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
Cell structure; Biological molecules; Nucleotides and nucleic acids; Enzymes; Biological membranes; Cell division, cell diversity and cellular organisation.
Module 3 – Exchange and transport Includes:
Transport in animals
Transport in plants
Module 4 – Biodiversity, evolution and disease
Communicable diseases, disease prevention and the immune system
Classification and evolution
Module 5 – Communication, homeostasis and energy Includes:
Communication and homeostasis
Excretion as an example of homeostatic control
Plant and animal responses