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Zoom in on your genome

This video shows the various levels of DNA packaging and the four basic building blocks of DNA. it allows you to take a journey into the body to see where the genome is found and how DNA is packaged in the nucleus of the cell. The journey starts outside the body and takes you into the liver and a liver cell. You...

Aluminium

A Catalyst article about aluminium, a shiny silvery metal, which is extracted from its ore by electrolysis. Further addition of other metallic elements results in an alloy, which can be cast into various shapes using moulds. The article looks at the processes of extraction, casting, patterns, moulds and finishing...

Astronauts Leaping on the Moon

This footage, from Footagevault, documents the locomotion of humans on the moon under reduced gravity conditions. It can be used with Key Stage Three and Four students to start discussions about forces. This clip shows Apollo 17 astronaut Gene Cernan leaping towards the camera with great big kangaroo hops.

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ARKive Collection

ARKive is working with the world's best filmmakers, photographers, conservationists and scientists to create a multimedia guide to the world's endangered species. The materials in this collection are thus richly illustrated with images from the ARKive project. The ARKive materials help to raise awareness and...

Metacognition in the Primary Classroom

 

Current trends in education suggest that pupils should have more responsibility for their own learning, but how can they if they don’t understand the what, the why and the how? 
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How to use Differentiation in the Classroom: The Complete Guide: Volume 3

 

How to use Differentiation in the Classroom: The Complete Guide is the bestselling teacher toolkit giving classroom teachers everything they need to ensure their pupils make superb progress,...

How to use Bloom's Taxonomy in the Classroom: The Complete Guide: Volume 8

How to Use Bloom’s Taxonomy in the Classroom: The Complete Guide is your one-stop shop for improving the quality of the lessons, questions, activities and assessments you plan. Never before has there...

Visible learning: feedback

Feedback is arguably the most critical and powerful aspect of teaching and learning. Yet, there remains a paradox: why is feedback so powerful and why is it so variable? It is...

50 quick ways to stretch and challenge more-able students

How can we best stretch and challenge the thinking of our most-able students? What can we do to support those learners who are working at a level beyond their peers? As teachers, we know this is an...

Understanding how we learn: a visual guide

This accessible guide helps teachers to integrate effective, research-backed strategies for learning into their classroom practice. The book explores exactly what constitutes...

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