Biology 1 Preliminary Course

Biology 1 Preliminary Course
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ISBN13 9780701634247
Pub date December 2003
Pages 432
RRP $89.95
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Biology 1 Preliminary Course along with Biology 2 HSC Course are highly contemporary texts specifically for the Stage 6 Biology syllabus for Year 11 and 12 students in New South Wales. Written by experienced Biology educators and authors, it offers the most authoritative and in-depth coverage of the four Preliminary modules and the HSC topics, in an attractive visual format to stimulate students' interest and enhance their learning. In Biology 1 & Biology 2 the authors provide students with a solid grounding in biological concepts, an appreciation of the historical developments in the science, and fascinating insights into the people and technologies involved in current practice and research.


Full-colour format with high-quality illustrations and stunning photographs

Clear explanations of the syllabus content, with key ideas summaries and Quick-check questions interspersed regularly to check students' understanding

The most up-to-date information on current biological research and technologies

Case studies, people profiles and Odd Facts to sustain and extend students' interest

Chapter reviews, with key work lists and a variety of questions, including web-based questions, that consolidate learning and encourage discussion and further research

Part 1: A local ecosystem
Chapter 1: Distribution and diversity in ecosystems
Chapter 2: How do ecosystems operate?
Chapter 3: Changes in ecosystems

Part 2: Patterns in nature
Chapter 4: Cells: structure and function
Chapter 5: Cells: specialisation and growth
Chapter 6: Fuel for plants and animals
Chapter 7: Gas exchange in plants and animals
Chapter 8: Transport and exchange of nutrients and wastes

Part 3: Life on earth
Chapter 9: Life on Earth: when, where and how?
Chapter 10: Life on Earth: past and present
Chapter 11: Classifying the world of life

Part 4: Evolution of Australian biota
Chapter 12: The Australian environment: changes over time
Chapter 13: Evolution of Australia's flora and fauna
Chapter 14: Survival down under

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