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Pearson Biology Queensland 12 Skills and Assessment Book

By Yvonne Sanders
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Introducing the Pearson Biology 12 Queensland Skills and Assessment Book. Fully aligned to the new QCE 2019 Syllabus.

Write in Skills and Assessment Book written to support teaching and learning across all requirements of the new Syllabus, providing practice, application and consolidation of learning.

Opportunities to apply and practice performing calculations and using algorithms are integrated throughout worksheets, practical activities and question sets. All activities are mapped from the Student Book at the recommend point of engagement in the teaching program, making integration of practice and rich learning activities a seamless inclusion.

Developed by highly experienced and expert author teams, with lead Queensland specialists who have a working understand what teachers are looking for to support working with a new syllabus.
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Table of contents
  • Biology toolkit
  • Unit 3 Biodiversity and the inter-connectedness of life
  • TOPIC 1: Describing biodiversity
  • TOPIC 2: Ecosystem dynamics
  • Unit 4 Heredity and continuity of life
  • TOPIC 1: DNA, genes and the continuity of life
  • TOPIC 2: Continuity of life on Earth
Features & benefits
  • Fully written to the new QCE year 11 & 12 syllabus. The Skills & Assessment Book is organised by Units, and the Unit Opener outlines the Unit Objectives addressed. The Skills & Assessment Book is further organised into Topics. Each Topic addresses all of the subject matter, mandatory practicals, quoted from the Syllabus.
  • Integrates seamlessly into the Student Book for a complete teaching and learning program and are designed so that they may be used independently of the Student Books, providing flexibility for when and how these are engaged with.
  • A complimentary Toolkit unpacks the more theoretical Chapter 1 Skills & Assessment, providing models, checklists and helpful hints to assist in fulfilling all assessment needs.
  • Key Knowledge sections summarise the subject matter for each Topic – providing a handy set of revision and study notes.
  • Worksheets focus on application of subject matter with a range of activities and tasks to assist in consolidation, application and in making connections.
  • Practical Activities take a highly scaffolded approach from beginning to completion. Include a rich assortment of tasks that maximise the learning opportunities whilst also build experience in skill application to perform calculations and analysis of data, necessary for the Data Test. Features every Mandatory Practical, as well as many suggested Practicals.
  • Topic review sets are written in an exam-style to enable practice and exposure to this assessment and apply learning across concepts in a Topic.
  • Sample Assessment Tasks for the Data Test, Student Experiment and Research Investigation are included and are scaffolded to provide experience in responding to assessment task requirements with guided support through practicing and responding to each aspect of the assessment.
  • Fully worked solutions, suggested answers, full risk assessments and expected results and handy hints are provided for teachers, through the Teacher Support subscription.
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Visit the Pearson Queensland senior science landing page to discover more about this new series, access sample pages and request an inspection copy.