Elementary School biology lesson plans and activities: Plants

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GCSE Biology B1 - 6 mark model answers to exam style questions

GCSE Biology B1 - 6 mark model answers to exam style questions

Hand typed model answer booklet to longer questions - all chapters in GCSE Biology unit 1. Exam-style questions and mark scheme answer are written in continuous prose and based on other resources, textbook questions and past papers. Marked by teachers and structured based on examiner reports. Print this document and memorize to achieve full marks in extended writing questions. Contains answers to past paper questions based on AQA exam board. Content applicable to other examination boards including Edexcel, OCR and WJEC.

By ebrook_

GCSE Biology B2 - short model answers to exam style questions, by topic

GCSE Biology B2 - short model answers to exam style questions, by topic

Hand typed model answer booklet for all chapters in GCSE Biology unit 2. 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_

GCSE Biology B3 - short model answers to exam style questions, by topic

GCSE Biology B3 - short model answers to exam style questions, by topic

Hand typed model answer booklet for all chapters in GCSE Biology unit 3. 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_

Leaf Structure

Leaf Structure

Students paint the underside of a leaf and look at the stomata Whilst the nail varnish is drying the students will complete the worksheet.

By biscuitcrumbs

Making the Most of Photosynthesis

Making the Most of Photosynthesis

This lesson was designed for the AQA (9-1) GCSE Specification. It includes an engaging starter activity, videos and images (hydroponics structures from around the world including the Amazon HQ in Seattle, Singapore gardens and others) based on the use of hydroponics and a research article framework which looks great in books when printed in colour and completed correctly.

By joeshilly93

Food Security

Food Security

This lesson was designed for the AQA (9-1) GCSE Specification and was used as part of an Ofsted monitoring visit and received very positive feedback. It is a full lesson and includes engaging PowerPoint presentation an article to read as a class (literacy), an article framework for students to apply their knowledge and then an exam question and mark scheme which stretches knowledge into the use of GM crops but also acts as a source of assessment.

By joeshilly93

A digital version of the Year 8 Activate lesson B2-2.1 Photosynthesis

A digital version of the Year 8 Activate lesson B2-2.1 Photosynthesis

This resource contains a 7 slide theory lesson and a Keyword-search. The theory lesson contains an introductory three slides which are designed to form the basis of a discussion about how plants use sunlight energy to join together Carbon Dioxide molecules to make sugar (glucose).Slides number 4 summarises photosynthesis as an equation.Slide 5 introduces the xylem and stomata as the transport routes of the photosynthesis reactants into the leaf.Slide 6 introduces Chlorophyll as the sunlight energy trapping pigment.Slide 7 is a book-work reference.If you liked this lesson, please don't forget to review it and feel free to browse my shop where there are plenty more.

By activescience2017

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_

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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: Rythms and Plant Defences

GCSE Biology Revision: Rythms and Plant Defences

A fantastic GCSE Biology revision resource covering foundation and higher material based on rhythms and plant defences. 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

Flowering plant resources

Flowering plant resources

Resources to support work on the topic of flowering plants. Included are the following:1. A cut and stick activity on the life cycle of the flowering plant. Can be differentiated by removing the label instructions.2. Matching key words and functions worksheets on plant organs. Could be used for a homework or assessment task.3. Pollination and fertilisation storyboard for diagrams and explanation of the processes.

By dmcockerill

KS2 science practicals

KS2 science practicals

This booklet contains a list of lessons and equipment which you may be able to borrow from your local secondary school. The list comes from a school which is 11-16 (No A- level)Contacting the technician is the best place to start as they will know what equipment is being used in the next few weeks

By wheeler6

Science skills for year 6 and/ or year 7

Science skills for year 6 and/ or year 7

For year 6 students to teach them science skills, including how to carry out an experiment, hazard symbols, equipment names and how to draw them, table drawing etc. 10 weeks of lessons on PowerPoint and a booklet for them to use. Also useful for new year 7's first term in school.PLEASE CHANGE THE PICTURES AND NAME OF THE SCHOOL ON THE FIRST PAGE.

