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AQA BIOL5: The synoptic essay

AQA A2 Biology:
Writing the Synoptic
Essay
by

Dr Robert Mitchell

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AQA BIOL5: The synoptic essay

CONTENTS
1. Be aware of the task you face ............................................................................ 6
What is Synoptic? ........................................................................................... 6
Will I have to learn everything? ........................................................................ 6
A Synoptic Carbon Atom .................................................................................. 6
Which Content is Synoptic? .............................................................................. 8
How to use the16:3:3:3 Rule ............................................................................... 9…...

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