web site covers the following National Curriculum orders for
England & Wales: -
AS Level syllabus
web site covers all parts of Module 2 Genes and Genetic Engineering
of the AQA examining board (Specification B).
Double Award Science
How variation arises from genetic causes, environmental causes,
and a combination of both.
b) That sexual reproduction is a source of genetic variation,
while asexual reproduction produces clones.
c) That mutation is a source of genetic variation and has
a number of causes.
The mechanisms by which some diseases are inherited.
g) That the gene is a section of DNA
h) The basic
principles of cloning, selective breeding and genetic engineering.
How scientific ideas are presented, evaluated and disseminated.
b) How scientific controversies can arise from different ways
of interpreting empirical evidence.
c) Ways in which scientific work may be affected by the contexts
in which it takes place and how these contexts may affect
whether or not ideas are accepted.
d) To consider the power and limitations of science in addressing
industrial, social and environmental questions, including
the kinds of questions it can/cannot answer, uncertainties
in scientific knowledge, and the ethical issues involved.