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Cambridge IGCSE Biology, 4/e

Cambridge IGCSE Biology, 4/e

Cambridge IGCSE Biology, 4/e

  • By: D. G. Mackean & Dave Hayward

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ISBN: 9781398310452

Bind: Paperback

Year: 2021

Pages: 456

Size: 8.25 x 10.75 Inch

Publisher: Hodder Education

Exclusive Distributors: Viva Books

Sales Territory: India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka

Description:

This title is endorsed by Cambridge Assessment International Education to support the full syllabus for examination from 2023.

 

Written by renowned expert authors, our updated resources enable the learner to effectively navigate through the content of the updated Cambridge IGCSE™ Biology (0610/0970) syllabus for examination from 2023.

  • Develop strong practical skills: practical skills features provide guidance on key experiments, interpreting experimental data, and evaluating results; supported by practical questions for practical examinations or alternatives.
  • Build mathematical skills: worked examples demonstrate the key mathematical skills in scientific contexts; supported by follow-up questions to put these skills into practice.
  • Consolidate skills and check understanding: self-assessment questions covering core and supplement exam-style questions and checklists embedded throughout the book, alongside key definitions of technical terms and a glossary.
  • Navigate the syllabus confidently: core and supplement subject content flagged clearly with introductions to each topic outlining the learning objectives and context.
  • Deepen and enhance scientific knowledge: going further boxes throughout encourage students to take learning to the next level.

 

Target Audience:

IGCSE  students.

Contents:

Acknowledgements • How to use this book • Scientific enquiry • Chapter 1: Characteristics and classification of living organisms • Characteristics of living organisms • Classification systems • Features of organisms • Chapter 2: Organisation of the organism • Cell structure and organisation • Size of specimens • Chapter 3: Movement into and out of cells • Diffusion • Osmosis • Active transport • Chapter 4: Biological molecules • Biological molecules • Structure of DNA • Chapter 5: Enzymes • Enzyme action • Chapter 6: Plant nutrition • Photosynthesis • Mineral requirements • Leaf structure • Chapter 7: Human nutrition • Diet • Digestive system • Physical digestion • Chemical digestion • Absorption • Chapter 8: Transport in plants • Xylem and phloem • Leaf, stem and root structure • Water uptake • Transpiration • Translocation • Chapter 9: Transport in animals • Circulatory systems • Heart • Blood vessels • Blood • Chapter 10: Diseases and immunity • Pathogens and transmission • Defences against disease • Chapter 11: Gas exchange in humans • Gas exchange in humans • Chapter 12: Respiration • Respiration • Aerobic respiration • Anaerobic respiration • Chapter 13: Excretion in humans • Excretion • Chapter 14: Coordination and response • Coordination and response • Nervous control in humans • Hormones • Homeostasis • Tropic responses • Chapter 15: Drugs • Drugs • Chapter 16: Reproduction • Asexual reproduction • Sexual reproduction • Sexual reproduction in plants • Sexual reproduction in humans • Sexual hormones in humans • Sexually transmitted infections • Chapter 17: Inheritance • Chromosomes, genes and proteins • Mitosis • Meiosis • Monohybrid inheritance • Chapter 18: Variation and selection • Variation • Adaptive features • Selection • Chapter 19: Organisms and their environment • Energy flow • Food chains and food webs • Nutrient cycles • Populations • Chapter 20: Human influences on ecosystems • Food supply • Habitat destruction • Pollution • Conservation • Chapter 21: Biotechnology and genetic modification • Biotechnology and genetic modification • Biotechnology • Genetic modification • Theory past paper and exam-style questions • Alternative to Practical past paper questions • Glossary

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