I have contributed to investigations into the role of microorganisms in producing and breaking down some materials.
· Demonstrates understanding of how microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses and fungi, can multiply rapidly.
· Investigates and explains the action of some microorganisms used in food production, for example, yeast in bread and bacteria in yoghurt.
· Describes how some micro-organisms break down food causing it to be inedible or harmful if digested, and how others exist in the gut to break down food to aid digestion.
· Investigates, observes and records how microscopic organisms are necessary for the process of decomposition (the breaking down of dead material – decay).
Angus Council Repacked Outcomes Medium Term Plan
Highland Council Topic Plan & Resources
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Larbert Cluster Plants, Fertilisers and Microorganisms Topic Pack with Resources
BBC Bitesize Class Clips
Centre for Industry Education Collaboration: Medicines from Microbes
Centre for Industry Education Collaboration: Cough Syrup
BP Resources: Decomposing Study online
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