This popular resource has been revised and updated for the 2015 WJEC and Eduqas specifications and is an essential study companion for WJEC AS & A2 Level and Eduqas Year 1 & AS and A Level Year 2 Biology students. / Written by senior examiner Marianne Izen. / Provides the essential information students need to prepare for their practical assessments and carry out the practical tasks within their AS & Year 1 and A2 & Year 2 Biology course. / Covers the 12 practical techniques required for assessment along with a description of the specified practical tasks. / Examples of interesting practical tasks throughout reinforce and illustrate the key practical skills. / Includes a clear description and explanation of the five criteria for practical assessment (CPACs) and how to achieve them. / Outlines how students should write up their experiments to enhance their skills of analysis and evaluation and to develop a logical approach to reporting practical tasks. / Practical tips and Grade boost tips provide advice on completing tasks and assessments and how to enhance performance in the practical assessments and exams./ Provides a chapter on aseptic culture and gives details on effective use of the lab book.