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Teacher and content creator (@biologywitholivia) providing concise, bullet-point revision notes based on mark schemes designed to help students understand exactly what the examiners are looking for. Follow me on TikTok and Instagram (@biologywitholivia) to find out more.
NEW AQA A Level Biology Year 2 Model Answer Notes Topics 5-8
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NEW AQA A Level Biology Year 2 Model Answer Notes Topics 5-8

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Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals). These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find a list of common mistakes that will help you beat those specific mark schemes. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you. TOPICS INCLUDED: 5-8
Paper 1 AQA GCSE Biology model answer revision notes
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Paper 1 AQA GCSE Biology model answer revision notes

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Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals), for paper 1. These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find common misconceptions and why they’re wrong, as well as example application questions and model answers. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you. Included are separate versions for combined science (trilogy) and triple science. TOPICS INCLUDED (PAPER 1) Cell Biology (1. cell structure, 2. cell division and 3. transport in cells) Organisation (1. principles of organisation, 2. animal tissues, organs and organ systems and 3. plant tissues, organs and systems) Infection and response (1. communicable disease, 2. monoclonal antibodies (triple), 3. plant disease (triple)) Bioenergetics (1. photosynthesis, 2. respiration)
NEW AQA A Level Biology Year 1 (AS) Model Answer Notes Topics 1-4
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NEW AQA A Level Biology Year 1 (AS) Model Answer Notes Topics 1-4

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Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals). These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find a list of common mistakes that will help you beat those specific mark schemes. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you. TOPICS INCLUDED: 1-4
NEW AQA A Level Biology Year 1 and 2 Model Answer Notes Topics 1-8
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NEW AQA A Level Biology Year 1 and 2 Model Answer Notes Topics 1-8

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Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals). These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find a list of common mistakes that will help you beat those specific mark schemes. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you. TOPICS INCLUDED: 1-8
Paper 2 AQA GCSE Biology model answer revision notes
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Paper 2 AQA GCSE Biology model answer revision notes

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Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals), for paper 2. These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find common misconceptions and why they’re wrong, as well as example application questions and model answers. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you. Included are separate versions for combined science (trilogy) and triple science. TOPICS INCLUDED (PAPER 2) Homeostasis and response Inheritance, variation and evolution Ecology
NEW Topic 2 Cells model answer revision notes AQA A Level Biology
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NEW Topic 2 Cells model answer revision notes AQA A Level Biology

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Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals). These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find a list of common mistakes that will help you beat those specific mark schemes. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you. TOPICS INCLUDED (CELLS) Cell structure All cells arise from other cells Required practical 2 Transport across cell membranes Required practical 3 Required practical 4 Cell recognition and the immune system
NEW Topic 6 Organisms respond to stimuli model answer revision notes AQA A Level Biology
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NEW Topic 6 Organisms respond to stimuli model answer revision notes AQA A Level Biology

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Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals). These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find a list of common mistakes that will help you beat those specific mark schemes. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you. TOPICS INCLUDED (ORGANISMS RESPOND TO CHANGES IN THEIR INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ENVIRONMENTS) Survival and response Required practical 10 Receptors Control of heart rate Nerve impulses Synaptic transmission Skeletal muscles Principles of homeostasis and negative feedback Control of blood glucose concentration Required practical 11 Control of blood water potential
NEW Topic 1 Biological molecules model answer revision notes AQA A level Biology
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NEW Topic 1 Biological molecules model answer revision notes AQA A level Biology

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Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals). These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find a list of common mistakes that will help you beat those specific mark schemes. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you. TOPICS INCLUDED (BIOLOGICAL MOLECULES) Monomers and polymers Carbohydrates Lipids Proteins Required practical 1 Nucleic acids ATP Water Inorganic ions
NEW Topic 4 Genetic info, variation & relationships model answer revision notes AQA A Level Biology
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NEW Topic 4 Genetic info, variation & relationships model answer revision notes AQA A Level Biology

