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KS5 Chemistry: Naming Organic Compounds (AS Level)
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KS5 Chemistry: Naming Organic Compounds (AS Level)

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Whole lesson including starter activity, mini AfL work tasks with answers, main work tasks with answers for a KS5 lesson on naming organic compounds By the end of the lesson students should be able to: Know the IUPAC rules for naming alkanes and alkenes Know the IUPAC rules for naming aldehyde, ketones and carboxylic acids Construct structural or displayed formulae from named organic compounds and name organic compounds from the structural or displayed formulae Students will be able to take rich notes on naming organic compounds, building on their KS4 knowledge on this topic The teacher will be able to quickly assess students’ understanding of the how to name organic compounds by carrying our mini AfL tasks either on mini white boards or in students’ books
A Level Organic Chemistry
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A Level Organic Chemistry

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TRIPLE lesson bundle on types of formulae isomers (structural & stereoisomers) naming organic conpounds
KS5 Chemistry:  Percentage Yield and Atom Economy (AS Level)
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KS5 Chemistry: Percentage Yield and Atom Economy (AS Level)

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Whole lesson including starter activity, mini AfL work tasks with answers, main work tasks with answers for a KS5 lesson on percentage yield and atom economy By the end of the lesson students should be able to: Know how to balance symbol equations Calculate atom economy and percentage yield from balanced symbol equations Calculate the masses and moles of products or reactants from balanced symbol equations Students will be able to take rich notes on percentage yield and atom economy, building on their KS4 knowledge on this topic The teacher will be able to quickly assess students’ understanding of the how to calculate percentage yield and atom economy by carrying our mini AfL tasks either on mini white boards or in students’ books The lesson ends with a main work task for students to complete. Students will be able to self or peer assess their answers to this task using the detailed answers provided
GCSE Combined Science: Waste Water Treatment (AQA)
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GCSE Combined Science: Waste Water Treatment (AQA)

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Whole lesson including starter activity, mini AfL work tasks with answers, main work tasks with answers for a KS4 GCSE lesson on waste water treatment. By the end of the lesson students should be able to: State the stages of waste water treatment Explain the stages of waste water treatment Compare the ease of treating waste, ground and salt water Students will be able to take rich notes on waste water treatment. The teacher will be able to quickly assess students’ understanding of waste water treatment by carrying our mini AfL questions using A,B,C cards or mini white baords The lesson ends with a main work task for students to complete. Students will be able to self or peer assess their answers to this task using the detailed answers provided
KS5 Chemistry: The Mole and The Avogadro Constant (AS Level)
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KS5 Chemistry: The Mole and The Avogadro Constant (AS Level)

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Whole lesson including starter activity, main work task and answers on Avogadro’s constant and calculating moles using the mole equation The lesson begins with a 5-10 minute starter task (DO NOW) on previous KS5 knowledge about relative atomic mass of elements and calculating the relative molecular mass of compounds By the end of this lesson KS5 students should be able to: Know that the Avogadro constant is the number of particles in a mole Calculate the number of moles present in a given mass of an element or compound using the mole equation Rearrange the mole equation to calculate either the number of moles, Mr or mass of an element or compound The teacher will be able to check students have met these learning objectives through mini AfL tasks for students to complete as well as a 20-30 minute independent work task All tasks have worked out answers which will allow students to self assess their work in the lesson
KS5 Chemistry: Types of Formulae (AS Level)
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KS5 Chemistry: Types of Formulae (AS Level)

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Whole lesson including starter activity, mini AfL work tasks with answers, main work tasks with answers for a KS5 lesson on Types of Formulae. Resources also include a personal information sheets for students as well as a fill out sheet students fill in throughout the lesson on the different types of formulae By the end of the lesson students should be able to: Know what is meant by the terms empirical and molecular formula Compare the terms general, structural, displayed and skeletal formula Construct organic compounds using either of the 6 types of formulae Students will be able to take rich notes on types of formulae, building on their KS4 knowledge on this topic The teacher will be able to quickly assess students’ understanding of the how to calculate types of formulae by carrying our mini AfL tasks either on mini white boards or in students’ books The lesson ends with a main work task for students to complete. Students will be able to self or peer assess their answers to this task using the detailed answers provided
KS5 Chemistry: The Ideal Gas Equation (AS Level)
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KS5 Chemistry: The Ideal Gas Equation (AS Level)

