OCR GCSE Gateway Biology

OCR GCSE Gateway Biology

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Course content

B1:  Understanding Organisms
~ Fitness and health
~ Human health and diet
~ Staying healthy
~ Drugs and you
~ Staying in balance
~ Controlling plant growth
~ Variation and inheritance

B2:  Understanding Our Environment
~ Classification
~ Energy flow
~ Recycling
~ Interdependence
~ Adaptations
~ Natural selection
~ Population and pollution
~ Sustainability

B3:  Living And Growing
~ Molecules of life
~ Proteins and mutations
~ Respiration
~ Cell division
~ The circulatory system
~ Growth and development
~ New genes for old
~ Cloning

B4:  It’s A Green World
~ Ecology in the local envronment
~ Photosynthesis
~ Leaves and photosynthesis
~ Diffusion and osmosis
~ Transport in plants
~ Plants need minerals
~ Decay
~ Farming

B5: The Living Body
~ Skeletons
~ Circulatory systems and the cardiac cycle
~ Running repairs
~ Respiratory systems
~ Digestion
~ Waste disposal
~ Life goes on
~ Growth and repair

B6: Beyond the microscope
~ Understanding microbes
~ Harmful microorganisms
~ Useful microorganisms
~ Biofuels
~ Life in soil
~ Microscopic life in water
~ Enzymes in action
~ Gene technology

 

 

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