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Complete schemes of work, lesson plans and powerpoints to teach Science, written by a current Head of Physics rated Outstanding in his teaching and currently working at a school rated Outstanding by OfSted
A-Level Physics COMPLETE Year 1 (AS)  Scheme of work, 80 powerpoints including 6 required practicals

A-Level Physics COMPLETE Year 1 (AS) Scheme of work, 80 powerpoints including 6 required practicals

This is a bundle of all of the 4 main units of the A-Level Scheme of Work (Year 1) - fully up to date with the latest 2016 syllabus including: Section 1 (Chapters 1 - 3) - Particles and Radiation Section 2 (Chapters 4 - 5) - Waves and Optics Section 3 (Chapters 6 - 11) - Mechanics and Materials Section 4 (Chapters 12 - 13) - Electricity Every single lesson in this 80 lesson scheme is step-by step explained with powerpoints for each lesson, including resource ideas and experiments and the 6 required practicals. All links made clear to the latest AQA syllabus This is everything that a teacher or school needs to teach the entire AS course (Year 1 A-Level AQA). Designed around the AQA syllabus this scheme would be invaluable to anyone teaching any of the main exam boards (OCR and Edexcel). Chapter 1 is also available FREE if you would like to sample the quality of this resource. Every individual lesson is available to download at £2/lesson - Chapters are almost half price and this huge bundle of every chapter works out at only 50p per lesson PLUS information and guidance on the six Year 1 required practicals. All links, page references and lesson codes are from the latest (2015/2016) Oxford University Press book (Both AS and A-Level) Version history: v2.00 - All book codes for homework linked to latest 2016 AQA book v2.01 - Various grammar corrections; simplification of Kaon/Pion table in lesson on particle interactions v2.02 - Addition of a worked example and summary to lesson 3.1, deleted a corrupted file from the diffraction grating folder v2.03 Typo on 11.4 corrected v2.11 - Revamp of chapter 8 v2.12 Renamed a file that was too long, causing issues. Improved PowerPoint 8.3 (labels on graphs)
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A-Level Physics COMPLETE Year 2 Scheme of work, 58 PowerPoints including 6 required practicals

A-Level Physics COMPLETE Year 2 Scheme of work, 58 PowerPoints including 6 required practicals

This is a bundle of all of the 3 main units of the A-Level Scheme of Work (Year 2) - fully up to date with the latest 2016 syllabus including: Section 6 (Chapters 17 - 20) – Further Mechanics and Thermal Physics Section 7 (Chapters 21 - 25) – Fields Section 8 (Chapters 26 - 27) – Nuclear Physics Every single lesson in this 58 lesson scheme is step-by step explained with PowerPoints for each lesson, including resource ideas and experiments and the 6 required practicals. All links made clear to the latest AQA syllabus. Designed around the AQA syllabus this scheme would be invaluable to anyone teaching any of the main exam boards (OCR and Edexcel included). This is everything that a teacher or school needs to teach the entire Year 2 course, except for the optional Section 9 material (Astrophysics bundle is available in my shop covering 12 extra lessons) Every individual lesson is available to download at £2/lesson - Chapters are almost half price and this huge bundle of every chapter works out at only 50p per lesson PLUS information and guidance on the six Year 2 required practicals. All links, page references and lesson codes are from the latest (2015/2016) Oxford University Press book Remember to check back for updates which we post below; free to re-download and get any improvements! v1.03 - replacement of f for T in pendulum formula in 18.1 v1.04 - placing signs into the velocity and acceleration formulae in 18.2 and the subscripts to clarify the formulae v1.05 - Correction of signs in formulae in sine wave lessons 18.4 and 18.5 v1.06 - Grammar correction in lesson 23.1 v1.07 - Corrected an error in a definition in 22.3 v1.08 - Typo missing powers on Fission slide 27.3 v1.09 - Clarification of force on 17.4 slide v1.11 - Improvement of lesson 24.1 PowerPoint, typos amended in slides 24.3 & 25.1
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A-Level Physics COMPLETE Year 1 (AS)  Scheme of work, 80 powerpoints including 6 required practicals

