CXC CSEC exam guide: Integrated Science


CXC CSEC exam guide: General proficiency Integrated Science


CXC CSEC exam guide: General proficiency Integrated Science

Based on the CXC CSEC Integrated Science syllabus


Organization of the CXC CSEC Integrated Science exam:

In-school exam candidates: The general proficiency exam consists of two (2) papers and a School Based Assessment (SBA) project.

Private exam candidates: The general proficiency exam consists of three (3) papers.

Exam time
Question type
Exam marks
Exam percent
paper 1
11/4 hrs

Multiple choice
(60 questions)

60 marks
Paper 2
2 hours

Part A:
3 compulsory structured questions

Part B:
3 compulsory questions - extended essay or data-based questions

90 marks
Paper 3/SBA
2 hrs 30 mins
50 marks
200 marks

The syllabus for the Integrated Science exam is divided into four (4) sections. Each section is comprised of several units.

The four sections are section A, B, C and D.

Section A:
The organism
Section B:
The home/workplace
Section C:
Section D:


The units in each section are listed below:
1. Production and Growth
  2. Food and Nutrition
  3. Circulation
  4. Respiration
  5. Excretion
  6. Coordination


1. Temperature control and ventilation
  2. Water and the Aquatic Environment
  3. Pests and parasites/sanitation
  4. Safety hazards
  5. Electricity
  6. Fossil fuels/ Solar energy/ Alternative sources
  7. Materials
  8. Lighting
  9. Chemicals
  10. Machines
  11. The Terrestrial Environment


1. Sport and Body Functions
  2. Sport in Air/Water
  3. Sport and Materials
  4. Audio-Visual Activities


1. Energy
  2. Forces
  3. Earth Movement and Their Effects
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belz (not verified)
intergrated science

l need a stud partner for paper 2 and 3

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maths, english 'A'

I really need someone to study with so we can have a conservation about the cxc subjects THANKS FOR YOUR KINDNESS

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Boo (not verified)
Integrated Science

If You did good in you Labs and Pass the paper 1 and fail paper 2 is there a chance of still getting a 1, 2 or 3 ?

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integrated science

Doing not in cxc Friday. Have no idea what to expect just studying really hard. This helped aol though

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integrated science

it helps alot

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thanks this guide was really

thanks this guide was really needed .great work

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integrated science

i am doing a lab : planning and designing lab about iron rust near sea than iron further...what exactly must I have?

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intergrated science

I want 2 study intergrated science for cxc this year or next year exam

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sherl (not verified)
integrated science

well i am very thankful 4 these exam guide cause i am so crazy about passing my cxc subjects especially integrated science as my teacher is far behind. i have about 3-4 months leaving 4 cxc. am kind of stressed and worried. but i guess I'll just have 2 try and think positive

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i think it's better to study with others. my email address is :
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integrated science

it can help

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Danielle (not verified)
O thanks very much for this i

O thanks very much for this i really dont like science so hope i rember these stuff and im finding it hard to rember the stuff when im finished reading can some one plz plz help me telll me how to rember?

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guest (not verified)
Integrated Science

Thanks this was very helpful. but, what i would really like to know is if this is also for the 2012 syllabus. because I can't find it anywhere. And my "teacher" is no help at all! please tell me it's 2012. or send me a link for 2012! :D tnx

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Re: Integrated Science


This is Integrated Science exam guide is based on the CXC CSEC Integrated Science syllabus for 2012.

Good luck with your exams!

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Thanks. Thats a relief!!! I've been searching everywhere. I can finally study with assurance!!! :D

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i still have a headache 4 all my subjects

cxc is giving me a mindbrain headache its so stressful what should i do?

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I. Science

Don't worry just study and you will definitely get one step towards your goal. After all success comes after hard work and practice makes perfect.

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you should not think of it as a stressful thing cuz then it will always be stressful so u should take some time to relan and think about what u like doin

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intrgrated science

It was very helpfull although i found about it late but i hope to do my best tomorrow.

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thanks this is very helpful

thanks this is very helpful

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seikarah (not verified)
Integrated science

thans for the cxc study guide i didn't have a clue on some of these topics. wow! i can study comfortably kknw

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integrated scirnce

wow thanks alot for these guides since now i have been improving thanks once more and may the lord bless u kevaughn gallimore head boy of clan carthy 2010-2011

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Joined: 26 Aug 2007
Integrated science

Mary - Thanks for this exam guide. I like it, I only wish it could tell me what to study for each exam paper so I wouldn't have to guess what was coming for each paper.


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