Elementary School biology lesson plans and activities: Micro-organisms

Resources and ideas for biology, micro-organisms, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

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GCSE Biology Revision Resources

GCSE Biology Revision Resources

A set of fantastic revision resources that I will keep updating so stay tuned after buying!These self-made resources include exam-style questions on the topics listed on the titles of the resources and will help consolidate each topic before exams, Covers higher and foundation material so useful to both!Please do enjoy this bundle, saving 50%, and leave a positive review about the resources as this helps me know what you guys like and lets other users know what a good resource this is.I guarantee you will not be disappointed!

By kmachnik11

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GCSE Biology Revision: Vaccines and Antibodies

GCSE Biology Revision: Vaccines and Antibodies

A fantastic GCSE Biology revision resource covering foundation and higher material based on vaccines and antibodies. This worksheet includes two A4 pages worth of exam style questions that cover these topics very well and allow the student to revise and consolidate their knowledge on the topic.Leave a comment, review, and most importantly enjoy the resource!!Check out my other resources and bundles for cheaper bulk buys or fantastic math and science resources uploaded daily!

By kmachnik11

Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes

Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes

This is a full lesson based on the differences between prokaryotes and eukaryotes. It was designed for the new AQA (9-1) GCSE. Lesson includes a full presentation which goes through the lesson and has video links and interactive resources, a comparison table, a card sort of the differences and a size and scale card sort which I found to be very engaging when used in competition as a race.

By joeshilly93

Preventing Bacterial Growth and Antiseptics

Preventing Bacterial Growth and Antiseptics

I have used this lesson for both Edexcel's new GCSE and the new AQA (9-1) GCSE specification. It is a full investigation lesson and is reasonably interactive. Includes full PowerPoint presentation, data collection activity and results table for support and exam question and mark scheme for assessment.

By joeshilly93

Diseases Caused by Fungi and Protists

Diseases Caused by Fungi and Protists

This lesson was designed for the new AQA (9-1) GCSE specification. It includes a starter comprehension task about Rose Black Spot Fungus and then an engaging Article Framework about Malaria which looks great in exercise books when printed in colour and completed properly with facts and figures.

By joeshilly93

Bacterial Diseases

Bacterial Diseases

Parts of this lesson were sources from another TES source. The circus activity was designed by myself for the new AQA (9-1) GCSE specification and includes information about the bacterial diseases mentioned in the specification.

By joeshilly93

Health and Disease

Health and Disease

This lesson was used as an introduction to the Communicable Disease unit in the new AQA (9-1) GCSE specification but could easily be adapted to suit other exam boards. It is a full lesson including starter activities, activities to activate interest and an assessment activity about the interactions between diseases.

By joeshilly93

Rates of Decomposition

Rates of Decomposition

This lesson was designed for the AQA (9-1) GCSE specification and incorporates the Rates of Decomposition Required Practical. This is a full lesson and includes information on how to set up and carry out the investigation including a method sheet for students, a full PowerPoint with engaging video starter about decomposition of bodies and mummification.

By joeshilly93

GCSE Biology B1 - short model answers to exam style questions, by topic

GCSE Biology B1 - short model answers to exam style questions, by topic

Hand typed model answer booklet for all chapters in GCSE Biology unit 1. Exam-style questions and mark scheme answers simplified and ordered into topic/chapter order to make revision easier, based on other resources, textbook questions, and past papers. Contains 1 mark, 2 marks, 3 marks, 4 marks and 5 mark answers based on AQA exam board. Content applicable to other examination boards including Edexcel, OCR and WJEC.

By ebrook_

Microscopes (Using a microscope)

Microscopes (Using a microscope)

Ks3 (year 7/8) resource for using a Microscope. -Introduction lesson to Microscopes and cells.-Practical using simple school light microscopes. Easy lesson taught a million times never not been good and engaging, as a microbiologist this is my favourite lesson in KS3 it’s a lot of fun for student and just fun to teach.-Lesson 1 out of 5.-Been observed by Ofsted with this one on the old grading system got an outstanding, though mainly due to having the most perfect class ever been lucky enough to teach.Included- Lesson plan- Detailed PowerPoint with animations. Also contains all answers to worksheets. (29 pages).- All worksheets, starter to be done in back of books, main worksheet needed for practical and differentiated lower and higher ability (Worksheet to be printed back to back with space left to glue into books).- Interactive notebook slide for labelling microscope.- Laminated instructions worksheet for students on microscopes.- Only one plenary- Option of two starters.Aspects of National curriculum lesson covers (In varying detail):-Scientific attitudes, evaluate risks. -Experimental skills and investigations, use appropriate techniques, apparatus, and materials during fieldwork and laboratory work, paying attention to health and safety. -Structure and function of living organisms, including how to observe, interpret and record cell structure using a light microscope (next two lessons do cell structure this one is just familiarising students with new equipment).Please review if bought and check out my free resources, will upload rest of lessons out of 5, at least two will be free as are fairly generic (Studying plant and animal cells).

