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SMSC in Science

Spiritual development within Science

  • All lessons focus upon L4L & TRICs
  • Topics which allow students to form their own point of view:
  • STEM Cell Research – KS4 & KS5 Biology
  • Drug testing – KS4 & KS5 Biology
  • Animal Rights – KS4 & KS5 Biology
  • Environmental industrial impact – KS4 Science
  • Genetic Modification – KS4 & KS5 Biology
  • Biotechnology – KS4
  • Cells – building blocks of life – KS3 and KS4 Biology
  • Interdependence – KS3 and KS4 Biology
  • Variation and Classification – KS3 and KS4 Biology
  • Earth and Atmosphere – KS3 and KS4 Chemistry
  • Space – KS3 and KS4 Physics
  • Learning and Memory – KS4 Biology

Moral development within Science

Science Week Assembly – all years
STEM Clubs & STEM Ambassadors
Topics which allow students to form their own opinions and judgements:
STEM Cell Research – KS4 & KS5 Biology
Drug testing – KS4 & KS5 Biology
Animal Rights – KS4 & KS5 Biology
Environmental industrial impact – KS4 Science
Genetic Modification – KS4 & KS5 Biology
Biotechnology – KS4
Fertility drugs and treatments – KS3 and KS4 Biology
Selective breeding – KS3 and KS4 Biology
Energy resources and climate change – KS3 and KS4 Chemistry
Global warming and recycling – KS3 and KS4 Chemistry
Maintaining biodiversity – KS4 Biology
Energy usage and radiation – KS4 Chemistry
Sustainability KS3 and KS4 Biology / Chemistry

Social development within Science

All lessons focus upon L4L & TRICs
STEM Clubs & STEM Ambassadors
Topics which develop individuals understanding of society:
Fertilisation and child development –KS3 Biology
Lifestyle – KS3, KS4 & KS5 Biology
Diet – KS3, KS4 & KS5 Biology
Eco – inc Green Party and other Political Views – KS4
Energy Efficiency – KS4
Global Warming – KS4
Alternative fuels – KS4

  • Scientists in focus – development of atomic model – KS3 and KS4 Biology
  • Importance of diet and exercise – KS3 and KS4 Biology
  • Crude oil importance/dependence – KS3 and KS4 Chemistry
  • Evolution – KS3 and KS4 Biology
  • Use of mobile phones – KS4 Physics
  • Government’s role in regulations and legislation – KS4 Biology and Chemistry

Cultural development within Science

Topics which develop students to respect different cultural understanding:
Development of scientific ideas- KS3,KS4 & KS5 Science
Speciation – KS4 & KS5 Biology
Evolution – KS4 & KS5 Biology
The Big Bang Theory – KS4
The shape and composition of the Solar System – KS3 & KS4

  • Variation in different cultures – KS3 and KS4 Biology
  • Climate change – KS3 and KS4 Physics
  • Culture collaboration periodic table – KS3 and KS4 Chemistry
  • Earth’ atmosphere – KS3 and KS4 Chemistry
  • Crude oil importance
  • Salt production in different cultures – KS4 Chemistry
  • Contributors to air pollution / global warming – KS4 Chemistry
  • Importance of collaboration in Science