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Hi, I recently done my additional science mock paper and got a grade D, I revised so much for that exam too! Does anybody have any good revision techniques/resources that I can use, and how did you pass science (if you did)?
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Hi, I recently done my additional science mock paper and got a grade D, I revised so much for that exam too! Does anybody have any good revision techniques/resources that I can use, and how did you pass science (if you did)?
Well I haven't done additional science yet but I found going through the past papers is the most useful as often similar questions repeat and you almost learn the marking points. Also, reading the examiner's reports helps as it shows the do nots that can cause you to drop lots of marks.

(Btw what exam board are you on?)

I know it's quite old now but thought I'd help
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I'm on the OCR exam board
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Past papers are always useful, without a doubt. You can revise using GoConqr if you like to use that. I can show you some of what I've made if you like?

https://www.goconqr.com/en-GB/p/4479...tion-mind_maps

I find it incredibly useful, and I hope you do too.
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Yes past papers are always great to see what kind of answers you need to write in order to pick up the most marks and to see what topics are your strongest/weakest.
You can also read the GCSE specification because that tells you everything you need to know and you can watch revision videos on YouTube to get an understanding of the topics you may be struggling with
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Revision cards are good revision when making them and reading them. Have a revision card for each topic - one side information, one side questions to revise from.
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Thanks for the help
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Hi, I recently done my additional science mock paper and got a grade D, I revised so much for that exam too! Does anybody have any good revision techniques/resources that I can use, and how did you pass science (if you did)?
Number one, get a CGP guide! Read it, note what you don't know, and don't waste time taking note of things you already know, or reading an exam-board endorsed textbook with unnecessary content.
Number two, draw what you learn. In B2 (Additional Biology), for example, you could draw labelled a load of isomerase-covered spheres (I forget the name), to show how isomerase converts glucose to fructose. Science is about application, You need to know the content, but also how it works, and how it can be applied (e.g. isomerase in slimming foods).
(quite proud of that knowledge I remembered!)
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It depends how you learn best. If you find fast paced revision like me, I'd recommend listening to podcasts for a topic, then completing past paper questions on it and marking them yourself.
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I find watching My GCSE Science really helpful, his videos have helped many kids get A/A*'s
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I find watching My GCSE Science really helpful, his videos have helped many kids get A/A*'s
OP is doing OCR.
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