Success Guide in Biology (schools) by
  

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Success Guide in Biology (schools) by

his title delivers a highly visual approach to revision and guides students towards exam success. Clear accessible notes are presented in a colourful, engaging format with illustrations that support understanding and bring the subject to life. To make revision manageable, a new topic area is presented on each double page spread and students can check and reinforce their revision with the accompanying Quick Tests. Frequent Top Tips also provide handy advice for achieving top marks and avoiding simple errors in the final exam. Whilst content covers General level course requirements, icons highlight Credit material to keep revision relevant for students to revise exactly what they need to succeed. Contents * The Biosphere: investigating an ecosystem; how an ecosystem works; energy loss in a food chain; populations and nutrient cycles; the carbon cycle; control and management 1 & 2 * The world of plants: introducing plants; plant growth; pollination and fertilisation; asexual reproduction; making food; the leaf - the organ of photosynthesis; photosynthesis experiments * Animal survival: the need for food; mechanical breakdown of food; chemical breakdown of food; the digestive system; reproduction in animals; human reproduction; water and waste; responding to the environment * Investigating cells: cells and diffusion; osmosis; cell division; enzymes; aerobic respiration * The body in action: movement; energy and the breathing system; more about the breathing system; the heart and blood vessels; blood; coordination and the nervous system; the nervous system; changing levels of performance * Inheritance: variation; what is inheritance?; more about inheritance; how genes are inherited; genetics and society * Biotechnology: living factories; problems with waste; profit from waste; reprogramming microbes * Test your progress

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Paperback
96 pages

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Leckie & Leckie
www.collinseducation.com

Publication date

1st March 2005

ISBN

9781843721710


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