Taking Biology at Oakes is a really exciting experience and we want to equip you with the best tools to get you ready for A – Level. Use this page to get the best start at Oakes College Cambridge
Once you have completed the tasks and videos click the button below to get even more prepared for your future course.
Things to do to ensure you are prepared for Biology at Oakes:
Sign up to Schoology using the A-Level Biology access code 66SSW-8X7WW
Watch documentaries on BBC iPlayer such as: Frozen Planet, Blue Planet 1 and 2, Africa and Planet Earth 1 and 2.
Interesting and fun things to explore to enhance your experience studying Biology:
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- Explore the SAPS (Science and Plants in Schools) website and use it to support any area you feel you need to strengthen or any area you have an interest in.
- Find the Films on Pollen and Pollination. These are 3 TED talks. Listen to them and select the one that most interests you. Write a section for a blog or encyclopedia that covers the ideas in the TED talk you had most interest in.
- Look on Into Biology website at the projects page and explore the different projects. Do any of them intrigue you to research more?
•OCR AS/A Level Biology A (Pearson) ISBN978 1447990796
•A Level Biology Seneca (OCR A)
•Essential Maths Skills for A Level Biology (CGP)
•A Level Biology Revision Guide (OCR A)
Watch Discovery Channel: The Human Body: Pushing the Limits
Tour the Cambridge Botanical Gardens (TBC due to Covid-19)
Read Bill Bryson: The Body
Tour: Book a free visit to the WellcomeGenome Campus, Hinxton(through Eventbrite) (TBC due to Covid19)
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