You will study Biology, Chemistry and Physics, covering topics such as:
Biology – cells & control; genetics; natural selection; genetic modification; health & disease; the development of medicines; plant structures; animal coordination; control & homeostasis; ecosystems & material cycles.
Chemistry – states of matter; mixtures; chemical changes; extracting metals & equilibria; separating; period table groups; rates of reaction; energy changes; fuels & earth science.
Physics – motion & forces; conservation of energy; waves, light & the electromagnetic spectrum; radioactivity; astronomy; energy; forces & their effects; electricity & circuits; static electricity; magnetism; electromagnetic induction; particle model; forces & matter.
Practical elements are required for 15% of the exam questions
Dr M Williamson