21st Century Science. B2 Keeping Healthy Revision lesson.
By A. Riesen and N. Mastin April 2007.
Learning objectives (WALT): Learning outcomes (WILF): Hyperlink to
Know how the body defends Be able to recall more information Revision Cards
against disease and how we can than you could before the lesson from here.
prevent heart disease about Health and Disease. Cards 1-4 fronts
cards 1-4 backs
Know how data can be used to Understand what you will still
cards 5-8 fronts
identify cause or correlation and need to focus your revision on
cards 5-8 backs
understand the importance of before the exam.
reliability and matching in trials.
Students will need workbooks/textbooks/exercise books if they need
extra help in any area.
Revision cards (1 set per person)
A3 summary sheet (1 sheet per person)
Answers without Questions sheet
Snakes and Ladders (1”board”, question and answer cards and dice) per
group of 3/4.
1 copy map from memory A3 laminated, coloured pencils, A3 paper
Taboo cards (on card, cut up)
Odd one out sheets (A5)
Infectious disease loop cards (on card, cut up)
Digital projector for loopy timed starter
Loopy timed starter. There are 9 question slides with multiple choice
answers. The pupils have 15 seconds to choose the answers. Left click at
any point will reveal the answer or answers. The quiz can be repeated.
Press Esc to exit the loop.
V activity 5 minutes (more if repeated)
Choose from the following activities to suit your group.
Snakes and Ladders. Snakes and
This game should be played in groups of 3 or 4. They will land on symbols Ladders Board
representative of vaccination or heart disease. When they land on these
symbols, one of the other players should pick up the relevant question Snakes and
card, (blue for vaccination, red for heart disease) The answer will be on Ladders Q and
the back if you have made the cards double sided with the answers (lower A
down the same document) (20 questions available for each topic area)
Could last a long time! 15-30 minutes
V, A and K activity
Answers without Questions Answers without
The sheet can be either consumable or not! They should write a possible Questions sheet
question to the answer given. The difference in their questions will lead
to discussion. Could work for different abilities but activity is quite
demanding, especially question on correlation.
Depending on quality of discussion following activity 15 – 20 minutes
V, A activity
Memory map. Map from
This covers defence against disease. It should be printed on an A3 sheet memory sheet
which the teacher keeps. Give A3 plain paper to group of 3 or 4 along
with coloured pencils. Each student is numbered 1 to 4. All 1’s spend 30
seconds with map from memory and return to their places where they aim
to reconstruct the map. Same applies to numbers 2, 3 and 4.
V, K activity
Taboo. Taboo cards
Play in groups of 3.
There are spare cards to add additional taboo words if you wish!
10 – 15 minutes
Odd one out. Odd one out
1 per pair. Provide as A5 sheets. There can be several answers to each sheets
one. Students must provide explanation for each one. There is a space
for their answers on the sheet. Possibility to laminate and re use.
V, A activity
A3 Summary sheet. They complete all sections of the summary sheet A3 summary
which provides a summary of many areas of the B2 course. The sheet
correlation graph may generate some discussion especially as students can
choose what factor they will plot on the graph.
V, A, K activity
Plenary: Loop cards
Can be done as group or class activity. Covers infectious diseases. 21
cards. May be repeated against the clock, once the correct order has
been established! Can be changed according to group.
10 – 15 minutes
A, K (as dominoes) activity