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Extracting metal from ore – spot the mistakeNew!
This resource is suitable for kS3 middle to higher achievers.  … read more
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 11/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Materials and their uses
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Current and voltage in seriesNew!
This resource can be used to reinforce the key concept of current  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 11/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Electricity (KS3)
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Advantages and disadvantages of recyclingNew!
The resource contains a graphic (thought) organiser and a set  … read more
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 11/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Earth and atmosphere
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Solar Challenge - Practical Action New!
Set in rural Zimbabwe where few villages have access to mains  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 06/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Solar Challenge
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Introduction to forcesNew!
An introduction to forces for Y7. It provides a structure and  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 04/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Forces and motion
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20 ideas for supporting SEND learnersNew!
Ideas ranging from lesson structure to scaffolding learning,  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Biology | Chemistry | Physics | Published: 04/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching templates
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Photosynthesis – dominoesNew!
A classic dominoes resource to use in pairs or as a whole class  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 04/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Plants
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Sound waves crosswordNew!
A quick activity to recap the sound topic, answers included.  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 28/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Waves – sound
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Series circuits – pick and mixNew!
The resource has a choice of eleven activities of varying difficulty.  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 28/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Electricity (KS3)
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Transformers vs generatorsNew!
A resource that is suitable for higher tier Physics students  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 28/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Energy and electricity (KS4)
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Cartoon challenge – the Earth's resourcesNew!
Use as part of the Using Resources module to get students to  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 21/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Materials and their uses
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Photosynthesis group workNew!
This activity helps structure individual and group work around  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Biology | Published: 21/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Energy, environment and ecology (KS4)
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SkeletonsNew!
A useful resource looking at bones, joints, and muscles. The  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 21/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Human biology (KS3) | Skeletal and muscular systems
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Electromagnets – multiple choice
Use the multiple choice questions to check students understanding  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 14/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Electricity (KS3)
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Texting template
A simple activity sheet based around a text conversation. Individually  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Biology | Chemistry | Physics | Published: 14/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching templates
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Digestive system – organs
A useful resource to test understanding of the parts of the digestive  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 14/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Human biology (KS3)
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Wind power challenge – Practical Action
In this hands-on STEM challenge students look at different renewable  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 07/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Practical Action | Wind Power Challenge | Partnerships | Transition | Science club ideas
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Stop the spread – Practical Action
After investigating infectious diseases students use their STEM  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 07/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Practical Action | Stop the Spread | Partnerships | Transition | Science club ideas
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Squashed tomato challenge – Practical Action
How can you get tomatoes down a mountainside without squashing  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 07/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Practical Action | Squashed Tomato Challenge | Partnerships | Transition | Science club ideas
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Small is... challenge – Practical Action
Focused around a three metre long timeline (free on request -  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 07/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Practical Action | Small is Challenge | Partnerships | Transition | Science club ideas
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Science curriculum links - Practical Action
The science curricula in the UK offers real opportunities for  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 07/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Practical Action | Science Curriculum Links | Partnerships
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Plastics challenge – Practical Action
Students investigate the properties of plastics, look at how  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 07/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Practical Action | Plastics Challenge | Partnerships | Transition | Science club ideas
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Floating garden challenge - Practical Action
How do you grow food when your land floods? On a floating garden  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 07/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Practical Action | Floating Garden Challenge | Partnerships | Transition | Science club ideas
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Ditch the dirt – Practical Action
This hands-on STEM challenge set in Kenya enables students to  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 07/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Practical Action | Ditch the Dirt | Transition | Science club ideas
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Beat the flood – Practical Action
After looking at structures, then testing a variety of material  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 07/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Practical Action | Beat the Flood | Partnerships | Transition | Science club ideas
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20 ideas to improve teacher wellbeing in schools
A collection of practical and varied tips for helping to improve  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Teaching templates and ideas | Published: 20/12/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching templates
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Electromagnets – what is the question?
It is suitable for KS4 or higher KS3 students. Students are given  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Physics | Published: 19/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Electricity (KS3) | Energy and electricity (KS4)
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Introduction to kinetic theory
A structured introduction to particles and kinetic theory for  … read more
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 12/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Solids, liquids and gases (KS3)
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Advent calendar – tutor time
This festive calendar is designed for teachers to use with their  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Teaching templates and ideas | Published: 12/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Teaching ideas | Teaching templates
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Acids and bases cards
A set of cards with suggested activities such as grouping and  … read more
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 12/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Chemical reactions – acids and alkalis (KS3)
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Which equation?
