Waves Revision activity - hexagons

Waves Revision activity - hexagons

Designed for use with Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4, this activity includes over 50 hexagons on waves, their properties, the electromagnetic spectrum and its uses and dangers. There are also some blank hexagons for use by staff or students. This activity is great for both individual students and groups to revise a topic, as a plenary to introduce a topic and assess current knowledge or as a method for structuring extended answers. It allows students to not only recall information, but also to see links within the topic.
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Nuclear Physics / Radioactivity revision

Nuclear Physics / Radioactivity revision

Designed for use with Key Stage 4, this activity includes over 50 hexagons on nuclear physics / radioactivity including the three types, their uses, detection, fission & fusion and background radiation. There are also some blank hexagons for use by staff or students. This activity is great for both individual students and groups to revise a topic, as a plenary to introduce a topic and assess current knowledge or as a method for structuring extended answers. It allows students to not only recall information, but also to see links within the topic.
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Wave Properties

Wave Properties

Designed for Key Stage 3 and 4 Physics this worksheet and accompanying PowerPoint presentation introduce key terms wavelength and amplitude, allowing for both measuring and drawing waves in the worksheet questions.
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Volume of Solids worksheet

Volume of Solids worksheet

Designed for Key Stage 3 Maths and Physics students, this worksheet includes a brief introduction/recap of the equation to calculate volume of a solid, some standard questions and finishes with extension questions for higher ability students which challenge both their mathematical and problem solving skills.
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A Level Physics Graphs & Data Analysis

A Level Physics Graphs & Data Analysis

Designed for CCEA's A Level Physics specification, this worksheet of questions is designed for students to improve their graph work for data analysis and experimental analysis. Questions include: * comparing equations to the equation for a straight line y = mx + c, determining the gradient and y intercept * taking logs of equations before linking to y = mx + c * using data provided to take logs of an equation and decide upon correct axes for a graph, with a view to finding the numerical value of a constant
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A Level Physics Taboo activity

A Level Physics Taboo activity

Designed for CCEA's A Level Physics specification this activity can be used for revision, a starter or plenary to assess learning. Taboo cards can be printed and laminated, and students can work as a class or in smaller groups. The aim of the game is for one team member to explain the key term at the top of the card, without using the listed words below, in a set time. Topics include: * Circular and simple harmonic motion * Nuclear fission and fusion * Particle accelerators and fundamental particles * Specific heat capacity and gas laws * Capacitors * Momentum and collisions * Electric and magnetic fields
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Forensics Revision

Forensics Revision

Designed for CCEA's GCSE Single Award Science (Chemistry) specification these hexagons can be cut out and laminated for use as a revision exercise or to allow students to structure extended answers. Blank hexagons are included for students or teachers to add extra ideas. Topics covered include: * fingerprints * fibres * forgery
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Reflection of Light notes

Reflection of Light notes

Designed for a Key Stage 3 Light topic, this resource includes key facts on light and drawing reflection diagrams, a method and results table for an experiment to investigate the Law of Reflection and some examples and questions involving calculations of angles of incidence and reflection.
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Energy Revision

Energy Revision

Designed for use with Key Stage 3 and 4, these revision hexagons can be laminated and cut to provide a revision activity, either for individuals or groups. Hexagons contain terms on energy types, resources and other key terms from this topic.
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GCSE Electrical Circuits

GCSE Electrical Circuits

Designed for the CCEA Single Award Science specification, these notes and accompanying presentation look at the following topics: * circuit symbols * current in series & parallel circuits, including conventional current * Ohm's Law * resistance, including an investigation into the variation of resistance with length of wire and other properties affecting resistance
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GCSE Space notes

GCSE Space notes

Designed for CCEA's Single Award Science (Physics) specification, these notes include information, questions and cloze exercises on the following areas of space: * geocentric/heliocentric models of the solar system * structure of the solar system including planets, moons and asteroids * the role of gravity * galaxies and space travel * the Big Bang theory * Red Shift
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Measurements Practical test

Measurements Practical test

This is a worksheet designed for an assessment of students' practical skills at Key Stage 3. With four separate stations available, students are tested on their ability to: * Measure lengths and calculate volumes of cuboids * Measure liquid volume and choose from a range of instruments which is the best for a particular length measurement * Measure periodic time * Design experiments with and without stimuli.
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Use of EM waves in Communications

Use of EM waves in Communications

This PowerPoint presentation and accompanying notes are designed for CCEA's GCSE Single Award Science (Physics) specification and include the use of radio and microwaves for communications, a brief discussion on the hazards of microwave radiation and alternatives.
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Energy Types and Resources

Energy Types and Resources

This presentation is designed to be a brief introduction to the topic of Energy for Key Stage 3 pupils. It includes a discussion on the types of energy, where they come from and the different resources.
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GCSE Waves Notes

GCSE Waves Notes

Designed for CCEA's Single Award Science (Physics) specification, these notes included information, cloze exercises and questions on the following areas: * transverse & longitudinal waves * wave properties and the wave equation * measuring the speed of sound * echoes & ultrasound * the electromagnetic spectrum
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Measuring Length at Key Stage 3

Measuring Length at Key Stage 3

Designed as an introduction to measurements in Science, this PowerPoint begins by familiarising students with length, the units and instruments used to measure it. There are some activities described such as measuring lengths of objects and how to measure the thickness of a piece of paper. This is designed for students in their first year (7) of post-primary education, but could also be used with those in the later stages of primary school.
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Electrical Circuits

Electrical Circuits

These presentations are designed for Key Stage 3 students learning about current in electrical circuits. Circuits includes a recap of circuit symbols and an investigation on how the arrangement of a circuit will affect the brightness of a bulb. Investigating Resistance has the instructions for investigating the relationship between length of a wire and its resistance. There is also a slide on variable resistors.
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GCSE Radioactivity

GCSE Radioactivity

Designed for CCEA's Single Award Science (Physics) specification, this PowerPoint presentation and supporting notes include information, questions and cloze exercises on the following areas of radioactivity / nuclear physics: * radioactive decay & types of radiation * background radiation * half-life * uses & dangers of radiation
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Plotting Graphs in Physics

Plotting Graphs in Physics

These 3 documents include: * a PowerPoint presentation to discuss the different types of graphs and key features needed when plotting graphs * a supporting set of notes for students * practice questions These are designed for Key Stage 3 students to support their analysis of experimental results.
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Fossil Fuels at GCSE

Fossil Fuels at GCSE

This set of resources is designed for the CCEA GCSE Single Award Science (Physics) specification. It includes a presentation with accompanying student notes (which include questions), a research activity and homework on the following areas: * how fossil fuels are formed * their advantages & disadvantages, including alternatives * efficiency * law of conservation of energy
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Measuring Mass

Measuring Mass

Designed for students in Key Stage 3, it could also be used with older primary students. The presentation includes information on the units used to measure mass, converting between these units and the instruments used. There is also an extension activity at the end which can be used as group work and/or for higher ability students.
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