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View Unit : Perceptions of Science

Unit
Unit Reference Number
T/502/5545
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Perceptions of Science
Unit Level
Level 3
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
60
Unit Credit Value
10
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
2.1 Science
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

Not applicable.

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

know how scientific ideas develop

1.1

describe the development of a scientific theory, highlighting the processes involved

2

understand the public perception of science, as influenced by the media

2.1

identify public perception about science

2.2

explain how the media has influenced public perception of science

3

be able to investigate the ethical and moral issues associated with scientific advances

3.1

report on the ethical and moral issues related to scientific developments

4

know the relationship between science, commerce and politics

4.1

identify how different groups and organisations have an influence on science

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