Biology for CSEC examination + CD

Biology for CSEC examination + CD

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An attractive and inspiring book, written specifically for the CSEC syllabus in Biology by experts in the region, this book offers students and their teachers a comprehensive resource to prepare for the CSEC examination. Clearly written by practising teachers, and with full-colour illustrations throughout, the book covers everything that students need to know, and in addition contains invaluable guidance on preparing for and conducting the School-Based Assessment component of the syllabus. Considerable help and guidance is given on the practical as well as the theoretical aspects of the syllabus, and students whose time in the laboratory is limited will find many experiments and procedures clearly explained and illustrated.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 320 pages
  • 214 x 276 x 22mm | 782g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 300
  • 0340985429
  • 9780340985427
  • 1,886,993

Table of contents

1 Introduction to Biology 2 Life and living: living organisms in the environment 3 Cells: basic units of living organisms 4 Moving substances: movement into and out of cells 5 Biological molecules: building blocks of life 6 Photosynthesis: how plants make food 7 Heterotrophic nutrition: how animals obtain and use food 8 Cellular respiration: how cells get energy 9 Gas exchange and breathing: moving gases in plants and animals 10 Transport in animals: blood and the circulatory system 11 Transport in plants: moving substances around plants 12 Food storage: dealing with excess food 13 Excretion: getting rid of metabolic wastes 14 Regulation and control: maintaining an internal balance 15 Sensitivity and coordination: responding to the environment 16 Support and movement: keeping upright and moving around 17 Growth and development: getting bigger and more complex 18 Asexual reproduction: reproducing without sex 19 Sexual reproduction: offspring from male and female 20 Continuity and variation: how characteristics are passed on and changed 21 Selection: choosing characteristics for survival 22 Health and disease: transmission and control of diseases 23 Drugs and disease: social and economic impacts of disease and drug abuse 24 Life and the environment: what organisms need to survive 25 Humans and the environment: human activity and its impact on the environment Exam-type questions
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About Kaylene Kellman-Holder

Joanna Johnson and Lisa Greenstein, with Kaylene Kellman-Holder
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