The Electromagnetic Spectrum

The Electromagnetic Spectrum

Electromagnetic Spectrum abstract diagram showing the relative size of waves in the spectrum to real-life objects. The diagram shows common wave names, frequencies, sources (radar, microwave, light bulb, x-ray etc) and wave energy.
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Electronic Circuit Symbols

Electronic Circuit Symbols

This poster contains a collection of commonly used electronic circuit symbols and their meanings. Circuit symbols may differ only slightly but their intended meanings can be very different. There are two standards of symbols that you may encounter, ANSI/IEEE and IEC - both variants have been shown so that you can see the differences. The symbols include Resitors, Capacitors, Diodes, Transistors, Switches, Output Devices, Logic Gates and Basic Circuit Symbols.
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Resistor Colour Codes & Ohm's Law

Resistor Colour Codes & Ohm's Law

The resistance of a resistor is indicated using a system of coloured bands on the component. This poster shows the colour code bands and the values that they represent. 4 and 5 band resistor colour code systems are both covered on this poster. Ohm's Law is also shown on this poster.
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Computer Science - Algorithms and Problem Solving

Computer Science - Algorithms and Problem Solving

A presentation most suitable for KS4 looking at algorithms and problem solving. Presentation includes multi-choice questions to engage students and get them thinking about the subject throughout the presentation. Learning Objective(s): Explore program design methods used to solve problems. Main Skills: Interpret written text and diagrams. Duration: Approximately 30 mins 23 slides covering: • Problem Solving • Specification Requirements • Analysis and Design • Algorithms • Algorithms and Flowcharts • Pseudocode
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Earth's Atmosphere

Earth's Atmosphere

A presentation suitable for Grades 6-8 looking at the Earth’s Atmosphere. Presentation includes multi-choice questions to engage students and get them thinking about the subject throughout the presentation. Learning Objective(s): Explore the composition of Earth’s atmosphere. Explore how atmospheric conditions influence the weather. Explore how natural processes and human activities cause changes in the atmosphere. Main Skills: Interpret written text and diagrams. Duration: Approximately 45 mins 39 slides covering: • Composition of the Atmosphere • Air Pressure • Layers of the Atmosphere • The Troposphere • The Stratosphere • The Meosphere • The Thermosphere • Weather • Wind • The Water Cycle • Local Weather • Changes in the Atmosphere • Human Activities • Pollution and Health • Protecting Air Quality
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Calculating Resistance Colour Code Values and Tolerance

Calculating Resistance Colour Code Values and Tolerance

A presentation looking at how to calculate resistor colour code values and tolerances. The presentation includes multi-choice questions to engage students and get them thinking about the subject throughout the presentation. Learning Objective(s): Calculate the maximum and minimum resistor values from the colour code. Main Skills: Interpret written text and apply knowledge. Duration: 30 mins 22 slides covering: • Colour Codes • Four Band Colour Codes • Five Band Colour Codes • Examples • Preferred Values • Important Considerations
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Microstructure of Metals

Microstructure of Metals

A presentation suitable for KS4 looking at the microstructure of metals. Presentation includes multi-choice questions to engage students and get them thinking about the subject throughout the presentation. Learning Objective(s): Explore how the microstructure of metals affects their properties. Main Skills: Interpret written text and diagrams. Duration: Approximately 30 mins 22 slides covering: • Elastic Deformation • Plastic Deformation • Slip • Imperfections • Dislocations • Work Hardening • Dislocation and Grains • Annealing • Alloying
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Composite Materials

Composite Materials

A presentation suitable for KS4 looking at composite materials. Presentation includes multi-choice questions to engage students and get them thinking about the subject throughout the presentation. Learning Objective(s): Explore the benefits, types and examples of composite materials. Main Skills: Interpret written text and diagrams. Duration: Approximately 30 mins 23 slides covering: • Composite Materials • The Matrix • Types of Composite • Laminar Composites • Particulate Composites • Cermets • Electrical Contacts • Fibre Reinforced Composites • Glass Reinforced Plastic • Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastic
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Heat Energy - Radiation of Thermal Energy

Heat Energy - Radiation of Thermal Energy

A presentation suitable for KS4 looking at radiation of thermal energy. Presentation includes multi-choice questions to engage students and get them thinking about the subject throughout the presentation. Learning Objective(s): Investigate how heat is transferred by radiation. Main Skills: Interpret written text and diagrams. Duration: Approximately 30 mins 25 slides covering: • Heat • Transfer of Heat • Radiation • Radiation from the Sun • Radiation in Solids • Surfaces and Radiation • Radiation in Liquids • Radiation in Gases
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Algorithms and Problem Solving

Algorithms and Problem Solving

A presentation most suitable for KS4 looking at algorithms and problem solving. Presentation includes multi-choice questions to engage students and get them thinking about the subject throughout the presentation. Learning Objective(s): Explore program design methods used to solve problems. Main Skills: Interpret written text and diagrams. Duration: Approximately 30 mins 23 slides covering: • Problem Solving • Specification Requirements • Analysis and Design • Algorithms • Algorithms and Flowcharts • Pseudocode
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Calculation of Resistors in Series

Calculation of Resistors in Series

A presentation suitable for KS3 looking at how to calculate the total resistance of resistors placed in series. Presentation includes multi-choice questions to engage students and get them thinking about the subject throughout the presentation. Learning Objective(s): Calculate the total resistance for circuits with series connected resistors. Main Skills: Interpret written text, interpret diagrams and perform calculations. Duration: Approximately 30 mins 13 slides covering: • Total resistance • Two resistors in series • Three resistors in series • Four resistors in series
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Atomic Structure - Dalton's Atomic Theory

Atomic Structure - Dalton's Atomic Theory

A presentation suitable for KS4 looking at Dalton’s atomic theory. Presentation includes multi-choice questions to engage students and get them thinking about the subject throughout the presentation. Learning Objective(s): Explore the contribution of Dalton to the development of atomic structure theory. Main Skills: Interpret written text and diagrams. Duration: Approximately 20 mins 14 slides covering: • Ancient Greek Theories • Dalton’s Postulates • Dalton’s Other Postulates • Dalton’s Experimentation • The Legacy of Dalton
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Human Impacts on Earth System Relationships

Human Impacts on Earth System Relationships

A presentation suitable for Grades 6-8 looking at human impacts on Earth system relationships. Presentation includes multi-choice questions to engage students and get them thinking about the subject throughout the presentation. Learning Objective(s): Explore how humans are impacting Earth system relationships. Main Skills: Interpret written text, diagrams, and graphs. Duration: Approximately 45 mins 23 slides covering: • Human Impacts on Earth Systems • A Warming World • Atmospheric Climate Change • Impacts on the Hydrosphere • Sea Level Rise • Coral Bleaching • Deforestation and Earth Systems • Impact on the Hydrosphere - Ocean Acidification • Impact on the Biosphere - Ocean Acidification • Computer Modelling
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Humans and Ecosystems

Humans and Ecosystems

A presentation suitable for Grades 6-8 looking at humans and ecosystems. Presentation includes multi-choice questions to engage students and get them thinking about the subject throughout the presentation. Learning Objective(s): Explore how increases in human population and consumption of natural resources have an impact on Earth’s systems. Main Skills: Interpret written text, diagrams, and graphs. Duration: Approximately 45 mins 29 slides covering: • World Population • Population and Resources • Energy Consumption • Population and Energy Use • Water Consumption • Ways to Reduce Water Consumption • Change of Land Use • Waste • What Can We Do? • Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle
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Impact of the Sun's Energy

Impact of the Sun's Energy

A presentation suitable for Grades 6-8 looking at the impact of the Sun’s energy. Presentation includes multi-choice questions to engage students and get them thinking about the subject throughout the presentation. Learning Objective(s): Explore the impact of the Sun’s energy. Main Skills: Interpret written text and diagrams. Duration: Approximately 30 mins 24 slides covering: • The Sun’s Energy • Transfer of Energy • Radiation • Conduction • Convection • Uses of Radiated Energy • Life on Earth • Winds • Ocean Currents • The Water Cycle
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Heat Energy - Heat Transfer

Heat Energy - Heat Transfer

A presentation suitable for KS4 looking at heat transfer. Presentation includes multi-choice questions to engage students and get them thinking about the subject throughout the presentation. Learning Objective(s): Explore the concepts of thermal energy transfer, including conduction, convection and radiation. Main Skills: Interpret written text and diagrams. Duration: Approximately 30 mins 19 slides covering: • Transfer of Heat • Conduction • Convection • Radiation
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Acids and Bases - Strong and Weak Acids and Bases

Acids and Bases - Strong and Weak Acids and Bases

A presentation suitable for KS4 looking at strong and weak acids and bases. Presentation includes multi-choice questions to engage students and get them thinking about the subject throughout the presentation. Learning Objective(s): Explore the difference between strong and weak acids and bases. Main Skills: Interpret written text, diagrams, tables and chemical equations. Duration: Approximately 30 mins 12 slides covering: • Strong Acids and Bases • Strong Bases • Weak Acids and Bases • Acids and Bases Strengths
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Periodic Table - Development of the Periodic Table

Periodic Table - Development of the Periodic Table

A presentation suitable for KS4 looking at the development of the periodic table. Presentation includes multi-choice questions to engage students and get them thinking about the subject throughout the presentation. Learning Objective(s): Explore how the periodic table was developed. Main Skills: Interpret written text and diagrams. Duration: Approximately 45 mins 26 slides covering: • Discovery of Elements • Early Attempts to Group Elements • Dobereiner’s Triads • Other Theories – The Telluric Spiral • Other Theories – Newlands’ Octaves • Mendeleev and Meyer • Mendeleev • Physical and Chemical Properties • Post Mendeleev Developments
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Heat Energy - Temperature and Heat

Heat Energy - Temperature and Heat

A presentation suitable for KS4 looking at temperature and heat. Presentation includes multi-choice questions to engage students and get them thinking about the subject throughout the presentation. Learning Objective(s): Explore the concepts of thermal energy, temperature and heat. Main Skills: Interpret written text and diagrams. Duration: 30 mins 30 slides covering: • Energy • Solids and Liquids • Gases • Thermal Energy (U) • Temperature (T) • Temperature Scales • Kelvin and Absolute Zero • Temperature and Energy • Heat (Q) • Specific Heat • Methods of Heating • Hot Plates • Burners
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Periodic Table - Physical Trends in the Periodic Table

Periodic Table - Physical Trends in the Periodic Table

A presentation suitable for KS4 looking at the physical trends in the periodic table. Presentation includes multi-choice questions to engage students and get them thinking about the subject throughout the presentation. Learning Objective(s): Explore some trends in the periodic table. Main Skills: Interpret written text and diagrams. Duration: Approximately 30 mins 18 slides covering: • Atomic Radius • Ionic Radius • Electronegativity • Ionization Energy • Trends
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Plant Biology - Transport Systems in Plants

Plant Biology - Transport Systems in Plants

A presentation suitable for KS4 looking at transport systems in plants. Presentation includes multi-choice questions to engage students and get them thinking about the subject throughout the presentation. Learning Objective(s): Explore transport systems in plants. Main Skills: Interpret written text and diagrams. Duration: Approximately 30 mins 24 slides covering: • Vascular Tissue • Roots • Xylem • Tracheids • Vessel Elements • The Phloem • Leaves • Movement of Water • Movement of Sugars
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