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Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals). These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find a list of common mistakes that will help you beat those specific mark schemes. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you. TOPICS INCLUDED (GENETIC INFO, VARIATION AND RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN ORGANISMS) DNA, genes and chromosomes DNA & protein synthesis Genetic diversity mutation meiosis Genetic diversity and adaptation Required practical 6 Species and taxonomy Biodiversity within a community Investigating diversity
NEW Topic 3 organisms exchange substances model answer revision notes AQA A Level Biology
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NEW Topic 3 organisms exchange substances model answer revision notes AQA A Level Biology

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Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals). These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find a list of common mistakes that will help you beat those specific mark schemes. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you. TOPICS INCLUDED (ORGANISMS EXCHANGE SUBSTANCES WITH THEIR ENVIRONMENT) Surface area to volume ratio Gas exchange Digestion and absorption Mass transport in animals Required practical 5 Mass transport in plants
NEW Topic 7 Genetics, populations, evolution & ecosystems model answer notes AQA A Level Biology
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NEW Topic 7 Genetics, populations, evolution & ecosystems model answer notes AQA A Level Biology

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Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals). These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find a list of common mistakes that will help you beat those specific mark schemes. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you. TOPICS INCLUDED (GENETICS, POPULATIONS, EVOLUTION AND ECOSYSTEMS) Inheritance Populations Evolution may lead to speciation Populations in ecosystems Required practical 12
SAMPLE AQA A Level Biology model answer notes
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SAMPLE AQA A Level Biology model answer notes

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FREE SAMPLE Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. IMPORTANT UPDATE As you may know, over the last two years I’ve been in the process of improving these notes. So far, I’ve completed up to and including topic 6 (see preview). I’m aiming to finish topic 7 by February half term 2024 and topic 8 by Easter 2024. Once I’ve finished these, you’ll be able to access to them either by returning to your downloads to see the update or by forwarding your receipt to hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk for me to send them over myself. Thank you for your patience. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals). These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find a list of common mistakes that will help you beat those specific mark schemes. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you.
NEW Topic 5 Energy transfers in & between organisms model answer revision notes AQA A Level Biology
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NEW Topic 5 Energy transfers in & between organisms model answer revision notes AQA A Level Biology

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Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals). These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find a list of common mistakes that will help you beat those specific mark schemes. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you. TOPICS INCLUDED (ENERGY TRANSFERS IN AND BETWEEN ORGANISMS) Photosynthesis Required practical 7 Required practical 8 Respiration Required practical 9 Energy and ecosystems Nutrient cycles
Topic 1 Cell Biology model answer revision notes AQA GCSE Biology
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Topic 1 Cell Biology model answer revision notes AQA GCSE Biology

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Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals), for paper 1. These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find common misconceptions and why they’re wrong, as well as example application questions and model answers. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you. Included are separate versions for combined science (trilogy) and triple science. TOPICS INCLUDED (CELL BIOLOGY) 1.1.1 Eukaryotes and prokaryotes 1.1.2 Animal and plant cells Required practical 1 1.1.3 Cell specialisation 1.1.4 Cell differentiation 1.1.5 Microscopy 1.1.6 Culturing microorganisms Required practical 2 1.2.1 Chromosomes 1.2.2 Mitosis and the cell cycle 1.2.3 Stem cells 1.3.1 Diffusion 1.3.2 Osmosis Required practical 3 1.3.3 Active transport
NEW Topic 8  The control of gene expression model answer notes AQA A Level Biology
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NEW Topic 8 The control of gene expression model answer notes AQA A Level Biology

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Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals). These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find a list of common mistakes that will help you beat those specific mark schemes. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you. TOPICS INCLUDED (CONTROL OF GENE EXPRESSION) Alteration of the sequence of bases in DNA can alter the structure of proteins (aka mutations) Most of a cell’s DNA is not translated (aka stem cells) Regulation of transcription and translation Gene expression and cancer Using genome projects Recombinant DNA technology Differences in DNA between individuals of the same species can be exploited for identification and diagnosis of heritable conditions (aka DNA probes) Genetic fingerprinting
Topic 7 Ecology model answer revision notes AQA GCSE Biology
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Topic 7 Ecology model answer revision notes AQA GCSE Biology

