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Term Plans (2017-2018)

Term 2


TOPIC
CONTENT
SESSIONS
DATE
Human Nutrition
  • Diet
-Balanced diet
-Energy requirements of various persons
-Deficiency diseases and malnutrition
LAB Food Tests
  • Human alimentary canal – structures and functions
-Causes of diarrhoea and treatment, Cholera causes and effects
Course work
  • Ingestion and egestion
  • Mechanical digestion and the structure of human teeth
  • Chemical digestion
  • Absorption
  • Assimilation
Topic Test
2


3


10
8th Jan – 10th Jan 2018


10th Jan – 12th Jan 2018


16th Jan – 26th Jan 2018
Transport in Plants
  • Structure and function of the Xylem and Phloem
  • Water uptake
Course work
  • Transpiration
  • Translocation
  • LAB Movement of water up a celery stalk
  • Topic Test
10
29th Jan – 9th Feb 2018
Transport in Humans
  • Structure and function of blood
  • Structure and function of blood vessels-arteries, veins and capillaries
  • Structure and function of the heart
  • LAB measuring heart rate
  • Project- Research on Coronary heart disease
  • Topic Test
10
19th Feb – 28th Feb 2018
Diseases and Immunity
  • Pathogens and transmissible diseases
  • How Pathogens are transmitted
  • Body defenses against pathogens
  • The immune system
Course work
7
1st Mar – 9th Mar 2018
Respiration
  • Requirements for energy
  • Aerobic respiration
  • Anaerobic respiration
  • LAB – Rate of respiration in yeast
5/7
12th Mar –19thMar 2018
Revision
Any course work to complete
labs
5
20thMar – 27thMar
2018


Term 1

TOPIC
CONTENT
SESSIONS
WEEK
Characteristics of living organisms
Classification and diversity of living organisms
  • List and describe the characteristics of living organisms
  • Concepts and use of a classification system
  • Adaptations of organisms
8
1 -2

  • Use simple keys to identify features in organisms
  • Construction Dichotomous Keys using organisms (group work)
  • Topic test
5
3
Cell structure and organization

Levels of organisation and size of specimen
  • Structures and functions of cells and their organelles
  • Differences in structure between plant and animal cells
  • Tissues, organs, systems
  • Magnification
  • Lab drawing of cells and other biological material. And calculating magnification
  • Topic Test
8
4-5
Movement in and out of cells
  • Osmosis, diffusion and active transport
  • Lab – Using an osmometer/ model cell
5
6
Enzymes
  • What are enzymes and their properties
  • How enzymes work
  • Factors affecting activity of enzymes
  • The use of enzymes in the industry
  • Lab – Activity of enzymes on starch
  • Topic test
10
7-8
Biological Molecules
  • Diets
  • Nutrients- carbohydrates, proteins and fats, Vit. C and D, Iron and Calcium
  • Food sources and deficiencies
  • State the importance of water as a solvent in organisms with respect to digestion, excretion and transport
  • Describe the structure of DNA
  • Lab – Food Tests
5
9-10
Photosynthesis
  • Define using both word and chemical equations
  • Describe how the plant obtains it raw materials
  • Limiting factors
  • Leaf structure internal and external and functions
  • Mineral requirements
  • LAB – Testing a leaf for starch/ investigating if light and chlorophyll are necessary for photosynthesis
  • Term 1 Review Test
10
11-12
Revision for end of term examinations














Term Plans (2016-2017)


Term 3

TOPIC
CONTENT
SESSIONS
DATE
The Immune System


Gas exchange in humans
  • Structure of the immune system
  • Immunity and immunization

  • List features of gas exchange surfaces in humans
  • Identify and state the functions of the structures of the human
  • respiratory system
  • Explain the differences in the composition of inhaled and exhaled air
  • Explain the roles of the diaphragm, intercostals muscles and ribs in breathing
  • Show the effect of exercise on the rate and depth of breathing (LAB)
4


5
19th -21st April 2017


24th – 28th April 2017
Respiration ( Aerobic and Anaerobic)
  • Define and state the word and balanced equation for these reactions
  • Explain the energy differences produced between the two reactions
  • Investigate the rate of respiring organisms and the effect of temperature on the rate of the reaction (LAB)
  • State the products of anaerobic respiration in animals and outline how the oxygen debt id removed during the recovery process
  • TOPIC TEST
5
1st – 4th May 2017
Excretion
2
8th – 10th May 2017
Co ordination and Response:
1. Nervous control in humans


Sense Organs



  • Explain accommodation to viewing near and distant objects
  • Topic Test
8


5
12th -19th May 2017


22nd – 26th May 2017
2. Hormones


3. Tropic responses

  • Define a hormone and state the location of the endocrine glands in the human body
  • State the role of adrenaline and give examples of situations in which adrenaline is secreted
  • Compare the nervous system to the hormonal system


