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    ok guys, lets hear some prediction about the essay question this year for the synoptic.

    i recon its gona be '' discribe the function of hormones in the body ''
    A BRIGHT FUTURE FOR THE PERSON WHO GUESS RIGHT. we willknow on firday.
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    i wish... i imagine it'll be a bit worse like compare hormones to plant growth substances
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    Hey, check this out

    1. The roles of water in the lives of organisms. (JAN 96)
    2. Genetic variation and speciation. (JAN 96)
    3. The effects of light on flowering plants [B] (JUN 96)
    4. Support and movement in animals [B,H] (JUN 96)
    5. The anatomy and mode of life of Homo erectus [H] (JUN 96)
    6. Applications and implications of gene technology (JAN 97)
    7. Roles of pigments in living organisms (JAN 97)
    8. Control of the internal environment in living organisms (JUN 97)
    9. Atmospheric pollution (JUN 97)
    10. The role of enzymes in the control of metabolic pathways (JAN 98)
    11. Gas exchange in animals and flowering plants [B] (JAN 98)
    12. Lipids in living organisms (JUN 98)
    13. Chemical coordination in plants and animals [B] (JUN 98)
    14. Circadian rhythms in the lives of humans [H] (JUN 98)
    15. The movement of molecules and ions through membranes (JAN 99)
    16. The chemical and biological control of insect pests [B] (JAN 99)
    17. The control of fertility in humans [H] (JAN 99)
    18. Water pollution (JUN 99)
    19. Transport systems in mammals and flowering plants [B] / humans [H] (JUN 99)
    20. ATP and its roles in living organisms [B] / humans [H] (JAN 00)
    21. Production and elimination of waste products in animals [B] / humans [H] (JAN 00)
    22. The role of water in the lives of organisms (JUN 00)
    23. The factors affecting the growth and size of populations (JUN 00)
    24. The functions of proteins in plants and animals (JAN 00)
    25. Natural selection and the effects of environmental change (JAN 00)

    I had unit 4 today and there was a brain essay question. i thought that was THE essay, and didnt know it was unit 6

    hope it helps and good luck.
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    meh... i so haven't got time for writing 23 essays... i'll be much more time productive doing m2 revision than writing essays (as it is in the morning before the unit 6 exam). How can you prepare for this without writing essays or spending a lot of time on it???
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    1. The roles of water in the lives of organisms. (JAN 96)
    22. The role of water in the lives of organisms (JUN 00)

    Notice anything similar... lol
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    I really wanted a role of lipids/proteins/carbs/water in living organisms one but hten role of lipids came up in the mock - damn!!
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    (Original post by Bekaboo)
    I really wanted a role of lipids/proteins/carbs/water in living organisms one but hten role of lipids came up in the mock - damn!!
    What mock? Hmm so you think one f these won't come up on Friday?
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    I took January 05 as a mock exam...
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    Oh I see. ARGH! the 'functions of lipids/proteins/water/carbs in living organisms' would have been the ebst essay
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    No genetics whatsoever in unit 5! - me thinks thats gonna feature heavily in unit 6
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    there was a wordy answer on point mutation
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    (Original post by kohlstream)
    there was a wordy answer on point mutation
    That was about it, no hardcore genetics with the linkages and all.
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    NO questions on the kidney , genetic, plant growth subtances, population and pest , action potential , synapse(not hard core ) , the eye....hey there wasn't even that much q's about respiration in unit 4 ...GOSH!....we might just be lucky they might just ask a 15 mark question on the kidey....but then again who am i kidding lol..
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    (Original post by Slick_sista)
    NO questions on the kidney , genetic, plant growth subtances, population and pest , action potential , synapse(not hard core ) , the eye....hey there wasn't even that much q's about respiration in unit 4 ...GOSH!....we might just be lucky they might just ask a 15 mark question on the kidey....but then again who am i kidding lol..
    There was a big question on the kidney and ADH and something to do with NaCl? Better not be a question on the kidnay, I still don't get it :confused:
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    Anyone have any past papers essay questions for 2001 and 2002 ?

    At least we can ignore topics set at least in a range of 3-4 years
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    this synoptic is guna be the worst exam ever!!! didnt someone say on here a while ago that they had an examiner talk at their school and an essay on water is likely??
    so basically no one knws whats gona come up....how are people guna revise? i dnt knw where to start!!
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    Also nothing on protein synthesis came up on unit 5 - perhaps that could show? I don't want to do 25 essay plans
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    has anyone got the essay titles from 2000-present??
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    Im gonna assume human evolution will feature in unit 6 and nerves best because i revised hard for them :P
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    i swear i didnt study human evolution? is that only part of human biology??
 
 
 
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