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Activate scheme YEAR 7 Organisms - Uni cellular organisms
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Activate scheme YEAR 7 Organisms - Uni cellular organisms

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This lesson is designed to be used with a practical of observing an amoeba or euglena with a microscope as seen on the activate scheme. However there are videos and images available which can be used as an alternative to practical This lesson includes a short starter quiz on cells, images of a amoeba and euglena with labels and a table of differences between both. This lesson is designed for year 7 and could be used a long side kerboodle activate 1 text books.
Activate scheme YEAR 7 Organisms topic - Microscopes
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Activate scheme YEAR 7 Organisms topic - Microscopes

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This resource is designed to work along side the activate scheme of work and supporting worksheets will be found of kerboodle. The resource aims to give learners an introduction to microscopes - taking them through the different parts and how to use one. The resource also includes helpful tips on how to correctly produce biological drawings of cells and pictures for guidance.
Activate scheme YEAR 7 organisms - Plant and animal cells
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Activate scheme YEAR 7 organisms - Plant and animal cells

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This resource takes students through the structure of a plant and an animal cell It includes a powerpoint guiding students through with tasks to complete and also a worksheet which takes students through the functions of cell organelles. This is designed to work with the activate 1 scheme of work, however would be suitable to use with other schemes. It includes a whole lesson of acitivities, however students may need text books or some more information to help them with the worksheet. I use this with the activate 1 books.
Activate scheme YEAR 7 organisms - diffusion
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Activate scheme YEAR 7 organisms - diffusion

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This resource aims to give an introduction to diffusion. It has suggested practicals to use alongside the lesson to help students understand the movement of particles. It also takes students through examples of where diffusion actually occurs . A worksheet is provided for the students to fill in as the lesson is delivered. This is designed to work with the activate scheme but can be used with other schemes as it is a full lesson with all the information there that is needed.
Activate scheme of work year 7 Organsisms Cells bundle
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Activate scheme of work year 7 Organsisms Cells bundle

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This bundle includes full lessons on: microscopes plant and animal cells specialised cells diffusion single celled organisms revision session All the lessons contain a PowerPoint with tasks and activities as well as some worksheets and recommended practicals to go through This has been designed to work alongside the activate scheme but can be used with others as there are separate resources to use.
Activate scheme YEAR 7 Organisms - Specialised cells
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Activate scheme YEAR 7 Organisms - Specialised cells

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This activity is designed to be used with the activate of scheme however can be used with other schemes as it is a full lesson. It takes students through a few key specialised cells and then there is a worksheet in which students use what they have learnt to create their own specialised cell social media profile. A fun way to get kids engaged. Also suitable for lower ability GCSE