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Emily Vause

Science teacher and Biology specialist. 5 years experience

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Hi, I'm Emily

Biology teacher, teaching Biology KS3 - 5 with experience of teaching Chemistry and Physics KS3. Tutor of science KS3 and Biology KS3-5. I worked as a Biology specialist teacher for 3 1/2 years, teaching Chemistry and Physics up to year 9. Following this I worked as a science supply teacher in Cheshire.

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The University of Exeter

PGCE - Secondary Biology - Pass (2012 - 2013)

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University of Nottingham

Master of Biology - 2:1 (2008 - 2012)

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Oakham School

International Baccalaureate - 34 (2006 - 2008)

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Asked by Tim

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How do fossils show evidence of evolution?
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Science teacher and Biology specialist. 5 years experience

Fossils are found in layers of rock. The older the rock, the older the fossils as they must have been there at the rockโ€™s formation. By using the pr...Learn more

Asked by Micheal

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Have plants been subject to evolution just like animals?
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Science teacher and Biology specialist. 5 years experience

Yes. There is an extensive fossil record of plant evolution. David Attenborough himself actually discovered an important plant fossil in Charnwood i...Learn more

Asked by Wajeeha

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What kinds of work experience is there for aspiring Paediatricians? Or where should I get work experience?
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Science teacher and Biology specialist. 5 years experience

It depends on your age. Hospitals often offer work experience placements but I think you must be over 16. Otherwise nurseries or daycares may be a p...Learn more

Asked by Sarah

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How have plants and animals adapted in the savanna ecosystem?
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Science teacher and Biology specialist. 5 years experience

In the Savannah, there are several common adaptations. In animals, you often find sandy coloured fur or patterned fur for camouflage. Big ears to a...Learn more

Asked by Max

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What is the difference between a homologous chromosome and a tetrad?
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Science teacher and Biology specialist. 5 years experience

Homologous chromosomes are the pairs of chromosomes you have in (virtually) all of your cells. You get one chromosome of each pair from each parent....Learn more

Asked by Richard

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How is urine produced in the kidneys and nephrons?
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Science teacher and Biology specialist. 5 years experience

First your blood is forced to enter the bowmanโ€™s capsule, where the high pressure forces all molecules that are small enough through the filter into...Learn more

Asked by Vaishnavi

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What is respiration?
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Science teacher and Biology specialist. 5 years experience

Respiration in the scientific context is when glucose is broken down in the mitochondria. This process uses oxygen, and results in carbon dioxide a...Learn more

Asked by Fatma

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What happens to the fatty acids and glycerol once absorbed into the epithelium?
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Science teacher and Biology specialist. 5 years experience

These two products of fat digestion, once absorbed by the epithelial cells of the small intestine, are re-formed and into triglycerides whilst insid...Learn more