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I am a High School Science teacher, who has worked in the UK, Singapore and Australia. Currently I am developing resources aimed at the new Queensland Senior Biology syllabus. I hope you will find them useful.

I am a High School Science teacher, who has worked in the UK, Singapore and Australia. Currently I am developing resources aimed at the new Queensland Senior Biology syllabus. I hope you will find them useful.
Genetics keywords and Definitions
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Genetics keywords and Definitions

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Simple worksheet with answers. Students match genetics keywords to definitions (I print out sheet and get them to colour, or they can work online and drag keywords to match definitions.) Keywords included: DNA, Gene, Translation, Chromosome, Phenotype, Allele, Nucleotide, Homozygous, Transcription, Autosome, Recessive, Sex chromosome, Sex-linked genes, Heterozygous, Chromatid, Dominant, Chromatin, Centromere, Karyotype
Genetics Problems 2 PowerPoint Activity
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Genetics Problems 2 PowerPoint Activity

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Genetics Problems PowerPoint 2 Suitable for use as revision tool at end of genetics topic. Includes: Pedigree Charts Monohybrid and dihybrid inheritance ABO blood types Co-dominance Gene linkage and Cross-Over Frequencies Genetic Fingerprinting Aimed at senior students (Years 10-12)
Cell Structure and Function Activities
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Cell Structure and Function Activities

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This includes a series of activities (with answers)for senior biologists to consolidate learning of cell structure and function, including: • Crossword • Cryptograms • Wordsearch • Dominoes The keywords covered in these activities are: Cell membrane, Nucleus, Nucleolus, Cytoplasm, Cytoskeleton, Mitochondria, Golgi Apparatus, Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum (RER), Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum (SER), Lysosome, Cell wall, Centriole, Nuclear pore, Chloroplast, Vacuole
PowerPoint: Cell Size
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PowerPoint: Cell Size

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Powerpoint looking at what limits cell size, considering surface area to volume ratio and diffusion rate. Introduces unicellular vs. multicellular organisms, and looks at the need for transport systems in multicellular organisms to supply cells with resources.
Animal Cell Structure and Function Worksheet (Bloom's Taxonomy)
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Animal Cell Structure and Function Worksheet (Bloom's Taxonomy)

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Worksheet with questions clearly organised in ascending order based on Bloom's Taxonomy. Answer sheets provided. Considers organelle structures and functions, including nucleus, RER, SER, lysosomes, Golgi apparatus, cell membrane and centrioles. Higher level questions suitable for extension.
Animal Cell Structure QR Code Activity
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Animal Cell Structure QR Code Activity

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Interactive activity aimed at Years 9-12 Biology. Package includes series of posters with QR codes which students can scan to access information to answer included worksheets, as well as teacher information and student answers. Allows use of QR scanner on phones to make lesson interactive and fun! Covers structure of animal cell and organelle functions.
Plant Cell Structure QR Code Activity
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Plant Cell Structure QR Code Activity

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Package includes series of posters with QR codes which students can scan to access information to answer included worksheets, as well as teacher information and student answers. Allows use of QR scanner on phones or mobile devices to make lesson interactive. Interactive activity aimed at Years 9-12 Biology. Includes: Nucleus, nucleolus and nuclear membrane, RER and ribosomes, SER, Golgi apparatus, Mitochondria, Chloroplasts, Starch grains, Vacuoles, Cell membrane, Cytoplasm, Cell wall
PowerPoint on simple Genetics introducing key terms
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PowerPoint on simple Genetics introducing key terms

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PowerPoint on Genetics and Inheritance, covering: What are alleles? What is recessive and dominant? What is homozygous and heterozygous? What is genotype and phenotype? How can Punnett Squares be used to show genetic crosses and calculate possible offspring?
PowerPoint: Infectious Disease
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PowerPoint: Infectious Disease

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PowerPoint presentation introducing the topic of infectious disease. Objectives are to identify the difference between infectious and non-infectious disease and to identify a range of pathogens, including prions, viruses, bacteria, fungi, protists and parasites. Includes definitions of health and disease. Written for QCAA Biology syllabus, but suitable for an introduction to the topic for most courses.
PowerPoint: Cell Survival
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PowerPoint: Cell Survival

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Written for the new Year 11 QCAA Biology course, this PowerPoint recognises the requirements of all cells for survival, including energy, matter, water, nutrients and waste removal. The PowerPoint includes QR codes to scan for extension and questions with answers.
Punnett Squares PowerPoint with questions
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Punnett Squares PowerPoint with questions

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Punnett Squares PPT including worked questions with answers. Includes monohybrid, co-dominance, incomplete dominance and dihybrid examples. Objectives are to learn to: Create a Punnett square to represent a genetic cross. Predict frequencies of genotypes and phenotypes using Punnett squares. Written for senior biology students and teachers.
PowerPoint: Introduction to Homeostasis
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PowerPoint: Introduction to Homeostasis

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PowerPoint introducing the topic of homeostasis, including stimulus-response model and negative feedback. Written to support new QCAA syllabus, but suitable for any senior course as an introduction to the topic.
Animal Cell Structure and Function - PowerPoint
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Animal Cell Structure and Function - PowerPoint

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PowerPoint on animal cell structure and function of organelles. Includes links to further resources and quizzes online. Organelles covered include: nucleus, nucleolus, endoplasmic reticulum (RER and SER), centrosome, centriole, Golgi apparatus, cytoskeleton, mitochondria, vesicles (inlcuding lysosomes and peroxisomes), cell membrane and cytoplasm.
Introduction to Genetics PowerPoint
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Introduction to Genetics PowerPoint

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PowerPoint introducing genetics: What is basic inheritance? Who was Mendel? What are pure breeding and hybrid organisms? What are dominant and recessive traits? What patterns of inheritance are seen with simple monohybrid crosses? Core content with learning objectives, key questions and links to further online resources including lessons.
PowerPoint: Prokaryotic Cells
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PowerPoint: Prokaryotic Cells

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PowerPoint written for new QCAA syllabus, aimed at senior biology high school students. Covers what are prokaryotes, their classification, their structure and comparison to eukaryotic cells, their roles and importance. Includes QR codes to useful websites and summary questions with answers.
Cell Membrane Structure PowerPoint
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Cell Membrane Structure PowerPoint

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PowerPoint on structure of cell membrane including fluid mosaic model, phospholipids, proteins and cholesterol. Aimed at senior high school biology students, introducing cell membrane.