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This ixplain GCSE Biology app supported by Bayer Plc makes learning fun and easy and will dramatically improve your understanding and exam results if you put in the time. As a big bonus, it also gives you some great careers ideas from the Royal Society of Biology and informs and tests you on what skills you will need to acquire for the world of work. It’s quick and simple to use and provides four ways to learn:
Browse & Learn via the highest quality content
Quiz & Learn via timed interactive quizzes with 3 options of 10,30 or 50 questions
Flick & Learn via our high-quality illustrations and photos,
Watch & Learn via the Youtube videos linked to the content.

Enjoy ixplain and please tell your friends about it. We also have ixplain apps for GCSE Maths, GCSE Physics, GCSE Chemistry, GCSE Additional Science, GCSE Science and GCSE Computing along with Apps supporting F1inSchools and the BLOODHOUND SSC project.

Written by education expert Ann Fullick and supported by award winning careers writer Liz Reece & skills expert Gareth Lewis.

We work hard to ensure ixplain content is totally accurate. However, if you find anything you think is incorrect, or you have ideas about how we can improve the app for you please tweet us via the Twitter link in the app.

Provides multiple ways to learn
Can improve their understanding and GCSE results by providing the building blocks of knowledge via the key terms.
Can empower them as you become familiar with the GCSE technical language and key terms of the subjects
Can give them a sense of belonging to a GCSE subject community through increased ownership of the key terminology
Provides invaluable practice in reading and answering GSCE type questions under time pressure
Provide a fun element which supports learning and revision
Can hopefully inspire them via the careers ideas
Connects them with employers

Please see below for the full content covered along with how the stats section works along with the technical requirements.

App Content
This app covers all the exam board Biology specifications and includes the following topics:

Cells and organisation

Cell structure
Cell transport
Cell division
Organisation, enzymes & digestion
Transport & exchange in animals

Coordination and control
The nervous system
Hormonal control
Plant hormones

Adaptations, competition and interdependence
Organisation of an ecosystem
Biodiversity and human impacts
Trophic levels and food production
Photosynthesis, respiration & disease
Communicable diseases
Prevention and treatment
Disease in plants
Non-communicable diseases

Reproduction and genetics
DNA and the genome
Variation and natural selection
Classification and evolution

Working scientifically and mathematically
Working scientifically
Maths skills

Careers ideas and Skills
Entry level and level 1 careers ideas
Careers requiring GCSEs A-C/ apprenticeship/ level 2 +
Careers requiring Degree/ level 4 +
Careers in Horticulture
Workplace skills you will need
Workplace qualities you will need
Getting a Job

Topic quizzes: questions are presented randomly.

The % score is shown at the end of the quiz - a button takes you to the summary of the questions you got right or wrong. You can go back to the original questions or facts to improve your understanding.

ixplain records your progress on three dials as you start learning:
1 shows the % of the content you have read
2 shows the score of your last test
3 shows the % of the content you have answered correctly.

Technical Requirements
Minimum 3G is needed to view the links and videos. Please be aware that 3G/4G uses your data allowance.

For use on iPad please select “iPhone” apps to find it.

All ixplain copyright belongs to ImpartIQ Ltd and Ann Fullick except edubranding partners Bayer and the Royal Society of Biology who retain copyright of their content

What’s New

Version 3.487.889

We have now embedded information from Youth Employment about the skills you will need to acquire for work

Ratings and Reviews

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App Privacy

The developer, ImpartIQ, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple.

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Impart IQ Ltd
40.9 MB

Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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