Revision Checklist for Igcse Biology

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Revision Checklist for IGCSE Biology 0610 Guide for Students REVISION CHECKLIST for IGCSE Biology 0610 A guide for students How to use this guide The guide describes what you need to know about your IGSCE Biology examination. It can be used to help you to plan your revision programme for the theory examinations and will explain what the examiners are looking for in the answers you write. It can also be used to help you revise by using the tick boxes in Section 3, ‘What you need to know?’, to check what you know and which topic areas of Biology you have covered. The guide contains the following sections: Section 1 - How will you be tested? This section will give you information about the different types of theory and practical…show more content…
You will be assessed on 4 skill areas. You need to produce 2 pieces of work for each skill area. You do a practical exam, which is supervised by a teacher. There are usually 2 questions testing 4 skill areas. You answer a written paper about practical work. There are usually 6 questions, which test the same skill areas as Paper 5. If you are unsure of Paper 5 (practical test) Paper (alternative practical) 6 to 1 ¼ hours marks) (40 1 hour (60 marks) Here is some more detail about each of the practical Papers. anything, ask your teacher. 1.3.1 Paper 4 (Coursework) You will carry out several experiments throughout your Biology course, which will be marked by your teacher. Your teacher will mark you on four different skill areas (Using apparatus, Observing, Handling results, Planning and Evaluating.) What you have to do to get a basic (B), medium (M) or high (H) mark is shown below. The differences between basic, medium and high marks are shown below in italics and underlined. Skill C1: Using apparatus You follow written instructions to set up and use apparatus correctly. You carry out your work safely. B: You follow instructions correctly to do a single practical operation e.g. testing a sample of Food to find out if it contains starch. You use familiar apparatus with a little help on points of safety. M: You follow instructions correctly to do a series of step-by-step

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