AQA Biol 4 unofficial markscheme

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Feel free to leave a note and i'll get around to editing it
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1...3mEy3PU94/edit
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Feel free to leave a note and i'll get around to editing it
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1...3mEy3PU94/edit
Thank you so much for this You've made me feel so much better about how I did! Hopefully unit 5 will be good too
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Thank you so much for this You've made me feel so much better about how I did! Hopefully unit 5 will be good too
I think I did well enough I can get a D in biol 5 and still come out with an A, so pretty pleased too! :O
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Thanks so much, this is really useful. Repped
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I dropped 11 marks max I think! beaut paper
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Feel free to leave a note and i'll get around to editing it
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1...3mEy3PU94/edit
In regards to the first question, the mark schemes for past papers state the term for a community MUST have the phrase 'all species' in it. The question asked for a term describing different species within a habitat... sounds to me like the answer should have been 'an ecosystem'?... help!!
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In regards to the first question, the mark schemes for past papers state the term for a community MUST have the phrase 'all species' in it. The question asked for a term describing different species within a habitat... sounds to me like the answer should have been 'an ecosystem'?... help!!
From my memory, an ecosystem is defined as a self-contained functioning unit consisting of all the necessary abiotic and biotic factors.
I wouldnt read into it too much, they're not trying to trick you at every step. Im 95% certain its community
If they meant ecosystem theyd have made it more obvious, i.e. my answer
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From my memory, an ecosystem is defined as a self-contained functioning unit consisting of all the necessary abiotic and biotic factors.
I wouldnt read into it too much, they're not trying to trick you at every step. Im 95% certain its community
If they meant ecosystem theyd have made it more obvious, i.e. my answer
just wanted to confirm! Overall a good exam - thanks for the mark scheme!
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just wanted to confirm! Overall a good exam - thanks for the mark scheme!
I cant take all the credit for it, someone had it up prior, but it got overrun by trolls spamming donald trump etc xD. So i managed to salvage what I could..
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I cant take all the credit for it, someone had it up prior, but it got overrun by trolls spamming donald trump etc xD. So i managed to salvage what I could..
Hahah of course! you did a great job
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From my memory, an ecosystem is defined as a self-contained functioning unit consisting of all the necessary abiotic and biotic factors.
I wouldnt read into it too much, they're not trying to trick you at every step. Im 95% certain its community
If they meant ecosystem theyd have made it more obvious, i.e. my answer
Isn't it Interspecific competition?Since key word is different species.

"A population is a group of individuals of the same species inhabiting an area. Acommunity is a group of interacting populations (comprising all the living things)within an area." Defining population and community.

i could be wrong probably haha,caught out by different species^
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It was my idea lol, you can thank me later
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This paper was actually not that bad.

However, I kept finding myself making stupid mistakes and not thinking about things properly such as the RQ question. It was obviously 1, yet I didnt put it and just the overall amount of these silly 1 mark mistakes is really going to screw me over, especially since I did revise a fair amount.

Such a shame. I know its all in the past now but venting on here somehow makes it a bit easier to deal with.

Also, how did you remember all the questions @OP? Did you get access to the paper and how did you formulate all the correct answers?
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what a legend. thanks a mil
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