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BTEC Firsts in Applied Science From 2012

New resources for BTEC Firsts in Applied Science from September 2012

Our new resources for the new BTEC Awards in Applied Science combine the BTEC team's expertise with the practical experience of top authors and teachers to support you every step of the way to effective BTEC delivery.


BTEC 2010 Applied Science

BTEC's resources for Applied Science 2010 support you every step of the way to BTEC improved learning.


Study Skills Activities

A range of free case studies and activities, designed to help learners develop the skills they will need to successfully complete their BTEC course.

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The ultimate front-of-class teaching tool!

ActiveTeach is a powerful digital learning resource that combines innovative teaching materials with the flexibility to introduce your own resources – providing you with the perfect solution for seamless lesson planning and exciting whole-class teaching.

This brand-new ActiveTeach CD-ROM supports the new BTEC Firsts in Applications of Science offering you the same unrivalled front-of-class teaching experience you know and love, but with extra support for assessment and added functionality.

  • Deliver stimulating lessons with interactive activities and video to bring your BTEC Applied Science lessons to life.
  • Support your students with the new assessment criteria for both internal and external assessment.
  • Allows you to incorporate your own teaching resources, plus you can annotate and highlight the digital copy of the Student Book to fully customise your lessons.
  • Helps you to track class progress with our one-click traffic light system.
  • Available for both Principles of Applied Science and Application of Science.
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The ultimate front-of-class teaching tool!

ActiveTeach is a powerful digital learning resource that combines innovative teaching materials with the flexibility to introduce your own resources – providing you with the perfect solution for seamless lesson planning and exciting whole-class teaching.

This brand-new ActiveTeach CD-ROM supports the new BTEC First in Principles of Applied Science offering you the same unrivalled front-of-class teaching experience you know and love, but with extra support for assessment and added functionality.

  • Deliver stimulating lessons with interactive activities and video to bring your BTEC Applied Science lessons to life.
  • Support your students with the new assessment criteria for both internal and external assessment.
  • Allows you to incorporate your own teaching resources, plus you can annotate and highlight the digital copy of the Student Book to fully customise your lessons.
  • Helps you to track class progress with our one-click traffic light system.
  • Available for both Principles of Applied Science and Application of Science.
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Downloadable resource
This new Teaching and Assessment Pack has been specifically developed to help you plan, deliver and assess for Unit 1: Principles of Science of the BTEC First Award in Principles of Applied Science.

This new online pack will provide clear guidance from BTEC experts on good practice when delivering and assessing the unit, as well as providing schemes of work to show you how to deliver the unit and assess learner achievement using Pearson resources.

 

The Teaching and Assessment Pack also provides you with:

 

  • a scheme of work and lesson plans to help you plan your teaching
  • activity sheets, with time-saving ideas for the whole-class or individual use during the development of skills and knowledge
  • teacher and technician sheets to accompany the practical activities
  • answers to activities / questions in the Student Book and TAP.
Please note: All Teaching and Assessment Packs are non-refundable.
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Downloadable resource

This new Teaching and Assessment Pack has been specifically developed to help you plan, deliver and assess for Unit 2: Chemistry and Our Earth of the BTEC First Award in Principles of Applied Science.

 

 

This new online pack will provide clear guidance from BTEC experts on good practice when delivering and assessing the unit, as well as providing schemes of work to show you how to deliver the unit and assess learner achievement using Pearson resources.

 

The Teaching and Assessment Pack also provides you with:

 

  • A scheme of work and lesson plans and to help you plan your teaching
  • Activity sheets, with time-saving ideas for the whole-class or individual use during the development of skills and knowledge
  • Teacher and technician sheets to accompany the practical activities
  • Answers to activities / questions in the Student Book and TAP.

 

Please note: All Teaching and Assessment Packs are non-refundable.

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Downloadable resource

This new Teaching and Assessment Pack has been specifically developed to help you plan, deliver and assess for Unit 3: Energy and Our Universe of the BTEC First Award in Principles of Applied Science.

 

 

This new online pack will provide clear guidance from BTEC experts on good practice when delivering and assessing the unit, as well as providing Schemes of work to show you how to deliver the unit and assess learner achievement using Pearson resources.

 

The Teaching and Assessment Pack also provides you with:

 

  • A scheme of work and lesson plans and to help you plan your teaching
  • Activity sheets, with time-saving ideas for the whole-class or individual use during the development of skills and knowledge
  • Teacher and technician sheets to accompany the practical activities
  • Answers to activities / questions in the Student Book and TAP.

