Teaching resource

Biomaths: maths in bioscience

This resource provides examples of the use of maths within cutting edge biological research, with exercises to allow students to learn key concepts in context.

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Mathematics in the Biosciences (PDF)

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Biomaths - Mark recapture presentation (ODP)

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Maths in Biosciences – Experimental design (ODP)

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Maths in Biosciences – Observing behaviour (ODP)

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Maths in Biosciences – Strategic sampling (ODP)

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Details

This resource features lessons suitable for students at each secondary key stage (ages 11 to 18).

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 to tackle complex problems and analyse large amounts of data.

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