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Physics made simpler. An outstanding physics teacher who loves using data with a purpose. My resources allow for easy marking and tracking of information to further inform student progress. Fully explained answers also help with learning, whether you are a student or a teacher!
Hooke's Law GCSE Physics and/or Combined Science Differentiated Equation Worksheet Elastic Potential
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Hooke's Law GCSE Physics and/or Combined Science Differentiated Equation Worksheet Elastic Potential

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There are 14 differentiated questions around using Hooke’s Law and Elastic Potential energy. Student feedback says that they love the layout. They can measure their own progress and it is easy and quick to mark and leave specific feedback (the answers include a full method). It has been designed to build confidence as well as low-stakes competition into lessons. Like students do in maths, students will be able to apply equations and use the triangle method for rearranging. The font used is “OpenDyslexic” - this helps students with dyslexic tendencies to access the work easier. More information here: https://www.opendyslexic.org/. This is saved as a pdf to keep the font working (if you have not got it installed. The word version is also included so that you can choose your own font and edit the document. Typical layout of questions (some worksheets have around 14 questions) where Q1 is simplest and Q14 is hardest. Example: Q1 to 5 - 1 Chilli (Low demand). Focussed around remembering equations (students should use mini whiteboards or scrap paper for repetition) Q6 to 8 - 2 Chilli’s (Low/Middle Demand). Focused around using the equation - e.g. simple conversion or having to rearrange the equation. Q9 to 11 - 3 Chilli’s (Middle/High Demand). Rearranging the equation and using conversions. Q12 to 14 - 4 Chilli’s (High Demand). Stretch questions, e.g. towards Year 12 or short written answers. Designed so that students can choose where to start, although the highest ability will want to complete all of the questions. Questions answered from the 1st column give you 1 chilli each. Column 2, each question is worth 2 chillis etc. At the end, count the chilli’s that the student has and this suggests a current working at grade. Perfect for: • Assessing prior knowledge • Homework (easy to mark and suggest how to move forward as focused around skills of using equations). • Starters / plenaries - part of “low stake” tests - build up a series of “mini-marks” on a tracker sheet before larger tests so students can identify their strengths and weaknesses. • Recall and Retrieval • Metacognition • Self-monitoring • Revision • Cover lessons (fully explained mark scheme that can support students and non-specialist teachers)
Pressure, Force, Area, Height, Density Equation - GCSE Physics Combined Science Differentiated
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Pressure, Force, Area, Height, Density Equation - GCSE Physics Combined Science Differentiated

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There are 14 differentiated questions on the topic of Pressure = Force ÷ Area and Pressure = height x density x gravitational field strength. Student feedback says that they love the layout. They can measure their own progress and it is easy and quick to mark and leave specific feedback (the answers include a full method). It has been designed to build confidence as well as low-stakes competition into lessons. Like students do in maths, students will be able to apply equations and use the triangle method for rearranging. The font used is “OpenDyslexic” - this helps students with dyslexic tendencies to access the work easier. More information here: https://www.opendyslexic.org/. This is saved as a pdf to keep the font working (if you have not got it installed). The word version is also included so that you can choose your own font and edit the document. Typical layout of questions where Q1 is simplest and the last is hardest (towards AS Level Physics). Example: Q1 to 5 - 1 Chilli (Low demand). Focused around remembering equations (students should use mini whiteboards or scrap paper for repetition) Q6 to 8 - 2 Chilli’s (Low/Middle Demand). Focused around using the equation - e.g. simple conversion or having to rearrange the equation. Q9 to 11 - 3 Chilli’s (Middle/High Demand). Rearranging the equation and using conversions. Q12 to 14 - 4 Chilli’s (High Demand). Stretch questions, e.g. towards Year 12 or short written answers. Designed so that students can choose where to start, although the highest ability will want to complete all of the questions. Questions answered from the 1st column give you 1 chilli each. Column 2, each question is worth 2 chillis etc. At the end, count the chilli’s that the student has and this suggests a current working at grade. Perfect for: • Assessing prior knowledge • Homework (easy to mark and suggest how to move forward as focused around skills of using equations). • Starters / plenaries - part of “low stake” tests - build up a series of “mini-marks” on a tracker sheet before larger tests so students can identify their strengths and weaknesses. • Recall and Retrieval • Metacognition • Self-monitoring • Revision • Cover lessons (fully explained mark scheme that can support students and non-specialist teachers)
Energy (work done), Charge, Potential Difference - E=QV - GCSE Physics / Combined Science Worksheet
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Energy (work done), Charge, Potential Difference - E=QV - GCSE Physics / Combined Science Worksheet

