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Hi,
I need help & guidance on revising from the aqa spec im kinda confused right now and need guidance...
Why hasnt anyone made any revision notes and materials online for the spec, i went on getrevising to get biology help but it says biology b1 biology 1 etc... and on my spec the coding isnt B1.1.1 etc. its like 4.1.1 and i cant find any information on youtube of anyone going over the spec through this coding and the topics dont match.
i got this spec
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/scien...e/biology-8461
and its the one im meant to use.
However i dont know how to use it and i can't find notes for this specification


im lost. help pls...
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Hi,
I need help & guidance on revising from the aqa spec im kinda confused right now and need guidance...
Why hasnt anyone made any revision notes and materials online for the spec, i went on getrevising to get biology help but it says biology b1 biology 1 etc... and on my spec the coding isnt B1.1.1 etc. its like 4.1.1 and i cant find any information on youtube of anyone going over the spec through this coding and the topics dont match.
i got this spec
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/scien...e/biology-8461
and its the one im meant to use.
However i dont know how to use it and i can't find notes for this specification


im lost. help pls...
Hey, most of the biology spec is on revision sites- are you new to AQA? The 4 is there bc that’s its place on the contents page. There are 7 topics:
B1- Cell biology
B2- Organisation
B3- Infection and response
B4- Bioenergetics
B5- Homeostasis and response
B6- Inheritance, variation and evolution
B7- Ecology
If you’re still lost, just replace the 4 with a b.

Good luck here are a few good textbooks:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/000...u6L&ref=plSrch
https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/000...2GL&ref=plSrch
https://collins.co.uk/products/9780008160739
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https://senecalearning.com/resources/ - These are Biology AQA summaries. The website was launched only a few weeks ago, so it probably covers the new specs
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https://senecalearning.com/resources/ - These are Biology AQA summaries. The website was launched only a few weeks ago, so it probably covers the new specs
is this for combined science?
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is this for combined science?
no, for each of them individually
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is this for combined science?
hey im also on combined and had a quick look, it looks fine to use, theres some things that arent on our spec, which i'll list down below:
B1 (cell biology)- culturing microorganisms
B3 (infection and response)- monoclonal antibodies
B5 (homeostasis and response)- kidney failure, plant hormones, the eye, the human brain, water and nitrogen balance

C4 (chemical changes)- titration
C10 (using resources)- haber process, alloys, ceramics + polymers

All of the physics stuff says whether its for chem (single) or not.
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hey im also on combined and had a quick look, it looks fine to use, theres some things that arent on our spec, which i'll list down below:
B1 (cell biology)- culturing microorganisms
B3 (infection and response)- monoclonal antibodies
B5 (homeostasis and response)- kidney failure, plant hormones, the eye, the human brain, water and nitrogen balance

C4 (chemical changes)- titration
C10 (using resources)- haber process, alloys, ceramics + polymers

All of the physics stuff says whether its for chem (single) or not.
thanks you x good luck in your exams, iv just started revising
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thanks you x good luck in your exams, iv just started revising
you are welcome, and good luck, i am sure you’ll do brill
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hey im also on combined and had a quick look, it looks fine to use, theres some things that arent on our spec, which i'll list down below:
B1 (cell biology)- culturing microorganisms
B3 (infection and response)- monoclonal antibodies
B5 (homeostasis and response)- kidney failure, plant hormones, the eye, the human brain, water and nitrogen balance

C4 (chemical changes)- titration
C10 (using resources)- haber process, alloys, ceramics + polymers

All of the physics stuff says whether its for chem (single) or not.

im doing triple science so does every topic apply to me
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im doing triple science so does every topic apply to me
yes
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Hey, most of the biology spec is on revision sites- are you new to AQA? The 4 is there bc that’s its place on the contents page. There are 7 topics:
B1- Cell biology
B2- Organisation
B3- Infection and response
B4- Bioenergetics
B5- Homeostasis and response
B6- Inheritance, variation and evolution
B7- Ecology
If you’re still lost, just replace the 4 with a b.

Good luck here are a few good textbooks:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/000...u6L&ref=plSrch
https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/000...2GL&ref=plSrch
https://collins.co.uk/products/9780008160739
thanks
i needed this
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thanks
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you’re welcome )
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[QUOTE=lydiarutharnold;76925566]yes)
so, on seneca
that revision website does every single topic apply to me? if i use that website for revision will it be able to get me a 9? is there ny garbage revision on that website? like extra info.

Also, does the spec change every year and if so, how many years after like every 2 years or soo etc?
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yes
so, on seneca
that revision website does every single topic apply to me? if i use that website for revision will it be able to get me a 9? is there ny garbage revision on that website? like extra info.

Also, does the spec change every year and if so, how many years after like every 2 years or soo etc?
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so, on seneca
that revision website does every single topic apply to me? if i use that website for revision will it be able to get me a 9? is there ny garbage revision on that website? like extra info.

Also, does the spec change every year and if so, how many years after like every 2 years or soo etc?
I think that you should revise using the specimen papers as well as senaca, but hopefully yes? and i think it has everything you need i wouldn’t know tho im only doing combined and this is the first year of doing science with the new spec, I think that they wouldn’t change the spec too often, its changed bc of the switch from A*-E to 9-1 but I don’t think they’d do this on a regular basis. I am not too sure but good luck anyways, I can’t speak about grade 9s bc I am barely scraping 7s myself in combined )
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I think that you should revise using the specimen papers as well as senaca, but hopefully yes? and i think it has everything you need i wouldn’t know tho im only doing combined and this is the first year of doing science with the new spec, I think that they wouldn’t change the spec too often, its changed bc of the switch from A*-E to 9-1 but I don’t think they’d do this on a regular basis. I am not too sure but good luck anyways, I can’t speak about grade 9s bc I am barely scraping 7s myself in combined )
THANKS! for this reply


i made another thread could u also help me out on there?
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is this for combined science?
It also has all the combined topics separately
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THANKS! for this reply


i made another thread could u also help me out on there?
will do
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