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Eduqas A Level Biology Fieldwork

"Quality fieldwork experiences, such as those offered by FSC, can reinforce the scientific knowledge covered in school and enable students to improve their motivation and engagement with the subject. I think any student who attends will learn a tremendous amount." WJEC Eduqas Biology Subject Officer.

 

Practical and Maths Skills Through Fieldwork3 day

This course contains content from both the ‘AS’ and ‘A’ Eduqas specifications and includes:

  • Specified practical work including biodiversity in a named habitat and distribution and abundance of organisms.
  • Practical endorsement which includes opportunities to assess students across all 5 CPACs.
  • The study of up to two contrasting ecosystems.
  • Coverage of ecological content from components 2.1 and 2.2.
  • Coverage of a wide range of maths and graphical skills covered including Simpson Diversity Index and two different stats tests.  

Practical and Maths Skills Through Fieldwork5 day

This course contains content from both the ‘AS’ and ‘A’ Eduqas Biology specifications and includes:

  • An introductory session.
  • Specified practical work including biodiversity in a named habitat, distribution and abundance of organisms and continuous variation in a named species.
  • Practical endorsement which includes opportunities to assess students across all 5 CPACs with further opportunities to assess higher level competencies.
  • The study of at least three different ecosystems.
  • Coverage of ecological content from components 2.1 and 2.2 with opportunities to make synoptic links to other units.
  • Coverage of a wide range of maths and graphical skills covered including Simpson Diversity Index and up to three different stats tests.