KS3 lesson used to teach about metal ores and extracting them from the ground.
Describe why metals are found as ores
Explain the impact of extracting these ores from the ground
Analyse the impact on humans of extracting ores from the ground
KS3 lesson on gravity and the differences in the effect of gravity on different planets. Homework task included at the end of the lesson. Print off the last 8 slides to put around the room when calculating the weight on different planets.
Describe the difference between mass and weight
Explain why gravity is not the same on different planets
The lesson is a quick overview of all relevant content. The resource involves activities which will test understanding. The lesson is suitable for year 10 and year 11
To identify key groups in the periodic table
To discuss the development of the atomic model
To discuss the development of the periodic table
New GCSE lesson on natural selection for the AQA syllabus. Includes exam questions related to the content.
Describe what is natural selection
Explain how natural selection can create new species
Suggest how evolution occurs
New GCSE lesson on the parts and functions of the brain and eyes for the AQA syllabus. Also focuses (no pun intended) on how the eye works, myopia and hyperopia. Differentiated questions throughout.
Describe the structure of the brain and the function of its’ parts
Relate the different parts of the eye to its’ function
Compare and evaluate the solutions of myopia and hyperopia
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 variation for the AQA syllabus
Describe the different types of variation
Explain why identical twins are not exactly the same
Suggest ways in which variation can be investigated
New GCSE lesson from the homeostasis topic looking at the regulation of body temperature for the AQA syllabus
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
Lesson looking at the blast furnace and using displacement to extract the iron. Includes the experiment using a matchstick to extract iron (instructions in the lesson). Has a fantastic (in my opinion) plenary using Lego characters to answer questions. The students collect different strips of paper with different questions and Lego parts to construct a Lego character, the students loved it! DIfferentiated questions throughout.
Describe the process of extracting iron
Describe how carbon is used in a blast furnace to remove metal from its ore
Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of the process
Directed towards KS3 but could be used with low ability KS4 lesson on balancing equations and naming compounds.
Identify the ion charges of each group
Construct formula through their ion charges
Work out formulas for compounds
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.
Identify greenhouse gases
Explain how the greenhouse effect occurs
Discuss the causes and effects of global warming
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.
This resource covers key maths skills for Biology paper 1. This resource is suitable for both combined and separate science. The activity works well in the classroom, as a homework or during extended days. It is suitable for year 10 and year 11
New GCSE lesson on asexual and sexual reproduction for the AQA syllabus. Also includes recap on Paper 1 content looking at mitosis and the cell cycle.
Describe what asexual and sexual reproduction is
Explain the process of mitosis
Compare sexual and asexual reproduction
New GCSE lesson on fractional distillation and the fractions that are separated off. Before this lesson the class were given HW to research uses of the particular fractions, but you can alter the PowerPoint to introduce the information in the lesson. Worksheet included.
Describe the fractions that are produced in fractional distillation
Explain the process of fractional distillation
Evaluate why fractions are used in relation to their properties
This activity assists students in planning selected Chemistry required practicals. Each practical has an overview with an equipment list as well as a student work sheet with cues. Suitable for use with years 9-11.
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.
New GCSE lesson on reproductive hormones for the AQA syllabus. Looking at puberty changes in boys and girls and the menstrual cycle. Involves drawing out the different hormones in the menstrual cycle and how they change and affect each other in the cycle. Differentiated questions on the activities.
Explain the function of testosterone and oestrogen
Explain the relationship between the hormones in the menstrual cycle
Suggest ways in which the menstrual cycle can be altered