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Science task cards for GCSE amongst other things!
Infrared Radiation Task Cards
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Infrared Radiation Task Cards

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8 easy and 8 medium task cards on infrared radiation. Answers included. Using task cards is a great way to engage your learners. As the questions are on separate cards, they can stay focussed. Use the ‘medium’ cards in conjunction with rewards to keep them motivated. Use these in groups or for revision at the end of a topic. Two versions included: Single page (e.g. for projector use) and four per page (for printing and cutting into cards). Aligned to AQA Science / Physics GCSE, but also suitable for more able KS3 students and other exam boards.
Fuel investigation lesson - comparing the temperature rise of fuels
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Fuel investigation lesson - comparing the temperature rise of fuels

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A full practical lesson where students investigate which fuel warms water up the most. This lesson includes two versions of a student worksheet for differentiation, a lesson PowerPoint, a method sheet for students to follow and a set of teacher’s notes for guidance. All of the files are in Word and PowerPoint format so that you can easily edit them to suit your needs.
Only Connect Quiz
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Only Connect Quiz

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This is a quiz based on the BBC Four programme Only Connect. It contains some example questions but is more of a template - duplicate the slides and change the text boxes to add extra questions. Full instructions are included on the first slide. One version has videos from the show where the presenter, Victoria Coren, explains the rules for each round. If you have problems with this then the other version just has question slides. Hope you find this useful for plenaries and tutor time quizzes.
Extracting Metals Task Cards
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Extracting Metals Task Cards

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8 easy, 8 medium and 8 challenge task cards on extracting metals from their ores. Answers included. Using task cards is a great way to engage your learners. As the questions are on separate cards, they can stay focussed. Use the ‘medium’ and ‘challenge’ cards in conjunction with rewards to keep them motivated. Use these in groups or for revision at the end of a topic. Three versions included: Single page (e.g. for projector use), four per page (for printing and cutting into cards) and eight per page (for cutting, or could be used as a worksheet). Aligned to AQA Science / Chemistry, but should also be suitable for other exam boards.
Kinetic and Gravitational Potential Energy Task Cards
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Kinetic and Gravitational Potential Energy Task Cards

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8 easy, 8 medium and 8 challenge task cards on kinetic and gravitational potential energy (calculations, re-arranging the formulae, conservation of energy). Answers included. Using task cards is a great way to engage your learners. As the questions are on separate cards, they can stay focussed. Use the ‘medium’ and ‘challenge’ cards in conjunction with rewards to keep them motivated. Use these in groups or for revision at the end of a topic. Three versions included: Single page (e.g. for projector use), four per page (for printing and cutting into cards) and eight per page (for cutting, or could be used as a worksheet).
Photons and Electrons - Active Note Taking for A-Level Physics
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Photons and Electrons - Active Note Taking for A-Level Physics

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Want to ensure your A-level physics students have complete, accurate and organised notes? These sheets cover the core content of the photons and electrons physics topic. - Photoelectric effect - Ionisation and excitation - Electron volts - Line spectra - Wave-particle duality These can be used for: - students who need extra support in their note taking. - revision at the end of a topic. - homework. - a form of assessment. There are 4 sheets in total. They are matched to the new AQA Physics specification. Answers are also included, showing how to fill in the sheets.
Particle Physics - Active Note Taking for A-Level
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Particle Physics - Active Note Taking for A-Level

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Want to ensure your A-level physics students have complete, accurate and organised notes? These sheets cover the core content of the particle physics topic. - Atomic structure and nuclide notation - Specific charge - Nuclear stability - Particles and antiparticles - Photons - Particle interactions - Particle classification - Quarks and antiquarks These can be used for: - students who need extra support in their note taking. - revision at the end of a topic. - homework. - a form of assessment. There are 6 sheets in total. They are matched to the new AQA Physics specification. Answers are also included, showing how to fill in the sheets.
Using Metal Alloys Task Cards
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Using Metal Alloys Task Cards

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8 easy, 8 medium and 8 challenge task cards on metal alloys and their uses. Answers included. Using task cards is a great way to engage your learners. As the questions are on separate cards, they can stay focussed. Use the ‘medium’ and ‘challenge’ cards in conjunction with rewards to keep them motivated. Use these in groups or for revision at the end of a topic. Two versions included: Single page (e.g. for projector use) and four per page (for printing and cutting into cards). Aligned to AQA Science / Chemistry, but should also be suitable for other exam boards.
Electric circuits unit - Lesson 6 and 7: Resistance and Modelling Circuits
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Electric circuits unit - Lesson 6 and 7: Resistance and Modelling Circuits

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Lessons 6 & 7 of 13 hour-long lessons on electric circuits aimed at year 6 / 7 in the UK - but all material is fully editable so you can adapt it to your needs. Two friendly electricians introduce your class to key concepts in circuits so that ultimately your pupils build their own Christmas lights! These lessons teach the concept of resistance, and get the children to think about models that explain the way circuits work. The download features: A Word document explaining what to do in each lesson along with the resources you need to have ready. PowerPoint files for every lesson with the objectives and outcomes clearly stated as well as clear pictures and text to support your teaching. Worksheets required are in Word format with standard system fonts ready to print or edit.
Electric circuits unit - Lesson 8, 9 and 10: Parallel Circuits, Home Circuits and Safety
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Electric circuits unit - Lesson 8, 9 and 10: Parallel Circuits, Home Circuits and Safety

