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VCE Biology

 


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Nature of Biology 1 & 2

Units 1 – 4
JUDITH KINNEAR | MARJORY MARTIN


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New case studies and ‘Biologist at work’ feature boxes that include the latest research and advances in Biology, set in a human context

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Nature of Biology 1 5E VCE Units 1 and 2 provides comprehensive coverage of the new VCE Study Design for 2016-2021.

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    Title: Nature of Biology 1 5th Edition VCE Units 1 & 2 eBookPLUS + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730326823
    Author(s): Kinnear
    Publish date: September 2015
    RRP: $64.95
    Year: 11
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  • print + eBookPlus + studyON

    Title: Nature of Biology 1 5th Edition VCE Units 1 & 2 Textbook + eBookPLUS + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730321361
    Author(s): Kinnear
    Publish date: November 2015
    RRP: $94.95
    Year: 11
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    Title: Nature of Biology 1 5th Edition VCE Units 1 & 2eGuidePLUS
    ISBN: 9780730321378
    Author(s): Kinnear
    Publish date: December 2015
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    Year: 11
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  • Table of Contents

    Nature of Biology 1 5E VCE Units 1 and 2
    Unit 1: Area of Study 1: How do organisms function? Unit 2: Area of Study 1: How does reproduction maintain the continuity of life?
    Chapter 1: Cells: basic units of life on Earth Chapter 9: The cell cycle
    Chapter 2: From unicellular to multicellular Chapter 10: Asexual reproduction
    Chapter 3: Energy transformations Chapter 11: Sexual reproduction
    Chapter 4: Staying alive: systems in action Chapter 12: Stem cells: in development and in therapy
    Unit 1: Area of Study 2: How do living systems sustain life? Unit 2: Area of Study 2: How is inheritance explained?
    Chapter 5: Adaptations for survival Chapter 13: Genomes, genes and alleles
    Chapter 6: Survival through regulation Chapter 14: Chromosomes: carriers of genes
    Chapter 7: Biodiversity and its organisation Chapter 15: Genotypes and phenotypes
    Chapter 8: Relationships within an ecosystem Chapter 16: Outcomes of genetic crosses

Nature of Biology 2 5E VCE Units 3 and 4 provides comprehensive coverage of the new VCAA study design for 2017-2021.

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    Title: Nature of Biology 2 5E VCE Units 3 and 4 with eBookPLUS + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730333982
    Author(s): Kinnear
    Publish date: January 2017
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    Year: 12
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    Title: Nature of Biology 2 5E VCE Units 3 and 4 Textbook + eBookPLUS + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730328780
    Author(s): Kinnear
    Publish date: November 2016
    RRP: $94.95
    Year: 12
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  • eGuidePLUS

    Title: Nature of Biology 2 5E VCE Units 3 and 4 eGuidePLUS
    ISBN: 9780730328780
    Author(s): Kinnear
    Publish date: January 2017
    RRP: $114.95
    Year: 12
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