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Human Perspectives ATAR Units 3 & 4 Student Book with 1 x 26 month NelsonNetBook access code

By | Copyright Year:2021 | ISBN-13: 9780170449168

Published:17/12/2020
The new edition of Human Perspectives ATAR Units 3 & 4 has been extensively updated to address all aspects of the SCSA Human Biology ATAR course with the required depth and rigour. The content has also been updated to reflect current scientific methodology, research and knowledge. Unit 4 has been rewritten to ensure complete and concise coverage of all syllabus content. The series maintains all the features that teachers and students’ value, including syllabus links at the beginning of each chapter, a variety of question types and practical activities. The content is highly illustrated with annotated diagrams, photographs and electron micrograph images that are designed to engage students and to encourage scientific thinking, investigation and problem solving.
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CONTENTS

1 Investigating human biology
2 Hormones help control the body
3 The nervous system is highly organised
4 Working together to control the body
5 Homeostasis controls the temperature and blood glucose
6 Homeostasis controls the fluid and gas levels in the body
7 Pathogens cause infection
8 The body can protect itself from infection
9 Technology is used to treat diseases
10 Mutations cause changes to DNA
11 The gene pool reflects the alleles of the population
12 Natural selection leads to changes in populations
13 Biotechnology provides evidence of evolution
14 There is a range of evidence of evolution
15 Humans can be compared and contrasted with primates
16 Fossils have provided evidence for the evolution of hominids
17 The use of tools has changed with evolution

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Terry Newton is a practising Human Biology teacher who has been commissioned as a reviewer to ensure the new editions fully meet the expectations of teachers and students.

Ashley Joyce is a practising Human Biology teacher who has been commissioned as a reviewer to ensure the new editions fully meet the expectations of teachers and students.

Rachel Whan is a qualified vet and secondary science teacher at St Brigid’s College. She has taught chemistry, biology, science, mathematics and agriculture at a number of schools.

FEATURES

Chapter opening pages list the learning outcomes under Science Inquiry Skills, Science as a Human Endeavour and Science Understanding strands

Extensive activities and investigations provided in each chapter

Redeveloped chapter reviews include glossaries, chapter summaries and review questions

A wealth of teacher resources, including answers, practice tests, worksheets and Chapter PowerPoints on NelsonNet.

$75.41