Mind map for the new iGCSE Biology (9-1) Units 1a-2d
1 The nature and variety of living organisms
(a) Characteristics of living organisms
(b) Variety of living organisms
2 Structure and functions in living organisms
(a) Level of organisation
(b) Cell structure
(c) Biological molecules
(d) Movement of substances into and out of cells
Presentation (with questions/ activities) , exam questions (with mark scheme) for the new AQA A level specification on Gene Technology - In vitro and in vivo cloning, PCR, DNA sequencing and genome projects.
KS3 Biology Cells unit for Y7
To be able to describe different levels of organisation of cells in an organism
ALL: will be able identify a group of cells as a tissue
MOST: will describe organs as structures of tissues.
SOME: will explain the importance of the different tissues in the organs
KS3 Biology How Science Works Lesson on estimating populations sizes of animals and plants
To carry out data collection of plants
To draw a graph of results
ALL: will use a quadrat to calculate percentage of grass (level 4)
MOST: will draw a distribution graph (level 5)
SOME: will make suggestions why the population may fluctuate (level 6)
Learning Objective: To record the length in development of foetus.
ALL will read a table to describe the growing foetus
MOST will be able to record the data in a graph.
SOME will use their graph to read patterns in data.
How science works skills: Independent variable, dependent variable, continuous variables
What dangers are there for the foetus?
ALL will identify that substances can be passed to the foetus in the uterus.
MOST will explain the role of the placenta
SOME will make connections between taking substances during pregnancy and low birth weights.
Presentation & Activity
To differentiate between types of twins
ALL: will identify types of twins
MOST: will explain how each are formed
SOME: will use the information to discuss how conjoined twins are formed