Biozone-logo

Anchoring Phenomena - Swarming of migratory locusts

BIOZONE’s new QCE titles provide students with the tools to develop and refine their scientific skills, and provide evidence-based explanations for phenomena.


For the first time, BIOZONE has created a resource specifically for the Queensland (QCE) Biology Senior Syllabus. Featuring a new design and now in full colour, it has been completely revised to provide content specific to the new QCE Biology.

This is a completely new resource, with content focused on engaging with today’s students and providing them with the skills to be tomorrow’s scientists. 21st century skills are supported throughout, with a specific emphasis on the collection and analysis of data, experimental methods, and student understanding of science as a human endeavour. Activities to support the mandatory and suggested practicals are included, and mathematical skills are well supported with a dedicated skills chapter in QCE Biology Units 1&2 and by integration of appropriate tasks throughout both volumes.

With new ways to approach teaching and learning, including digital options and comprehensive online support for text users, BIOZONE is the obvious choice for today’s classrooms.


QCE Biology - Units 1 & 2

BIOZONE's new QCE 1&2 title delivers the content of the QCE Biology Senior Syllabus for Units 1&2 as well as providing material to support the required practical and mathematical skills required of students at this level.

Comprising 198 activities over 290 pages, this comprehensive student resource includes 5 activities supporting the mandatory practicals, and includes 16 activities addressing Science as a Human Endeavour (SHE). Suggested practicals are also supported where appropriate and assessment tools are provided through formative tasks and end-of-section synoptic assessments.

For more information visit our Product page. or download a detailed Contents list.

Contents

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

QCE Biology - Units 3 & 4

Available September 2019

QCE Biology Units 3&4 delivers the content of the QCE Biology Senior Syllabus for Units 3&4 as well as providing material to support the required practical and mathematical skills required of students at this level.

Comprising 183 activities over 295 pages, this comprehensive student resource includes the 4 mandatory practicals and 13 activities addressing Science as a Human Endeavour (SHE). Material to support (or stand in for) suggested practicals is provided as appropriate and assessment tools are provided through formative tasks and end-of-section synoptic assessments. Material to support students in data test (IA1), students experiment (IA2), and student research investigation (IA3) are also provided.

For more information visit our Product page or download a detailed Contents list.

Contents

Unit 3: Biodiversity & the Interconnectedness of life

Topic 1: Describing biodiversity

  • Biodiversity
  • Classification processes

Topic 2: Ecosystem dynamics

  • Functioning ecosystems
  • Population ecology
  • Changing ecosystems
Unit 4: Heredity and continuity of life

Topic 1: DNA, genes, and the continuity of life

  • DNA structure and replication
  • Cellular replication and variation
  • Gene expression
  • Mutation can alter phenotype
  • Inheritance
  • Biotechnology

Topic 2: Continuity of life on Earth

  • Evolution
  • Natural selection and microevolution
  • Speciation and macroevolution

eBOOKs


We are excited to announce the launch of eBooks for ALL of BIOZONE’s critically acclaimed student books.

BIOZONE’s new eBOOKs are viewable through any web browser or via the BIOZONE Reader App on iOS (for iPAD). The licenses are provided for a period of one year. They can be purchased as a stand-alone eBOOK, or you can add them to a print book order and get the eBOOK at half price.

Note: Not for individual purchase (minimum quantities apply).

qce-ebook-laptop

Enrichments:

A variety of enrichment resources are available: 3D models, website links, simulations, and video clips.

Embedded Questions:

Students can answer questions on each page of the ebook that are identical to those in the printed book.

Grading:

Teachers can choose to grade the questions, or simply accept the students responses as a record of work.

Enrichments:

A variety of enrichment resources are available: 3D models, website links, simulations, and video clips.

Embedded Questions:

Students can answer questions on each page of the ebook that are identical to those in the printed book.

Grading:

Teachers can choose to grade the questions, or simply accept the students responses as a record of work.


TEACHER'S DIGITAL EDITION


tde-landing

Expedite classroom review with our TEACHER'S DIGITAL EDITION

Extending the pedagogical tools at a teacher's disposal, these resources have been developed in response to requests from teachers themselves.

The Teacher's Digital Edition of Biology for QCE Biology includes a full non-printable PDF version of the workbook.
Suggested model answers are included on each page in an interactive HIDE/SHOW format, making it suitable for use with an interactive whiteboard.

This product is DRM protected and requires registration.

  • Student workbook provided as a PDF with Show/Hide answers
  • Model answers provide suggested answers for most activities
  • Excel spreadsheets for most activities involving data analysis or mathematical modeling
  • Weblinks provide a range of animations and video clips to support specific activities
  • Bonus: A sample from one of our Presentation Media titles - fully editable slides

Display and hide answers on-screen using the digital versions of the workbooks.
Provided with Zoom in/out capabilities to show detail.
Reveal single and multiple-part answers.
Display and hide answers on-screen using the digital versions of the workbooks.
Provided with Zoom in/out capabilities to show detail.
Click to reveal single and multiple-part answers.