A set of equation cards to hel[p students select the correct  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 29/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Energy and electricity (KS4) | Forces and motion | Maths skills
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Pick a question – template
A really simple but versatile idea for a plenary activity. Just  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Biology | Chemistry | Physics | Teaching templates and ideas | Published: 24/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching templates
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Magnets – multiple choice
A handy quiz to use as a plenary to check understanding of magnets  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 23/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Electricity (KS3)
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Compounds: what's the difference?
A great activity to unpick some of the rules around naming compounds  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 23/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Atoms, elements and compounds
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The skeleton and movement
There is a choice of two activities. Match the structures of  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 15/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Skeletal and muscular systems
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Reactivity series football draw
An imaginative extension task or starter when teaching and learning  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 15/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Patterns of reactivity
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Equation flashcards
This resource is a series of equations required for GCSE physics.  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 15/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Energy and electricity (KS4) | Forces and motion | Maths skills
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Cell starter
A starter or plenary activity which can be used to support students  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 08/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Cells (KS3)
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20 ideas for required practicals
Twenty teaching ideas to help support your students when tackling  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Chemistry | Physics | Teaching templates and ideas | Published: 08/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching ideas
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20 ideas for effective questioning
These 20 ideas suggest different ways to employ questions in  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Biology | Chemistry | Physics | Teaching templates and ideas | Published: 08/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching ideas | Teaching templates
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Physics formulae and calculations
This is as a handy reference resource to have available for students  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 01/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Energy and electricity (KS4) | Forces and motion | Maths skills
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Elements puzzle
Use as a starter or 'challenge' activity. Students have to sort  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 01/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Atoms, elements and compounds
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Cell assessment frame
An assessment template that can be used to allow students to  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 01/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Cells (KS3)
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Structure and bonding sequencing
Shuffle the cards and ask students to put them in a sensible  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 24/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Atomic structure and bonding
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Earth and space
A selection of resources for the Earth and Space topic, aimed  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 24/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Space physics (KS3)
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How to balance equations
A fantastic visual aid for showing the steps required in balancing  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 24/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Chemical reactions and energetics
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Cooling homework
This activity could be used for both KS3 and KS4. Students are  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Chemistry | Physics | Published: 17/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Solids, liquids and gases (KS3)
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Magnetism and electromagnetism puzzle
A quick revision activity!  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 17/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Energy and electricity (KS4)
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Pick a question - magnets
A really simple but versatile idea for a plenary activity. Students  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 17/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Electricity (KS3)
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The chemical numbers game
A fun and challenging activity in which students use their knowledge  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 10/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Atoms, elements and compounds
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Matter puzzle
Use with groups as a quick revision activity or starter to review  … read more
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 10/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Solids, liquids and gases (KS3)
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Atomic structure – spiral quiz
Perfect as a quick starter or revision activity. Students answer  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 10/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Atomic structure and bonding | Atoms, elements and compounds
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Xylem or phloem?
Students can use this activity to compare and contrast the structure  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 03/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Cells, organs and systems (KS4)
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Photosynthesis or respiration?
This resource is aimed at KS4 students to help them get to grips  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 03/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Energy, environment and ecology (KS4)
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Rate of reaction – crossword
Useful as a quick starter or plenary to check students' understanding.  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 28/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Chemical reactions and energetics
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Periodic table – information cubes
Get a class to make a set of cubes of the first 20 elements.  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 28/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): The Periodic Table
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20 ideas for transition
20 useful ideas for new tutors and subject teachers looking to  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 28/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Teaching ideas
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Separating mixtures crossword
A quick review exercise to check students' understanding of separating  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 20/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Atoms, elements and compounds
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Energy clock
A prompt exercise to get students to think about the energy their  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Physics | Published: 20/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Energy (KS3) | Human biology (KS3)
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Chemical concepts – links
This resource should help students start to make links between  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 20/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Atomic structure and bonding | Atoms, elements and compounds
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