Organs and Systems Card Sort

Organs and Systems Card Sort

A Card sort that has the names, functions and pictures of the different main organs within the body. Can be used as starter, plenary, etc. Students can use this resource in a variety of ways: -Sort the cards in the three columns as given. -Sort the cards and identify them according to the system they are in. -Arrange the picture cards according to the approximate location of the organ from the top of the body downwards. -In pairs, one could pick up a card and ask the other to find the two that match. -You could put the parts on a slide with screen grabs and create a game of "splat" (where two students have to touch the parts that go with a particular word, i.e. "liver" - then hopefully they would touch the drawing of the liver and the function of the liver). -Any other use you can think of! I find this helps students to identify the organs once they move to playing with the body model. Sometimes in smaller groups, once they have sorted organs according to position, I'll give them the body model to do it there too. My students also love Splat as it is interactive and competitive.
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Specialised Cells Card sort

Specialised Cells Card sort

At last! All those little specialised cells for both plants and animals on one card sort! This card sort has the name, structure, function and a picture of each specialised cell that students need to know for KS3 and GCSE. I use this resource for both my Year 7s and for my Year 10 Applied Science BTEC group - because these same cells are present in the curriculum for both groups. The resource can be used in oodles of different ways; - Students can sort and stick in. Perhaps even get them to research and add appropriate colours to the different parts. -You can make 'pair sets' (one between two students), laminate them and use them over and over for starters or plenaries. -You can clip and place onto a slide for students to pair up for games of splat (put picture and function of cell and students need to put their hand on both when the name of the cell is said). -You can keep the first column as a solid strip and only cut up the others (or do this with any column) to make it easier. -If you haven't taught the topic yet, you can give them the cards, and a CGP book and get them to work out which card goes with which: that way also giving them some access to literacy within Science. -Use it any way you can think of! I find interactive learning is certainly the best way, and these cards facilitate the learning of students so that they can discover specialised cells for themselves!
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Chemistry calculations: Empirical Formula, Mass of Reactants, Percentage composition and Yield

Chemistry calculations: Empirical Formula, Mass of Reactants, Percentage composition and Yield

This is a bulk-pack of the 4 most popular and useful resources for Chemistry. 4 step-by-step 'How to guides' for the 4 most important chemistry calculations in GCSE: - Calculating the percentage composition of a molecule - Working out the empirical formula of a compound - Calculating the mass of reactants and products - Calculating theoretical and actual yield Each resource includes exercises that the students can try themselves. I hope this helps you too!
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Card sort of Food tests and tests for gases Chemistry and Biology card sort

Card sort of Food tests and tests for gases Chemistry and Biology card sort

I wanted a resource that would challenge my students to REALLY think about the various food tests and how they fit together, as well as which chemicals are used. This resource also incorporates the chemistry side of testing for gases, what to use, how it works, etc. I couldn't find one to suit what I needed, so I made this. This card sort encourages students to really think about reagents used in food tests as well as what the colour changes and the results will be. The items covered in the card sort are: Test for reducing sugars Test for starch Test for proteins Test for fats Test for carbon dioxide Test for hydrogen Test for oxygen Test for an alkene Test for chlorine Test for ammonia Test for water (both of them) The boxes are all the same size, so students cannot find answers due to the size of the box. I have included a second document with the answers - so that you can accurately assess students with a glance. Give each student a copy of the '4 on one page' to cut up and stick in book, or laminate and use as a starter/plenary in groups. If you can think of any other "test for" - feed back to me in the comments and I will happily add/edit my resource. Thank you!
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iGCSE Edexcel Chemistry Chp 1&2 Section A Kinetic Theory Diffusion Atomic structure Broadsheet

iGCSE Edexcel Chemistry Chp 1&2 Section A Kinetic Theory Diffusion Atomic structure Broadsheet

This is a summary sheet I made for my students using the Pearson iGCSE Student book: the questions in each box inspire students to summarise the work that they need to know for this section. I am gradually adding the other Chapters as I go along, including the Biology and Physics chapters. I would print this A3 sheet double sided. It would also be good to pop it onto a coloured sheet, then you can make each subject (Bio, Chem, Phys) a different colour to easily refer to them in class.
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iGCSE Edexcel Section A Chemistry Biology Chpt 1&2 Revision Mat Broadsheet Bundle

iGCSE Edexcel Section A Chemistry Biology Chpt 1&2 Revision Mat Broadsheet Bundle