 

Please note: All Teaching and Assessment Packs are non-refundable.

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Downloadable resource

This new Teaching and Assessment Pack has been specifically developed to help you plan, deliver and assess for Unit 4: Biology and Our Environment of the BTEC First Award in Principles of Applied Science.

 

 

This new online pack will provide clear guidance from BTEC experts on good practice when delivering and assessing the unit, as well as providing Schemes of work to show you how to deliver the unit and assess learner achievement using Pearson resources.

 

The Teaching and Assessment Pack also provides you with:

 

  • A scheme of work and lesson plans and to help you plan your teaching
  • Activity sheets, with time-saving ideas for the whole-class or individual use during the development of skills and knowledge
  • Teacher and technician sheets to accompany the practical activities
  • Answers to activities / questions in the Student Book and TAP.

 

Please note: All Teaching and Assessment Packs are non-refundable.

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Downloadable resource

This new Teaching and Assessment Pack has been specifically developed to help you plan, deliver and assess for Unit 5: Application of Chemical Substances of the BTEC First Award in Application of Science.

 

 

This new online pack will provide clear guidance from BTEC experts on good practice when delivering and assessing the unit, as well as providing Schemes of work to show you how to deliver the unit and assess learner achievement using Pearson resources.

 

The Teaching and Assessment Pack also provides you with:

 

  • A scheme of work and lesson plans and to help you plan your teaching
  • Activity sheets, with time-saving ideas for the whole-class or individual use during the development of skills and knowledge
  • Teacher and technician sheets to accompany the practical activities
  • Answers to activities / questions in the Student Book and TAP.

 

Please note: All Teaching and Assessment Packs are non-refundable.

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Downloadable resource

This new Teaching and Assessment Pack has been specifically developed to help you plan, deliver and assess for Unit 6: Application of Physical Science of the BTEC First Award in Application of Science.

This new online pack will provide clear guidance from BTEC experts on good practice when delivering and assessing the unit, as well as providing Schemes of work to show you how to deliver the unit and assess learner achievement using Pearson resources.

 

The Teaching and Assessment Pack also provides you with:

 

  • A scheme of work and lesson plans and to help you plan your teaching
  • Activity sheets, with time-saving ideas for the whole-class or individual use during the development of skills and knowledge
  • Teacher and technician sheets to accompany the practical activities
  • Answers to activities / questions in the Student Book and TAP.

 

Please note: All Teaching and Assessment Packs are non-refundable.

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Downloadable resource

This new Teaching and Assessment Pack has been specifically developed to help you plan, deliver and assess for Unit 7: Health Applications of Life Science of the BTEC First Award in Application of Science.

 

This new online pack will provide clear guidance from BTEC experts on good practice when delivering and assessing the unit, as well as providing Schemes of work to show you how to deliver the unit and assess learner achievement using Pearson resources.

 

The Teaching and Assessment Pack also provides you with:

 

  • A scheme of work and lesson plans and to help you plan your teaching
  • Activity sheets, with time-saving ideas for the whole-class or individual use during the development of skills and knowledge
  • Teacher and technician sheets to accompany the practical activities
  • Answers to activities / questions in the Student Book and TAP.
Please note: All Teaching and Assessment Packs are non-refundable.

 

 

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Downloadable resource

This new Teaching and Assessment Pack has been specifically developed to help you plan, deliver and assess for Unit 8: Scientific Skills of the BTEC First Award in Application of Science.

 

This new online pack will provide clear guidance from BTEC experts on good practice when delivering and assessing the unit, as well as providing Schemes of work to show you how to deliver the unit and assess learner achievement using Pearson resources.

 

The Teaching and Assessment Pack also provides you with:

 

  • A scheme of work and lesson plans and to help you plan your teaching
  • Activity sheets, with time-saving ideas for the whole-class or individual use during the development of skills and knowledge
  • Teacher and technician sheets to accompany the practical activities
  • Answers to activities / questions in the Student Book and TAP.

 

Please note: All Teaching and Assessment Packs are non-refundable.

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BTEC's new resources for BTEC First in Applied Science from September 2012

Special offer! Get any BTEC Applied Science Revision Guide or Workbook for the schools' price of just £2.49 a copy (RRP £3.99) - simply use code 14REVCC at the checkout when ordering online.

