Science (BTEC Level 2)

Science (BTEC Level 2)

Name of Course
Level 2 Science

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

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.