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No time to spare? Martin Blake supplies reasonably priced resources designed for science and supply teachers in the UK. Each lesson comes with everything you need to deliver, except, of course, you. I teach the lessons I write, so follow me for regular updates to my catalogue.

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No time to spare? Martin Blake supplies reasonably priced resources designed for science and supply teachers in the UK. Each lesson comes with everything you need to deliver, except, of course, you. I teach the lessons I write, so follow me for regular updates to my catalogue.
Work Done GCSE Physics
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Work Done GCSE Physics

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A physics lesson on Work done and Gravitational Potential Energy with a supporting worksheet and answers. AQA, OCR, EDEXCEL Objectives: Be able to use and rearrange the equation for “Work Done” Be able to calculate Gravitational Potential Energy in a lifted object Be able to use the correct units The worksheet is differentiated with scaled questions and a challenge problem.
KS3 Science Literacy Homework Differentiated EAL SEN
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KS3 Science Literacy Homework Differentiated EAL SEN

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27 Differentiated worksheets, designed for EAL, SEN, and English Speaking students, for each of the following KS3 science topics: Cells States of Matter Electricity Sound Food and Energy Reproduction Rocks Acids and Alkalis Circulation and Respiration Recommendations: Can be used for homework, consolidation, cementing keywords, revision, starters, plenaries Please leave feedback :)
Acceleration and velocity time graphs GCSE Physics AQA
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Acceleration and velocity time graphs GCSE Physics AQA

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A nicely laid out and clear lesson on the acceleration equation and v/t graphs with worksheet support, practice calculations and answers for all questions on the powerpoint, with the lesson plan attached. Objectives: Foundation Be able to calculate acceleration when given the formula Be able to draw and interpret velocity time graphs Higher Calculate the acceleration of an object from the gradient of a velocity-time graph Calculate the distance an object travelled from a velocity-time graph What you get for your buck: A powerpoint with supporting worksheets: A starter question Explanation of acceleration as a vector and the equation, as well as rearrangement options Practice Calculations with answers (on worksheet and ppt) Challenge question for differentiation (on worksheet and ppt) How to interpret v/t graphs with examples of acceleration by gradient and distance Interpret v/t graph worksheet (answers on ppt) Plenary problem worksheet (answers on ppt) Take care and don't forget to review :)
Chemistry Lesson Starters - DO SCIENCE NOW (11-14)
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Chemistry Lesson Starters - DO SCIENCE NOW (11-14)

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45 CHEMISTRY lesson openers for your powerpoint needs! A collection of DO NOW activities for chemistry lessons (age range 11 to 14, though it can work for some GCSE lessons too), all on one powerpoint! A DO NOW is any activity that you have at the very beginning of class that helps you set the tone for that day. The powerpoint is fully linked to a menu and animated where appropriate. It's very much a download-and-use resource. There is a rationale slide and how to use/things to avoid slide as well. There are 45 different activities that can be used as starters (or plenaries if you like) covering chemistry topics below: States of matter Changes of State Dalton and the Atom Atoms, Elements, & Compounds Chemical Symbols Conservation of Mass Pure Substances Mixtures Diffusion Filtration Evaporation Distillation Chromatography Identifying Pure Substances chemical Reactions Chemical Equations Combustion Thermal Decomposition Oxidation Displacement Energy changes Exothermics Endothermics Physical Properties Chemical Properties Mendeleev Periods & Groups Metals & Non-metals The pH of Metals & Oxides Reactivity Series Carbon Extraction Ceramics Polymers Composites Earth Composition Earth Structure Igneous Rock Sedimentary Rock Metamorphic Rock Rock Cycle Recycling The Carbon Cycle Atmospheric Composition CO2 Climate Change Generic Choice Starter
KS4 Chemistry - Oxidation and Reduction
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KS4 Chemistry - Oxidation and Reduction

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A powerpoint lesson on oxidation and reduction for KS4 Chemistry students Includes Definitions and explanations OILRIG Questions and Answers Displacement Reaction Practical Guide using dropping tiles Ionic half equations Exam questions
OCR Chemistry A - AS Acids and Bases
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OCR Chemistry A - AS Acids and Bases

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Used for a successful interview lesson (1hr). Learning Objectives: Know names and formulae of common acids and alkalis Explain qualitatively what weak and strong acids are Predict the outcomes of neutralisation reactions, including writing balanced symbol equations Includes: differentiation extension activities exam questions answers for everything (which is always nice)
Biology Lesson Starters - Do Science Now - Ages 11 to 14
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Biology Lesson Starters - Do Science Now - Ages 11 to 14

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49 lesson openers for your powerpoint needs! A collection of DO NOW activities for biology lessons (age range 11 to 14, though it can work for some GCSE lessons too). A DO NOW is any activity that you have at the very beginning of class that helps you set the tone for that day. The powerpoint is fully linked to a menu and animated where appropriate. It's very much a download-and-use resource. There is a rationale slide and how to use/things to avoid slide as well. There are 49 different activities that can be used as starters (or plenaries if you like) covering biology topics below: Microscopy Cell Structure Cell Function Plants vs animal cells cellular diffusion unicellular organisms multicellular hierarchy skeletal functions muscles and skeletons muscular function balanced diet energy requirements unbalanced diet digestive system bacteria and digestion plants, carbs, and photosynthesis gas exchange breathing mechanisms exercise, asthma, and smoking stomata and gas exchange reproductive organs menstrual cycle fertilisation gestation to birth plant and flower structure pollination plant fertilization seeds and fruit photosynthesis photosynthetic organisms leaf adaptation recreational drugs substance misuse aerobic respiration anaerobic respiration fermentation aerobic vs anaerobic food webs insect pollinated crops bioaccumulation inheritance DNA Watson, Crick, Wilkins, Franklin Biodiversity Variation Natural Selection Extinction Gene Banks Generic DO NOW activity
Thermal Radiation KS3
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Thermal Radiation KS3

