How to get an 9 in GCSE Biology

    1. Understand how surface are to volume ratios affect the efficiency of exchange surfaces (including the exchange of heat energy);
    2. Know the functions of all organelles found within a generic eukaryotic cell;
    3. Understand how different transport techniques work (for example, diffusion, facilitated diffusion and active transport);
    4. Understand the differences between eukaryotic and prokaryotic organisms;
    5. Know the general functions of all organs found within the human body, including if enzymes/bodily fluids are released/used there;
    6. Understand the polypeptide structure and base pairing nature of DNA. Learn the processes of transcription and translation;
    7. Know the different functions of proteins and the structures they have;
    8. Understand the difference between primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary structures, including the bonds that are responsible for each;
    9. Know and understand processes of meiosis and mitosis;
    10. Understand the different theories of evolution and how natural selection works.
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14 May 2019 GCSE Biology Paper 1 (both tiers) (8461/1F and 1H)
7 June 2019 GCSE Biology Paper 2 (both tiers) (8461/2F and 2H)
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