SAT II Biology For Dummies

SAT II Biology For Dummies

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Get tips on preparing for test traps. Psych yourself up and score your best Yipes! You've got 60 minutes to answer 80 questions on plants and animals, ecology, genetics, cells and molecules, and evolution. How do you psych yourself up and score your best? This friendly guide delivers just what you need - a thorough review of biology, including special sections on 'M' and 'E' exam topics, plus two complete practice tests and lots of insider tips to help boost your score. It helps you to discover how to: recognize wrong answers; zero in on the best answer; manage your time; minimize test-taking anxiety; and, familiarize yourself with the format.
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  • Paperback | 394 pages
  • 208 x 274 x 30mm | 662.24g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764578421
  • 9780764578427
  • 1,883,496

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Get tips on preparing for test trapsPsych yourself up and score your bestYipes! You've got 60 minutes to answer 80 questions on plants and animals, ecology, genetics, cells and molecules, and evolution. How do you psych yourself up and score your best? This friendly guide delivers just what you need -- a thorough review of biology, including special sections on "M" and "E" exam topics, plus two complete practice tests and lots of insider tips to help boost your score.Discover how toRecognize wrong answersZero in on the best answerManage your time Minimize test-taking anxietyFamiliarize yourself with the format
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About Scott Hatch

Scott Hatch, JD, and Lisa Zimmer Hatch, MA, have taught SAT and other test-preparation courses for more than 25 years. Their online standardized test-prep courses are currently offered at over 600 colleges and universities nationwide.
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Table of contents

Introduction.Part I: Putting the SAT II Biology E/M Test into Perspective.Chapter 1: Getting the Lowdown on the SAT II.Chapter 2: Maximizing your Score on the SAT II.Part II: Getting Up Close: Cells, Genetics, and Other Stuff on the Biology-M Section.Chapter 3: Packets of Life: Cells and Cell Parts.Chapter 4: Building A Foundation: Chemical Basics.Chapter 5: Seeing Chemistry in Action: Molecular Biology.Chapter 6: Getting Energized: Respiration and Photosynthesis.Chapter 7: Working from the Blueprints: DNA and Proteins.Chapter 8: Inheriting the Wind: Genetics.Chapter 9: Mixing It Up: Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction.Part III: Environmentally Aware: Evolution, Ecology, and Other Stuff on the Biology-E Section.Chapter 10: Understanding Origins and Evolution of Life.Chapter 11: Following the Hierarchy: Taxonomy.Chapter 12: Bringing It All Together: Ecology.Part IV: Constructing Creatures: Organismal Biology.Chapter 13: Going Vegetarian: Plant Structures and Functions.Chapter 14: Making A Body Work: Animal Organ Systems.Chapter 15: Dating and Behaving: Animal Behavior and Reproduction.Part V: Practice Makes Perfect.Chapter 16: Practice Test 1.Chapter 17: Practice Test 1: Answers and Explanations.Chapter 18: Practice Test 2.Chapter 19: Practice Test 2: Answers and Explanations.Part VI: The Part of Tens.Chapter 20: Ten Crucial Categories.Chapter 21: Ten Key Components of Cells.Chapter 22: Ten Significant Cell Processes.Chapter 23: Ten Momentous Molecules.Index.
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