By riches1157

Sea Sponge Absorbency Lab Experiment

Sea Sponge Absorbency Lab Experiment

In this hands-on experiment, students attempt to find out which holds more: an artificial kitchen sponge or a natural sea sponge. Students make measurements and analyze the results using a formula.Students love it! They take it as a challenge to squeeze out as much water from the sponge as they can. In addition to hands-on science, they practice math skills by using a formula and calculating the average of their results.Materials needed: artificial sponges, natural sponges, balance, funnel, graduated cylinder, water, cup or beaker, calculatorMakes connections to NGSS Science Standards MS.ETS1 and MS.LS1Also aligns to Common Core Math Standards at various grade levels in the area of Expressions and Evaluations, including CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.EE.A.2:Write, read, and evaluate expressions in which letters stand for numbers.Topics: Invertebrates, Scientific Method, Laboratory Experiment, Sponges, Animals, Ocean, Water, Absorbency, Lab Report, Measurement, Life, Animal Kingdom, PoresTotal Pages: 4

By kimberlyfrazier126

KS3 complete glossaries

KS3 complete glossaries

These are the complete set of KS3 glossaries for Year7, 8 and 9.They can be used in conjunction with...Quick quiz templatesDefinition templatesQuiz quiz trade cardsSOLO hexagons

By wilko70

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KS3 and MYP assessment question Bank

KS3 and MYP assessment question Bank

It's a time to make your assessment papers. I am uploading SAT exam paperers questions include MYP science assessment to make your work easier and reduce your work load.You may download the files and set your exam paper in short time according to your LO's and students level.

By seemakhokher

KS3 Year 9 - Glossary

KS3 Year 9 - Glossary

Contains all the key words and definitions for the KS3 Year 9 science course. Best used in conjunction with Quick quiz sheets and definition sheets. Glossary also contains suggested SOLO linked revision strategies. Quick quiz sheet also incudes marking system so students can analyse their results to a greater depth. Students have found this resource and the others suggested invaluable in supporting their long term retention of key information.

By wilko70

GCSE Biology AQA - Quiz quiz trade cards

GCSE Biology AQA - Quiz quiz trade cards

Contains all the key words and definitions for the whole AQA KS4 Biology course. Includes those particularly for separate science (identified). Best used in conjunction with GCSE Biology AQA - complete glossary. Also supported Quick quiz sheets and definition sheets. All words are numbered on both the Quiz quiz trade cards and the glossaries themselves.Glossary also contains suggested SOLO linked revision strategies.Quick quiz sheet also incudes marking system so students can analyse their results to a greater depth.Students have found this resource and the others suggested invaluable in supporting their long term retention of key information. Great use as a starter activity - simply provide each student with a card on entry to the class and then get them to pair up, quiz each other, swap cards and then move to another partner. Can also be used mid way through a lesson as a break activity.Alternatively students can use the cards to quiz each other in groups of four or place cards down on the table and only turn over if they can either recall the definition or the word corresponding to the information on the reverse.

By wilko70

GCSE Biology AQA - Quick quiz template

GCSE Biology AQA - Quick quiz template

This is a scaffold for providing students with regular no-stakes testing of their Biology glossaries. As such it is best used in conjunction with the GCSE Biology AQA Glossaries. It is best printed A3 size; 2 per page and back to back. It also includes my own marking system codes to allow students to fully analyse their own performance. To reduce the stakes to zero then results should not be collected. This allows students to maximise their long term retention.I have use this type of resource with great effect at KS3, 4 and 5 with small adaptations to suit the relevant glossaries. Excellent method for developing long term retention.

By wilko70

GCSE Biology AQA - Complete glossary

GCSE Biology AQA - Complete glossary

Contains all the key words and definitions for the whole AQA KS4 Biology course. Includes those particularly for separate science (identified). Best used in conjunction with Quick quiz sheets and definition sheets. Also supported by Quiz quiz trade cards. All words are numbered on both the Quiz quiz trade cards and the glossaries themselves.Glossary also contains suggested SOLO linked revision strategies.Quick quiz sheet also incudes marking system so students can analyse their results to a greater depth.Students have found this resource and the others suggested invaluable in supporting their long term retention of key information.

