S2 and S3 Biology
 
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Pupils will study three topics over the two year course:

The Body

Sub-topics are:

  • Blood and Circulation (including basic cell structure)
  • Lungs and Breathing
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Diet and Digestion

Plants

Sub-topics are:

  • Importance and Uses of Plants
  • The Life of Plants
  • Propagating Plants
  • Plants Make Food

Biotechnology

Sub-topics are:

  • Dairy Industries
  • Yeast Industries
  • Detergent Industries
  • Pharmaceutical Industries

Pupils will sit an assessment at the end of each of the units – testing their retention of knowledge and their problem solving abilities. There will also be an evaluation of each pupil’s practical laboratory skills.