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Nelson VICSCIENCE Biology VCE Units 3 & 4 with 1 Access Code - 9780170452533
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Nelson VICSCIENCE Biology VCE Units 3 & 4 with 1 Access Code

By | Copyright Year:2021 | ISBN-13: 9780170452533

This VICscience Biology Units 3 & 4 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 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 3 & 4
Chapter 1 Unit 4 Area of study 3: Designing and conducting a scientific investigation
Unit 3 How do cells maintain life?
Area of study 1: What is the role of nucleic acids and proteins in maintaining life?
Chapter 2 The relationship between nucleic acids and proteins
Chapter 3 DNA manipulation techniques and applications_
Area of study 2: How are biochemical pathways regulated?
Chapter 4 Enzymes and the regulation of biochemical pathways
Chapter 5 Cellular respiration and photosynthesis
Unit 4 How does life change and respond to challenges?
Area of study: How do organisms respond to pathogens?
Chapter 6 Responding to antigens
Chapter 7 Acquiring immunity
Chapter 8 Disease challenges and strategies
Area of study 2: How are species related over time?
Chapter 9 Genetic changes in a population over time
Chapter 10 Changes in species over time
Chapter 11 Determining the relatedness of species and human change over time


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.