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I am a science teacher, KS4 Coordinator for science and a Science SLE. For 2016 I am currently teaching and creating resources for: OCR A Level Biology, AQA Trilogy, synergy and Triple KS3 ( looking at the AQA 2 year course) including Biomimicry If there is anything specific that you would like, please send me a message.

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I am a science teacher, KS4 Coordinator for science and a Science SLE. For 2016 I am currently teaching and creating resources for: OCR A Level Biology, AQA Trilogy, synergy and Triple KS3 ( looking at the AQA 2 year course) including Biomimicry If there is anything specific that you would like, please send me a message.
2.1.4 Enzymes OCR A level Biology (approx 9 lessons)
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2.1.4 Enzymes OCR A level Biology (approx 9 lessons)

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Made for the OCR A level Biology course. PAG instructions taken from the OCR website for the practical lessons Includes a handout with diagrams, questions and glossary. The role of enzymes The mechanism of enzyme action Factors affecting enzyme activity Enzyme investigation PAG 4.1 Enzyme investigation PAG 4.2 Enzyme investigation PAG 4.3 Coenzymes and prosthetic groups The effects of inhibitors Revision - Biofactsheet feedback welcome.
OCR 5.1.5 Plant and animal responses  A level Biology (approx 11 lessons)
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OCR 5.1.5 Plant and animal responses A level Biology (approx 11 lessons)

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Approximately 11 lessons depending on ability and time constraints. All referenced to the OCR A level specification and with objectives and summary questions for each lesson. Plant responses to the environment Controlling plant growth Investigating tropisms Commercial uses of plant hormones Mammalian nervous system The brain Reflex actions Coordinating responses Controlling heart rate Muscles Muscle contraction
OCR A level Biology Module 6 bundle
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OCR A level Biology Module 6 bundle

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Lessons for: 6.1.1 Cellular control 6.1.2 Patterns of inheritance 6.1.3 Manipulating genomes 6.2.1 Cloning and biotechnology 6.3.1 Ecosystems 6.3.2 Populations and sustainability
OCR Biology 4.2.2 Classifiation and evolution (9 lessons)
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OCR Biology 4.2.2 Classifiation and evolution (9 lessons)

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For the new OCR A level Biology course The power point contains the content for 9 lessons depending on your pace and there is a hand out to go along with it with diagrams to annotate and questions to complete. My teaching order is: 1. Classification 2. Evidence for classification 3. Domains and application questions 4. Phylogeny 5. Theory of Evolution 6. Types of variation 7. Standard deviation 8. Adaptations 9. Natural selection
6.3.2 Populations and sustainability  OCR A level Biology (7-8 lessons)
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6.3.2 Populations and sustainability OCR A level Biology (7-8 lessons)

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Made for the new OCR A level Biology specification. I have included my hand out and the activity sheets for the student presentations. 1. Factors affecting population size 2. interactions between populations 3. Conservation, preservation and sustainability 4. Management of environmental resources (students prepare 20 minute lessons) 5. 3 x 20 minute lessons 6. 3 x 20 minute lessons 7. 1 x 20 minute lessons and consolidation
AQA B7 Ecology Trilogy/Triple (approx 15 lessons)
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AQA B7 Ecology Trilogy/Triple (approx 15 lessons)

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This resource was made for the new AQA scheme of work for Triple science biology If you are teaching Trilogy as opposed to Triple some of the items will need removing. Included are 15 lessons with full objectives and spec references (based on 1 hour lessons.) I have changed the order of teaching from the specification to help it flow a little better as well as including recap elements from earlier units. Communities Adaptations Organisation of an ecosystem 4-5. RPA 9 Quadrtats and transects How materials are cycled Decomposition RPA 10 decay of milk Summary Biodiversity Global warming Maintaining biodiversity Food production Biotechnoogy Summary All other biology lessons available and some chemistry and physics too. Please also see revision resources for ALL AQA units if you are interested. Feedback always welcome
OCR Biology Module 4 Bundle
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OCR Biology Module 4 Bundle

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For the OCR A level Biology specification, this bundle includes: 4.1.1 Communicable disease (with quiz) 4.2.1 Biodiversity 4.2.2 Classification and Evolution More bundles to come for modules 2,3 and 5. Module 6 already available.
2.1.6 OCR Biology Cell division, diversity and organisation
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2.1.6 OCR Biology Cell division, diversity and organisation

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A series of 8 lessons for 2.1.6 New spec OCR A level Biology The resource contains a power point with lesson content Student hand out with diagrams to annotate PAG 1 Preparing tissue to examine mitosis 1. The cell cycle 2. Mitosis 3. PAG 1 - examination of mitosis 4. Meiosis 5. Specialised cells and tissues 6. Differentiation of stem cells 7. Potential uses of stem cells 8. Revision ( Legacy OCR questions used)
4.1.1 OCR Biology Communicable disease, prevention and immune system (11-13 lessons)
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4.1.1 OCR Biology Communicable disease, prevention and immune system (11-13 lessons)

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New OCR A level biology course. A power point with 11 -13 lessons depending on pace A separate power point has a hand out that I give my students to annotate diagrams and complete summary questions as we go. This is the order that I taught the content in, you may wish to change it! 1. Types of pathogen 2. Transmission between animals 3. Primary defence (optional PAG1 for an extra lesson here) 4. T Lymphocytes 5. B lymphocytes 6. Primary and secondary response 7. Antibodies 8. Passive and active immunity 9. Antibiotics 10. Transmission between plants and plant defence (could be 2 lessons) 11 Revision
6.1.3 Manipulating Genomes OCR A level Biology (12-14 lessons)
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6.1.3 Manipulating Genomes OCR A level Biology (12-14 lessons)

