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Nelson VICSCIENCE Biology VCE Units 1 and 2 with 1 Access Code - 9780170452465
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Nelson VICSCIENCE Biology VCE Units 1 and 2 with 1 Access Code

By | Copyright Year:2021 | ISBN-13: 9780170452465

This VICscience Biology Units 1 & 2 Student Book has been fully revised to meet the complete requirements of the VCAA VCE Biology Study Design (2021-2025) – in intent, content and sequence. The new edition of VICscience Biology Units 1 & 2 and 3 & 4 provides the complete package of resources for VCE Biology success. You’ll also have access to FREE* NelsonNet resources to engage your students and provide you with valuable teaching tools.

Teacher resources:
- Teaching PowerPoints
- Video worksheets
- Answers to all textbook questions
- Topic tests with answers
- Sample SACs with suggested answers
- Practice end of year exam with answers
- MC Question bank
- Teaching programs
- Lab notes

Student resources:
- PowerPoint lessons
- Chapter review quizzes
- Weblinks
- PDF of practical investigations

*Complimentary access to NelsonNet is available to teachers who use the accompanying student book as a core resource in their classroom. Contact your education consultant for access codes and conditions.


Units 1 & 2
Unit 1: How do organisms regulate their functions?
Area of study 1: How do cells function?
Chapter 1: Cell structure and function
Chapter 2: The cell cycle and cell growth, death and differentiation
Area of study 2: How do plant and animal systems function?
Chapter 3: Functioning systems
Chapter 4: Regulation of systems
Area of study 3: How do scientific investigations develop understanding of how organisms regulate their functions?
Chapter 5: Scientific investigation
Unit 2: How does inheritance impact on diversity?
Area of study 1: How is inheritance explained?
Chapter 6: From chromosomes to genomes
Chapter 7: Inheritance
Area of study 2: How do inherited adaptations impact on diversity?
Chapter 8: Reproductive strategies
Chapter 9: Adaptations and diversity
Area of study 3: How do humans use science to explore and communicate contemporary bioethical issues?
Chapter 10: Exploring and communicating a bioethical issue


Key knowledge is fully developed through accessible language and in-depth explanations of concepts

Key concept boxes summarise the content, and concept questions provide students the opportunity to continually review and revise content

VCAA exam questions enable students to practice answering exam questions specifically related to the content that they have been studying

Key Science skills are developed and reinforced through short activities and detailed investigations throughout each chapter.