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Experienced science teacher - 12 years of teaching. Prefer active student-led activities and so tend to design accordingly. Save yourself heaps of planning time, for as little as £1.00. Funds generated from the sales of resource helps pay for the software and apps used to create my resources.
SEN Waves Card Sort and Flash Cards Revision
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SEN Waves Card Sort and Flash Cards Revision

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This resource consists of a set of approximately 20 revision flash cards - 1 question and answer per card - and a card sort based upon the cards. Suited to middle to lower achievers.
Mass and Weight differentiated activity
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Mass and Weight differentiated activity

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PLEASE VISIT MY SHOP TO DOWNLOAD OVER 100 FREE RESOURCES OR TO PURCHASE FROM MY BARGAIN STORE https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/heelis This is suitable for struggling scientists at ks4 or KS3 at any level. Following the Specification of the new curriculum as at 2017, the lesson objectives are as follows: To understand the relationship between mass and weight, that mass is a property of an object and how to calculate weight using the equation W=mxg. The resource has a short introduction to mass and weight and has 2 activity sheets, one for low achievers and another for higher. I have included the .jpg files of each in case you wanted to put them in any other formats.
Force Mass Acceleration Differeniated Activity
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Force Mass Acceleration Differeniated Activity

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PLEASE VISIT MY MY SHOP FOR LOTS OF FREE AND SIMILARLY PRICED RESOURCES https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/heelis A Resource for my mixed ability groups with a focus on challenge and independence. Students select the questions they would like to answer - each has a point value, higher points are more difficult questions. Answers attached
KS3 MEGA BUNDLE
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KS3 MEGA BUNDLE

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A collection of KS3 science resources including revision and feedback tasks, literacy support and deep learning tasks. Total price of bundled items: £32.90.
Electromagnetic Spectrum Text and Worksheet - wavelength, frequency and properties of EM Waves
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Electromagnetic Spectrum Text and Worksheet - wavelength, frequency and properties of EM Waves

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Activity Length: 40 minutes Suitable for GCSE students of all abilities. This is a 3 part resource. The first is a comic book style text that introduces EM waves as being transverse and as waves of different lengths and frequency (there is an explanation as to what these terms mean). The second part is a user friendly worksheet, again in a comic book style, where students can use textbooks, video or internet to discover the uses, dangers, advantages, disadvantages, frequency and wavelengths of the spectrum. My students enjoy using the comic-book style textbooks, in particular my reluctant readers and dyslexic students, however, there should always be an alternative source information around, like a text book, to ensure that they are exposed to text of all types. The third is a powerpoint file of the comic book if you should wish to present it rather than printing it. The activity will challenge the higher abilities as they will be expected to apply their knowledge in a compare and contrast activity, while also being expected to produce work that shows a deeper understanding. Keywords: transverse wave, electromagnetic spectrum, light, communication,
Energy and Efficiency Revision Puzzle
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Energy and Efficiency Revision Puzzle

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Activity time:30 -40 minutes In this kinasthetic activity students have to match the problems with the calculations and questions with answers. The final product is a large square. I usually get students to pair up in groups of similar ability and give them text books or their exercise books to help them. Excellent revision activity, but not suitable for very low ability students.
Mixtures card sort  and revision cards
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Mixtures card sort and revision cards

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A card sort of 15 cards suitable for Key Stage 3 or low achievement KS4. Objectives To understand ways of separating mixtures. To understand Key terminology. The resource consists of a 15 question card sort and a set of 15 revision cards in colour and another in black and white.
Specialised Cells Fact Builder Activity
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Specialised Cells Fact Builder Activity

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Objective: Understand the differences and similarities between specialised cells. Understand the adaptations of specialised cells. Understand how to build a content rich paragraph. The fact builder is suitable for higher ability KS3 and KS4 students. Used in conjunction with textbook or other reference material it forces students to clarify their thinking before writing, as well as encouraging their interaction with text. There are 5 fact builder worksheets, all similar to the one displayed, including: - red blood cells, sperm cells, root hair cells, leaf cells and muscle cells I have included the Power Point file and the pdf should you wish to tailor them to your students. Instructions: Students use their text books to find out about the adaptations, design and function of the cell in question. Students choose 5 of the most important keywords and write it in the space provided Finally students answer the question incorporating the keywords they have identified.
Evaluating a model of diffusion differentiated
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Evaluating a model of diffusion differentiated