By wheeler6

NEW GCSE AQA B1 Cell structure and transport lessons 1-6

NEW GCSE AQA B1 Cell structure and transport lessons 1-6

This includes lessons 1-6 of the AQA B1 Cell structure and transport unit. It includes a PowerPoint for each lesson and resources that can be used alongside these. This can be used with the AQA student books and a few PowerPoints direct students to page numbers in these books, however alternative information can be provided instead. PowerPoints and resources for lower ability pupils are also included. For lesson 7-10 please search 'NEW GCSE AQA B1 Cell structure and transport lesson 7-10'. These have been uploaded separately as I couldn't fit them on the same upload.

By katie_willis05

NEW GCSE AQA B1 Cell structure and transport lessons 7-10

NEW GCSE AQA B1 Cell structure and transport lessons 7-10

This includes lessons 7-10 of the AQA B1 Cell structure and transport unit. It includes a PowerPoint for each lesson and resources that can be used alongside these. This can be used with the AQA student books and a few PowerPoints direct students to page numbers in these books, however alternative information can be provided instead. PowerPoints and resources for lower ability pupils are also included. For lesson 1-6 please search 'NEW GCSE AQA B1 Cell structure and transport lesson 1-6'. These have been uploaded separately as I couldn't fit them on the same upload.

By katie_willis05

Meristems & Transport Systems

Meristems & Transport Systems

Two short lessons, one on meristems and their structure and function, the other on plant transport systems. Both can be extended to take a full hour.

By CAllan1855

Fossils

Fossils

Lesson on fossils, including:mineral replacementcasts and moldstrace fossils

By CAllan1855

KS1 and KS2 Themes Bundle - Spelling  Board Game

KS1 and KS2 Themes Bundle - Spelling Board Game

Fun and exciting Spelling Board Game 15 different themes: World Countries, Dinosaurs, Rivers, Adverbs, Pirates, Circus, Landforms,Plants.... Enlarge A4 to A3 playing board Extra large playing board 89cm x 63cm (needs assembling), or use as a dazzling wall display Ticks all the curriculum learning objective boxes✔ Brilliant resource as a stimulating lesson opener, or as an eagerly awaited, last lesson of the day! Extremely valuable opportunity to enhance themed Vocabulary building Suitable for Year 3,4,5 Starter words game cards Blank spelling template to create your own words Certificate template for competition winners ✔✔ Absolutely something for everyone and every class

By pjmcc2

Living Things- Life Cycles

Living Things- Life Cycles

A great unit on Living Things, focussing on life cycles and changes.The unit looks at defining living and non-living things and naming and matching farm animal babies to their mothers. Also includes a study of the life cycles of butterflies, frogs and plants. Includes a student book what allows students to represent their personal growth and changes from birth and predict how they will change in the future.I hope you and your class find the pack both educational and engaging. The pack includes:*Living and Non-Living Poster*Living and Non-Living Sort*Living and Non-Living Worksheet* Mothers and Babies worksheet (3 differentiated worksheets)* Butterfly Life Cycle (Poster, sorting cards and differentiated worksheets)* Frog Life Cycle (Poster, sorting cards and differentiated worksheets)* Plant Life Cycle (Poster, sorting cards and differentiated worksheets)*Animal Life Cycle Report* ‘My Life Cycle’ book

By rachino

Science Christmas Quiz 2016

Science Christmas Quiz 2016

Christmas Quiz for use within Science lessons towards the end of term. There are 13 Quiz rounds to choose from (I usually have the folder open on the board and let one team at a time choose which round we do).There are several science based rounds, as well as some generic Christmas and music rounds.

By fosterpaul

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

Adaptations in animals and plants

Adaptations in animals and plants

Wordsearch for a starter on keywords for the lesson.This lesson looks at different adaptations in animals. Place adaptations around the room and then students design their own.

By sophieg27

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 - 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