Science (BTEC Level 2)

Science (BTEC Level 2)

Name of Course
Level 2 Science

Qualification
BTEC Level 2 Award: Principles of Applied Science

Outline of Course
Students will complete a number of written assignments to meet criteria set by the exam board. Assignments will cover topics from Biology, Chemistry and Physics. This covers 75% of the course and is marked by the teacher.

Some of the tasks are research based; others require students to plan and complete practical investigations. Students need to complete their tasks individually to produce a folder of evidence.

Students will study towards and complete an Exam on the Principles of Science. The exam covers Biology, Chemistry and Physics topics and makes up 25% of the course. This paper is marked by the Exam Board.

This is a 2 year course.

How it’s taught

  • Practical work
  • Discussions
  • Small Group Activities
  • Written Tasks
  • Independent Research

Topic Areas

  • Principles of Science
  • Chemistry and Our Earth
  • Energy and our Universe
  • Biology and our Environment

Homework
There will be some homework for this course, including research and completion of short tasks. Students will also need to spend time preparing for their exams.