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Mathematics in the context of food and drink

In these activities students use a variety of mathematical skills in order to complete the tasks, each set in the context of the production of food and drink. Going  Bananas, Minimise or  Maximise and What's in Your Bowl contains a number of activities in which students estimate weight and volume,...
Publication date:
16 December 2015

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Linking to digital and creative media in science

Although there are no direct links between the science and creative and digital media specifications, there are opportunities to engage students following this vocational course by illustrating how, in the real world, a knowledge of science can be very advantageous when looking for careers in this sector. You can...
Publication date:
05 October 2016

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Populations and succession

A population is a group of organisms of the same species occupying a particular space at a particular time that can potentially interbreed.In any ecosystem relationships are dynamic, usually moving from colonisation (pioneer) to climax communities in a process known as succession.At each stage in succession certain...
Publication date:
12 July 2016

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Cell structure

The understanding of cell structure and function, the cell theory, is a unifying concept in biology. All living organisms have similarities as well as differences in relation to cell structure, cell biochemistry and cell function. A level students need to extend their knowledge and understanding of cell structure and...
Publication date:
12 July 2016

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Cell cycle: mitosis and meiosis

For A level Biology, students are required to have a considerably greater knowledge and understanding of the cell cycle and cell division than at Key Stage 4. There is a substantial increase in the level of detail that students are expected to know and there is a much greater requirement on technical vocabulary....
Publication date:
15 December 2017

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Mass transport systems

Factors such as size or metabolic rate affect the requirements of organisms in terms of gas exchange. This has given rise to adaptations such as specialised exchange surfaces and transport systems.In this topic, students need to understand mass transport in both animals and in plants. They need to demonstrate an...
Publication date:
12 July 2016

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Construction and the built environment

A collection of resources designed to provide ideas and inspiration for teaching mathematics in the context of construction and the built environment. These resources have been selected as relevant to post-16 vocational learners who are working towards re-sitting GCSE Mathematics. Heat analysis considers the...
Publication date:
24 March 2017

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Health, Social Care and Childcare

A collection of resources designed to provide ideas and inspiration for teaching mathematics in the context of health, social care and childcare. These resources have been selected as relevant to post-16 vocational learners who are working towards resitting GCSE Mathematics. Five a Day requires students to...
Publication date:
28 January 2016

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General life and personal interests

A collection of resources designed to provide ideas and inspiration for teaching mathematics in the context of general life and personal interests. These resources have been selected as relevant to post-16 vocational learners who are working towards resitting GCSE Mathematics. Understanding Ratio, Egg Fried Rice...
Publication date:
28 January 2016

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Business, Administration and Entrepreneurship

A collection of resources designed to provide ideas and inspiration for teaching mathematics in the context of business, administration and entrepreneurship. These resources have been selected as relevant to post-16 vocational learners who are working towards re-sitting GCSE Mathematics.  Packaging explores...
Publication date:
28 January 2016

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