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The skeleton and movementNew!
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 drawNew!
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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Cell starterNew!
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 practicalsNew!
Twenty teaching ideas to help support your students when tackling  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Chemistry | Physics | Teaching templates and ideasPublished: 08/10/2018 | 
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20 ideas for effective questioningNew!
These 20 ideas suggest different ways to employ questions in  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Biology | Chemistry | Physics | Teaching templates and ideasPublished: 08/10/2018 | 
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Physics formulae and calculationsNew!
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 puzzleNew!
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 frameNew!
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 sequencingNew!
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 spaceNew!
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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Balancing equationsNew!
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 homeworkNew!
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 puzzleNew!
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 - magnetsNew!
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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Teaching idea – solar power survey
A practical idea to use with an able key stage 3 class. It could  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 16/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Energy (KS3)
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Percentage mass questions
This resource can be used for key stage 3 and GCSE chemistry.  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 16/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Atoms, elements and compounds | Quantitative chemistry
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Polymers – multiple choice
Perfect for a starter to revise polymers, particularly suitable  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 16/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Organic chemistry (incl. fuels)
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Revision checklist – the reactivity series
Can be used as an introduction, for AFL, as an alternative to  … read more
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Chemistry | Published: 30/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Patterns of reactivity
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Motion graphs revision
Written for the AQA GCSE Physics specification (8463), this worksheet  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 30/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Forces and motion
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Changing states
A group activity to get students modelling changes of state and  … read more
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 30/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Solids, liquids and gases (KS3)
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IVF – in vitro fertilisation
A worksheet summarising the process of IVF and its advantages  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 23/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Inheritance, reproduction and evolution (KS4)
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Alcohols - spiral quiz
A quick quiz to check students knowledge of alcohols.  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 23/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Organic chemistry (incl. fuels)
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Acceleration starter
This could be used as a starter to introduce the acceleration  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 23/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Forces and motion
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Gravity
A worksheet that explores the relationship between mass, weight  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 16/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Forces and motion
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Chemistry checklist – AQA 4.1.2 and 4.1.3
The checklist can be used as an introduction, for AFL, to skip  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 16/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Patterns of reactivity | The Periodic Table
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Alpha and beta decay equation practice
Suitable for GCSE Physics students who will all benefit from  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 16/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Radioactivity
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Getting to know each other
Activities to help students get to know each other and the best  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Chemistry | Physics | Published: 09/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | First lessons | Teaching templates
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Genetics crossword
A quick starter crossword to test students knowledge of some  … read more
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KS4 | Biology | Published: 09/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Inheritance, reproduction and evolution (KS4)
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Angular measures in degrees
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KS4  | Published: 09/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Maths skills
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Spin the wheel!
Add your own keywords and instructions to this template. Spin  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Biology | Chemistry | Physics | Published: 02/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching templates
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Organic chemistry – alcohols and carboxylic acids
A multiple choice quiz about alcohols and carboxylic acids.  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 02/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Organic chemistry (incl. fuels)
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Genes – spin the wheel!
A great and adaptable idea. Click to spin the wheel and get students  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Biology | Published: 02/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Inheritance, reproduction and evolution (KS4)
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Skeletal muscular system – puzzles
A set of four puzzles - perfect as a revision and review activity.  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 25/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Skeletal and muscular systems
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Giant crossword – organisms
Use as a revision activity for the 'Organisms' unit.  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 25/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Human biology (KS3)
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Changes in energy calculations
A challenging workout for students. They will need to recall  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 25/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Forces and motion
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The digestive system puzzle
Perfect as a revision activity at the end of the digestion unit.  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 18/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Human biology (KS3)
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Series and parallel circuits
Give students lots of practice working out resistance, current  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 18/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Energy and electricity (KS4)
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Growth mindset resource
A resource written for us by Mike Gershon. An exploration of  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Biology | Chemistry | Physics | Published: 18/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching templates
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Who am I – solid, liquid or gas?
An activity for KS3 (or lower attaining KS4), perfect for checking  … read more
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 11/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Solids, liquids and gases (KS3)
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What's the state?
KS3 activity for determining the state of substances at different  … read more
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 11/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Solids, liquids and gases (KS3)
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Resistors, LDRs, thermistors and diodes
Useful as a revision worksheet to check students understanding.  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 04/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Energy and electricity (KS4)
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Physics units match up (paper 2)
Use as a quick revision activity of common units used.  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 04/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Forces and motion
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Organic chemistry - hydrocarbons
Check understanding with this multiple choice quiz.  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 04/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Organic chemistry (incl. fuels)
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Odd one out – template
A time-saving template for a game. Add keywords or short statements  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Biology | Chemistry | Physics | Published: 29/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching templates
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Planning an investigation – plenary
Adaptable plenary for a lesson based on planning an investigation.  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Biology | Chemistry | Physics | Published: 29/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching templates
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Elements, compounds and mixtures
This could be used to introduce elements, compounds and mixtures  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 29/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Atoms, elements and compounds
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Plant and animal cells puzzle
A great revision workout of the cells topic!  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 29/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Cells (KS3)
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Literacy tasks in science
Year 7 and 8 literacy homework tasks to guide students when tackling  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 21/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Literacy skills | Literacy in science
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How do you measure?
A basic summary resource designed to get students thinking about  … read more
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KS4 | Physics | Published: 21/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Maths skills | Working scientifically – measurement
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