biology topic one

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  • biology topic one
    • main subjects
      • the functioning of the circulatory system
        • understanding why animals have a heart and circulation
        • understanding the importance of water as a solvent in transport
        • understand how the structures of blood vessels relate to their functions
        • know the structure and function of the cardiac cycle and knowing the relationship between heart structure and function
      • the importance of lifestyle choices to health
        • understand the course of events that lead to artioerosclerosis
      • cardiovascular disease
        • understand the blood clotting process and its role in cvd
        • know the factors that increase the risk of cvd
        • understand how people use scientific knoledge about the effects of diet
        • know the benefits and risks of treatments for cvd
      • the structures and functions of some carbohydrates and lipids
        • knowing the difference between monosaccharides, disaccharide and poluysaccharides
        • being able to relate structures to roles and storing of energy
        • knowing how monosaccharides join together to form disaccharides
        • know how tryglycerides are synthesised by the formation of ester bonds
      • correlation, causation and the concept of risks to health
        • able to analyse the data on illness and mortality rates to determine health risks
        • being able to evaluate the design of studies to determine health risk factors
        • understanding why peoples perception of risks to health are different to the reality. over/underestimating
        • analysing data on energy budgets and diet and understanding the consequences of energy imbalance
      • ethical issues
        • know the ethical issues regarding the use of invertebrates in research
    • data
      • be able to interpret data on the possible significance for heslth of c=blood cholesterol levels and levels of high density lipoproteins and low density..
      • know the evidence for the casual relationship between blood cholesterol levels
    • maths
      • probabilituies
      • plotting two variables from experimental data
      • calculating percentage change
      • substituting numerical values into algebraic equations using appropriate units for physical quantities
      • frequency tables, diagrams, bar charts, histograms
      • translating information between graphical numerical and algebraic forms and using scatter diagrams to identify a correlation between two variables


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