Teaching

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  • Sense and response
    During lockdown I’ve had time to prepare lots of lesson plans and resources. This one has had lots of positive feedback from colleagues and requests that I share it, so that’s what I’m doing. This les …
  • Lesson – Sense and response
    Organisms have to react to change in their environment (both internal and external) to stay alive. This online lesson was written for GCSE science students. The lesson is suitable for combined science …
  • Videos – Sense and response
    I’ve put together a selection of YouTube clips that illustrate how organisms sense changes and respond to them. Watch a couple, or three, or all… and have a think about the questions I have posed. Thi …
  • Mitosis
    The phases of mitosis – where eurcaryote cells (that’s animals, plants, fungi… but not bacteria and the other prokaryotes) divide to create two identical copies of themselves can be tricky to remember …
  • Games in science lessons
    Games are a valuable tool the can help embed models, linking the domain of the observed/real to the domain of the unseen/theoretical. They break up a lesson, encourage participation and allow children …

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