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Oxford Revise: OCR A Level Biology

Review everything you have learned, including cell structure and transport so that you're ready for the exam.

ISBN-10: 1382008635

ISBN-13: 9781382008631

About Oxford Revise: OCR A Level Biology revision guide 

This award-winning revision guide covers all of OCR A Level Biology in one book. Use it to build essential knowledge and skills throughout your A Level Biology course.

Explore unifying concepts and try out exam practice questions and multiple choice questions to help you feel prepared for your exam.

You will develop practical skills and secure your knowledge with worked examples and maths support.

Contents list
Chapter1: Practical activity groups
Chapter2: Cell structure
Chapter3: Biological molecules
Chapter4: Nucleotides and nucleic acids
Chapter5: Enzymes
Chapter6: Biological membranes
Chapter7: Cell division, diversity, and organisation
Chapter8: Exchange surfaces
Chapter9: Transport in animals
Chapter10: Transport in plants
Chapter11: Communicable diseases
Chapter12: Biodiversity
Chapter13: Classification and evolution
Chapter14: Communication and homeostasis
Chapter15: Excretion
Chapter16: Neuronal communication
Chapter17: Hormones
Chapter18: Plant and animal responses
Chapter19: Photosynthesis
Chapter20: Respiration
Chapter21: Cellular control
Chapter22: Patterns of inheritance
Chapter23: Manipulating genomes
Chapter24: Cloning and biotechnology
Chapter25: Ecosystems, populations, and sustainability

Unifying concepts pg: 306:
Multiple-choice question pg: 308:

Revise effectively with Oxford Revise
This guide covers every topic in the OCR A Level Biology course in depth, using clear, easy-to-understand language. Key terms boxes highlight the important words and language that you need to understand and help you to use them confidently. Revision tips give you quick ways to understand the core concepts and practice remembering them.

Each chapter has lots of exam-style questions for you to practice. These are designed to build your confidence, consolidate your knowledge and stretch your understanding. Exam tips show you how to interpret questions, what you need to do in your answers, and give you advice on how to get as many marks as possible.

The Oxford Revise approach
Oxford Revise uses a clear three-step method to get you ready for your exams.

Step 1: Knowledge – learn the facts
Everything you need to know in each chapter is summarised in an easy-to-follow Knowledge Organiser.

Step 2: Retrieval – check you’ve retained the knowledge
Quick-fire recall questions and answers make sure you have learned the knowledge you will need for your exams.

Step 3: Practice – complete questions in the style of the final exams
Practice applying your knowledge and skills with plenty of exam-style questions, featuring hints and tips from revision and subject experts.

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