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Eduqas Biology for A Level Yr 1 & AS: Student Book

Author(s): Dr Marianne Izen

awarding body: Eduqas

level: A Level Year 1 & AS

isbn: 978-1-908682-62-8

subject: Biology

Pages: 259pp



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Written by an experienced author, examiner and teacher for Biology A Level

Each topic includes detailed explanations and underpinning knowledge, all written in clear uncomplicated language

'Going further' and 'Study points' provide support and challenge for higher and lower ability students

Exam practice and skills guidance is provided for the new assessment objectives

New requirements for practical work are thoroughly supported throughout

Numerous questions, tests and tips help ensure you have a good grasp of the key content for each topic

Topics are clearly matched to the appropriate AS or A Level specification

A vibrant colour design and detailed colour diagrams and photos make the information accessible and appealing




Specification map 

Practical biology

Component 1 

CH1 Chemical elements and biological compounds

CH2 Cell structure and organisation 

CH3 Cell membranes and transport

CH4 Biological reactions are regulated by enzymes 

CH5 Nucleic acids and their function

CH6 The cell cycle and cell division

Exam practice questions

Component 2

CH7 Classification and biodiversity 

Ch8 Adaptations for gas exchange

CH9 Adaptations for transport in animals 

CH10 Adaptations for transport in plants

CH11 Adaptations for nutrition 

Exam practice questions

Answers to Knowledge check questions

Answers to Exam practice questions




About the author:

Dr Marianne Izen has over thirty years' experience as an A Level Biology teacher and examiner, and has provided science teacher training for schools across the UK.  Before teaching, in universities in both the UK and the USA, Marianne conducted research on plant cells and published papers on their behaviour in tissue culture.  She is a principal examiner for a major awarding body.