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    Who is prepared? I'm so nervous, the first exam is on 17th May! Which science are you most confident about?

    (Original post by Noshin21a)
    Who is prepared? I'm so nervous, the first exam is on 17th May! Which science are you most confident about?
    Confident on Chemistry/Biology. Worried about Physics!
    Take it you are with AQA. Im doing B1,C1,P1,B2,C2&P2!

    Hi all
    Is anyone else struggling to understand the boiling and melting points in the earths atmosphere
    😁anyone shed any light?

    Yeah I'm in year 10 , I hope they're easy D: I've done a few biology past papers and gotten A*s on all of them. I hate the graph 6 markers though, (like the MRSA bacteria ones) have any tips on them?

    Hiya! Did my core last year and got an A in all three units
    top tips
    - ANNOTATE UNITS for the physics equations sheet as soon as you get in the exam
    - flick through the paper before you begin it, see if you can attempt the 6 mark question first or do any 3/2 mark questions that you are confident in
    - often when the question asks to give 'reasons' put down several as they will mark the correct ones and its better to have many than just one
    - remember most questions are worded weirdly but always involve application of processes so whenever you get stuck, always think of a process that may link to it
    - for data interpretation, explain the data explicitly and what you can visibly see, and then apply particular processes to the data if they apply
    - lastly, always look at the back page to see if there are questions because my whole year didn't last year and we lost 6 marks on the last page as noone knew their were questions
    - when you flick through the paper, if you see ALOT of data interpretation questions, take into consideration time management greatly as it is these which take up the most time - i ran out of time in my bio exam last year as it was MAINLY ALL data questions

    I'm in year 10 and I'm doing lots of Science A papers, I got 81% on my last one so I have to work harder. I'm most confident with Physics and kinda Chemistry but I just cannot do Biology :/
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