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Biology Workbook NCEA Level 3

By | Copyright Year:2015 | ISBN-13: 9780170355582

Published:20/11/2014
This workbook meets the needs of students doing NCEA Biology at level 3. All seven standards are covered in detail, each consisting of several units.
Every unit has a group of review activities under the heading ‘Check your understanding’, with an overall total of 260 questions. Answers are provided at the back of this book.

CONTENTS

Introduction
3.1 Practical investigation
1 Practical investigation
2 Graphs and statistics
3.2 Socio-scientific issue
1 Guidelines
2 Case studies
3.3 Plant and animal responses
1 Biological clocks
2 Seasonal behaviour and photoperiodism
3 Animals: finding the way
4 Plants, orientation, tropisms
5 Competition and cooperation
6 Exploitation: predation, parasitism
7 Breeding behaviour
Exam-type questions
3.4 Internal environment control
1 Homeostasis basics
2 Temperature control
3 Blood pressure control
4 Water control
5 Blood glucose control
6 O2 and CO2 control
3.5 Evolutionary processes
1 Evolutionary basics
2 Genes in populations
3 New species
4 Patterns in evolution
Exam-type questions
3.6 Human evolution
1 Primates, rocks, dates
2 Hominin beginnings
3 The first hominins
4 First stone tools, first fire
5 Neanderthals, Denisovans, and more
6 The first modern humans
7 The spread of Homo sapiens
8 Neolithic revolutions
Exam-type questions
3.7 Gene manipulation
1 Selective breeding
2 Cloning
3 GMO technologies
4 GMO crops: examples and implications
Glossary
Answers

FEATURES

Substantially updated and expanded to cover all seven Level 3 biology standards

A stand-alone resource with plenty of factual material for A M and E

Abundant activities for student write-in opportunities

Selected answers supplied in back of the book

External standard units have many NCEA-type questions; answers in Teachers’ CD

Scaffolding provided for many questions and part-answers

Differentiation: many boxed sections with material aimed at Excellence candidates

NCEA requirements included for every standard

Quality illustrations, full colour throughout

Over 250 pages; excellent value for price

$19.05

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