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AP Biology 1

Student Edition (arriving Fall 2017)

AP1-2
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Availability Fall 2017
Suitability Content and learning objectives address the AMENDED (2015) Advanced Placement Biology Curriculum Framework
ISBN 978-1-927309-62-9
Edition 2nd Edition
Format Paperback, A4, Two-colour (black & blue)
Number of Pages Approx 416

Product Arriving FALL 2017

This product will be available early September 2017. If you require this product earlier, our current AP Biology 1 is available here

Product Description

BIOZONE is excited to announce the launch of new 2017 editions of our popular AP Biology 1 & 2 student books. Building on the successful approach of previous editions, they will feature new and revised content and easy-to-use tools for identifying program requirements and assessing student performance.

Contents

Biochemistry and Cell Biology

  • The Biochemistry of Life
  • The Internal Structure of Cells
  • Cell Membranes & Transport
  • Cellular Communication

Genetics

  • DNA and RNA
  • Chromosomes and Cell Division
  • Regulation of Gene Expression
  • Sources of Variation

Evolution

  • Genetic Change in Populations
  • Evidence for Biological Evolution
  • The Relatedness of Organisms
  • Speciation & Extinction
  • The Origin of Living Systems

For ease of use, the full course work for AP Biology has been published as two companion titles.  AP Biology 2 is the companion to this title.  Each title can be purchased individually or as the AP Biology Bundle.

Some of the new features of these significantly enhanced editions include:

  • Chapter introductions provide a summary of required knowledge, encapsulating the Essential Knowledge and Learning Objectives of the AP curriculum framework (2015) and matched point for point.
  • A Key Idea introduces each activity, providing a clear focus and “take-home” message for the student.
  • New activities to support student-led inquiry and a larger number of activities involving data analysis and modeling.
  • New case studies and required illustrative examples.
  • New easy-to-use coding for weblinks, content and concept connections, and science practices:
    • Science Practices are well supported through integrated activities in both volumes.
    • Concept and Content Connections codes enable students to make important connections across the entire program.
  • New content to support the 13 required practicals.
  • Both volumes include content adjustments and updates in light of the latest (2015) review of the framework and in keeping with the dynamic nature of science.
  • Review activities at the end of each chapter enable students to test their understanding and are ideal as formative assessment tasks.
  • Synoptic activities suitable as summative assessments conclude each section of work.

Features and Benefits

  • 400+ activities across the two companion titles: Varied, engaging activities provide ample opportunity for students to explore and test their understanding of the content.
  • The four big ideas provide a thematic framework for presenting a wealth of illustrative examples to support the required content.
  • Concept maps make connections between key content areas.
  • A key idea for each activity and access to support online engages students and supports a deeper understanding.
  • Enduring understandings are clearly identified and developed through the learning objectives and their supporting activities.
  • Essential knowledge: Learning outcomes are based on the essential knowledge requirements of the AP Biology Curriculum Framework, outlining the knowledge and skills students must acquire.