Exam Board: SQA
First Teaching: September 2014
First Exam: June 2015
This book is the perfect accompaniment to Higher Biology for CfE. It provides a wealth of further questions and practice material corresponding with each chapter of the core text, allowing students to practise applying knowledge and skills, an essential part of the course. It is ideal for either classroom or homework activities, and all answers are provided.
Jim Torrance and his team have written over 40 bestselling Biology textbooks for Scottish syllabus requirements.
Unit 1 DNA and the Genome 1 Structure and replication of DNA 2 Gene expression 3 Differentiation in multicellular organisms 4 Genome and mutations 5 Evolution 6 Genomics and genomic sequencing Unit 2 Metabolism and Survival 7 Metabolism and enzymes 8 Control of metabolic pathways 9 Cellular respiration 10 Maintaining metabolism 11 Maintenance of metabolism during environmental change 12 Growth and metabolism of micro-organisms 13 Genetic control of metabolism Unit 3 Sustainability and Interdependence 14 Science of food production 15 Photosynthesis and energy transfer 16 Breeding plants and animals for food 17 Crop protection 18 Animal welfare 19 Inter-relationships and dependence 20 Social behaviour 21 Biodiversity Answers