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.
International Baccalaureate - 34
2006 - 2008
University of Nottingham
Master of Biology - 2:1
2008 - 2012
The University of Exeter
PGCE - Secondary Biology - Pass
2012 - 2013
ASKED BY TIMSCIENCE 🔬
How do fossils show evidence of evolution?
Fossils are found in layers of rock. The older the rock, the older the fossils as they must have been there at the rock’s formation. By using the pr...
ASKED BY MICHEALBIOLOGY 🌱
Have plants been subject to evolution just like animals?
Yes. There is an extensive fossil record of plant evolution. David Attenborough himself actually discovered an important plant fossil in Charnwood i...
ASKED BY WAJEEHABIOLOGY 🌱
What kinds of work experience is there for aspiring Paediatricians? Or where should I get work 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...
ASKED BY SARAHBIOLOGY 🌱
How have plants and animals adapted in the savanna ecosystem?
In the Savannah, there are several common adaptations. In animals, you often find sandy coloured fur or patterned fur for camouflage. Big ears to al...
ASKED BY MAXBIOLOGY 🌱
What is the difference between a homologous chromosome and a tetrad?
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....
ASKED BY RICHARDBIOLOGY 🌱
How is urine produced in the kidneys and nephrons?
First your blood is forced to enter the bowman’s capsule, where the high pressure forces all molecules that are small enough through the filter into...
ASKED BY VAISHNAVIBIOLOGY 🌱
What is respiration?
Respiration in the scientific context is when glucose is broken down in the mitochondria. This process uses oxygen, and results in carbon dioxide an...
ASKED BY FATMAGENERAL 🏛
What happens to the fatty acids and glycerol once absorbed into the epithelium?
These two products of fat digestion, once absorbed by the epithelial cells of the small intestine, are re-formed and into triglycerides whilst insid...
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