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Welcome to the world of Science Geeks! We provide fun, science resources for the busy teaching boffins that educate the young science geeks of the future! Spread the word of the geeks and catch us on our YouTube channel to enjoy our free educational videos.
Science Geeks - free videos, resources, and games

Science Geeks - free videos, resources, and games

The science Geeks are here! Short,snappy, self produced science videos, games, animations and educational resources for use in lessons at KS3 and KS4. Subjects covered include energy, forces, food chains, static electricity, sound waves, refraction, TIR, redshift, the big bang and much much more! Follow me on twitter or facebook to keep up to date as new content is added!
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GRAVITATIONAL POTENTIAL ENERGY AND KINETIC ENERGY PRESENTATION WITH PRACTICAL ACTIVITIES!

GRAVITATIONAL POTENTIAL ENERGY AND KINETIC ENERGY PRESENTATION WITH PRACTICAL ACTIVITIES!

This activity packed resource consists of a presentation packed with starters, theory notes, calculation based activities, extension tasks for all abilities PLUS a 5 station kinetic EXPERIMENT/ACTIVITY CIRCUS! Kinetic energy and gravitational potential are examined in detail and each formula is explained. Questions test students' progress and all questions come complete with ANSWERS! In addition, there is a five station KE/GPE activity circus. A full technician equipment list is provided along with printable activity cards for each station. SEVENTEEN slides of PHYSICS FUN! Enjoy! Free video link too!
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The Equations of Motion - SUVAT

The Equations of Motion - SUVAT

Advanced level Physics questions on the dreaded equations of motion. Nightmare stuff for students? Not necessarily! Simply follow the "Science geeks fool proof method and ace this challenging topic. Question after question enables students to become experts at dealing with these complex equations. Practice makes perfect! FULLY WORKED ANSWER SHEET PROVIDED! All images, photos and graphics are made or taken by M.E.Prince (that's me!). No copyright issues.
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SPRINGY TOY EFFICIENCY Y.O.Y.O. INVESTIGATION

SPRINGY TOY EFFICIENCY Y.O.Y.O. INVESTIGATION

Our best Y.O.Y.O. yet! This investigation links together lots of aspects of the Energy topic, such as gravitational potential, elastic potential and efficiency. Buy your springy toys by using the link at the bottom of this text! Bargain! Twelve for £3:30! Best used as a revision activity, this problem solving, thought provoking, fun experiment requires students to use independent thinking by using the merciless, brain provoking Y.O.Y.O. method (full explanation included). It comes complete with a student help sheet to help students who are struggling and also a full step by step solution for teachers and students alike if they need it. Class sets of springy toys can be bought very cheaply. I have used this in lessons and it really stretches students and makes them think. They even get to have fun with weird springy toys too! Spoon feeding must go! We need independent thinkers! Y.O.Y.O. Copy and paste! https://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Harlequin-Brand-Monster-Jump/dp/B00WUPRYFM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1490736111&sr=8-1&keywords=monster+jumps
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Essential Wave Diagrams for Physics

Essential Wave Diagrams for Physics

Drawing scientifically correct ray diagrams is essential in Physics exams. This worksheet is appropriate for A level and GCSE students alike. These diagrams have to be perfect! Losing marks for drawing them incorrectly is unforgivable! Ideal as a starter or a formative assessment, this simple worksheet will test your students to the limit. Complete with answer sheet! Wave fronts! Rays! Virtual image in a plane mirror! Diffraction and refraction! It is all here.
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SCIENCE GEEKS - STOPPING DISTANCES

SCIENCE GEEKS - STOPPING DISTANCES

A video plus a worksheet all about stopping distances, braking distances and thinking distances! Questions start off simply until they ultimately challenge high ability students to discover the square relationship between velocity and braking distance! There is also an accompanying 2 minute Science Geeks YouTube video available that provides students (and teachers) with all the basic knowledge they need to know. I have included both a word and a pdf version. BONUS! TEDEd QUIZ here too! (No log in required) https://ed.ted.com/on/PX4QaPNG All images, photos and graphics are made or taken by M.E.Prince (that's me!). No copyright issues.
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LENSES FUN! - MASTERING THE LENS FORMULA

LENSES FUN! - MASTERING THE LENS FORMULA

The pesky lens formula! Converging? Diverging? Hard or what? Lens diagrams!? Impossible! We all know practice makes perfect. This DOUBLE SIDED worksheet contains lots of lens formula questions and scale diagram drawing fun. The perfect resource for identifying student weaknesses in order to inform intervention. It even comes with THE ANSWERS! Enjoy.
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RESISTIVITY!

