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A collection of Biology, Physics and Chemistry resources for Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. I work as a mainstream Science teacher and all of these lessons have been succesfully delivered.

A collection of Biology, Physics and Chemistry resources for Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. I work as a mainstream Science teacher and all of these lessons have been succesfully delivered.
Paying for Electricity - GCSE Physics lesson

Paying for Electricity - GCSE Physics lesson

GCSE Physics - paying for electricity lesson. Learning Outcomes: E - Consolidate knowledge of heat transfer. C - Know that the kilowatt-hour is the unit of energy used to calculate electricity bills. A – Carry out energy calculations using kilowatts and hours
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A Hidden World complete lesson bundle

A Hidden World complete lesson bundle

A KS3 lesson on the hidden world of microbes. Works as part of the Exploring Science scheme of work or stand alone lesson. The bundle includes powerpoint of whole lesson including starter task, AfL, practical and review; worksheets for construct, apply and challenge tasks and the lesson plan.
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Infrared Radiation

Infrared Radiation

P1.1. Lesson on Infrared Radiation. Lesson Outcomes: E- Describe how all objects give out heat radiation C – Describe how objects both emit and absorb heat radiation A – Explain how rate of emission and absorption depend on the type of surface
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P1 GCSE Physics Edexcel - Complete revsion booklet bundle

P1 GCSE Physics Edexcel - Complete revsion booklet bundle

A bundle containing the complete set of 6 revision booklets for Edexcel GCSE Physics - P1. Topic 1: Visible light and the Solar System. Topic 2: The Electromagnetic Spectrum. Topic 3: Waves and the Universe. Topic 4: Wavers and the Earth. Topic 5: Generation and Transmission of Electricity. Topic 6: Energy and the Future. Complete notes, including diagrams in bullet point form. Excellent resources for revision lessons.
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Heat Transfer 5  - Radiation

Heat Transfer 5 - Radiation

Lesson 5 in the Heat Transfer topic on Infra-red Radiation for KS3. Complete lesson. Contains numerous tasks, starters, reviews and practical. Differentiated lesson outcomes: All Define what Infrared Radiation is. Most Understand that all objects emit and absorb Infrared Radiation. Some Explain how different surfaces absorb and emit infrared radiation differently.
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Microbes 3 - Microbes in Action: Yeast

Microbes 3 - Microbes in Action: Yeast

Lesson 3 in the KS3 Microbes topic. A practical lesson investigating the effect of temperature on yeast. Differentiated learning Outcomes: All Complete an investigation with help into how temperature affects the speed dough rises. Most Complete the investigation with minimal help Some Complete the investigation and choose additional steps to improve the accuracy of the results.
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Stopping the Spread - jho

Stopping the Spread - jho

Complete Lesson for KS3 on Stopping the Spread of disease. A planning and practical lesson with 2 practicals covered. Learning Outcomes: Describe some ways in which we stop microbes from causing diseases. Investigate the effectiveness of different ways of hand washing. Plan an investigation to see the effectiveness of different ways of hand washing.
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Energy 5 - Energy From Food lesson

Energy 5 - Energy From Food lesson

Lesson 5 in the KS3 topic of Energy - Energy from food. Learning Outcomes: All: Carry out a practical to see which food type contained the most energy. Most: Analyse practical results. Analyse data presented on a food label. Some: Evaluate a scientific method and identify improvements
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Sound 1 - Animal Sounds complete lesson

Sound 1 - Animal Sounds complete lesson

Lesson 1 in the Key Stage 3 topic on sound. Complete lesson. Focus on pitch and intensity. Differentiated Learning Outcomes: All pupils must: Recall that sounds can be loud or soft Recall that sounds can be high or low Explain what vibrations are Most pupils should: Correctly use the words, intensity, pitch, sound, waves, vibrate. Some pupils could: Explain how sound waves are generated Explain how sound waves travel
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Moments lesson for KS3

Moments lesson for KS3

Complete lesson for ks3 on moments. Differentiated Learning Outcomes: All: State the meaning of a “turning force” or “moment”. Recognise load, effort and pivot. Most: Determine the principle of moments through experiment. Some: Calculate the moment of a force.
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