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BIOZONE’s VCE Biology is dedicated to complete coverage of the VCE study design.


Specifically designed and written for VCE Biology, these new titles follow the Unit structure of the study design, incorporating a range of material for area of study 3 within context. Chapters based on key knowledge requirements begin with clear learning outcomes, and include a wealth of new activities developed specifically for the new study design.

These new volumes combine BIOZONE’s clear presentation of content with an inquiry and evidence-based approach designed to engage students and build confidence and skills. Mathematical and practical components of the study design are well supported throughout and students are provided with ample opportunity to develop their skills in data handling, analysis, and experimental design.

With VCE Biology we deliver a comprehensive resource that is simple to use and easy to understand.


NEW FEATURES

  • Chapter introductions cover the required key skills and knowledge for the chapter
  • Key Idea summarises the main focus of the activity
  • Full colour
  • Unit structure follows the VCE Biology Study Design (2021-2025)
  • Visually engaging, concept-based activities linked in sequences that build understanding, skills, and vocabulary
  • Visually appealing sections breaks for Units and Area of Study divides the worktext into easily navigable sections
  • Pictograph tab system identifies where Key Science Skills are addressed
  • Resource Hub tab indicates where the activity’s content in supported with online resources
  • Connect tabs allow students to locate related content across both within and between the two VCE worktexts
  • End of unit synoptic activities
  • End of chapter reviews (self assessment or formative assessment)
  • Glossary
  • Equipment lists
  • Wide variety of activities including student investigations, modelling, paper practicals, visual analysis, and case study analysis
  • Unit 1
    • Outcome 1: Response to a bioethical issue (stem cells)
    • Outcome 2: A data analysis of generated primary and/or collated data (stomatal density)
    • Outcome 3: Chapter dedicated to assessment task
  • Unit 2
    • Outcome 1: Problem solving involving biological concepts or skills (making a karyogram)
    • Outcome 2: Case study analysis (Tasmanian devil, disease and populations)
    • Outcome 3: Chapter dedicated to assessment task
  • Unit 3
    • Outcome 1: Analysis and evaluation of a selected biological case study (DNA profiling success)
    • Outcome 2: Analysis and evaluation of a contemporary bioethical issue (food security)
  • Unit 4
    • Outcome 1: Analysis and evaluation of generated primary and or collated secondary data (effectiveness of handwashing)
    • Outcome 2: Analysis and evaluation of a selected biological case study (heterozygous advantage in regions with endemic malaria)
    • Outcome 3: Chapter dedicated to assessment task

VCE biology: Units 1 & 2

BIOZONE’s new VCE Biology: Units 1&2 is dedicated to complete coverage of the updated 2021 VCE study design. Now in FULL COLOUR, both VCE titles will also be supported with teacher-controlled access to online model answers, making student self-marking and review easy.

With VCE Biology, we deliver a comprehensive resource that is current, relevant, simple to use, and easy to understand.

Chapter Titles

Unit 1: How do organisms regulate their functions?

  • Area of Study 1: How do cells function?
    • Cellular Structure and Function
    • Cell Cycle, Growth, and Differentiation
  • Area of Study 2: How do plant and animal systems function?
    • Functioning Systems
    • Regulation of Systems
  • Area of Study 3: Scientific investigations of organism function
    • Investigating Organism Function

Unit 2: How does inheritance affect diversity?

  • Area of Study 1: How is inheritance explained?
    • From Chromosome to Genomes 
    • Genotypes and Phenotypes
    • Patterns and Inheritance
  • Area of Study 2: How do inherited adaptations affect diversity?
    • Reproductive Strategies
    • Adaptions and Diversity
  • Area of Study 3: Using science to explore bioethical issues
    • Exploring Bioethical Issues

VCE biology: Units 3 & 4

BIOZONE’s new VCE Biology: Units 3&4 is dedicated to complete coverage of the updated 2021 VCE study design. Now in FULL COLOUR, both VCE titles will also be supported with teacher-controlled access to online model answers, making student self-marking and review easy.

With VCE Biology, we deliver a comprehensive resource that is current, relevant, simple to use, and easy to understand.

Chapter Titles

Unit 3: How do cells maintain life?

  • Area of Study 1: What is the role of nucleic acids and proteins in maintaining life?
    • Nucleic Acids and Proteins
    • DNA Manipulation
  • Area of Study 2: How are biochemical pathways regulated?
    • Regulation of Biochemical Pathways
    • Photosynthesis
    • Cellular Respiration
    • Applications of Biochemical Pathways

Unit 4: How does life change and respond to challenges?

  • Area of Study 1: How do organisms respond to pathogens?
    • Responding to Antigens
    • Acquiring Immunity
    • Disease Challenges and Strategies
  • Area of Study 2: How are species related over time?
    • Genetic Changes in a Population
    • Changes in Species Over Time
    • Determining Species Relatedness
    • Human Change Over Time
  • Area of Study 3: Using science to investigate cellular processes or biological change.
    • Investigating Cellular Processes or Biological Change

SAMPLE PAGES

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VCE Biology: Units 1 & 2

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VCE Biology: Units 3 & 4

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