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YR12 SUMMER WORK 2019
- Perform some detailed research into the following cell organelles:
- Cell membrane
- Golgi apparatus
- Endoplasmic reticulum
2. Research the following exchange surfaces. Briefly describe how they are adapted to be efficient exchange surfaces:
- Small intestine
3. Research the process of protein synthesis. Create a resource that details how the process occurs.
Recommended reading for A level Biology:
Richard Dawkins – The Selfish Gene
Richard Dawkins – The Extended Phenotype
Richard Dawkins – The Greatest Show on Earth
Nessa Carey – The Epigenetics Revolution
Nessa Carey – Junk DNA
Brian Cox – Forces of Nature
Brian Cox – Human Universe (watch the BBC tv series if you can)
Yuval Noah Harari – Sapiens
Matt Ridley – Genome
Stephen Hawking – The Grand Design
MANDATORY TEXT BOOK A-LEVEL
Therefore, either first two books can be bought separately YR12 and YR13 or you can buy the one big book that has both years in it.
The following materials are highly recommended, but not mandatory: