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Biology ppts suitable for GCSE & A Level. Spreadsheets to track and analyse AQA A Level Required Practical data. Report Writing, create pupil reports with a click from comment banks, automatically inserts names & adjusts gender pronouns. Teacher planner book, automatically creates timetable, weekly lesson outlines, registers with pupil data analysis. Create schemes of works.

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Biology ppts suitable for GCSE & A Level. Spreadsheets to track and analyse AQA A Level Required Practical data. Report Writing, create pupil reports with a click from comment banks, automatically inserts names & adjusts gender pronouns. Teacher planner book, automatically creates timetable, weekly lesson outlines, registers with pupil data analysis. Create schemes of works.
Report Writing Spreadsheet/ Software
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Report Writing Spreadsheet/ Software

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Save time and effort writing reports. This report writing assistant allows you to automatically create termly or end of year student report cards from an editable statement bank. Quickly and easily create a report by selecting statements with a click from 18 statements in each of 9 categories (162 statements in all) to build up a complete report comment, all of which will automatically adjust gender pronouns (he/she etc) and insert the students name where appropriate. Comments can also be free typed in the report comment box. All the statements in each category can be customised by the user. A class list with the gender of the students can be inserted and the final report comments can be copied and pasted into any other report package and the overall class comments saved to an xls file for archiving. The spreadsheet uses macros and will require macro access to be enabled, see the help sheet in the spreadsheet for details how to do this. see a demo at https://youtu.be/7rNxxekoUpk Have a look by downloading the free evaluation version at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/report-writer-free-evaluation-version-11751250 Please note this spreadsheet will not run on Mac versions of Excel, it will only run on PC versions of , due to incompatibility issues between Microsoft Office on the 2 different platforms.
Report Card  Writing Assistant
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Report Card Writing Assistant

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Save time and effort writing report cards. A report card writing assistant allowing you to automatically create termly or yearly student report cards from a statement bank. Quickly and easily create a report by selecting statements with a click from 18 statements in each of 9 categories (162 statements in all) to build up a complete report comment, all of which will automatically adjust gender pronouns (he/she etc) and insert the students name where appropriate. Comments can also be free typed in the report comment box. All the statements in each category can be customised by the user. A class list with the gender of the students can be inserted and the final report comments can be copied and pasted into any other report package and the overall class comments saved to an xls file for archiving. The spreadsheet uses macros and will require macro access to be enabled, see the help sheet in the spreadsheet for details how to do this.   Rd see a demo at https://youtu.be/7rNxxekoUpk Have a look and download the free evaluation version at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/report-writer-free-evaluation-version-11751250 Please note this spreadsheet will not run on Mac versions of Excel, it will only run on PC versions of , due to incompatibility issues between Microsoft Office on the 2 different platforms.
Interactive Spelling Boggle Revision or Tutor Time Game. KS2 & KS3 English Language
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Interactive Spelling Boggle Revision or Tutor Time Game. KS2 & KS3 English Language

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A fully interactive Boggle game, suitable for Key Stage 2 and 3, which is a fun way for pupils to develop their vocabulary and spelling skills. The game has a database of over 300, nine letter words, which are automatically selected randomly by the game. The word’s letters are displayed in a random order in a 3 x 3 grid with the first letter of the 9-letter word displayed as a capital. Pupils have 3 minutes to come up with as many words as possible using the letters, they do not have to use all the letters in their words. A bonus can be given if they find the 9-letter word. Click on the Select new word button to automatically create a new 3x3 grid of letters from a new 9-letter word. Click on the Go button to start the 3-minute timer. A horn will sound at the end of the 3 minutes. To display the 9-letter word click on the reveal the 9-letter word box. The game requires macros to be enabled within Power-point to allow the automated features to work. For this reason it will only run on Power-point for Windows and Power-point for Mac’s, it will not run on other ppt viewers. Further games and educational resources can be found at: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/john_leather
Report Writing programme
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Report Writing programme

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Save time and effort writing reports. An end of year report writer that allows you to quickly create pupil reports simply by clicking on a series of user modifiable comments. Now in use in 400 Schools in over 20 Countries. Comments are organised into 9 sections (opening, behavioural, progress, strengths, weaknesses, closing and 3 user defined categories with 18 comments in each section). Comments automatically update to insert pupil names and to match gender specific pronouns (he/she, his/her etc). Once assembled the comments can be copied and pasted into your own report packages and a file containing all the reports for your class set can be created. Suitable for all teachers at all key stages through suitable modification of the comments in the comment banks. This is Version 2 which scrolls even faster between comment categories. This is an Excel file which uses macros to run, read the help sheet in the file to enable macros. See a demo at https://youtu.be/7rNxxekoUpk Have a look and download the free evaluation version at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/report-writer-free-evaluation-version-11751250 Please note this spreadsheet will not run on Mac versions of Excel, it will only run on PC versions of , due to incompatibility issues between Microsoft Office on the 2 different platforms.
End of Year Report Writing Assistant
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End of Year Report Writing Assistant

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Save time and effort writing reports. A report writing assistant allowing you to automatically create termly or yearly student report cards from a statement bank. Quickly and easily create a report by selecting statements with a click from 18 statements in each of 9 categories (162 statements in all) to build up a complete report comment, all of which will automatically adjust gender pronouns (he/she etc) and insert the students name where appropriate. Comments can also be free typed in the report comment box. All the statements in each category can be customised by the user. A class list with the gender of the students can be inserted and the final report comments can be copied and pasted into any other report package and the overall class comments saved to an xls file for archiving. The spreadsheet uses macros and will require macro access to be enabled, see the help sheet in the spreadsheet for details how to do this. see a demo at https://youtu.be/7rNxxekoUpk Please note this spreadsheet will not run on Mac versions of Excel, it will only run on PC versions of , due to incompatibility issues between Microsoft Office on the 2 different platforms.
Mutation Lesson (Higher GCSE)
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Mutation Lesson (Higher GCSE)

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A full lesson pack upon mutations suitable for higher level GCSE pupils. A comprehensive lesson plan, power point and worksheets is included. The lesson covers: A recap upon DNA structure and function Leveled work focusing upon: 3 Types of mutations, substitution, insertion and deletion, looking at how they alter DNA and their effects upon protein structure. How mutations are caused (radiation, chemicals, viruses, copying errors. Examples of genetic diseases and their mutations Exam questions The worksheet/booklet follows the power point with exercises for pupils to undertake including review and plenary questions. A demo video of the power point contents can be found at https://youtu.be/rN9aMeCc_eg Also included is a second power point version with a different colour scheme to the preview video which has a white background and black text.
Microscope measurements
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Microscope measurements

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Preparation presentation for A Level Biology students prior to their microscopy required practical. Covers: How to measure the size of objects using a microscope. Using a mechanical stage and how to read its vernier scale. How to measure the Field of View of a microscope lens Using a stage micrometer and eye piece graticule. How to calibrate an eye piece graticule. How to measure the size of a specimen using an eye piece graticule. How to calculate sizes using Image size = actual size / magnification. Microscopy units of scale and how to convert between measurement. A video of this presentation is available at https://youtu.be/CyKUwTZiFaE
AQA A Level Chemistry Required Practical Tracker including Sub Competencies
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AQA A Level Chemistry Required Practical Tracker including Sub Competencies

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NEW AND UPDATED A tracker for monitoring student progress in the new AQA A Level Chemistry required practical tasks for the CPAC skills INCLUDING THE SUB COMPETENCIES The tracker will monitor attendance for each student. Monitor the attainment of CPAC skills for the students in each RP activity. Produce a print out showing the individual performance of each student showing the CPAC skills they have acquired from each RP activity. Trackers are also available for Biology and Physics
AQA A Level Physics Required Practical Tracker including Sub Competencies
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AQA A Level Physics Required Practical Tracker including Sub Competencies

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NEW AND UPDATED A tracker for monitoring student progress in the new AQA A Level Physics required practical tasks for the CPAC skills INCLUDING THE SUB COMPETENCIES The tracker will monitor attendance for each student. Monitor the attainment of CPAC skills for the students in each RP activity. Produce a print out showing the individual performance of each student showing the CPAC skills they have acquired from each RP activity. Trackers for Biology and Chemistry are also available
Interactive AQA GCSE Biology Blockbuster Vocabulary Revision Quiz Game
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Interactive AQA GCSE Biology Blockbuster Vocabulary Revision Quiz Game

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A Blockbuster style quiz game. Has 9 games each focusing on a different module of technical terms that fit in with the AQA GCSE Trilogy & Triple Biology specification. A free restricted evaluation version of this quiz can be downloaded from: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-gcse-biology-blockbuster-vocabulary-reinforcement-revision-quiz-free-evaluation-version-12228577 The quiz automatically displays questions and answers and changes the selected letter hexagons from yellow to blue and white and totals the scores for each team. The quiz will also automatically identify when a team wins by achieving complete run from left to right for blue and from top to bottom for white. Each time a new game is played the positions of the letters on the Blockbusters board are randomised. Each of the 9 games focuses on 20 technical terms. You can easily edit the questions and answers to suit the ability of your pupils. The games follow the basic rules of the iconic 1980-1990s Blockbuster TV show. By using the games during the teaching of a module or as a part of a revision programme, it will allow pupils to gain familiarity with the terms and be able to recall them more easily in their exams. This quiz requires macros to carry out the automated functions, so will only work with Microsoft Windows and Apple versions of Power Point and not with other ppt viewers.
AQA A Level Biology Required Practical Tracker including Sub Competencies
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AQA A Level Biology Required Practical Tracker including Sub Competencies

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NEW AND UPDATED A tracker for monitoring student progress in the new AQA A Level Biology required practical tasks for the CPAC skills INCLUDING THE SUB COMPETENCIES The tracker will monitor attendance for each student. Monitor the attainment of CPAC skills for the students in each RP activity. Produce a print out showing the individual performance of each student showing the CPAC skills they have acquired from each RP activity. The tracker can be modified to match the RP activities for Chemistry and Physics by changing the RP titles and use of apparatus criteria on the Titles sheet.
Christmas 2020 Quiz - Deal or No Deal Free Evaluation version
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Christmas 2020 Quiz - Deal or No Deal Free Evaluation version

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This is a cut down version of the paid for quiz which has all 22 deal or no deal boxes, automatic scoring for 4 teams and 22 questions. This free evaluation version has only 6 boxes and 2 teams and 6 questions. The full paid for version can be found at: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/christmas-quiz-2019-premium-deal-or-no-deal-quiz-12222452 Details for the full versio are below A Deal or No Deal type power point quiz that automatically randomizes the values of the 22 boxes and will automatically display the scores for each of up to 4 teams. Divide your group up into up to 4 teams. Each team is assigned a colour. The power point will automatically randomly assign values from 2p to £1500,000 to each box. The 5th slide shows team scores and has a button to jump to the next question. After each question the answer will be displayed with a jump to the Deal or No Deal boxes. The team that got the question can choose a box, clicking on it will display its value, clicking again allows it to be assigned the team colour. click to the next slide will show the team scores which are automatically updated. The jump to the next question box will also automatically change to show the next question and jump to it. If no team is able to give the correct answer to the question then once the answer is shown click on the jump to the Deal or No Deal slide and choose a box and click on it so it goes dark blue and it will then not be counted for any of the 4 teams. When all 22 questions have been answered the show will stop on the score slide, go back to the red boxes slide and click on the reset box to reset all the boxes back to 1-22 and reassigns them with a random value, scores on the score slide will also be reset back to zero and the jump to question box resets back to question 1. The Christmas quiz has 22 questions. You can modify the questions and answers by clicking on and editing their text box contents, but remember DO NOT delete any slides or reorder them, doing so will stop the automation from working. The slide show uses macros; small pieces of code which enables the automation. You MUST enable macros when opening the slide show for the first time, if they are not enabled then the automation will not work. Due to the use of macros the slide show will only work with Microsoft for Windows and Microsoft for Apple version of Power Point and will not work with other slide show presenting software.
English Reading and Writing Skills tracker and reporting to parents document
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English Reading and Writing Skills tracker and reporting to parents document

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A spreadsheet to track English Reading and Writing skills. 9 Reading and 9 Writing skills are tracked for each pupil. Teachers grade pupils upon a 1-4 point scale, each skill can be assessed up to 10 times in an academic year. The reading skills are: Read aloud with fluency, Comprehension, Language Terms, Structure Terms, Analysing Language, Analysing Structure, Relevant Quotations, Comparison, Response to Task The Writing skills are: Vocabulary Choices, Spelling -Common words, Spelling -Complex words, Clarity, Structural devices, Punctuation between sentences, Punctuation within sentences, Varied Sentences, Handwriting The spreadsheet will then generate a graded comment upon each skill for each pupil to go into a mail merge document which can be sent out to parents. Data from SIMS can be entered upon teaching group, forename, surname, Target Level, OPT Level at end of Key Stage, Gender, PP (Pupil premium status), MA (More able status), SEN status, reading and writing scores and reading age upon entry. The spreadsheet uses macros (Will only work with Microsoft Excel for Windows) that automatically sort with the click of one button pupil data to be sorted by cohort or by teaching group alphabetically, by target Levels, OPT Levels, Reading criteria, Writing criteria, reading age upon entry. This is useful if you or your staff are not very familiar with spreadsheet commands. The Word document included allows a mail merge to be carried out from the spreadsheet data to produce cohort and group reports which pupils can self evaluate to identify their strongest and weakest skill areas, what is interfering with their progress and how they can make improvement in the future. These documents can be used to show progression over time, aid closing the gap meetings, show intervention strategies in performance management meetings. Includes: a fully detailed instruction/help power point, the tracking spreadsheet, the mail merge word document A copy of the helpfile showing what the resource will do can be found at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/english-reading-and-writing-skills-tracker-and-reporting-to-parents-document-instruction-help-ppt-12075079
Electronic Teacher Planner/Mark Book - Free Evaluation Version
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Electronic Teacher Planner/Mark Book - Free Evaluation Version

