Created especially for the Eduqas Year 1 & AS Level Biology specification being taught in England from September 2015 and written by an experienced teacher and examiner, this student book has been endorsed by Eduqas/WJEC. Designed to be motivating and student-friendly, this book will support you through every step of your course and help you thoroughly prepare for your exams. Changes to content within topics and levels of required knowledge for the new spec are clearly defined. / Designed to support co-teaching of AS and A Level students. / Thorough support for the 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.
Dr Marianne Izen has over twenty 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. Marianne was Head of Science at Heathfield School for Girls
Introduction to AS and A Level Biology; Specification Map; Practical Biology; Component 1: Chemical elements and biological compounds, Cell structure and organisation, Cell membranes and transport, Biological reactions are regulated by enzymes, Nucleic acids and their function, Cell cycle and cell division; Component 2: Organisms and evolutionary history, Adaptations for gas exchange, Adaptations for transport in animals, Adaptations for transport in plants, Adaptations for nutrition; Exam practice questions