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SACE 1 Year 11

Biology Workbook – Australian Curriculum – 2nd Edition

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Topics 1-4
Second Edition
Year 11 Publication
ISBN: 978-1-925505-23-8
  • Alan Crierie 
  • Dave Grieg 
  • Simon Ruthven 

The Essentials Stage 1 Biology Workbook was first published in 2017 and has been used by many schools and thousands of students over the years. The publisher and authors have decided to revise it in this 2nd Edition in view of changes to the SACE Subject Outline and feedback from schools and teachers.

In particular, the additional features of this second edition of this popular workbook include:

  • Comprehensive text and illustrations, now including many more high resolution drawings and photographs.
  • Use of QR codes to access many recommended websites or will direct the reader to videos or animations; in particular our own ‘Essentials Video Animations’ (EVAs) on the Essentials Education website.
  • An emphasis on Key Terms that are highlighted (semi-bold) throughout, listed at the end of each chapter, defined in the Glossary of Terms and now also included in the Index at the end of the workbook.
  • Practical activities for the ‘Science Inquiry Skills’ (SIS) strand for many of the chapters together with a comprehensive guide and examples of ‘Deconstruction’.
  • Assignments for the ‘Science as a Human Endeavour’ (SHE) strand, together with the relevant SHE Aspect and useful guidelines for staff and students.
  • Suggested answers for all of the exercises at the end of each chapter and Laboratory Notes for all SIS practical activities.
  • A ‘Test Yourself’ for each Topic with ‘SACE exam-style’ questions, including Multiple Choice, which are keyed to the Assessment Design Criteria. Suggested Answers and Mark Schemes are also provided.

Ideal preparation for those planning to do Stage 2 Biology!

SACE1AC Biology 2nd Edition Sample Chapter

Appendices Sample

SACE1AC Biology design and deconscruction extract

Table of Contents

  • Topic 1 – Cells and microorganisms
    • Chapter 1.1 Living things are made up of cells
    • Chapter 1.2: There are two major cell types
    • Chapter 1.3: Cells divide by mitosis
    • Chapter 1.4: Cells require energy and materials
    • Chapter 1.5: Materials move in and out of cells
    • Chapter 1.6: Micro-organisms are important living things
    • Chapter 1.7: Micro-organisms can cause food spoilage
    • Appendices
  • Topic 2 Infectious Disease
    • Chapter 2.1: Infectious disease differs from other diseases
    • Chapter 2.2: Methods by which diseases may be transmitted
    • Chapter 2.3: Infectious diseases can cause widespread health issues
    • Chapter 2.4: Examples of disease control
    • Chapter 2.5: Pathogens are adapted to enter cells and tissues
    • Chapter 2.6: Pathogens cause physical and chemical changes in the host
    • Chapter 2.7: The human immune system
    • Chapter 2.8: Acquired immunity
    • Appendices
  • Topic 3: Multicellular organisms
    • Chapter 3.1: The process of cellular differentiation
    • Chapter 3.2: Multicellular organisms have a hierarchical organisation
    • Chapter 3.3: Multicellular organisms exchange materials with their environment
    • Chapter 3.4: In plants gas exchange is facilitated in the leaf
    • Chapter 3.5: The digestive system in animals
    • Chapter 3.6: The excretory system in animals
    • Chapter 3.7: The circulatory system in animals
    • Chapter 3.8: The transpiration system in plants
    • Appendices
  • Topic 4: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics
    • Chapter 4.1: Biodiversity is the variety of all living things
    • Chapter 4.2: Biological classification indicates the relationship between organisms
    • Chapter 4.3: Organisms have adaptations
    • Chapter 4.4: Ecosystems can be diverse
    • Chapter 4.5: The biotic and abiotic components of ecosystems interact
    • Chapter 4.6: Ecosystems include populations that fill a specific ecological niche
    • Chapter 4.7: Ecosystems can change over time
    • Chapter 4.8: Humans have significant impacts on ecosystems and biodiversity
    • Appendices

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