BTEC NQF L3 Applied Science: Unit 2

BTEC NQF L3 Applied Science: Unit 2

Complete set of resources (powerpoints, student skills checklists and student help sheets) for Unit 2: Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques. The following assignments and associated practicals are included: - 2A: Keeping Up With the Standards 1 - 2B: Keeping Up With the Standards 2 - 2C: Separate to Identify - 2D: How Am I Doing? These practicals are a requirement within the new Pearson BTEC Level 3 specification (Unit 2).
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BTEC NQF L3 Applied Science: Unit 2: Assignment A

BTEC NQF L3 Applied Science: Unit 2: Assignment A

Powerpoints, student skill sheets and student help sheets for Assignment 2A: Keeping Up The Standards 1 for the following experiments: - Standard Solution of 0.1M sodium carbonate. - Titration 1 of 0.1M sodium carbonate against 0.4M hydrochloric acid (using pH probe). - Titration 2 of 0.4M hydrochloric acid against 0.2M sodium hydroxide. - Colorimetry of copper sulfate using a 1.0M standard solution. These practicals are a requirement within the new Pearson BTEC Level 3 specification (Unit 2 - Assignment A).
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AQA AS Biology: Year 1 Summary Questions and Mark Scheme

AQA AS Biology: Year 1 Summary Questions and Mark Scheme

Questions for students to consolidate learning as they progress through the course, or as a nice revision summary. Format is based on the AQA Biology A Level Year 1 Student Book by Glenn Toole and Susan Toole (Oxford University Press - ISBN: 978-0-19-835176-4). Associated suggested markscheme included.
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Pathogens & Diseases: Scavenger

Pathogens & Diseases: Scavenger

Scavenger worksheet on pathogenic diseases. Students to collect information on symptoms of disease as well as facts on the pathogen. Created as an introduction into Unit 12: Diseases and Infection of the new Pearson BTEC NQF Level 3 Applied Science. *** Bundle Available ***
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Pathogens & Diseases: Scavenger Activity

Pathogens & Diseases: Scavenger Activity

Scavenger activity exploring pathogenic diseases. Students to collect information on symptoms of disease as well as facts on the pathogen from the associated resources: - Symptoms fact file - Pathogen fact file - Scavenger worksheet Created as an introduction into Unit 12: Diseases and Infection of the new Pearson BTEC NQF Level 3 Applied Science.
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Pathogens & Diseases: Symptoms File

Pathogens & Diseases: Symptoms File

Resource on pathogenic diseases detailing the symptoms in the form of doctor's notes. Created as an introduction into Unit 12: Diseases and Infection of the new Pearson BTEC NQF Level 3 Applied Science. *** Bundle Available ***
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Pathogens & Diseases: Fact Files

Pathogens & Diseases: Fact Files

Resource on pathogenic diseases detailing the pathogen in the form of fact files. Created as an introduction into Unit 12: Diseases and Infection of the new Pearson BTEC NQF Level 3 Applied Science. *** Bundle Available ***
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AS Biology: Meiosis Pre- and Post-Quiz

AS Biology: Meiosis Pre- and Post-Quiz

Worksheet used before teaching meiosis lesson. Useful for students to compare their knowledge before and after the lesson and also to highlight how their use of scientific terminology usually increased after teaching episode.
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Change: Facebook for Elephants

Change: Facebook for Elephants

Resource created for Science Week 2017. Our school theme was Change, so this worksheet explores the uses of social network analysis to study elephant relationships. It includes extracts of scientific papers, giving students a chance to read one and and try to pick out the main themes (good prep for university). The papers are attached.
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Material Science: Stents

Material Science: Stents

Resource created for Science Week 2016. Our school theme was Material Science, so this worksheet explores the uses of coronary stents. It includes extracts of scientific papers, giving students a chance to read one and and try to pick out the main themes (good prep for university). ~ Paszenda, Z. (2010). Use of coronary stents – material and biophysical conditions. Journal of Achievements in Materials and Manufacturing Engineering 43(1):125-135. Son, D., Lee, J., Lee, D. J., Ghaffari, R., Yun, S., Kim, S. J., Lee, J. E., Cho, H. R., Yoon, S., Yang, S., Lee, S., Qiao, S., Ling, D., Shin, S., Song, J. K., Kim, J., Kim, T., Lee, H., Kim, J., Soh, M., Lee, N., Hwang, C. S., Nam, S., Lu, N., Hyeon, T., Choi, S. H. and Kim, D. H. (2015). Bioresorbable Electronic Stent Integrated with Therapeutic Nanoparticles for Endovascular Diseases. ACS Nano 9(6):5937-5946. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b00651 Mount Sinai Medical Center. (2013, September 17). Fully dissolvable, temporary stent for opening heart artery blockages now being tested at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. [Press Release]
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Investigating Genetic Diversity