A-Level Physics COMPLETE Year 1 (AS) Scheme of work, 80 powerpoints including 6 required practicals

This is a bundle of all of the 4 main units of the A-Level Scheme of Work (Year 1) - fully up to date with the latest 2016 syllabus including: Section 1 (Chapters 1 - 3) - Particles and Radiation Section 2 (Chapters 4 - 5) - Waves and Optics Section 3 (Chapters 6 - 11) - Mechanics and Materials Section 4 (Chapters 12 - 13) - Electricity Every single lesson in this 80 lesson scheme is step-by step explained with powerpoints for each lesson, including resource ideas and experiments and the 6 required practicals. All links made clear to the latest AQA syllabus This is everything that a teacher or school needs to teach the entire AS course (Year 1 A-Level AQA). Designed around the AQA syllabus this scheme would be invaluable to anyone teaching any of the main exam boards (OCR and Edexcel). Chapter 1 is also available FREE if you would like to sample the quality of this resource. Every individual lesson is available to download at £2/lesson - Chapters are almost half price and this huge bundle of every chapter works out at only 50p per lesson PLUS information and guidance on the six Year 1 required practicals. All links, page references and lesson codes are from the latest (2015/2016) Oxford University Press book (Both AS and A-Level) Version history: v2.00 - All book codes for homework linked to latest 2016 AQA book v2.01 - Various grammar corrections; simplification of Kaon/Pion table in lesson on particle interactions v2.02 - Addition of a worked example and summary to lesson 3.1, deleted a corrupted file from the diffraction grating folder v2.03 Typo on 11.4 corrected v2.11 - Revamp of chapter 8 v2.12 Renamed a file that was too long, causing issues. Improved PowerPoint 8.3 (labels on graphs)
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A-Level Physics COMPLETE Year 2 Scheme of work, 58 PowerPoints including 6 required practicals

A-Level Physics COMPLETE Year 2 Scheme of work, 58 PowerPoints including 6 required practicals

This is a bundle of all of the 3 main units of the A-Level Scheme of Work (Year 2) - fully up to date with the latest 2016 syllabus including: Section 6 (Chapters 17 - 20) – Further Mechanics and Thermal Physics Section 7 (Chapters 21 - 25) – Fields Section 8 (Chapters 26 - 27) – Nuclear Physics Every single lesson in this 58 lesson scheme is step-by step explained with PowerPoints for each lesson, including resource ideas and experiments and the 6 required practicals. All links made clear to the latest AQA syllabus. Designed around the AQA syllabus this scheme would be invaluable to anyone teaching any of the main exam boards (OCR and Edexcel included). This is everything that a teacher or school needs to teach the entire Year 2 course, except for the optional Section 9 material (Astrophysics bundle is available in my shop covering 12 extra lessons) Every individual lesson is available to download at £2/lesson - Chapters are almost half price and this huge bundle of every chapter works out at only 50p per lesson PLUS information and guidance on the six Year 2 required practicals. All links, page references and lesson codes are from the latest (2015/2016) Oxford University Press book Remember to check back for updates which we post below; free to re-download and get any improvements! v1.03 - replacement of f for T in pendulum formula in 18.1 v1.04 - placing signs into the velocity and acceleration formulae in 18.2 and the subscripts to clarify the formulae v1.05 - Correction of signs in formulae in sine wave lessons 18.4 and 18.5 v1.06 - Grammar correction in lesson 23.1 v1.07 - Corrected an error in a definition in 22.3 v1.08 - Typo missing powers on Fission slide 27.3 v1.09 - Clarification of force on 17.4 slide v1.11 - Improvement of lesson 24.1 PowerPoint, typos amended in slides 24.3 & 25.1
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A-Level - Astrophysics / Astronomy / Cosmology bundle - 12 lessons and powerpoints

