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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!


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.


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.


Free science interactive on the greenhouse effect!

Clarify the greenhouse effect for your KS3 students with our free interactive!

Show your students exactly how heat from the sun is absorbed by greenhouse gases in our atmosphere and trapped, causing the Earth’s temperature to rise.

Clear visuals make this animation an ideal introductory resource, or perfect for some quick revision.


Free GCSE presentation on photosynthesis!

This free presentation lays out the limiting factors which can affect the rate of photosynthesis.

Interactive slides demonstrate in detail a biology practical required by the AQA, Edexcel, OCR Gateway and OCR 21st Century courses, investigating how varying light intensity can alter the photosynthetic rate.

The presentation also contains an explanation of the inverse square relationship

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