
learning objectives clearly and uniquely visually linked, short, relevant and punchy, revised a minimum of 3 time a lesson.
Fun pictures all over to help tell the tale.
All slides plain black background font comic sans minimum 24 for contrast and easy to read at the back.
As many fun, creative and original practical’s built in to lessons as could be implemented.
Practical instructions given along with prep room requests.
TEEP embedded, alongside philosophies from working with the Stimulating Physics program.
Lesson 1 Introduction to forces
Lesson 2 Plastic, elastic, compression and tension
Lesson 3 Springs
Lesson 4 Friction
Lesson 5 Balanced and unbalanced forces
Lesson 6 Pressure
Free with this bundle Literacy in science
Each text is written in an informal manor, describing in detail the science behind the title, followed by 3 – 4 questions from which the pupil has to dissect the answers from the text or formulate their own ideas.
Each article and set of questions is 2 sides of A4 in length.
A child of the Stars – where were you made?
Are we being watched – the difficulties of searching for alien life.
Bernadette the deadly yellow boxfish – she’s beautiful but evolution has packed a deadly punch, let Bernie tell you all.
Earthquakes and your fingernails – how do they happen and why are they like your fingernails?
Mass and Weight – what’s gravity got to do with it!
Nuclear Power part 1 – how we get electricity from the atom.
Nuclear Power part 2 – Time line of an explosion, and nuclear meltdown.
Red shift, The Doppler Effect and the Expanding Universe.
Samantha the red serpent star, let Sam describe her amazing biology to you.
SAR 11 – So just what is the most important life in the ocean?
Sir Isaac Newton, William Hershel and fluorescent corals – Ok just what have these in common.
So what is electricity – let your students ‘go with the flow’!
Sid the Sponge – Don’t take a bath with me, allow Sid to describe himself.
That old bar magnet called earth – magnets, solar wind and dead planets.
The Blue Dragon – this baby packs a real sting, but how?
The deadly wave called sound – sound is amazing and deadly.
The empty sea, a sad but true tale.
The immortal jellyfish – who wants to live forever, well this beast can!