2


3


3
29th May 2016


31st May- 2nd June 2017


5th – 7th June 2017

4. Homeostasis

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  • Describe body temperature regulation
  • Describe blood glucose regulation( symptoms and treatment of type 1 diabetes)
4
9th – 16th June 2017

  • REVISION


END OF YEAR EXAMINATION BEGINS

19th June 2017


Term 2


TOPIC
CONTENT
SESSIONS
DATE
Human Nutrition
  • Diet
-Balanced diet
-Energy requirements of various persons
-Deficiency diseases and malnutrition
LAB Food Tests
  • Human alimentary canal – structures and functions
-Causes of diarrhoea and treatment, Cholera causes and effects
Course work
  • Ingestion and egestion
  • Mechanical digestion and the structure of human teeth
  • Chemical digestion
  • Absorption
  • Assimilation
Topic Test

2






3





10

4th Jan – 5th Jan 2017





6th Jan – 11th Jan 2017





12th Jan – 24th Jan 2017
Transport in Plants
  • Structure and function of the Xylem and Phloem
  • Water uptake
Course work
  • Transpiration
  • Translocation
  • LAB Movement of water up a celery stalk
  • Topic Test
10
25th Jan – 3rd Feb 2017
Transport in Humans
  • Structure and function of blood
  • Structure and function of blood vessels-arteries, veins and capillaries
  • Structure and function of the heart
  • LAB measuring heart rate
  • Project- Research on Coronary heart disease
  • Topic Test
10
6th Feb – 17th Feb 2017
Diseases and Immunity
  • Pathogens and transmissible diseases
  • How Pathogens are transmitted
  • Body defenses against pathogens
  • The immune system
Course work
7


20th Feb – 3rd Mar 2017
Respiration
  • Requirements for energy
  • Aerobic respiration
  • Anaerobic respiration
  • LAB – Rate of respiration in yeast
5/7
6th Mar – 17th Mar 2017
Revision
Any course work to complete
labs
5
20thMar – 24thMar
2017


Term 1




TOPIC
CONTENT
SESSIONS
DATE
Human Nutrition
  • Diet
-Balanced diet
-Energy requirements of various persons
-Deficiency diseases and malnutrition
LAB Food Tests
  • Human alimentary canal – structures and functions
-Causes of diarrhoea and treatment, Cholera causes and effects
Course work
  • Ingestion and egestion
  • Mechanical digestion and the structure of human teeth
  • Chemical digestion
  • Absorption
  • Assimilation
Topic Test
2


3


10
11th Jan – 12th Jan 2016


13th Jan – 15th Jan 2016


18th Jan – 29th Jan 2016
Transport in Plants
  • Structure and function of the Xylem and Phloem
  • Water uptake
Course work
  • Transpiration
  • Translocation
  • LAB Movement of water up a celery stalk
  • Topic Test
10
1st Feb – 12th Feb 2016
Transport in Humans
  • Structure and function of blood
  • Structure and function of blood vessels-arteries, veins and capillaries
  • Structure and function of the heart
  • LAB measuring heart rate
  • Project- Research on Coronary heart disease
  • Topic Test
10
15th Feb – 26th Feb 2016
Diseases and Immunity
  • Pathogens and transmissible diseases
  • How Pathogens are transmitted
  • Body defences against pathogens
  • The immune system
Course work
7
29th Feb – 7th Mar 2016
Respiration
  • Requirements for energy
  • Aerobic respiration
  • Anaerobic respiration
  • LAB – Rate of respiration in yeast
5/7
8th Mar –16thMar 2016









Term Plans (2015-2016)



Term 3




TOPIC

CONTENT

SESSIONS

DATE

Gas exchange in humans
  • List features of gas exchange surfaces in humans
  • Identify and state the functions of the structures of
  • the human respiratory system
  • Explain the differences in the composition of inhaled
  • and exhaled air
  • Explain the roles of the diaphragm, intercostals
  • muscles and ribs in breathing
  • Show the effect of exercise on the rate and depth
  • of breathing (LAB)
5
11th – 15th April 2016
Respiration ( Aerobic and Anaerobic)
  • Define and state the word and balanced equation
  • for these reactions
  • Explain the energy differences produced between
  • the two reactions
  • Investigate the rate of respiring organisms and the
  • effect of temperature on the rate of the reaction (LAB)
  • State the products of anaerobic respiration in animals
  • and outline how the oxygen debt id removed during the
  • recovery process
  • TOPIC TEST
5
18th – 22nd April 2016
Excretion
2
25th April 2016
Co ordination and Response:
1. Nervous control in humans
8
26th April – 6th May 2016
Sense Organs
5
9th – 13th May 2016
2. Hormones
  • Define a hormone and state the location of the endocrine
  • glands in the human body
  • State the role of adrenaline and give examples of situations
  • in which adrenaline is secreted
  • Compare the nervous system to the hormonal system
2
16th May 2016
3. Tropic Responses
3
17th – 20 May 2016
4. Homeostasis
3
23rd – 24th May 2016

