Cambridge International AS and A Level Biology Revision Guide


Qualification:Cambridge AS and A Level
Author(s):John Adds, Phil Bradfield

A revision guide tailored to the AS and A Level Biology syllabus (9700)


Cambridge International AS and A Level Biology Revision Guide offers support for students as they prepare for their AS and A Level Biology (9700) exams. Containing up-to-date material that matches the syllabus for examination from 2016 and packed full of guidance, such as Worked Examples, Tips and Progress Check Questions, throughout to help students to hone their revision and exam technique, as well as avoid common mistakes. Each feature of the book has been specifically designed to help students apply their knowledge in exams. Written in clear language and a straightforward tone, the Cambridge International AS and A Level Biology Revision Guide is perfect for international learners.


  • Clear Learning Objectives at the start of each section to aid navigation and track progress.
  • Worked Examples guide learners through content in a step by step way, illustrating how to tackle complex problems.
  • Formative assessment in the form of Progress Check questions appear throughout, allowing learners to track their understanding.
  • Exam-style questions in each chapter provide opportunity for summative-style assessment.
  • Tips throughout to help and remind students about exam technique, common errors and misunderstandings.


How to use this book
1. Cell structure
2. Biological molecules
3. Enzymes
4. Cell membranes and transport
5. The mitotic cell cycle
6. Nucleic acids and protein synthesis
7. Transport in plants
8. Transport in mammals
9. Gas exchange and smoking
10. Infectious diseases
11. Immunity
P1. Practical skills for AS
12. Energy and respiration
13. Photosynthesis
14. Homeostasis
15. Coordination
16. Inherited change
17. Selection and evolution
18. Biodiversity, classification and conservation
19. Genetic technology
P2. Planning, analysis and evaluation
Answers to Progress Check questions
Answers to Exam-style questions

Additional information

Weight 0.70 kg
Dimensions 22.9 × 27.6 × 1.3 cm