Video Lessons

Extracting chlorophyll Insects

Objective: how to extract chlorophyll from a leaf

Objective: how insects are made up of different parts

Autumn Term 1 2020-2021

Week

1

Year 10:- Research animal and plant cells, draw/colour and label an animal and plant cell.

Year 11:- Find out and explain the terms oxygen, carbon dioxide, water, dissolved food molecules and urea.

Week

1

Year 10:- Research the history of the microscope through the years stating with the earliest microscope to modern day ones.

Year 11:- Explain what the following words mean, diffusion, osmosis and active transport.

Week

2

Year 10:- Find out how to use a light microscope.

Year 11:- Find out about the human circulatory system especially the heart and how it functions.

Week

2

Year 10: – Find out how to work out the different magnifications of a microscope (use BBC bitesize to help).

Year 11:- Find out about the respiratory system.

Week

3

Year 10:- Research who discovered DNA. Year 11:- Find out about the digestive system.
Week

3

Year 10:- Find out what DNA is made up of and write down the structure of each part.

Year 11:- Find out about the excretory system.

Week

4

Year 10 :- Find out what the terms chromosome, gene, alleles, variant, genotype and phenotype mean.

Year 11 :- Explain the functions of the cardiac muscle, chambers and valves in the heart.

Week

4

Year 10 :- Use BBC bitesize ks4 on animals/plant cells and genetics to revise and test yourself.

Year 11:- Research the differences between arteries, veins and capillaries, draw pictures of each one and label them.

Week

5

Year 10:- Find out what the terms gamete, homozygous, heterozygous, dominant and recessive mean.

Year 11:- research red blood cells and their adaptations.

Week

5

Year 10:- Find out and research the work of Mendel.

Year 11:- Explain the importance of plasma in the blood.

Week

6

Year 10 :- Research genetic engineering and the main steps in its process.

Year 11: – Research the different blood groups and include the percentage of people with each blood group, draw a bar chart of your results with labelled axis and title.

Week

6

Year 10:- Research different diseases that can be passed onto a bay such as cystic fibrosis, Huntington’s disease, downs syndrome and sickle cell anemia.

Year 11:- Research Karl Landsteiner and his discovery of blood groups.

Week

7

Year 10:- Research how genetic engineering is used in producing farming animals and plants.

Year 11:- Research the hearts of other animals and how they differ from the human heart. “What Are Employability Skills, Qualities and Values?
Pupils are to explore the most common employability skills, qualities and values. Pupils are to use the internet to research their answers combined with their own knowledge. Information is to be recorded on paper or word with or without adult support”.

Week

7

Year 10:- Use BBC bitesize OCR – Biology 21st Century to revise the topics studied over the past few weeks complete the tests.

Year 11:- Use BBC bitesize OCR – Biology 21st Century to revise the topics studied over the past few weeks complete the tests. Employability Skills: “What Employability skills, qualities and values do you possess? – I can… (skills); – I am… (qualities); and – I believe in… (values). Record your answer on paper or windows using with or without adult support.”

Worksheets

Biology Worksheets

Variation
Plant reproduction
Plant nutrition
Natural selection and survival
Investigate seed dispersal
Food webs
Food chains
Fertilisation and seeds
Extinction and preserving species
DNA and inheritance
Dependence on other organisms
Revision summary
Practice questions 1
Practice questions 2
Practice questions 3

Chemistry Worksheets

Changes of state
Solids, liquids and gases
Particle theory
Mixtures 1
Mixtures 2
Compounds
Atoms and elements
Practice questions 1
Practice questions 2

BBC Bitesize

Work through the BBC Bitesize Biology (Single Science) OCR 21st Century website.