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Whole lessons and resources for the new KS3 and KS4 curricula from 2016.

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Whole lessons and resources for the new KS3 and KS4 curricula from 2016.
Eukaryotic cell structure - NEW A LEVEL
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Eukaryotic cell structure - NEW A LEVEL

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NEW A LEVEL 2016 Eukaryotic cell structure - Based on the AQA specification - This lesson covers: -Structure and function of eukaryotic organelles - Interpretation of electron micrographs This lesson includes: - Powerpoint file (whole lesson) - Organelle poster circus activity - Exam questions & marking scheme
Continuous & Discontinuous variation - NEW KS3
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Continuous & Discontinuous variation - NEW KS3

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NEW KS3 Continuous and discontinuous variation - Based on Activate SoL - This lesson covers: - The definitions of continuous and discontinuous variation - How to display continuous and discontinuous variation on a graph This lesson includes: - Powerpoint file (whole lesson) - Practical activity & accompanying worksheet
Health & Lifestyle  (non-communicable diseases) - NEW GCSE
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Health & Lifestyle (non-communicable diseases) - NEW GCSE

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NEW GCSE 2016 Health & Lifestyle (non-communicable diseases) - Based on the AQA Specification - this lesson covers: - the difference between communicable and non-communicable diseases. - the effects of diet, smoking, alcohol and stress on health. - how and why the Government encourages people to lead a healthy lifestyle. This lesson includes: - Whole lesson (ppt file) - AfL starter activity - Independent learning activity which could last a number of lessons. Please note book pages are not included due to copyright - although questions used are included. Any GCSE textbook based on the AQA specification would be suitable.
Alcohol - NEW KS3
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Alcohol - NEW KS3

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NEW KS3 Alcohol - based on the Activate SoL - This lesson covers: - The effect alcohol has on health and behavior - The effect of alcohol on unborn babies - The effect of alcohol on reaction times This lesson contains: - Powerpoint file (whole lesson). - Reaction time practical activity & worksheet (adapted from another resource). - Home learning activity, which could be used in lesson . The whole unit of work is available at a cost of only £1 per lesson here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/health-and-lifestyle-unit-activate-new-ks3-11237609
Plant Roots & Stems - NEW KS3
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Plant Roots & Stems - NEW KS3

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NEW KS3 Plant roots and stems - Based on the Activate SoL - This lesson covers: - The three main functions of plant roots - The root hair cells - Relating structure to function of both roots and stems This lesson includes: - Powerpoint file (whole lesson) - Two accompanying worksheets
Diffusion - NEW GCSE
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Diffusion - NEW GCSE

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NEW GCSE 2016 Diffusion - This lesson is based on the AQA Specification - This lesson covers: - The definition of diffusion - Relating diffusion to surface area - Why diffusion is important to cells This lesson contains: - Powerpoint file (whole lesson) Questions are from the new Kerboodle GCSE 1-9 textbook.
Adaptation - Worksheet/Revision aid
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Adaptation - Worksheet/Revision aid

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Pupils are provided with examples of organisms and their environments. Pupils must then match up the correct organism with the corrext environment, by writing the organism's name in the table. Designed for an SEN year 9 class to use for revision, but could be adapted to be used for years 7 and 8, also.
Nutrients in Food - NEW KS3
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Nutrients in Food - NEW KS3

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NEW KS3 Nutrients in food - based on the Activate SoL - covering: - The main nutrients - Uses of the main nutrients - A numeracy activity looking at food packets The lesson includes: - Powerpoint file - whole lesson - Starter worksheet - Differentiated activity looking at food packets (adapted from Activate SoL) The whole unit of work is available at a cost of only £1 per lesson here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/health-and-lifestyle-unit-activate-new-ks3-11237609
Organ systems - Year 7
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Organ systems - Year 7

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A year 7 lesson designed as an introduction to some of the major organ systems. for the starter I drew an organ onto the torso and students wrote the name on their mini whiteboards.The idea of transplants and ethics is introduced. Slides 13 and 14 were printed onto one A4 sheet and given to all students. The statements were discussed as a class and students ticked the sheets. An opinion line was then formed in the class. Statements were discussed further to allow students to change their minds if they wished. Please rate & comment as appropriate.
Drugs - NEW KS3
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Drugs - NEW KS3

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NEW KS3 Drugs - Based on the Activate SoL - This lesson covers: - The definition of a drug - Categories of drugs - Effects of drugs on the body This lesson includes: - Powerpoint file (whole lesson) - Card sort activity (based on a boardworks activity) - Information sheets for students (adapted from another resource) - Poster circus activity The whole unit of work is available at a cost of only £1 per lesson here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/health-and-lifestyle-unit-activate-new-ks3-11237609
Magnets and Magnetic Fields - NEW KS3
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Magnets and Magnetic Fields - NEW KS3

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NEW KS3 Magnets and Magnetic Fields - Based on the Activate SoL - This lesson covers: - How magnets interact - How to represent magnetic fields - The Earth's magnetic field This lesson includes: - Powerpoint file (whole lesson) - Practical activity and accompanying worksheet The whole unit of work is available at a cost of only £1.13 per lesson here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/electricity-and-magnetism-unit-new-ks3-11238382
Electromagnets - NEW KS3
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Electromagnets - NEW KS3