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Suitable for KS3 and low level KS4 classes Learning Objectives To define heat transfer by radiation To describe an example of radiation To explain why radiation occurs Simple starter identifying likely heat loss points on a house Quick exposition Definitions of heat transfer Thermograms Practical Activity: comparing material and heat loss Solar radiation Q & A plenary
AS Physics OCR A- Conservation of Energy
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AS Physics OCR A- Conservation of Energy

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A powerpoint with worked examples covering energy types, principle of energy conservation, energy transfers and efficiency, sankey diagrams, KE and GPE, and energy to work done. Includes practice problems and practice exam questions (answers on powerpoint at end)
AS Physics OCR A Forces in Action
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AS Physics OCR A Forces in Action

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8 pretty, fully animated powerpoints with detailed notes, examples, and practice questions tied to the OCR A specification covering Forces in Action from Module 3.
Lesson Planning Sheet
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Lesson Planning Sheet

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Comes attached with QCA Science level descriptions. I found this very helpful when SLG insisted on levelled objectives and evidence of lesson structure, as I could quickly add a scheme of work and adjust it to suit my needs. It gradually swelled as the year went past. Now I only have to tinker my lessons! Hope it helps. Any suggestions, please leave a comment. I can take it *sob.
Planning a science lesson
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Planning a science lesson

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How to plan a 1hr science lesson: NB/ Note for the wary. This is how I do it. It’s not the only way. I used this resource to support trainee teachers to develop their lesson structure and provide a rough guide to how a lesson evolves to the end. They seemed happy. Included is a breakdown of the different stages of a lesson following the principle of: Starter Guided Learning Guided Practice Independent Practice Plenary Each stage is explained with do’s and don’ts A sample lesson plan template A Lesson Plan Checklist.
KS3 Physics -Relative Motion
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KS3 Physics -Relative Motion

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A powerpoint lesson on relative motion for KS3 Physics Learning Objectives: To describe what relative motion is To plot a distance time graph and use it to calculate the relative speeds of objects To calculate the relative motion of various objects Includes Starter Concept animations Explanations with examples Calculations of delta-v with graphs Supporting questions with answers Differentiated Plenary
Physics of Christmas - Festive Equation Practice
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Physics of Christmas - Festive Equation Practice

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A festive powerpoint lesson on physics equations for GCSE students. Ten taxing questions and some fun nerdy facts about Santa to keep those physics classes busy before christmas. Excellent end of term lesson for higher sets or just to fill a gap. There's even a *unit to value* starter. All answers are revealed on the slides. Equations are: v=d/t, a=(v-u)/t, W=mg, f=1/t, E=mgh, Ek = 0.5mv2 - rearrangement to v F=ma I=V/R E=QV Q=It
Terminal Velocity GCSE Physics
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Terminal Velocity GCSE Physics

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A GCSE Physics lesson on terminal velocity with differentiated worksheets and practical activity (will need equipment) based on a class of 24 pupils in 4 groups. It's busy, mucky, and, like all good physics lessons, they've got to work stuff out. MUST: Identify forces on a falling object in a fluid SHOULD: Use force diagrams to show how force changes during a fall/describe changes COULD: Explain terminal velocity/in terms of resultant force/Interpret v/t graphs Powerpoint is to provide structure to the lesson and includes the plenary. I recommend embedding the online stopwatch. Starter – individual (Grade C) entry question based on previous lessons Task 1: Experiment – groups, roles in groups, (calculations v=d/t + mean) B- A grade Task 2: Group 4 – Aristotle worksheet (B grade) – less wordy task Group 3 – Galileo worksheet (B to A grade) – task includes acceleration calculations Group 2 & 1 – Newton worksheet (A grade) – focuses on graphs only Plenary  Exam question – individual, self-assess.
Speed and Velocity GCSE Physics
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Speed and Velocity GCSE Physics

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A lesson on speed and velocity for AQA EDEXCEL OCR specifications GCSE Physics. Lots of examples in the powerpoint and a worksheet for challenge, extra practice, or simply homework. I've also included an investigation planning sheet for testing height of ramp on toy cars. Objectives 1. To know the correct units to apply 2. To be able to calculate and rearrange s=d/t 3. To explain the difference between speed and velocity What you get for your buck: A supporting powerpoint A nice picture of a Saleen S7 twin turbo (lovely. Yellow, but lovely) A short history on what we consider fast (in ppt) Oodles of calculation examples and practice (in ppt) A nice interactive slide with moving blocks (you'll need a stopwatch) (in ppt) More calculations (in ppt) An explanation of speed versus velocity More calculations (in ppt) A scaled worksheet with the answers separate for homework, practice etc. You could differentiate by giving the students: A speed investigation proforma (they plan the test given the question - independent learning task) That should keep them busy for an hour ;) Have fun
Wave Interference KS3
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Wave Interference KS3

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A lesson on wave interference and application in everyday life for KS3 students or low-level KS4 students. Comes with a plan, a complete powerpoint, and the accompanying worksheet. Learning Objectives Suggest what happens when 2 waves combine. Apply the concept of interference in everyday life. Evaluate how to reduce interference in sound waves.