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Chemistry of the atmosphere – true or false?New!
Students use their knowledge of the Earth's atmosphere by deciding  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 20/03/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Earth and atmosphere
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Work done – calculation sheetNew!
A matching activity where students link the problem to the correct  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 20/03/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Forces and motion
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Work done – what is the question?New!
Suitable for all achievers, including your struggling scientist.  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 20/03/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Energy (KS3)
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The human skeletonNew!
A KS3 resource to explain the structure and function of the skeleton.  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 11/03/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Skeletal and muscular systems
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Skeletal system – comprehensionNew!
A reading comprehension activity for lower ability Y7 students.  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 11/03/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Skeletal and muscular systems
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Current – picture it!New!
The resource includes everything needed for this activity including  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 11/03/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Electricity (KS3)
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Earth's resources – mulitple choiceNew!
A multiple choice activity to use as a check of students' un  … read more
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 04/03/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Materials and their uses
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Gravity and weightNew!
A series of activities to explore the relationship between mass,  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 04/03/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Forces and motion
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Atomic structure and bonding reviewNew!
A quick cloze activity for students to review their understanding  … read more
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KS4 | Chemistry | Published: 04/03/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Atomic structure and bonding
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Energy stores – matchingNew!
Students sort the types of energy stores and match with definitions  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 25/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Energy (KS3)
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Resistance worksheetNew!
This is aimed at lower ability Y9 students to get them to think  … read more
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KS3 | Physics | Published: 25/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Electricity (KS3)
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Recycling aluminium – task cards New!
A lovely standalone resource for KS3 higher achievers. Includes  … read more
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KS3 | Chemistry | Published: 25/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Materials and their uses
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Photosynthesis word challenge
The aim of this activity is to have fun making links between  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 18/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Plants
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Biodiversity and coral reefs
A lovely resource for a complete lesson to explore the importance  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 18/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Biodiversity
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20 ideas for a progressive practical curriculum
Twenty versatile ideas to help plan for a flexible and responsive  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Biology | Chemistry | Physics | Teaching templates and ideas | Published: 18/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching templates
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Extracting metal from ore – spot the mistake
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 series
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 recycling
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
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): Practical Action | Solar Challenge
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Introduction to forces
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 learners
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 – dominoes
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 crossword
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 mix
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 generators
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 resources
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 work
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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Skeletons
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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