Dr Nyari's Science School
A British science and mathematics education 
anywhere in the world

Edexcel IGCSE Biology

Course Content Overview

The nature and variety of living organisms
  • Characteristics of living organisms 
  • Variety of living organisms 
Structure and functions in living organisms
  • Level of organisation  
  • Cell structure 
  • Biological molecules 
  • Movement of substances into and out of cells 
  • Nutrition 
  • Respiration 
  • Gas exchange 
  • Transport 
  • Excretion 
  • Co-ordination and response
Reproduction and inheritance 
  •  Reproduction 
  •  Inheritance

Ecology and the environment 
  • The organism in the environment 
  • Feeding relationships 
  • Cycles within ecosystems 
  • Human influences on the environment 
Use of biological resources 
  • Food production 
  • Selective breeding 
  • Genetic modification (genetic engineering) 
  • Cloning