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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.
26 New GCSE Science Required Practical 6 Mark Questions
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26 New GCSE Science Required Practical 6 Mark Questions

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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
KS4 AQA GCSE Biology (Science) Multiple Choice Question Bundle
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KS4 AQA GCSE Biology (Science) Multiple Choice Question Bundle

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This resource is a bundle of over 100 multiple choice questions that can be used to help students revise for their GCSE Biology exams. This resource includes questions covering: 1: Bioenergetics 2: Cells 3: Ecology 4: Homeostasis 5: Inheritance 6: Infection & response 7: Biological organisation Thanks for looking
107 A Level (AS) Biology Revision Task Cards
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107 A Level (AS) Biology Revision Task Cards

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This resource is a set of 107 OCR (however they would also be appropriate for other exam boards) AS Biology revision task cards. This resource has been written so that all of the assessment points in the specification are covered. Thanks for looking
GCSE Biology Photosynthesis Revision Lesson
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GCSE Biology Photosynthesis Revision Lesson

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This resource is a revision lesson covering the photosynthesis section of the AQA GCSE Biology specification. This resource include: 1: A starter 6 mark question marking activity which covers the basics of photosynthesis 2: A how the leaf is adapted to carry out photosynthesis model activity 3: A limiting factors snakes and ladders game 4: A 6 mark plenary activity to bring all of the key points together 5: A photosynthesis summary sheet Thanks for looking
NEW 100 AQA 1-9 GCSE Biology (Science) 6 Mark Questions & Activities with Mark Schemes
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NEW 100 AQA 1-9 GCSE Biology (Science) 6 Mark Questions & Activities with Mark Schemes

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

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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
KS4 AQA GCSE Biology (Science) Revision Knowledge Organiser Bundle
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KS4 AQA GCSE Biology (Science) Revision Knowledge Organiser Bundle

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This resource is a bundle of knowledge organisers coving the content in the 2015 AQA Biology specification. This resource contains knowledge organisers covering: 1: Cells 2: Organisation 3: Bioenergeticis 4: Ecology 5: Homeostasis 6: Infection & Response 7: Inheritance Thanks for looking
Over 30 GCSE Science Graph Analysis Questions
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Over 30 GCSE Science Graph Analysis Questions

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This resource is a set of 30 graph analysis questions that can be used to help students answer questions involving graphs in the Science GCSE. There are some graphs with questions to discuss with students, some with anomalies for students to identify and some which ask students to describe what the graph shows. Thanks for looking
OCR / AQA A Level Biology Communicable Disease & Immunity Revision Workbook
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OCR / AQA A Level Biology Communicable Disease & Immunity Revision Workbook

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This resource is a Communicable Disease & Immunity Revision Workbook that will help enable students to revise this topic and has been written to cover all of the key points in the OCR A Level Biology specification on this content. The main areas covered in this work booklet are: Plant & animal diseases Types of pathogen Disease transmission Plant defences Non specific immunity Antibodies Humoral immunity Acquired immunity Phagocytosis Throughout the booklet are a range of different activities including highlighting text, exam style questions, drawing diagrams, key word tables and lots more. Thanks for looking
20 A Level Biology Revision Games
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20 A Level Biology Revision Games

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This resource is a set of 20 games that can be used during your revision sessions leading up to the A Level Biology exam. Some games are by themselves whilst others have information sheets that go with them. This resource includes games covering: 1: Evolution 2: Animal & plant pathogens 3: Antibodies 4: Controlling heart rate 5: Controlling blood glucose 6: Excretion 7: Immunology 8: Insect ventilation 9: The brain 10: Mutations & variation 11: Non specific immunity 12: Organisation of the nervous system 13: Water transport 14: Phagocytosis 15: Plant defences 16: Sliding filament model 17: The structure of the kidney 18: Types of circulation 19: Vaccination 20: Variation Thanks for looking
A Level Biology Control of Gene Expression Lesson
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A Level Biology Control of Gene Expression Lesson

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This resource is a lesson with activities covering the control of gene expression content in the new 2016 OCR A Level Biology specification. This resource includes: 1: A literacy key information starter activity 2: A power point to lead students through the lesson 3: A multiple choice question activity 4: A sheet for students to fill out during the lesson 5: A post translation discussion activity 6: A transcriptional control dice game 7: An information slide that can be used for flipped learning 8: A set of notes for students to use 9: A version of the lesson that can be used just from the front of the room 10: A link to a bespoke video that goes through the lesson that can be used for remote learning Thanks for looking
AQA 1-9 GCSE Biology(Science) Biological Organisation Revision Workbook
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AQA 1-9 GCSE Biology(Science) Biological Organisation Revision Workbook

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This resource is a GCSE biological organisation revision workbook that will help enable students to revise this topic and has been written to cover all of the key points in the GCSE Biology specification in this section. The main areas covered in this work booklet are: Animal tissues organs and organ systems human digestive system heart and blood vessels blood coronary heart disease health issues life style and non-communicable diseases / cancer. Plant tissues and organ systems. Within the booklet are a range of different activities for students to work through to help them remember the content. Thanks for looking
AQA 1-9 GCSE Biology (Science) Cells Work Booklet
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AQA 1-9 GCSE Biology (Science) Cells Work Booklet

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This resource is a GCSE Cells work-booklet that will help enable students to revise this topic and has been written to cover all of the key points in the GCSE Biology specification in the cells section. The main areas covered in this work booklet are: Cell structure Cell jobs Diffusion Active transport Osmosis Cell types The cell cycle & mitosis Growing microbe Stem cells Magnification Making slides Within the booklet are a range of different activities for students to work through to help them remember the content. Thanks for looking
New OCR A2 Biology The Structure & Function of the Brain Lesson
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New OCR A2 Biology The Structure & Function of the Brain Lesson

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This resource is a lesson & activities covering the structure & function of the brain section of the new OCR A Level Biology 2015 specification. This resource includes 1: A power point to lead students through the lesson 2: A student sheet 3: A suggested build a brain activity 4: Information cards on the sections of the brain 5: An information sheet on ways to look at the brain 6: A snakes & ladders game Thanks for looking
KS4 AQA GCSE Biology Revision Flashcard Bundle
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KS4 AQA GCSE Biology Revision Flashcard Bundle

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This resource is a set of over 100 revision flash cards designed to help students revise GCSE Biology. Each card has criteria on one side, and students need to use it to put together their own flash card on the reverse. The areas covered by these cards are: 1: Cells 2: Biological Organisation 3: Homeostasis 4: Ecology 5: Bioenergetics 6: Infection & Response 7: Inheritance & Evolution Thanks for looking
AQA 1-9 GCSE Biology (Science) Paper 1 Work Booklets
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AQA 1-9 GCSE Biology (Science) Paper 1 Work Booklets

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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
Science Classroom / Lab display Ideas
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Science Classroom / Lab display Ideas

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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