Additional Science GCSE

Length of course: 5 half-day sessions
Boards: AQA 4408

This course is suitable only for students studying GCSE Additional Science with AQA. It is not
suitable for those students studying other specifications or GCSE Science. Although some units
below are also taught in single science Biology, Physics or Chemistry, students following single
science specifications are directed towards courses offered in these specific subjects.

Biology, Module BL2: Cells and simple cell transport; Tissues, organs and organ systems;
Photosynthesis; Organisms and their environment; Proteins, their functions and uses; Aerobic and anaerobic respiration; Cell division and inheritance; Speciation 

Chemistry, Module CH2: Structure and bonding; How structure influences the properties and uses of substances; Atomic structure, analysis and quantitative chemistry; Rates of reaction; Exothermic and endothermic reactions; Acids, bases and salts; Electrolysis

Physics, Module PH2: Forces and their effects; Kinetic energy of objects speeding up and slowing  down; Currents in electrical circuits; Using mains electricity safely and the power of electrical appliances; What happens when radioactive substances decay and the uses and dangers of their emissions; Nuclear fission and nuclear fusion