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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.
Year 7 food and digestion complete lessons
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Year 7 food and digestion complete lessons

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Complete set of lessons for a year 7 unit food and digestion Nutrients and a balanced diet Food tests- sugar and starch Food tests- fat and protein Digestive system- model gut demo Bacteria- the good and the bad ACE- journey of a cheese sandwich (2 lessons) Diet deficiencies- case studies in groups (2 lessons) Scurvy- DCPIP tests- what should we feed pirates?
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 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 Types of microbe
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KS3 Types of microbe

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A full lesson on types of microbes including practical details for growing petri dishes of microbes- order clean agar plates, cotton swabs, disinfectant, cellotape and permanent markers.
KS3 forces complete set of lessons
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KS3 forces complete set of lessons

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Full lessons with resources/ worksheets within the PowerPoint. Lesson order: What are forces, how do we draw them and measure them? Balanced and unbalanced forces + parachute investigation Friction ACE skateboard surfaces Mass and weight (link to fields and planets) Understanding stretching forces- hookes law (graph drawing) Buoyancy Moments- theory and investigation Test Forces fun lesson- investigating the strength of a biscuit (compression) + improve ACE