KS3 Physics - SOUND and HEARING Huge Resource Pack, waves, frequency, amplitude, ultrasound, the ear

KS3 Physics - SOUND and HEARING Huge Resource Pack, waves, frequency, amplitude, ultrasound, the ear

*UPDATED January 2017 - More support worksheets added* This resource includes a 56 slide PowerPoint presentation, four activity worksheets, a mind map, a short quiz and a 34-question unit test. Everything is ready to be used or easily edited to suit your learners. • Includes sound clips to bring the learning to life • Animations have been thoughtfully used to promote participation from lower achieving students and discussion from higher ability ones. • 26 learning outcomes listed below By the end of these lessons, pupils will: 1. recognise that sound is made by objects that vibrate 2. define that the frequency of vibration of the source is measured in Hertz (Hz) 3. discuss how sound is made in different musical instruments 4. know that a vibrating source causes the layers of air around it to move 5. discover that sound travels by compressing and expanding the surroundings 6. express that sound travels as a longitudinal wave 7. discover that sound travels best through solids and worst through gases because of the arrangement of the particles 8. explore the relative speed of sound in different mediums 9. explain that sound waves cannot travel through a vacuum because there are no molecules 10. know that sound waves detected by the ear cause the ear drum to vibrate 11. explore the structure of the ear 12. describe how sound is transmitted through the ear to the brain 13. know that different people have different ranges of hearing 14. know that the average human range of hearing is 20 to 20,000 Hz 15. define that loudness is measured in decibels (dB's) 16. discuss that 0 dB is the threshold of hearing and 130 dB's is the threshold of pain whilst 140 dB's causes damage 17. discuss that loud sounds can have permanent and temporary effect on the ear 18. discuss some common causes of ear damage 19. define that noise is unwanted sound 20. discover that a loud sound is produced by a large vibration and vice versa 21. discover that a high pitched sound is produced by a very frequent (quick) vibration and vice versa 22. know that an microphone can change sound to electricity and that this can then be displayed on an oscilloscope 23. know that the wave displayed on an oscilloscope is a transverse wave 24. demonstrate how to identify the amplitude, the wavelength and the frequency of a wave 25. recognise the link between the loudness of the sound and the amplitude of the wave 26. recognise the link between the pitch of the sound and the frequency/wavelength of the wave Cheers!
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KS3 Science Mega Bundle - Energy, Forces, Magnetism, Sound, Pressure, Earth, Sun and Moon

KS3 Science Mega Bundle - Energy, Forces, Magnetism, Sound, Pressure, Earth, Sun and Moon

Includes 7 PowerPoint presentations - over 300 slides in all. Worksheets, activity sheets, and/or sample test questions are also provided for most lessons. Presentations are thoughtfully animated to allow opportunities for participation and assessment. There are plenty of visual aids and questions to generate curiosity and to help children construct understanding. Save lots of time with this KS3 Science Bundle. Discount of 50% with this bundle. Great value!
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KS3 Physics - SOUND and HEARING Huge Resource Pack, waves, frequency, amplitude, ultrasound, the ear

KS3 Physics - SOUND and HEARING Huge Resource Pack, waves, frequency, amplitude, ultrasound, the ear

*UPDATED January 2017 - More support worksheets added* This resource includes a 56 slide PowerPoint presentation, four activity worksheets, a mind map, a short quiz and a 34-question unit test. Everything is ready to be used or easily edited to suit your learners. • Includes sound clips to bring the learning to life • Animations have been thoughtfully used to promote participation from lower achieving students and discussion from higher ability ones. • 26 learning outcomes listed below By the end of these lessons, pupils will: 1. recognise that sound is made by objects that vibrate 2. define that the frequency of vibration of the source is measured in Hertz (Hz) 3. discuss how sound is made in different musical instruments 4. know that a vibrating source causes the layers of air around it to move 5. discover that sound travels by compressing and expanding the surroundings 6. express that sound travels as a longitudinal wave 7. discover that sound travels best through solids and worst through gases because of the arrangement of the particles 8. explore the relative speed of sound in different mediums 9. explain that sound waves cannot travel through a vacuum because there are no molecules 10. know that sound waves detected by the ear cause the ear drum to vibrate 11. explore the structure of the ear 12. describe how sound is transmitted through the ear to the brain 13. know that different people have different ranges of hearing 14. know that the average human range of hearing is 20 to 20,000 Hz 15. define that loudness is measured in decibels (dB's) 16. discuss that 0 dB is the threshold of hearing and 130 dB's is the threshold of pain whilst 140 dB's causes damage 17. discuss that loud sounds can have permanent and temporary effect on the ear 18. discuss some common causes of ear damage 19. define that noise is unwanted sound 20. discover that a loud sound is produced by a large vibration and vice versa 21. discover that a high pitched sound is produced by a very frequent (quick) vibration and vice versa 22. know that an microphone can change sound to electricity and that this can then be displayed on an oscilloscope 23. know that the wave displayed on an oscilloscope is a transverse wave 24. demonstrate how to identify the amplitude, the wavelength and the frequency of a wave 25. recognise the link between the loudness of the sound and the amplitude of the wave 26. recognise the link between the pitch of the sound and the frequency/wavelength of the wave Cheers!
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KS3 Physics - Magnetism, Magnets and Electromagnets Resource Pack #2, PowerPoint and Worksheets

