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Nature of Biology Book 2 4E Activity Manual eBookPLUS (Online Purchase)

Nature of Biology Book 2 4E Activity Manual eBookPLUS (Online Purchase)
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ISBN13 9781118389119
Pub date November 2012
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Nature of Biology Book 2, Activity Manual eBookPLUS is an electronic version of the Activity Manual and a complementary set of targeted digital resources. These flexible and engaging ICT activities are available online at the JacarandaPLUS website (www.jacplus.com.au)  

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 • A range of activities and experiments that supplement and extend students’ understanding
 • Multiple choice questions that review each chapter
 • ‘Test your understanding’ activities for each chapter that comprehensively revise essential content

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Chapter 1: The chemical nature of cells
Activity 1.1: Extraction of DNA from wheat germ
Activity 1.2: Building a model of DNA and RNA
Activity 1.3: What's in a protein?

Chapter 2: Membranes and cell organelles
Activity 2.1: Cells and cell organelles - how big?
Activity 2.2: Semi-permeability and membrane structure
Activity 2.3: The effect of temperature on plasma membranes

Chapter 3: Biochemical processes in cells
Activity 3.1: Enzymes in action
Activity 3.2: Photosynthesis and respiration - a balance
Activity 3.3: Respiration involving oxygen - aerobic respiration
Activity 3.4: Finding out about photosynthesis

Chapter 4: Molecular biology in medicine
Activity 4.1: Issues associated with the Human Genome Project
Activity 4.2: Molecular biology - making decisions
Activity 4.3: Bioethics - considering issues

Chapter 5: Coordination and regulation: endocrine systems
Activity 5.1: Can hormones make a difference?
Activity 5.2: Plant response: apical dominance
Activity 5.3: Maintaining the balance
Activity 5.4: Glucose ups and downs

Chapter 6: Coordination and regulation: nervous systems
Activity 6.1: How are your reflexes?
Activity 6.2: Hot stuff

Chapter 7: Infection and disease
Activity 7.1: Micro-organisms - where are they found?
Activity 7.2: Bacterial response to disinfectants and antibiotics
Activity 7.3: Parasitic organisms - unwelcome quests
Activity 7.4: Protecting your pet

Chapter 8: Immunity: defence against disease
Activity 8.1: How to avoid rejections - transplantation and the immune system
Activity 8.2: Planning an overseas trip
Activity 8.3: Immune response to antigens

Chapter 9: Genes, chromosomes and patterns of inheritance
Activity 9.1: Karyotypes and meiosis
Activity 9.2: Modelling meiosis
Activity 9.3: How much do I owe grandma?
Activity 9.4: What chance of being Rhesus positive?
Activity 9.5: Two genes at a time
Activity 9.6: Family portraits - what pattern is this?
Activity 9.7: Genetics with Drosophila
Activity 9.8: Environmental influences on phenotype

Chapter 10: Nature, structure and organisation of the genetic material
Activity 10.1: Copying genes
Activity 10.2: Sequencing a genome

Chapter 11: Gene function: genes in action
Activity 11.1: Using the genetic code to synthesise a polypeptide
Activity 11.2: Changing your genes

Chapter 12: Manipulating DNA: tools and techniques
Activity 12.1: Restriction enzymes
Activity 12.2: Finding a gene
Activity 12.3: Transformation using the pGLO plasmid
Activity 12.4: DNA profiling

Chapter 13: Population genetics
Activity 13.1: Variation - no two the same
Activity 13.2: Looking at allele frequencies
Activity 13.3: When allele frequencies change
Activity 13.4: Case studies in natural selection and evolution

Chapter 14: Evolution: changes over time
Activity 14.1: Geological time - what's that?
Activity 14.2: Geological time scale and absolute/relative ages
Activity 14.3: Transitional fossils - halfway or some of the way?
Activity 14.4: Analysing and inferring evolutionary relationships
Activity 14.5: Case study in evolution - the finches of the Galapagos Islands
Activity 14.6: The panda puzzle

Chapter 15: Hominin evolution
Activity 15.1: Primates alive! That's me
Activity 15.2: What can skulls tell us?
Activity 15.3: Who's in the family?
Activity 15.4: Alterative pathways

Chapter 16: Human intervention in evolution
Activity 16.1: Making the most of new variations - artificial selection
Activity 16.2: Case studies in genetic testing and screening
Activity 16.3: Conservation of rare plant species - ex-situ plant conservation to support survival in wild


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