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This volume offers a fact-packed and densely illustrated study guide for GCSE students and beyond. Clear definitions and images aim to strip away the complexities of difficult science concepts. A helpful glossary, comprehensive index and tables, charts and diagrams are also included. It covers topics such as ecology, botany, zoology, reproduction and genetics.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 171.2 x 240.3 x 13mm | 477.74g
  • Usborne Publishing Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • colour illustrations, glossary, tables, charts, diagrams, index
  • 0746037929
  • 9780746037928

Table of contents

Part 1 Ecology and living things: living things and their environment; within an ecosystem; life and life cycles; the structure of living things; cell division. Part 2 Botany: vascular plants; stems and roots; inside an older plant; leaves; plant sensitivity; plant fluid transportation; plant food production; flowers; reproduction in a flowering plant; seeds and germination; fruit/vegetative reproduction. Part 3 Zoology (animals): the body structure of animals; animal body coverings; animal movement; animal feeding; animal respiration; animal excretion; animal senses and communication; animal reproduction and development. Part 3 Zoology (humans): the skeleton; joints and bones; muscles; teeth; blood; the circulatory system; the heart; tissue fluid and the lymphatic system; the digestive system; glands; the respiratory system; the urinary system; the central nervous system; the units of the nervous system; nerves and nervous pathways; the skin; the eyes; the ears; the reproductive system; development and reproduction. Part 4 Reproduction and genetics: types of reproduction; cell division for reproduction; genetics and heredity; genetic engineering. Part 5 General biology information: fluid movement; food and how it is used; metabolism; energy for life and homeostasis; hormones; digestive juices and enzymes; vitamins and their uses; the classification of living things; informal group terms.
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