A knowledge organiser on the topics of light and sound covering all KS3 areas, particularly aimed at the AQA new KS3 specification but suitable for all curriculum's. Useful to be given as revision aid or at the start of a topic to aid learning.
A complete lesson aimed at KS3 classes on series and parallel circuits. Includes: starter/settler, learning outcomes, notes on parallel and series circuits, activity looking at current in different circuits, investigation plan into different circuits and review and plenary questions.
Slides for pupils to find information about the uses of radiation and a question sheet with differentiated questions for pupils to answer.
A lesson to teach pupils the topic of lenses for the separate science GCSE Physics course (AQA specification). The lesson includes: Starter to recap prior learning on waves Outcomes and keywords Lecture notes to guide pupils through the content Worked examples of how to complete ray diagrams for each type of lens Activity to complete to practice drawing lens ray diagrams (I advise you to use graph paper to do this) Exam questions to practice applying knowledge
A revision PowerPoint to cover the topics for P1 of the AQA GCSE Combined Science Trilogy examination. Contains 76 slides detailing content for the P1 exam to be used as revision with a class. Suitable to provide to the pupils as revision notes or flash cards. Topics covered: Energy/ power/efficiency Specific heat capacity required practical Heat transfers and insulation Circuits and related formulae Mains electricity Density and particle theory Structure of the atom Nuclear radiation - hazards and uses
A revision lesson for GCSE Physics on the topic of waves. Learning Outcomes: Describe the different types of wave Calculate the properties of waves Explain how to use a ripple tank to investigate the properties of waves The lesson includes: learning outcomes and keywords a quick starter/settler focusing on some maths skills used physics (this can be edited to be a review of prior learning should you wish) a recap of the difference between the types of waves followed by exam questions with ms for pupils to self or peer assess The formula for wave speed, frequency and wave length with some examples for you to model to the class and then three questions taking from past papers for pupils to practice with. Answers provided. Revision of the ripple tank investigation (for best results demonstrate the actual use of a ripple tank) followed by a 6 mark question with mark scheme relating to the investigation
A revision PowerPoint to cover the topics for physics paper 2 of the AQA GCSE Combined Science Trilogy examination. Contains 61 slides detailing content for the P2 exam to be used as revision with a class. Suitable to provide to the pupils as revision notes or flash cards. I have used this in the last minute revision sessions to deliver to pupils and review the key points. Topics covered: Forces Motion Momentum Stopping/braking distances EM waves and required practical Uses of EM waves (including HT specific content on properties of EM waves) Magnetism and electomagnets The motor effect
A knowledge organiser covering acids and alkalis (haz symbols, indicators, neutralisation etc) and metals (properties and reactions) for KS3 classes. Ideal for revision or to give to a class at the start of a topic to aid their study.
A Presentation/lesson plan on fossil fuels aimed at Y7 pupils. Includes a settler/starter, outcomes, notes, review activity, extended writing task (could be differentiated easily), a few other short tasks and a plenary.
A revision lesson for a GCSE foundation tier/middle ablility pupils on electromagnets and solenoids focusing on the magnetic fields. This lesson could also be used to support a practical investigation on electromagnets with the content on the properties of electromagnets and solenoids but does not include any protocols for the investigation. The lesson includes 3 learning outcomes, keywords, notes on the properties of electromagnets and solenoid with quick review questions and a set of relevant exam questions with mark scheme. There is also an extension task on planning an investigation into the strength of electromagnets in the style of the new 6 mark questions.
Complete lesson introducing moments and related calculations. Includes learning outcomes, starter, notes and example calculations, practice calculations for pupils and an extended literacy/numeracy task for a plenary.
A knowledge organiser covering digestion and the digestive system and the breathing system and gas exchange suitable for KS3 students.
A lesson on the National Grid and its structure for foundation tier GCSE pupils. The lesson includes: Learning outcomes and keywords Notes on AC vs DC and mains electricity Notes on the structure of the national grid and transformers Quick review questions Extended answer on power cable usage in the national grid. This is designed to set pupils up for success by discussion potential reasons first, then allowing pupils to write and structure their answer. Includes a mark scheme for the question.
Matching activity for revision of P1.1 - cut out the triangles and match them up with the correct answers (answers included)
A knowledge organiser for AQA 9-1 GCSE Biology ecology unit aimed at pupils taking the triple specification. Useful for revision, to aid teaching and other revision activities such as making flash cards. See my other resources for a knowledge organiser for the trilogy specification.
Lecture notes on gas exchange in insects and fish with a few summary questions
Collection of 6 mark questions from past edexcel B2 papers including mark schemes for revision/ exam practice