OCR A A2 Biology

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Overview of the A2 OCR A new specification biology course. Includes topics and sub-topics from the CGP revision guide.
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OCR A A2 Biology
1 Communication and Homeostasis
1.1 Communication Basics
1.2 Nervous System
1.3 Nervous Impulse
1.4 Synapses
1.5 Hormonal System and Glands
1.6 Homeostasis Basics
1.7 Control of Blood Glucose
1.8 Control of Body Temperature
2 Excretion
2.1 Liver and Excretion
2.2 Kidneys and Excretion
2.3 Kidneys and Water Potential
2.4 Kidney Failure
2.5 Detecting Chemicals
3 Animal Responses
3.1 Nervous System
3.2 'Fight or Flight' Response and Heart Rate
3.3 Muscle Contraction
3.4 Nerve Impulses and Muscle Contraction
4 Plant Responses and Hormones
4.1 Plant Responses
4.2 The Effects of Plant Hormones
5 Photosynthesis
5.1 Storing and Releasing Energy
5.2 Light-Independent Reaction
5.3 Light-Dependent Reaction
5.4 Limiting Factors for Photosynthesis
5.5 Photosynthesis Experiments
6 Respiration
6.1 Aerobic Respiration
6.2 Anaerobic Respiration
6.3 Respiratory Substrates
6.4 Respiratory Experiments
7 Cellular Control
7.1 Regulating Gene Expression
7.2 Body Plans
7.3 Gene Mutations
8 Patterns of Inheritance
8.1 Epistasis
8.2 Chi-squared
8.3 Linkage
8.4 Types and Causes of Variation
8.5 Genetic Terms
8.6 Monogenic Crosses
8.7 Multiple Allele and Dihybrid Crosses
9 Evolution
9.1 Natural Selection and Genetic Drift
9.2 Hardy-Weinberg Principle
9.3 Artificial Selection
9.4 Speciation
10 Manipulating Genomes
10.1 Common Techniques
10.2 DNA Profiling
10.3 Genetic Engineering
10.4 Genetically Modified Organisms
10.5 Gene Therapy
10.6 Sequencing Genes and Genomes
11 Cloning and Biotechnology
11.1 Plant Cloning
11.2 Animal Cloning
11.3 Use of Microorganisms
11.4 Culturing Organisms
11.5 Immobilised Enzymes
12 Ecosystems
12.1 Ecosystems and Energy Flow
12.2 Recycling in Ecosystems
12.3 Succession
12.4 Investigating Ecosystems
13 Populations and Sustainability
13.1 Variation in Population Size
13.2 Conservation of Ecosystems
13.3 Human Impact on Ecosystems
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