This updated classroom review book covers all topics prescribed by the New York State Board of Regents in two comprehensive study units. Unit One explains the process of scientific inquiry, including the understanding of natural phenomena and laboratory testing in biology. Unit Two deals with understanding and application of scientific concepts, with specific focus on cell function and structure, the chemistry of living organisms, genetic continuity, the interdependence of living things, the human impact on ecosystems, and several other pertinent topics. Two recent Regents exams are presented with all questions answered. The book's added features include glossaries of prominent scientists and biological terms. In this new edition, teachers will appreciate the addition of Essential Questions to assist them in developing standards-based learning units and curriculum maps at the local level.
(back cover) Easy-to-read topic summaries Review of all Biology topics in two study units: Unit One explains the process of scientific inquiry; Unit Two focus on cell function and structure, the chemistry of living organisms, genetic continuity, and much more Hundreds of questions with answers for practice and review Glossary of Biology terms and names of major biologists In-depth Regents exam preparation, including questions similar to those on the actual Regents exam
An ideal companion to high school biology textbooks, this volume covers all topics prescribed by the New York State Board of Regents.
A valuable lesson-planning aid and a source for Essential Questions consistent with the NYS Learning Standards A helpful source of practice and test questions in formats prescribed for the NYS Regents Examination
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Barron’s Review Course Series
Biology—The Living Environment
An ideal companion to high school biology textbooks, this volume covers topics prescribed by the New York State Board of Regents.
Review chapters cover ecology, biological organization, formation and structure of the ecosystem, and the interaction between human beings and the biosphere
Plus two recent Regents exams and answers with new Part D included
A valuable supplementary class-planning aid and a helpful source of test questions
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