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At the present time I am Head of Science at an independent Prep School. Teaching KS3 Science so the majority of resources are KS3. I teach several year groups in mixed ability sets so most of my resource included differentiated resources to enable all students to engage whatever their ability level. In previous job taught AQA Triple Science so a selection of resources for teaching these concepts also can be found here.

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At the present time I am Head of Science at an independent Prep School. Teaching KS3 Science so the majority of resources are KS3. I teach several year groups in mixed ability sets so most of my resource included differentiated resources to enable all students to engage whatever their ability level. In previous job taught AQA Triple Science so a selection of resources for teaching these concepts also can be found here.
Intro to Food Groups and differentiated worksheets
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Intro to Food Groups and differentiated worksheets

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This is adapted ppt I found on TES (thank you) - now includes loads of assessment opportunities as you go through - I was observed during this lesson and was rated outstanding. The game where the students have to say which food group someone is lacking or needs is done by giving all students 4 pieces of card - 1 red, 1 blue, 1 green and 1 yellow - I then explain the problem/situation and count down from 3 to 0, at 0 all students have to hold up coloured card that matches the required nutrient - great to quickly see who is struggling!
Specialised Cells ppt and differentiated activity
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Specialised Cells ppt and differentiated activity

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This is a ppt that I use to teach specialised cells - I stick the info sheets round the room and the students have to go round and collect information to complete their sheets - these are differentiated to allow for the wide ability range in the class
Resources for Separating Mixtures SOW
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Resources for Separating Mixtures SOW

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These are resources I put together for a Separating Mixtures sow - it covers atoms, elements and compounds too as an introduction to what a mixture is. Includes lots of opportunity for assessment and practical activities.
KS3 Revision - Animal, Plant & Specialised Cells
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KS3 Revision - Animal, Plant & Specialised Cells

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Everything you need to revise Cells for end of KS3 exams - I stick the specialised cell sheets around room and allow students to extract necessary information to fill in on their sheets - assessment opportunities included on ppt
Animal, Plant and Specialised Cells
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Animal, Plant and Specialised Cells

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This ppt was used for a double lesson for a mixed Yr 7 group - contains information on parts of both animal and plant cells and then goes through some examples of specialised cells - has assessment opportunities as you go through to check progress
Puberty - Remote/Home Learning Lesson
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Puberty - Remote/Home Learning Lesson

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This lesson is part of a series I have put together for my students to learn about Human Reproduction remotely. This lesson covers changes that happen in the body during puberty - will be covering emotional changes in the next lesson. I have videoed myself talking through the slideshow I would usually use for this lesson in school. The video is broken into chunks so that they can complete questions at various points on a worksheet to act as an assessments of their learning. This resource includes everything you need to teach this lesson. Included: 2 videos of me explaining concepts worksheet I will adding the following lessons in this topic as I teach them. Any feedback on ways to improve would be much appreciated.
Heat Transfer Revision Resources
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Heat Transfer Revision Resources

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All you need for a revision lesson on conduction, convection and radiation. Includes mindmap with gaps to fill in for students, ppt to use during lesson that includes extra assessment opportunities, a quiz, a crossword and some exam questions (and answers) to practice with
Energy in food
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Energy in food

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This is a ppt used with a mixed Yr 7 class for a double lesson. Covers balanced diet, energy requirements of different groups of people and finishes off with burning food practical - questions to check progress/understanding on last slide
How to use a Bunsen Burner
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How to use a Bunsen Burner

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Used with mixed Yr 7 group as first lesson introducing bunsen burners - was a double lesson. Opportunity for teacher assessment and peer assessment (thank you to other TES contributers). Also SEN starter sheet used with Downs syndrome/v.low ability studenst
MRS GREN active learning lesson - differentiated
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MRS GREN active learning lesson - differentiated

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I teach this lesson after an introduction to animal/plant and specialised cells. I found that some classes always struggled with MRS GREN so I came up with a set of different activities to help them work out the 7 processes themselves. I laminated the instruction cards and placed them round lab with the various bits of equipment. Each student then was given one of the differentiated practical ws (SQUID = high, CRAB = mid, and STARFISH = low). The students then went round the room and completed each activity and writing the relevant word on their ws. We then went through answers & ppt in class to get a correct list of MRS GREN. Students then got into their ability groups and used MRS GREN to work out if various objects were living or not - group task sheet. This worked extremely well and I've found that students have a much better grasp and retention of this topic after this active lesson compared to me just talking.
Photosynthesis Revision Lesson
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Photosynthesis Revision Lesson

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This is a set of resources that I created/adapted for use with a Yr 8 class who were revising photosynthesis. Included is a ppt that I use with the class - getting them to write answers on mini whiteboards as I go through it. Summary worksheet that I use as a starter, then a puzzle to use as a plenary (print out slides onto A4 sheets then cut them out and give them to groups to complete)
Sexual vs asexual reproduction
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Sexual vs asexual reproduction

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Ppt that goes through the differences of sexual and asexual reproduction. Cloning with Dolly the sheep included. Opportunities for assessing progress through lesson.
Heat and Temperature
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Heat and Temperature

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Ppt and resources used for first lesson in unit about heat transfer. Contains worksheet used with lower ability class and word search used as plenary
Emotions in Puberty Remote/Home Learning
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Emotions in Puberty Remote/Home Learning

