Biology (triple ) 2018 Paper 2 AQA predictionsWatch
B10- PRINCIPLES OF HOMEOSTASIS
This includes knowing about the nervous system and the function. You have to know reflex arcs, synapses and how they work,the brain and its structure, the complications, the eye and eye treatment along with ADVS AND DIS-ADVS and the common problems with eyes.
This includes knowing about the endocrine system, glucoregulation, pancreas, treating diabetes,negative feedback, thyroid, human reproduction, the menstrual cycle, artificial control of fertility, infertility treatments and the DISADVS AND ADVS, plant hormones and using them.
B12-HOMEOSTASIS IN ACTION
This includes knowing about: keeping warm, removing waste products, the human kidney, dialysis, kidney transplants, ADH.
This includes the types of reproduction, cell division, genome and DNA, DNA structure and protein synthesis, gene expression and mutation, inheritance, genetics, punnet squares, inherited disorders, screening genetics disorders and the concerns.
B14-VARIATION AND EVOLUTION
This includes knowing about variation, natural selection, selective breeding, genetic engineering, cloning, adult cell cloning and ethics of genetic technology.
B15-GENETICS AND EVOLUTION
This includes the history of genetics (Mendel), theories of evolution (Charles Darwin, Lamarck), accepting Darwin's ideas, Evolution&speciation, evidence for evolution (fossils), fossils and extinction, antibiotic resistant bacteria,classification, new systems of classification (pandas).
B16-ADAPTATIONS, INTERDEPENDENCE AND COMPETITION
This includes: communities, abiotic factors, quadrats, transects, competition in animals and plants, survival and adaptations in plants and animals.
B17-ORGANISING AN ECOSYSTEM
This includes knowing about feeding relationships, materials cycling, the water cycle, the carbon cycle, photosynthesis, rates of decomposition.
B18- BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEMS
This includes knowing about the human population and explosion, land and water pollution, air pollution, deforestation and peat destruction, global warming, the impact of change, maintaining biodiversity, trophic levels of biomass,biomass transfers, factors affecting food security, making food production efficient, food chains and sustainable food production.