May 26, 2017

KS5 – A Level Biology

A Level Biology – Level 3
DEPARTMENT – Science
EXAM BOARD – OCR

Course Content / what you will be learning.

Module 1 – Development of practical skills in biology

Skills of planning, implementing, analysis and evaluation.

Module 2 – Foundations in biology
Includes:

Cell structure; Biological molecules; Nucleotides and nucleic acids; Enzymes; Biological membranes; Cell division, cell diversity and cellular organisation.

Module 3 – Exchange and transport Includes:
Exchange surfaces
Transport in animals
Transport in plants

Module 4 – Biodiversity, evolution and disease
Includes:

Communicable diseases, disease prevention and the immune system
Biodiversity
Classification and evolution

Module 5 – Communication, homeostasis and energy Includes:
Communication and homeostasis
Excretion as an example of homeostatic control
Neuronal communication
Hormonal communication
Plant and animal responses
Photosynthesis
Respiration