Category Archives: 3º ESO SCIENCE

Metamorphosis!!

This year we have been able to study the process of metamorphosis in both vertebrates and invertebrates, by studying tadpoles and silk worms. It has been so funny and interesting to see all their changes, and take care of them. … Continue reading

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Pig kidney and heart dissection

All the groups of 3ESO British have performed this dissection practice during our anatomy lessons along the third term. It has been very interesting to study real organs and understand everything our teacher and the book have explained and represented … Continue reading

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NUTRITION PROJECTS – sugar, salt and fats in food and drinks.

During our lesson about eating and nutrition, we did a complete research project about the content of sugar, salt and saturated fats in typical food and drinks we have everyday. First, we collected packages of products that we considered interested … Continue reading

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Getting to know the Spanish food (TC4PI)

You know that our school is taking part in an international project called TC4PI (Teaching Competences for Plurilingual Integration) and as part of this project, 3rd level students have been working on a very interesting project in which they show … Continue reading

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Hands on! Testing food for reducing sugars

I have to be honest, you have been very patient. You asked me to take you to the science lab a long time ago  (a couple of years in fact…) and I told you that you had to be patient … Continue reading

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Project based learning. Biology 3 ESO

An exciting alternative to traditional classroom learning, I hope!

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Graphing for biology in IGCSE

Maggie and I made this presentation to help you understand the basis of graphing in Biology for your Cambridge exams. Can you give me an example of some biological investigations in which you could use each one of the four … Continue reading

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Next time you go to the cinema, make your choice and enjoy!

It might be a trite topic, but for me ‘information is power’, isn’t it? 1- Who is James Quincey? 2- How much sugar is there in a normal can of coke? 3.- What did Paxman (the presenter) say it was … Continue reading

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Haploid, diploid, chromosome, chromatin, chromatid, centromere, centrosome…

Don’t mix up all these terms any more. Third  and fourth level students clear it up for you!    

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From zygote to a newborn: the miracle!

Paul Andersen describes the process of mitosis. He begins by discussing the importance of the cell cycle in development, regeneration, asexual reproduction and wound healing. He differentiates between haploid and diploid cells and describes the   structure of the chromosome. He … Continue reading

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