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.
Chapter1: Practical activity groups
Chapter2: Cell structure
Chapter3: Biological molecules
Chapter4: Nucleotides and nucleic acids
Chapter6: Biological membranes
Chapter7: Cell division, diversity, and organisation
Chapter8: Exchange surfaces
Chapter9: Transport in animals
Chapter10: Transport in plants
Chapter11: Communicable diseases
Chapter13: Classification and evolution
Chapter14: Communication and homeostasis
Chapter16: Neuronal communication
Chapter18: Plant and animal responses
Chapter21: Cellular control
Chapter22: Patterns of inheritance
Chapter23: Manipulating genomes
Chapter24: Cloning and biotechnology
Chapter25: Ecosystems, populations, and sustainability
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Multiple-choice question pg: 308:
Revise effectively with Oxford Revise
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
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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Really good revision book that is well laid-out, has concise summaries of each topic and a good range of practice questions. It seems to cover the entire syllabus, which is always important! Useful.
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