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There are 14 differentiated questions on the topic of Energy Transferred = Charge x Potential Difference (E=VQ). Student feedback says that they love the layout. They can measure their own progress and it is easy and quick to mark and leave specific feedback (the answers include a full method). It has been designed to build confidence as well as low-stakes competition into lessons. Like students do in maths, students will be able to apply equations and use the triangle method for rearranging. The font used is “OpenDyslexic” - this helps students with dyslexic tendencies to access the work easier. More information here: https://www.opendyslexic.org/. This is saved as a pdf to keep the font working (if you have not got it installed). The word version is also included so that you can choose your own font and edit the document. Typical layout of questions where Q1 is simplest and the last is hardest (towards AS Level Physics). Example: Q1 to 5 - 1 Chilli (Low demand). Focused around remembering equations (students should use mini whiteboards or scrap paper for repetition) Q6 to 8 - 2 Chilli’s (Low/Middle Demand). Focused around using the equation - e.g. simple conversion or having to rearrange the equation. Q9 to 11 - 3 Chilli’s (Middle/High Demand). Rearranging the equation and using conversions. Q12 to 14 - 4 Chilli’s (High Demand). Stretch questions, e.g. towards Year 12 or short written answers. Designed so that students can choose where to start, although the highest ability will want to complete all of the questions. Questions answered from the 1st column give you 1 chilli each. Column 2, each question is worth 2 chillis etc. At the end, count the chilli’s that the student has and this suggests a current working at grade. Perfect for: • Assessing prior knowledge • Homework (easy to mark and suggest how to move forward as focused around skills of using equations). • Starters / plenaries - part of “low stake” tests - build up a series of “mini-marks” on a tracker sheet before larger tests so students can identify their strengths and weaknesses. • Recall and Retrieval • Metacognition • Self-monitoring • Revision • Cover lessons (fully explained mark scheme that can support students and non-specialist teachers)
Nuclear Decay Equations, Half-life & Radiation - GCSE Physics / Combined Science Worksheet
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Nuclear Decay Equations, Half-life & Radiation - GCSE Physics / Combined Science Worksheet

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There are 16 differentiated questions on the topic of Nuclear Equations, including half-life and radiation . Student feedback says that they love the layout. They can measure their own progress and it is easy and quick to mark and leave specific feedback (the answers include a full method). It has been designed to build confidence as well as low-stakes competition into lessons. The font used is “OpenDyslexic” - this helps students with dyslexic tendencies to access the work easier. More information here: https://www.opendyslexic.org/. This is saved as a pdf to keep the font working (if you have not got it installed). The word version is also included so that you can choose your own font and edit the document. Typical layout of questions where Q1 is simplest and the last is hardest (towards AS Level Physics). Example: Q1 to 5 - 1 Chilli (Low demand). Focused around remembering equations (students should use mini whiteboards or scrap paper for repetition) Q6 to 8 - 2 Chilli’s (Low/Middle Demand). Focused around using the equation - e.g. simple conversion or having to rearrange the equation. Q9 to 11 - 3 Chilli’s (Middle/High Demand). Rearranging the equation and using conversions. Q12 to 14 - 4 Chilli’s (High Demand). Stretch questions, e.g. towards Year 12 or short written answers. Designed so that students can choose where to start, although the highest ability will want to complete all of the questions. Questions answered from the 1st column give you 1 chilli each. Column 2, each question is worth 2 chillis etc. At the end, count the chilli’s that the student has and this suggests a current working at grade. Perfect for: • Assessing prior knowledge • Homework (easy to mark and suggest how to move forward as focused around skills of using equations). • Starters / plenaries - part of “low stake” tests - build up a series of “mini-marks” on a tracker sheet before larger tests so students can identify their strengths and weaknesses. • Recall and Retrieval • Metacognition • Self-monitoring • Revision • Cover lessons (fully explained mark scheme that can support students and non-specialist teachers)
Force, Mass & Acceleration - GCSE Physics and/or Combined Science Differentiated Equation Worksheet
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Force, Mass & Acceleration - GCSE Physics and/or Combined Science Differentiated Equation Worksheet