KS3 Physics - Magnetism, Magnets and Electromagnets Resource Pack #2, PowerPoint and Worksheets

**UPDATED January 2017** Added a crossword puzzle with answers This is the 2nd part of a Magnetism unit with year 7 - Year 8 pupils. It includes an engaging illustrated PowerPoint presentation (30 slides) and scaffolded notes which have been customized to go along with the presentation. Three worksheets and a quiz are also included in this pack. Great value! The learning objectives for Part 2 are listed below. By the end of this lesson, pupils will: 1) discover that a magnet can be made by stroking a steel bar with the same pole of a permanent magnet from one end to the other end in one direction 2) be able magnetise a needle and use it as a simple compass. 3) discover that when electric current flows through an insulated wire wound around an iron core, the core becomes a magnet 4) be able to build a simple electromagnet 5) explore ways to manipulate a variety of variables to increase the strength of the electromagnet 6) know some uses of electromagnets 7) distinguish between a permanent magnet and an electromagnet 8) learn the components of an electric bell and how an electric bell works Your feedback is much appreciated. Cheers!
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Writing and Balancing Chemical Equations, Introduction to Chemical Reactions Year 9 Chemistry

Writing and Balancing Chemical Equations, Introduction to Chemical Reactions Year 9 Chemistry

An interactive 50-slide presentation that introduces chemical reactions and writing skeleton equations, word equations and balanced chemical equations with state symbols. Many sample problems and practice problems for learners to participate. Scaffolded lesson notes for pupils and two worksheets to practice writing word equations and balancing equations are included in this resource pack. In these lessons, pupils will: • know the signs of a chemical change • review identifying the reactants and the products of a chemical reaction • use the symbols of the elements and write the formulae of simple compounds • determine the formula of an ionic compound from the charges on the ions present • construct word equations and simple balanced chemical equations • construct equations with state symbols • deduce the balanced equation for a chemical reaction, given relevant information Please leave a review if you find this useful. Thank you.
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KS3 Science Mega Bundle - Energy, Forces, Magnetism, Sound, Pressure, Earth, Sun and Moon

KS3 Science Mega Bundle - Energy, Forces, Magnetism, Sound, Pressure, Earth, Sun and Moon

Includes 7 PowerPoint presentations - over 300 slides in all. Worksheets, activity sheets, and/or sample test questions are also provided for most lessons. Presentations are thoughtfully animated to allow opportunities for participation and assessment. There are plenty of visual aids and questions to generate curiosity and to help children construct understanding. Save lots of time with this KS3 Science Bundle. Discount of 50% with this bundle. Great value!
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KS3 Forces and Motion, Friction, Gravity, Mass and Weight, Braking Distance Year 7 - 8

KS3 Forces and Motion, Friction, Gravity, Mass and Weight, Braking Distance Year 7 - 8

This resources includes a highly visual 43-slide presentation and a short quiz on Forces and Motion. The topics explored in this lesson are: 1) What is a force? 2) What can forces do? 3) How do we measure forces? What unit do we use? 4) What are contact and non-contact forces? Give examples of each. 5) What is friction? What are two types of friction? 6) What can affect the amount of friction? 7) How is friction involved in the stopping distance of a car? 8) What forces affect speed? 9) What is gravity? What is the gravitational field strength on Earth? 10) What is weight? How is it different from mass? 11) How is weight calculated? I hope you find this resource useful. Thank you.
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Pressure - KS3 Physics, Year 9, pressure equation, applications, upthrust effects, hydraulics

