Nelson QScience Biology Units 1 & 2 Student Book with 4 Access Codes

Nelson QScience Biology Units 1 & 2 Student Book with 4 Access Codes


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QCAA New QCE Senior Secondary Syllabus Textbooks 2019-2020


Nelson QScience Biology Units 1 & 2 is written to support the development and application of key knowledge and skills for students studying senior science.

The student book comprehensively covers the new senior science syllabi and provides the framework for students to achieve success in one or more of the general science courses: biology, chemistry and physics.

The consistent approach used in the text promotes familiarity for students, supporting practice and revision of the content learnt in class and in preparation for assessment and exams.


Unit 1: Cells and multicellular organisms

Topic 1: Cells as the basis of life

1 Cell membrane

2 Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells

3 Internal membranes and enzymes

4 Energy and metabolism


Topic 2: Multicellular organisms

5 Cell differentiation and specialisation

6 Gas exchange and transport

7 Exchange of nutrients and wastes

8 Plant systems—gas exchange and transport systems


Unit 2: Maintaining the internal environment

Topic 1: Homeostasis

9 Homeostasis

10 Neural and homeostatic control pathways

11 Hormonal homeostatic control pathways

12 Thermoregulation

13 Osmoregulation


Topic 2: Infectious disease

14 Infectious disease

15 Immune response and defence against disease

16 Transmission and spread of disease (epidemiology)