All Leaving Cert Biology posts
  • avatar image

    LEAVING OUT GENETICS Deirdre Gall

    Anybody have any advice about leaving out the genetics questions (just looking over and not learning in detail) and focusing on answering the other questions well? Is this too risky?

    1. avatar image

      Ross_4845

      yes too risky. its a guaranteed question. should study in detail

    2. avatar image

      Niamhoooconnor

      my teacher said leave if you leave it out make sure you study everything else in detail, other way of looking at it is the fact its defo going to come up unlike human reproduction etc

      but im not studying it

    3. avatar image

      Brian-96

      If you put money on every horse you cant lose as they say

    4. avatar image

      leahbyrne68

      We haven't done genetics at all, there is still some choice if you don't do it

    5. avatar image

      bridgetown1

      Over the years the genetics questions have been getting easier and easier until now they can frequently be answered in 10 minutes on half a page. Worth studying, if you ask me!!

    6. avatar image

      Ruthh98

      theres always a gentics question and human reproduction qs and ususally an ecology question. i feel either photosynthesis and respiration continuously appear but not in every paper. like one eyar you have photosynthesis and the next respiration

    7. avatar image

      Grace Fay

      You can get away with not studying it if you know everything else in great detail!

    8. avatar image

      Yoshmyster96

      It's marked extremely hard tho as the majority of people do the question

    9. avatar image

      caoimhejtbcs

      My own teacher recommended to us not to jump into the genetics question first as can be harder than it initially seems but to answer it after answering the other questions if you are confident in your genetics

    10. avatar image

      lollb1998

      It's actually not that bad, once you know how to do the genetic crosses and how to get the genotype/phenotype of the parents when given to F1 genotype.

      I would definitely not encourage anyone to leave genetics out, since there is guaranteed to be at least one question in each section on it.

      Hope it helps!

      Lorenzo

    11. avatar image

      kathaswings

      i am 100% leaving out the genetics question. my teacher reckons that it's entirely up to myself and that i can do a perfectly good higher level paper without that question. i get extremely frustrated with that chapter!

    12. avatar image

      Me

      Share files from your computer
      loader

Going to College