IGCSE Biology for CIE by Jackie Clegg, Mike Smith


IGCSE Biology for CIE by Jackie Clegg, Mike Smith

Innovative * Interactive * International Collins IGCSE Biology has been developed to give maximum support for students studying for the Cambridge International Examinations GCSE. International case studies are used throughout, 'localising' learning. An interactive CD ROM, supporting study and revision, and practical work, is included. The book provides a complete match to the CIE GCSE Biology Specification. HOW TO GET THE MOST FROM THIS BOOK CHARACTERISTICS AND CLASSIFICATION OF LIVING ORGANISMS Characteristics of living organisms; Classification and diversity of living organisms; Simple keys ORGANISATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE ORGANISM Cell structure and organisation; Levels of organisation; Size of specimens; Movement in and out of cells; Enzymes; Nutrition; Transportation; Respiration; Excretion in humans; Co-ordination and response DEVELOPMENT OF THE ORGANISM AND THE CONTINUITY OF LIFE Reproduction; Growth and development; Inheritance RELATIONSHIPS OF ORGANISMS WITH ONE ANOTHER AND THE ENVIRONMENT Energy flow; Food chains and food webs; Nutrient cycles; Population size; Human influences on the ecosystem ILLUSTRATED GLOSSARY The accompanying CD ROM provides support for study, revision and practical work.a * Interactive questions * Video experiments for common practical tasks

About the Author

Mike Smith is Head of Science at St. Anselm's College, Birkenhead, and is a Chief Examiner for GCSE Biology. He has co-authored seven successful textbooks for HarperCollins, covering GCSE and International GCSE Science and Biology.

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192 pages


Jackie Clegg, Mike Smith
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Publication date

20th July 2006



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