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Are Humans Still Evolving?

These are parts of an article by a guy called Peter Tyson who writes at this website: http://www.pbs.org. You can find the original article at this address: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/evolution/are-we-still-evolving.html Today I want you to learn that: Where new forms of a gene result from mutation there may be relatively rapid change in a species if the environment changes. Develop an … Continue reading

Lionoit.com now on biologypostGCSE

Year 10 Biologists – your homework is now available on linoit.com. Go to your school email account and follow the link to post your answers to the questions that I’ve stuck to the board. It’s very easy to use so should only take you a minute to do. Alternatively, click on the canvas below and … Continue reading

Wednesday 5th December 2012

Sharing the learning objectives for 5th Dec 2012

Reflections on a week of independent learning

Many thanks for all the feedback on the week of independent learning that we conducted on cloning. Having read your answers to the questions I was happy that there were some positive outcomes in terms of the depth of knowledge in a lot of the answers. Even some people who indicated that they didn’t enjoy … Continue reading

Imagine 4

Today is the last day of our project where we draw together all the strands of the work that we’ve covered this week.  We will use each other’s posters to build up a bank of information and use that to answer exam questions that we’ve written. At the end of the project we’ll consider how … Continue reading

Imagine 3

Today we are going to relate the specification for GCSE biology to the work that we’ve been covering during the lessons this week. At the start of the lesson we’ll go around and look at each other’s work. We’ll offer some constructive criticism and decide whether we can learn what we need to know from … Continue reading

Imagine 2 28/11/2012

What role does our view of human life play in our attitude towards human cloning? What is embryonic stem cell research? How is stem cell research different from adult cell cloning? Which country will be the first to clone humans? How will different cultures react to the news that a human being has been cloned? … Continue reading

Success 2!

Here is the editable version of the success criteria that we devised in the lesson. Now it’s your turn. You can download this criteria, chop it up how you want and put it back together or just leave it as it is. This is what you will be judged against so think carefully about what … Continue reading

Success!

Here is our success criteria! This is what we decided would make a successful enquiry into how plants move (tropism). I will edit our fantastic ideas into a word document and post it on here. This will be downloadable and fully editable by yourselves. If you see something on it that you don’t like or you … Continue reading

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