Investigating Genetic Diversity

Carousel / Circus activity on Investigating Genetic Diversity, based on the Magenta Principles. Targeted for AS Biology students (serum reactions, amino acid and DNA comparisons, DNA hybridisation), however introduces some A2 topics (DNA probes, PCR). This activity ran for a whole 90 minutes with students spending 10 minutes at each station, although some students did want to spend more than the allocated time. Challenge questions throughout. Some questions taken from Chapter 10.4 in the AQA Biology A Level Year 1 Student Book by by Glenn Toole and Susan Toole (Oxford University Press - ISBN: 978-0-19-835176-4).
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Stomatal Density Experiment

Stomatal Density Experiment

Activity to improve data analysis skills for A-Level Biologists. It includes results from scientific papers, giving students a chance at data analysis and and try to pick out the main results for themselves (good prep for university). The paper is attached. ~ Camargo & Marenco (2011) Density, size and distribution of stomata in 35 rainforest tree species in Central Amazonia. Acta Amazonica 41(2)205-212. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0044-59672011000200004 [Accessed: 01-Mar-17]
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BTEC NQF L3 Applied Science: Unit 2: Assignment A: Standard Solution powerpoint

BTEC NQF L3 Applied Science: Unit 2: Assignment A: Standard Solution powerpoint

Creation of a 0.1M sodium carbonate solution, complete with moles calculations and calibration of a balance. This is the first out of four experiments within Assignment 2A, and the first out of three experiments for the required titrations. This practical is a requirement within the new Pearson BTEC Level 3 specification (Unit 2 - Assignment A).
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BTEC NQF L3 Applied Science: Unit 2: Assignment A: Titration 1 powerpoint

BTEC NQF L3 Applied Science: Unit 2: Assignment A: Titration 1 powerpoint

Titration of 0.1M sodium carbonate against 0.4M hydrochloric acid, complete with moles calculations and calibration of a pH probe and volumetric pipette. This is the second out of four experiments within Assignment 2A, and the second out of three experiments for the required titrations. This practical is a requirement within the new Pearson BTEC Level 3 specification (Unit 2 - Assignment A).
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BTEC NQF L3 Applied Science: Unit 2: Assignment A: Titration 2 powerpoint

BTEC NQF L3 Applied Science: Unit 2: Assignment A: Titration 2 powerpoint

Titration of 0.4M hydrochloric acid against 0.2 sodium hydroxide, complete with moles calculations. This is the third out of four experiments within Assignment 2A, and the third out of three experiments for the required titrations. This practical is a requirement within the new Pearson BTEC Level 3 specification (Unit 2 - Assignment A).
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BTEC NQF L3 Applied Science: Unit 2: Assignment C: Chromatography powerpoint

BTEC NQF L3 Applied Science: Unit 2: Assignment C: Chromatography powerpoint

Paper chromatography of chlorophyll and amino acids, as well as Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC) of chlorophyll. The powerpoint includes principles of chromatography, calculation of Rf values as well as advantages and disadvantages. This practical is a requirement within the new Pearson BTEC Level 3 specification (Unit 2 - Assignment C).
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BTEC NQF L3 Applied Science: Unit 2

BTEC NQF L3 Applied Science: Unit 2

Complete set of resources (powerpoints, student skills checklists and student help sheets) for Unit 2: Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques. The following assignments and associated practicals are included: - 2A: Keeping Up With the Standards 1 - 2B: Keeping Up With the Standards 2 - 2C: Separate to Identify - 2D: How Am I Doing? These practicals are a requirement within the new Pearson BTEC Level 3 specification (Unit 2).
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BTEC NQF L3 Applied Science: Unit 2: Assignment D

BTEC NQF L3 Applied Science: Unit 2: Assignment D

Scaffolded worksheet to help students with Assignment 2D from the new Pearson BTEC Level 3 specification (Unit 2). This can be given to students electronically and is most effective when given from the first experiment (some of my students had difficulty remembering the experiments they had completed weeks prior). The student checklists also helped to jog memories.
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BTEC NQF L3 Applied Science: Unit 2: Assignment A and Assignment D: Skills Checklist

BTEC NQF L3 Applied Science: Unit 2: Assignment A and Assignment D: Skills Checklist

Skills checklist for students for the new Pearson BTEC Level 3 specification (Unit 2 – Assignment 2A and 2D). These are not in place of the witness statements required by Pearson. Students found these helpful as reminders whilst completing the practical and for generating evidence for Assignment 2D. Included skills checklist for standard solution, titrations and colorimetry.
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