A-Level - Astrophysics / Astronomy / Cosmology bundle - 12 lessons and powerpoints

This is a bundle of 12 fully planned lessons and full PowerPoints to assist in the delivery of an Astrophysics course. This not only fully completes the AQA Unit 9 scheme (Optional Astrophysics course) but would be ideal for running a Stretch and Challenge GCSE club This course has excellent ideas, pictures and mathematical solutions to assist in the astrophysics sections of other examination boards This bundle represents a saving of 46% on the purchase price of the lessons separately. Version history: v1.01 - Lesson 28.3 (Charge coupled devices) mathematical error corrected v1.03 - Lesson 28.5 / 28.6 Error in formula corrected and wavelength scale reveres on spectral diagram v1.04 - Lesson 28.10/11 typos corrected and magnitude formula sign altered v1.05 - Lesson 28.12 corrected an error in the maths example. Added a work-through of a second question.
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GCSE Science / Physics - Uses of Radiation (PowerPoint, Worksheet and Lesson Plan)

GCSE Science / Physics - Uses of Radiation (PowerPoint, Worksheet and Lesson Plan)

This is a detailed lesson and PowerPoint explain the uses of radiation, dosage to patients and two examples of non-medical uses. This is the eleventh lesson in the Atomic Structure unit of work (P4). The lesson covers the selection criteria for isotopes and uses Technetium as an example, enables consideration for balancing and weighing risks to patients and includes data of common treatments. A one page worksheet has been included as a short activity to enable pupils to graph the data and think about the risks of therapy. There is a detailed lesson plan with notes on teaching, a PowerPoint to support the lesson and a worksheet to aid in delivery / test understanding. There are also ideas for homework tasks and differentiation tasks that can be used by a teacher to develop the lesson further. See my shop for a huge range of Lessons and PowerPoints: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/flushflop Visit my facebook page to discuss these lessons and to obtain information on updates: https://www.facebook.com/MatthewsResources/
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GCSE Science / Physics - Radioactive Waste (PowerPoint and Lesson Plan)

GCSE Science / Physics - Radioactive Waste (PowerPoint and Lesson Plan)

This is a detailed lesson and PowerPoint discussing radioactive waste, irradiation and contamination. This is the ninth lesson in the Atomic Structure unit of work (P4). The lesson covers the following learning objectives from the syllabus documentation: • Radioactive contamination is the unwanted presence of materials containing radioactive atoms on other materials. • Irradiation is the process of exposing an object to nuclear radiation. • The irradiated object does not become radioactive. • Suitable precautions must be taken to protect against any hazard • Understanding that it is important for the findings of studies into the effects of radiation on humans to be published and shared with other scientists so that the findings can be checked by peer review. • Hazards associated with radioactive material differ according to the half-life involved. There is a detailed lesson plan with notes on teaching and a PowerPoint (12 slides). See my shop for a huge range of Lessons and PowerPoints: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/flushflop Visit my facebook page to discuss these lessons and to obtain information on updates: https://www.facebook.com/MatthewsResources/?ref=bookmarks
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GCSE Science / Physics -Alpha, Beta and Gamma Radiation (PowerPoint and Lesson Plan)

GCSE Science / Physics -Alpha, Beta and Gamma Radiation (PowerPoint and Lesson Plan)

This is a lesson and PowerPoint introducing alpha, beta and gamma radiation. This is the fifth lesson in the Atomic Structure unit of work (P4). The lesson covers the diagrams and make up of the four main radiation types (including neutron radiation). There is a detailed lesson plan with notes on teaching and a PowerPoint to support the lesson. See my shop for a huge range of Lessons and PowerPoints: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/flushflop Visit my facebook page to discuss these lessons and to obtain information on updates: https://www.facebook.com/MatthewsResources/?ref=bookmarks
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GCSE Science / Physics / (AQA P7) Loudspeaker (Lesson plan & PowerPoint)

