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Edexcel GCSE Biology Paper 2 Higher Tier [9th June 2023] Exam Chat


Edexcel GCSE Biology Paper 2 Higher Tier | 9th June 2023 [Exam Chat]

Welcome to the exam discussion thread for this exam. Introduce yourself! Let others know what you're aiming for in your exams, what you are struggling with in your revision or anything else.

Wishing you all the best of luck.

General Information
Date/Time: 9th June 2023 PM
Length: 1h 45m

Link to Study Group:
GCSE Biology Study Group 2022-2023
Link to Master Thread:
GCSE Exam Discussions 2023
(edited 10 months ago)

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Reply 1
im so worried this is sm harder than paper 1

Original post by JA03




Edexcel GCSE Biology Paper 2 Higher Tier | 9th June 2023 [Exam Chat]

Welcome to the exam discussion thread for this exam. Introduce yourself! Let others know what you're aiming for in your exams, what you are struggling with in your revision or anything else.

Wishing you all the best of luck.

General Information
Date/Time: 9th June 2023 PM
Length: 1h 45m

Link to Study Group:
GCSE Biology Study Group 2022-2023
Link to Master Thread:
GCSE Exam Discussions 2023



Reply 2
Original post by z.0
im so worried this is sm harder than paper 1

Fr 😭
I hate topic 6 and I was literally absent from school when they taught it :frown:
Reply 4
I revised soo much for paper 1 so if i get a normal score in paper 2 i will still be able to get a high grade, but paper 1 was the worst paper i have seen, i still don’t understand if it was a easy or hard paper. So no i am revising my hardest for paper 2, luckily we have this one week off in the middle of the exams, it is so helpful.
Reply 5
Does anyone have any predictions for what might come up: specifically the 6 markers?
Original post by NKinz
Does anyone have any predictions for what might come up: specifically the 6 markers?


-Transpiration
-Function and commercial uses of plant hormones
- All hormones and their functions in the body
- Controlling fertility (IVF and Chlomifene Therapy and Contraceptives)
- Process of filtration and absorption in the kidney
- Respirometer Practical
- Belt transects and Quadrats
- Conservation schemes
- Biological and human factors on food security
- Carbon, water, nitrogen cycle
- Conditions of decomposition

tbh i seriously dk but these are some predictions
Reply 7
Original post by rishiansm0001
-Transpiration
-Function and commercial uses of plant hormones
- All hormones and their functions in the body
- Controlling fertility (IVF and Chlomifene Therapy and Contraceptives)
- Process of filtration and absorption in the kidney
- Respirometer Practical
- Belt transects and Quadrats
- Conservation schemes
- Biological and human factors on food security
- Carbon, water, nitrogen cycle
- Conditions of decomposition

tbh i seriously dk but these are some predictions


Other than the few memory ones (like controlling fertility, conservation schemes and such) these are quite tricky topics but I hope they come up! I've spent so long on them lol. Did all the kidney and hormone stuff now, took me a while.
Hey everyone :smile: How was the exam?

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(edited 8 months ago)
Reply 9
Original post by Pwca
Hey everyone :smile: How was the exam?

GCSE Biology




I think the exam went quite well the six markers were good imo. But ik some people didn’t like the paper too much. What did people get for the inverse square law question i got 0.0016
Reply 10
Original post by N4K1B
I think the exam went quite well the six markers were good imo. But ik some people didn’t like the paper too much. What did people get for the inverse square law question i got 0.0016


Yeah, I got that too
Reply 11
It's not 140 they specifically asked for one lung
Reply 12
so 70 million
Reply 13
Original post by PR4-943
so 70 million


No just 70 because the questuon was already talking abt it being in millions
Reply 14
in my method I just said 70 but I changed it to 70 million in my answer so im ns abt it
yeah
(edited 8 months ago)
Reply 16
what predator were talking abt a lung
i thought it said ''each lung contains 280 million alveoli, SA for every 1 million alveoli is 0.25 m^2. What is total SA of alveoli in human body?" Isn't the answer 280 x 2 (2lungs) x 0.25 = 140 m^2? Since it's asking for the SA in human body which means both lungs

(please correct me if im wrong)
(edited 8 months ago)
Original post by robert6668)i thought it said ''each lung contains 280 million alveoli, SA for every 1 million alveoli is 0.25 m^2. What is total SA of alveoli in human body?" Isn't the answer 280 x 2 (2lungs) x 0.25 = 140 m^2? Since it's asking for the SA in human body which means both lungs

nah it said 1 lung
Original post by goodsaaxvg
Original post by robert6668)i thought it said ''each lung contains 280 million alveoli, SA for every 1 million alveoli is 0.25 m^2. What is total SA of alveoli in human body?" Isn't the answer 280 x 2 (2lungs) x 0.25 = 140 m^2? Since it's asking for the SA in human body which means both lungs

nah it said 1 lung

oh really? i thought it said 280 million for 1 lung and asked for SA in human body?

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