By wilko70

GCSE Biology AQA - SOLO hexagons

GCSE Biology AQA - SOLO hexagons

Contains all the key words and definitions for the whole AQA KS4 Biology course. Includes those particularly for separate science (identified). Best used in conjunction with GCSE Biology AQA - complete glossary. Also supported Quick quiz sheets and definition sheets. All words are numbered on both the SOLO hexagons, Quiz quiz trade cards and the glossaries themselves.Glossary also contains suggested SOLO linked revision strategies.Quick quiz sheet also incudes marking system so students can analyse their results to a greater depth.Students have found this resource and the others suggested invaluable in supporting their long term retention of key information. Students can work in groups to arrange the hexagons into interlocking patterns. They should be encouraged to justify their links, A further activity is to give 2 random numbers and students have to explain how they link from one word across to another.Can also be used as a memory style game.

By wilko70

GCSE Science AQA - Complete glossaries

GCSE Science AQA - Complete glossaries

This contains all the glossaries for the AQA Scheme - Biology, Chemistry and Physics. It includes all the separate science words which are clearly identified, All words and definitions are numbered.These can be used in conjunction with the following resources...Quick quiz templatesDefinition templatesSOLO hexagonsQuiz quiz trade cardsThe same numbering system is used for the hexagons and quiz quiz trade cards.

By wilko70

GCSE Science AQA - Quiz quiz trade cards

GCSE Science AQA - Quiz quiz trade cards

Full set of Biology, Chemistry and Physics Quiz quiz trade cards for the GCSE AQA scheme.These can be utilised with the following...GlossariesQuick quiz templatesDefinition templatesSOLO hexagonsAll definitions are numbered accordingly - this is the same across the glossaries, hexagons and quiz quiz trade cards

By wilko70

Quick quiz templates

Quick quiz templates

Contains the quick quiz templates for Biology, Chemistry and Physics.Best used in conjunction with the following resources...GlossariesQuiz quiz trade cardsSOLO hexagonsDefinition templates

By wilko70

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KS3 Unit of Work - Microbes, Inheritance and Health

KS3 Unit of Work - Microbes, Inheritance and Health

A whole series of 22 lessons, fully resourced with engaging PowerPoints.Includes revision activities and a 'Big Assessment'.Includes Equipment lists and Precise Learning Objectives for each lesson.(See sample materials from mdn3 for lesson style and quality)Lesson 1: Genetic InheritanceLesson 2: Environmental InfluencesLesson 3: Natural SelectionLesson 4: Selective BreedingLesson 5: CloningLesson 6: SmokingLesson 7: AlcoholLesson 8: Drugs Market Stalls ActivitiesLessons 9 and 10: Caffeine and Reaction Time InvestigationLesson 11: Healthy Diet and DCPIP ExperimentLesson 12: BonesLesson 13: Sporting ActivitiesLesson 14: Antagonistic MusclesLesson 15: Growing MicroorganismsLesson 16: Defences and TransmissionLesson 17: Antibiotics and ResistanceLesson 18: ImmunityLessons 19 and 20: Vaccines and MMR Lesson 21: RevisionLesson 22: End of Topic Test

By mdn3

Cambridge Checkpoint Science Paper 2_Biology

Cambridge Checkpoint Science Paper 2_Biology

This worksheet is a compilation of Biology questions for Cambridge Checkpoint Science paper 2 with mark scheme. It cover all the topics of Biology for KS 3 and it is designed to enable teachers of Science prepare their students adequately for any KS 3 Science exam, and also serve as Biology question bank for KS 3. The beauty of this worksheet is that it contains the mark scheme for pair and self-assessment, hence, students can use it for personal studies.

By okorodudujk

KS4 AQA New 2016 B5 L1 Health and disease

KS4 AQA New 2016 B5 L1 Health and disease

This resource has a PPT for Higher Tier covering the new AQA specification for B5 Communicable diseases. This is the 1st lesson in the topic and covers Health and Disease. Each slide has the lesson objective at the top and at the bottom the learning outcomes as well as key words. Includes:Connect task - pupils define what it means to be healthy.Think, pair and share activity - pupils use picture to describe what makes us illPupils write definitions for communicable and non communicable diseases and explain how other factors can affect health.Pupils organise diseases into communicable and non communicableWhiteboard quiz - different diseasesLinking task - Data analysis tasks - pupils analyse different graphsDemonstrate - pupils complete worksheet6 mark question - Explain how the interactions between different types of diseases can affect the prevalence of a disease around the world Plenary - pupils explain why communicable diseases are more of a problem in third world countries and why non communicable diseases are more prevalent in developed countriesFurther resources from the same author can be found athttps://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sachaclokey

By sachaclokey

Cambridge Checkpoint Science Paper 2

Cambridge Checkpoint Science Paper 2

This worksheet is a compilation of Science questions for Cambridge Checkpoint Science paper 2 with mark scheme. It cover all the topics of Science for KS 3 and it is designed to enable teachers of Science prepare their students adequately for any KS 3 Science exam, and also serve as Science question bank for KS 3. The beauty of this worksheet is that it contains the mark scheme for pair and self-assessment, hence, students can use it for personal studies.

By okorodudujk