This is a bundle of A3 summary sheets I made for my students using the Pearson iGCSE Student book: the questions in each box inspire students to summarise the work that they need to know for this section. THis resource includes the first two chapters of each of the Biology (Section A: Life Processes and The Variety of Living Organisms) and Chemistry (Section A: Kinetic Theory, Diffusion, Atomic Structure) topics. I am gradually adding the other Chapters as I go along. I would print each of these topics on an A3 sheet double sided, so that the same topic is on a double-sided sheet. It would also be good to pop each double sided-sheet onto a coloured A3 sheet, then you can make each topic (Bio/Chem) a different colour to easily refer to them in class.
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iGCSE Edexcel Biology Section A Chapter 1 & 2 Organisms and Life Processes Revision Mat Broadsheet

iGCSE Edexcel Biology Section A Chapter 1 & 2 Organisms and Life Processes Revision Mat Broadsheet

This is a summary sheet I made for my students using the Pearson iGCSE Student book: the questions in each box inspire students to summarise the work that they need to know for this section. I am gradually adding the other Chapters as I go along, including the Chemistry and Physics chapters. I would print this A3 sheet double sided, so that the first of the 6 sections for Biology are all on a double-sided sheet. It would also be good to pop it onto a coloured sheet, then you can make each section a different colour to easily refer to them in class.
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Chemical Formulae and their Names

Chemical Formulae and their Names

This is a table containing the majority of chemical formulae that students will come across in GCSE. I use this table for both my Chemistry GCSE students and my BTEC Applied Science students to get them used to the chemical formulae and their written names. I also challenge my higher ability Year 9s with this page. On the second page the table has been completed: This page I use for a card sort for pairs of students. The second page can also be used to create revision cards by folding them on the middle line and gluing them together. Have fun and happy learning!
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Specialised Cells Card sort

Specialised Cells Card sort

At last! All those little specialised cells for both plants and animals on one card sort! This card sort has the name, structure, function and a picture of each specialised cell that students need to know for KS3 and GCSE. I use this resource for both my Year 7s and for my Year 10 Applied Science BTEC group - because these same cells are present in the curriculum for both groups. The resource can be used in oodles of different ways; - Students can sort and stick in. Perhaps even get them to research and add appropriate colours to the different parts. -You can make 'pair sets' (one between two students), laminate them and use them over and over for starters or plenaries. -You can clip and place onto a slide for students to pair up for games of splat (put picture and function of cell and students need to put their hand on both when the name of the cell is said). -You can keep the first column as a solid strip and only cut up the others (or do this with any column) to make it easier. -If you haven't taught the topic yet, you can give them the cards, and a CGP book and get them to work out which card goes with which: that way also giving them some access to literacy within Science. -Use it any way you can think of! I find interactive learning is certainly the best way, and these cards facilitate the learning of students so that they can discover specialised cells for themselves!
tlandsberg
Organs and Systems Card Sort

Organs and Systems Card Sort

A Card sort that has the names, functions and pictures of the different main organs within the body. Can be used as starter, plenary, etc. Students can use this resource in a variety of ways: -Sort the cards in the three columns as given. -Sort the cards and identify them according to the system they are in. -Arrange the picture cards according to the approximate location of the organ from the top of the body downwards. -In pairs, one could pick up a card and ask the other to find the two that match. -You could put the parts on a slide with screen grabs and create a game of "splat" (where two students have to touch the parts that go with a particular word, i.e. "liver" - then hopefully they would touch the drawing of the liver and the function of the liver). -Any other use you can think of! I find this helps students to identify the organs once they move to playing with the body model. Sometimes in smaller groups, once they have sorted organs according to position, I'll give them the body model to do it there too. My students also love Splat as it is interactive and competitive.
tlandsberg
Calculating masses of reactants and products

Calculating masses of reactants and products

This resource is a collection I have made over the years of 12 GCSE Chemistry questions for students to calculate the mass of reactants and products. Use this resource to assist students through the calculations, or as a piece of homework to ensure they understand the work. Questions can be used in tests, as starters, as plenaries, etc.
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Chemistry calculations: Empirical Formula, Mass of Reactants, Percentage composition and Yield

Chemistry calculations: Empirical Formula, Mass of Reactants, Percentage composition and Yield