Pressure - KS3 Physics, Year 9, pressure equation, applications, upthrust effects, hydraulics

This resource includes a 50-slide PowerPoint presentation, scaffolded notes, and a revision many practice worksheets on the topic of PRESSURE and the pressure equation. By the end of these lessons, pupils will know that: 1) pressure exists on surfaces, in air and in liquids. 2) pressure is measured in Pascals (Pa) 3) on surfaces, pressure is calculated by dividing force by area. 4) pressure is smaller when a force is applied over a big area because the pressure is spread out over a big area. 5) pressure is bigger when a force is applied over a small area because the pressure is confined to a small area. 6) atmospheric pressure decreases with height, 7) liquid pressure increases with depth. 8) upthrust effects floating and sinking 9) hydraulics is an application of liquid pressure (qualitative and quantitative) I hope you find this resource useful. Thank you.
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Satellites - KS3 Year 9 Gravity and Space

Satellites - KS3 Year 9 Gravity and Space

This resource includes a PowerPoint presentation and differentiated homework tasks for a lesson on Satellites for KS3 Astronomy and Space Science for Year 9. Topics include: What are satellites? What are artificial satellites and natural satellites? How do satellites stay in orbit? Differentiate between a geostationary orbit and a polar orbit. Discuss different uses of polar satellites and geostationary satellites. History and advances in satellites. Parts of a satellite Tracking space junk There is also a 6 question plenary at the end of the lesson.
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KS3 Physics (Year 9 Pressure and Moments) - Pressure in solids and fluids, upthrust, hydraulics

KS3 Physics (Year 9 Pressure and Moments) - Pressure in solids and fluids, upthrust, hydraulics

This resource includes a 50-slide PowerPoint presentation, guided notes and many differentiated worksheets/homework assignments on the topic of PRESSURE. By the end of these lessons, pupils will know that: 1) pressure exists on surfaces, in air and in liquids. 2) pressure is measured in Pascals (Pa) 3) on surfaces, pressure is calculated by dividing force by area. 4) pressure is smaller when a force is applied over a big area because the pressure is spread out over a big area. 5) pressure is bigger when a force is applied over a small area because the pressure is confined to a small area. 6) atmospheric pressure decreases with height, 7) liquid pressure increases with depth. 8) upthrust effects floating and sinking 9) hydraulics is an application of liquid pressure (qualitative and quantitative) I hope you find this resource useful. Thank you.
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KS3 Science Crosswords with Answers

KS3 Science Crosswords with Answers

A collection of crossword puzzles with answers to support the learning of some KS3 Science units. 1) Earth, Moon and Sun 2) Structure and Function of Living Organisms Part 1 3) Structure and Function of Living Organisms Part 2 4) Electrical Circuits 5) Sound and Hearing 6) Magnets and Electromagnets
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Acids, Bases, and Salts Homework, Worksheet, and Sample Test Question

Acids, Bases, and Salts Homework, Worksheet, and Sample Test Question

Homework sets and multiple choice exam practice problems to support the learning of a unit on Acids, Bases, and Salts. All questions (124 in all!) are editable and ANSWERS are provided for each!. Learners will answer questions about: • Acid-base definitions • Hydrogen ions and acidity • pH calculations • hydrogen ion and hdyroxide ion concentrations • acid and base strength • acid dissociation constant • neutralisation reactions • salts in solution • titration calculations This resource is meant to be used by teachers in the US.
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Chemical Kinetics and Equilibrium Homework Pack, Exam Questions, with Answers

Chemical Kinetics and Equilibrium Homework Pack, Exam Questions, with Answers

Homework sets and multiple choice exam practice problems to support the learning of a unit on Chemical Kinetics and Equilibrium. All questions (102 in all!) are editable and ANSWERS are provided for each!. Learners will answer questions about: • Reaction rates • Factors affecting reaction rates • Equilbrium • Factors affecting equilbrium position • Equilbrium constant expression • Solubility equilibrium • Entropy and free energy • Rate law • Orders of reaction • Reaction mechanism This resource is meant to be used by teachers in the US.
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Viruses - Discovery, Structure and Function, Lytic Cycle, Lysogenic, Viral Infection, Reproduction

Viruses - Discovery, Structure and Function, Lytic Cycle, Lysogenic, Viral Infection, Reproduction

