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Scalar and vector quantities
This resource is a gentle introduction to scalars and vectors.  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 03/10/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Forces and interactions
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The circulatory system
A useful resource to help students answer an extended response  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Literacy across the curriculum | Published: 12/01/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Organisation – circulatory system
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W3L2 Desalination
In this lesson students explore the water cycle and how fresh  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 17/09/2015 | From the resource collection(s): AQA biomimicry pack
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3.2 Desalination
This activity is part of a lesson in which students explore the  … read more
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 | Published: 26/05/2015 | From the resource collection(s): AQA biomimicry pack
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Transition metals
A series of activities to explore the transition metals. Includes  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 24/02/2015 | From the resource collection(s): The Periodic Table
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Alpha, beta, gamma radiation
An interactive activity for the IWB in which students sort statements  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 06/01/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Radioactivity
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Learning grid for nerves and hormones
This learning grid provides 36 words/phrases connected with the  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 19/11/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Homeostasis
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Learning grid for interdepence and adaptations
A revision learning grid of 'interpendence' keywords and phrases.  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 19/11/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Ecology – ecosystems
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Equations – photosynthesis and respiration
Use this interactive activity to show students the relationship  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Biology | Published: 27/08/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Bioenergetics | Bioenergetics - respiration | Bioenergetics – photosynthesis | Photosynthesis
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Niches and the role of variation
Students identify the niches for six beetles using the information  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 12/06/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Ecology (KS3)
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Capturing creatures
How do ecologists capture animals? A quick interactive starter.  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 30/04/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Ecology (KS3)
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Naming salts
This resource provides instructions and practise on naming salts.  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 12/03/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Chemical changes – reactions of acids
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Which part of the EMS?
In this starter activity students decide which part of the EMS  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 26/02/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Waves - electromagnetic
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What am I?
A worksheet to use to assess lower ability students prior un  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 15/01/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Ecology (KS3)
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Conservation and biodiversity
A bumper resource looking at the issues surrounding conservation  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 08/01/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Ecology – biodiversity and human interaction
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Label the cells
A quick and simple interactive activity to use with a class.  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 30/10/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Cells
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Genetic cross diagrams
Flip, click and drag tiles to construct genetic diagrams. Use  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 23/10/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Reproduction
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Modelling the circulatory system
A resource that includes a quick starter labelling the circulatory  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 30/08/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Organisation – circulatory system
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Respiration connections game
This game encourages pupils to think around the process of r  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 20/06/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Bioenergetics - respiration
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Wave starters
Two starters to help students recall different regions of the  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 06/06/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Waves in air, fluids and solids
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Elements and symbols
A simple activity in which students use the periodic table to  … read more
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 30/05/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Elements | Atoms, elements and compounds
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Purification of rock salt - separation of a physical mixture
Sequence the diagrams to show the process of extracting salt  … read more
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 16/05/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Separating mixtures | Pure and impure substances
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Reflex arc starter
A labelling and cloze activity focsussing on the reflex arc.  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 16/05/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Nervous system
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Our place in the Universe
A colourful hand drawn diagram to use with pupils who are studying  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 16/05/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Space physics (KS3)
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Camel adaptations
A worksheet which asks students to think about the extreme conditions  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 02/05/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Ecology (KS3)
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Reactivity series and displacement reactions
A worksheet that tests students confidence with the reactivity  … read more
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 16/04/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Metals and non-metals | Chemical reactions and energetics | Patterns of reactivity
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Physical change
A worksheet exploring changes of state. There is an interactive  … read more
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 13/03/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Solids, liquids and gases (KS3)
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Speed and acceleration equations
A set of movable tiles to use as an aid when teaching students  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 27/02/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Forces and motion
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Inheritance – question hunt
A versatile resource that can be used as a simple quiz or as  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 11/01/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Reproduction
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Crude oil – fractional distillation
Straightforward cut and paste worksheet summarising the fractionating  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 11/01/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Organic chemistry
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Laboratory equipment
Two tasks which can be used together or separately. The first  … read more
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 02/01/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | First lessons | Practical skills
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Evolution and reproduction – mini stack games
A quick starter revision activity for evolution and reproduction.  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 02/01/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Genetics and evolution
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Magnets – true or false?
A quick starter or plenary to explore understanding of magnets  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Magnetism | Electricity (KS3)
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Science in the news – Britain's ash trees
The Talking points feature from p.25 of The Week magazine (PDF)  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Science in the news | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Ecology – ecosystems
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Using a Bunsen burner
A straightforward labelling and cloze activity to reinforce the  … read more
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | First lessons | Practical skills
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The globe and seasons
An interactive labelling activity to review students' knowledge  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Space physics (KS3)
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Electricity equations
A set of movable tiles to use as an aid when teaching students  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Electricity -current, potential difference, resistance | Electricity revision | Physics equations
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Punnett square
An interactive Punnett square including some problems on monohybrid  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Reproduction
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Fit and healthy – question hunt
A versatile resource that can be used as a simple quiz or as  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Biology | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Human biology
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Making a food groups disc – independent task
Based on 'a balanced diet' and healthy eating, this PowerPoint  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Biology | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Human biology
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Interactive pH scale
An eyecatching interactive tool for students to drag coloured  … read more
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Chemical reactions – acids and alkalis (KS3)
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Organs and organ systems
A worksheet with three activities. Students label the organs,  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Human biology
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Electromagnetic spectrum – correct or incorrect?
This resource makes a good starter, plenary or revision exercise  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Waves - electromagnetic
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Reproduction and inheritance – question hunt
A versatile resource that can be used as a simple quiz or as  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Reproduction, inheritance and selection (KS3)
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Blood vessels
A great starter activity. Statements are read out and pupils  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Organisation – circulatory system
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Remove the organs
This is a starter activity. Students have a list of organs.  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Organisation – principles
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Sequences – organs and organ systems
This starter, plenary or revision activity that allows students  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Organisation – principles
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Cells, tissues and organs odd one out
This activity encourages students to think about cells, organs  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Organisation – principles
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Divide the cell
A quick starter or plenary where students sort statements related  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Cell division | Reproduction
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Connect 4 – genetics and inheritance
Students make groups of four keywords from genetics, cell division  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Genetics and evolution
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Comparing elements, compounds and mixtures
An activity where students complete sentences to consolidate  … read more
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Atoms, elements and compounds | Pure and impure substances
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Food tests for Applied Science
A starter, plenary or revision match-up activity. Which test  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Biology | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Organisation – digestive system
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Cracking the code!
A resource to revise or refresh students' minds about simple  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Atomic structure
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What does each cell do?
Match the type of cell with its role and particular adaptation.  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Cells | Transition | Cells | First lessons
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Odd one out – Earth and space
Students choose the odd one out from groups of keywords from  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Space physics (KS3)
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New hazard symbols
An up to date resource that allows students to explore the meaning  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Biology | Chemistry | Physics | Working scientifically | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Practical skills
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Odd one out – rocks
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Earth and atmosphere
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