Students who choose biology at A level will use numeracy to work out RQ values for respiration, and use spirometers to measure lung capacities and different oxygen consumptions during exercise and in the testing of health.
All three areas of Science have high levels of numeracy within them and any scientific experiment will involve the usage of data collection and analysis to draw conclusions.
Students will then present this data in graphical form following numeracy rules on how to do so before using the graphical information to analyse data and identify patterns or trends within it and drawing conclusions. Without a conclusion, your writing may seem unfinished or your overall aim may not be clear.
When studying any reaction students will normally calculate the rate of reaction which will involve taking precise measurements and analysing the data collected. Currently there is a huge amount of scientific information available to students in different Literacy formats - the internet, kindle and books, magazine etc and we encourage as much wider reading as possible.
It could also include a final thought or reflection to highlight the significance of the topic. Writing Scientific Reports: Students will be trained into writing scientific reports and will learn how to structure them properly throughout their scientific learning.