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Good book, but not good enough for those higher grades

Advantages: Simple notes, good diagrams to help, questions help find gaps in knowledge, CD ROM
Disadvantages: not enough detail for higher grades, many people use as substitute for class work1

Currently, I am in my 2nd year at college, doing the A2 part of my alevel. Currently I am studying Biology (OCR), Chemistry (OCR) and Business Studies (AQA), and will try to write reviews on the best and worst books out there for revision. I used this bo ...

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Review of OCR AS Chemistry A Student Book - Rob Richie

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AS Chemistry - Pretty much everything you need to know

Advantages: Concise, contains everything needed for the syllabus
Disadvantages: could give more extension oppurtunities, CD slightly boring

This book is worth the investment. Most of the lessons I followed were based on spreads from this book, each page being concise (but never skimming on important details), clear and easy to follow. I particularly want to praise the clarity of the worked ex ...

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Review of OCR AS Chemistry A Student Book - Rob Richie

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Edexcel AS and A Level Modular Mathematics Textbook

Advantages: A lot of information, explained clearly, covers all units
Disadvantages: Could have more colour

...When I was studying ALevel Maths it required me to have a lot of textbooks available for studying and most of the time to prepare for exams with. For my exams in Mathematics, I was given the textbook Edexcel AS and A Level Modular Mathematics by Keith Ple ...

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Review of Edexcel AS and A Level Modular Mathematics - Statistics 1 - Keith Pledger Et Al

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Mars must be settled

Advantages: Gives a great deal of hope towards sending humans to Mars
Disadvantages: Very in depth with a lot of detailed study

...Mars is vacant. Statement or question? Either way we should be interested. Take it as a question and you would be wondering whether extra-terrestrial life exists beyond the bounds of our planet. Take it as a statement and you would be looking at Mars thro ...

jameshale 28.01.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Case For Mars - Robert Zubrin

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A plan for men on Mars

Advantages: Detailed, informative
Disadvantages: None.

In The Case for Mars, Robert Zubrin sets out a detailed plan of how Man could stand on the red planet within 10 years. In 1989, a study was commissioned to plan for a manned mission to Mars. This study became known as the 90 day report. The cost was $ ...

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