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Biology


WJEC Biology for AS: Study & Revision Guide

Author(s): Neil Roberts


awarding body: WJEC


level: AS


isbn: 978-1-908682-52-9


subject: Biology


Pages: 150 pp


£15.99



       

Endorsed by WJEC, this brand new Study and Revision Guide is designed to make your students' revision fly!  

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Written by an experienced teacher and examiner

Provides the essential underpinning knowledge your students will need to recap and revise the studies, theories and key terms in their course

Supports the development of skills students need to correctly interpret and answer the new exam questions

Includes plenty of practice questions, with commentaries so students can see where mistakes are typically made and where extra marks can be gained

Exam practice and technique section offers advice on how exam questions are set and marked

 

Contents:

How to use this book
Knowledge and Understanding:
Unit 1 - Basic biochemistry and cell organisation
Unit introduction
Chemical elements and biological compounds
Cell structure and organisation
Cell membranes and transport
Enzymes
Nucleic acids and their function
The cell cycle and cell division
Unit summary

Unit 2 – Biodiversity and physiology of body systems
Unit Introduction
Classification and biodiversity
Adaptations for gas exchange
Adaptations for transport
Adaptations for nutrition
Unit summary

Exam preparation
Exam practice and technique
Practice questions
Questions and answers
Answers

 

About the author:

Dr Neil Roberts is a former Head of Biology at a Sixth Form College.  He has many years teaching A Level Biology, and has written a number of A level and GCSE Biology student guides.  As a Principal Examiner for a major exam board, he has written numerous A level Biology examination papers.  He is a fellow of the Society of Biology.