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    WJEC A2 Biology: Study and Revision Guide (Paperback) By (author) Gareth Rowlands

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    DescriptionWritten by a former senior examiner and endorsed by WJEC, this book includes everything you need for success in your study and exams. The only study and revision guide available in one volume that precisely matches the WJEC A2 Biology course you are studying - all you need to support you through your A2 course and prepare you for the exams. The book contains essential underpinning knowledge to support course study as well as revision. Features to aid study support include: / Numerous diagrams to clearly explain each concept. / Examiner pointers focus on understanding and using the underpinning knowledge. / Key terms are clearly defined on each page. / Quickfire questions check and reinforce your understanding. / Features to aid revision support include: / Q&A section provides numerous exam-style questions with two levels of student answers and examiner commentaries and marks so you can see where mistakes are typically made and where marks can be gained. / Exam practice and technique section offers advice on how exam questions are set and marked and how to boost grades. / Grade boost tips help refine exam technique, improve grades and avoid common mistakes. / Unit summaries provide a visual prompt for remembering key knowledge.


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    WJEC A2 Biology: Study and Revision Guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gareth Rowlands
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 146
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    ISBN 13: 9780956840158
    ISBN 10: 0956840159

    BIC E4L: SCI
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    Illustrations note
    60 figures and illustrations
    Illuminate Publishing
    Imprint name
    Illuminate Publishing
    Publication date
    22 November 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Gareth Rowlands is a former Head of Biology with over 30 years' experience teaching in secondary schools in England and Wales. He examined for many years and is a former Principal Examiner for A level Biology for a major awarding body. Gareth's publications include several A level study guides, WJEC AS and A2 Student Books as well as a number of local history books.
    Review quote
    "Does what is says on the tin, I found it very helpful." "Just what I needed! It gave me all the information that I require to get a good grade in Biology."
    Table of contents
    Contents: Part One: Knowledge and Understanding: BY4 Metabolism, Microbiology and Homeostasis: Energy and ATP; Respiration; Photosynthesis; Microbiology; Populations; Control systems co-ordinate and regulate processes; The nervous system; BY5 Environment, Genetics and Evolution: The genetic code and cell function; Human reproduction; Sexual reproduction in plants; Inheritance; Variation and evolution; Applications of reproduction and genetics; Energy and Ecosystems; Effects of human activities; Part Two: Exam Practice and Techniques: Exam practice and skills; Questions, answers and examiner commentaries; Quickfire answers.