Science Differentiation in Action

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Science Differentiation in Action: Practical Strategies for Adapting Learning and Teaching in Science for Students with Diverse Needs and Abilities'

This resource pack, of which two copies have previously been sent to all post-primary schools, includes worksheets, activities and ideas that teachers can use directly in the classroom. A wide range of junior certificate science topics are included. This resource also includes a CD of interactive quizzes and PowerPoint presentations.

Below are all the sections of the publication divided up into separate downloadable PDF documents.

Section 1 - Introduction

1.1 Introduction

Section 2 - Lesson Plans

2.1 Safety - Lesson Plan
2.1.Safety Intro - Presentation
2.1 Safety Quiz - Presentation

2.2 Balanced Diet - Lesson Pan
2.2 Balanced Diet Intro - Presentation

2.3 Digestive System - Lesson Pan
2.3 Digestive System Intro - Presentation

2.4 Respiration - Lesson Pan
2.4 Respiration Intro - Presentation

2.5 Living Things - Lesson Pan
2.5 Living Things Quiz - Presentation

2.6 Cells - Lesson Pan
2.6 Cells Intro - Presentation

2.7 States of Matter - Lesson Pan
2.7 States of Matter Intro - Presentation
2.7 States of Matter Quiz - Presentation

2.8 Elements - Lesson Pan
2.8 Elements Intro - Presentation

2.9 Mixtures & Compounds - Lesson Pan
2.9 Mixtures & Compounds Intro - Presentation

2.10 Air - Lesson Pan
2.10 Air Intro - Presentation
2.10 Air Quiz - Presentation

2.11 Acids & Bases - Lesson Pan
2.11 Acids & Bases Intro - Presentation
2.11 Acids & Bases Quiz - Presentation

2.12 Atoms - Lesson Pan
2.12 Atoms Intro - Presentation

2.13 Measurement - Lesson Pan
2.13 Measurement Intro - Presentation

2.14 Forces - Lesson Pan
2.14 Foces Intro - Presentation

2.15 Pressure - Lesson Pan
2.15 Pressure Intro -Presentation
2.15 Pressure Quiz - Presentation

2.16 Energy - Lesson Pan
2.16 Energy Intro -Presentation
2.16 Energy Quiz - Presentation

2.17 Heat - Lesson Pan
2.17 Heat Intro - Presentation

2.18 Light - Lesson Pan
2.18 Light Intro - Presentation

2.19 Revision - Lesson Pan
2.19 JC Biology Revision Story - Presentation

Section 3 - Worksheets

3.1 Safety Worksheet
3.2 Balanced Diet Worksheet
3.3 Digestive System Worksheet
3.4 Respiration Worksheet
3.5 Living Things Worksheet
3.6 Cells Worksheet
3.7 States of Matter Worksheet
3.8 Elements Worksheet
3.9 Mixtures and Compounds Worksheet
3.10 Air Worksheet
3.11 Acids and Bases Worksheet
3.12 Atoms Worksheet
3.13 Measurement Worksheet
3.14 Forces Worksheet
3.15 Pressure Worksheet
3.16 Energy Worksheet
3.17 Heat Worksheet
3.18 Light Worksheet

Section 4 - Classroom Activities

4.1 What I like doing!
4.2 Definition Game
4.3 Football Fever
4.4 Cooperative Group Activity
4.5 Keyword Game
4.6 Ranking Game
4.7 What am I?

Section 5 - Toolkit

5.1 Differentiation in Action
5.2 Strategies to Support Students with Special Educational Needs
5.3 Readability
5.4 Helping Students with Reading
5.5 Levels of Thinking
5.6 Solving Word Problems in Science and Mathematics
5.7 Ways of Learning
5.8 Assessment
5.9 Classroom Climate
5.10 Lesson Evaluation
5.11 Graphic Organisers
5.12 How Differentiated is my Teaching

Section 6 - Experiments

6.1 Safety Contract
6.2 How to differentiate experiments and investigations
6.3 Experiment Write-up Template A
6.4 Experiment Write-up Template B
6.5 Experiment Write-up Template C
6.6 Experiment Write-up Template D
6.7 Inflating Balloon Activity

Section 7 - Appendix

7.1 Lesson Template
7.2 Science Differentiation in Action Feedback Form