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Excellence in Biology NCEA Level 2

By | Copyright Year:2012 | ISBN-13: 9780170214094

Published:20/09/2011
Excellence in Biology Level 2 is designed for effective learning of Level Two Biology. This new edition offers comprehensive and clear student-friendly text supported by colour diagrams and images.

• Fully updated to take account of the realignment of Level 2 Biology
• Highly visual approach and presentation. Hundreds of specially drawn illustrations, all in full colour, help students to understand biological concepts
• Comprehensive coverage. The book contains all the information needed for external NCEA Level 2 Achievement Standards, and background material for some of the internal Achievement Standards
• Biologically accurate and rigorous
• Maximum priority is given to linking concepts
• Extension material provides deeper understanding
• Each chapter concludes with a summary of essential facts and ideas, and a quick self-test of basics

CONTENTS

PART I: ECOLOGY
1 Who’s who in the living world Introduction
2 Organisms and environment 2.6
3 Populations 2.6
4 Communities and ecosystems 2.6

PART II: PLANT AND ANIMAL ADAPTATION
5 Adaptation in animals 2.3
6 Nutrition in animals 2.3
7 Transport in animals 2.3
8 Gas exchange in animals 2.3
9 Adaptation in plants 2.3
10 Nutrition in plants 2.3
11 Plants and water 2.3
12 Transport in plants 2.3
13 Sexual reproduction in plants 2.3

PART III: GENETICS
14 Genetic variation 2.5
15 Genetic change 2.5

PART IV: BIOLOGY OF CELLS
16 Cells under the light microscope 2.8
17 Cells under the electron microscope 2.4
18 The chemicals of life 2.4
19 Cells and energy: Respiration and fermentation 2.4
20 Light to chemical energy: Photosynthesis 2.4
21 How cells absorb and get rid of materials 2.4
22 Chromosomes and cell division 2.4
23 DNA – its structure and replication 2.4, 2.7
24 What do genes do? Gene expression 2.7

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$29.95