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.
For year 8 students, based on competition and adaptation. Students should understand the concepts of competition and adaptation, what animals and plants compete for and why it is important for them to adapt to their environment.
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 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.