Unit 1: Fundamentals of Science
Assignment 5: Can you use a Microscope?
Date Issued: 11/11/13
Date Due: 06/12/13
Record accurately observations of different types of tissues from a light microscope 1
Outline the methods by which scientific information is communicated 1
Report on a scientific investigation that has been carried out 1
Produce a detailed, correctly structured report which demonstrates a high level of presentation 2
Compare and contrast the report with a similar report from a professional journal. 3
Be able to use the correct equipment to identify structures and functions in different types of cells. Be able to communicate scientific information.
I declare that this work is my own and has not been copied from other students or plagiarised from other sources (e.g. books / internet). Student signature: Date submitted: Teacher signature: Date marked:
You are a Microscopist. A Microscopist can find out where an opium pod was grown in an illegal drug investigation, the cause of a person’s death and the cause of deadly diseases such as malaria. A Microscopist must be able to write a report explaining their investigation.
EDEXCEL Observation Record
BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Applied Science (Forensic Science) Unit number & title:
1 Fundamentals of science (Biology)
Description of activity undertaken
P3: Learners must use a light microscope in accordance with good practice to draw and label samples of tissue types. Assessment & grading criteria
P3: Record accurately observations of different types...
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