Maths Skills for A Level Biology On-Demand Course – Online

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Course Description

This on-demand course will cover all the mathematical knowledge and skills students need for their AQA or OCR Biology A level exams. From microscopy calculations to statistical tests, students will leave this course feeling able to answer even the most difficult questions.

Pupils often struggle with the maths side of A level Biology, particularly if their other chosen subjects are Arts or Humanities-based. This course will teach students the methods they need to tackle maths questions with ease, and help them understand the underlying concepts behind each step. This deeper understanding will ensure they are less likely to make mistakes in the future.

The simple methods taught in this course will save time in exams and can be applied to questions of all difficulty levels. Overall, students will finish feeling confident and ready to excel in the year ahead.

Suitable for:

  • Year 12 Students
  • Year 13 Students
  • Students who aren't taking A Level Maths
  • Students looking to cover the mathematical knowledge and skills required for their course
  • Students looking to revise the non-mathematical sections of A Level Biology

If you need help deciding if you will benefit from this course you can contact us. Alternatively, you may prefer to book 1-2-1 tuition instead.

This course is suitable for both OCR A and OCR B.

Basics
Base Units, Derived Units, Converting Units, Decimal Places, Significant Figures, Standard Form, Rearranging Formulae, Microscope Calculations, Surface Area, Volume, Ratios
Experiment
Drawing Graphs, Reading Graphs, Intercepts, Rates, Percentage, Percentage Change, Uncertainty, Dilution, Serial Dilution, Logs
Population
Quadrats, Random Sampling, Transects, Lincoln Index, Simpson's Index of Diversity, Energy Flow, Populations
Genetics
Punnett Squares, Chi-Squared Test, Hardy Weinberg, Genetic Biodiversity
Statistics
Measures of Averages, Measures of Dispersion, Spearman's Rank Correlation (Descriptive), About the Stats, Choosing a Statistical Test, Spearman's Rank Correlation (Inferential), Student's T Test, Chi-Squared Test (Other Applications)

The Basics
Base Units, Derived Units, Converting Units, Decimal Places, Significant Figures, Standard Form, Rearranging Formulae, Microscope Calculations, Surface Area, Volume, Ratios
Experiment
Drawing Graphs, Reading Graphs, Intercepts, Rates, Percentage, Percentage Change, Percentage Error, Dilution, Serial Dilution, Logs
Population
Quadrats, Random Sampling, Transects, Lincoln Index, Index of Diversity, Energy Flow, Populations
Genetics
Punnett Squares, Chi-Squared Test, Hardy Weinberg
Statistics
Measures of Averages, Measures of Dispersion, About the Stats, Choosing a Statistical Test, Student's T Test, Chi-Squared Test (Other Applications), Correlation Coefficient

Our Tutors

This on-demand course has been meticulously crafted in collaboration with an exceptional teacher and examiner. As one of our top course tutors, she boasts extensive experience both teaching and examining, offering a wealth of knowledge and insights to enrich your learning experience.

Teresa B.

Teresa B.

Teresa, also known as Tre, holds a BSc in Biomolecular Science, an MSc in Biomedical Basis of Disease, and a PGCE in Secondary Science. She’s taught biology in various settings since 2007, including online classes and a top ten-rated sixth-form college in the Midlands.

As well as teaching biology and biology-adjacent subjects, Teresa mentors other teachers in IT and works as an A Level Biology examiner for two different exam boards. The latter has given her a thorough insight into today’s papers, allowing her to build teaching strategies that provide students with the knowledge, application skills and confidence to ace their exams.

If you would like 1-2-1 tuition with Tre you can find her profile on our tuition platform.

Molly W.

Molly W.

With a first-class honors degree in Biology from the University of St. Andrews, Molly brings a solid foundation of academic excellence to our team. She started her journey with PMT as a resource creator where she crafted revision resources for GCSE and A Level students. During her summers while at university, she interned with us, taking charge of the development of our resource video creation.

Now a valued full-time member of our team, Molly’s passion for biology shines through in every aspect of her work. Her experience in creating comprehensive revision materials, combined with her dedication to education, ensures that our course is carefully designed to support students on their learning journey.

Intan F.

Intan F.

Intan has an MPharm from UCL, and brings a wealth of biology knowledge to the team. Her journey with us began as a resource creator, where she focused on developing comprehensive handouts for our revision courses. Through her skills and attention to detail, Intan ascended to the role of resource manager.

In her current position, Intan not only continues to develop course handouts for our revision courses but also oversees the creation of all our revision resources. Her expertise ensures that our materials are meticulously crafted to support students in their learning journey.

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Course Details Price Quantity
AQA On-Demand £49.00 (GBP)  
OCR On-Demand £49.00 (GBP)  

What's Included in the On-Demand Course?

Our on-demand course is packed with resources designed to empower students and boost their confidence in mastering maths skills.

Video tutorials

Video tutorials

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Interactive Activities

Interactive Activities

Engage with interactive exercises designed to reinforce understanding and foster active learning.

Past Paper Questions

Past Paper Questions

Practise what has been learnt with past exam questions, to gauge strengths and room for improvement.

Examiner Tips

Examiner Tips

Our top examiner Teresa provides tips and tricks throughout the course to enhance exam performance.

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