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Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals). These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find common misconceptions and why they’re wrong, as well as example application questions and model answers. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you. Included are separate versions for combined science (trilogy) and triple science. TOPICS INCLUDED (ECOLOGY) 7.1.1 Communities 7.1.2 Abiotic factors 7.1.3 Biotic factors 7.1.4 Adaptations 7.2.1 Levels of organisation Required practical 9 7.2.2 How materials are cycled 7.2.3 Decomposition Required practical 10 7.2.4 Impact of environmental change 7.3.1 Biodiversity 7.3.2 Waste management 7.3.3 Land use 7.3.4 Deforestation 7.3.5 Global warming 7.3.6 Maintaining biodiversity 7.4.1 Trophic levels 7.4.2 Pyramids of biomass 7.4.3 Transfer of biomass 7.5.1 Factors affecting food security 7.5.2 Farming techniques 7.5.3 Sustainable fisheries 7.5.4 Role of biotechnology
Topic 5 Homeostasis & response model answer revision notes AQA GCSE Biology
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Topic 5 Homeostasis & response model answer revision notes AQA GCSE Biology

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Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals). These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find common misconceptions and why they’re wrong, as well as example application questions and model answers. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you. Included are separate versions for combined science (trilogy) and triple science. TOPICS INCLUDED (HOMEOSTASIS AND RESPONSE) 5.1 Homeostasis 5.2.1 Human nervous system structure & function Required practical 7 5.2.2 The brain 5.2.3 The eye 5.2.4 Control of body temperature 5.3.1 Human endocrine system 5.3.2 Control of blood glucose concentration 5.3.3 Maintaining water and nitrogen balance in the body 5.3.4 Hormones in human reproduction 5.3.5 Contraception 5.3.6 The use of hormones to treat infertility 5.3.7 Negative feedback 5.4.1 Plant hormones - control and coordination Required practical 8 5.4.2 Use of plant hormones
Topic 2 Organisation model answer revision notes AQA GCSE Biology
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Topic 2 Organisation model answer revision notes AQA GCSE Biology

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Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals), for paper 1. These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find common misconceptions and why they’re wrong, as well as example application questions and model answers. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you. Included are separate versions for combined science (trilogy) and triple science. TOPICS INCLUDED (ORGANISATION) 2.1 Principles of organisation 2.2.1 The human digestive system Required practical 4 Required practical 5 2.2.2 The heart and blood vessels 2.2.3 Blood 2.2.4 Coronary heart disease 2.2.5 Health issues 2.2.6 Effect of lifestyle on some non-communicable diseases 2.2.7 Cancer 2.3.1 Plant tissues 2.3.2 Plant organ system
FREE SAMPLE Paper 1 & 2 AQA GCSE Biology model answer revision notes
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FREE SAMPLE Paper 1 & 2 AQA GCSE Biology model answer revision notes

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THIS IS A FREE SAMPLE - FULL DOCUMENTS ARE NOT INCLUDED. Follow my TikTok and Instagram @biologywitholivia to see these notes in action. Any questions please email hello@biologywitholivia.co.uk. DESCRIPTION Drawing on my experience as a teacher and extensive analysis of past papers, mark schemes and examiner reports, I’ve created ‘model answer’ notes that cover every point on the AQA specification (including required practicals), for paper 1. These notes are presented in an easy-to-use Q&A format. Colour coding, diagrams and a simple layout makes learning easy. After each sub-topic, you’ll find common misconceptions and why they’re wrong, as well as example application questions and model answers. Having refined these over the last 3 years alongside working as a teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the results they can achieve. I’m confident that they will be an invaluable tool to you. Included are separate versions for combined science (trilogy) and triple science. TOPICS INCLUDED (PAPER 1) Cell Biology (1. cell structure, 2. cell division and 3. transport in cells) Organisation (1. principles of organisation, 2. animal tissues, organs and organ systems and 3. plant tissues, organs and systems) Infection and response (1. communicable disease, 2. monoclonal antibodies (triple), 3. plant disease (triple)) Bioenergetics (1. photosynthesis, 2. respiration) TOPICS INCLUDED (PAPER 2) Homeostasis and response Inheritance, variation and evolution Ecology