Edexcel B1 - 15th May 2017: Question and predictions?

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Do the science exams have generally similar questions/topics? I have done 3-4 past papers in Biology (B1 - Foundation) in exam conditions, and then marked them and am passing by around 10 marks each time according to the grade boundaries. Should I be worried about it being a lot different? I'm currently going over questions I got wrong, and then some things from your B1 video (Edexcel).

Also, does anybody have any predictions of what will come up?

EDIT: The title should say 16th May 2017*.
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Hey there! This is just a prediction but based on general exams, Edexcel likes to bring up questions that students have struggled with in the past so I think we might see high marks for questions on: Evolution, Diabetes and insulin, Plant Hormones (commercial use) and Homeostatis. Edexcel also loves to throw in Punnet Square questions on inheritance in each exam and talk about homeostasis and species. Last year however, there was no mention of the central nervous system so expect that a Reflex Arc question might come up. There also might be a hefty six mark question on analysis of inheritance graphs as the exam board haven't used that in a while! Because Edexcels 2014 and 2016 papers were very similar in the way topics crossed over, I have a feeling the 2015 paper may be vaguely similar to this years, but this is all just predictions from my own knowledge best of luck, just remember to extend every one of your questions! X
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I suppose the Nitrogen cycle and carbon cycle, plotting biomass graph could be equally important perhaps...
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(Original post by Iluv2edgedsword)
I suppose the Nitrogen cycle and carbon cycle, plotting biomass graph could be equally important perhaps...
The Nitrogen Cycle is B2, not B1
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(Original post by ryanclarke16)
The Nitrogen Cycle is B2, not B1
No, it's B1
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I'm really sorry for not mentioning it earlier...The nitrogen cycle is in B1 for GCSE EDEXCEL Pearson course...My predictions are the worst...For those who are taking this course...More focus should be put on nervous system, drugs, speciation(natural selection part)....
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