  • Describe blood glucose regulation( symptoms and treatment of type 1 diabetes)
4
31st – 4th May 2016

REVISION
9
6th – 16th May 2016

END OF YEAR EXAMINATION BEGINS

21st May 2016



Term 2




TOPIC

CONTENT

SESSIONS

DATE

Human Nutrition

  • Diet

-Balanced diet

-Energy requirements of various persons

-Deficiency diseases and malnutrition

LAB Food Tests

  • Human alimentary canal – structures and functions

-Causes of diarrhoea and treatment, Cholera causes and effects

Course work

  • Ingestion and egestion

  • Mechanical digestion and the structure of human teeth

  • Chemical digestion

  • Absorption

  • Assimilation

Topic Test

2

3

10

11th Jan – 12th Jan 2016

13th Jan – 15th Jan 2016

18th Jan – 29th Jan 2016

Transport in Plants

  • Structure and function of the Xylem and Phloem

  • Water uptake

Course work

  • Transpiration

  • Translocation

  • LAB Movement of water up a celery stalk

  • Topic Test

10

1st Feb – 12th Feb 2016

Transport in Humans

  • Structure and function of blood

  • Structure and function of blood vessels-arteries, veins and capillaries

  • Structure and function of the heart

  • LAB measuring heart rate

  • Project- Research on Coronary heart disease

  • Topic Test

10

15th Feb – 26th Feb 2016

Diseases and Immunity

  • Pathogens and transmissible diseases

  • How Pathogens are transmitted

  • Body defences against pathogens

  • The immune system

Course work

7

29th Feb – 7th Mar 2016

Respiration

  • Requirements for energy

  • Aerobic respiration

  • Anaerobic respiration

  • LAB – Rate of respiration in yeast

5/7

8th Mar –16thMar 2016




Term 1




TOPIC
CONTENT
SESSIONS
DATE

Characteristics of living organisms


Classification and diversity of living organisms

  • List and describe the characteristics of living organisms

  • Concepts and use of a classification system

  • Adaptations of organisms

8

11th Sept – 21st Sept. 2015

Simple Keys

  • Use simple keys to identify features in organisms

  • Construction Dichotomous Keys using organisms (group work)

  • Topic test

5

22nd Sept – 28th Sept. 2015

Cell structure and organization

Levels of organisation and size of specimen

  • Structures and functions of cells and their organelles

  • Differences in structure between plant and animal cells

  • Tissues, organs, systems

  • Magnification

  • Lab drawing of cells and other biological material. And calculating magnification

  • Topic Test

8

29th Sept – 9th Oct. 2015

Movement in and out of cells

  • Osmosis, diffusion and active transport

  • Lab – Using an osmometer/ model cell

5

12th Oct – 16th Oct. 2015

Enzymes

  • What are enzymes and their properties

  • How enzymes work

  • Factors affecting activity of enzymes

  • The use of enzymes in the industry

  • Lab – Activity of enzymes on starch

  • Topic test

10

19th Oct – 30th Oct. 2015

Biological Molecules

  • Diets

  • Nutrients- carbohydrates, proteins and fats, Vit. C and D, Iron and Calcium

  • Food sources and deficiencies

  • State the importance of water as a solvent in organisms with respect to digestion, excretion and transport

  • Describe the structure of DNA

  • Lab – Food Tests

5

2nd Nov – 6th Nov. 2015

Photosynthesis

  • Define using both word and chemical equations

  • Describe how the plant obtains it raw materials

  • Limiting factors

  • Leaf structure internal and external and functions

  • Mineral requirements

  • LAB – Testing a leaf for starch/ investigating if light and chlorophyll are necessary for photosynthesis

  • Term 1 Review Test

15

9th Nov – 20th

Nov.2015

Revision for end of term examinations














Term Plans (2014-2015)





Term 3





TOPIC

CONTENT

SESSIONS

DATE

Disease and Immunity

  • Define pathogen and give examples

  • State what are transmissible diseases and list the various methods of transmission

  • State the body’s defense mechanisms and explain the importance of hygienic food preparation, personal hygiene, waste and sewage disposal

  • Describe the various methods of immunity

  • The role and importance of vaccines

  • Topic Test

10

13th - 23rd April 2015

Gas exchange in humans

  • List features of gas exchange surfaces in humans

  • Identify and state the functions of the structures of the human respiratory system

