Edexcel GCSE Biology
Biology, like Chemistry and Physics, consists of three units from the Science (B1), Additional Science (B2) and Further Additional Science(B3) courses, along with c controlled assessment. All three written exams have to be taken at the same time at the end of the course.
Exam dates for summer 2014
B1: May 13th.
B2: June 6th.
B3: June 16th.
The controlled assessment can be taken at any time during the course.
Unit B1: Influences on life
Topic 1 Classification, variation and inheritance
Topic 2 Responses to a changing environment
Topic 3 Problems of, and solutions to a changing environment
Unit B2: The components of life
Topic 1 The building blocks of cells
Topic 2 Organisms and energy
Topic 3 Common systems
Unit B3: Using biology
Topic 1 Control systems
Topic 2 Behaviour
Topic 3 Biotechnology
Unit BCA: Biology controlled assessment