Practical skills

Develop practical skills in the lab, including safety in the lab and key practical skills.

 

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How does science work?
A resource that acts as a scaffold to introducing KS3 students  … read more
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KS3 | Working scientifically | Published: 23/05/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Practical skills | Working scientifically – experimental skills and investigations | Working scientifically – scientific attitudes
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Investigation planning template
A simple template to help students structure their planning.  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Biology | Chemistry | Physics | Published: 03/04/2017 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Practical skills | Teaching templates
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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 | Applied Science | Investigations and project work | Working scientifically | Published: 02/01/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | First lessons | Practical skills
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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 | Chemistry | Working scientifically | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Practical skills | Working scientifically – experimental skills and investigations
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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 | Working scientifically | Published: 13/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | First lessons | Practical skills | Working scientifically – experimental skills and investigations
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Using a microscope
Perfect to use with year 7 in an introduction to using microscopes  … read more
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KS3 | Biology | Published: 24/04/2017 | From the resource collection(s): Transition | Cells (KS3) | Practical skills
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Measuring and calculating

Our interactive demonstration tools are perfect for measuring length, angles, volume, and temperature, or try our supersized classroom calculator for shared calculations.

 

Make and measure shapes and lines.

Measuring length and angles

 
A tool to support the teaching of capacity.

Measuring volume

 
Teach negative numbers with a range of thermometers.

Thermometer

 
A fully functioning calculator.

Calculator

 
Click and drag the line to create new angles.

Measuring angles

 

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