Study Notes Link Pages and Revision Summaries for OCR GCSE 21st Century Additional Science

OCR 21st Century GCSE Additional Science (this page)

See also OCR 21st Century GCSE Science

and for separate sciences  OCR 21st Century GCSE Biology

OCR 21st Century GCSE Chemistry  &  OCR 21st Century GCSE Physics

So, explore this page and find the OCR 21st Century Science A Additional Science page links of use to you, i.e. the individual module & unit pages, and the module combinations for the written examinations, and bookmark them for future reference!


The OCR GCSE 21st Century Sciences indexes are set out in various ways depending on your science course

OCR GCSE 21st Century Additional Science = OCR 21st Century GCSE Double Award Science with GCSE Science


GCSE Additional Science GCSE BIOLOGY Unit Modules

Module B4 The processes of life

Biology Unit B4.1 How do chemical reactions take place in living things?

4.2 How do plants make food?  *  B4.3 How do living organisms obtain energy?

All of Module B4 The processes of life

PLEASE NOTE NEW revision summaries for the NEW OCR 21st Century Science B GCSE Biology B and NEW OCR GCSE 21st Century Combined Science B Biology courses: Revision for (Chapters 1-3) and  Paper 2 (Chapters 4-6) STARTING with Y10 in Sept. 2016 onwards, first exams in 2018


Module B5 Growth and development

B5.1 How do organisms develop?  *  B5.2 How does an organism produce new cells?

Biology Unit B5.3 How do genes control growth and development within the cell?

All of Module B5 Growth and development

PLEASE NOTE NEW revision summaries for the NEW OCR 21st Century Science B GCSE Biology B and NEW OCR GCSE 21st Century Combined Science B Biology courses: Revision for (Chapters 1-3) and  Paper 2 (Chapters 4-6) STARTING with Y10 in Sept. 2016 onwards, first exams in 2018


Module B6 Brain and mind

B6.1 How do animals respond to changes in their environment?

B6.2 How is information passed through the nervous system?

Biology Unit B6.3 Can reflex responses be learned?

B6.4 How do humans develop more complex behaviour?

All of Module B6 Brain and mind

PLEASE NOTE NEW revision summaries for the NEW OCR 21st Century Science B GCSE Biology B and NEW OCR GCSE 21st Century Combined Science B Biology courses: Revision for (Chapters 1-3) and  Paper 2 (Chapters 4-6) STARTING with Y10 in Sept. 2016 onwards, first exams in 2018


GCSE Additional Science GCSE CHEMISTRY Unit Modules

Module C4 Chemical patterns

Chemistry Unit C4.1 What are the patterns in the properties of elements?

C4.2 How do chemists explain the patterns in the properties of elements?

C4.3 How do chemists explain the properties of compounds of Group 1 and Group 7 elements?

All of Module C4 Chemical patterns

PLEASE NOTE NEW revision summaries for the NEW OCR 21st Century Science B GCSE Chemistry B and NEW OCR GCSE 21st Century Combined Science B Chemistry courses: Revision for Chapters 1-3 and  Chapters 4-6 STARTING with Y10 in Sept. 2016 onwards, first exams in 2018


Module C5 Chemicals of the natural environment

Chemistry Unit C5.1 What types of chemicals make up the atmosphere?

C5.2 What reactions happen in the hydrosphere?

C5.3 What types of chemicals make up the Earth’s lithosphere?

C5.4 How can we extract useful metals from minerals?

All of Module C5 Chemicals of the natural environment

PLEASE NOTE NEW revision summaries for the NEW OCR 21st Century Science B GCSE Chemistry B and NEW OCR GCSE 21st Century Combined Science B Chemistry courses: Revision for Chapters 1-3 and  Chapters 4-6 STARTING with Y10 in Sept. 2016 onwards, first exams in 2018


Module C6 Chemical synthesis

Chemistry Unit C6.1 Chemicals and why we need them

C6.2 Planning, carrying out and controlling a chemical synthesis

All of Module C6 Chemical synthesis

PLEASE NOTE NEW revision summaries for the NEW OCR 21st Century Science B GCSE Chemistry B and NEW OCR GCSE 21st Century Combined Science B Chemistry courses: Revision for Chapters 1-3 and  Chapters 4-6 STARTING with Y10 in Sept. 2016 onwards, first exams in 2018


GCSE Additional Science GCSE PHYSICS Unit Modules

Module P4 Explaining motion

Physics Unit P4.1 How can we describe motion?  *  P4.2 What are forces?

