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AQA Biol A2 EMPA Megathread

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    (Original post by darkblue)
    Have people been doing last years maggot maze as a mock?
    We just went through the questions in class - i.e. like a normal lesson, rather than a mock.

    I think we're having something else as a mock after half term
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    hi guys. i was wondering which book is the best for preperation for empas? a2 or as as i am resitting my one last year too. thanks
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    (Original post by Jorgeyy)
    60/60 UMS because I prepared for it

    Which is what this thread is trying to achieve aha.

    It doesn't count towards the A* though, right?

    I'm tempted to buy that little purple book thing that's for the EMPA, you know the one I am on about? I have the unit 4 and 5 ones
    hi. 60/60 is AMAZING!! i was wondering how did you prepare? if you used a book which one? thanks
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    Why do some teachers choose to do ISA and others do EMPA whats the difference ,and which one is better ,or easier to score marks in ??
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    (Original post by Whatever9999)
    Why do some teachers choose to do ISA and others do EMPA whats the difference ,and which one is better ,or easier to score marks in ??
    ISA is internally marked, EMPA is externally marked.
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    do you think it would be a good idea to revise unit 5 stuff as well for this empa?? ://

    i hope its on unit 4 though since its still kind of etched in the back of my head
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    (Original post by Whatever9999)
    Why do some teachers choose to do ISA and others do EMPA whats the difference ,and which one is better ,or easier to score marks in ??
    We were told EMPA is easier to score marks in

    The advantage of ISA is that the teachers know roughly how well you've done before results day.
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    so how is everyone revising at the moment?
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    Does anyone know where to obtain last years empa so i can revise it?

    links would be appreciated
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    (Original post by lucy1234)
    so how is everyone revising at the moment?
    I'll probably go into Task 1 without much prep
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    Why
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    Task 1 is fairly straight forward, and you can spend time for 2 and 3 after 1 has given you a decent idea of what to expect
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    (Original post by Jorgeyy)
    60/60 UMS because I prepared for it

    Which is what this thread is trying to achieve aha.

    It doesn't count towards the A* though, right?

    I'm tempted to buy that little purple book thing that's for the EMPA, you know the one I am on about? I have the unit 4 and 5 ones
    what book did you use??
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    Who got markscheme for june 2011 empa??
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    Yooooooo
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    (Original post by Jorgeyy)
    60/60 UMS because I prepared for it

    Which is what this thread is trying to achieve aha.

    It doesn't count towards the A* though, right?

    I'm tempted to buy that little purple book thing that's for the EMPA, you know the one I am on about? I have the unit 4 and 5 ones
    Wow :eek: can you give some advise to us failures . I would really appreciate any help. Thanks
    All the best for A2
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    I have ordered this: http://www.amazon.co.uk/-level-Biolo...0113342&sr=8-1

    I'll let you know if it's any good when it arrives.
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    The a-level biology EMPAs are pretty soon so I was wondering if anyone had any resources to share, such as a guide to standard deviation.
    If anyone has any biology EMPA/ISA resources, could they please share, thanks!
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    Hey. I will do when I hear something do you do biology and chemistry?
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    (Original post by aa_6)
    Hey. I will do when I hear something do you do biology and chemistry?
    No, I only take bio, thanks
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