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    I am currently studying the new 9-1 triple science GCSE. I do pretty well however i feel i could do better with more help. Not so much biology but Chemistry and Physics usually seem okay in lesson/ revision but a lot of the questions seem to confuse me in the mocks we have had. Also i tend to not be very good at summarising the topics so any summary sheets of the topics would be helpful/ advice on how to summarise. Any help would be fantastic, thanks.
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    Maybe you don't like to learn this way but I suggest reading each paragraph from your text book and then summarising it by typing/ writing it up. This way you learn and have notes on hand which are compressed versions of the same info in the text book.
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    (Original post by onceandnever)
    Maybe you don't like to learn this way but I suggest reading each paragraph from your text book and then summarising it by typing/ writing it up. This way you learn and have notes on hand which are compressed versions of the same info in the text book.
    I will give it a try, thanks for the advice .
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    (Original post by VirgoStrain)
    I recommend summarising notes from a CGP textbook as the school textbooks are often bulky and contain a lot of throwaway and unnecessary information.
    The CGP textbooks are great. I use them currently but struggle to find anything that is not needed.
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    I'm in the exact same situation. I'm fine in class but then as soon as I have a test, I completely fail. I'm fine with biology but I got 10/30 in my chemistry test and 13/30 in my physics. I think what I'm going to start doing is extra revision and start writing notes in my own words.
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    (Original post by Emrockpurple)
    I'm in the exact same situation. I'm fine in class but then as soon as I have a test, I completely fail. I'm fine with biology but I got 10/30 in my chemistry test and 13/30 in my physics. I think what I'm going to start doing is extra revision and start writing notes in my own words.
    Im the same, i can remember everything i need to just not how to apporach the exam question. I know the formulas and stuff but panick and dont realise where you have to use two formulas to get the answer or just talk about the wrong thing entirely. Also i always seem to run out of time aha.
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    This question is specific to AQA GCSE Physics, Chemistry, Biology(separate sciences)

    My question is wether the exam board uses the specification to make mark schemes.

    For eg. if in the spec, a predator is defined to be:-

    "Consumers that hunt and kill other animals are called predators"

    Will it be the exact same in the mark scheme?
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    I think it would help to just practice answering different types of questions about the same content. That way you will not only memorise but also learn how to apply the content to different contexts.
    You`ll find loads of questions online on Quizzlet and Seneca Learning - e.g https://app.senecalearning.com/class...d-03428b3770b9

    For summaries, I'd go to BBC bitesize and Seneca learning - https://senecalearning.com/resources/
 
 
 
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