This is a bulk-pack of the 4 most popular and useful resources for Chemistry. 4 step-by-step 'How to guides' for the 4 most important chemistry calculations in GCSE: - Calculating the percentage composition of a molecule - Working out the empirical formula of a compound - Calculating the mass of reactants and products - Calculating theoretical and actual yield Each resource includes exercises that the students can try themselves. I hope this helps you too!
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Periodic Table Symbols and Names cardsort

Periodic Table Symbols and Names cardsort

This is a gem of a resource: it has 36 elements of the periodic table: their symbol along with their name. This will assist students to learn the names and symbols of elements quickly and easily. An extension to this could be getting students to put the elements in order, or to place the elements into their groups, or, for older students place the elements into their combining power sets. Have fun!
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Edexcel 2016 Revision Mats for CB1, CC1 CP1

Edexcel 2016 Revision Mats for CB1, CC1 CP1

These revision mats were designed to summarise the first chapter of each of the new Biology, Chemistry and Physics units. Each sheet also includes revision and summary information on two core practicals that fall within the unit. They do include the details of which Pearson Edexcel textbook page numbers each little section refers to for reference if the student wishes to go back and recap. They also include some exam-style questions. Our students responded really well to these: basically I summarise the pages, we give them out, the students fill them in a memorise the pages, and then they do pretty ace in their assessment as the assessments now are about knowing the content backwards (the revision mat) and then because they know the content, application within the assessment is far easier no matter what question is asked. I hope they help.
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Edexcel 2016 Revision Mat CB1 Biology

Edexcel 2016 Revision Mat CB1 Biology

This revision mats was designed to summarise the first chapter of the new 2016 Biology Combined Science Course. The sheet also includes revision and summary information on the two core practicals that fall within the unit. It does include the details of which Pearson Edexcel textbook page numbers each little section refers to for reference if the student wishes to go back and recap. It also include some exam-style questions. Our students responded really well to these: basically I summarise the pages, we give them out, the students fill them in a memorise the pages, and then they do pretty ace in their assessment as the assessments now are about knowing the content backwards (the revision mat) and then because they know the content, application within the assessment is far easier no matter what question is asked. I hope this helps. I have Chemistry and Physics too elsewhere, or all in a bundle if you want.
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Edexcel 2016 Revision Mat CP1 Physics

Edexcel 2016 Revision Mat CP1 Physics

This revision mats was designed to summarise the first chapter of the new 2016 Physics Combined Science Course. The sheet also includes revision and summary information on the two core practicals that fall within the unit. It does include the details of which Pearson Edexcel textbook page numbers each little section refers to for reference if the student wishes to go back and recap. It also include some exam-style questions. Our students responded really well to these: basically I summarise the pages, we give them out, the students fill them in a memorise the pages, and then they do pretty ace in their assessment as the assessments now are about knowing the content backwards (the revision mat) and then because they know the content, application within the assessment is far easier no matter what question is asked. I hope this helps. I have Chemistry and Biology too elsewhere, or all in a bundle if you want.
tlandsberg
Edexcel 2016 Revision Mat CC1 Chemistry

Edexcel 2016 Revision Mat CC1 Chemistry

This revision mats was designed to summarise the first chapter of the new 2016 Chemistry Combined Science Course. The sheet also includes revision and summary information on the two core practicals that fall within the unit. It does include the details of which Pearson Edexcel textbook page numbers each little section refers to for reference if the student wishes to go back and recap. It also include some exam-style questions. Our students responded really well to these: basically I summarise the pages, we give them out, the students fill them in a memorise the pages, and then they do pretty ace in their assessment as the assessments now are about knowing the content backwards (the revision mat) and then because they know the content, application within the assessment is far easier no matter what question is asked. I hope this helps. I have Biology and Physics too elsewhere, or all in a bundle if you want.
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Hazard Symbols Match the pictures

Hazard Symbols Match the pictures

This is a resource that can be used for all years, particularly Year 7 lab safety induction into secondary science, but also for Applications of Science BTEC course to help ensure students know their hazard symbols. The first page has the names of the hazard symbols, the second page has the pictures of the hazard symbols. This resource can be used in a number of different ways, depending what you want to do and what your students are familiar with: -A starter or plenary activity -Group work: they're given the cards, separated, and they need to sort and pair as a group. -Pair work: Use the keywords as a question for an opponent to locate the answer. -Give each student a card sort (separated already) as a homework/classwork activity. -Give each student the two pages of cards to stick the words and the symbol back to back to make key idea revision cards to learn for revision. -Choose a few as a starter activity, jumble them up, and pop onto a slide for the beginning of a lesson -Any other use you can think of! If you use as a class set for starters or plenaries: laminate them, they will last longer and be reusable. *Oct 2017: I have updated this resource to also now have the new red and black symbols included. Hope it helps*
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Reproduction Revision Quiz and Board Game with answers

