Pearson Biology 12 NSW Student Book, eBook and Skills & Assessment Book

Author: Siwinski et al, Publisher: Pearson


  • Student Book
  • eBook - the eBook is activated at using the 12-character code found on the inside cover of the Student Book
  • Skills & Assessment Book

The new Pearson Biology Student Book with Reader+ is built specifically for NSW classrooms and the new NESA Stage 6 Biology Syllabus. The content has been written and reviewed by a team of qualified and experienced science teachers and educators.


  • High quality, current content that supports learners.
  • Developed by highly experienced and expert author teams.
  • Each Student Book comes with Reader+, Pearson's next generation eBook.
  • Module openings link to the broader outcomes from the Stage 6 Syllabus.
  • Chapter openings link the Stage 6 Syllabus to the chapter content.
  • Biology Inquiry activities. Inquiry based activities that allow students to engage with key concepts through a simple activity. Students discover the science before they learn about it.
  • Biology in Action sections places biology in context. They refer to the nature and practice of biology, applications of biology and the historic development of biological concepts and ideas.
  • BioFiles scattered throughout include interesting facts and real world examples
  • Worked Examples scaffold problems and guide students through solving them. Each worked example is followed by a Try Yourself. This allows students to immediately test their understanding.
  • Skill builders step students through key scientific and mathematical skills that are essential for learning.
  • Additional content goes beyond the core content of the Syllabus. This content is intended for students who wish to expand their depth of understanding
  • Section review includes a summary to assist students consolidate key points and concepts. Each section finishes with questions to test students’ understanding and ability to recall the section’s key concepts.
  • The NSW Stage 6 Syllabus Learning across the curriculum and General capabilities content are addressed throughout the series and are identified using the following icons.
  • Module review. Each module finishes with a comprehensive set of exam style questions, including multiple choice and extended response. These assist students in drawing together their knowledge and understanding and applying it.

eBook Features (Reader+ Platform)

  • Available for use online and offline
  • Read the student book with bonus multimedia content
  • Add, edit, and delete highlights and notes
  • Synchronise state and data across multiple devices even when the user is offline

Skills and Assessment Activity Book Features

  • Fully aligned to the new Stage 6 Senior Science Syllabuses.
  • Toolkit
  • Key knowledge
  • Worksheets
  • Practical activities
  • Depth studies
  • Module review questions
  • Designed so that they are able to be used independently from the Student Books.
  • Solutions and suggested answers for all worksheets, practical activities, depth studies and module review questions are available for teachers online via the Teacher Support.
More Information
Edition 1st
Date of Publication 2018
Year Level Year 12
ISBN 9781488685033
Subject Biology, Science
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