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    i can't stand it. officially understand nothing because it's all like chemistry and cells and EURGH. i don't know what i was expecting but i prefer the more like wordy side of it like at gcse. oh well its a science a level i should expect science but it is so hard. anyone else think this or do you enjoy it?
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    I hated it, but I just treated it like a memory task. I certainly found it the easiest one of the sciences to study for - it doesn't matter if you don't understand anything (unlike maths, physics or chemistry), it's just a case of memorise, memorise and memorise.
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    I find it much better than AS Chemistry tbh.
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    Aww I actually love biology.. my favourite of the three subjects I do!
    I think it's because I've got a really good teacher though :]
    What I do hate, however, is that my college isn't doing the first exam in Jan, so I've got to remember *everything* until June
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    I preferred AS Biology to AS Chemistry but it has completely reversed at A2. So far the topics I've encountered in A2 Chemistry aren't that much of a step up compared to AS so the progression is manageable to comprehend, which came to my surprise considering how big I found the jump between GCSE and AS Chemistry. BYB4 is a tough module in terms of how much there is to learn and understand, in particular the details of respiration, photosynthesis, neurones...etc.

    The key with Biology is to understand what you are learning. I can guarantee that if you sit down, focus and concentrate when reading your notes, you'll begin to recall facts and get the jist of what is in front of you. Heck, you may even start enjoying it! The first module, core principles, is introductory biochemistry which is a bit bland compared to the other modules based on genes, genetic engineering and physiology. Nevertheless, you can pick up so many marks in that module since the same questions get recycled year after year just phrased differently.

    If you need specific help with any topic, feel free to PM me and I'll try and help you out.
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    Yeah I'm not liking Biology A2 level at the moment. The stuff from module 4 was interesting but now we've started some rubbish on Behaviour and Populations. Urgh. I still love Biology as a subject but I'm not liking the modules our school has picked for us because it's all going to be focused on Ecology from now on.

    Chemistry is getting a lot more interesting at A2. I love the organic stuff and the next module looks cool with all the transition metals.
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    no, im doing it at Uni
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    How can you hate Biology? It's so interesting, even if there are some parts you don't like, you can pretty much something will take your interest in the next few weeks because it's so broad, you'll be studying something completely different!
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    I think the AS seems fine so far - bit of a memory game, but nothing too hard.
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    It's so boring :sadnod:
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    Hmm,theres a lot to remember and yes,I do find it a bit boring....much prefer AS Chemistry.
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    i really enjoy it, love it :p: help doing some of it at uni
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    I loved doing my A level biology . Although we did have a crap teacher and most of us ended up teaching ourselves.......and we passed too!:woo:
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    (Original post by freecom2)
    I find it much better than AS Chemistry tbh.
    Me too.
    Or rather did.

    I love biology.
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    Yes, despite doing it at uni.
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    I hate it because my class is so slow, all apart from me and one other seem to be in a universe where nothing makes sense and everything has to be repeated to them so many times, ARGHHHHHHHH.

    lol, but apart from that, biology rules .
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    Nope, It's awesome!
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    I do chemistry and biology and i find biology much easier, and prefer it. 2bh its one of my easiest A-levels so far atm, its just memorisation. This will probably change tho :s
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    i don't do it... i know a few people in my college who have dropped biology because they hated it though.
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    It is a difficult A-level. Concepts are easy enough to grasp at AS, but A2 it's a lot trickier. It also takes up a lot of time, it being essentially a lot of memory work. But I did enjoy it!
 
 
 
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