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Whole lesson including starter and main work task on the ideal gas equation Lesson begins with exam style questions to recap on what students should know about moles By the end of the lesson, students should be able to: Recall the ideal gas equation Understand the properties of an ideal gas Rearrange the ideal gas equation to determine either pressure, temperature, moles or volume Teacher will be able assess students understanding and progress throughout the lesson via mini AfL tasks Students complete a 20-30 minute main work task at the end of the lesson on the ideal gas equation Worked example answers to the main work task are provided to allow students to self assess their answers
GCSE Combined Science: Forces, Mass and Weight (AQA)
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GCSE Combined Science: Forces, Mass and Weight (AQA)

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Whole lesson including starter activity, mini AfL work tasks with answers, main work tasks with answers for a KS4 GCSE lesson on forces, mass and weight. By the end of the lesson students should be able to: Describe what a force is Explain the difference between contact and non-contact forces Explain the difference between mass and weight Students will be able to take rich notes on forces, mass and weight on their KS3 knowledge on this topic The teacher will be able to quickly assess students’ understanding of forces, mass and weight by carrying our mini AfL questions The lesson ends with a main work task for students to complete. Students will be able to self or peer assess their answers to this task using the detailed answers provided, followed by a plenary quiz
KS5 Chemistry Required Practical 1 (AQA):  Making a volumetric solution & an acid-base titration
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KS5 Chemistry Required Practical 1 (AQA): Making a volumetric solution & an acid-base titration

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Whole lesson on planning for the AQA KS5 chemistry required practical 1 - how to make up a volumetric solution and how to carry out an acid-base titration In this lesson the teacher will be able to: address the aims of the required practical address what key practical skills will be assessed How students should carry out the practical How students should record results and make observations Post experimental quesitons are also included which will allow students to determine the unknown concentration of the base and to also consider issues with error in the experiment It’s recommended that the teacher carries out a demonstration during this lesson or has the equipment pieces on display for students to see
GCSE Combined Science: Variation (Biology)
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GCSE Combined Science: Variation (Biology)

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Whole lesson including starter activity, mini AfL work tasks with answers, main work tasks with answers for a KS4 GCSE lesson on variation. Main work task is differentiated with sentence starters for the 6 mark exam question By the end of the lesson students should be able to: Identify variation causes by genes and by the environment Describe how variation contributes to an organism’s survival Explain the mechanisms of genetic variation Students will be able to take rich notes on variation, building on their KS3 knowledge on this topic The teacher will be able to quickly assess students’ understanding of variation by carrying our mini AfL questions using A,B,C cards or mini white baords The lesson ends with a main work task for students to complete. Students will be able to self or peer assess their answers to this task using the detailed answers provided
Electrolysis of Ionic Compounds (GCSE)
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Electrolysis of Ionic Compounds (GCSE)

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Whole lesson including starter activity and main work tasks with answers for a KS4 GCSE lesson on electrolysis of ionic compounds (suitable for both combined science and triple science students). By the end of the lesson students should be able to: Know what electrolysis is and to state its uses Explain how electrolysis works Predict the reactions that occur at each electrode Students will be able to take rich notes on Electrolysis The lesson presentation enables teachers to guide students through the process of electroylsis and how to predict the products formed from a particular ionic compound The lesson ends with a main work task for students to complete. Students will be able to self or peer assess their answers to this task using the detailed answers provided
KS5 Chemistry: Isomers (AS Level)
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KS5 Chemistry: Isomers (AS Level)

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Whole lesson including starter activity, mini AfL work tasks with answers, main work tasks with answers for a KS5 lesson on isomers (structural isomers and stereoisomers) By the end of the lesson students should be able to: Know the what structural isomers and stereoisomers are Describe the three different ways in which structural isomers can occur Construct formulae of positional, functional group or chain isomers and stereosiomers of alkenes Students will be able to take rich notes on isomers, building on their KS4 knowledge on this topic The teacher will be able to quickly assess students’ understanding on isomers by carrying our mini AfL tasks either on mini white boards or in students’ books
KS5 Chemistry: Fractional Distillation of Crude Oil (AS Level)
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KS5 Chemistry: Fractional Distillation of Crude Oil (AS Level)

