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Biology Now! By Tommy Murtagh

Biology Now!

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Biology Now! reflects the Leaving Certificate syllabus emphasis on promoting scientific methods and skills. Here are useful links for Biology students and teachers. Online testing for homework and revision is available for this textbook on the website - a practical and fun way for students to test their skills

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Biology Now! by Tommy Murtagh

Caters for students at all levels.

All twenty-two mandatory experiments are dealt with in detail and are placed at the relevant part of the main text.

Each chapter contains suggestions for project work, further experiments, as well as highlighting the relevance of topics to industry and everyday life.

Topics dealt with in a more developed way, in line with the new syllabus, include DNA, genetic engineering, tissue culture and immunity.

Cell biology is given a high degree of prominence, as required by the syllabus.

Learning objectives are clearly stated at the beginning of each chapter.

Exam type questions and summaries are also included throughout.

Contains a guide to resources needed for practical work, and details of the preparation of all solutions.

Additional questions are also available in the separate Biology Now! Workbook.

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About Tommy Murtagh

Tommy Murtagh teaches Biology and Science at Maryfield College, Drumcondra, Dublin, and is experienced at correcting Leaving Certificate Higher Level Biology examination papers.

Table of Contents

1.Introduction and the Scientific Method 2. The Characteristics of Life 3. Nutrition 4. Ecology 5. Study of an Ecosystem 6. Cell Biology 7. Cell Metabolism and Enzymes 8. Photosynthesis 9. Respiration 10. Movement Through Cell Membranes 11. Cell Continuity and Cell Diversity 12. Genetics and DNA 13. Genetic Inheritance 14. Variation and Evolution 15. Genetic Engineering 16. Diversity of Organisms 17. Organisational Complexity in the Flowering Plant 18. Organisational Complexity in Humans 19. Transport in the Flowering Plant 20. Nutrition in Humans 21. Homeostasis and Gas Exchange 22. Excretion 23. Responses in the Flowering Plant 24. Responses in Humans 25. The Human Musculoskeletal System 26. Immunity and Viruses 27. Reproduction in the Flowering Plant 28. Reproduction in Humans

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Biology Now! by Tommy Murtagh
Tommy Murtagh
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