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# Slideshows for international use

Do you work in a school outside the UK that doesn't use the UK GCSE curriculum? If so then this page is for you. The following files contain most of the PowerPoint slides from elsewhere on this site which have been arranged into general headings under Physics, Chemistry and Biology. By taking out a subscription to this site you are able to download, edit and modify ALL of these slideshows and adapt them to fit the curriculum that you teach (within the terms of the site license).# Powerpoints for the following units

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# Cells and Genetics

**Slides:**65

**Size:**2.89Mb

**Last modified:**17 Aug 2011

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# Content Covered:

This slideshow covers: Using a microscope, plant cells and animal cells, specialised cells, tissues and organs, cell growth, the development of modern genetics, the work of Gregor Mendel, mitosis and meiosis, cell growth, measuring growth, environmental variation, sexual and asexual reproduction, ho
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# Human Biology

**Slides:**139

**Size:**4.81Mb

**Last modified:**17 Aug 2011

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# Content Covered:

This slideshow covers: aerobic respiration, muscles, the effect of exercise, anaerobic respiration, uses for energy, the four parts of blood, blood types, mixing blood types, blood group genetics, the circulatory system, the heart, double circulation, arteries and veins, capillaries, the role of hae
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# Microbes and Disease

**Slides:**52

**Size:**2.98Mb

**Last modified:**17 Aug 2011

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# Content Covered:

This slideshow covers: micro organisms, the work of Louis Pasteur, fermenters, penicillin and its development, biofuels, biogas, growing micro organisms, pathogens, disease, fungi, transmitting diseases, spreading of pathogens, our defence against microbes, cleaning our air, blood clotting, white bl
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# Plants

**Slides:**51

**Size:**5.74Mb

**Last modified:**17 Aug 2011

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# Content Covered:

This slideshow covers: plant cells, diffusion, osmosis, photosynthesis, respiration, limiting factors of photosynthesis, uses for glucose, storing glucose as starch, the compensation point, gas concentrations around a plant over 24 hours, active transport, leaf structure, using water in plants, tran
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# The Environment

**Slides:**94

**Size:**18.61Mb

**Last modified:**17 Aug 2011

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# Content Covered:

This slideshow contains material about: biospheres, ecosystems, taking samples from an ecosystem, autotrophs and heterotrophs, adaptation, adapted features in polar bears, camels, cacti and fish, seasonal adaptations, competition within an environment, predators and prey, food chains, pyramids of nu
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# Chemistry

# Acids and Alkalis

**Slides:**28

**Size:**0.95Mb

**Last modified:**1/9/2011

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# Content Covered:

This slideshow covers many common aspects of acids and alkalis, including: Hazard signs, acids and bases, common acids, drawing acid molecules, titration, titration equations, the theories of Arrhenius and Bronsted, neutralisation reactions, making salts, ammonium salts, using different bases, react
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# Earth Science

**Slides:**116

**Size:**11.37Mb

**Last modified:**1/9/2011

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# Content Covered:

This slideshow covers many aspects of geology and Earth science, including: the structure of the Earth, the lithosphere, tectonic plate movements, sea-floor spreading, continental drift, tectonic theory, the work of Alfred Wegner, forming mountains, formation of rocks, some examples of erosion, eros
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# Metals

**Slides:**49

**Size:**1.99Mb

**Last modified:**1/9/2011

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# Content Covered:

This slideshow contains a number of slides dealing with metals and their reactions, including: properties of metals, a closer look at the structure of metals, extraction from the Earth, reduction and oxidation reactions, using iron, making steel, alloys, smart alloys, gold alloys, the alkali metals,
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# Reactions and Bonding

**Slides:**104

**Size:**6.24Mb

**Last modified:**1/9/2011

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# Content Covered:

This slideshow covers many aspects of chemical bonding, including: elements and compounds, balancing equations, hazard signs, ionic bonding, covalent bonding, dot and cross diagrams, properties of ions, reactions of the halogens, balancing ions, giant ionic and covalent structures, atomic mass, rela
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# The Periodic Table

**Slides:**63

**Size:**2.18Mb

**Last modified:**1/9/2011

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# Content Covered:

This slideshow covers information about the Periodic Table, including: the three states of matter, particle theory, kinetic theory, elements, testing for hydrogen and oxygen, atomic structure, mass and atomic number, isotopes, electron structure, grouping elements, basic facts about the Periodic Tab
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# Physics

# Electricity

**Slides:**117

**Size:**5.41Mb

**Last modified:**1/9/11

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# Content Covered:

This slideshow covers a large amount of information about electricity including: static electricity, how it is formed, Van De Graaf generators, how photocopiers and smoke precipitators make use of static electricity, circuit symbols, transfer of electrical energy, electric current, electrical power,
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# Energy

**Slides:**82

**Size:**6.03Mb

**Last modified:**1/9/2011

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# Content Covered:

This slideshow covers a large amount of content about the topic of energy, including: heat and temperature, particle theory, changes of state, conduction, convection, radiation, understanding heat transfer and applying it to vacuum flasks and other items, evaporation, rate of heat transfer, heat los
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# Fields

**Slides:**41

**Size:**1.41Mb

**Last modified:**1/9/2011

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# Content Covered:

This slideshow covers a large amount of information about different fields, including: gravitational fields, free body force diagrams, Newton's Laws of Gravitation, gravity and centripetal force, Kepler's Laws, gravitational field strength, work done, static electricity, Coulomb's Law, electric fiel
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# Forces

**Slides:**128

**Size:**7.96Mb

**Last modified:**1/9/2011

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# Content Covered:

This slideshow covers a large amount of material on forces and their effects, including: distance, speed and time, distance-time graphs, speed and velocity, acceleration, velocity-time graphs, vector and scalar quantities, balanced and unbalanced forces, air resistance, resultant force, F=ma, termin
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# Nuclear and Particle Physics

**Slides:**68

**Size:**1.75Mb

**Last modified:**1/9/2011

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This slideshow covers information about nuclear physics and particle physics, including: atomic structure, the Rutherford Scattering Experiment, Geiger-Muller tubes, photoelectric emission, electron beams, electronvolts, electron diffraction, Van de Graaf generators, linear particle accelerators, ma
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# Radioactivity

**Slides:**35

**Size:**0.67Mb

**Last modified:**1/9/2011

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# Content Covered:

This slideshow covers different aspects of radioactivity, including: the structure of an atom, isotopes, types of radioactivity, changes in proton number and mass number after decay, ionisation, Geiger-Muller tubes, blocking radiation using paper, foil and lead, deflection of radiation by magnetic f
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# Solids and Fluids

**Slides:**45

**Size:**2.99Mb

**Last modified:**1/9/2011

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# Content Covered:

This slideshow covers the following information about solids and fluids: density, pressure, gas pressure, fluid pressure, floating, upthrust in fluids, Archimedes' Principle, aerodynamics, laminar flow and turbulent flow, viscosity, Stokes' law, terminal velocity through a fluid, force and extension
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# Space

**Slides:**110

**Size:**8.10Mb

**Last modified:**1/9/2011

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# Content Covered:

Lots of slides to help you teach space with, including: historical views of the universe, the heliocentric model, Copernicus and Galileo, the size of the Earth compared to other planets or stars, the light year, distances in space, measuring distances to stars using brightness and parallax, problems
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# Waves

**Slides:**100

**Size:**6.86Mb

**Last modified:**1/9/2011

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This slideshow covers a large amount of material on about waves, including: definition of terms like amplitude and wavelength, transverse and longitudinal waves, the visible spectrum, electromagnetic radiation, the electromagnetic spectrum, transmitting information, digital technology and music, the
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