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Senior Biology 2

Student Workbook

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Suitability Grades 9-12 biology, Honors Biology, Community college biology
ISBN 978-1-877462-60-3
Edition 2011 (9th Edition)
Format Paperback
Number of Pages 394
Size 297 x 210 mm
Colour Monochrome (black & white)

Product Description

Contents

  • Classification
  • Keeping in Balance
  • Eating to Live
  • Breath of Life
  • Life Blood
  • Defending Against Disease
  • Regulating Fluid and Removing Wastes
  • Responding to the Environment
  • Muscles and Moving
  • The Next Generation
  • Plant Structure and Growth Responses
  • Plant Structure and Transport
  • Plant Reproduction
  • Habitat and Distribution
  • Population Ecology
  • Community Ecology
  • Ecosystem Ecology and Human Impact

This student workbook and its companion title Senior Biology 1 are suitable for any general biology program and particularly suitable for Honors Biology. An excellent resource for classroom activities, homework, extension and exam revision.

Workbook Structure

Senior Biology 1 takes a contextual approach to the content delivery, presenting core principles within appropriate, real-world contexts. Biological stories preface many content sections, providing valuable opportunities to focus on comprehension and synthesis of ideas. Students are encouraged to apply their understanding of core principles to new scenarios. The workbook's emphasis throughout is on inquiry, critical thinking, and problem solving.

Content covers: biological classification, structure and function of animals, structure and function of plants, ecology and the biosphere, including ecological principles and human impact.

Product Features

  • Write-On Activities

    A wide variety of over 240 engaging activities facilitate effective differential instruction. Introduce, consolidate, extend, and test using the same workbook.

  • Concept Maps

    Concept maps introduce each of four main divisions of the workbook, integrating content across chapters to encourage linking of ideas and application of prior knowledge to new understandings.

  • Weblinks

    These support activities where relevant and appropriate to extend learning beyond the workbook and to assist students in visualizing complex processes.

  • Links and support

    BIOZONE's unique tab system identifies connections to related activities elsewhere in the workbook and provides web-based support and recommended reading to consolidate and extend learning.

  • Diagrams, illustrations and photographs

    Clear, uncomplicated diagrams, illustrations, and photographs support and reinforce the text.

  • End of chapter literacy activities

    Student understanding of terms related to essential knowledge is consolidated through a variety of literacy activities. They present a perfect synoptic self-test for students.

  • Learning Objectives and Key Concepts

    Each chapter is prefaced by a one-page synopsis of learning objectives and key terms, providing students with concise summary of performance expectations for each chapter. The key concepts for the chapter are summarized in an itemized list, providing a focus for the essential knowledge requirements of learners.

  • Practical Skills and Mathematical Requirements

    These components of the program are addressed through activities involving the manipulation, analysis, and evaluation of second-hand data. Students are encouraged to apply prior knowledge to the analysis of real-world scenarios in context. A comprehensive introductory chapter in Senior Biology 2’s companion title, Senior Biology Biology 1, provides supporting reference material for essential skills.