Science (BTEC Level 2)

Science (BTEC Level 2)

Name of Course
Level 2 Science

Qualification
AQA GSCE Biology

Outline of Course
This course is assessed in two final exams.  Paper 1 covers: Cell biology; Organisation; Infection and response; and Bioenergetics.  Paper 2 covers; Homeostasis and response; Inheritance, variation and evolution; and Ecology.

The course includes 12 required practical investigations which the students need to complete.

How it’s taught

  • Practical work
  • Discussions
  • Small Group Activities
  • Written Tasks
  • Independent Research

Topic Areas

  • Microscopy
  • Microbiology
  • Osmosis
  • Enzymes
  • Food tests
  • Photosynthesis
  • Reaction time
  • Plant responses
  • Field investigations
  • Decay

Homework
There will not be lots of homework on this course, just some completion of short tasks.