RESISTIVITY!

A worksheet packed with resistivity questions designed for A level students of all abilities! It comes COMPLETE WITH ANSWERS to all questions to encourage self assessment or simply to reduce your marking burden. Students will have to be happy with converting units, manipulating the formula and determining resistivity through practical methods before use and extension tasks are provided for those pesky more able students. Enjoy (for a small price)! It comes as a pdf file or as a word version if you want to pretend that you made it yourself.
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DYNAMICS! - Newton's 2nd Law In Action!

DYNAMICS! - Newton's 2nd Law In Action!

Advance level Physics teachers rejoice! Here is a double sided worksheet packed with newtonian dynamics problems. It starts off with some simple questions before taxing students' brains with situations involving inclined planes, mad scientists in lifts (elevators to our north american chums) and runaway hospital beds. It is all rounded off with a fiendishly hard extension task to keep even your brightest of students off your backs, I mean engaged. Complete with FULLY SOLVED ANSWERS, you don't even have to bother marking it yourself. It's tough being a teacher in the modern world. Ease your work load whilst ensuring student progress. Science Geeks, here to help! Enjoy!
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SCIENCE GEEKS SPEED CALCULATIONS

SCIENCE GEEKS SPEED CALCULATIONS

TWO SIDES of speed questions to keep even the swottiest students engaged! Calculate the speed using the speed formula and rearrange it to find out even more stuff! Questions start off simply before climaxing with questions designed to cause student's brains to potentially explode! There is also an accompanying 3 minute Science Geeks YouTube video available that provides students (and teachers) with all the basic knowledge they need to know. Here is the hyperlink (also on the worksheet) : http://youtu.be/84MwLscYyX0 (You will have to copy and paste this into your browser I am afraid!) I have included both a pdf and a word version for your editing pleasure and just in case Justin Bieber meets his maker.
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Work Done and Power

Work Done and Power

The Science Geeks present a powerful worksheet packed with questions and plenty of work for your students to get through. (See what I did there? I'll get my coat......). Practice using the key skills and equations needed to get to grips with this difficult concept. Complete with full solutions to all questions, this resource is useful as a revision tool for this often overlooked topic and a useful AFL exercise to assess students understanding. With plenty of tasks to extend your brighter students, differentiation is taken care of. A "Science Geeks" video on "Work done" can also viewed before attempting this. Enjoy! Science Geeks - making worksheets so you don't have to......... https://youtu.be/bMsKIfxliA4
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Colours! The Science of Seeing Different Colours.

Colours! The Science of Seeing Different Colours.

How do we see the different colours? What are primary colours? What colour does a cyan object appear in a magenta light? How do filters work? Why so many questions? Well, its the DOUBLE SIDED colour worksheet of your dreams! That's why! Aimed at KS3 Science classes of all abilities, there are plenty of activities and brain teasers to keep students across the spectrum engaged. It comes complete with a teacher answer sheet to allow you more time to get on with that huge pile of admin and marking staring at you instead of important things like lesson planning. Get a class set photocopied and laminated in FULL COLOUR for maximum impact. That's what I did and the resource has lasted me for years. Enjoy!
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PARTICLE ACCELERATORS? THERMIONIC EMISSION AND ACCELERATING ELECTRONS

PARTICLE ACCELERATORS? THERMIONIC EMISSION AND ACCELERATING ELECTRONS

Thermionic emission? Particle accelerators?! An often overlooked A level topic which introduces the essential relationship eV = 1/2 mv2 linking work done by and electric field on a charged particle and kinetic energy.... This worksheet takes students through the use of this vital idea and also gets across the important, an again often overlooked, concept of equations only being valid in non-relativistic situations. Einstein-tastic! It comes complete with full answer sheets and at a bargain price! It is also provided in both word and pdf formats. Yes. I am too kind!
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UNIFORM CIRCULAR MOTION WORKSHEET

UNIFORM CIRCULAR MOTION WORKSHEET

An excellent resource which examines all aspects of the circular motion topic in one handy worksheet. Complete with answers, the worksheet is accessible to all students and hones their key skills whilst stretching more able students. Angular velocity, centripetal force and the concept of measuring angles in radians are all covered. BONUS ALERT! It comes with a handy, separate, Self study, information street which makes it ideal to set for a cover lesson. Enjoy! Available in word and pdf format. All included!
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Just A Moment! - Turning Forces!

