GCSE Biology: OCR B1
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GCSE Biology: OCR B1

The complete guide on how to pass GCSE Biology B1
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Created by Noel Herbert
Last updated 4/2014
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • to improve GCSE grade by at least one grade
  • Understand all the topics on the B1 course
  • To improve exam confidence
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Requirements
  • GCSE entry
Description

This is the complete GCSE Biology B1 course with videos, quizzes and additional content, in this course you will learn:

•about the heart and how it may lead to high and low blood pressure. We also discuss the differences between fitness and health

•the health implications of smoking and the dangerous chemicals in cigarette smoke. We also look at smokers cough which is higher level

•the importance of a healthy diet. We examine the role of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. EAR is also discussed in terms of the amount of protein recommended in a daily diet.

•the different types of pathogens and the diseases that they may cause.

•how the body recognises foreign pathogens and how the immune system protects us from infection

•the strength and limitations of vaccines

•how malaria is transferred from human to human and steps that can be made to reduce the spread of malaria

•A quick discussion on drug testing, including blind and double blind trials

•A discussion on was to reduce the risks of getting cancer and the difference between a benign and malignant tumour

•the structure of the eye and the functions of the main parts of the eye.

•the nervous system including neurones and spinal reflexes

•different types of drugs such as depressants, hallucinogens, stimulants and again look at the dangers of smoking

•examine homeostasis and how temperature and blood sugar is regulated

•look at how plants respond to light and gravity and the commercial uses of plant hormones

•chromosomes and inheritance. Variation is caused by mutations and we look at dominant and recessive alleles

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Who is the target audience?
  • GCSE Students who are studying GCSE Science
  • Interested learners in biology
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Curriculum For This Course
17 Lectures
01:01:27
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Introductory Lecture
1 Lecture 02:11
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Blood pressure
1 Lecture 06:16

In this video, we learn about the heart and how it may lead to high and low blood pressure. We also discuss the differences between fitness and health

Preview 06:16

Blood pressure
10 questions
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Smoking
1 Lecture 07:23

In this video, we look at the health implications of smoking and the dangerous chemicals in cigarette smoke. We also look at smokers cough which is higher level

Smoking
07:23

Smoking
8 questions
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Diet
1 Lecture 05:20

In this video, we look at the importance of a healthy diet. We examine the role of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. EAR is also discussed in terms of the amount of protein recommended in a daily diet.

Diet
05:20

Diet
10 questions
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Disease
6 Lectures 13:31

In this video we look at the different types of pathogens and the diseases that they may cause.

infections by pathogens
01:26

In this clip we look at how the body recognises foreign pathogens and how the immune system protects us from infection

Immunisation
03:46

In this clip we look at the strength and limitations of vaccines

The benefits and risks of vaccination
01:23

In this video, we look at how malaria is transferred from human to human and steps that can be made to reduce the spread of malaria

Malaria
02:24

A quick discussion on drug testing, including blind and double blind trials

testing new drugs
02:39

A discussion on was to reduce the risks of getting cancer and the difference between a benign and malignant tumour

cancer
01:53

Diesease
10 questions
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eye and nerves
2 Lectures 06:32

In this video, we discuss the structure of the eye and the functions of the main parts of the eye.

Preview 02:54

A discussion on the nervous system including neurones and spinal reflexes

Nerves and reflexes
03:38

Eye and nerves
10 questions
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effect of drugs
1 Lecture 03:08

In this video we examine all the different types of drugs such as depressants, hallucinogens, stimulants and again look at the dangers of smoking

Effect of drugs
03:08

effect of drugs
10 questions
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Homeostasis
1 Lecture 06:00

In this video, we examine homeostasis and how temperature and blood sugar is regulated

Homeostasis
06:00

Homeostasis
10 questions
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Plant hormones
1 Lecture 03:46

In this video we look at how plants respond to light and gravity and the commercial uses of plant hormones

Plant hormones
03:46

Plant hormones
6 questions
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Genetics
1 Lecture 05:58

In this video we look at chromosomes and inheritance. Variation is caused by mutations and we look at dominant and recessive alleles

Genetics
05:58

Genetics
10 questions
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About the Instructor
Noel Herbert
4.8 Average rating
3 Reviews
284 Students
2 Courses
Science Teacher

I am a current Science Teacher with three years experience in a thriving School in London. I have many responsibilities at my School such as;

- Developing literacy in Science

- Associate member of the Teaching and Learning team

- Science Champion between Head of Years and Head of department in Science

- Controlled assessment coordinator in Science

- PSHE planning for Science related topics

- Pastoral role as Form Tutor

I have decided that to help my students reach their full potential, I would use ICT to deliver content to their homes. This is why I joined UDEMY as it allows me to upload content and deliver it to as many students as possible. My only goal is to help you pass your exams. If you have any questions, I regularly login to this account and can help you with any queries