Edexcel GCSE Biology (9-1) Worksheets

Edexcel GCSE Biology Topic 1 – Key Concepts in Biology

Sub-topics Include:
Microscopes | Plant and Animal Cells | Core Practical – Using Microscopes | Specialised Cells | Inside Bacteria | Enzymes and Nutrition | Testing Foods | Core Practical – Testing Foods | Enzymes Action | Enzyme Activity | Core Practical – pH and Enzymes | Transporting Substances | Core Practical – Osmosis in Potato Slices

Edexcel GCSE Biology Topic 2 – Cells and Control

Sub-topics Include:
Mitosis | Growth in Animals | Growth in Plants | Stem Cells | The Brain | Brain and Spinal Cord Problems | The Nervous System | The Eye | Neurotransmission Speeds

Edexcel GCSE Biology Topic 3 – Genetics

Sub-topics Include:
Sexual and Asexual Reproduction | Meiosis | DNA | DNA Extraction | Protein Synthesis | Genetic Variants and Phenotypes | Mendel | Alleles | Inheritance | Multiple and Missing Alleles | Gene Mutation | Variation

Edexcel GCSE Biology Topic 4 – Natural Selection

Sub-topics Include:
Evidence For Human Evolution | Darwin’s Theory | Development of Darwin’s Theory | Classification | Breeds and Varieties | Tissue Culture | Genes in Agriculture and Medicine | GM and Agriculture | Fertilisers and Biological Control

Edexcel GCSE Biology Topic 5 – Diseases and Medicines

Sub-topics Include:
Health and Diseases | Non-Communicable Diseases | Cardiovascular Disease | Pathogens | Spreading Pathogens | Virus Life Cycles | Plant Defences | Plant Diseases | Physical and Chemical Barriers | The Immune System | Antibiotics | Core Practical – Antibiotics | Monoclonal Antibodies

Edexcel GCSE Biology Topic 6 – Plant Structure and Function

Sub-topics Include:
Photosynthesis | Factors That Affect Photosynthesis | Core Practical – Light Intensity and Photosynthesis | Absorbing Water and Mineral Ions | Transpiration and Translocation | Plant Adaptations | Plant Hormones | Uses of Plant Hormones

Edexcel GCSE Biology Topic 7 – Co-ordination and Homeostasis

Sub-topics Include:
Hormones | Hormonal Control of Metabolic Rate | The Menstrual Cycle | Hormones and the Menstrual Cycle | Control of Blood Glucose | Type 2 Diabetes | Thermoregulation | Osmoregulation | The Kidneys

Edexcel GCSE Biology Topic 8 – Exchange and Transport

Sub-topics Include:
Efficient Transport and Exchange | Factors Affecting Diffusion | The Circulatory System | The Heart | Cellular Respiration | Core Practical – Respiration Rates

Edexcel GCSE Biology Topic 9 – Ecosystems and Materials

Sub-topics Include:
Ecosystems | Energy Transfer | Abiotic Factors and Communities | Core Practical – Quadrats and Transects | Assessing Pollution | Parasitism and Mutualism | Biodiversity and Humans | Preserving Biodiversity | Food Security | The Water Cycle | The Carbon Cycle | The Nitrogen Cycle | Rate of Decomposition