Biology for VCE Units 1 & 2 Student workbook

Jess Sautner, Helen Silvester

Biology for VCE Units 1 & 2 Student workbook

Jess Sautner, Helen Silvester

ISBN:

9780190325572

Binding:

Paperback

Published:

25 May 2021

Availability:

Forthcoming

Series:

VCE Biology

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$33.99 NZD

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Description

Biology for VCE Student workbooks are designed to help students succeed in VCE, providing activities and questions to support every internal and external assessment. With an engaging design, full-colour photos and relevant scientific diagrams throughout, these write-in workbooks help students to develop examinable science skills.

Contents

Chapter 1: Biology toolkit

UNIT 1: HOW DO ORGANISMS REGULATE THEIR FUNCTIONS?
Chapter 2: Cell structure and function
Chapter 3: The cell cycle
Chapter 4: Biological systems
Chapter 5: System regulations
Chapter 6: Chromosomes and genomes
Chapter 7: Genotypes and phenotypes

UNIT 2: HOW DOES INHERITANCE IMPACT ON DIVERSITY?
Chapter 8: Inheritance
Chapter 9: Reproduction
Chapter 10: Adaptation and diversity
Chapter 11: Practical work

UNITS 1 & 2 Practice exam questions

Answers
Appendix: Periodic table

Authors

Jess Sautner: Jess Sautner has been an educator for 8 years and has taught VCE Biology, Psychology and Junior Science at Bacchus Marsh Grammar. She is an experienced Biochemist and works as a STEM Outreach Coordinator at Deakin University, supporting VCE Science students entering University. Jess has also worked as a VCAA Panel Member, developing teacher’s professional development resources. Previous to her work in Science education and communication she worked at CSIRO, CSL and as a microbiologist and virologist in industry.

Helen Silvester: Helen Silvester has been an educator for over 20 years and has held Head of Science positions in a number of schools. She was shortlisted for the 2014 and 2017 Prime Minister’s Secondary Science Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools and was Victoria's representative for the BHP Billiton Science Teachers Awards. Helen has a wealth of experience writing and reviewing and has been an active participant in the Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA), Australian School Science Information Support for Teachers and Technicians (ASSIST) and Science Teachers Association Victoria (STAV). Helen has also worked as a researcher at Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and the Royal Children’s Hospital. Currently Helen is Director at the STEAM-focused Casey Tech School.