A2 Biology Unit 5 Control in Cells and in Organisms by Mike Boyle


A2 Biology Unit 5 Control in Cells and in Organisms by Mike Boyle

Written by AQA examiners, this is a revised and updated edition of Collins Student Support Materials for AQA A2 Biology. It fully supports the new 2008 AQA Biology specification for Unit 5. All the knowledge you need is summarised so you can use it as a study guide or revision guide to ensure success in your exam. This book provides a clear and easy path to learning all the essential information in the new 2008 AQA Biology A2 specification for Unit 5: Control in Cells and in Organisms. It is the perfect way to support your studies and an excellent revision guide. It includes: -How Science Works guidance to help tackle this new key focus in the specification -Examiner's Notes boxes to give advice on exam technique and warn of common misconceptions -Essential Notes boxes to highlight crucial information -Definition boxes and a comprehensive glossary to help memorise essential terminology -Practice questions to help prepare for exams -An index for quick reference


Reviews of previous edition: This book provides a brilliant summary of just the stuff you need to know for this really hard module! It's a bargain too! It goes through everything in exactly the same terms and order as it does in the syllabus - all definitions are highlighted and makes revision reasonably enjoyable and easy.

Any A level Biology student who is without these books is sorely missing out! Ensure you have learnt exactly what information you need and make sure you know it - buy these books!

About the Author

Mike Boyle is Head of Biology at Cheadle and Marple Sixth Form College (one of the largest Sixth Form Colleges in the UK with over 2500 students). He is also a former examiner for AQA. Mike has 26 years' experience of teaching A-level and has written 12 successful A-level textbooks for HarperCollins and 4 GCSE textbooks.

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64 pages


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Publication date

8th January 2009



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