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Mastering Biology

Textbook

Series: Macmillan Master Series

By: OFG Kilgour and Peter D Riley

405 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

Macmillan

Paperback | Feb 1999 | Edition: 3 | #94277 | ISBN: 0333660587
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NHBS Price: £19.99 $26/€24 approx

About this book

Useful primer for students beginning A-Level Biology after studying an integrated course at GCSE.


Contents

Introducing Biology and the Scientific Process - THEME I: BODY FORM AND STRUCTURE - The Body Form and Structure of Living Things - THEME II: LIFE SUPPORT PROCESSES - Green Plants: The Food Producers - Nutrition and the Food Consumers - How Living Things Transport Materials - Respiration - Homeostasis - The Steady State - THEME III: LIFE PROTECTION PROCESSES - Irritability - Support and Movement - THEME IV: LIFE CONTINUATION PROCESSES - Reproduction - Growth and Development - Genetics - Evolution - THEME V: INTERRELATIONSHIPS - Natural Ecosystems - The Effects of Modern Humans on the Ecosystem - Glossary - Index of Generic Names - General Index

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Biography

FRED KILGOUR has been a full time writer for many years with much experience and many books published. He was previously an Examiner and Head of Department and Senior Lecturer in Further Education. PETER RILEY is a full time writer who has had many science books published for students and teachers. He has had nearly twenty five years teaching experience and was Head of Science of a large comprehensive school for seventeen years.

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