This two-lesson sequence introduces learners to viruses. It includes: • A 31-slide PowerPoint presentation that includes many visual aids and is thoughtfully animated to allow opportunities for discussions during the lesson. • An interactive note-taking worksheet (double-sided A4 size) customized for the presentation. I find that taking notes in this manner keeps lower-level students engaged while allowing differentiation for higher achievers.
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Aerobic Respiration - krebs cycle, citric acid cycle, electron transport chain

Aerobic Respiration - krebs cycle, citric acid cycle, electron transport chain

This two-lesson sequence introduces learners to Aerobic Respiration. It includes: • A 27-slide PowerPoint presentation that includes many visual aids and is thoughtfully animated to allow opportunities for discussions during the lesson. • A quick practical (hands-on) activity to introduce aerobic respiration. • An interactive note-taking worksheet (double-sided A4 size) that is customized for the presentation. I find that taking notes in this manner keeps lower-level students engaged while allowing differentiation for higher achievers.
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KS3 Physics:  SOUND and HEARING PowerPoint Only - waves, frequency, amplitude, ultrasound, the ear

KS3 Physics: SOUND and HEARING PowerPoint Only - waves, frequency, amplitude, ultrasound, the ear

This resource includes a 56 slide PowerPoint presentation. • Includes sound clips to bring the learning to life • Animations have been thoughtfully used to promote participation from lower achieving students and discussion from higher ability ones. • 26 learning outcomes listed below By the end of these lessons, pupils will: 1. recognise that sound is made by objects that vibrate 2. define that the frequency of vibration of the source is measured in Hertz (Hz) 3. discuss how sound is made in different musical instruments 4. know that a vibrating source causes the layers of air around it to move 5. discover that sound travels by compressing and expanding the surroundings 6. express that sound travels as a longitudinal wave 7. discover that sound travels best through solids and worst through gases because of the arrangement of the particles 8. explore the relative speed of sound in different mediums 9. explain that sound waves cannot travel through a vacuum because there are no molecules 10. know that sound waves detected by the ear cause the ear drum to vibrate 11. explore the structure of the ear 12. describe how sound is transmitted through the ear to the brain 13. know that different people have different ranges of hearing 14. know that the average human range of hearing is 20 to 20,000 Hz 15. define that loudness is measured in decibels (dB's) 16. discuss that 0 dB is the threshold of hearing and 130 dB's is the threshold of pain whilst 140 dB's causes damage 17. discuss that loud sounds can have permanent and temporary effect on the ear 18. discuss some common causes of ear damage 19. define that noise is unwanted sound 20. discover that a loud sound is produced by a large vibration and vice versa 21. discover that a high pitched sound is produced by a very frequent (quick) vibration and vice versa 22. know that an microphone can change sound to electricity and that this can then be displayed on an oscilloscope 23. know that the wave displayed on an oscilloscope is a transverse wave 24. demonstrate how to identify the amplitude, the wavelength and the frequency of a wave 25. recognise the link between the loudness of the sound and the amplitude of the wave 26. recognise the link between the pitch of the sound and the frequency/wavelength of the wave
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Chemical Reactions entire unit HOMEWORK with ANSWERS, editable, Multiple Choice EXAM, Chemistry

Chemical Reactions entire unit HOMEWORK with ANSWERS, editable, Multiple Choice EXAM, Chemistry

Homework, practice problems and a multiple choice Exam practice to support the learning of a unit on Chemical Reactions. • 90 Questions in all • Questions are editable • ANSWERS are included for every problem. Learners will: • Write word equations • Write skeleton equations • Write balanced chemical equations • Classify chemical reactions • Use the activity series to predict single replacement reactions • Write balanced net ionic equations • Identify the precipitate in double replacement reactions This resource is meant for teachers in the US.
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Earth, Sun and Moon - Seasons, Tides, Length of Day, Phases of the Moon, Eclipses,  SUPERMOON Y7 Y8

Earth, Sun and Moon - Seasons, Tides, Length of Day, Phases of the Moon, Eclipses, SUPERMOON Y7 Y8

* Updated January 2017 * Added a crossword puzzle with answers. This 30-slide presentation revises the following learning objectives: 1) To explain how the Earth spinning explains day and night 2) To know what a leap year is and explain why we need them 3) To explain why the average temperature changes as we go through the year 4) To explain why the length of the day changes as we go through the year 5) To describe difference between stars and planets 6) To describe the phases of the Moon 7) To explain that the apparent movement of the stars is caused by the rotation of the Earth 8) To explain total and partial solar and lunar eclipses 9) To explain the effect the sun and the moon have on tides on earth 10) To describe spring tides and neap tides
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