Senior Biology 2
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Grades 9-12 biology, Honors Biology, Community college biology
Product DescriptionThis student workbook and its companion title Senior Biology 1 are suitable for any general biology program and particularly suitable for Honors Biology. An excellent resource for classroom activities, homework, extension and exam revision. Workbook Structure Senior Biology 1 takes a contextual approach to the content delivery, presenting core principles within appropriate, real-world contexts. Biological stories preface many content sections, providing valuable opportunities to focus on comprehension and synthesis of ideas. Students are encouraged to apply their understanding of core principles to new scenarios. The workbook’s emphasis throughout is on inquiry, critical thinking, and problem solving. Content covers: biological classification, structure and function of animals, structure and function of plants, ecology and the biosphere, including ecological principles and human impact.
- Write-On Activities A wide variety of over 240 engaging activities facilitate effective differential instruction. Introduce, consolidate, extend, and test using the same workbook.
- Concept Maps Concept maps introduce each of four main divisions of the workbook, integrating content across chapters to encourage linking of ideas and application of prior knowledge to new understandings.
- Weblinks These support activities where relevant and appropriate to extend learning beyond the workbook and to assist students in visualizing complex processes.
- Links and support BIOZONE’s unique tab system identifies connections to related activities elsewhere in the workbook and provides web-based support and recommended reading to consolidate and extend learning.
- Diagrams, illustrations and photographs Clear, uncomplicated diagrams, illustrations, and photographs support and reinforce the text.
- End of chapter literacy activities Student understanding of terms related to essential knowledge is consolidated through a variety of literacy activities. They present a perfect synoptic self-test for students.
- Learning Objectives and Key Concepts Each chapter is prefaced by a one-page synopsis of learning objectives and key terms, providing students with concise summary of performance expectations for each chapter. The key concepts for the chapter are summarized in an itemized list, providing a focus for the essential knowledge requirements of learners.
- Practical Skills and Mathematical Requirements These components of the program are addressed through activities involving the manipulation, analysis, and evaluation of second-hand data. Students are encouraged to apply prior knowledge to the analysis of real-world scenarios in context. A comprehensive introductory chapter in Senior Biology 2’s companion title, Senior Biology Biology 1, provides supporting reference material for essential skills.