Human and Social Biology for CSEC examination

Human and Social Biology for CSEC examination

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An attractive and inspiring book, written specifically for the CSEC syllabus in Human and Social 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. The book offers a step-by-step treatment of the syllabus with a clear outline of its structure and function, relating the biological and the social aspects, and with clear definitions and expalnations of scientific language. 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 may be limited will find many experiments and procedures clearly explained and illustrated.
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  • Mixed media product | 336 pages
  • 214 x 276 x 20mm | 818g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 300
  • 1444108352
  • 9781444108354

Table of contents

: SECTION A: LIVING ORGANISMS AND THE ENVIRONMENT
1.: Organisms and environments
2.: Cells
3.: Moving substances between cells
: SECTION B: LIFE PROCESSES
4.: Nutrition and nutrients
5.: Teeth
6.: Enzymes and enzyme action
7.: The digestive system
8.: The respiratory system and respiration
9.: The circulatory system
10.: The human skeleton
11.: Joints and movement
12.: Excretion
13.: Homeostasis - maintaining internal balance
14.: The nervous system
15.: Actions and reactions
16.: The eye
17.: Hormones
18.: The reproductive system
19.: Birth control
: SECTION C: HEREDITY AND VARIATION
20.: Mitosis and meiosis
21.: Variation and inheritance
: SECTION D: DISEASE AND ITS IMPACT ON HUMANS
22.: Health and disease
23.: Drug use and abuse
: SECTION E: THE IMPACT OF HEALTH PRACTICES ON THE ENVIRONMENT
24.: Pollution
25.: Managing water resources
26.: Dealing with sewage
27.: Solid waste management
: Exam type questions on the CD-ROM
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