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AQA A2 BIOL5 22nd June 2012

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    (Original post by al_habib)
    guys i know its too early to start with unit 5 but yeah am off to chapter 14, hopefully i finish this by tomorrow, and then do questions at the end of the chapter.
    i'll post notes, essays and relevant websites on BIOL5
    this site have good bio notes --> http://www.heckgrammar.kirklees.sch....ex.php?p=10312
    That link is awesome, thanks for sharing!

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    Great link.

    Do you have some more essay questions?
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    (Original post by Jorgeyy)
    That link is awesome, thanks for sharing!

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    thanx Jorgeyy
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    (Original post by j.po)
    Great link.

    Do you have some more essay questions?
    try these:-

    -The Causes of Variation and its biological importance

    -How Microscopes have contributed to our understanding of living organisms

    -The Factors which influence the concentration of glucose in the blood
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    (Original post by al_habib)
    -How Microscopes have contributed to our understanding of living organisms
    That would be horrible.. how could we write 25 marks on that?
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    (Original post by Heyimdec)
    That would be horrible.. how could we write 25 marks on that?
    We couldn't, it doesn't cover the specification broadly enough so wouldn't be an essay question.
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    (Original post by SpringNicht)
    We've got section 3.5.8 to go and we're done wooooo

    Only the EMPA and revision to go soon
    :eek: We've done a whole two topics (although I have one terrible teacher, we spent last lesson learning about cystic fibrosis and not for gene therapy and the one before redoing some Biol 1 for no reason. )
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    (Original post by Chihiro94)
    :eek: We've done a whole two topics (although I have one terrible teacher, we spent last lesson learning about cystic fibrosis and not for gene therapy and the one before redoing some Biol 1 for no reason. )
    I think it's probably because we only took a week off learning unit 5 in january to revise lol
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    (Original post by DoaaK)
    jan 2012 paper anyone?
    How many times does this need explaining, there are no January papers for this exam. It is yearly only.
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    (Original post by NutterFrutter)
    We couldn't, it doesn't cover the specification broadly enough so wouldn't be an essay question.
    it is horrible essay question i've to admit, it was one of the P/P questions
    if we had this essay we need to dig deep and try to make LINKS from different angles on the spec.
    this is how i'll approach it
    -describe the structures and functions of light and electron microscope.
    -describe the structures and function of different organelles produced from electron microscope,
    -choose an organelle such as mitochondria explain Glycolysis--> Link Reaction--> ETC.
    -Nuclei-DNA, Trnscription--> Translation--> Ribosomes-->formation of protein
    -Chloroplast-light dependent and independent
    -Neurones-Describe both neurones, How Resting Potential is maintained, AP, How impulse is transmitted both non & myelinated sheath, across synapse, Neuromascular Junction.

    you can go on & on, without microscope we'll never had this info.
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    (Original post by al_habib)
    it is horrible essay question i've to admit, it was one of the P/P questions
    if we had this essay we need to dig deep and try to make LINKS from different angles on the spec.
    this is how i'll approach it
    -describe the structures and functions of light and electron microscope.
    -describe the structures and function of different organelles produced from electron microscope,
    -choose an organelle such as mitochondria explain Glycolysis--> Link Reaction--> ETC.
    -Nuclei-DNA, Trnscription--> Translation--> Ribosomes-->formation of protein
    -Chloroplast-light dependent and independent
    -Neurones-Describe both neurones, How Resting Potential is maintained, AP, How impulse is transmitted both non & myelinated sheath, across synapse, Neuromascular Junction.

    you can go on & on, without microscope we'll never had this info.
    Was it a question on the current specification (post-2008)?
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    (Original post by Heyimdec)
    That would be horrible.. how could we write 25 marks on that?
    ^^ hope that helps
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    (Original post by NutterFrutter)
    Was it a question on the current specification (post-2008)?
    I have lists of essay questions am not sure which year is it specifically
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    (Original post by thegodofgod)
    What do you need help with?

    I was supposed to do an essay (1000 words) on the ethics of using animals for recombinant DNA technology, and ended up writing 1100 words on Diabetes and insulin
    I was suppose to give a 3 minute presentation on diabetes and insulin, ended up spending 30 minutes on my presentation.
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    I love this unit, human biology and essay question it is right up my street.
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    (Original post by Besakt)
    I love this unit, human biology and essay question it is right up my street.
    love this unit as well, i got an essay to write this weekend- Transfer through ecosystem.
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    (Original post by al_habib)
    love this unit as well, i got an essay to write this weekend- Transfer through ecosystem.
    We haven't started doing essay practice yet.
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    (Original post by Besakt)
    We haven't started doing essay practice yet.
    Niether have we. Does anyone have any examples or guidance? I want to go ahead and start (I really don't trust my teacher)
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    (Original post by al_habib)
    ^^ hope that helps
    Half of that stuff you listed is so indirectly related to microscopes, I can't see how it would score many marks. It seems we can just write anything from any of units.
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    (Original post by Heyimdec)
    Half of that stuff you listed is so indirectly related to microscopes, I can't see how it would score many marks. It seems we can just write anything from any of units.
    thats how essays are, if you don't comprehend the title try to make connections across the spec rather than leaving empty.I would be happy if you chip in and correct my mistakes.

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