skip to main content
Browse Subjects

Biology WA ATAR Units 3 & 4 Student Book with 1 x 26 month NelsonNetBook access code

By | Copyright Year:2021 | ISBN-13: 9780170452922

Biology WA ATAR (Units 1 – 4) meets the requirements of the Government of Western Australia, School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA) Syllabus (2017). The series uses an enquiry-based approach to enhance and deepen learners conceptual understanding and ability to apply their knowledge. This educational package provides the necessary resources to address the Science Understanding concepts, Science as Human Endeavour and Science Skills described in the syllabus. The content is clearly illustrated, structure and presented in an accessible language for students of all levels.


Mya Skirving studied a Bachelor of Education at Newcastle University and a Master of Science - Science Education, Curtin University. Subsequently she has taught Level 2 Science and Head of year in schools in Sydney, before relocating to Perth. She currently teaches year 11 and 12 ATAR Biology and has been a WACE marker for SCSA since 2013. At Perth Modern School she has held the position of science curriculum coordinator/programing role for the duration and I set up the senior Biology course three times for three different syllabuses.She had the privilege of teaching 3 students awarded with our state’s subject exhibition certificate in 2015, 2017, 2018. Along with several certificates of distinction in this subject area. Mya has also worked with the Teacher Advocate for Department of Ed WA. Role involved educating/enticing university students to seek a career in teaching.

Helen Lydon is an advocate for the study of biology in Western Australia, where she has taught and examined Biology and other Sciences for over twenty years in both private and public schools, and chaired advisory committees for the School Curriculum and Standards Authority. She is delighted to collaborate with Mya on this outstanding new text.


Scientific Literacy encourages students to use evidence to evaluate the claims and conclusions presented

Application boxes offer opportunities for the students to accurately apply models and scientific knowledge

The Chapter Glossary identifies key words to help with science literacy and understanding and the Chapter Summary that serves as a plenary and revision tool

Science Investigation and short Activity features are included throughout each chapter to develop and reinforced science skills.