This Revision Guide has been specifically written for externally assessed Unit 8: Scientific skills in Application of Science of the Level 2 BTEC Firsts in Applied Science.

The guide is organised by the assessment structure of the qualification and gives students guidance on the external assessment.

  •   Key point summaries of what candidates should know are included to reinforce teaching.
  •  Information is presented in a straightforward, user-friendly way.

Worked examples, exam questions, revision practice questions and 'test yourself' diagnostic questions prepare students for the exams ahead. In addition, the Revision Guide provides students with all the answers to all the questions in the book.

'BTEC Award in Principles of Applied Science Unit 1 Revision Guidereplacement page 4'

'Unfortunately it has come to our attention that the fonts used for the ticks and crosses in the table on page 4 were corrupted to become 3s and 7s. Download a corrected page|. The corrections will be included in the first reprint of the Principles of Applied Science Revision Guide.'
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BTEC’s new resources for BTEC Firsts in Applied Science from September 2012

Special offer! Get any BTEC Applied Science Revision Guide or Workbook for the schools' price of just £2.49 a copy (RRP £3.99) - simply use code 14REVCC at the checkout when ordering online.

 

This Revision Workbook has been specifically written for Unit 8: Scientific Skills in Application of Science of the Level 2 BTEC Firsts in Applied Science.

 

With lots of revision practice and guided questions, guidance on how to answer the extended-writing 6-mark questions, as well as answers, this Workbook is designed to complement classroom and home learning and help students prepare for the external test.

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BTEC's new resources for Level 1 / Level 2 BTEC Firsts in Applied Science for the 2012 NQF specification
This Student Book supports the new BTEC First Award in Application of Science. The first external assessment for this award will take place in March 2014, although the award can be taught from 2012.

This book contains new content covering the mandatory four units with in-depth knowledge, case studies, examples and activities to help learners prepare for this course. 

Combining the expertise of the BTEC team, the content addresses a learning and teaching point of view, with a focus on assessment activities including the new external assessment.

Activities in each unit provide support and guidance for learners and can be used in the classroom or for independent work.

The new BTEC Assessment Zone guides learners through the challenges of both internal (units 5-7) and external assessment (unit 8). 

Written and verified by experts in the BTEC team, there’s invaluable unit-by-unit advice on how to get the most from your BTEC course.

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BTEC's new resources for Level 1 / Level 2 BTEC Firsts in Applied Science for the 2012 NQF specification
This Student Book supports the Level 1 / Level 2 BTEC First Award in Applied Science – Principles of Applied Science NQF specification for first teaching from September 2012.

This book covers all four mandatory units so learners have relevant and specific content to complete the new 2012 award. It covers all the underpinning knowledge and understanding needed at Level 2 to help learners prepare for this course.

Combining the expertise of the BTEC team, the content looks at a learning, teaching and assessment point of view, with renewed focus on assessment activities including the new external assessment.

Activities in each unit provide support and guidance for learners and can be used in the classroom or for independent work.

The new BTEC Assessment Zone guides learners through the challenges of both internal (units 2-4) and external assessment (unit 1) with grading tips and support for external assessment.

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BTEC’s new resources for BTEC Firsts in Applied Science for first teaching from September 2012

Special offer! Get any BTEC Applied Science Revision Guide or Workbook for the schools' price of just £2.49 a copy (RRP £3.99) - simply use code 14REVCC at the checkout when ordering online.

This Revision Guide has been specifically written for externally assessed Unit 1: Principles of science in Award 1 of the Level 2 BTEC Firsts in Applied Science.

The guide is organised by the assessment structure of the qualification and gives students guidance on the external assessment.

 

  • Key point summaries of what candidates should know are included to reinforce teaching.
  • Information is presented in a straightforward, user-friendly way.

Worked examples, exam questions, revision practice questions and 'test yourself' diagnostic questions prepare students for the exams ahead. In addition, the Revision Guide provides students with all the answers to all the questions in the book.

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BTEC’s new resources for BTEC Firsts in Applied Science from September 2012

Special offer! Get any BTEC Applied Science Revision Guide or Workbook for the schools' price of just £2.49 a copy (RRP £3.99) - simply use code 14REVCC at the checkout when ordering online.

 

This Revision Workbook is specifically written for the externally assessed Unit 1: Principles of Science in Award 1 of the Level 2 BTEC Firsts in Applied Science.

 

With lots of revision practice and guided questions, guidance on how to answer the extended-writing 6-mark questions, as well as answers, this Workbook is designed to complement classroom and home learning and help students prepare for the external test.

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BTEC's resources to accompany the 2010 Applied Science specification
The ActiveTeach CD-ROM uses an interactive version of the Student Book as the centre-piece to launch a wide suite of varied @t work resources - bringing the textbook to life - and helping you make every lesson engaging.
  • Get your class involved with over 115 @t work interactive activities – including role-plays, decision trees and new scene investigation activities.
  • Show your students science in the real world with over 30 videos to illustrate content from the Student Book. 
  • Get even more content online – with ‘Pearson hotlinks’ providing extra, relevant content, so you can reinforce learning and stretch students to improve.
  • Make your point – with annotation, notepad and zoom tools you can highlight exactly the point you wish to cover, and add your expertise or personalise it for your class. 
  • Easily-define key terms for your class with the ActiveTeach glossary – search A-Z or simply click on highlighted terms as they appear on screen.
  • Take the reins with ‘My Lessons’ – allowing you build your own lessons and easily-mix content from ActiveTeach with your own, for a seamless lesson delivery.
  • New ‘label toggling’ feature gives you the ability to show/hide labels from selected diagrams, so you can test your class.
  • Try it now – click here to try the free demo*

*You’ll have to get the real thing to enjoy all the features ActiveTeach provides, as the online demo doesn’t include the ‘My Lessons’ feature, teacher profiles or annotation tools.Unit Listing:
Unit 1
   Chemistry and our Earth
Unit 2    Energy and our Universe
Unit 3    Biology and our environment
Unit 4    Applications of chemical substances
Unit 5    Applications of physical science
Unit 6    Health applications of life science
Unit 7    Practical scientific project
Unit 8    Science and the world of work
Unit 9    Working in a science-based organisation
Unit 10  The living body
Unit 11  Monitoring the environment
Unit 12  Growing plants for food
Unit 13  Investigating a crime scene
Unit 14  Science in medicine
Unit 15  Using mathematical tools in science
Unit 16  Designing and making useful devices in science
Unit 17  Chemical analysis and detection
Unit 18  Exploring our Universe
Unit 19  Electronics in action
Unit 20  Biotechnology procedures and applications
Unit 21  Science in the world
Unit 22  Investigating human behaviour

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Tried-and-tested assignments for the 2010 specification

The Level 2 First Applied Science Assessment Resource Pack provides a programme of readymade assignments for the 2010 specification. It also includes sample learner work that has been graded so you can assess work with complete confidence - a true lifesaver for those who are new to BTEC, and a great source of ideas for those already delivering the course.

 

  • Save valuable planning time: readymade assignments* for a full Diploma so you can get straight into delivery. Use these as they stand or edit them to suit your needs. 
  • Put learning into context: vocational scenarios bring assignments to life and inspire your learners.
  • Deliver a varied and engaging course: assignments that give learners the opportunity to produce a broad range of evidence types including experiments, investigations, reports, posters and practical work.
  • Assess learner work with confidence: sample learner work that has been marked to help understanding of Pass, Merit and Distinction.

All materials are available in a ring binder.  A CD-ROM is also provided to give you all materials electronically: view these on screen, share examples at the front of class, focus the assignments for your own use, and share materials with your colleagues by uploading to your VLE.

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BTEC's resources to accompany the 2010 specification  

This Student Book supports the Edexcel BTEC Level 2 First Applied Science QCF specification for first teaching from September 2010.

Supportting you every step of the way to BTEC improved learning, As well as providing the knowledge and learning for every unit, the Student Book gives you the tools you need to motivate your learners to aim for their target grades.
  • Covers all 22 units of the specification giving you the breadth to focus the course to your learners’ needs and interests.
  • Achieve your potential: Assessment activities and grading tips throughout each unit gives students all the practice they need to aim for their target grade, understanding how to improve to achieve Pass, Merit and Distinction. 
  • Put yourself in the professional’s shoes: WorkSpace case studies take your learners into the real world of work, showing them how they can apply their knowledge in a real-life context.
  • Advice from former students on how to make your BTEC experience a stepping stone to improve.
  • Edexcel Assignment tips: There’s invaluable unit-by-unit advice on how to get the most from your BTEC course.