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For the new OCR specification 12-14 lessons depending on pace. A tricky unit of work to navigate through - I have chosen to do it in the order below, you may wish to teach in a different order! I have also included the hand out that I print for students to annotate during lessons 1. Development of DNA sequencing - timeline with Ted talks James Watson 1b. ( optional 2 hr documentary BBC horizon The race for the double helix 2. Gel electrophoresis and Sanger method 3. PCR, advantages and applications 4. DNA profiling and its uses including DNA probes 5a. Human Genome Project - comparing the DNA of individuals of the same species and different species link to 4.2.2 5b. Predicting amino acid sequences and epidemiology link to 2.1.3 6. Synthetic biology uses and examples. incl. Tedx ' The dark side of the double helix' 7. Principles of genetic engineering 8. Techniques of Genetic engineering 9. Genetic modification and ethics 10. Gene therapy (somatic and germ line)
6.2.1 Cloning and Biotechnology OCR A level Biology (11-12 lessons)
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6.2.1 Cloning and Biotechnology OCR A level Biology (11-12 lessons)

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For the new OCR A level biology specificaiton. I have included the handout I give students for you to adapt if you wish. It is not necessary to do all of the PAGs depending on what you have already done throughout the course. 1a. Natural clones 1b. PAG 4 Stem dissection 2. micropropagation 3. Cauliflower cloning (SAPS) 4.Cloning in animals 5. Biotechnological processes (includes the info cards) 6.Aseptic technique 7. PAG 7.1 – The effect of antibiotics on microbial growth (OCR worksheets) 8.PAG 7.2   Dilution plating to determine microbial density in liquid culture (OCR worksheets) 9. Growth curves 10.immobilised enzymes 11. Industrial uses of immobilised enzymes The PAGS used are available for free on the OCR website or SAPS (link given).
OCR A level Biology 2.1.3 Nucleotides and nucleic acids approx 10 lessons
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OCR A level Biology 2.1.3 Nucleotides and nucleic acids approx 10 lessons

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Made using the new spec for OCR Biology A 2.1.3 Nucleotides and nucleic acids topic Lessons included: Nucleic acids, DNA and RNA Polynucleotides ATP and ADP Structure of DNA Purification of DNA DNA replication The genetic code Transcription Translation Revision - MCQs from OCR website PAG 10 - use OCR instructions Please see other A level resources and bundles. Feedback welcome
AQA Trilogy B1 Cell Biology Revision
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AQA Trilogy B1 Cell Biology Revision

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Made using the AQA Trilogy specification. (same for the triple for B1) Contains 2 slides of activities to complete for the B1 topic I give these out at the end of each topic and also before holidays for exam preparation. I have made the boxes equal sizes so that they can be blown up onto A3 card to create revision cards for intervention. Maths skills and RPAs are incorporated (Once I have made them all there will be exam specific booklets) More of these on the way for all AQA units, RPAs and maths skills. Feedback welcome
6.3.1 Ecosystems OCR A level Biology (7-8 lessons)
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6.3.1 Ecosystems OCR A level Biology (7-8 lessons)

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For the new OCR A level biology specification Includes the workbook I print for students 1. Biotic and abiotic factors 2. Biomass transfer through ecosystems 3. Nitrogen cycle 4. Carbon cycle 5. Primary succession 6. Recap sampling methods, species evenness and richness and Simpson's index 7. PAG - Sampling
AQA Trilogy Chemistry revision for paper 2
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AQA Trilogy Chemistry revision for paper 2

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Contains revision sheets for the second Chemistry paper of AQA trilogy C6 The rate and extent of chemical change C7 Organic chemistry C8 Chemical analysis C9 Chemistry of the atmosphere C10 Using resources
3.1.2 Transport in animals OCR A level Biology (10- 11 lessons)
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3.1.2 Transport in animals OCR A level Biology (10- 11 lessons)

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Made using the new OCR Biology A specification. Roughly 9-10 lessons depending on your pace and practical activities you include All referenced to the spec and past exam questions included. 1. Transport systems (includes estimating the size of RBCs practical) 2. Circulatory systems 3. Structure of blood vessels 4. Formation of tissue fluid 5. Structure of the heart (could do an extra lesson- heart dissection PAG) 6. The cardiac cycle 7. Initiation of a heartbeat 8. ECGs 9. Oxygen dissociation curves 10. Transporting carbon dioxide
AQA B6 Inheritance, Variation and Evolution Trilogy/Triple (17-18 lessons)
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AQA B6 Inheritance, Variation and Evolution Trilogy/Triple (17-18 lessons)

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This resource was made for the new AQA scheme of work for Triple science biology If you are teaching Trilogy as opposed to Triple some of the items will need removing. Included are 17 lessons with full objectives and spec references (based on 1 hour lessons.) I have changed the order of teaching from the specification to help it flow a little better as well as including recap elements from earlier units. 1. DNA and the genome 2. DNA structure 3. Reproduction and meiosis 4. Sexual and asexual reproduction 5. Genetic inheritance 6. Inherited disorders 7. Mendel and the understanding of genetics 8. Variation 9. Evolution and extinction 10. The Theory of Evolution and fossils 11. Speciation 12. Selevtive breeding 13. Genetic engineering 14. Cloning 15. Resistant bacteria 16. Classification 17. Summary lesson Will be working on B7 Ecology soon. Feedback welcome :-)
Drugs
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Drugs

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A lesson on illegal drugs with sort cards The revision aid was adapted from board works and laminated for a revision lesson keyword crossword
Infectious disease lesson
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Infectious disease lesson

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Lesson and revision aids the picture cards were printed and laminated for students to match the disease with the transition method and compliment the word cards. these were made for the edexcel syllabus