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A Level

Biology


Year 12

Unit 1 (16.7% of A Level mark)

  • Disease
  • Molecules in Biochemistry
  • Cells and Transport
  • Lung Function and disease
  • Heart Function and disease
  • Principles of Immunology

Unit 2 (23.3% of A Level mark)

  • Investigation Variation
  • DNA Structure and replication
  • Cell Division
  • Gas Exchange surfaces
  • Mass Transport
  • Principles of Taxonomy
  • Biodiversity

Year 13

Unit 4 (16.7% of A Level mark)

  • Ecology
  • Respiration
  • Photosynthesis
  • Energy Flow
  • Nutrient Cycles
  • Inheritance and Speciation

Unit 5 (23.3% of A Level mark)

  • Animal Behaviour
  • Co-ordination
  • Muscle physiology
  • Homeostasis
  • Protein synthesis
  • Gene Technology

Useful links

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/a-level/biology-2410

http://www.s-cool.co.uk/a-level/biology

http://www.biology-innovation.co.uk/


Assessment information

AQA examination board.

AS EMPA (Externally Marked Practical Assessment) 10% of A level mark.

A2 EMPA 10% of A level mark.

EMPA material covered in weekly practical sessions, examined in May.