New BTEC Applied Science - Student Book

Author: John Beeby, Nicholls, Kevin Smith, Nicky Thomas, Gemma Young and Chris Sherry
Format: Paperback
Publication Date: 03-09-2012
ISBN: 978-0-00-748842-1
Pages: 320

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Updated to match the new 2012 specifications for Principles of Applied Science & Application of Science, this bright and engaging student book presents science in real contexts at a suitable level for BTEC to support new assessments and progression from Pass to Merit and Distinction. This book is endorsed by Edexcel.

• Covers all the key content that you need to deliver the Level 1 and Level 2 First Awards in Principles of Applied Science and Application of Science in one student book• Carefully matched to the 2012 Edexcel specifications• Introductory unit, Principles of Science, gives students an overview of science skills required both by the course and in the real-world• New externally assessed units supported with clear content and practice exam-style questions• Pass, Merit and Distinction material clearly differentiated and signposted• Unit content presented in clear, concise sections with high-quality illustrations and photographs to engage students of all abilities• Starting points for further research and tips to encourage self-study and ownership of the learning process• Study tips to help students prepare for exams• Written by science teachers with hands-on experience of teaching science at the right level for BTEC students• Collins New BTEC Applied Science contains all units for the First Award in Principles of Applied Science1. Principles of Science2. Chemistry and Our Earth3. Energy and Our Universe4. Biology and Our Environmentand all units required for the First Award in Application of Science:5. Application of Chemical Substances6. Application of Physical Science7. Health Application of Life Science8. Scientific Skills

  • Praise for the previous edition:
  • “Can I congratulate you on the BTEC book, it's great. We have ordered 70 books and one Teacher Pack. The whole department were in agreement that it was the best we have seen and is going to be really useful and the teachers guide is going to save us time and energy. Everyone sends a big thank you.”Science Department, Medina High School, Isle of Wight
  • “The teacher pack offers some very good and useful suggestions for approaches to the delivery and assessment of these units. Some excellent scenarios are suggested and the encouragement to utilise some local aspects and issues is very good…I am sure that many centres will find the teacher guidance very useful as the pack has paid good attention to the unit content and assessment requirements for each unit and has provided some useful factual background with reference to other resources such as web sites, etc.”An Edexcel reviewer commenting on the Teacher Pack