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Practical Biology for Advanced Level By M. B. V. Roberts

Practical Biology for Advanced Level
by M. B. V. Roberts

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Practical Biology for Advanced Level provides a full and accessible resource that can be used alongside any Advanced Level Biology text.
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Practical Biology for Advanced Level by M. B. V. Roberts

Providing a course for the practical element present in A/AS Level Biology syllabuses, this book is designed to be used alongside any other core book. It contains over 170 practical investigations, ideas for practical work, boxes giving advice on specific techniques and questions at the end of chapters to help students to consolidate what they have learned.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: The nature of biology; biomes to microhabitats; communities and ecosystems; pollution and conservation; populations and the niche concept; associations between species; systematics and taxonomy; classification of organs. Part 2: The chemicals of life; the cell as a basic unit; tissues, organs and individuals; movement in and out of cells; cells and chemical reactions. Part 3: The release of energy; gas exchange; heterotrophic nutrition; autotrophic nutrition; the principles of transport; transport in the mammal; transport in the flowering plant. Part 4: The principle of homeostasis; excretion and water balance; temparature regulation; defence against disease. Part 5: Nervous communication; hormonal communication; reception of stimuli; muscle and other effectors; movement and locomotion; behaviour. Part 6: Cell division and the cell cycle; patterns of reproduction; reproduction of the mammal; reproduction of the flowering plant; patterns of growth and development; control of growth and development. Part 7: The principles of heredity; chromosomes and genes; the nature of the gene; gene action; population genetics; evolution in evidence; the mechanism of evolution; major steps in evolution.

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Practical Biology for Advanced Level by M. B. V. Roberts
M. B. V. Roberts
Practical biology for advanced level
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