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Free virtual experiment on the pH scale!

Try our free virtual experiment to show your class how they can use universal indicator to determine pH.

 This interactive animation demonstrates how they can test various household items, from vinegar to toothpaste, and compares the colour each produces to the pH scale.

A summary chart then enables your class to compare the results, and determine what the most acidic and alkali substances were.

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Free interactive presentation on the properties of waves!

Download our free GCSE Physics presentation to demonstrate the key principles of the wavelength, frequency and speed of waves.

This presentation contains engaging virtual experiments, including an interactive oscilloscope activity and a key practical requirement using a ripple tank. This practical animation will also help develop your students working scientifically skills as a helpful recap slide details potential sources of error for the experiment.

A final multiple choice quiz will also test your student’s mathematical understanding with an interactive wave speed equation activity.

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Free KS3 interactive on static charge!

Show your students how a balloon can demonstrate static charge with our free animation!

This fun visual interactive investigates how different items are affected by contact with a charged balloon.

First, fully charge the balloon by rubbing it on a woolly jumper. Then explore how a wall, a cat, scraps of paper, and running water are all affected by the charged balloon. Use the zoom function to show your students exactly how the negatively-charged balloon repels the negative charges of the item and is attracted to its positive charges.

This interactive is an excellent starter before students plan their own investigation into static charge!

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Free KS4 presentation on carboxylic acids!

Download the free presentation on carboxylic acids

Introduce your GCSE class to the reactions of carboxylic acids with our free presentation!

This resource ensures that your students understand the properties of carboxylic acids and the ways in which we test for carbon dioxide, hydrogen, and the pH of a substance.

A virtual experiment investigates the effect of acid strength on the amount of product created by a reaction with magnesium. An interactive fill-in-the-gaps activity then checks that your students have been paying attention!

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Free KS3 worksheet on enzymes and digestion!

Ensure that your students understand the role of enzymes within the digestive system with our free worksheet!

This resource requires students to identify the correct enzymes, substrates and products of the processes involved in breaking down food, as well as applying their knowledge to describe why enzymes are used in washing powder.

This worksheet is perfect as a homework task to consolidate your students’ knowledge of why enzymes are so important in digestion.

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Free KS3 science interactive on pure and impure chemical substances!

Ensure that your KS3 science students understand pure and impure chemical substances with our free matching activity!

This interactive asks your students to match the correct term with its description and illustration, reinforcing the key differences between atoms, elements, compounds, and mixtures.

This activity is perfect for checking that your class know how to use these important scientific terms when describing pure and impure substances.

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