Enabling students to understand and analyse contemporary issues in science and technology

Transport issues

This longer topic looks at the complexity of transport issues. It covers the chemistry needed to understand pollution and basic ideas about fuels and energy.

How science works ideas introduced are:

  • data and their limitations and making decisions.
  • Establishing causal links ideas are further developed in new contexts.

The topic allows the introduction of argument skills and practice in evaluation of data.

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Please find below, a suggested scheme of work for this topic.

Transport issues_Scheme of work (58 KB)