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Biology Chemistry Physics

Biology:

AQA Biology Unit 1

Balanced diet, poor diets, metabolic rate, health problems caused by diet, heart disease, obesity, microbes, disease, antibodies and the role of white blood cells, antibiotics, fighting disease, painkillers, the spread of infection, using agar plates, the work of Simmelweiss, the nervous system, nervous reactions, conscious and reflex actions, nerve cells, synapses, homeostasis, fertility, birth control pills, IVF, plant growth, plant hormones, researching drugs, thalidomide, placebos, illegal drugs, steroids, adaptation, extreme environments, competition, extinct species, endangered species, pollution indicators, measuring environmental changes, biomass, food chains, pyramids of biomass, energy flow in a food chain, recycling organic matter, the carbon cycle, variation, sexual reproduction, genes and chromosomes, DNA, asexual reproduction, cloning plants and animals, genetic engineering, evolution, natural selection, Darwin and Lamarck and their views on the mechanism of evolution.

83 slides

AQA Biology Unit 2

Use this slideshow to help you teach the Biology Unit 2 unit from the 2011 GCSEs. It covers: typical animal and plant cells, bacteria and yeast, specialised cells, diffusion, cells, tissues, organs and systems, how the stomach works, the digestive system, plant tissue, photosynthesis, what plants do with the glucose, limiting photosynthesis, common nutrients, taking samples from the environment, factors affecting organisms' growth, enzymes, using enzymes in digestion, bile and the liver, different uses for enzymes in industry, respiration, word equations for respiration, how the energy is used, the effect of exercise, anaerobic respiration, modern genetics and the work of Mendel, mitosis and meiosis, sexual reproduction and how it encourages variation, stem cells, how genes determine sex, monohybrid cross diagrams, determining eye colour and inheritance of diseases such as cystic fibrosis and polydactyly, family pedigree charts, fossil records, extinction of species, how geographic isolation leads to new species.

68 slides

AQA Biology Unit 3

Use this slideshow to help you teach the Biology Unit 3 module. It covers: diffusion, osmosis, sports drinks, active transport, diffusion in the villi and lungs, the respiratory system, ventilation, artificial ventilation, root hair cells, leaf structure, water loss and the role of stomata, the circulatory system, how the heart works, double circulation, arteries, veins and capillaries, heart disease, mending the heart, the four parts of blood, xylem and phloem, transpiration, homeostasis, kidneys and how they work, dialysis, kidney transplants, controlling body temperature, controlling blood sugar levels, diabetes, population growth, pollution, water pollution, deforestation, the greenhouse effect, biogas, food chains, energy flow through a food chain, sustainable development.

63 slides

Chemistry:

AQA Chemistry Unit 1

Atomic structure, mass and atomic number, electron structure, the periodic table, the alkali metals, the Noble gases, compounds, an introduction to ionic and covalent bonding, balancing equations, conservation of mass in reactions, limestone, thermal decomposition of carbonates, properties of metals, extraction of metals, the transition metals, making iron stronger, making steel, alloys, electrolysis, extracting and purifying copper, extracting aluminium, other ways of extracting metals from soil, phytomining, bioleaching, crude oil, hydrocarbons, fractional distillation, alkanes, fossil fuels, disposal of plastics, ethanol, cracking, alkenes, testing for alkenes, general formula of alkenes, monomers and polymers, biodegradable carrier bags, energy content of food, vegetable oils, extracting plant oil, saturated and unsaturated fats, emulsions, emulsifiers, the structure of the Earth, tectonic plates, plate movements, the Earth's atmosphere, evolution of the atmosphere, the Primordial Soup theory, carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, separating air using fractional distillation.