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There are 14 differentiated questions around using Force (N) = Mass (kg) x Acceleration (m/s^2). Students feedback says that they love the layout. They can measure their own progress and it is easy and quick to mark and leave specific feedback (the answers include a full method). It has been designed to build confidence as well as low-stakes competition into lessons. Like students do in maths, students will be able to apply equations and use the triangle method for rearranging. The font used is “OpenDyslexic” - this helps students with dyslexic tendencies to access the work easier. More information here: https://www.opendyslexic.org/. This is saved as a pdf to keep the font working (if you have not got it installed. The word version is also included so that you can choose your own font and edit the document. Typical layout of questions (most worksheets have around 14 questions) where Q1 is simplest and Q14 is hardest. Example: Q1 to 5 - 1 Chilli (Low demand). Focussed around remembering equations (students should use mini whiteboards or scrap paper for repetition) Q6 to 8 - 2 Chilli’s (Low/Middle Demand). Focused around using the equation - e.g. simple conversion or having to rearrange the equation. Q9 to 11 - 3 Chilli’s (Middle/High Demand). Rearranging the equation and using conversions. Q12 to 14 - 4 Chilli’s (High Demand). Stretch questions, e.g. towards Year 12 or short written answers. Designed so that students can choose where to start, although the highest ability will want to complete all of the questions. Questions answered from the 1st column give you 1 chilli each. Column 2, each question is worth 2 chillis etc. At the end, count the chilli’s that the student has and this suggests a current working at grade. Perfect for: • Assessing prior knowledge • Homework (easy to mark and suggest how to move forward as focused around skills of using equations). • Starters / plenaries - part of “low stake” tests - build up a series of “mini-marks” on a tracker sheet before larger tests so students can identify their strengths and weaknesses. • Recall and Retrieval • Metacognition • Self-monitoring • Revision • Cover lessons (fully explained mark scheme that can support students and non-specialist teachers)
Resultant Forces / Weight - GCSE Physics and/or Combined Science Differentiated Equation Worksheet
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Resultant Forces / Weight - GCSE Physics and/or Combined Science Differentiated Equation Worksheet

