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    Hey Everyone!

    I made this thread for my fellow CIE students who are writing their exams in May/June. I hope we can all discuss our exam techniques and share resources together!

    If anyone has any resources they can send me a message or post them below and I will add then to this section!

    Past papers WITH MARK SCHEMES: https://drive.google.com/folderview?...&usp=drive_web

    I also made VERY detailed flashcards on Quizlet: https://quizlet.com/lovinggracem/folders/igcse-biology

    GOOD LUCK!
    (Us CIE students have got to stick together! )
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    Hi! I moved this thread to the Biology Exam forum - you're more likely to get some responses there :bl:
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    Thanks for this, struggling to revise for Alternative to Practical, any tips?
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    line-e learn all the food tests, tests for water and carbon dioxide. Know how the examiners want you to draw diagrams, practice drawing graphs and I'm also doing some things about enzymes, plant biology and animal kingdoms as they seem to come up in past papers a lot.
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    I found it horrible. Everyone was saying how easy it was and I just went blank....life wtf was that drawing question?! and what did people for the control experiment

    How did everyone find it
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    (Original post by DJShaji)
    I found it horrible. Everyone was saying how easy it was and I just went blank....life wtf was that drawing question?! and what did people for the control experiment

    How did everyone find it
    In my school, some people were saying boil potato and others to not use alcohols
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    (Original post by 123Master321)
    In my school, some people were saying boil potato and others to not use alcohols
    eugh I wrote use water instead of alcohol to show that catalase does infact work with hydrogen peroxide
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    (Original post by DJShaji)
    eugh I wrote use water instead of alcohol to show that catalase does infact work with hydrogen peroxide
    Thats right!
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    What about the table of results? How did you guys put the number of bubbles and the mean number of bubbles in the same table? And wtf was that diagram that we had to draw?
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    (Original post by examhater44)
    Thats right!
    Yea water is correct
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    (Original post by Kai Sun)
    What about the table of results? How did you guys put the number of bubbles and the mean number of bubbles in the same table? And wtf was that diagram that we had to draw?
    What did you do?

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    This is what I did....I kinda went blank with drawing a fricking table
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    Yeah, I reckon you are right.
    This is what I did -_-
    http://prnt.sc/b0cjt0
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    Guys, Im freaking outI drew my whole table (including the writing in the table) in pencil............That's ok righttt??? Because it says that diagrams can be drawn in pencil
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    (Original post by Kai Sun)
    Yeah, I reckon you are right.
    This is what I did -_-
    http://prnt.sc/b0cjt0
    I did that exactly except I put the mean only once.......dw they will accept it
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    Guys, Im freaking outI drew my whole table (including the writing in the table) in pencil............That's ok righttt??? Because it says that diagrams can be drawn in pencil.
    Pls someone respond
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    (Original post by examhater44)
    Guys, Im freaking outI drew my whole table (including the writing in the table) in pencil............That's ok righttt??? Because it says that diagrams can be drawn in pencil.
    Pls someone respond
    They surely can't deduct marks for using pencil. If they ask for diagrams in HB pencil, then it means that when they scan your paper, they can read the pencil markings, if you get what I mean? As long as it shows up on their computer screens, it should be fine.
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    (Original post by Kai Sun)
    They surely can't deduct marks for using pencil. If they ask for diagrams in HB pencil, then it means that when they scan your paper, they can read the pencil markings, if you get what I mean? As long as it shows up on their computer screens, it should be fine.
    oh ok, thanks
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    Guys,
    what did u put for the question that said why the delivery tube is put in water?
    and
    what did u guys get for ur magnification?
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    (Original post by examhater44)
    Guys,
    what did u put for the question that said why the delivery tube is put in water?
    and
    what did u guys get for ur magnification?
    For placing the delivery tube first, I thought it would allow the person to start recording the number of bubbles immediately after putting the potato in, not 100% sure myself tbh.

    For the magnification, it depended on how much bigger you drew your own diagram. I got about x1.9 I think.
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    (Original post by Kai Sun)
    For placing the delivery tube first, I thought it would allow the person to start recording the number of bubbles immediately after putting the potato in, not 100% sure myself tbh.

    For the magnification, it depended on how much bigger you drew your own diagram. I got about x1.9 I think.
    How many marks was the delivery tube one?
    I think it was 1 mark but just clarify if I'm wrong

    I got magnification to be 1.59, that's a valid answer right?
 
 
 
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