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Eduqas Biology for A Level Yr 2: Student Book

Author(s): Dr Marianne Izen

awarding body: Eduqas

level: A Level Year 2

isbn: 978-1-908682-63-5

subject: Biology

Pages: 347pp



This current edition of Eduqas Biology for A Level Year 2 Student Book is being replaced by a new 2nd Edition in Spring 2021. Click here for more information.




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Written by an experienced examiner and teacher for Biology A Level

Changes to content within topics and levels of required knowledge for the new spec are clearly defined

Thorough support for the new assessment objectives is provided with clear explanations of the new assessment weightings

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

Exam support sections introduce students to exam-style practice questions, new assessment objectives and guide students on the skills they need for assessment

Practical requirements for the exam are highlighted on a topic by topic basis, as well as extra support in a dedicated practical section within the book



Practical work
Specification map

Component 1    Energy for Life
CH1    Importance of ATP
CH2    Photosynthesis
CH3    Respiration
CH4    Microbiology
CH5    Population size and ecosystems
CH6    Human impact on the environment

Component 2    Continuity of Life
CH7    Sexual reproduction in humans
CH8    Sexual reproduction in plants
CH9    Inheritance
CH10  Variation and evolution
CH11   Application of reproduction and genetics

Component 3    Requirements for Life
CH12   Homeostasis and the kidney
CH13   The nervous system

CH14   A Immunology and disease
CH15   B Human musculoskeletal anatomy
CH16   C Neurobiology and behaviour

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.