The advice and guidance suggests a context for learning and ideas for learning and teaching, offering opportunities to prepare learners in the mandatory course key areas for National 5 Biology.
It gives an introduction to the Scottish context and Curriculum for Excellence, summarising key areas of study as well as exemplification of learning and teaching for:
- The Human Genome Project
- DNA separation
- Details for DNA separation
- DNA structure
- Darwin’s natural selection
- Natural selection in mice
- Reproduction and inheritance
Curriculum area / Subject
- National 5 (Biology)
Level / Stage
- National 5
Date13 August 2012
StatusCurrently In Use
TypeNQ Support Materials
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