Sample Essay Titles

 

EDEXCEL SYNOPTIC ESSAY TITLES (as at Jan 2001)

[H] = HUMAN BIO; [B] = BIO ; UNMARKED APPLY TO BOTH.

GENERAL

1.      The roles of water in the lives of organisms. (JAN 96)
2.      Genetic variation and speciation. (JAN 96)
3.      The effects of light on flowering plants [B] (JUN 96)
4.      Support and movement in animals [B,H] (JUN 96)
5.      The anatomy and mode of life of Homo erectus [H] (JUN 96)
6.      Applications and implications of gene technology (JAN 97)
7.      Roles of pigments in living organisms (JAN 97)
8.      Control of the internal environment in living organisms (JUN 97)
9.      Atmospheric pollution (JUN 97)
10.     The role of enzymes in the control of metabolic pathways (JAN 98)
11.     Gas exchange in animals and flowering plants [B] (JAN 98)
12.     Lipids in living organisms (JUN 98)
13.     Chemical coordination in plants and animals [B] (JUN 98)
14.     Circadian rhythms in the lives of humans [H] (JUN 98)
15.     The movement of molecules and ions through membranes (JAN 99)
16.     The chemical and biological control of insect pests [B] (JAN 99)
17.     The control of fertility in humans [H]  (JAN 99)
18.     Water pollution (JUN 99)
19.     Transport systems in mammals and flowering plants  [B] / humans [H] (JUN 99)
20.     ATP and its roles in living organisms [B] / humans [H] (JAN 00)
21.     Production and elimination of waste products in animals [B] / humans [H] (JAN 00)
22.     The role of water in the lives of organisms (JUN 00)
23.     The factors affecting the growth and size of populations (JUN 00)
24.     The functions of proteins in plants and animals (JAN 00)
25.     Natural selection and the effects of environmental change (JAN 00)