Results for "earth and atmosphere" (89)

Dissection and scientific drawing

This resource is designed to meet the specifications for the A-level practical endorsement in England (CPAC). However, it will make a valuable guide to dissection and scientific drawing of a flower for those following a variety of different specifications.

The ability to accurately observe, dissect and...

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Interest and depreciation

This task involves investigating various aspects of interest and depreciation, including compound interest and the effects of calculating  compound interest over different periods of time (e.g. monthly vs. weekly). The task requires a good understanding of calculation of percentages and substitution into...

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Budgeting and foreign exchange

This Core Maths resource contains teachers' notes, lesson plan and student handouts that explore budgeting and foreign exchange. The two topics can be combined into one large project or taught as two discrete tasks. 

There is a Powerpoint presentation of the tasks for classroom use, including possible...

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Exponential growth and decay

This package of Core Maths resources introduce students to exponential growth and decay by exploring exponential functions, compound interest for savings and depreciation of assets.

Exponential Growth and Decay: Teacher Guidance

This teacher guidance contains information including...

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Using and Abusing Percentages

This activity examines the use of percentages in research and the media. The examples used focus on the distinction between absolute and relative percentages and percentage changes. The need for improved education in the area of communication of risk is at the heart of this resource.

Using and...

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Stocks and Shares

In this activity students begin with a simple introduction to the stock market; calculating new prices for a variety of fictional shares based on daily percentage changes.

The task requires students to calculate simple percentage changes. A spreadsheet is provided for students to record their results which...

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Triangle tan product and sum

In this resource the side lengths of a triangle are given. The challenge is to find the ratio of the product of each of the tangents, divided by the sum of each of the tangents.

Each student worksheet contains a different triangle, but the answers all have something in common.

The solution involves...

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Festivals, Feasting and Animals at Stonehenge

This resource supports the teaching of instrumental analysis, including gas chromatography - mass spectrometry  (GS-MS) time of flight mass spectrometry, using the context of archaeology. This is done by relating the use of solvents, chromatography and mass spectrometry techniques to discoveries from the study of...

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Product analysis: impacts on people and the environment

This resource from Practical Action includes a presentation and worksheets which give Key Stage Three and Four students opportunities to understand more about the impact of existing and new products on people and the environment. The presentation is packed with useful activities to reinforce students' learning. The...

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Calculating arcs and areas of sectors in circles

This lesson develops the concept of finding areas of sectors. In particular students will:

  • Find perimeters, areas, and arc lengths of sectors using formulas
  • Find the relationships between arc lengths, and areas of sectors after scaling
  • Using radians

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