Remote lessons for key stage 3

Explore a range of free remotely-delivered lessons for students aged 11-14.

Taking part in these lessons is simple - children first watch and make notes on the video. Parents/carers can then download the worksheets and invite children to complete each of the activities provided, referring back to the video as they go. 

 

  • Acids and alkalis
     

    • Explore acids and alkalis, looking at the pH scale, indicators, reactions of acids and naming salts.

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      Remote lesson - alkalis and acids

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  • Anaerobic respiration
     

    • Includes equations for aerobic and anaerobic respiration, and a task to compare the two. 

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      Remote lesson - anaerobic respiration - ks3

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  • Balanced and unbalanced forces
     

  • Biology from home: animal classification and life cycles

    • An overview of the main aspects of classification and identification including methods to safely capture animals.

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      Remote lesson - Animal classification and life cycles - key stage 2

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  • Biology from home: behaviour and adaptation

    • An introduction to adaptation and behaviour in plants and animals, with a range of experiments to try at home.​

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      Remote lesson - behaviour and adaptation - key stage 2 and 3

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  • Biology from home: circle of life
     

  • Biology from home: communication and control

    • Introduction to the hormone and nervous systems


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      Remote lesson - communication and control - ks2/3

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  • Biology from home: digestion
     

    • Explore the process of digestion and how food travels through the body.


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      Remote lesson - digestion - key stage 2-3

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  • Biology from home: plant biology
     

    • An overview of germination, leaf structure, xylem and phloem, sexual reproduction and seed dispersal.

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      Remote lesson - Plant biology - key stage 2 and 3

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  • Biology from home: photosynthesis

    • An introduction to a sequence of 8 home biology lessons. Contains an introduction to photosynthesis with activities to try.

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       an introduction to plants and photosynthesis

       

  • Biology from home: your heart, lungs and blood

    • An introduction to the heart, lungs, the circulatory and breathing systems.


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      Remote lesson - your heart, lungs and blood - key stage 2 and 3

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  • Chemical reactions
     

    • Explore the different types of chemical reactions, their similarities and differences.

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      Remote lesson - chemical reactions - ks3

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  • Earth and atmosphere
     

    • Find out about the Earth, atmosphere and rocks.


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      Remote lesson - Earth and atmosphere - key stage 3

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  • Elements, compounds and mixtures

    • An overview of atoms, elements, compounds and mixtures and how they are made up.

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      Remote lesson - Elements, compounds and mixtures - key stage 3

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  • Energy changes in chemical reactions

    • Explore the different kinds of energy changes that take place during chemical reactions.

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      Remote lesson - energy changes in chemical reactions - ks3

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  • Extinction
     

    • An overview of extinction, including fossils and extinction events.


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      Remote lesson - extinction - key stage 3

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  • How sound is made
     

    • Explore how sound is made, including vibrations in the air.


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      Remote lesson - how sound is made - key stage 3

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  • Human body systems: digestion

    • An overview of digestion, covering excretion and the digestive system and explanations of enzymes gut bacteria, cells, tissue and organs.

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       digestion - an overview

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  • Light
     

    • Explore some of the properties of light. Refraction is used to explain the ability of a lens to focus light.

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      Remote lesson - physics light - key stage 3

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  • Magnetism
     

    • Explore magnetic fields, repulsion and attraction. as well as which metals are attracted to magnets.

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      Remote lesson - magnetism - ks3

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  • Particle model
     

    • Explore how the particle model can explain the properties and behaviour of solids, liquids and gases​.

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      Remote lesson - solids, liquids and gases - the particle model - key stage 3

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  • Periodic table
     

    • Explore the history of the Periodic Table and the information it contains.


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      Remote lesson - periodic table - key stage 3

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  • Reactivity series
     

    • Introduction to the reactivity series and displacement reactions​.


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      Remote lesson - the reactivity series - key stage 3

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  • Renewable and non-renewable energy

    • Explore how electricity can be generated using different energy resources and the advantages and disadvantages.

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      Remote lesson - renewable and non-renewable energy

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  • Solar System
     

    • Explore the structure of the Solar System with some activities.


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      Remote lesson - the solar system - key stage 3

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  • States of matter
     

    • Introduction to different states of matter and the processes of changing state.​


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      Remote lesson - states of matter - key stage 3

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  • Static electricity
     

    • A visual and practical demonstration of the causes and effects of static electricity.​

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      Remote lesson - static electricity - key stage 3

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  • Variation, natural selection and evolution

    • Discover species and mutation, compare selective and natural selection, and explore evolution.

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      Remote lesson - key stage 3 - variation, natural selection and evolution

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