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There are 14 differentiated questions around using the physics concepts of resultant forces and weight calculations. Students feedback says that they love the layout. They can measure their own progress and it is easy and quick to mark and leave specific feedback (the answers include a full method). It has been designed to build confidence as well as low-stakes competition into lessons. Like students do in maths, students will be able to apply equations and use the triangle method for rearranging. The font used is “OpenDyslexic” - this helps students with dyslexic tendencies to access the work easier. More information here: https://www.opendyslexic.org/. This is saved as a pdf to keep the font working (if you have not got it installed. The word version is also included so that you can choose your own font and edit the document. Typical layout of questions (most worksheets have around 14 questions) where Q1 is simplest and Q14 is hardest. Example: Q1 to 5 - 1 Chilli (Low demand). Focussed around remembering equations (students should use mini whiteboards or scrap paper for repetition) Q6 to 8 - 2 Chilli’s (Low/Middle Demand). Focused around using the equation - e.g. simple conversion or having to rearrange the equation. Q9 to 11 - 3 Chilli’s (Middle/High Demand). Rearranging the equation and using conversions. Q12 to 14 - 4 Chilli’s (High Demand). Stretch questions, e.g. towards Year 12 or short written answers. Designed so that students can choose where to start, although the highest ability will want to complete all of the questions. Questions answered from the 1st column give you 1 chilli each. Column 2, each question is worth 2 chillis etc. At the end, count the chilli’s that the student has and this suggests a current working at grade. Perfect for: • Assessing prior knowledge • Homework (easy to mark and suggest how to move forward as focused around skills of using equations). • Starters / plenaries - part of “low stake” tests - build up a series of “mini-marks” on a tracker sheet before larger tests so students can identify their strengths and weaknesses. • Recall and Retrieval • Metacognition • Self-monitoring • Revision • Cover lessons (fully explained mark scheme that can support students and non-specialist teachers)
Specific Heat Capacity - 10 Multiple Choice Questions - AQA GCSE Physics / Science - Metacognition
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Specific Heat Capacity - 10 Multiple Choice Questions - AQA GCSE Physics / Science - Metacognition

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This resource is based on the AQA Combined Science Physics Paper 1. There are 10 questions, each multiple choice and answers provided at the end. I have used this for homework, but there is no reason that it couldn’t be used in lessons. I have included the word document so that you can edit the resource as you wish. The pdf is also there for quick printing. I have used this to build confidence with my students, but also as part of continually revisiting earlier parts of the course that I have taught. Repetition, repetition, repetition! I use “quickkeyapp” on my iPhone to mark the work (see bubble sheets at the end of the resource), but you do not need this app (also available on android). Just get the students to write a,b,c,d or e as their answer. Extremely easy to mark and therefore giving you more time to spend on the feedback and where students have made mistakes. #SLOP - shed loads of practice
Wave speed, frequency, wavelength, period (v=fw)- GCSE Physics / Combined Science Equation Worksheet
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Wave speed, frequency, wavelength, period (v=fw)- GCSE Physics / Combined Science Equation Worksheet

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There are 14 differentiated questions on the topic of Wave speed = frequency x wavelength (v=fλ). The final question requires students to use the frequency = 1/period equation. Student feedback says that they love the layout. They can measure their own progress and it is easy and quick to mark and leave specific feedback (the answers include a full method). It has been designed to build confidence as well as low-stakes competition into lessons. Like students do in maths, students will be able to apply equations and use the triangle method for rearranging. The font used is “OpenDyslexic” - this helps students with dyslexic tendencies to access the work easier. More information here: https://www.opendyslexic.org/. This is saved as a pdf to keep the font working (if you have not got it installed). The word version is also included so that you can choose your own font and edit the document. Typical layout of questions where Q1 is simplest and the last is hardest (towards AS Level Physics). Example: Q1 to 5 - 1 Chilli (Low demand). Focused around remembering equations (students should use mini whiteboards or scrap paper for repetition) Q6 to 8 - 2 Chilli’s (Low/Middle Demand). Focused around using the equation - e.g. simple conversion or having to rearrange the equation. Q9 to 11 - 3 Chilli’s (Middle/High Demand). Rearranging the equation and using conversions. Q12 to 14 - 4 Chilli’s (High Demand). Stretch questions, e.g. towards Year 12 or short written answers. Designed so that students can choose where to start, although the highest ability will want to complete all of the questions. Questions answered from the 1st column give you 1 chilli each. Column 2, each question is worth 2 chillis etc. At the end, count the chilli’s that the student has and this suggests a current working at grade. Perfect for: • Assessing prior knowledge • Homework (easy to mark and suggest how to move forward as focused around skills of using equations). • Starters / plenaries - part of “low stake” tests - build up a series of “mini-marks” on a tracker sheet before larger tests so students can identify their strengths and weaknesses. • Recall and Retrieval • Metacognition • Self-monitoring • Revision • Cover lessons (fully explained mark scheme that can support students and non-specialist teachers)
Nuclear Decay Equations & Half-life Multiple Choice Questions and answers -GCSE Physics/ IGCSE #SLOP
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Nuclear Decay Equations & Half-life Multiple Choice Questions and answers -GCSE Physics/ IGCSE #SLOP

