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Biomaths

Maths in biosciences teachers pack and student sheets (PDF 1.81MB)

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Biomaths - Mark recapture presentation (PPTX 3.22MB)

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Biomaths - Experimental design presentation (PPTX 3.59MB)

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Biomaths - Bee flight presentation (PPTX 3.11MB)

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Biomaths - Ash dieback presentation (PPTX 1.68MB)

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Background

Maths is essential in bioscience research and cross curricular links between biology and maths benefit the learning of both subjects. Mathematical skills are increasingly required by biologists tackling complex problems and analysing large amounts of data.

About the resource

This resource features lessons suitable for students at each secondary key stage (ages 11-18).  The resource provides examples of the use of maths in cutting edge biological research along with exercises to allow students to learn key maths concepts in context