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'If you keep trying the same old things, you'll keep getting the same old results'. Imaginative teaching ideas help stimulate students and improve student retention. I don't claim to be an expert but I hope that some of my ideas will help other teachers.

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'If you keep trying the same old things, you'll keep getting the same old results'. Imaginative teaching ideas help stimulate students and improve student retention. I don't claim to be an expert but I hope that some of my ideas will help other teachers.
New AQA 1-9 GCSE Biology (Science) Paper 1 Work Booklets

New AQA 1-9 GCSE Biology (Science) Paper 1 Work Booklets

This resource is a bundle of 4 GCSE Biology paper 1 work booklets that will help enable students to revise the 4 sections in the first Biology paper. The workbooks in this resource cover: 1: Cells 2: Biological Organisation 3: Bioenergetics 4: Infection & Response Thanks for looking
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AQA 1-9 GCSE Chemistry (Science) Paper 1 Work Booklets Bundle

AQA 1-9 GCSE Chemistry (Science) Paper 1 Work Booklets Bundle

This resource is a bundle of 4 GCSE Chemistry paper 1 work-booklets that will help enable students to revise the 5 sections in the first Chemistry paper. The workbooks in this resource cover: 1: Atomic structure & periodic table 2: Bonding, structure & the properties of matter 3: Chemical change 4: Energy change 5: Quantitative chemistry Thanks for looking
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AQA 1-9 GCSE Physics (Science) Paper 1 Work Booklets Bundle

AQA 1-9 GCSE Physics (Science) Paper 1 Work Booklets Bundle

This resource is a bundle of 4 GCSE Physics paper 1 work-booklets that will help enable students to revise the 4 sections in the first Physics paper. The workbooks in this resource cover: 1: Atomic structure 2: Electricity 3: Energy 4: Particle model of matter Thanks for looking
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New AQA GCSE Chemistry Using the Earth's Resources & Sustainability Lesson

New AQA GCSE Chemistry Using the Earth's Resources & Sustainability Lesson

This resource is a lesson with activities covering the using the Earth's resources and sustainable development content in the new 2016 AQA Chemistry specification. This resource includes 1: A power point to lead students through the lesson 2: A starter game with information sheet 3: A card sort activity 4: A graph analysis activity Thanks for looking
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Over 300 AQA GCSE Science Revision Tasks

Over 300 AQA GCSE Science Revision Tasks

This resource is a set of over 300 AQA GCSE Science revision tasks covering the content in the 2015 AQA Science specification. Most of the tasks are in a zip file, however, I've included a few so they will appear in the previews. Each task has instructions for what the task is and a bit of key information students will need. Each task is designed to take around 10 mins and over the last few years have really helped students structure their own revision. Good luck in the summer exams and thanks for looking
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26 New GCSE Science Required Practical 6 Mark Questions

26 New GCSE Science Required Practical 6 Mark Questions

This resource is a set of 26 bespoke 6 mark questions to test students understanding of most of the required practicals in the 2015 AQA Science specification. The questions have been written in a similar style to the practical 6 mark questions in the sample material. Thanks for looking
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New AQA GCSE Chemistry Calculating the Rate of Chemical Reaction Lesson

New AQA GCSE Chemistry Calculating the Rate of Chemical Reaction Lesson

This resource is a lesson with activities covering the calculating rate of chemical reactions content in the new 2015 AQA Chemistry specification. This resource includes: 1: A power point to lead students through the lesson 2: A literacy starter activity 3: A calculations snakes & ladders game 4: A rate of reaction graph activity Thanks for looking
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New AQA GCSE Chemistry Energy Changes / Bond Energy Lesson

New AQA GCSE Chemistry Energy Changes / Bond Energy Lesson

This resource is a lesson with activities covering the energy changes section of the new AQA Chemistry 2016 specification. This resource includes: 1: A power point to lead students through the lesson 2: A counting the types of bond in a compound activity 3: A step by step guild on how energy change is calculated 4: A calculating total bond energy in a compound activity 5: A using energy change to draw an energy level diagram plenary activity Thanks for looking
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50 AQA Physics 6 Mark Questions With Mark Schemes

50 AQA Physics 6 Mark Questions With Mark Schemes

This set of questions cover the topics included in the AQA Physics GCSE. All the questions come with a a mark scheme which can either be used by teachers or students to mark their answers. This resource has been developed over the last three years and has been proven to help students gain more marks in GCSE long answer questions
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NEW 300 AQA 1-9 GCSE Science 6 Mark Questions & Activities with Mark Schemes

NEW 300 AQA 1-9 GCSE Science 6 Mark Questions & Activities with Mark Schemes

This is a set of 300 questions that cover the topics included in the AQA Science GCSE 2015 specification. All the questions come with a a mark scheme which can either be used by teachers or students to mark their answers. All the questions come with mark schemes using the 1-9 grading system and can be used for revision or as assessment at the end of the lesson. Thanks for looking
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New 1-9 GCSE Science (Biology) Required Practical Lessons

New 1-9 GCSE Science (Biology) Required Practical Lessons

This resource is a set of lessons to help students work through the required practicals in the 2015 AQA Biology specification. Each lesson includes some background information, how to carry the practical out, how to record results, the variables in the practical and a 6 mark AFL question. The practicals covered in this resource are: 1: Photosynthesis 2: Osmosis 3: Reaction time 4: Culturing microbes 5: Decay 6: Germination 7: Field investigations 8: Enzymes 9: Food tests 10: Microscopy Thanks for looking
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NEW 100 AQA 1-9 GCSE Biology (Science) 6 Mark Questions & Activities with Mark Schemes

NEW 100 AQA 1-9 GCSE Biology (Science) 6 Mark Questions & Activities with Mark Schemes

