Key Stage 4 Triple Science
Within the Biology GCSE all Combined Science content is covered alongside extra content within each unit. This includes (not a complete list)
- Key Concepts in Biology – Brain and Eye – structure and function
- Cells and Control – Advantages and Disadvantages of Sexual and Asexual Reproduction
- Genetics – Protein Synthesis; Genetic Variation dur to Coding/Non-coding DNA; the work of Mendel; Sex-linked Genetic Disorders and Blood Groups (Codominance and Multiple Alleles)
- Natural Selection and Genetic Modification – the work of Darwin and Wallace; evidence for evolution from the Pentadactyl Limb; Demands on Agriculture.
- Health, Disease and the Development of Medicines – Virus Life Cycle, Plant Diseases and Defences; Aseptic Technique; Advantages and Disadvantages of Immunisation; Monoclonal antibodies.
- Plant Structure and their Functions – Leaf Structure
- Animal Coordination, Control and Homeostasis – Thermoregulations; Osmoregulation; Kidney Function.
- Exchange and Transport in Animals – Fick’s Law.
- Ecosystems and Material Cycles – Efficiency of Energy Transfers; Food Security; Indicator Species and Pollution; Food Preservation and Composting
Within the Chemistry GCSE all Combined Science content is covered alongside extra units.
- Separate Chemistry 1 – Transition Metals, Alloys and Corrosion, Quantitative Analysis, Dynamic Equilibrium, Chemical Cells and Fuel Cells
- Separate Chemistry 2 – Qualitative Analysis: Test for Ions, Hydrocarbons, Polymers, Bulk and Surface Properties of Matter including Nanoparticles
Within the Physics GCSE all Combined Science content is covered alongside extra units.
- Static Electricity