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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

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

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.

This is a bundle of the nine lessons, complete with full lesson plans, curriculum links, PowerPoints and required practical for chapter 26 Radioactivity

This is a 10 slide PowerPoint that covers BTec National Engineering (A-Level equivalent) on the topic of Resistors in both series and parallel circuits. This PowerPoint includes circuit diagrams and worked examples of the resistance, current and voltage calculations needed for basic circuits.
This is the fifth PowerPoint in this section (Electricity and circuits).
v1.01 (18th Nov 2020) - Minor corrections
v1.02 (Nov 2021) - Minor improvements

This is a complete set of 49 PowerPoints that covers sections A through to G of the Pearson National BTec Engineering (A-Level standard)
These PowerPoints are available individually or as bundles by section, but it is heavily discounted in this complete set
Every lesson includes a PowerPoint and this entire bundle is designed as a teaching aid for excellent classroom delivery and confidence that the specification has been covered. Many of the lessons also contain a worksheet complete with answers.
This bundle includes the following subsections (also available as individual bundles in our shop):
Mathematical Methods (11 Powerpoints)
Static Engineering systems (3 PowerPoints)
Loaded components(3 PowerPoints)
Dynamic Engineering system (4 PowerPoints)
Lifting machines (4 PowerPoints)
Fluid systems (4 PowerPoints)
Thermodynamics (5 PowerPoints)
Static and direct current electricity (3 PowerPoints)
DC circuits (4 PowerPoints)
Magnetism (2 PowerPoints)
Electromagnetism (3 PowerPoints)
Single phase alternating current (3 PowerPoints)

This resource contains 8 lessons, each of which contains a PowerPoint
Magnets
Magnetising
Electromagnetism
The Motor Effect
Electric Motors
Electromagnetic Induction
Generators
Transformers

This lesson covers the Evolution of the Universe from the Big Bang through all of its major stages, including particle creation, primordial fusion and the development of galaxies. There is a worksheet of questions and answers included in this lesson. Please note that the theory of the Big Bang and the evidence for it is covered in the next lesson of this series.
This is the fifth (of 6) lessons in this section entitled “Astrophysics” which is available as a bundle in our shop.

This bundle includes the following 3 lessons to complete this section of the BTec Engineering course:
• Single Phase AC theory
• Combining Sinusoidal Waveforms
• Impedance

This bundle contains seven PowerPoints that cover the sub-section of the BTec Engineering course “DC Circuits and Electricity” including:
• Electric Fields
• Capacitors and Capacitance
• Resistors and Resistance
• Diodes in Circuits
• Resistors in series and parallel
• Capacitors in series and parallel
• Sources of Direct Current

This is an 11 slide PowerPoint that covers BTec National Engineering (A-Level equivalent) on the topic of Trigonometry and Triangles. It covers the use of the trigonometric functions applied to right-angled triangles, Pythagoras’ theorem, and the Sine and Cosine rules applied to any triangle. There is a worksheet and answers to the worksheet are included.
This is the ninth PowerPoint in this section (Mathematical methods).

This is an 11 slide PowerPoint that covers BTec National Engineering (A-Level equivalent) on the topic of Mensuration (Volume and Surface Area of Shapes). It covers cuboids, spheres, cylinders, prisms and cones as well as composite shapes made from these.
This is the eleventh PowerPoint in this section (Mathematical methods).

This includes two detailed lessons and PowerPoints that cover Potential Difference and Resistance in circuits. There is also a dedicated lesson on the required AQA practical investigating the Resistance of a Wire. Homework ideas and differentiation ideas are included in the step-by-step lesson. This is the third lesson in the Electricity unit of work (P2) and would cover 2-3 hours of teaching including writing up and analysing the results of the experiments.
v 1.01 - Added points, scale and animated line of best fit to example graph

This lesson covers the Evidence of the Big Bang through inlcluding the calculation of recessional speeds due to the Doppler Effect and an explanation of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB). There is a worksheet of questions and answers included in this lesson.
This is the sixth and final lesson in this section entitled “Astrophysics” which is available as a bundle in our shop.

This is a 8 slide PowerPoint that covers BTec National Engineering (A-Level equivalent) on the topic of Immersed Bodies. This covers the calculations of buoyancy for fully and partially submerged objects. This builds on Archimedes’ principle with a mathematical understanding of buoyancy.
This is the third PowerPoint in this section (Fluid dynamics)
v1.2 - Worksheet added with answers (2nd Sept 2021)

This is an 8 slide PowerPoint that covers BTec National Engineering (A-Level equivalent) on the topic of circular measurements including: converting degrees to radians, derivation of radians as a unit, calculating area or circles and sectors, calculating circumference and arc lengths. There is a worksheet and answers to the worksheet are included.
This is the eighth PowerPoint in this section (Mathematical methods).

This is lesson 26.2 The properties of Alpha, Beta and Gamma radiation from the latest syllabus
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, please see my shop

This is lesson 3.3 Collisions of electrons with atoms from the latest syllabus
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

This is a lesson and PowerPoint that covers general Doppler effect, Cosmological redshift, the Hubble constant and calculations of distance using red-shift of galaxies.
There are also three slides that explain how the Audacity software (Public Domain) can be used to measure the Doppler effect in the classroom. A ZIP file includes a copy of this software.
As well as supporting A-Level Physics for many exam boards this lesson is also part of a chapter that covers the optional astrophysics unit 9 for AQA
Note - Updates April 2017 (Typo in example question)

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)

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