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Suitable for KS3 and KS4 Using photographs of models of diffusion students use their knowledge of the particle model to evaluate. The SEN activity guides students through in more detail and has only one model to evaluate.
Endothermic and Exothermic Worksheets and Activities with Answers
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Endothermic and Exothermic Worksheets and Activities with Answers

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Objectives: To understand the conservation of energy To understand the meaning of endothermic and exothermic To give examples of endothermic and exothermic reactions To distinguish between exothermic and endothermic reactions. A range of activities are included in this resource. The information Gap activity is probably my favorite as it engages students and provides them with instant feedback. The resource includes: Information Gap, Questions and Answers, Matching Pairs, Cloze x2, Spelling x2 . Visit me here https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/heelis
Work Done and Energy Transferred - 16 Differentiated questions and answers
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Work Done and Energy Transferred - 16 Differentiated questions and answers

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The resource focuses on understanding how to calculate energy transferred/work done. (I have included an example completed by one of my students for ease of reference). Included are 2 versions, one where students are given the answers and have to show their calculations, the other where they have to work out the answers for themselves. Personally I find that giving them the answers helps them to unpick their own mistakes rather than being told where they went wrong. The resource is designed to develop these problem solving skills through math. Differentiated questions - Q1 - 4 and Q9-12 are suitable for middle/low attainers. The activity is best done after a teacher explanation, or with suitable textbooks. Running time is approximately 40 to an hour. Remember that you make a difference every day
Chemical Analysis  - Gas Tests (oxygen, hydrogen, chlorine and carbon dioxide) Activities
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Chemical Analysis - Gas Tests (oxygen, hydrogen, chlorine and carbon dioxide) Activities

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Suitable for KS4 and higher KS3 This resource uses the same objectives and similar questions throughout so you can choose which students do which activity. Choice is yours! The questions center around the standard tests for oxygen, hydrogen, chlorine and carbon dioxide. Resource 1 is a matching activity Resource 2 is a card sort Resource 3 is more challenging and asks students to describe the tests, draw a diagram and complete equations. Resource 4 is the feedback activity - there are 2 sheets (worksheet A and B) and students are put in pairs and given either. After completing their questions they then check their answers - their partner’s worksheet will have the answers. A very engaging resource - 4 for the price for 1.
Forces Yr 7 Less.1 - Introduction - Differentiated
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Forces Yr 7 Less.1 - Introduction - Differentiated

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Lesson 2 can be found here http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/Forces-Yr-7-Less-2-Friction-6347935/ The first lesson of this SoW, follow the link for lesson 2. Designed to encourage students to work with peers and consists of 3 similar, but differentiated activities and is great for a mixed ability or setted groups. The lesson plan is detailed enough to give all the information you need. I usually use this as a the introduction to year 7 Forces.
QCA Science SOW & Objectives KS1,2,3
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QCA Science SOW & Objectives KS1,2,3

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I found this document after a long search on the internet. It dates back to early 2000 and has the complete breakdown of topics, learning objectives, outcomes, possible activities and teaching notes. Published by the QCA.
2018 Alternating Current Presentation, worksheet, feedback sheet
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2018 Alternating Current Presentation, worksheet, feedback sheet

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Objectives: Understand the difference between alternating and direct current. Describe the role of the live wire and neutral wire in the mains electrical supply. How to read oscilloscope traces. How to use an oscilloscope. Suitable for higher or foundation. This is a complete lesson and includes: -Starter (on presentation) Complete presentation that clear explains and links to the objectives Plenary (on presentation) A worksheet that focuses on the objectives A feedback sheet that includes WWW and EBI as well as text to help them answer the feedback questions. I use this in conjunction with a demonstration of the oscilloscope and signal generator, although it is not essential as the presentation is very detailed.
NEW AQA 2018 Physics bundle
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NEW AQA 2018 Physics bundle

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A handpicked selection of 20 engaging physics resources suitable for the new NEW 2018 AQA GCSE. Includes, calculations, homeworks, in class activities and presentations. Energy Stores, Acceleration, Power, Electricity, Stars, Specific Heat Capacity etc.