GCSE Science / Physics / (AQA P7) Loudspeaker (Lesson plan & PowerPoint)

This is a detailed lesson and PowerPoint explaining how an electric loudspeaker works. This is the fifth lesson in the Electromagnetism unit of work (P7). The lesson recaps sound, longitudinal waves, frequency and amplitude and then applies them to a moving coil speaker, building on the knowledge of the motor force and solenoids from the previous lessons in the chapter. There are two PowerPoints either with or without the short 5 second video clip of the practical so that the 26MB download is optional. Ideas for differentiation, discussion, research and homework also included in lesson plan. See my shop for a huge range of Lessons and PowerPoints: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/flushflop Visit my facebook page to discuss these lessons and to obtain information on updates: https://www.facebook.com/MatthewsResources/?ref=bookmarks
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A-Level Physics / Maths - Introduction to logarithms (Lesson plan and PowerPoint)

A-Level Physics / Maths - Introduction to logarithms (Lesson plan and PowerPoint)

This is the first of three lessons that introduce the idea of logarithms The PowerPoint takes students through the difficulties in graphing data of wide ranging numbers and then, using the E-M spectrum and H-R diagrams, shows how log-log graphs can be used to display this data. This is part of the essential mathematics skills needed for A-Level Physics
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A-Level Turning Points in Physics - Newton and Huygens theories of light  (PowerPoint & Lesson Plan)

A-Level Turning Points in Physics - Newton and Huygens theories of light (PowerPoint & Lesson Plan)

This is a lesson and PowerPoint that covers both Newton's corpuscular theory of light and Huygens' wave theory of light. It tells the story of how the understanding of light and colour changed from Newton in the 1600's to Huygens (and Young) by the turn of the 1900's As well as supporting A-Level Physics for many exam boards this lesson is also part of a chapter that covers the optional Turning Points in Physics unit 9 for AQA (Lesson 5 of 15) Please see my shop to view all of my lessons and entire schemes of work: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/flushflop
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GCSE Science / Physics - Half-life calculations and graphs (PowerPoint and Lesson Plan)

GCSE Science / Physics - Half-life calculations and graphs (PowerPoint and Lesson Plan)

This is a detailed lesson and PowerPoint explaining half-life of isotopes. This is the eighth lesson in the Atomic Structure unit of work (P4). The lesson explains the random nature of radioactive decay, the use of mathematical and graphical procedures to calculate and use half-life and has example graphs to show how to do this. There is also an experiment idea and a results table that can be exported to a spreadsheet for analysis. There is a detailed lesson plan with notes on teaching, a PowerPoint to support the lesson and three examples with answers to test pupil understanding. See my shop for a huge range of Lessons and PowerPoints: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/flushflop Visit my facebook page to discuss these lessons and to obtain information on updates: https://www.facebook.com/MatthewsResources/?ref=bookmarks
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GCSE Science / Physics - Nuclear Fission (PowerPoint and Lesson Plan)

GCSE Science / Physics - Nuclear Fission (PowerPoint and Lesson Plan)

GCSE Science / Physics - Nuclear Fission (PowerPoint and Lesson Plan) This is a detailed lesson and PowerPoint explaining nuclear fission. This is the twelfth lesson in the Atomic Structure unit of work (P4). The lesson covers the basic idea of splitting the atomic nucleus from neutron capture and expressing this as a diagram and nuclear equation. Chain reactions, nuclear bombs and nuclear power are also used to discuss fission in context. The good and bad aspects of fission are used to stimulate a discussion with a differentiated task list for pupils to then create work of their own on the topic. There is a detailed lesson plan with notes on teaching this topic as well as ideas to assist the teacher in differentiating the lesson and setting homework; a PowerPoint also supports the lesson. See my shop for a huge range of Lessons and PowerPoints: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/flushflop Visit my facebook page to discuss these lessons and to obtain information on updates: https://www.facebook.com/MatthewsResources/ Updated March 2017 (Corrected mass numbers on fission diagram)
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GCSE Science / Physics - Nuclear equations (PowerPoint and Lesson Plan)

