Unit 3 Biodiversity and the Interconnectedness of life
Topic 3.1 Biodiversity
Chapter 1: Biodiversity
Chapter 2: Classification process
Topic 3.2 Ecosystem dynamics
Chapter 3: Functioning ecosystems
Unit 4: Heredity and the continuity of life
Topic 4.1: DNA, genes and the continuity of life
Chapter 4: DNA structure and replication
Chapter 5: Cellular replication and variation
Chapter 6: Gene expression
Chapter 7: Mutations
Chapter 8: Inheritance
Chapter 9: Biotechnology
Topic 4.2 Continuity of life on Earth
Chapter 10: Evolution
Chapter 11: Natural selection, viability and fecundity
Chapter 12: Speciation and macroevolution
Chapter 13: Osmoregulation
Unit 3 & 4 Exam
The dot point approach fully covers the content, formula and mandatory practicals in the syllabi.
Breakout boxes provide springboards for investigating Science as a Human Endeavour (SHE), while reinforcing key terms and key formula.
Scaffolds at the end of each unit support the development of the key skills required to complete the mandatory assessment tasks.
Exam practice at the end of each chapter and unit develop exam skills and help students retain knowledge.