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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.
Energy 2 - Formation of Fossil Fuels lesson
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Energy 2 - Formation of Fossil Fuels lesson

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Lesson 2 in the KS3 Energy topic - Formation of fossil fuels. Includes starter activity linking to previous lesson. Also introduces the law of Conservation of Energy Learning Outcomes: All: Recognise that energy cannot be created or destroyed. Most: Give examples of energy transfers. Describe the process of forming fossil fuels Some: Explain the energy transfer in the formation of fossil fuels.
Heat Transfer 5  - Radiation
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Heat Transfer 5 - Radiation

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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.
Infrared Radiation
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Infrared Radiation

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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
Microbes 3 - Microbes in Action: Yeast
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Microbes 3 - Microbes in Action: Yeast

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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.
Energy 4 - Saving Energy lesson
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Energy 4 - Saving Energy lesson

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Lesson 4 in the KS3 Energy topic - Saving Energy. Learning Outcomes: All: describe at least 3 ways of reducing our energy consumption Most: Explain why we need to reduce energy consumption Some: Use persuasive arguments to convince someone of the need to reduce energy consumption
Energy 5 - Energy From Food lesson
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Energy 5 - Energy From Food lesson

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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
Energy 6 - Green Transport - jho
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Energy 6 - Green Transport - jho

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Lesson 6 in the KS3 Energy topic - Green Transport. Differentiated Learning Outcomes: All: State what is used to make a biofuel. Most: Describe 3 types of ‘green’ vehicles Some: Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using green vehicles Design a green vehicle.
Paying for Electricity - GCSE Physics lesson
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Paying for Electricity - GCSE Physics lesson

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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
States of matter complete lesson KS3
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States of matter complete lesson KS3

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Complete KS3 lesson on the states of matter. Learning Outcomes: All – Define the states of matter Most – Describe the properties of solids, liquids & gases. Some – Model particles in a solid, a liquid and a gas.
Heat Transfer 2 - Heating Solids lesson
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Heat Transfer 2 - Heating Solids lesson

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Lesson 2 in the Heat Transfer topic for KS3. Differentiated learning outcomes: All List some examples of heat conductors and insulators. Most Explain conduction using the particle method. Explain why some solids are better conductors than others. Some Explain why solids expand when they are heated.
Heat Transfer lesson 6 - Protective clothing
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Heat Transfer lesson 6 - Protective clothing

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Complete lesson number 6 in the Heat Transfer topic for KS3: Protective Clothing. Differentiated learning outcomes: All: Explain why protective clothing is needed using scientific reasoning. Most: Understand the important scientific properties of insulation. Some: Understand the important scientific properties of insulation.
Energy 7 - Bring me sunshine! - jho
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Energy 7 - Bring me sunshine! - jho

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Lesson 7 in the KS3 Energy topic. Differentiated learning outcomes: All: State where the energy stored in our food comes from originally. Most: Explain why we need to eat. Some: Justify why some people require more food than others.