This set of questions cover the topics included in the AQA Biology GCSE 2015 specification. All the questions come with a a mark scheme which can either be used by teachers or students to mark their answers. All the questions come with mark schemes using the 1-9 grading system and can be used for revision or as assessment at the end of the lesson. Some of the areas covered by this resource are: 1: The required practicals in the GCSE Biology spec 2: The Nitrogen Cycle 3: The Heart 4: Genetic engineering 5: Cloning 6: Blood vessels 7: Cancer 8: Transpiration 9: The Kidney 8: Diffusion 9: Active Transport 10: Biodiversity 11: Decay 12: The carbon cycle 13: ADH 14: The immune system 15: Homeostasis 16: Malaria 17: Reflexes 18: HIV 19: Extinction 20: Evolution These questions act as goo AFL activities at the end of the lesson and the mark schemes will allow students to see what the exam board want within long answer questions. Thanks for looking
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56 AQA Chemistry 6 Mark Questions With Mark Schemes

56 AQA Chemistry 6 Mark Questions With Mark Schemes

This set of questions cover the topics included in the AQA Chemistry GCSE. All the questions come with a a mark scheme which can either be used by teachers or students to mark their answers. This resource has been developed over the last three years and has been proven to help students gain more marks in GCSE long answer questions
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OCR A Level Biology A2 Revision Notes / Summary Sheets

OCR A Level Biology A2 Revision Notes / Summary Sheets

This resource is a power point containing 15 A2 Biology summary sheets. The sheets included cover the following areas: 1: Neuronal communication x 2 2: Reflexes & muscles 3: Hormonal communication 4: Homeostasis 5: Excretion & the kidney 6: Photosynthesis 7: Respiration 8: Patterns of variation 9: Manipulating genomes 10: Genetic engineering & cloning 11: Biotechnology 12: Ecosystems 13: Genetics 14: Plant responces To accompany the power point is a picture file of each that students can easily get on their phones. Thanks for looking
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New GCSE AQA Chemistry Life Cycle Assessment Lesson

New GCSE AQA Chemistry Life Cycle Assessment Lesson

This resource is a lesson with activities covering the life cycle assessments content of the new 2016 AQA Chemistry GCSE. This resource includes 1: A power point to lead students through the lesson 2: A card sort activity 3: A life cycle assessment of window frame activity 4: A life cycle assessment of paper & plastic bag activity 5: A 6 mark question plenary activity Thanks for looking
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31 AQA GCSE Science 2016 Spec New Content 6 Mark Questions

31 AQA GCSE Science 2016 Spec New Content 6 Mark Questions

This set of questions cover the topics included in the AQA Science GCSE new spec . All the questions come with a a mark scheme which can either be used by teachers or students to mark their answers. This resource has been developed using the new content in the 2015-2016 specification and is designed to help get students started straight away in September
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NEW 100 AQA 1-9 GCSE Chemistry (Science) 6 Mark Questions & Activities with Mark Schemes

NEW 100 AQA 1-9 GCSE Chemistry (Science) 6 Mark Questions & Activities with Mark Schemes

This set of questions cover the topics included in the AQA Chemistry GCSE 2015 specification. All the questions come with a a mark scheme which can either be used by teachers or students to mark their answers. All the questions come with mark schemes using the 1-9 grading system and can be used for revision or as assessment at the end of the lesson. Some of the areas covered by this resource are: 1: The required practicals in the GCSE Chemistry spec 2: A number of questions looking at practicals students may be asked about other than required practicals 3: Electrolysis 4: Combustion 5: LCA 6: Metals 7: Acids & alkalis 8: The periodic table 9: Reactions 10: Allotropes of carbon 11: States of matter 12: The Haber process 13: The Earth 14: Molecules 15: And lots more
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New AQA GCSE Chemistry Ways of Reducing the Use of Resources Lesson

New AQA GCSE Chemistry Ways of Reducing the Use of Resources Lesson

This resource is a lesson with activities covering the ways of reducing the use of resources part of the new AQA 2016 Chemistry specification. This resource includes: 1: A starter literacy game 2: A recycling glass information hunt activity 3: A recycling metals group activity 4: A power point to lead students through the lesson 5: A 6 mark assessment question Thanks for looking
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New AQA GCSE Physics Pressure in Liquids Lesson

New AQA GCSE Physics Pressure in Liquids Lesson

This resource is a lesson with activities covering the pressure in liquids content in the 2015 AQA GCSE specification. This resource includes: 1: A power point to lead students through the lesson 2: A pressure equation starter dice game 3: A particles in gas activity 4: A pressure at depth activity 5: A pressure in liquids literacy activity 6: A 6 mark plenary question Thanks for looking
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New AQA GCSE Biology Contraceptive Lesson

New AQA GCSE Biology Contraceptive Lesson

This resource is a lesson with activities covering the contraceptive content of the new 2016 AQA Biology specification. This resource includes 1: A power point to lead students through the lesson 2: A student sheet to fill out during the lesson 3: A type of contraceptive micro teaching activity 4: A exam style plenary activity Thanks for looking
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Science Classroom / Lab display Ideas

Science Classroom / Lab display Ideas

I've included some photos of lab displays I've put up over the years, hopefully they will help anyone who's looking for a bit of inspiration. I'm also toying around with the idea of writing a book on classroom displays. If anyone can make any suggestions on what to include that would be useful I would be appreciative. Follow me @teacherchalky1
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Giant Ionic Bonding Battleships Game

Giant Ionic Bonding Battleships Game

This is an activity which you can either use as a starter or as part of a revision lesson. Each pair of students will set up the sheets and then take it in turns to play battleships, answering questions on giant ionic bonding as they go. There is also an instruction slide included to help you explain to students what they need to be doing. Thanks for looking, any feedback would be appreciated Follow me @teacherchalky1
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