Chemistry of our Earth

Chemistry of our Earth

A detailed topic for Key Stage 3 which covers the structure of the Earth, rock types, the rock cycle, greenhouse gases and global warming. The lessons include engaging and detailed PowerPoints and worksheets to support the lessons. The lesson overview shows where to differentiate and suggested activities for the topic. Many links made to Key Stage Four as well.
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Types of forces

Types of forces

The first lesson in a topic about Forces. This lesson introduces pupils to the main forces and asks them to label many examples. It also introduces concepts from GCSE to challenge the more able. A very engaging lesson with a well presented set of resources.
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Space

Space

An engaging and challenging scheme of work for the Space topic in Key Stage Three. The topic includes a lesson overview which identifies the learning outcomes, tasks and opportunities for differentiation and assessment. The topic is 9 lessons long with a PowerPoint for each lesson. There are lessons on the seasons, day and night, satellites, the planets, the Moon, eclipses and the life cycle of a Star. This is a challenging, bright and colourful scheme of work!
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Year 7 and 8 schemes

Year 7 and 8 schemes

A package of engaging schemes of work which cover Year 7 and 8. The bundle includes a range of resources with lesson overviews, PowerPoints and some of the worksheets. Please be aware that some of the worksheets that ate mentioned are not included as they are from Exploring Science. Assessment opportunities are detailed and differentiation is clearly outlined in the lesson overviews. The bundles includes 15 topics so it is a real bargain!
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Electricity

Electricity

An engaging and exciting unit of work on Electricity, suitable for Year 7 or 8. The unit contains an overview which details assessment opportunities, differentiation and practical work. The lesson PowerPoints are detailed and colourful to engage pupils. The unit also incorporates important aspects of AQA GCSE work to ensure it is demanding and flows nicely into GCSE work.
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NEW Energy scheme of work

NEW Energy scheme of work

This 9 lesson topic covers the new Energy scheme of work. It begins by focussing on energy stores and transfers with an emphasis on the new language which links with GCSE work. Then it moves onto efficiency with an investigation to carry out. The unit then covers renewable and non renewable energy types as well as the most suitable fuels. The scheme of work has a detailed lesson overview which outlines differentiation, assessment opportunities and a range of practical tasks. An engaging and detailed scheme of work.
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Non renewable energy

Non renewable energy

A detailed and engaging PowerPoint on non renewable fuels. The lesson covers the formation of coal, oil and gas and then moves on to look at the advantages and disadvantages of these as fuels. Finally it introduces how to work out the Power and cost of electricity.
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Energy efficiency

Energy efficiency

This PowerPoint introduces energy efficiency and explains how to work this out using an interesting practical on the efficiency of light bulbs. The lesson is engaging and links well to scientific language.
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Changes of state

Changes of state

Two lessons covering Changes of State at Key Stage 3! The lessons include a detailed PowerPoint which introduces pupils to the changes of state in an engaging and fun way. The lesson encourages pupils to work as a group in the main task to look at the properties of changes of state. A very exciting lesson!
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Types of energy

Types of energy

A PowerPoint introducing the Energy topic which identifies the energy stores. The lesson is detailed and well presented with engaging tasks for pupils to cover.
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Energy transfers

Energy transfers

A great PowerPoint on the energy transfers lesson. The lesson covers the energy stores from the previous lesson and introduces the four methods that energy can be transferred. An engaging and detailed lesson.
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Investigating fuels

Investigating fuels

A PowerPoint which covers two lessons on investigating the best fuels. The lesson contains a practical task which emphasises the importance of scientific language and investigative skills. An engaging lesson which supports pupils throughout.
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LIght

LIght

A six lesson unit on the Key Stage 3 light topic. The unit has a detailed lesson overview which outlines differentiation and assessment opportunities. Each lesson has a PowerPoint and worksheets available to use. The resources are colourful and detailed for learners. The unit includes lessons on waves, reflection, refraction, the eye, colour and lenses.
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Male and Female reproductive system

Male and Female reproductive system

An introductory lesson to the Reproduction topic which looks at the parts of the male and female reproductive system. The lesson gets pupils familiar with the names of the different parts and includes an easy and harder version of the worksheet for this. The card sort is useful to check their understanding of which parts are which as well. A bright and colourful engaging lesson.
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Balanced and unbalanced forces

Balanced and unbalanced forces

A PowerPoint to support a lesson looking at balanced and unbalanced forces for Year 7. The lesson involves a practical looking at examples of balanced and unbalanced forces as well as a series of differentiated questions to assess pupils progress. A bright and colourful PowerPoint to engage pupils
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Chemical Reactions

Chemical Reactions

A ten lesson topic on Chemical reactions! The topic covers physical and chemical reactions, reactions of metals and acids, reaction of metal oxides and acids, reaction of metal carbonates and acids, testing for hydrogen gas, testing for carbon dioxide gas, endothermic and exothermic and displacement reactions. The lessons are challenging and include elements from GCSE work for the top end and more supportive task for lower ability. The PowerPoints and engaging and colourful to ensure all pupils enjoy the lessons.
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Resistance

Resistance

A two lesson topic covering the subject of Resistance. The lesson is challenging and pushes pupils with ideas from GCSE work. They are required to understand resistance and use voltage and current to work it out. There are many assessment opportunities in the practical work and the write up. An engaging and colourful lesson!
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