Excellence in Biology: Student Book NCEA Level 2
Excellence in Biology is a comprehensive textbook that provides the content knowledge and skills necessary to prepare students for external NCEA Biology Level 2 Achievement Standards.
With clearly presented fundamental concepts, reinforced with examples relevant to New Zealand, Excellence in Biology then leads students through practical ways to appreciate these concepts. The book includes numerical examples eased into the text and sometimes works out simple calculations to encourage students to think quantitively about biological knowledge.
CONTENTSPart 1 Ecology - Organisms and environment - Populations - Communities and ecosystems
Part 2 Animal Diversity - Nutrition in animals - Transport in animals - Gas exchange in animals - Excretion and homeostasis in animals - Support and movement in animals - Sensitivity and coordination in animals - Reproduction in animals
Part 3 Plant Diversity - Nutrition in plants - Transpiration in plants - Transport in plants - Sexual reproduction in animals
Part 4 Cell Biology - The chemicals of life - The structure of cells - Cells and energy: respiration and anaerobic metabolism - Trapping solar energy: photosynthesis - How subtances enter and leave cells - Chromosomes, DNA and cell division
Part 5 Genetics - Genetic variation - Genetic change