Science at Work in Healthcare Post-16 Curriculum

Lesson 1

Board

Unit

Spec.

AQA

1

3.1.2 (reactions and equations)

2

3.2.6 (Group 2 metals)

3

Practical Skills

5

3.5.4 (multi-dentate ligands)

6

Practical Skills

Edexcel

1

1.3 (reactions and equations)

2

2.7 (groups 2 and 7)

3

Laboratory Skills

5

5.3 (transition metals – polydentate ligands)

6

Laboratory Skills

OCR A

F321

1.1.2 (moles and equations)
1.3.2 (Group 2)

F323

Practical Skills

F325

5.3.1 (transition metals – polydentate ligands)

F326

Practical Skills

OCR B (Salters)

F331

(formulae, equations and amount of substance and group 2 chemistry)

F333

Chemistry in Practice

F334

(inorganic chemistry and the periodic table – polydentate ligands)

Lesson 2

Board

Unit

Spec.

AQA

1

3.1.2 (reactions and equations)

3

Practical Skills

4

3.4.5 (carboxylic acids and esters)

6

Practical Skills

Edexcel

1

1.3 (reactions and equations)

3

Laboratory Skills

4

4.8 (carboxylic acids and derivatives)

6

Laboratory Skills

OCR A

F321

1.1.2 (moles and equations)

F323

Practical Skills

F324

4.1.3 (carboxylic acids and esters)

F326

Practical Skills

OCR B (Salters)

F331

(formulae, equations and amount of substance)

F333

Chemistry in Practice

F334

(organic functional groups and organic reactions)

Lesson 3

Board

Unit

Spec.

AQA
Physics A

 

1

3.1.3 (a.c. current and the use of an oscilloscope to display waveforms)

3

Investigative and practical skills

4

3.4.4 (capacitance)
3.4.5 (transformers)

6

Investigative and practical skills

AQA Physics B

1

3.1.1 (analogue and digital signals; data transmission)

3

Investigative and practical skills

6

Investigative and practical skills

Edexcel (concept approach)

 

2

2.3 (e.m. spectrum, wave equation and wave propagation)

3

Exploring physics

4

4.4 (capacitance)

6

Experimental physics

OCR
Physics A

 

G482

2.4.1 (wave equation)
2.4.2 (e.m. radiation)

G483

Practical skills in physics

G485

5.1.3 (transformers)
5.2.1 (capacitors)

G486

5.1.3 (transformers)
5.2.1 (capacitors)

OCR
Physics B
(Advancing Physics)

G491

PA 1.1 (signalling and analogue/digital communication)

G492

UP 1 (wave equation and e.m. radiation)

G493

Physics in practice

G494

RF 1.1 (capacitors)

G495

FP 1.1 (transformers)

G496

Researching physics

Lesson 4

Board

Unit

Spec.

AQA Physics A

1

3.1.3 (use of an oscilloscope to display waveforms)

2

3.2.3 (properties of waves, diffraction, reflection, refraction)

3

Investigative and practical skills

5B

B2.4 (ultrasound imaging)

6

Investigative and practical skills

AQA
Physics B

3

Investigative and practical skills

4

3.4.3D (ultrasound imaging)

6

Investigative and practical skills

 

Edexcel
(context approach)

2

2.3 (properties of waves)

3

Exploring physics

6

Experimental physics

Edexcel
(context approach)

3

Exploring physics

6

Experimental physics

OCR
Physics A

G482

2.4.1 (wave equation)

G483

Practical skills in physics

G485

5.4.3 (ultrasound imaging)

G486

Practical skills in physics

OCR
Physics B
(Advancing Physics)

G492

UP 1 (properties of waves, wave equation)

G493

Physics in practice

G496

Researching physics

Lesson 5

Board

Unit

Spec.

AQA
Physics A

 

1

3.1.1 (particles and radiation)
3.1.2 (energy levels and photon emission)

3

Investigative and practical skills

5

3.5.1 (radioactive decay and nuclear instability)
Also general relevance to Unit 5B-Medical Physics

6

Investigative and practical skills

AQA
Physics B

 

1

3.1.2 (radioactive decay)

3

Investigative and practical skills

4

3.4.3D (medical imaging)

5

3.5.3A (medical imaging with radioactive tracers)

6

Investigative and practical skills

Edexcel
(concept approach)

 

3

Exploring physics

4

4.5 (atomic structure)

5

5.4 (radioactive decay)

6

Experimental physics

Edexcel
(concept approach)

 

3

Exploring physics

4

10.5 (atomic structure)

5

11.3 (uses and applications of radioactive materials)

6

Experimental physics

OCR
Physics A

G483

Practical skills in physics

G485

5.3.1 (atomic structure)
5.3.3 (radioactive decay)

G486

Practical skills in physics

OCR
Physics B
(Advancing Physics)

G493

Physics in practice (research into the use of a particular material)

G494

RF 1.1 (radioactive decay and half life calculations)

G495

FP 2.1 (atomic structure and energy levels)
FP 2.2 (radioactive decay)

G496

Researching physics

Lesson 6

Board

Unit

Spec.

AQA
Biology

1

3.1.1 (lifestyle and disease)

3

Investigative and practical skills

6

Investigative and practical skills

AQA
Human Biology

3

Investigative and practical skills

6

Investigative and practical skills

Edexcel
(concept approach)

3

Practical biology and research skills

6

Practical biology and research skills

Edexcel
(context approach)

3

Practical biology and research skills

6

Practical biology and research skills

OCR
Biology

F213

Practical skills in biology 1

F214

4.1.3 (liver function)
4.2.1 (liver function and structure)

F216

Practical skills in biology 2

OCR
Human Biology

F223

Practical skills in human biology 1

Lesson 7

Board

Unit

Spec.

AQA
Biology

1

3.1.2 (proteins and amino acids)

3

Investigative and practical skills

6

Investigative and practical skills

AQA
Human Biology

1

3.1.1 (proteins and amino acids)

3

Investigative and practical skills

6

Investigative and practical skills

Edexcel
(concept approach)

1

Topic 2 Genes and health (proteins and amino acids)

3

Practical biology and research skills

6

Practical biology and research skills

Edexcel
(context approach)

1

Topic 2 Genes and health (proteins and amino acids)

3

Practical biology and research skills

6

Practical biology and research skills

OCR
Biology

F212

2.1.1 (proteins and amino acids)

F213

Practical skills in biology 1

F216

Practical skills in biology 2

OCR
Human Biology

F221

1.1.2 (proteins and amino acids)

F222

2.2.2 (the role of amino acids and proteins in phenylketonuria)

F223

Practical skills in human biology 1

F225

5.1.1 (the role of amino acids and proteins in phenylketonuria)

Lesson 8

Board

Unit

Spec.

AQA
Biology

1

3.1.1 (heart disease)
3.1.5 (heart structure and function, heart disease)

2

3.2.7 (the circulatory system)

AQA
Human Biology

1

3.1.6 (heart structure and function, heart disease)

Edexcel
(concept approach)

1

Topic 1 Lifestyle, health and risk (structure and function of the heart and circulation system, heart disease)

Edexcel
(context approach)

1

Topic 1 Lifestyle, health and risk (structure and function of the heart and circulation system, heart disease)

OCR
Biology

 

F211

1.2.2 (structure and function of the heart and circulatory system)

OCR
Human Biology

F221

1.2.1 (structure and function of the heart)
1.2.2 (the circulatory system)

F222

2.4.1 (coronary heart disease)

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