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This resource comes with 20 multiple choice questions on the topic of Nuclear Decay Equations and Half-Life. Primarily aimed at GCSE / iGCSE students, but could equally be used as a reminder for A Level students. The topics of the questions are as follows (on the front page of the exam style paper): • Labelling atom • Alpha definition • Beta definition • Particle names • Periodic Table • Neutron facts • Alpha/Gamma compare • Alpha decay • Alpha decay • Beta decay • Beta decay • Alpha or beta? • Alpha or beta? • Half-life definition • Activity definition • Half-life graph • Half-life graph • Using data – activity • Half-life from data • Half-life from data Questions are given with 5 choices of answer (A,B,C,D,E). Each answer is “plausible”, which makes the student think and allows misconceptions to be discussed quickly. A great way to assess learning in a non-threatening and fun way. I have used this to build confidence with my students, but also as part of continually revisiting earlier parts of the course that I have taught. Repetition, repetition, repetition! Students can write their answers on the front page. Easy marking for teachers, but lots of exam question exposure for students. Feedback from teachers is that it is extremely easy to mark and therefore giving more time to spend on the feedback and where students have made mistakes. Extensive answers are provided – giving the full working / method where required. The answers provide a step by step method so that students can identify exactly where they have gone wrong. The word document is included so that you can edit the resource as you wish. The pdf is also there for quick printing. #SLOP - shed loads of practice The resource has primarily been made for AQA Science. As with most topics however, each exam board will require the same knowledge – physics is physics. Always consult your specification.
Electrical Power (Current) - GCSE Physics and/or Combined Science Differentiated Equation Worksheet
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Electrical Power (Current) - GCSE Physics and/or Combined Science Differentiated Equation Worksheet

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There are 14 differentiated questions around using a mixture of electrical power questions. The three equations required are P=IV, P=I2R and V=IR. Full answers (with method) are given for teacher/student use. Students feedback says that they love the layout. They can measure their own progress and it is easy and quick to mark and leave specific feedback (the answers include a full method). It has been designed to build confidence as well as low-stakes competition into lessons. Like students do in maths, students will be able to apply equations and use the triangle method for rearranging. The font used is “OpenDyslexic” - this helps students with dyslexic tendencies to access the work easier. More information here: https://www.opendyslexic.org/. This is saved as a pdf to keep the font working (if you have not got it installed. The word version is also included so that you can choose your own font and edit the document. Typical layout of questions (some worksheets have around 14 questions) where Q1 is simplest and Q14 is hardest. Example: Q1 to 5 - 1 Chilli (Low demand). Focussed around remembering equations (students should use mini whiteboards or scrap paper for repetition) Q6 to 8 - 2 Chilli’s (Low/Middle Demand). Focused around using the equation - e.g. simple conversion or having to rearrange the equation. Q9 to 11 - 3 Chilli’s (Middle/High Demand). Rearranging the equation and using conversions. Q12 to 14 - 4 Chilli’s (High Demand). Stretch questions, e.g. towards Year 12 or short written answers. Designed so that students can choose where to start, although the highest ability will want to complete all of the questions. Questions answered from the 1st column give you 1 chilli each. Column 2, each question is worth 2 chillis etc. At the end, count the chilli’s that the student has and this suggests a current working at grade. Perfect for: • Assessing prior knowledge • Homework (easy to mark and suggest how to move forward as focused around skills of using equations). • Starters / plenaries - part of “low stake” tests - build up a series of “mini-marks” on a tracker sheet before larger tests so students can identify their strengths and weaknesses. • Recall and Retrieval • Metacognition • Self-monitoring • Revision • Cover lessons (fully explained mark scheme that can support students and non-specialist teachers)
20 Multiple Choice Questions with Answers - Magnetism & Electromagnetism / Transformers
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20 Multiple Choice Questions with Answers - Magnetism & Electromagnetism / Transformers

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This resource comes with 20 multiple choice questions on the topic of magnetism and electromagnetism (transformers). Primarily aimed at GCSE students, but could equally be used as a reminder for A Level students. Questions are either given with 5 choices of answer (A,B,C,D,E) or are True/False. A great way to assess learning in a non-threatening and fun way. Each question and answer gives an indication for which area of the course the question should be asked. Always consult the specification – some topics are just for GCSE Separate Science and not relevant to GCSE Combined Science. To give an indication of difficulty, each question has been given a level of challenge. Challenge 1 is the “easiest” and Challenge 4 the “hardest”. 3 and 4 are generally aimed at students studying for the higher paper – although they will need to know 1 and 2 also! The skill has also highlighted. This might be knowledge, using an equation or recalling the correct unit. Where needed, the full method to achieve the answer is also provided.   How to use with students: Option 1 Use it as a test at the start of a topic to judge what students already know, or a plenary at the end. Easy to mark as each question has 5 multiple choice responses. Some questions are True/False and so have 2 responses. Teacher or students can mark error free. Option 2 Set the work for homework. Could upload the questions onto ShowMyHomework as a “Quiz”. It will then mark itself. Alternatively, you can also set up a Microsoft Form on Office365 and send the link to students. This will do the same. Option 3 A favourite option is to use something like “Quick Key”. Can be given to students during the lesson or given as homework. There is a free version, but the paid for version is around £30 for the year. Students then get the questions and fill their answers out on a “bubble sheet” (they colour in a circle as their answer). You can then scan the answers in using the app on your phone. The answers can then be analysed and it shows the teacher which questions a few got wrong (students can then help each other) and the teacher can focus on the questions that the majority of the class got incorrect. Option 4 Copy the QUESTION ONLY onto your PowerPoint slide. Give the students 5 seconds to think about what the answer will be. With hands down, PICK a student. Then ask another student if they agree and then ask “why?” Known as “Pose, Pause, Pounce, Bounce” – google it if you are unsure. To help students formulate an answer if they are struggling, on the NEXT slide of the PowerPoint, show what the answers could be. This could be done via “Think, Pair, Share” where students can discuss the answer. This method also means that all students will have to give a response as the answer is in front of them and they can guess if needed rather than saying “I don’t know.”
Charge, Current, Time Q=It - GCSE Physics and/or Combined Science Differentiated Equation Worksheet
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Charge, Current, Time Q=It - GCSE Physics and/or Combined Science Differentiated Equation Worksheet

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There are 14 differentiated questions on the topic of Charge = Current x Time (Q=It). Student feedback says that they love the layout. They can measure their own progress and it is easy and quick to mark and leave specific feedback (the answers include a full method). It has been designed to build confidence as well as low-stakes competition into lessons. Like students do in maths, students will be able to apply equations and use the triangle method for rearranging. The font used is “OpenDyslexic” - this helps students with dyslexic tendencies to access the work easier. More information here: https://www.opendyslexic.org/. This is saved as a pdf to keep the font working (if you have not got it installed). The word version is also included so that you can choose your own font and edit the document. Typical layout of questions where Q1 is simplest and the last is hardest (towards AS Level Physics). Example: Q1 to 5 - 1 Chilli (Low demand). Focused around remembering equations (students should use mini whiteboards or scrap paper for repetition) Q6 to 8 - 2 Chilli’s (Low/Middle Demand). Focused around using the equation - e.g. simple conversion or having to rearrange the equation. Q9 to 11 - 3 Chilli’s (Middle/High Demand). Rearranging the equation and using conversions. Q12 to 14 - 4 Chilli’s (High Demand). Stretch questions, e.g. towards Year 12 or short written answers. Designed so that students can choose where to start, although the highest ability will want to complete all of the questions. Questions answered from the 1st column give you 1 chilli each. Column 2, each question is worth 2 chillis etc. At the end, count the chilli’s that the student has and this suggests a current working at grade. Perfect for: • Assessing prior knowledge • Homework (easy to mark and suggest how to move forward as focused around skills of using equations). • Starters / plenaries - part of “low stake” tests - build up a series of “mini-marks” on a tracker sheet before larger tests so students can identify their strengths and weaknesses. • Recall and Retrieval • Metacognition • Self-monitoring • Revision • Cover lessons (fully explained mark scheme that can support students and non-specialist teachers)
Acceleration Velocity Time -  GCSE Physics and/or Combined Science Differentiated Equation Worksheet
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Acceleration Velocity Time - GCSE Physics and/or Combined Science Differentiated Equation Worksheet

