Nelson QScience Biology Units 3 & 4 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 3 Biodiversity and the Interconnectedness of life
Topic 3.1 Biodiversity
Chapter 1: Biodiversity
Chapter 2: Classification process
Topic 3.2 Ecosystem dynamics
Chapter 3: Functioning ecosystems
Unit 4: Heredity and the continuity of life
Topic 4.1: DNA, genes and the continuity of life
Chapter 4: DNA structure and replication
Chapter 5: Cellular replication and variation
Chapter 6: Gene expression
Chapter 7: Mutations
Chapter 8: Inheritance
Chapter 9: Biotechnology
Topic 4.2 Continuity of life on Earth
Chapter 10: Evolution
Chapter 11: Natural selection, viability and fecundity
Chapter 12: Speciation and macroevolution
Chapter 13: Osmoregulation
Unit 3 & 4 Exam