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Nelson Biology Units 3 & 4 for the Australian Curriculum (Student Book with 4 Access Codes)

$86.95

Written to the highest achievement standard, this visually engaging series brings Biology to life with clear language and relevant examples. New case studies and Scientific Literacy boxes in every chapter help students to connect with the study of Biology to the real world.

FEATURES

  • Covers the three strands of the new Australian Curriculum: Senior Biology
  • Curriculum statements start each chapter
  • Scientific Literacy boxes develop student evaluation of media and scientific texts
  • Case Study boxes provide context to aid student learning
  • Graded review questions build knowledge as well as application and analysis skills
  • A dedicated Scientific investigation chapter develops skills for student research

CONTENTS

  • 1 DNA
  • 2 The genetic code
  • 3 Genetic variation
  • 4 Mendelian genetics
  • 5 New frontiers
  • 6 Evidence for change
  • 7 Natural selection & speciation
  • 8 Homeostasis
  • 9 Detecting and responding
  • 10 Pathogens
  • 11 Innate responses
  • 12 Adaptive responses
  • 13 Public health

Sample Chapter.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Pam Borger is Project Coordinator, LEAP into Sciences, School of Applied and Biomedical Sciences, Federation University Australia.