GCSE Science / Physics - Nuclear equations (PowerPoint and Lesson Plan)

This is a lesson and PowerPoint explaining the effect on atomic number and mass number when elements undergo alpha and beta decay. This is the seventh lesson in the Atomic Structure unit of work (P4). The lesson covers the use of nuclear formulae in explaining the changes in the elements as they decay. There is a lesson plan with notes on teaching, a PowerPoint to support the lesson and ideas for extending the lesson for more able students. See my shop for a huge range of Lessons and PowerPoints: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/flushflop Visit my facebook page to discuss these lessons and to obtain information on updates: https://www.facebook.com/MatthewsResources/?ref=bookmarks
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A-Level Turning Points in Physics - Determination of the Electron Charge (PowerPoint & Lesson Plan)

A-Level Turning Points in Physics - Determination of the Electron Charge (PowerPoint & Lesson Plan)

This is a lesson and PowerPoint that covers Millikan's famous Oil Drop experiment where he determined the absolute charge, the charge on an electron This PowerPoint explains the experiment that he performed, along with the calculations needed. There are ideas for extending the lesson to include all four forces (drag, buoyancy, gravity and electric) that Millikan had to do. As well as supporting A-Level Physics for many exam boards this lesson is also part of a chapter that covers the optional Turning Points in Physics unit 9 for AQA (Lesson 4 of 13) Please see my shop to view all of my lessons and entire schemes of work: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/flushflop
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A-Level Turning Points in Physics - Specific Charge of the Electron (PowerPoint & Lesson Plan)

A-Level Turning Points in Physics - Specific Charge of the Electron (PowerPoint & Lesson Plan)

This is a lesson and PowerPoint that covers how to calculate the specific charge of an electron (including both the balanced forces technique and the fine beam method) and should be supported with two recommended demonstrations. There is also an additional supporting document to explain how to correctly set up Helmholtz coils and how to calculate the flux density between them. The lesson gives ideas for homework, three example questions with work-through answers and gives ideas for experiments linked to the subject (J.J. Thomson's original experiment plus the fine beam method) As well as supporting A-Level Physics for many exam boards this lesson is also part of a chapter that covers the optional Turning Points in Physics unit 9 for AQA (Lesson 3 of 13) Please see my shop to view all of my lessons and entire schemes of work: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/flushflop
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A-Level Turning Points in Physics - Thermionic Emission (PowerPoint & Lesson Plan)

A-Level Turning Points in Physics - Thermionic Emission (PowerPoint & Lesson Plan)

This is a lesson and PowerPoint that covers Thermionic Emission (as used in the Maltese Cross Experiment) and should be supported with two recommended demonstrations. The lesson includes example calculations of electron energies and velocities as well as links to uses of CRT's and thermionic valves that give a basis for homework ideas. As well as supporting A-Level Physics for many exam boards this lesson is also part of a chapter that covers the optional Turning Points in Physics unit 9 for AQA (Lesson 1 of 13) Please see my shop to view all of my lessons and entire schemes of work: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/flushflop
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Physics A-Level Year 1 Lesson - The Particle Zoo (Powerpoint AND lesson plan)

Physics A-Level Year 1 Lesson - The Particle Zoo (Powerpoint AND lesson plan)

This is lesson 2.1 The Particle Zoo from the latest syllabus and linked to the latest Oxford book (2015) Included here is a PowerPoint of this lesson and lesson plan complete with point by point teaching, homework recommendations and curriculum link; everything that you need to teach this lesson. All of Chapter one is free to sample. I am bundling every chapter of the Year 1 and Year 2 course to make them cheaper. The entire 80 PowerPoint course and full scheme of work is also available as a much cheaper single download here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/a-level-physics-complete-year-1-as-scheme-of-work-for-aqa-80-powerpoints-6-required-practicals-11311522
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