[Pre-order] Biology in Focus Year 11 Student Book with Access Code and Skills & Assessment Workbook [Due Oct 2020]

Author: Chidrawi, Bradstock, Robson, Thrum, Fraser, Prior & Roberts, Publisher: Cengage Learning

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  • 9780170407281 - Biology in Focus Year 11 Student Book with Access Code
  • 9780170449533 - Biology in Focus Year 11 Skills & Assessment Workbook

About the Student Book

Biology in Focus Year 11 meets the complete requirements of the 2017 NSW BOSTES Stage 6 Biology syllabus in intent, content and sequence.

  • Accessible language and clear explanation of concepts throughout.
  • Scenario-style questions within each chapter to apply, analyse and evaluate content.
  • Review quizzes at the end of each chapter to test students’ understanding.
  • Learning across the curriculum areas, as detailed in the syllabus, embedded within the content.
  • ‘Working Scientifically’ processes developed within each investigation.
  • Includes both primary and secondary-sourced investigations, including modelling.
  • Contains a dedicated chapter on how to approach and carry out the Depth Study at Years 11 and 12.

Student Book Contents

  1. Cell structure and technologies
  2. Cell function
  3. Organisation of cells
  4. Nutrient and gas requirements
  5. Transport
  6. Effects of the environment on organisms
  7. Adaptations and classification
  8. The theory of evolution
  9. Evidence to support the theory of evolution by natural selection
  10. Population dynamics
  11. Past ecosystems
  12. Future management of ecosystems
  13. Depth studies

About the Workbook

The Science in Focus Biology Skills and Assessment Workbook approaches the Biology NESA Stage 6 syllabi sequentially. The workbook is organised by inquiry question and has a skills focused worksheet approach. The workbook helps students build capacity to work scientifically, complete high-quality depth studies and succeed in formal school-based assessment and the HSC exam.

  • Collection of trusted, high-quality worksheets that approach the syllabus sequentially, develop students’ ability to work scientifically and solidify key knowledge and understanding.
  • Chapters sequentially follow the order of the relevant syllabus, with one chapter per inquiry question. Teachers do not need to spend time mapping the workbook to the syllabus.
  • Learning goals are stated at the start of each worksheet, which are directly linked to syllabus dot points, and state the learning intention of the worksheet
  • There is plenty of visual and written stimulus material in colour, not just B&W.
  • Detailed answers are provided at the back of the book.

Skills & Assessment Workbook Contents

  • 1 An introduction to working scientifically and depth studies
  • Module 1: Cells as the basis of life
  • 2 Cell structure
  • 3 Cell function
  • Module 2: Organisation of living things
  • 4 Organisation of cells
  • 5 Nutrition and gas requirements
  • 6 Transport
  • Module 3: Biological diversity
  • 7 Effects of the environment on organisms
  • 8 Adaptations
  • 9 Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection
  • 10 Evolution – the evidence
  • Module 4: Ecosystem dynamics
  • 11 Population dynamics
  • 12 Past ecosystems
  • 13 Future ecosystems
  • Answers
More Information
Year Level Year 11
Date of Publication 26 October 2020
ISBN 9780170302746
Subject Biology, Science