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I am an experienced teacher working both in the UK and internationally at a range of different levels and subjects.

I am an experienced teacher working both in the UK and internationally at a range of different levels and subjects.
Well being, mental health and resilience pack.
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Well being, mental health and resilience pack.

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A pack of stand alone lessons (for top end primary/lower secondary) accompanied with loads of extra resources designed to be taught over a unit/term/bimester. Includes lessons on: Growth mindset/Mindfulness/Control/Failure/Yoga/Pilates/Pessimism /Optimism/Inspirational person/How your brain works/Gratitude/Under the Mask - feelings and emotions/Injustices/Flying your spaceship. Each lesson has a range of activities/videos/reflections with extra ideas/activities.
Series and Parallel circuits
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Series and Parallel circuits

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A complete interactive lesson on series and parallel circuits using an introductory video task, online circuit builders and plenary comparing the differences. Also includes a separate worksheet (with answers) as a review activity.
Choice chambers - Woodlice
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Choice chambers - Woodlice

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An experiment lesson suitable for primary science or older that can be adapted or changed to use with maggots as well. Includes introductory and explanatory videos, fact sheet and worksheet lesson plan (x 2 differentiated). Also includes an assessment rubric that can be adapted to your curriculum objectives and an alternative lesson on woodlice in a maze.
Static electricity
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Static electricity

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A lesson of activities on static electricity which I always use as an introduction to the topic of electricity. Includes a lesson which can be done without practical equipment as well practical activities. I set up the activities as group work around the class as a circus/round robin of activities about 10 minutes each.
Adaptation - Penguin huddling
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Adaptation - Penguin huddling

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A complete lesson investigating adaptation in penguins and their behavior of huddling. Includes an introductory video, differentiated worksheets, power point and an assessment rubric which can be changed to suit your curriculum objectives. Suitable for primary and middle school with an experiment and non experiment version depending on whether you have the equipment available.
Respiratory system - Breathing and the diaphragm
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Respiratory system - Breathing and the diaphragm

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A complete lesson introducing the respiratory system, specifically focusing on the mechanics of breathing and the diaphragm. Appropriate for distance learning as a complete lesson with introductory video, learning task/example and review. Useful for both primary or secondary level.
Adaptation - Polar Bears
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Adaptation - Polar Bears

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A complete lesson on adaptation suitable for primary level or early secondary focusing on polar bears and their adaptations. Includes an introductory video and an experiment focusing on insulating materials, data collection and analysis as well as a plenary and assessment rubric which can be adapted to your own lesson/school objectives.
How wolves change rivers - A food web case study
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How wolves change rivers - A food web case study

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2 separate lessons on a case study about the interdependence of food webs that will really deepen students learning about this topic. Lesson 1 includes an introductory video and then an analysis of the different impacts of the introduction of wolves into the Yellowstone ecosystem. Students have to give examples and opinions of the impact from the point of view of different species affected. Lesson offers a review and quiz as well as an interactive activity on building food chains and webs that cements the learning established in lesson 1. A really interesting and interactive case study looking at real life examples to deepen the understanding of interdependence, suitable for top end primary or middle school but could be adapted for higher level learning.
Fruit batteries
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Fruit batteries

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A complete lesson on fruit and vegetable batteries with differentiated worksheets, power points and videos. Includes background about batteries as an introduction, key investigation question and variables, data collection and analysis, conclusion and evaluation. Also includes an assessment rubric that can be adapted to your curriculum objectives.
Electricity: Conductors and Insulators
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Electricity: Conductors and Insulators

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A self contained lesson aimed at introducing key stage 2 primary students to electricity and circuit building. Includes an introductory video and activity, a main circuit building activity and plenary. Encompasses the science skills of predicting, collecting evidence, concluding and evaluating. Students will learn how to build a simple series circuit and test a range of materials for electrical conduction/insulation and also why they conduct/insulate. Ideal as a self contained lesson, online learning or if students do not have access to electrical materials to build circuits. Can also lead on to other circuit building activities and learning how to build different types of circuit.
Electricity unit bundle
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Electricity unit bundle

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A comprehensive bundle of resources for teaching an electricity unit suitable for top end of primary and lower secondary. Includes 8 stand alone lessons with embedded resources, scheme of work, assessments, powerpoints and end of topic evaluation. Lessons include: Electrical safety/Static Electricity/Conductors and Insulators/Making and testing simple circuits/Series circuits/Parallel circuits/Fruit and Vegetable batteries/Topic review and quiz. Each lesson can be done as online/distance learning or as practical work in class depending on circumstances and resources.
Electrical safety
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Electrical safety

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An introductory lesson on electricity focusing on safety, includes a whole lesson worksheet with video links and a science safety contract as well as a power point presentation.
Lung capacity
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Lung capacity

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A complete lesson on lung capacity which includes two different lessons on collecting and analysing data both using a balloon (air) or by displacing water. Also includes an assessment rubric, information power point and bar graph checklist.
Food chains and webs
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Food chains and webs

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A complete lesson that includes an introductory video, activities using an interactive website together with power point, worksheet and review.
Electricity- Investigating series circuits
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Electricity- Investigating series circuits

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A complete lesson investigating series circuits and exploring how changing either the number of batteries or bulbs affects the voltage. This lesson can be expanded or adapted to include amps/ammeters and/or parallel circuits if you wish. It can also be done as an interactive computer lesson or practical if you have the relevant equipment.
Energy in Food
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Energy in Food

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A self contained lesson for teaching either key stage 2 or 3 Science. The topic is energy in food and it contains 2 separate lessons: one for distance learning where no lab equipment is available and another for actual lab experiments. All the key science skills are covered including hypothesis, variables, prediction, data collection and analysis as well as conclusion and evaluation. All data is provided for each task as well as a self assessment/teacher assessment rubric that can be adapted/modified to your assessment objectives.
Birds' beaks
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Birds' beaks

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A resource on adaptation for use with primary age students in Science lessons (or can be adapted for use with older - pun intended). Based on Darwin’s finches in the Galapagos islands, it includes an introductory short video, research activity and interactive website (with login) and a plenary summary activity. A self contained lesson ideal for use in online learning, involving key science skills of prediction and researching evidence. Can also lead on to further discussion of evolution/Darwin/adaptation.
Adaptation - Elephant ears
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Adaptation - Elephant ears

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An investigation I adapted from a GCSE exam question, suitable for primary, middle or GCSE Biology. It can be done as an easy experiment focusing on taking accurate observations/readings using a thermometer and exploring animal adaptations through their ears. It includes an introductory video exercise, experiment variables, data collection and analysis with plenary about animal ears. There are two lessons which are differentiated for use with/without equipment.
Adaptation - Polar Bears
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Adaptation - Polar Bears

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A complete lesson introducing adaptation with the example of polar bears, suitable for primary or secondary level. Includes an introductory video, experiment on insulating materials, data collection and analysis as well as an evaluation and conclusion. There is also an assessment rubric that you can adapt to your school./lesson objectives.
Electricity - Building and testing simple (series) circuits
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Electricity - Building and testing simple (series) circuits

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A complete lesson about building simple series circuits and testing them for faults. Includes an introductory video, circuit building exercise (virtual or can be done as an actual experiment) and lesson review. Also includes a power point with the key learning objectives.