All AS and A2 students studying Biology at Skinners' need to do two of these each year - best score counts.
Key Benefits of doing an 'ISA'.
Follow these guidelines when doing the written part of your ISA and you will maximise your chances of a top markůYou will see the word 'JUSTIFY' several times...make sure you understand what this word means. Click the word above to see a definition.
1) Qualitative, Quantitative or Evaluative?
Each A-level ISA has 3 parts to it - you will do these during 3 separate lessons / sessions.
This is marked out of 10 and tests your ability to
OBSERVE and RECORD
Could be drawings from specimen or microscope, or colour changes in a test tube...
Common errors - poor drawing quality, poor labels,
This has 2 parts; Part 1 is doing the practical to collect numerical data and record it in a table; Part 2 is where you plot the graph, and answer a few questions about your data.