Author Team:

Christine Brain, Peter Gale, David Goodfellow, Sue Hocking, Christine Kitchin, Roy Llewellyn, Julie Matthews, Ismail Musa and Patricia Rhodes

All have years of experience of teaching Science in Schools and Colleges. The team has close links with Edexcel and includes two Senior Verifiers. The team has helped to develop educational resources, publications and tutor training programmes.

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BTEC's resources for the 2010 Applied Science specification

This Teacher Planning Pack supports the Edexcel BTEC Level 2 First Applied Science QCF specification for first teaching from September 2010.

The BTEC Level 2 First Teacher Planning Pack offers you teaching support, with schemes of work, lesson plans and activities for you to use, saving you valuable planning time.
  • Covers all 22 units of the new specification, including extended coverage of all of the first six units, giving you complete support for the course, from a single pack.
  • Save planning time: Schemes of work and lesson plans help you make the most of your planning time — use them as they stand or edit them to suit your needs.
  • Closely mapped to the Student Book covering mandatory and optional units.
  • Skills sheets for learners include writing frames and help with graphs.
  • Practical work and skills-building material stretch and support your learners. Everything can be photocopied as many times as you like.
  • Guidance on writing a good assignment giving you the confidence to approach assessments and help your learners improve.
  • Mapping grid to GCSE - helping you to manage your key stage 4 science portfolio.
  • FREE VLE disk with all the files from the pack in an editable format, so that you can focus the resources to suit your needs, and upload them to your VLE.

Unit Listing:
Unit 1
   Chemistry and our Earth
Unit 2    Energy and our Universe
Unit 3    Biology and our environment
Unit 4    Applications of chemical substances
Unit 5    Applications of physical science
Unit 6    Health applications of life science
Unit 7    Practical scientific project
Unit 8    Science and the world of work
Unit 9    Working in a science-based organisation
Unit 10  The living body
Unit 11  Monitoring the environment
Unit 12  Growing plants for food
Unit 13  Investigating a crime scene
Unit 14  Science in medicine
Unit 15  Using mathematical tools in science
Unit 16  Designing and making useful devices in science
Unit 17  Chemical analysis and detection
Unit 18  Exploring our Universe
Unit 19  Electronics in action
Unit 20  Biotechnology procedures and applications
Unit 21  Science in the world
Unit 22  Investigating human behaviour

Author Team:

Adeline Cogill, Peter Gale, Sue Hocking, James Irvine, Roy Llewellyn, Ismail Musa, Patricia Rhodes, Nigel Saunders and Mark Winterbottom

All have years of experience of teaching Science in Schools and Colleges. The team includes External and Senior Verifiers. They have created an innovative range of planning and delivery materials designed to engage, support, stretch and motivate learners.

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BTEC's resources to accompany the 2010 specification

This Student Book supports the Edexcel BTEC Level 3 National Applied Science QCF specification for first teaching from September 2010.

Providing the knowledge and learning for every unit, the Student Book gives you the tools you need to motivate your learners to aim for their target grades.

  • Covers 15 units including all mandatory units: giving you the breadth of coverage to focus the course to your learners’ needs and interests.
  • Achieve your potential: Assessment activities and grading tips throughout each unit give all the practice you need to achieve the best possible grade for your learners, explaining how to improve learning towards Pass, Merit and Distinction.
  • Put yourself in the professional’s shoes: WorkSpace case studies take your learners into the real world of work, showing them how they can apply their knowledge in a real-life context.
  • Advice from former students on how to make your BTEC experience a stepping stone to improvement.
  • Edexcel Assignment tips: There’s invaluable unit-by-unit advice on how to get the most from your BTEC course.  
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BTEC's resources to accompany the 2010 specification
Whether you are new to BTEC or an experienced practitioner, the Teacher Planning Pack gives you all the tools, time and freedom you need at your fingertips to create engaging BTEC lessons which motivate your learners to improve their learning.
  • Save planning time: fully editable schemes of work and lesson plans to adapt to your learners’ needs.
  • Support for PLTS and Functional Skills with links to other units, subjects and extension activities for group work.
  • Inspirational lesson ideas: engaging, photocopiable activities accompany each lesson plan, to support and stretch your learners - ideal as homework or for the classroom.
  • Skills sheets for students: including writing frames and help with graphs.
  • It’s easy to update your VLE with BTEC resources: All schemes of work, lesson plans and Activity sheets are included on a FREE VLE disk , so you can transfer whatever you need onto your VLE in just a couple of easy steps.
  • Covers all the units from the Student Book, making the Teacher Planning Pack the ideal companion resource.
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