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NEW KS3 Electromagnets - Based on Activate SoL - This lesson covers: - How to make an electromagnet - How to change the strength of an electromagnet This lesson includes: - Powerpoint file (whole lesson) - Practical activity & accompanying worksheet The whole unit of work is available at a cost of only £1.13 per lesson here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/electricity-and-magnetism-unit-new-ks3-11238382
Chromosomes & Mitosis - NEW GCSE
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Chromosomes & Mitosis - NEW GCSE

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NEW GCSE 2016 Chromosomes & Mitosis - Based on the AQA Specification - This lesson covers: - The role of chromosomes - The steps in mitosis - Why mitosis is important This lesson contains: - Powerpoint file (whole lesson) - Cut & stick activity (based on the legacy SoL)
Effect of pH on enzyme activity - NEW GCSE 2016
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Effect of pH on enzyme activity - NEW GCSE 2016

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NEW GCSE 2016 Possible required practical. Effect of a factor (pH) on an enzyme controlled reaction - Based on the AQA specification - This lesson covers: - Naming variables - Writing a hypothesis - Designing an appropriate table of results - Describing the effect of pH on an enzyme controlled reaction - Evaluating experimental procedure This lesson includes: -Powerpoint file (whole lesson) - Student scaffold sheet & method - Practical biology teacher/technician sheet (see http://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/practical-biology for more great ideas!)
Bacteria & Yeast cells - NEW GCSE
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Bacteria & Yeast cells - NEW GCSE

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NEW GCSE 2016 Bacteria & Yeast cells - Based on the AQA Specification - This lesson covers: - The structure of bacteria and yeast cells - How bacteria and yeast cells compare to one another, and to plant and animal cells - Describing cells as prokaryotic or eukaryotic This lesson contains: -Powerpoint file (whole lesson) - Worksheet (based on the legacy SoL) Questions are adapted form the legacy SoL and from the current Kerboodle GCSE 1-9 book.
Human digestive enzymes (& food tests) - NEW GCSE
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Human digestive enzymes (& food tests) - NEW GCSE

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NEW GCSE Human digestive enzymes and food tests - Based on the AQA specification this lesson covers: - how to test food for starch, lipids, sugar and protein. - how digestive enzymes work to make nutrients soluble. This lesson includes: - Powerpoint file - whole lesson - A cut & stick activity (adapted from another resource) - A food test practical activity (adapted from Activate KS3 SoL) - Scaffold worksheet for lower ability students to help describe the substrates and products of enzyme digestion - A practical activity adapted from another resource. - A home learning activity adapted from a legacy GCSE resource.
Competition & Adaptation - NEW KS3
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Competition & Adaptation - NEW KS3

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NEW KS3 Competition & Adaptation - Based on the Activate SoL - This lesson covers: - Features of organisms which enhance survival - Resources which animals compete for - How organisms are adapted to suit their environment This lesson includes: - Powerpoint file (whole lesson) - Worksheet starter activity or homelearning - Two videos and accompanying worksheets - Differentiated versions of the same activities for EAL/SEN students -
Electricity and Magnetism  Unit - NEW KS3
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Electricity and Magnetism Unit - NEW KS3

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NEW KS3 Whole unit based on the Activate SoL - Electricity and Magnetism This unit includes the following lessons: 1. Charging up (static electricity) 2. Circuits and current 3. Potential difference 4. Series and parallel 5. Resistance 6. Magnets and magnetic fields 7. Electromagnets 8. Using electromagnets Each lesson is available as an individual lesson in my other resources.
Ventilation, Gas Exchange & The alveolus - NEW GCSE 2016
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Ventilation, Gas Exchange & The alveolus - NEW GCSE 2016

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NEW GCSE 2016 Ventilation, Gas Exchange & The alveolus - Based on the AQA Specification - this lesson covers: - the mechanism of ventilation in terms of changes in the main parts of the gas exchange system and changing pressures. - gas exchange in the alveoli, in terms of particle diffusion. - explaining in terms of SA:Vol ratio, how the alveoli are specialised for gas exchange and name two other factors which allow for efficient gas exchange. This lesson includes: - Whole lesson (ppt file) - Starter activity - adapted from a legacy resource - Scaffold worksheet on ventilation (adapted from a TES creative commons resource - thank you!) - SA:Vol ratio worksheet - adapted to suit the topic of ventilation (adapted from a TES creative commons resource - thank you!) - Alveolus worksheet - adapted from a legacy resource - Ventilators exam Qs & MS
Plant and Animal Cells - Cell Biology - NEW GCSE
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Plant and Animal Cells - Cell Biology - NEW GCSE

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NEW GCSE Plant and Animal cells - Based on the AQA specification - This lesson covers: - How to prepare a specimen slide - How to use a light microscope - The differences between plant and animal cells This lesson includes: - Powerpoint file (whole lesson) - Worksheet - labeling a microscope - Worksheet - Practical activity (onion cells) - Worksheet - Organelle structure & function