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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
Science Skills Task on Graphs
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Science Skills Task on Graphs

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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.
KS3 Space
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KS3 Space

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A selection of lessons used to teach space to KS3 classes
New GCSE - Chemistry Paper 1  Calculations
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New GCSE - Chemistry Paper 1 Calculations

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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
Metal Ores and Mining
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Metal Ores and Mining

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KS3 lesson used to teach about metal ores and extracting them from the ground. Learning Objectives: 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
New GCSE - Greenhouse effect
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New GCSE - Greenhouse effect

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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
Gravity
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Gravity

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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. Learning Objectives: Describe the difference between mass and weight Explain why gravity is not the same on different planets
New GCSE biology required practical revision sheets
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New GCSE biology required practical revision sheets

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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 physics required practical revision sheets
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New GCSE physics required practical revision sheets

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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.
New GCSE chemistry required practical revision sheets
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New GCSE chemistry required practical revision sheets

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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.
New GCSE - Variation
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New GCSE - Variation

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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
New GCSE - Thermoregulation
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New GCSE - Thermoregulation

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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 - Food chains
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New GCSE - Food chains

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New GCSE lesson on food chains for the AQA exam board Learning Objectives: Construct a food chain Explain how energy is lost in a food chain Compare the uses of food chains and food webs
New GCSE  - Fractional Distillation
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New GCSE - Fractional Distillation

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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. Learning Objectives: 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
Science Skill Tasks
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Science Skill Tasks

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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 - Potable water
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New GCSE - Potable water

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New GCSE lesson on potable water for the AQA syllabus. For the required practical I used the practical sheets provided by the AQA exam board. Exam questions and answers included. Learning Objectives: Describe the differences between potable and pure water Explain the process of desalination Evaluate the steps used to produce potable water
Investigation into heart rate and exercise
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Investigation into heart rate and exercise

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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
New GCSE - Biology paper 1 maths skills
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New GCSE - Biology paper 1 maths skills

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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 - Classification
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New GCSE - Classification

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New GCSE lesson on classification for AQA syllabus. Learning Objectives: Describe what classification is Describe the binomial naming system Explain why classification has changed over the years
New GCSE - Brain and Eyes
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New GCSE - Brain and Eyes

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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. Learning Objectives: 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