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    I have seen alot of people on TSR do self taught subjects. i have a bio teacher, but wanted to know how to teach myself the subject.
    Please post any tips/advice

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    read, copy, memorise...write it out from memory...bio is memorising mostly
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    YOu need to be very disciplined and patient with biology because there is ALOT of facts and general content to remember. Especially new words!. I gradually picked up the words as i went along during the course using them to answer questions. You should make your notes clear and concise, following the exam board criteria by referring to their website for a copy of their syllabus. And make sure you use a range of resources when your initially learning a new topic..once youve actually learnt a topic you could always use a revision guide to jolt your memory from time to time but when your first learning its best to use a range of textbooks . eg biology for you i found was excellent, yo will need to look the author up on the net though because its slipped my mind.
    When it comes to the exams you need exam practice and plenty of it. THis means doing at least 4/5 past papers for EACH unit and going over the mark schemes. Allow yourself plenty of time to do this. Out of all the subjects i studied at alevel (and i had pretty much all science subjects) biology took the most of my time. Best of luck
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    i think bio can be very complex sometime, you need to reiterate the facts, if you have a teacher why self teach though?
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    could anyone suggest something for practicals?
    how would you get about the requirements for the practical lab works?
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    by going to school
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    by taking the coursework option - you can write an extended essay instead
 
 
 
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