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This lesson is part of a series I have put together for my students to learn about Human Reproduction remotely. This lesson covers changes that happen in the emotions during puberty. I have videoed myself talking through the slideshow I would usually use for this lesson in school. This resource includes everything you need to teach this lesson. Included: 1 video of me explaining concepts the slideshow I was talking through Agony Aunt Puberty questions worksheet Plenary - check your understanding worksheet I also created a Padlet for them to add questions to totally anonymously - bit of a virtual problem box - where I then answered their questions or worries about puberty. (Also allows you flexibility of deleting comments that are inappropriate). I will adding the following lessons in this topic as I teach them. Any feedback on ways to improve would be much appreciated.
KS3 Forces/Pressure/Moments/Speed Revision
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KS3 Forces/Pressure/Moments/Speed Revision

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Useful for end of KS3 exams - I print out the student version of the ppt with four slides per page - they then fill in the gaps as we go through ppt in class. They then can stick two sheets back to back on a piece of card and cut them out to make 4 double sided revision cards. My students love this way of revising.
How to write a Scientific Conclusion
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How to write a Scientific Conclusion

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My students always seen to struggle to write a good scientific conclusion so I collaborated with my colleagues in the English Dept to come up with a way to help them. We used the PEE paragraph as a starting point and produced these posters to help the students. I then used it with a practical we were doing at that time (which shaped tea bag makes the strongest tea) to demonstrate a good conclusion.
Energy in Food Investigation
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Energy in Food Investigation

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This was done over two lessons - the first lesson was spent planning the investigation and naming the variables - see differentiated planning sheet - my pupils are all grouped according to ability (they had to come up with a method of measuring the energy content of a bit of food in groups) I then showed them the experimental set up so that the next lesson they could come in and start working straight away. A third lesson was spent writing up and evaluating - high ability group had to write up independently - low ability were given lots of the resources attached.
Convection - Remote/Home Learning Lesson
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Convection - Remote/Home Learning Lesson

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This is a lesson I put together for my students to learn about Convection remotely. I have recorded myself talking through the powerpoint I would usually use for this lesson in school. The video is broken into chunks so that they can complete various activities as we go through the lesson. Differentiated worksheets that go along with this lesson included - (Squid = High, Crab/Starfish = Mid/Low). Instructions shared with the students were: Watch Convection Video 1 for an intro to today’s lesson and a brief recap of last lesson Complete starter question - there is a choice of worksheets - one for Squids and another for Crabs/Starfish - choose the best for you! Watch Convection video 2 Watch the youtube demo of a Convection current (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEDUtS0IMws&t=2s) Watch Convection video 3 Complete Radiator task on worksheet Watch Convection video 4 Complete question on worksheet about why convection can’t happen in solids and then check your understanding by explaining how convection takes place in a kettle If you want you can watch an explanation of why convection doesn’t happen in solids in Convection video 5 Want to try convection at home - check out the Colourful Convection Currents youtube link (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxyoeShbpKM) I’ve added the Google Slide presentation at the bottom if you want to look through that at any point. My students really enjoyed this lesson and said that it almost felt like a ‘normal’ lesson at school! Hope you find it useful and that it saves you time at this stressful time! I am doing a whole unit on heat transfer at the moment so keep checking back for further lessons if you enjoy this format.
Conduction - Remote/Home Learning Lesson
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Conduction - Remote/Home Learning Lesson

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This is a lesson I put together for my students to learn about Conduction remotely. I have recorded myself talking through the powerpoint I would usually use for this lesson in school. The video is broken into chunks so that they can complete various activities as we go through the lesson - including a simple practical they can carry out at home. Worksheet that goes along with this lesson included. Instructions shared with the students were: Watch Conduction Video 1 & 2 Carry out experiment explained in video - write down your results down on a scrap of paper as you will need them later Watch Conduction Video 3 Complete relevant sections on the Conduction worksheet - write as detailed answers as you can for each question Watch Conduction Video 4 Complete the rest of worksheet - write as detailed answers as you can for each question Obviously this was recorded with my own students in mind so there are references in video to meeting on Google Meet for support. So you will need to ignore these references. This was my first attempt at doing a videoed lesson so a little rough round the edges (much improved Convection lesson available) but still should save you a lot of time! My students really enjoyed this lesson and said that it almost felt like a ‘normal’ lesson at school! Hope you find it useful and that it saves you time at this stressful time! I am doing a whole unit on heat transfer at the moment so keep checking back for further lessons if you enjoy this format.
Human Reproduction Remote/Home Learning
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Human Reproduction Remote/Home Learning

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This is a lesson I put together for my students to learn about Human Reproduction remotely. Covers an intoduction to Human Reproduction and then names and functions of all parts of the male and female reproductive systems. I have videoed myself talking through the slideshow I would usually use for this lesson in school. The video is broken into chunks so that they can complete two kahoot quizes as quick assessments as we go through the male and female reproductive systems. Worksheet used as a plenary. This resource includes everything you need to cover this topic at KS3. Included: 3 videos of me explaining concepts 2 kahoot quiz links plenary worksheet I will adding following lessons as I teach them. Any feedback on ways to improve would be much appreciated.