P4.3 What is the connection between forces and motion?

P4.4 How can we describe motion in terms of energy changes?

All of Module P4 Explaining motion

PLEASE NOTE NEW revision summaries for the NEW OCR 21st Century Science B GCSE Physics B and NEW OCR GCSE 21st Century Combined Science B Physics courses: Revision for Chapters P1-3 and  Chapters P4-6 STARTING with Y10 in Sept. 2016 onwards, first exams in 2018


Module P5 Electric circuits

Physics Unit P5.1 Electric current – a flow of what?

P5.2 What determines the size of the current in an electric circuit and the energy it transfers?

P5.3 How do parallel and series circuits work?

P5.4 How is mains electricity produced? How are voltages and currents induced?

P5.5 How do electric motors work?

All of Module P5 Electric circuits

PLEASE NOTE NEW revision summaries for the NEW OCR 21st Century Science B GCSE Physics B and NEW OCR GCSE 21st Century Combined Science B Physics courses: Revision for Chapters P1-3 and  Chapters P4-6 STARTING with Y10 in Sept. 2016 onwards, first exams in 2018


Module P6 Radioactive materials

Physics Unit P6.1 Why are some materials radioactive?

P6.2 How can radioactive materials be used and handled safely, including wastes?

All of Module P6 Radioactive materials

PLEASE NOTE NEW revision summaries for the NEW OCR 21st Century Science B GCSE Physics B and NEW OCR GCSE 21st Century Combined Science B Physics courses: Revision for Chapters P1-3 and  Chapters P4-6 STARTING with Y10 in Sept. 2016 onwards, first exams in 2018


The OCR GCSE 21st Century Sciences indexes are set out in various ways depending on your science course.

Links to past papers and other resources are given on the individual pages below

All the science modules for the OCR GCSE 21st Century Science Suite

BIOLOGY MODULES  Module B1 You and your genes  *  Module B2 Keeping healthy

Module B3 Life on Earth  *  Module B4 The processes of life

Module B5 Growth and development  *  Module B6 Brain and mind  *  Module B7 Further Biology

PLEASE NOTE NEW revision summaries for the NEW OCR 21st Century Science B GCSE Biology B and NEW OCR GCSE 21st Century Combined Science B Biology courses: Revision for (Chapters 1-3) and  Paper 2 (Chapters 4-6) STARTING with Y10 in Sept. 2016 onwards, first exams in 2018

 CHEMISTRY MODULES  Module C1 Air quality  *  Module C2 Material choices

Module C3 Chemicals in our lives – risks and benefits

Module C4 Chemical patterns  *  Module C5 Chemicals of the natural environment

Module C6 Chemical synthesis  *  Module C7 Further Chemistry

PLEASE NOTE NEW revision summaries for the NEW OCR 21st Century Science B GCSE Chemistry B and NEW OCR GCSE 21st Century Combined Science B Chemistry courses: Revision for Chapters 1-3 and  Chapters 4-6 STARTING with Y10 in Sept. 2016 onwards, first exams in 2018

PHYSICS MODULES  Module P1 The Earth in the Universe  *  Module P2 Radiation and life

Module P3 Sustainable energy  *  Module P4 Explaining motion  *  Module P5 Electric circuits

Module P6 Radioactive materials  *  Module P7 Further Physics – Studying the Universe

PLEASE NOTE NEW revision summaries for the NEW OCR 21st Century Science B GCSE Physics B and NEW OCR GCSE 21st Century Combined Science B Physics courses: Revision for Chapters P1-3 and  Chapters P4-6 STARTING with Y10 in Sept. 2016 onwards, first exams in 2018


