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Resources from a Head of Science Teacher and SLE for about 7 years and another Head of Science of 6 years

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Resources from a Head of Science Teacher and SLE for about 7 years and another Head of Science of 6 years

These sheets are to help students revise the required practicals that they need to know now for the new GCSE specifications. It contains all the Chemistry required practicals for both combined and triple. They could be used with Year 10 or 11. Each sheet has differentiated questions. They could be used in lessons, for homework or in extended days for Year 11 students.

These sheets are to help students revise the required practicals that they need to know now for the new GCSE specifications. They could be used with Year 10 or 11. Each sheet has differentiated questions. They could be used in lessons, for homework or in extended days for Year 11 students.

These sheets are to help students revise the required practicals that they need to know now for the new GCSE specifications. It contains all the Physics required practicals for both combined and triple. They could be used with Year 10 or 11. Each sheet has differentiated questions. They could be used in lessons, for homework or in extended days for Year 11 students.

Collection of activities focusing on the calculations involved in the new GCSE Chemistry Paper 1 (AQA syllabus). Each topic is explained with examples and provides questions to attempt (answers also in the presentation). This could be used as revision or each subtopic slide used when planning individual lessons.
Content:
Calculating atomic mass
RFM and % mass
Atom economy
RF values
Conservation of mass
Concentration of solutions
Titration reaction
Reacting masses
Bond enthalpies

Bundle

4 science skill task activities on maths skills needed in the new GCSE. Each one differentiated and DIRT activity included for each skill that could be used once the first activity has been completed and marked.

New GCSE lesson on polluting gases produced by the burning of fossil fuels for the new AQA syllabus
Learning Objectives:
Describe the pollutants produced by combustion
Explain the problems associated with each pollutant
Discuss what can be done to reduce the carbon footprint of a country
Analyse the social, economical and ethical results of the problems caused by pollutants

These sheets are to help students practice using the equations from the physics paper 1 in the new GCSE specifications. They could be used with Year 10 or 11. They could be used in lessons, for homework or in extended days for Year 11 students.

One of a series of 'maths in science' activities. They are differentiated and include a DIRT activity for students to reflect and improve from the first set of questions.

These sheets are to help students revise content from Physics Paper 1 (triology) that they need to know for the new GCSE specifications. They could be used with Year 10 or 11. Each sheet has differentiated questions. They could be used in lessons, for homework or in extended days for Year 11 students.

New GCSE lesson from the homeostasis topic looking at the regulation of body temperature for the AQA syllabus
Learning Objectives:
Describe what our body does in thermoregulation
Explain why our body makes the changes it does in thermoregulation
Compare the features of ecotherms and endotherms

New GCSE lesson on variation for the AQA syllabus
Learning Objectives:
Describe the different types of variation
Explain why identical twins are not exactly the same
Suggest ways in which variation can be investigated

These sheets are to help students revise the required practicals that they need to know now for the new GCSE specifications. They could be used with Year 10 or 11. Each sheet has differentiated questions. They could be used in lessons, for homework or in extended days for Year 11 students.

New GCSE lesson on the greenhouse effect for the new AQA syllabus. Practise at a 6 mark question. All exam questions included with mark schemes.
Learning Objectives:
Identify greenhouse gases
Explain how the greenhouse effect occurs
Discuss the causes and effects of global warming

These sheets are to help students revise content from Chemistry Paper 1 (triology) that they need to know for the new GCSE specifications. They could be used with Year 10 or 11. Each sheet has differentiated questions. They could be used in lessons, for homework or in extended days for Year 11 students.

Directed towards KS3 but could be used with low ability KS4 lesson on balancing equations and naming compounds.
Learning Objectives:
Identify the ion charges of each group
Construct formula through their ion charges
Work out formulas for compounds
Balance equations

A lesson created for the maths department to use during science week, looking at graph work and relative formula mass. Can be used in science lessons too! Differentiated throughout.
Learning Objectives:
Describe what is needed to draw a graph
Calculate the relative formula mass of compounds
Analyse equations to work out the mass of unknown substances

Used with year 7 and 8 to practice writing up investigations and looking at how exercise will affect the heart rate. Differentiated questioning throughout.
Learning Objectives:
Write out a method for investigating heart rate
Draw a conclusion from a set of results
Evaluate a method

Differentiated lesson on density. Experiment using eureka cups and investigating densities of different objects. Question race at the end to escape the T-rex, differentiated questions and answers included.
Learning Objectives:
Describe how to measure densities
Predict whether an object with sink or float
Calculate density of objects from their mass and volume

One of a series of 'maths in science' activities. They are differentiated and include a DIRT activity for students to reflect and improve from the first set of questions.

New GCSE lesson on natural selection for the AQA syllabus. Includes exam questions related to the content.
Learning Objectives:
Describe what is natural selection
Explain how natural selection can create new species
Suggest how evolution occurs