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There are 14 differentiated questions around using Acceleration = Change in velocity / Time taken. Student feedback says that they love the layout. They can measure their own progress and it is easy and quick to mark and leave specific feedback (the answers include a full method). It has been designed to build confidence as well as low-stakes competition into lessons. Like students do in maths, students will be able to apply equations and use the triangle method for rearranging. The font used is “OpenDyslexic” - this helps students with dyslexic tendencies to access the work easier. More information here: https://www.opendyslexic.org/. This is saved as a pdf to keep the font working (if you have not got it installed. The word version is also included so that you can choose your own font and edit the document. Typical layout of questions (some worksheets have around 14 questions) where Q1 is simplest and Q14 is hardest. Example: Q1 to 5 - 1 Chilli (Low demand). Focussed around remembering equations (students should use mini whiteboards or scrap paper for repetition) Q6 to 8 - 2 Chilli’s (Low/Middle Demand). Focused around using the equation - e.g. simple conversion or having to rearrange the equation. Q9 to 11 - 3 Chilli’s (Middle/High Demand). Rearranging the equation and using conversions. Q12 to 14 - 4 Chilli’s (High Demand). Stretch questions, e.g. towards Year 12 or short written answers. Designed so that students can choose where to start, although the highest ability will want to complete all of the questions. Questions answered from the 1st column give you 1 chilli each. Column 2, each question is worth 2 chillis etc. At the end, count the chilli’s that the student has and this suggests a current working at grade. Perfect for: • Assessing prior knowledge • Homework (easy to mark and suggest how to move forward as focused around skills of using equations). • Starters / plenaries - part of “low stake” tests - build up a series of “mini-marks” on a tracker sheet before larger tests so students can identify their strengths and weaknesses. • Recall and Retrieval • Metacognition • Self-monitoring • Revision • Cover lessons (fully explained mark scheme that can support students and non-specialist teachers)
Power, Energy and Time - GCSE Physics and/or Combined Science Differentiated Equation Worksheet
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Power, Energy and Time - GCSE Physics and/or Combined Science Differentiated Equation Worksheet

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For KS4 Combined Science / Physics students. There are 14 differentiated questions around using Energy (J) = Power (W) x Time (s). Worksheet comes with a YouTube video of the solutions - focussing on WAGOLL (What a great one looks like). Like students do in maths, students will be able to apply the equation and use the triangle method for rearranging. It has been designed to build confidence as well as low-stakes competition into lessons. The font used is “OpenDyslexic” - this helps students with dyslexic tendencies to access the work easier. More information here: https://www.opendyslexic.org/ Typical layout of questions (some worksheets have around 14 questions) where Q1 is simplest and Q14 is hardest. Example: Q1 to 5 - 1 Chilli (Low demand). Focussed around remembering equations (students should use mini whiteboards or scrap paper for repitition) Q6 to 8 - 2 Chilli’s (Low/Middle Demand). Focussed around using the equation - e.g. simple conversion or having to rearrange the equation. Q9 to 11 - 3 Chilli’s (Middle/High Demand). Rearranging the equation and using conversions. Q12 to 14 - 4 Chilli’s (High Demand). Stretch questions, e.g. towards Year 12 or short written answers. Designed so that students can choose where to start, although the highest ability will want to complete all of the questions. Questions answered from the 1st column give you 1 chilli each. Column 2, each question is worth 2 chillis etc. At the end, count the chillis that the student has and this suggests a current working at grade. Answers available through a tutorial on YouTube (teach yourself and/or make available to students). Perfect for: • Assessing prior knowledge • Homework (easy to mark and suggest how to move forward as focused around skills of using equations). • Starters / plenaries - part of “low stake” tests - build up a series of “mini-marks” on a tracker sheet before larger tests so students can identify their strengths and weaknesses. • Recall and Retrieval • Metacognition • Self-monitoring • Revision • Cover lessons (fully explained mark scheme that can support students and non-specialist teachers)
Multiple Choice Physics Paper 1 AQA questions - foundation combined science or separate #slop
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Multiple Choice Physics Paper 1 AQA questions - foundation combined science or separate #slop