SUMMARIES of Module Combinations for OCR 21st Century GCSE Sciences Suite organised for the GCSE Science Additional Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics WRITTEN PAPERS

 SCIENCE MODULES  Modules B1, C1 and P1  *  Modules B2, C2 and P2  *  Modules B3, C3 and P3

ADDITIONAL SCIENCE  Modules B4, C4 and P4  *  Modules B5, C5 and P5  *  Modules B6, C6 and P6

BIOLOGY MODULES  Modules B1, B2 and B3  *  Modules B4, B5 and B6  *  Module B7

PLEASE NOTE NEW revision summaries for the NEW OCR 21st Century Science B GCSE Biology B and NEW OCR GCSE 21st Century Combined Science B Biology courses: Revision for (Chapters 1-3) and  Paper 2 (Chapters 4-6) STARTING with Y10 in Sept. 2016 onwards, first exams in 2018

CHEMISTRY MODULES  Modules C1, C2 and C3  *  Modules C4, C5 and C6  *  Module C7

PLEASE NOTE NEW revision summaries for the NEW OCR 21st Century Science B GCSE Chemistry B and NEW OCR GCSE 21st Century Combined Science B Chemistry courses: Revision for Chapters 1-3 and  Chapters 4-6 STARTING with Y10 in Sept. 2016 onwards, first exams in 2018

PHYSICS MODULES  Modules P1, P2 and P3  *  Modules P4, P5 and P6  *  Module P7

PLEASE NOTE NEW revision summaries for the NEW OCR 21st Century Science B GCSE Physics B and NEW OCR GCSE 21st Century Combined Science B Physics courses: Revision for Chapters P1-3 and  Chapters P4-6 STARTING with Y10 in Sept. 2016 onwards, first exams in 2018


Doc Brown's Science Revision Notes for OCR SCIENCE A 21st Century GCSE ADDITIONAL SCIENCE course

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I hope these revision pages will prove a useful and good revision online e-learning website for revising OCR 21st Century Science A GCSE Additional Science. Hopefully, eventually! these revision guide summary notes will cover all aspects, learning objectives, items of all the topics, units and modules of the OCR 21st Century Science A GCSE Additional Science course. I also hope this revision site offers revision hints and tips, encouragement and help you do well in your exams!

OCR GCSE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY SCIENCE SUITE - REVISION NOTES GUIDE SUMMARY: What do you need to know for the examinations? and what do you need to able to do in the exams? for your OCR GCSE 21st Century ADDITIONAL SCIENCE syllabus specification examinations via summary revision notes. HT means for higher tier students only. Sorry, but I don't have the time to answer questions, but if you see any apparent errors or wish to comment, please email me. I'm producing revision lists of what you need to know & be able to do in the written exam papers eg a 30-60 minute read for each module-unit-topic based on the official examination board syllabus-specification & help links to notes & quizzes. All my notes, learning objectives, comments etc. are based on the official OCR GCSE 21st Century Science A Key Stage 4 KS4 specification.


Route 1 - Unit A162/01 - Biology modules B4, B5, B6 - Foundation Route 1 - Unit A162/02 - Biology modules B4, B5, B6 - Higher Route 1 - Unit A172/01 - Chemistry modules C4, C5, C6 - Foundation Route 1 - Unit A172/02 - Chemistry modules C4, C5, C6 - Higher Route 1 - Unit A182/01 - Physics modules P4, P5, P6 - Foundation Route 1 - Unit A182/02 - Physics modules P4, P5, P6 - Higher Route 2 - Unit A151/01 - Additional Science modules B4, C4, P4 - Foundation Route 2 - Unit A151/02 - Additional Science modules B4, C4, P4 - Higher Route 2 - Unit A152/01 - Additional Science modules B5, C5, P5 - Foundation Route 2 - Unit A152/02 - Additional Science modules B5, C5, P5 - Higher Route 2 - Unit A153/01 - Additional Science modules B6, C6, P6 - Foundation Route 2 - Unit A153/02 - Additional Science modules B6, C6, P6 - Higher OCR GCSE 21st Century Science A Past Papers - Practice Papers Questions June 2012 ? January 2012 ?


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