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This is the Free Evaluation version of the Electronic Teacher Planner/Mark book spreadsheet. The Full paid for version available at: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/electronic-teacher-planner-mark-book-12357931 A full paid for TWO WEEK TIMETABLE version is available at: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/electronic-teacher-planner-mark-book-two-week-version-12358075 is a full teacher’s planner book enabling you to replace your paper based record book. It enables you to create a colour coded timetable (and will automatically generate a blank timetable with the appropriate number of period per day), a week by week lesson outline planning sheet, a register for each class that records attendance, performance and behavioural information upon each pupil, homework and test scores. The registers will rank the pupils according to assessment criteria, absences and upon test scores. The class analysis page will give detailed information upon the number of lates/tardiness, discipline issues, forgotten books, no homework, incomplete pieces of work and work graded excellent, good, satisfactory and poor. Schemes of work can be created and reports written upon individual students. Print outs of each class can be used at parent consultation evenings and as a record for SLT. Cover lesson instructions can also be created. I have used this spreadsheet in an ongoing developing form for the last 20 years and haven’t used a paper based planner in that time. The spreadsheet does require the use of macros and so they need to be enabled in excel, see the help page in the spreadsheet on how to do this. Please note this spreadsheet will not run on Mac versions of Excel, it will only run on PC versions of , due to incompatibility issues between Microsoft Office on the 2 different platforms.
Polymers structure, properties and investigation lesson
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Polymers structure, properties and investigation lesson

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Lesson power point, worksheet and teacher notes to show the properties of polymers and to relate these to the structure of their polymer chains. Useful for high ability KS3 or medium ability KS4 chemistry. Links rigidity, strength and melting points to the idea of length of polymer and cross links. Spaghetti demo showing effects of chain length and cross links for cooked then dried samples. Uses polymorph a low mpt plastic that can be melted in hot water and hand moulded. then investigates effects of a load on strips of plastic bags to show stretching as the chains slip over each other, longer chains = more strength. Blooms taxonomy and new NC Levels.
Statistics for A Level Biology Spreadsheet & power point ppt
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Statistics for A Level Biology Spreadsheet & power point ppt

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Interactive powerpoint and spreadsheet to demonstrate and calculate the following statistical functions required for A Level Biology: Standard Error Standard Deviation Chi-Squared for ecological studies Chi-Squared for phenotype ratios Student’s t-test for unpaired data Student’s t-test for paired data Spearman’s Ranked Coefficient of Correlation Where degrees of freedom and p=0.05 confidence levels are used they are automatically calculated from the inputted data and an indication is shown as to whether a null hypothesis for the data is to be accepted or rejected. The power point goes step by step through each statistical test, describing how to use it, how to calculate each one and what the results mean. The work sheet contains exam style questions and answers upon chi-squared which is covered with a step by step explanation at the end of the power point. A watermarked preview video if the ppt can be found at https://youtu.be/1LcW3EO0MpU
Interactive Hangman revision game with 104 Yr 5+6 English National Curriculum recommended spellings
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Interactive Hangman revision game with 104 Yr 5+6 English National Curriculum recommended spellings

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An interactive Hangman game preloaded with a 104-word, word bank of Year 5 + 6 English National Curriculum recommended common spellings. The blanks for the word are automatically shown on the game slide. Clicking on a letter called out by your pupils will either reveal the letters and turn the keyboard letter green or it will add a hangman piece and turn the keyboard letter red. If the word is discovered, then a you win message is shown. If the pupils lose a you’re hanged message is shown. Pupils can opt to be shown a hint message which will cost them one additional hangman piece added to the gallows. Multiple words will be automatically separated by a “/” on the screen. The game can be played in 3 ways: The game automatically selects a random word from the word bank By entering a single word(s) before running the game. By entering a word while playing the game, (remember to blank the presentation screen when entering the word and hint. The word bank contains 104 words and hints A free evaluation version of the game (for GCSE Biology terms) can be downloaded from: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/hangman-game-for-gcse-biolofy-free-evaluation-version-12233754 Please be aware the game uses macros in Power-point which must be enabled when you first open the pptm file and so will only run on Microsoft Power-point for windows or Apple. It will not run on other ppt viewers.
Interactive A Level Biology Vocabulary / Technical Term Blockbuster Revision Quiz Game
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Interactive A Level Biology Vocabulary / Technical Term Blockbuster Revision Quiz Game