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Lessons 8, 9 & 10 of 13 hour-long lessons on electric circuits aimed at year 6 / 7 in the UK - but all material is fully editable so you can adapt it to your needs. Two friendly electricians introduce your class to key concepts in circuits so that ultimately your pupils build their own Christmas lights! These lessons teach parallel circuits, circuits in the home (UK), and explores ideas about electrical safety. The download features: A Word document explaining what to do in each lesson along with the resources you need to have ready. PowerPoint files for every lesson with the objectives and outcomes clearly stated as well as clear pictures and text to support your teaching. Worksheets required are in Word format with standard system fonts ready to print or edit.
Crude Oil Task Cards
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Crude Oil Task Cards

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8 easy, 8 medium and 8 challenge task cards on crude oil, including fractional distillation. Answers included. Using task cards is a great way to engage your learners. As the questions are on separate cards, they can stay focussed. Use the ‘medium’ and ‘challenge’ cards in conjunction with rewards to keep them motivated. Use these in groups or for revision at the end of a topic. Aligned to AQA Science / Chemistry GCSE, but should be suitable for other exam boards.
Safety and Science Task Cards
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Safety and Science Task Cards

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It is essential to cover safety at the start of the school year with any group that will be working in the science lab. I don’t know about you, but even I get bored of the standard safety talk (so how do you think the kids feel?)! Mix things up a little with these 16 task cards. Each describes a different situation and the students must decide what they would do. There are no answers included as these will depend on your own classroom rules and school policies. The students might surprise you and think of something you hadn’t thought of! These would be ideal for group discussion, for students to work through individually, or to set as homework. There are two versions of these task cards - one with full-page cards and one with four cards on a page. You can easily fit eight cards on a page by adjusting the print settings to save paper - the text is still large and clear. I hope you find this useful!
Generating Electricity Task Cards
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Generating Electricity Task Cards

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8 easy, 8 medium and 8 challenge task cards on generating electricity (covering energy resources, power stations and the national grid). Answers included. Using task cards is a great way to engage your learners. As the questions are on separate cards, they can stay focussed. Use the ‘medium’ and ‘challenge’ cards in conjunction with rewards to keep them motivated. Use these in groups or for revision at the end of a topic. Three versions included: Single page (e.g. for projector use), four per page (for printing and cutting into cards) and eight per page (for cutting, or could be used as a worksheet). Aligned to the AQA Science / Physics GCSE, but also be suitable for KS3 students and other exam boards.
Atomic Structure Task Cards
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Atomic Structure Task Cards

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8 easy, 8 medium and 8 challenge task cards on atomic structure (particles in the atom, including mass and charge, electron shell diagrams, links to the Periodic table). Answers included. Using task cards is a great way to engage your learners. As the questions are on separate cards, they can stay focussed. Use the ‘medium’ and ‘challenge’ cards in conjunction with rewards to keep them motivated. Use these in groups or for revision at the end of a topic. Three versions included: Single page (e.g. for projector use), four per page (for printing and cutting into cards) and eight per page (for cutting, or could be used as a worksheet).
Atoms and Elements Task Cards
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Atoms and Elements Task Cards

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8 easy, 8 medium and 8 challenge task cards on atoms and elements, including the Periodic Table and chemical symbols. Answers included. Using task cards is a great way to engage your learners. As the questions are on separate cards, they can stay focussed. Use the ‘medium’ and ‘challenge’ cards in conjunction with rewards to keep them motivated. Use these in groups or for revision at the end of a topic. Three versions included: Single page (e.g. for projector use), four per page (for printing and cutting into cards) and eight per page (for cutting, or could be used as a worksheet).
Speed and Acceleration Task Cards
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Speed and Acceleration Task Cards

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8 easy and 8 medium task cards on speed, velocity and acceleration (units, calculations, distance-time graphs, velocity-time graphs). Answers included. Using task cards is a great way to engage your learners. As the questions are on separate cards, they can stay focussed. Use the ‘medium’ and ‘challenge’ cards in conjunction with rewards to keep them motivated. Use these in groups or for revision at the end of a topic. Three versions included: Single page (e.g. for projector use), four per page (for printing and cutting into cards) and eight per page (for cutting, or could be used as a worksheet).
Radioactivity Task Cards
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Radioactivity Task Cards

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8 easy, 8 medium and 8 challenge task cards on radioactivity (covering alpha, beta & gamma, half-life, atomic structure, ions, isotopes, uses & risks of radiation, and decay equations). Answers included. Using task cards is a great way to engage your learners. As the questions are on separate cards, they can stay focussed. Use the ‘medium’ and ‘challenge’ cards in conjunction with rewards to keep them motivated. Use these in groups or for revision at the end of a topic. Three versions included: Single page (e.g. for projector use), four per page (for printing and cutting into cards) and eight per page (for cutting, or could be used as a worksheet).
Electric circuits unit - Lesson 2 and 3: Circuit Diagrams and Current
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Electric circuits unit - Lesson 2 and 3: Circuit Diagrams and Current

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Lesson 2 & 3 of 13 hour-long lessons on electric circuits aimed at year 6 / 7 in the UK - but all material is fully editable so you can adapt it to your needs. Two friendly electricians introduce your class to key concepts in circuits so that ultimately your pupils build their own Christmas lights! These lessons teach circuit diagrams and the concept of electric current. The download features: A Word document explaining what to do in each lesson along with the resources you need to have ready. PowerPoint files for every lesson with the objectives and outcomes clearly stated as well as clear pictures and text to support your teaching. Worksheets required are in Word format with standard system fonts ready to print or edit.