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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, Pauline Ladiges, John McKenzie, Troy Potter, Yvonne Sanders, Helen Silvester, Sue Siwinski, Siew Yap, Jonathan Meddings, Aline Poh, Cherese Sonkkila, Rebecca Wood
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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.


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

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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)

Features & benefits
  • 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.
Supplement URL
Visit our Heinemann Biology, Chemistry and Physics website where you can download samples and request an inspection copy.