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Drug trials

This lesson is suitable for extending the more able KS4 students when teaching about drug trialling. They will first find out about how drug trials are carried out before applying this knowledge to write a grant application to a research council in order to fund a project into optoporation. Students will also work in groups as members of a review panel and review applications based on criteria.


Learning Outcomes

  • Students can describe the stages and functions of a drug trial

  • Students apply their scientific knowledge to write and review a grant application


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