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The New-ish Scientist

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Creative and dedicated science teacher with specialisms in chemistry and biology.

Creative and dedicated science teacher with specialisms in chemistry and biology.
Mass Transport in Plants A-Level Biology
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Mass Transport in Plants A-Level Biology

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Included are three lessons on the mass transport of substances in plants, following the AQA A-Level Biology Specification Reference 3.3.4.2. Lesson 1: Transport in the Xylem Lesson 2: Transport in the Phloem Lesson 3: Investigations and Exam Practice They include suggested tasks that allow students to go above and beyond the specification to develop their skills in reading academic literature and carrying out their own research.
Earth Structure: The Rock Cycle Bundle - KS3
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Earth Structure: The Rock Cycle Bundle - KS3

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This is a series of lessons designed for KS3 that explore the Earth’s structure, atmosphere and the rock cycle. Lesson 1: Earth’s Structure Lesson 2: Earth’s Atmosphere Lesson 3: Igneous Rocks Lesson 4: Sedimentary Rocks Lesson 5: Metamorphic Rocks Lesson 6: The Rock Cycle Homework Project This series of lessons is available as PDF files and Powerpoint.
Ceramics, Polymers and Composites Bundle - KS3
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Ceramics, Polymers and Composites Bundle - KS3

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Lesson 1 - Ceramics Lesson 2 - Polymers Lesson 3 - Composites This series of lessons is intended for a mid ability year 8 group but could be used anywhere in KS3 or KS4 depending on your class and own differentiation. There are many opportunities for group discussions and sharing of ideas. There are lots of diagrams, pictures and opportunities for higher level thinking. There are also research tasks incorporated into each lesson so it can be ideal to be used as a distance learning exercise.
The Kidneys and Osmoregulation A-Level Biology
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The Kidneys and Osmoregulation A-Level Biology

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This is the whole series of power point slides that I made and taught to Y13 biologists on the structure of the nephron, role of the nephron in osmoregulation and the role of ADH in osmoregulation. Included is the whole topic on a power point presentation, exam questions and mark schemes and student hand out diagrams.
Chemical Analysis - KS4 Whole Topic
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Chemical Analysis - KS4 Whole Topic

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4 lessons of powerpoints to support and accompany a work booklet made for the Trilogy topic Chemical Analysis. These are aimed at foundation level, but could be easily extended for higher tier students. Accompanying work booklet can be found at the following link: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/chemical-analysis-work-booklet-12308300 Lesson 1: Mixtures and Formulations Lesson 2: Chromatography Lesson 3: Testing for Gases Lesson 4: Brief Topic Review
Chemical Analysis Work Booklet - KS4 Whole Topic
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Chemical Analysis Work Booklet - KS4 Whole Topic

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Work booklet for the Trilogy topic of Chemical Analysis. Designed to be used with foundation tier students. This work booklet can be supported by using the power points freely available on the following link: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/chemical-analysis-whole-topic-12308297 Lesson 1: Mixtures and Formulations Lesson 2: Chromatography Lesson 3: Testing for Gases Lesson 4: Review and Exam Questions
Separating Mixtures Bundle - KS3
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Separating Mixtures Bundle - KS3

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Included in this bundle is 6 lessons that make up the KS3 topic of separating mixtures. Lesson 1: Atoms, Elements, Compounds and Mixtures Lesson 2: Separating Solids Lesson 3: Filtration Lesson 4: Evaporation and Crystallisation Lesson 5: Distillation Lesson 6: Chromatography The bundle can be used for mixed abilities as there are extension tasks within each lesson. There are also lots of activities that students can complete at home in addition to in school in the lab. Lessons are available as PDFs and Powerpoints.
A-Level Biology Digestion and Absorption
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A-Level Biology Digestion and Absorption

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Here is the powerpoint that I used to teach the digestion and absorption topic to Year 12 biology students. It works through all aspects of the content and has progress check points throughout. The in-class assignment we completed is also included.
Aerobic & Anaerobic Respiration KS3/KS4
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Aerobic & Anaerobic Respiration KS3/KS4

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The following two lessons are intended to cover aerobic and anaerobic respiration at KS3 or KS4 Lesson 1: aerobic respiration Lesson 2: anaerobic respiration The lessons can be taught to a high ability KS3 group and have tasks suitable for grade 4 and above at KS4. They have a range of tasks, some which are literacy based and others which analyse data. The lessons cover aerobic respiration in humans and anaerobic respiration in humans and microorganisms, in addition to some slides about oxygen debt. Please feel free to leave feedback if you purchase this resource.
Full Topic: Bonding, Structure and The Properties of Matter
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Full Topic: Bonding, Structure and The Properties of Matter

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This set of files contains 13 lessons which cover the AQA topic 5.2 Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter. The folder contains the following lessons: Ions and ionic bonding part 1 Ions and ionic bonding part 2 Representing ionic bonding Properties of ionic bonding Covalent bonding Properties of simple covalent molecules Giant covalent structures Polymers Relative formula mass (added in to introduce aspects of quantitative chemistry slightly earlier) Metallic bonding Alloys and Graphene Nanoscience Changing states and Energy Quiz Crossword The lessons are suitable for grade 4-9, with varying degrees of challenge throughout.