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Standard Grade Biology Success Guide

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Standard Grade Biology Success Guide by

This student book and interactive CD-ROM pack enables students to revise key course content in the way that suits them best. The highly visual colourful revision notes are supported by lots of illustrations to improve memory recall, whilst a new topic on every spread makes revision manageable. Top tops and quick tests are included for every topic, and credit material is clearly marked for relevant study. Use the CD-ROM for an interactive study approach. Simple step-by-step guidance is delivered for every examinable topic whilst interactive testing and an extensive glossary help students retain key facts. 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
Contains Paperback and CD-ROM
96 pages

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Leckie & Leckie
www.collinseducation.com

Publication date

7th October 2004

ISBN

9781843721765


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