Author(s): D. Relph
This book provides a complete, highly illustrated, compact textbook for students taking New Zealand senior school Biology in Year 12. It covers all of the topics, scientific concepts, processes and skills for Year 12 of the New Zealand Curriculum. The concisely written text does this with the support of over 300 colour photos, numerous detailed and accurate diagrams, and a wealth of well-tried assessment exercises. Separate units deal with current Biological Issues.
Unit 1: The Science of Life Unit 2: Classification of Organisms Unit 3: Habitat and Adaptations Unit 4: Population and Structure Dynamics Unit 5: Biological Relationships Unit 6: Community Links and Patterns Unit 7: Ecosystem Functions Unit 8: Managing Endangered Species Unit 9: Controlling Pests Unit 10: Managing Marine Ares Unit 11: Rainforests Under Threat Unit 12: Cell Structure and Function Unit 13: Unicellular Organisms Unit 14: Making and Moving Molecules Unit 15: Enzymes and Cell Processes Unit 16: Protein Synthesis and Cell Division Unit 17: Animal Nutrition Unit 18: Animal Gas Exchange Unit 19: Animal Transport and Excretion Unit 20: Variations in Birds and Insects Unit 21: Animal Support and Movement Unit 22: Animal Reproduction Unit 23: Photosynthesis Unit 24: Transport in Plants Unit 25: Reproduction in Plants Unit 26: Genetic Variation Unit 27: Advanced Genetic Variation Unit 28: Evidence for Evolution Unit 29: Genetic Change Unit 30: Evolution of Species* Unit 31: Enzymes and Biotechnology Unit 32: Cloning Mammals Unit 33: Medical Technology Unit 34: Modifying Human Performance Unit 35: Reproductive Technology Unit 36: Human Genetic Research Unit 37: Artificial Selection Unit 38: Genetic Manipulation Glossary Index Removable Answers * Unit 30 provides an introduction to the Year 13 Biology course and completes the coverage of Evolution.