Biology for QLD an Australian Perspective Units 3&4 3E Student book+obook assess

Third Edition

Lorraine Huxley, Margaret Walter, Robyn Flexman

Biology for QLD an Australian Perspective Units 3&4 3E Student book+obook assess

Third Edition

Lorraine Huxley, Margaret Walter, Robyn Flexman

ISBN:

9780190313548

Binding:

Paperback + obook

Published:

1 Oct 2019

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Description

The new Queensland Senior Biology syllabus affects all aspects of teaching and learning – new teaching content, new course structure and a new approach to assessment. As EPAA Secondary Publisher of the Year 2017, 2018 and 2019, Oxford University Press is committed to helping teachers and students in Queensland reach their full potential.

Biology for Queensland: An Australian Perspective 3E provides depth and complete coverage of the new syllabus in a format that offers extensive support for teachers and their students. This comprehensively updated two-volume edition covers Units 1 & 2 (Book 1), and Units 3 & 4 (Book 2).  

Key features include:

  • A Biology Toolkit which is a stand-alone reference section that explains the structure of the syllabus, supports the acquisition of key skills and provides practical tips for success in Biology
  • A Practical Manual which outlines suggested methodologies for every mandatory practical in the syllabus
  • Learning pathways which are clearly mapped directly to the syllabus to ensure complete coverage
  • Assessment support and resources which include exam preparation and practice
  • Coverage of key subject matter which is presented using clear, concise language supported by engaging visual elements and sequenced to scaffold student learning
  • Differentiated teaching which is supported by a range of appropriately levelled questions and activities for each section
  • Inquiry learning and critical thinking approaches which are clearly modelled throughout  
  • Additional digital learning resources which support teachers and students.

Contents

Chapter 1: Chemistry toolkit

Unit 3: Equilibrium, acids and redox reactions

Chapter 2: Equilibrium
Chapter 3: Acids and bases
Chapter 4: Dissociation constants and acid-base indicators
Chapter 5: Volumetric analysis
Chapter 6: Redox reactions
Chapter 7: Electrochemical cells and electrode potential
Chapter 8: Electrolytic cells

Unit 3 Practice exam questions

Unit 4: Structure, synthesis and design
Chapter 9: Structure of organic compounds
Chapter 10: Organic reactions and reaction pathways
Chapter 11: Organic materials: structure and function
Chapter 12: Analytical techniques
Chapter 13: Chemical synthesis
Chapter 14: Green chemistry
Chapter 15: Macromolecules: polymers, proteins and carbohydrates
Chapter 16: Molecular manufacturing

Unit 4 Practice exam questions

Chapter 17: Practical manual

Appendix
Glossary
Index


Note: Contents subject to change prior to publication

Authors

Lorraine Huxley
Lorraine is an experienced primary, secondary and tertiary teacher. Lorraine has held positions as Head of Biology and has been involved in QCAA district and state review panels.  

Margaret Walter
Margaret is an experienced secondary and tertiary teacher who has worked as Head of Science. Margaret has also been involved in QCAA district and state review panels and the 2004 QSA syllabus sub-committee.

Series consultant: Robyn Flexman
Robyn is an experienced Biology teacher and Head of Science. She has been involved in the QCAA review panel in a number of roles and has also been involved in the endorsement process for the new SATE system. In 2011, she received a Peter Doherty Award for Outstanding Science Teacher. Robyn has also worked as a project officer for QMEA and presented at international conferences and CONASTA.

Student Resources

This resource includes a physical copy of the Student book and access to obook assess which is a cloud-based obook that students can use anywhere, anytime on any device.

obook assess provides students with access to:

  • a complete digital version of the Student book with added note-taking and bookmarking functionality
  • free Oxford Concise Dictionary look-up feature
  • targeted instructional videos by some of Queensland’s most experienced Biology teachers designed to help students develop manipulative skills and prepare for assessment tasks and exams
  • a set of summary notes for each chapter that form a springboard for student revision
  • additional case studies and opportunities for extension
  • a range of interactive, auto-correcting, multiple-choice assess quiz questions.

Teacher Resources

This resource is supported by the Biology for Queensland: An Australian Perspective 3E Units 3 & 4 Teacher obook assess (ISBN: 9780190313586).

Teacher obook assess is available FREE to booklisting schools or schools that purchase a class set of 25 or more copies. Contact your Oxford Education Consultant via www.oup.com.au/contact to discuss your requirements and request a demonstration.

obook assess provides teachers with access to:

  • detailed course planners, teaching programs and lesson plans
  • answers to all questions and assessment tasks in the Student book
  • a range of lab tech notes and risk assessment templates to accompany all supplied mandatory and suggested practical
  • printable (and editable) data tests with answers
  • printable (and editable) practice exam with answers.

Teachers also have access to the following student resources via obook assess:

  • a complete digital version of the Student book with added note-taking and bookmarking functionality
  • free Oxford Concise Dictionary look-up feature
  • targeted instructional videos by some of Queensland’s most experienced Biology teachers designed to help students develop manipulative skills and prepare for assessment tasks and exams
  • a set of summary notes for each chapter that form a springboard for student revision
  • additional case studies and opportunities for extension
  • a range of interactive, auto-correcting, multiple-choice assess quiz questions.

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