How to Pass National 5 Biology

How to Pass National 5 Biology

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Exam Board: SQA
Level: National 5
Subject: Biology
First Teaching: September 2013
First Exam: Summer 2014

Get your best grade with the SQA endorsed guide to National 5 Biology.

This book contains all the advice and support you need to revise successfully for your National 5 exam. It combines an overview of the course syllabus with advice from a top expert on how to improve exam performance, so you have the best chance of success.

- Refresh your knowledge with complete course notes
- Prepare for the exam with top tips and hints on revision technique
- Get your best grade with advice on how to gain those vital extra marks
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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 212 x 297 x 8mm | 526g
  • Hodder Gibson
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1444184547
  • 9781444184549
  • 241,872

Table of contents

Introduction Unit 1 Cell Biology 1.1 Cell structure 1.2 Transport across cell membranes 1.3 Producing new cells 1.4 DNA and the production of proteins 1.5 Proteins and enzymes 1.6 Genetic engineering 1.7 Photosynthesis 1.8 Respiration Cell Biology Practice Course Assessment Unit 2 Multicellular Organisms 2.1 Cells, tissues and organs 2.2 Stem cells and meristems 2.3a Control and communication - nervous system 2.3b Control and communication - endocrine system 2.4 Reproduction 2.5 Variation and inheritance 2.6a The need for transport in plants 2.6b The need for transport in animals - circulation 2.6c The need for transport in animals - gas exchange and absorption 2.7 Effects of lifestyle choices on transport and exchange systems Multicellular Organisms Practice Course Assessment Unit 3 Life on Earth 3.1 Biodiversity and the distribution of life 3.2 Energy in ecosystems 3.3 Sampling techniques and measurement of abiotic and biotic factors 3.4 Adaptation, natural selection and the evolution of species 3.5 Human impact on the environment Life on Earth Practice Course Assessment Appendix 1 Skills of Scientific Enquiry Appendix 2 Your Assignment Appendix 3 Your Exam Glossary Answers
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About Graham Moffat

Billy Dickson and Graham Moffat are both Principal Teachers at secondary schools in Scotland. Both are highly experienced authors and examiners.
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