  • Explain the differences in the composition of inhaled and exhaled air

  • Explain the roles of the diaphragm, intercostals muscles and ribs in breathing

  • Show the effect of exercise on the rate and depth of breathing (LAB)

5

27th – 30th April 2015

Respiration ( Aerobic and Anaerobic)

  • Define and state the word and balanced equation for these reactions

  • Explain the energy differences produced between the two reactions

  • Investigate the rate of respiring organisms and the effect of temperature on the rate of the reaction (LAB)

  • State the products of anaerobic respiration in animals and outline how the oxygen debt id removed during the recovery process

  • Topic Test

5

4th – 7th May 2015

Excretion

2

11th May 2015

Coordination and Response:

1. Nervous control in humans

5

12th May-18th May 2015

Sense Organs

8

19th – 26th May 2015

2. Hormones

  • Define a hormone and state the location of the endocrine glands in the human body

  • State the role of adrenaline and give examples of situations in which adrenaline is secreted

  • Compare the nervous system to the hormonal system

2

1st June 2015

3. Tropic responses

3

2nd June – 4th June 2015

4. Homeostasis


  • Describe body temperature regulation

  • Describe blood glucose regulation( symptoms and treatment of type 1 diabetes)

  • REVISION


END OF YEAR EXAMINATION

8

8th June-16th June 2015


18th - 23rd June 2015


24rd June – 6th July 2015




Term 2




TOPIC

CONTENT

SESSIONS

DATE

Human Nutrition

  • Diet

-Balanced diet

-Energy requirements of various persons

-Deficiency diseases and malnutrition

LAB Food Tests


  • Human alimentary canal – structures and functions

-Causes of diarrhea and treatment

Course work


  • Ingestion and egestion

  • Mechanical digestion and the structure of human teeth

  • Chemical digestion

  • Absorption

  • Assimilation

Topic Test

5


5


10

5th Jan – 8th Jan 2015


12th Jan – 15th Jan 2015


19th Jan – 29th Jan 2015

Transport in Plants

  • Structure and function of the Xylem and Phloem

  • Water uptake

Course work

  • Transpiration

  • Translocation

  • LAB Movement of water up a celery stalk

  • Topic Test

10

2nd Feb – 12th Feb 2015

Transport in Humans

  • Structure and function of blood

  • Structure and function of blood vessels-arteries, veins and capillaries

  • Structure and function of the heart

  • LAB measuring heart rate

  • Project- Research on Coronary heart disease

  • Topic Test

15

23rd Feb – 6th Mar 2015

Diseases and Immunity

  • Pathogens and transmissible diseases

  • How Pathogens are transmitted

  • Body defences against pathogens

  • The immune system

Course work

7

9th Mar – 16th Mar 2015

Respiration

  • Requirements for energy

  • Aerobic respiration

  • Anaerobic respiration

  • LAB – Rate of respiration in yeast

5/7

17th Mar –24thMar 2015




Term 1




TOPIC

CONTENT

SESSIONS

DATE

Characteristics of living organisms

Classification and diversity of living organisms

  • List and describe the characteristics of living organisms

  • Concepts and use of a classification system

  • Adaptations of organisms

8

8th Sept – 16th Sept. 2014

Simple Keys

  • Use simple keys to identify features in organisms

  • Topic test

5

16th Sept – 23rd Sept. 2014

Cell structure and organization

Levels of organisation and size of specimen

  • Structures and functions of cells and their organelles

  • Differences in structure between plant and animal cells

  • Tissues, organs, systems

  • Magnification

  • Lab drawing of cells and other biological material. And calculating magnification

  • Topic Test

8

23rd Sept – 6th Oct. 2014

Movement in and out of cells

  • Osmosis, diffusion and active transport

  • Lab – Using an osmometer

5

7th Oct – 13th Oct. 2014

Enzymes

  • What are enzymes and their properties

  • How enzymes work

  • Factors affecting activity of enzymes

  • The use of enzymes in the industry

  • Lab – Activity of enzymes on starch

  • Topic test

10

14th Oct – 27th Oct. 2014

Nutrition

  • Diets

  • Nutrients- carbohydrates, proteins and fats, Vit. C and D, Iron and Calcium

  • Food sources and deficiencies

  • Use of microorganisms in the food industry

  • Uses, benefits and health hazards of food additives

  • Lab – Food Tests

5

28th Oct – 3rd Nov. 2014

Photosynthesis

  • Define using both word and chemical equations

  • Describe how the plant obtains it raw materials

  • Limiting factors

  • Leaf structure and functions

  • Mineral requirements

  • LAB – Testing a leaf for starch/ investigating if light and chlorophyll are necessary for photosynthesis

  • Term 1 Review Test

15

4th Nov – 24th

Nov.2014

Revision for end of term examinations


4

25th Nov – 28th Nov. 2014











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