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Edexcel Additional Biology GCSE 2015 Watch

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    Is everybody ready? what predictions do you have for the 6 markers, or any of them to be honest?
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    (Original post by Segsation)
    Is everybody ready? what predictions do you have for the 6 markers, or any of them to be honest?
    Heya, I'm going to put this in the Biology forum for you as you should get more responses there.

    You should also check out the forum to see if there's any other threads there which might be helpful to you! http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?f=129
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    I split up the whole syllabus in to individual topics and went through all the past papers and these are the topics that haven't come up:
    Microscopes
    DNA Key words
    GM Beta-carotene
    Pros/cons of stem cells
    Diffusion
    Growth of animals/plants
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    I agree ^ what do u mean by key words


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    (Original post by studyblogg)
    I agree ^ what do u mean by key words


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    I mean like if it was to ask a question about the difference between a gene/chromosome or just the definitions of any words related to DNA
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    The other ones that haven't come up for a long time are:
    extracting DNA
    Pros/cons of cloning
    Stem cells
    Cells/tissues/organs
    Circulatory system
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    Oh right thank you so much
    I've don't the same and have looked have looked at all of the questions
    Last years paper looked soo good really e.g. The 6 marker on enzyme rate of reaction



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    How did everyone find it????
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    (Original post by Segsation)
    How did everyone find it????
    It was great, or at least would have been if I turned the paper and saw there was a question on the back...
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    It was really easy
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    (Original post by yukicookie)
    It was great, or at least would have been if I turned the paper and saw there was a question on the back...
    Haha! So many people did that.. Luckily for me I flicked through, and wrote around 5 bullet points at supersonic pace, so I think I should have three marks worth!
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    (Original post by yukicookie)
    It was great, or at least would have been if I turned the paper and saw there was a question on the back...
    ah i thought a lot of people would miss that question
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    (Original post by yukicookie)
    It was great, or at least would have been if I turned the paper and saw there was a question on the back...
    This happened in my mock lol so I always check all the pages now
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    What was the answer for the last question? I completely guessed.
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    On the last question I had to rush it so could only use bullet points, I said

    1) Able to develop better medicines
    2)Greater scientific knowledge
    3)Provide organs to humans in which there is a shortage
    4)No humans involved
    Do you think I would still get the 3 marks as there's no need to write in prose as QWC is only 6 markers?
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    (Original post by EarlOfMaidstone)
    On the last question I had to rush it so could only use bullet points, I said

    1) Able to develop better medicines
    2)Greater scientific knowledge
    3)Provide organs to humans in which there is a shortage
    4)No humans involved
    Do you think I would still get the 3 marks as there's no need to write in prose as QWC is only 6 markers?
    Yes
    Anyway you don't need to write in paragraphs for the long answers, it's a myth
    My physics teacher always says that what they mean is you have to correctly spell scientific terms and use full sentences with capital letters and full stops. So you could easily write bullet point sentences and still get the marks.
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    (Original post by EarlOfMaidstone)
    On the last question I had to rush it so could only use bullet points, I said

    1) Able to develop better medicines
    2)Greater scientific knowledge
    3)Provide organs to humans in which there is a shortage
    4)No humans involved
    Do you think I would still get the 3 marks as there's no need to write in prose as QWC is only 6 markers?
    looks right to me mate... I wrote about transplants =(
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    (Original post by Abdullahggmu)
    looks right to me mate... I wrote about transplants =(
    I would say you should get at least one mark for that though, as transplants is a valid advantage!
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    (Original post by Rainbowhorror01)
    Yes
    Anyway you don't need to write in paragraphs for the long answers, it's a myth
    My physics teacher always says that what they mean is you have to correctly spell scientific terms and use full sentences with capital letters and full stops. So you could easily write bullet point sentences and still get the marks.
    My sentences for the last Q were very basic and short, but I was conveying the right answer so they are correct. let's hope I get a nice examiner🙏🏼
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    What did you write for the other questions I feel like I've done really bad on the higher 😲😵😭
 
 
 
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