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I am a science teacher, specialising in biology and psychology and I have recently retrained in physics. I also teach STEAM- through literacy and art in science. Science, biology and psychology tutor in Oxfordshire and online.

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I am a science teacher, specialising in biology and psychology and I have recently retrained in physics. I also teach STEAM- through literacy and art in science. Science, biology and psychology tutor in Oxfordshire and online.
KS3 microbe and disease- defence systems
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KS3 microbe and disease- defence systems

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Full lesson on the defence systems in the body to protect against infection. includes the first line of defence (physical barriers), second line of defence (phagocytosis) and the third line of defence (antibodies). All activities and links are within the PPT.
KS3 food tests
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KS3 food tests

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Full lesson on food tests for a food and digestion topic at KS3, full practical instructions and tasks, separate PPT for questions about the food tests.
Scientific investigation skills with tea and biscuits
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Scientific investigation skills with tea and biscuits

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A series of lessons aimed to develop scientific investigation skills in KS3 students, would be good for year 7/8 or lower ability year 9 or for revision for higher ability year 9. Lesson scheme as follows: 1-3. intro investigation skills and compression strength of biscuits-planning, doing and analysing (3 lessons) 4.which biscuit has the most energy and/or 4.dunkability of biscuits (which biscuit can be left in the longest without breaking/ absorbing the most liquid without breaking 5. density of chocolate bars floating and sinking 6. making tea method writing 7. tea investigations-shape, stirring or temperature of water.
KS3 ecology animal behaviour
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KS3 ecology animal behaviour

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A whole lesson on animal behaviour covering imitation, imprinting, reflex, conditioning and instinct. Two investigations- woodlice and observing animals Lots of video links for examples