Reproduction Revision Quiz and Board Game with answers

This is a fantastic resource to round up the Year 7 Human Reproduction topic. The resource can either be used as Quiz questions to save a bit of time; or as a board game if you wanted the students to have a bit more fun. Use at the end of the topic and combine with other Quiz cards at the end of the Year for a full-year revision syllabus. The final page has the board for the game; this should be printed on to A3 paper. Instructions are included on the first card, as: "All players begin on the ‘Start’ square. Each player rolls dice to start and moves that number of squares. If landing on an instruction square (i.e. “miss a go”)-follow the instruction. If landing on a Q square, answer the question correctly to move the stated number of squares forward. If question answered incorrectly, stay where you are. First player to ‘End’ square who answers the final question correctly, wins." If you print the first 3 question pages onto coloured paper and laminate, this will make them easy to combine with different colours for the end of year revision session to make them easier to sort back into topic sets afterwards. Have fun!
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Compounds and their formulae

Compounds and their formulae

This is a resource is of back to back cards of chemical compound names and their formulae. Print each page. Stick the pages back to back, and you'll be able to cut out the different circuit components to use as revision/quiz cards. Great for spot-checks that students know the various different components.
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Ecology, Environment, Cells and Living things Loop Game

Ecology, Environment, Cells and Living things Loop Game

This is a great game that matches questions about Ecology, the Environment, Cells and Living things to their answers-which are on other cards. Great for end of topic quizzes and for student's problem-solving skills. The above photograph shows more or less what the resource will look like when the game is complete and the cards are properly assembled into their loop. (This photograph is of another loop game – but same concept). This resource contains a pack of 30 cards, and is great for a class of 30 or less pupils. You can print the cards onto coloured paper and laminate them, you’ll only need 1 set per class. Each card has a question on the top and an unrelated answer at the bottom. The question at the top relates to an answer on a card elsewhere in the pack, and the answer on the bottom relates to a question elsewhere in the pack. This game is excellent because students need to be able to answer each question to be able to locate the answer on another card, and they need to understand and be able to work out what the question would be for a particular answer to locate the question. This is a subtle but effective way to teach students both content and exam technique: because the skill of knowing the answer in a test or quiz is never enough: they also need to be able to work out with what question the answer will be prompted. Have fun!
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Circuit components

Circuit components

This resource is very handy to quiz students on whether or not they know their circuit components. These are easy marks in exam papers, and yet many students throw these marks away because they cannot recognise the circuit parts. Print the pages out, align them, stick them back to back, and then cut out your very own set of quiz cards. Have fun!
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Five Kingdoms Card Sort

Five Kingdoms Card Sort

These picture cards help students to use the main characteristics of organisms to classify the organisms into each one of the 5 main kingdoms (animal, plant, fungi, prokaryote, protoctista) These will help to develop students’ problem solving skills and/or give them some independence in gaining some research skills. There are 25 cards in the pack. These cards can be used in various different ways: 1. In groups of 2 or 3, get students to sort the cards into one of the 5 Kingdoms. The fun is in working out which card goes into which kingdom, and getting them to argue it out. 2. Give each student a card and get them to do some research on the organism on the card. Answers are included on the final page. Have fun!
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MRS GREN / MRS NERG Life Processes Game

MRS GREN / MRS NERG Life Processes Game

This is a game that helps students remember the 7 Life processes, and what letter stands for and means in terms of function in the organism.. This can be used as a quick starter activity, or just pop one or two on a slide at the start or end of a lesson for a bit of a wrap up/recap of the processes. This is a game for 2 - 7 players. Each of the 7 life processes are on a card accompanied by a question. The instructions for the game are as follows: To play the ‘I am’ game, you need 7 or less players, each of whom receive a card (or more than 1 card). Player 1 will start and ask the question on their card. Another player will answer the question using the bold answer on the top of their card; the group will decide if the answer is correct, and then that player will read their question out. Repeat until all questions and answers are read out. Have fun!
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