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This resource is based on the AQA Combined Science Physics Paper 1. There are 20 questions, each multiple choice and answers provided at the end. I have used this for homework, but there is no reason that it couldn’t be used in lessons. I have included the word document so that you can edit the resource as you wish. The pdf is also there for quick printing. The 20 question topics are as follows: Circuit symbols Circuit symbols Circuit symbols Circuit symbols Resistance and current Power, current, resistance Power, current, resistance Thermistor Charge flow Data anomalies Renewable energy Energy transferred & sf Environmental impact Alpha particles Beta particles Gamma rays Isotopes Isotopes Half-life Plugs I have used this to build confidence with my students, but also as part of continually revisiting earlier parts of the course that I have taught. Repetition, repetition, repetition! I use “quickkeyapp” on my iphone to mark the work (see bubble sheets at the end of the resource), but you do not need this app. Just get the students to write a,b,c,d or e as their answer. Extremely easy to mark and therefore giving you more time to spend on the feedback. #SLOP - shed loads of practice
Charge, Current & Time (Q = I t) Exam Style Multiple Choice Questions & answers -GCSE Physics/ IGCSE
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Charge, Current & Time (Q = I t) Exam Style Multiple Choice Questions & answers -GCSE Physics/ IGCSE

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This resource is based on the topic of charge (Q=It) There are 20 questions, each multiple choice and answers provided at the end. The topics of the questions are as follows (on the front page of the exam style paper): • Current definition • Current unit • Equation • Charge calculation • Charge calculation • Charge calculation • Charge calculation • Time calculation • Ammeter symbol • Required equipment • Charge calculation • Current calculation • Charge unit • Time unit • Current calculation • Current calculation • Charge stored (conversion) • Charge with mA • Circuit equipment • Current calculation (sig fig) I have used this for homework, but there is no reason that it couldn’t be used in lessons. I have included the word document so that you can edit the resource as you wish. The pdf is also there for quick printing. Or just use some of the questions – copy them onto ShowMyHomework or Office/Google Form quizzes. Ready made plausible answers and fully explained for immediate feedback. The files are also saved separately should you wish to upload the files to make any online testing more realistic. Students can write their answers on the front page. Easy marking for teachers, but lots of exam question exposure for students. This resource will give you more time to spend on the feedback and where students have made mistakes. I have used this to build confidence with my students, but also as part of continually revisiting earlier parts of the course that I have taught. Repetition, repetition, repetition! #SLOP - shed loads of practice
Electricity- Series & Parallel Circuits Exam Style Questions Answers GCSE Physics / Combined Science
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Electricity- Series & Parallel Circuits Exam Style Questions Answers GCSE Physics / Combined Science

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There are 20 questions - some multichoice. Easy to mark, but makes students think about how current and potential difference behave in series and parallel circuits. Answers are fully annotated to help explain if students get the question incorrect. I have used this as homework and been able to quickly mark the work as a starter activity. Students can do some question level analysis using the front page to record where they made mistakes and consequently set their own targets.