Core Science

 

This is what you will learn about in Core Science

AQA Core Science (Year 10)

 

B1 – Biology Unit 1 – 25% of GCSE
  • Keeping Healthy
  • Co-ordination and Control
  • Medicine and Drugs
  • Adaptation for Survival
  • Energy in Biomass
  • Variation, Reproduction and New Technology
  • Evolution
C1 – Chemistry Unit 1 – 25% of GCSE
  • Fundamental Ideas
  • Rocks and Building Materials
  • Metals and their Uses
  • Crude Oil and Fuels
  • Products from Oil
  • Plant Oils
  • Our Changing Planet
P1 – Physics Unit 1 – 25% of GCSE
  • Energy Transfer and Heating
  • Using Energy
  • Electrical Energy
  • Generating Electricity
  • Waves
  • Electromagnetic Waves
You will also complete a piece of coursework which involves a practical investigation and a "How science works" exam. This will be worth 25% of the GCSE.