AQA GCSE Biology. Topic 3 – Infection and response

I have gone through the specification and these are the bits the examiners want you to know with links to my YouTube videos and other websites to help you understand any bits that are confusing. 

 

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1 –  Cell biology

2 –  Organisation

3 –  Infection and response

Specification statement

 

These are the bits the exam board wants you to know, make sure you can do all of these…

 

Bits to help if you don’t understand

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I can describe the range of different ways diseases are caused. Viruses, bacteria, protist or fungi.

 

TuitionKit

http://bit.ly/2f1sjfr

 

http://bit.ly/2h8mD41

 

http://bit.ly/2fc0uEW

I can describe how diseases are spread in plants and animals

 

 

I can define the term pathogen

 

 

I can describe how bacteria reproduce inside the body

 

TuitionKit

http://bit.ly/2f1sjfr

I can describe how viruses reproduce inside the body

 

 

I can explain how bacteria can make a person feel ill

 

 

I can explain how viruses can make a person feel ill

 

 

I can describe the spread and implication of measles

 

 

I can describe the spread and implication of HIV

 

 

I can describe the spread and implication of TMV

 

 

I can describe the spread and implication of Salmonella

 

TuitionKit

http://bit.ly/2f1sjfr

I can describe the spread and implication of gonorrhoea

 

I can describe the spread and implication of Rose Black Spot

 

TuitionKit

http://bit.ly/2h8mD41

I can describe the spread and implication of malaria

 

TuitionKit

http://bit.ly/2fc0uEW

I can describe how the body protects itself from disease, including skin, nose, trachea, bronchi and stomach

 

TuitionKit

http://bit.ly/2w1fY1u

I can explain the role of the immune system

 

I can describe the different roles white blood cells play in the immune system

 

I can describe how vaccination can prevent illness

 

 

I can explain how vaccines work

 

I can explain the need for antibiotics

 

 

I can explain how antibiotics work

 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2fq3uue

I can describe the problem of emerging antibiotic resistance

 

 

I can describe the use of painkillers

 

 

I can describe the process involved in developing a new drug and bringing it to market

 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2y5oIV1

I can describe how digitalis, aspirin and penicillin were discovered

 

 

I can recall that new drugs are tested for toxicity, efficacy and dose

 

 

I can describe how monoclonal antibodies are produced

Biology only

Higher tier only

 

 

TuitionKit  http://bit.ly/2fq3uue

I can describe how monoclonal antibodies can be used

Biology only

Higher tier only

 

I can evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of monoclonal antibodies

Biology only

Higher tier only

 

 

I can describe how a disease can affect a plant

Biology only

Higher tier only

 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2jzh3Me

I can recall how plant disease can be identified

Biology only

Higher tier only

 

I can describe the range of pathogens that can infect a plant

Biology only

 

I can recall the spread of and damage done by tobacco mosaic virus

Biology only

 

I can recall the spread of and damage done by black spot disease

Biology only

 

I can recall the spread of and damage done by aphids

Biology only

 

I can explain how plants can be damaged by ion deficiency

Biology only

 

 

I can describe the range of plant defences, including physical, chemical and mechanical

Biology only

 

TuitionKit http://bit.ly/2y5kpJp

4 –  Bioenergetics

5 –  Homeostasis and response

6 –  Inheritance, variation and evolution

7 –  Ecology

 

 

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1 – Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table

2 – Bonding, Structure and the Properties of Matter

3 – Quantitative Chemistry

4 – Chemical Changes

5 – Energy Changes

6 – The Rate and Extent of Chemical Change

7 – Organic Chemistry

8 – Chemical Analysis

9 – Chemistry of the Atmosphere

10 – Using Resources

 

 

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1 –  Energy

2 –  Electricity

3 –  Particle Model of Matter

4 –  Atomic Structure

5 –  Forces

6 –  Waves

7 –  Magnetism and Electromagnets

8 –  Space Physics