Just A Moment! - Turning Forces!

An excellent resource which thoroughly tests students of all abilities in one handy worksheet. Aimed at A LEVELstudents, the first side is also suitable for GCSE students. COMPLETE WITH ANSWERS, the worksheet is accessible to all students and hones their key skills whilst stretching more able students. Moments, couples and the principle of moments are all tested. BONUS ALERT! It comes with a handy, separate, "Self study" information street which makes it ideal to set for a cover lesson or to brush up on your own Physics knowledge. Enjoy! Available in word and pdf format. All included - free of charge! Science Geeks - doing the hard graft so you don't have to. #saints
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CONSERVATION LAWS - QUANTUM PHYSICS!

CONSERVATION LAWS - QUANTUM PHYSICS!

The weird world of quantum physics and its conservation laws! Which interactions between particles are forbidden and which are possible? Welcome to the world of baryon number, lepton number and strangeness! Meet quarks, exotic baryons, cataclysmic colliders, marvelous mesons and brain twisting bosons. This DOUBLE SIDED worksheet is packed with questions to suit all abilities with plenty to extend more able students. It comes complete with a FULLY COMPREHENSIVE ANSWER SHEET. This is essential A level Physics. Many A level specifications have different requirements for this topic - this worksheets most of them and also allows students to stretch themselves with unfamiliar contexts that their specification may not specifically require but that may crop up in exams. Enjoy.
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SPEED and VELOCITY - THE PRESENTATION!

SPEED and VELOCITY - THE PRESENTATION!

A 14 slide presentation packed with theory notes, a practical activity, typical speeds of stuff, calculations galore and genius super speedy problems! All questions come with built in answers for peer marking fun. There is something for everyone here. The concept of velocity is introduced simply and a link is included to our Science Geeks video on Calculating Speed. This essential concept is tested to the limit as students move from simple problems and selecting the right units through to rearranging the equation to investigate the problems of interstellar travel.
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ENERGY ALL AROUND US!

ENERGY ALL AROUND US!

Conservation of energy! A bright, thought provoking, visual mind map poster and learning aid all about the energy transfers that are happening all around us! It comes with a challenging worksheet designed to stretch students across the ability range. There is also an accompanying 10 minute Science Geeks YouTube video available that provides students (and teachers) with all the basic knowledge they need to know. Here is the hyperlink (also on the worksheet) : https://youtu.be/mtKN__s0LXY (You will have to copy and paste this into your browser I am afraid!) I have included both a word and a pdf version. All images, photos and graphics are made or taken by M.E.Prince (that's me!). No copyright issues.
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Efficiency Investigation!

Efficiency Investigation!

Watch kettles boil! Live! This set of resources requires students to investigate a range of different kettles and calculate their efficiency. Which kettle is the most efficient? What is the science behind their design features? There are TWO versions of the DOUBLE SIDED WORKSHEET. The most challenging version gives students some useful information and then the rest is up to them! There is also a HELP sheet with step by step instructions to help weaker students carry out the investigation. Packed with extension tasks and questions designed to make students think, this activity can be ran over several lessons! Just remember to provide a variety of different shapes, sizes and ages of kettles. ideal for KS§ or GCSE or even ALEVEL! (TOP TIP: To save time, students can be required to investigate one kettle each and then pool their results.)
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YOYO INVESTIGATION! Height of a RAMP! Experiment time!

YOYO INVESTIGATION! Height of a RAMP! Experiment time!

Y.O.Y.O. lessons - Scientific investigations designed to develop problem solving skills and make independent learners of our "spoon fed" students! In this one they investigate how the height of a ramp affects the time it takes for a marble to roll down it! Students must complete the set task without any help whatsoever from their teachers! They have only the worksheet to help them! They can only ask you a question if they use a joker card! (They have three of them - one specific question per Joker). Complete it without using jokers and win rewards! Character building for both staff and students and an excellent lesson to use for formal observations and OFSTED invasions. This is how real scientists are made. The resource comes with a set of joker cards, a worksheet for the lesson and a teacher guide with the YOYO rules as a PowerPoint. Enjoy!
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