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QCE Biology - Units 1&2

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Suitability Queensland Certificate of Education Biology Units 1 & 2
ISBN 978-1-927309-83-4
Edition 1st Edition (2018)
Format Paperback, A4, Full colour
Page Numbers 293

 
 

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Unit 1: Cells and multicellular organisms

Topic 1: Cells as the basis of life 

  • Cell membrane  
  • Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells  
  • Internal membranes and enzymes  
  • Energy and metabolism 

Topic 2: Multicellular organisms 

  • Cellular differentiation and specialisation 
  • Gas exchange and transport 
  • Exchange of nutrients and wastes 
  • Plant systems

Unit 2: Maintaining the internal environment

Topic 1: Homeostasis

  • Homeostasis
  • Neural and homeostatic control pathways
  • Hormonal homeostatic control pathways
  • Thermoregulation
  • Osmoregulation

Topic 2: Infectious diseases

  • Infectious disease
  • Immune response
  • Transmission & spread of disease

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Activity 9 Practising with Data (page 13)

The calculations for Q4 are in error
4. (a) Percentage calculation for sugars should be 1.6% (not 1.8%)
4 (b) Dietary fibre = 40.9%, Sugars = 18.2%
4 (c) Percentage water = 78.2%

 

Activity 24 Phospholipids and the Properties of Membranes (page 32)

Corrected text as follows:
Key Idea: Phospholipids are important components of cellular membranes. They are made up of a hydrophilic head region and a hydrophobic tail region, making them amphipathic.

 

Activity 42 (page 53) Key terms and Ideas: Did You Get It?
Q3(a), the answer for cell volume should be 216 µm cubed (the same as surface area) making the SA:V 1:1. The answer for (c) is unchanged.