Students should understand variation and list factors that can be genetic/environment.
Use of twin studies to further implement comlpexity of inheritance.
Interesting video on genetics of violence (inherited/environmental)?
Student should be able to:
Make an informed judgement about embryo screening by evaluating in detail the economic, social, and ethical issues.
List advantages and disadvantages of embryo screening.
Suggest reasons why embryos might be screened.
Students should understand the importance of the skeleton and why a skeleton is needed.
Students should be able to label bones of the body.
Includes worksheets: questions from activate and design your own skeleton
Students should be able to:
• discuss the human and financial cost of these non-communicable
diseases to an individual, a local community, a nation or globally
• explain the effect of lifestyle factors including diet, alcohol and
smoking on the incidence of non-communicable diseases at local,
national and global levels.
Students should be able to understand the principles of sampling as
applied to scientific data in terms of risk factors.
Students should be able to translate information between graphical
and numerical forms; and extract and interpret information from charts,
graphs and tables in terms of risk factors.
MS 2c, 4a
Students should be able to use a scatter diagram to identify a correlation
between two variables in terms of risk factors.
Students should understand the equation for calculating magnifaction. Examples given.
Students should understand what magnification is and how microscopes work, comparing electron and light microscope.
Students should understand that there are: medicinal, recreational and illegal drugs. They should understand addiction and withdrawal symptoms.
They will do a market place task with a range of drug sheet information.
Students should understand what exothermic and endothermic reactions are and how to tell if a reaction is either one.
Students will conduct mini experiments (place at different tables?) and fill in the data and come up with conclusions for their practical work.
Can ask high ability students to create their own table of results if necessary.