Specification A: Preparing to answer practical-based exam questions

Code:
8350

Specification A: Preparing to answer practical-based exam questions

£95.00

Online | Wednesday 28 April 2021
Online | Thursday 24 June 2021

Category:

DATES:
Online | Wednesday 28 April 2021
Online | Thursday 24 June 2021

CODE: 8350

ABOUT THIS WEBINAR

This webinar will help students prepare for the indirect assessment of practical skills in Papers 1, 2 and 3.  It will cover planning, implementing, analysis and evaluation.  Key terms will be emphasised throughout along with skills of data presentation and analysis.

BENEFITS OF THIS WEBINAR

  • Improve your understanding of the key terms required when answering practical-based questions
  • Guidance on how to interpret questions to identify what the examiner is looking for
  • Checklists to use when answering questions
  • Revision activities to increase your understanding of practical skills
  • Understanding the maths skills that will be tested within practical-based questions

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • All students taking A-level Biology

PROGRAMME:

4.00 – 4.20 Planning and implementing

  • Choosing the most appropriate apparatus and techniques
  • Understanding variables and controls
  • Planning for precision, accuracy and validity

4.20 – 4.40 Data presentation and analysis

  • How to present and process your data – some essential techniques including percentage change, rates, standard form and significant figures
  • Interpreting the results of statistical tests

4.40 – 5.00 Evaluation 

  • Does the data support the conclusion?
  • An evaluation checklist
  • Identifying key terms in questions

Additional information

Job Title

Head of Department, Subject Teacher, CPD Coordinator

Student Webinar

Biology, Science, Student Webinar

Course Leader

Michael Brown