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Whole lesson including starter activity, mini AfL work tasks with answers, main work tasks with answers for a KS5 lesson fractional distillation of crude oil By the end of the lesson students should be able to: Describe what crude oil contains and to understand its uses Explain how crude oil is separated into useful fractions on an industrial scale Explain how crude oil is separated into useful fractions on an industrial scale Students will be able to take rich notes on fractional distillation of crude oil, building on their KS4 knowledge on this topic The teacher will be able to quickly assess students’ understanding of fractional distillation of crude oil by carrying our mini AfL tasks either on mini white boards or in students’ books
KS5 Chemistry: The Halogens (Trends in Physical & Chemical Properties) (AS Level)
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KS5 Chemistry: The Halogens (Trends in Physical & Chemical Properties) (AS Level)

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Whole lesson including starter activity, mini AfL work tasks with answers, and plenary task on trends of physical and chemical properties of halogens By the end of the lesson students should be able to: To describe and explain the trend in electronegativity, boiling and melting points of the halogens To describe and explain the trend in oxidising ability of halogens and reducing ability of the halide ions To outline experiments to support the trend in oxidising ability of halogens Students will be able to take rich notes on this topic The teacher will be able to quickly assess students’ understanding on trends of halogens by carrying our mini AfL tasks either on mini white boards or in students’ books
AS Chemistry AQA Required Practical 4 (Testing For Cations & Anions)
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AS Chemistry AQA Required Practical 4 (Testing For Cations & Anions)

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This lesson enables Year 12 students to plan for their 4th required practical on testing for cations and anions Students are provided with a step to step guide on how to research hazards associated with chemicals, complete risk assessments, results table and also how to research appropriate practical methods. Technician/teacher notes on method required are available The learning objectives of the lesson are to plan for required practical 4 by: Researching the risks associated with the experiment and creating appropriate risk assessment based on your findings Researching appropriate experimental methods for testing for group 2 cations, NH4+ ions, CO32- ions, SO42- ions and halide ions Constructing appropriate results tables to record your observations during the experiment
KS5 Chemistry (AS): Oxidation States (Lesson 2)
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KS5 Chemistry (AS): Oxidation States (Lesson 2)

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Whole lesson including starter activity, mini AfL work tasks with answers, main work tasks with answers for lesson 2 of the Redox Equations chapter in AS level Chemistry By the end of the lesson students should be able to: Recall the rules for oxidation states of uncombined elements and elements in compounds Determine the oxidation states of elements in a redox reaction Identify what substance has been reduced or oxidised in a redox reaction Students will be able to take rich notes on this topic The teacher will be able to quickly assess students’ understanding of oxidation states by carrying our mini AfL tasks either on mini white boards or in students’ books
KS5 Chemistry (AS): Forming Redox Equations (Lesson 3)
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KS5 Chemistry (AS): Forming Redox Equations (Lesson 3)

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Whole lesson including starter activity, mini AfL work tasks with answers, main work tasks with answers for lesson 3 of the Redox Equations chapter in AS level Chemistry By the end of the lesson students should be able to: Identify what substance has been reduced or oxidised in a redox reaction Construct balanced half equations by adding H+ and H2O Construct full ionic redox equations from half equations Students will be able to take rich notes on this topic The teacher will be able to quickly assess students’ understanding of forming redox equations by carrying our mini AfL tasks either on mini white boards or in students’ books Read less
KS3 Chemistry:  States of Matter
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KS3 Chemistry: States of Matter

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Whole lesson including starter activity, main work task and (all answers included) on the States of Matter (KS3 chemistry) This lesson is a great introduction to the Particle Model Topic in KS3 Chemistry Students are introduced to the topic with a starter activity on solids, liquids and gases By the end of the lesson students should be able to: State examples of solids, liquids and gases Describe solids, liquids and gases in terms of the particle model Compare the different properties of solids, liquids and gases based on the particle model Teacher is able to assess students understanding and progress through an interactive AfL task which can completed using A,B,C cards or on mini white boards Students then complete a 20-30 minutes main work task (answers are provided for student self or peer assessment)