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KS2 Classification - Using Classification keys
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KS2 Classification - Using Classification keys

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A lesson for Y5/6 Biology, looking at classification keys I have made the PowerPoint myself, but used resources from other educators who have given permission for their resources to be shared. Here is a link to the Google slides, if you chose Google over PowerPoint https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/15UzugZqdwYxHKrOvyLgcIDjqoO7pVqlxXx1iby1yL9E/edit?usp=sharing
Wave Anatomy Cryptogram
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Wave Anatomy Cryptogram

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Wave Anatomy Cryptogram Students crack a code to obtain 3 key definitions **Answer ** The frequency of a wave is the number of waves passing a point each second. The amplitude of a wave is the maximum displacement of a point on a wave away from its undisturbed position. The wavelength of a wave is the distance from a point on one wave to the equivalent point on the adjacent wave.
AQA GCSE Combined Science Physics paper 1 feedback
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AQA GCSE Combined Science Physics paper 1 feedback

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We used the May 2019 AQA paper 1 for the Year 11 mocks. Rather than going through the markscheme, I have been trying to encourage my students to think about their answers and learn from their mistakes. I used these sheets as prompts. In some classes, I printed the slides out and set it as marketplace activity. Others worked through the slides individually on Chromebooks, some did it as group work. However, the pictures and texts gave students some stepping stones towards the correct answer.
KS2 Classification - Kingdoms
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KS2 Classification - Kingdoms

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A lesson on how Linnaeus developed Aristotle’s classification system, naming kingdoms and dividing the anaimal kingdoms into sub groups. There is a Google slide version of the PP here, please make your own copy. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1qI07691LDhiSmX5MdtJOI9z4qYMn5rZAYO6V9we_gPg/edit?usp=sharing I am a secondary trained Physics teacher, but have been asked to teach KS2 Biology this year. I have found it quite a challenge! I hope this can support someone who is feeling as overwhelmed as I was.
Series and Parallel Circuits - Current and Potential Difference
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Series and Parallel Circuits - Current and Potential Difference

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This activity uses the PhET circuit builder to help illustrate current and potential difference in series and parallel circuits. It is a basic introduction and does not consider variables such as resistance. However, it is a clear way of demonstrating the rules, if you have unreliable electrical equipment. http://phet.colorado.edu/sims/html/circuit-construction-kit-dc/latest/circuit-construction-kit-dc_en.html
KS3 Satellites
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KS3 Satellites

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A KS3 lesson on satellites Objectives: Recall ideas about mass, weight and gravity State what a satellites is list examples of artificial and natural satellites Explain the difference polar and geostationary satellites Literacy starter Market place activity to find facts about satellites Kahoot
Uses of Radiation - Research task
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Uses of Radiation - Research task

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A flipped learning/research task for teaching the uses of radiation in medicine and industry. More specifically tailored to GCSE AQA, but could suit other exam boards. Reccomended pages for pupils who require more structure: https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/guides/zp4vfcw/revision/1 https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/guides/z2bvdxs/revision/2 https://teachnuclear.ca/all-things-nuclear/radiation/biological-effects-of-radiation/irradiation-vs-contamination/
Atomic Structure and Radioactivity Revision (Lower Ability)
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Atomic Structure and Radioactivity Revision (Lower Ability)

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Students watch 3 short videos (links at the end of the document) answering the questions on the first sheet as they watch. Then, they can use their notes and what they have watched to complete the grids on the second sheet. The word search can be used as a settling starter. This is aimed at students who struggle with Scientific concepts and lack concentration during revision.
Christmas Science
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Christmas Science

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A selection of Christmas themed Science lessons, including designing and testing hand warmers for Santa and turning pennies into gold. Most of these resources are my own, some ideas and resources have been borrowed from others. However, I have pooled resources to make a bank of Christmas themed science lessons, so science can be taught right up until the end of term.
Energy Calculations (AQA 9-1 Topic 1)
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Energy Calculations (AQA 9-1 Topic 1)

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A worksheet for pupils to practice recalling and using equations. Best used at the end of the topic when all the content has been taught, as all equations from the topic are required. Starts by recalling units and equations, then asks pupils to apply them to exam style calculation questions. The calculations increase in difficulty down the sheet and are asked at random as they would be in an exam, rather than just repeating one calculation Answers are provided.
Weight and Mass - Planetary Weight
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Weight and Mass - Planetary Weight

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Useful when teaching the difference between weight and mass. Pupils should illicit the idea that if they were to visit another planet, their mass would stay the same but their weight would change as a result of gravity. Older or more able groups I ask to research the gravitational field strength. Younger or less able groups I send of a tour of the solar system. Put out the planets and ask them to find the gravity. Unit for gravity is given as N/kg you may wish to change in to m/s/s depending on group and syllabus.