This title delivers a highly visual approach to revision. Key information on the three course units is delivered in a clear, brightly coloured format which will appeal to a variety of learning styles. In addition, Quick Tests and Top Tips help to focus study, whilst colour diagrams help to improve subject recall. A separate unit on Exam Skills and Support is also included to sharpen exam performance.
Contents Unit 1: Living Cells * Cells * Useful cells 1 and 2 * Diffusion * Osmosis * Enzymes * Enzyme activity * Experiments with enzymes * Energy release * Aerobic and anaerobic respiration * Photosynthesis: two reactions * Factors affecting photosynthesis Unit 2: Environmental Biology and Genetics * Ecosystems: food chains and food webs * Ecosystems: energy loss * Ecosystems: variety of species * Ecosystems: animal behaviour * Fertilisation * Chromosomes and DNA * Division of the nucleus * Genes and alleles * Monohybrid crosses * More about inheritance * Natural selection * Selective breeding * Genetic engineering Unit 3: Animal Physiology * Food * Food tests * Digestion * Alimentary canal 1, 2 and 3 * The kidney * Osmoregulation * Blood * Blood vessels * The heart * The lungs * The nervous system * The brain * Temperature regulation Exam Skills and Support
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