GCSE Biology

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This book refers to the post-2011 GCSE Biology course covered by Science students in the United Kingdom. Currently the structure used is that of the Edexcel Board.

Core Biology[edit]

B1.1: Variation[edit]

  1. Classification of Organisms
  2. Diversity of Life
  3. Adaption to Environment
  4. Natural Selection and Evolution
  5. Genetics and Genetic Disorders

B1.2: Responding to Change[edit]

  1. Hormones, Nerves and the Nervous System
  2. Thermoregulation
  3. Blood Glucose Regulation
  4. Plant Tropisms
  5. Commercial Uses of Plant Hormones

B1.3: Interdependence of Organisms[edit]

  1. Drugs
  2. Disease Transmission
  3. Energy and Biomass
  4. Human Impact on the Environment
  5. Carbon and Nitrogen Recycling

Additional Biology[edit]

B2.1: Cell Functions and Enzymes[edit]

  1. Microscopy
  2. DNA and Protein Synthesis
  3. Enzymes
  4. Genetic Engineering and Cloning
  5. Mitosis and Meiosis

B2.2: Cell Processes and Ecology[edit]

  1. Respiration
  2. Photosynthesis
  3. Plant Structure
  4. Transpiration in Plants
  5. Distribution of Organisms

B2.3: Human Systems[edit]

  1. Evidence for Evolution
  2. Growth and Development
  3. The Circulatory System
  4. The Digestive System
  5. Functional Food Products