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A Blockbuster style quiz game. Has over 1000 questions targeted at building up the vocabulary of A Level Biology students. All question revealing, answer revealing, changing of hexagon colours, scoring, identifying a winning run and assigning hexagons a random letter are carried out AUTOMATICALLY by the game, all you need to do is click on the screen. A free restricted evaluation version of this quiz can be downloaded from: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/a-level-vocabulary-technical-terms-blockbuster-style-quiz-free-evaluation-version-12230087 The quiz automatically displays questions and answers and changes the selected letter hexagons from yellow to blue and white and totals the scores for each team. The quiz will also automatically identify when a team wins by achieving complete run from left to right for blue and from top to bottom for white. Each game consists of 8 rounds with the winning team’s score for each round being shown on a scoreboard. Though you can play single rounds if you want to. Each time a new game is played the positions of the letters on the Blockbusters board are randomised as are the questions chosen from a bank of over 1000 technical terms appropriate for A Level Biology. The games follow the basic rules of the iconic 1980-1990s Blockbuster TV show. By using the games during your teaching or as a part of a revision programme, it will allow pupils to gain familiarity with the terms and be able to recall them more easily in their exams. This quiz uses macros to carry out the automated functions which you select to run on first opening the power point, so will only work with Microsoft Windows and Apple versions of Power Point and not with other ppt viewers.
Science Equipment Requisition Timetable Sheet Maker
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Science Equipment Requisition Timetable Sheet Maker

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Quickly create weekly science equipment requisitions which can be automatically printed or emailed to your technician with the click of a single button. The spreadsheet uses macros to automate functions and so will only run with the Windows version of excel. Automatically creates a timetable with the number of lessons per day to suit your needs with the click of a single button. A blank master timetable is created which you populate with your groups and room numbers where groups or locations can be colour coded. The spreadsheet copies the blank timetable to create new weekly timetables which are date stamped with a single click of a button. Scrolling to the right of these weekly timetables allows previous weeks requests to be seen and if necessary requests can be copied and pasted into the current/upcoming week. This enables a record of experiments to be kept and speeds up creating future requests. Once the current week’s request information has been entered it can be easily printed out to automatically fill a complete A4 landscape page again with the click of a single button. The current/upcoming week’s request sheet can be emailed to your technician with a single click of a button. The email includes an attached spreadsheet titled with your name and the week date that contains your current week’s requests. Macros must be enabled for the spreadsheet to run.
Interactive A Level Biology Vocabulary/Technical Terms Blockbusters Revision Quiz Evaluation Version
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Interactive A Level Biology Vocabulary/Technical Terms Blockbusters Revision Quiz Evaluation Version

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A Blockbuster style quiz game. This is the restricted free version the full paid for version has over 1000 questions targeted at building up the vocabulary of A Level Biology students. All question revealing, answer revealing, changing of hexagon colours, scoring, identifying a winning run and assigning hexagons a random letter are carried out AUTOMATICALLY by the game, all you need to do is click on the screen. This restricted version is limited to 5 moves per game and 5 questions from each letter. The full version allowing full games and over 1000 questions of this evaluation quiz can be downloaded from: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/a-level-biology-vocabulary-technical-term-quiz-based-on-blockbusters-12230069 The quiz automatically displays questions and answers and changes the selected letter hexagons from yellow to blue and white and totals the scores for each team. The quiz will also automatically identify when a team wins by achieving complete run from left to right for blue and from top to bottom for white. Each game consists of 8 rounds with the winning team’s score for each round being shown on a scoreboard. Though you can play single rounds if you want to. Each time a new game is played the positions of the letters on the Blockbusters board are randomised as are the questions chosen from a bank of over 1000 technical terms appropriate for A Level Biology. The games follow the basic rules of the iconic 1980-1990s Blockbuster TV show. By using the games during your teaching or as a part of a revision programme, it will allow pupils to gain familiarity with the terms and be able to recall them more easily in their exams. This quiz uses macros to carry out the automated functions which you select to run on first opening the power point, so will only work with Microsoft Windows and Apple versions of Power Point and not with other ppt viewers.