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Cells, organs and systems (KS4)

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Xylem or phloem?
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Bioenergetics – word builder quiz
Click to slowly reveal the letters in three hidden keywords.  … read more
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Bioenergetics - quiz
A quick activity to revise bioenergetics. Complete with answers  … read more
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Bioenergetics – taboo
A biological version of the classic game, students describe keywords  … read more
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Bioenergetics - word puzzle
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Plant and animal cells
An introduction to plant and animal cells. Perfect for KS3 or  … read more
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The brain
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Bioenergetics - the response of the body to exercise
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RP Microscopy revision activities
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Bioenergetics – odd one out
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Metabolism
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Bioenergetics dominoes
A good activity to revise respiration and photosynthesis together.  … read more
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Limiting factors of photosynthesis
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Eye crossword
A quick starter activity for the 9-1 AQA GCSE Biology topic 4.5.2.  … read more
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The big question – how is respiration useful?
For use when first tackling 6 mark questions. Students first  … read more
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Writing to explain, like a scientist
Help students understand and write in an appropriate style in  … read more
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Enzyme structure and function
Introducing enzyme structure and function in four activities,  … read more
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Cells – revision ping-pong
A fun team revision game with questions and forfeits. Each team  … read more
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Cell transport dominoes
Great to use as a quick starter or revision activity. This was  … read more
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Cell structure dominoes
This card loop activity is designed to cover the most recent  … read more
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Bile and digestion
An activity that looks specifically at the production and function  … read more
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Enzymes in digestion
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Model investigation plan
A thorough plan for an enzyme experiment. Suggestions included  … read more
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Cell organelle card sort
Cut up the table and match the organelles with the correct diagram  … read more
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Describe and explain - enzyme graphs
A lesson to support literacy and to help students distinguish  … read more
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Coronary heart disease
This resource is for the new AQA Trilogy and Biology (4.2.2.4)  … read more
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Nervous system
A good introduction to the nervous system, receptors and stimuli,  … read more
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Active transport
Active transport can sometimes get glossed over. This resource  … read more
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Follow me cards – cells
This resource is a classic dominoes style activity- perfect for  … read more
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Diabetes and insulin - discovery timeline
Timeline of our understanding of diabetes and insulin from ancient  … read more
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Heat loss from the human body – interpreting a graph
Students use the information provided to interpret a graph.  … read more
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Respiration - discovery timeline
Timeline of our understanding of respiration from Galen to the  … read more
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Bring me ...
A revision quiz designed for AQA unit B3, but could be used as  … read more
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Enzymes - 4 activities
There are four activities centred around enzymes with a focus  … read more
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Blood groups
A set of 5 tasks helping students explore blood groups and blood  … read more
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Kidney structure and function
A work sheet with keywords designed to support student understanding  … read more
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Misconceptions about the heart
Students are given a range of common responses to a question  … read more
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Investigating enzymes
Student instruction sheets to use with the classic amylase and  … read more
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Enzyme graph analysis
A useful activity to teach students the skills involved with  … read more
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Modelling the heart
A straightforward activity in which students make a poster using  … read more
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The circulatory system
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Circulatory system
A series of tasks that explore the heart and circulation.  … read more
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Digestion
A set of short activities and questions to review digestion.  … read more
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Respiration circus
A fantastic introduction to respiration for GCSE students. In  … read more
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Digestive enzymes – dominoes
A differentiated class dominoes activity to check students'  … read more
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Malnutrition in developed and developing countries
A worksheet that helps students compare and contrast malnutrition  … read more
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Diet, lifestyle and obesity
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Enzymes revision
Use this as an information mat or a poster for enzyme revision.  … read more
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Bones – fractures and joints
A PowerPoint introduction to bones and fractures.  … read more
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Biology – keyword save or scrap?
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Osmosis
A series of activities to help students discuss and explore osmosis.  … read more
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Chromosomes, genes and DNA
This activity sheet can be used to introduce the topic of chromosomes,  … read more
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Equations – photosynthesis and respiration
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Photosynthesis and transport in plants – Hexbusters
Inspired by the old TV favourite game 'Blockbusters', our version  … read more
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Science in the news – living ear grown in lab
This activity looks at the possibility of growing organs in the  … read more
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What’s in our food? – food labels and additives
This resource helps students analyse food labels and gives them  … read more
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Cells and their specialisms
A flexible worksheet with four tasks based on the theme of cell  … read more
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Modelling the circulatory system
A resource that includes a quick starter labelling the circulatory  … read more
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Touch testing
An experiment to investigate which area of the skin is most sensitive.  … read more
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Respiration connections game
This game encourages pupils to think around the process of r  … read more
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Marking cells
Students take a critical look at some answers, marking them and  … read more
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Reflex arc starter
A labelling and cloze activity focsussing on the reflex arc.  … read more
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Protecting against disease
A set of tasks that can be used together or separately to explore  … read more
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Cells and organ systems – follow on cards
A challenging loop game where students match the question with  … read more
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The circulatory system – jigsaw
A colourful jigsaw to engage students with the circulatory system.  … read more
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The heart – questions
A set of questions that can be used with 'The Heart Jigsaw' or  … read more
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Heart jigsaw
A fun and colourful jigsaw to engage students with the heart.  … read more
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Kim's game – cells
A version of Kim's game in which students decide which keyword  … read more
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Science in the news – the islands with highest rate of MS in the world
The Health & Science feature from p.21 of The Week magazine (PDF)  … read more
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The circulatory system questions
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Movement of particles in and out of cells – follow on cards
A loop card game to test students knowledge of diffusion, osmosis  … read more
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Quick match – organ systems and life processes
This activity is an introduction to organ systems, linking them  … read more
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Remove the organs
This is a starter activity. Students have a list of organs.  … read more
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Circulatory system peer assessment
This resource helps students to review the cirulatory system.  … read more
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Blood vessels
A great starter activity. Statements are read out and pupils  … read more
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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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Sequences – organs and organ systems
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