88 slides

AQA Chemistry Unit 2

Over 80 slides to help you teach the AQA 2011 Chemistry Unit 2 unit! This slideshow covers: compounds, balancing equations, electron structure revision, ionic and covalent bonding, ions, different ways of drawing covalent bonds, structure of metals, delocalised electrons, giant ionic structures and their properties, dissolving ionic substances, giant covalent structures such as diamond, graphite and silicon dioxide, fullerenes, understanding conductivity, metals and alloys, smart alloys, polymers, the structure of plastics, thermosetting and thermosoftening plastics, nanotechnology and some examples of its uses, atomic structure revision, isotopes, atomic mass, relative formula mass, definition of a mole, chromatography, gas chromatography, calculating percentage mass, calculating empirical formulae, calculating the mass of a product in a reaction, percentage yield, reversible reactions, rates of reaction, catalysts, measuring the rate of a reaction, graphs for the rate of a reaction, endothermic and exothermic reactions, the pH scale, acids and alkalis, neutralisation reactions, forming salts, electrolysis, redox reactions in electrolysis, balancing half equations, electroplating, electrolysis of salt water, extracting aluminium.

85 slides

AQA Chemistry Unit 3

This slideshow covers all of the content from the AQA Chemistry 3 unit, including: the structure of the atom, facts about the Periodic Table, how the table has developed over the years, the alkali metals, and their properties and reactivity, the transition metals, the halogens and their properties and reactivity, displacement reactions of halogens, hard and soft water, temporary hard water, removing hardness, adding fluoride to water, burning fuels to release energy, endothermic and exothermic reactions, energy level diagrams, bond energies, hydrogen fuel cells, flame tests, testing for metal ions, testing for carbonates, testing for other ions, titration, titration equations, reversible reactions, making ammonia, the Haber Process, alcohols, carboxylic acids, esters and their preparation.

73 slides

Physics:

AQA Physics Unit 1

Particle theory revision, heat and temperature, conduction, convection and radiation, putting heat transfer into use, evaporation, rate of heat transfer, heat loss in animals, heat loss from houses, house insulation, U values, specific heat capacity, energy efficiency, types of energy, the law of the conservation of energy, energy changes, efficiency, Sankey diagrams, energy and power, calculating the cost of electricity, reading electricity meters, fuels, pollution, nuclear power, start up times, comparison of non-renewable and renewable energy sources, biomass, carbon capture, wind power, tidal and wave power, hydroelectricity, matching supply and demand, solar panels, thermal towers, geothermal energy, solar power, the National Grid, underground and overhead power lines, waves, amplitude, frequency and wavelength, transverse and longitudinal waves, the electromagnetic spectrum, the wave equation, how sound travels, transmitting information, reflection, the Big Bang theory, red shift.

86 slides

AQA Physics Unit 2

Over 160 slides to teach the AQA Physics Unit 2 module, including: balanced and unbalanced forces, air resistance, resultant force, F=ma, calculating speed, distance-time graphs, speed vs velocity, circular motion and velocity, calculating acceleration, velocity-time graphs, stopping distances, terminal velocity, velocity-time graph for a skydiver, weight and mass, extending a spring, force-extension graph for a spring, calculating work done, calculating energy and power, gravitational potential energy, kinetic energy, momentum, using the conservation of momentum in collisions and explosions, car safety features, static electricity, electric current, calculating charge, circuit symbols, determining voltage and current in series and parallel circuits, calculating resistance, current-voltage graphs for resistors, bulbs and diodes, using thermistors and LDRs in practical applications, using an oscilloscope, DC and AC, wiring a plug, different types of wire and insulation, fuses, earth wires, circuit breakers, determining fuse values, the structure of the atom, Rutherford scattering, isotopes, radioactivity, ionisation, background radiation, alpha, beta and gamma radiation and what they are, changes in mass and atomic number, blocking radiation using aluminium and lead, deflecting radiation using electric and magnetic fields, using radioactivity in tracers and smoke detectors, half life, radioactive decay graphs, nuclear fission, chain reactions, nuclear power stations, nuclear fusion in stars, the life cycle of a star (including nebulae, protostars, main sequence stars, white dwarfs, neutron stars and black holes).

165 slides

AQA Physics Unit 3

This slideshow covers the triple science Physics 3 unit and includes: using X-rays, ultrasound and how it works, calculating distances using ultrasound, comparing X-rays with ultrasound, refraction, how lenses work, drawing ray diagrams, converging and diverging lenses, refractive index, how the eye works, using lenses to correct vision, critical angles, using lasers in surgery, finding the centre of mass, stability, turning moments, pressure, hydraulics, circular motion, centripetal force, the motor effect, electromagnetic induction, how transformers work, switch mode transformers.

67 slides