Heinemann Biology 1 Student Book with eBook, 5th Edition

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Heinemann Biology 1 Student Book with eBook, 5th Edition

By Caroline Cotton, Philip Batterham, Arnulfo Diaz-Trujillo, Barbara Evans, Neil van Herk more
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We’ve completely revised Heinemann Biology to be fully aligned with the 2016–2021 VCE Science Study Design. The content provides an exact match to the new study designs and the layout and design incorporates many features that assist student learning. The authors have updated the student books with the very latest developments and applications of biology, presented in an Australian context.

Reader+ is the home of your eBooks. It gives you more options, more flexibility and more control when it comes to the classroom materials you use. It comes with features like in-text note taking, bookmarking, highlighting, interactive videos, audio tools, presentation tools and more. 

Duration of access

The access code will give 27 months access to the eBook from the date of activation.

How do I activate my eBook?

When you purchase your eBook, it will come with an access code. This code will be emailed to you. If you purchase a printed book with eBook, it will come with its eBook access code inside the cover.

To activate your code, you'll need to log in to If you don't have an account you will need to create one at Once you have logged into click on the 'Add product' button in your bookshelf. Type in your 12 digit access code and click 'Verify product now.

For further help, download the 'How to activate my eBook' guide.


  • Fully aligned with the 2016–2021 VCE Biology Study Design
  • Area of Study Reviews contain high quality exam-style questions
  • Chapter Reviews and Area of Study Reviews contain new and updated questions
  • New and revised Biology in Action boxes that place knowledge in an applied situation or relevant context. They refer to the nature and practice of biology, applications of biology and the associated issues and the historical development of concepts and ideas
  • Extension boxes include material that goes beyond the core content of the Study Design. They are intended for students who wish to expand their depth of understanding in a particular area
  • Each Student Book comes with Reader+
  • Teacher Access to ProductLink on Pearson Places, with teacher support, curriculum grids, detailed answers, fully worked solutions and practice exams
Key features of the eBook
  • Available for use online and offline
  • Read the student book with bonus multimedia content.
  • Add, edit, and delete highlights and notes
  • Synchronise state and data across multiple devices even when the user is offline
Target audience
Suitable for senior secondary VCE Biology students.
Table of contents
  1. Foundations and key skills of biology
  2. Cells
  3. Energy transformations
  4. Functioning systems
  5. Survival through adaptions and regulations
  6. Organising biodiversity
  7. Relationships within an ecosystem
  1. The cell cycle
  2. Asexual and sexual reproduction
  3. The nature of genes
  4. Patterns of inheritance

Click here to download the detailed contents list (43 Kb)

New edition coming in 2021

Heinemann Biology 6th Edition, available in 2021, is your one-stop shop for VCE Biology.

The long-trusted series provides quality content that completely covers the 2022-2026 Biology Study Design. 

The new edition provides digital assessment, a clear and well-paced layout, language more accessible to students, comprehensively addresses key science skills and past VCAA exam questions with examiners'  notes.

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