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Nelson Biology 12 University Preparation

Nelson Biology 12 University Preparation

Nelson Biology 12 University Preparation

Model: 9780176520373
Price: $103.95 CAD

The Nelson Biology 12 University Preparation - Student Textbook supports the Ontario Ministry of Education
Course: Biology, Grade 12, University Prepration, Course Code: SBI4U
Author Team: Douglas Fraser, Barry LeDrew, Angela Vavitsas, Meredith White-McMahon
It has these units and chapters:
Unit 1:Biochemistry
Chapter 1: The Biochemical Basis of Life
  1.1 The Fundamental Chemistry of Life
  1.2 Water: Life's Solvent
  1.3 The Carbon Chemistry of Life
  1.4 Carbohydrates and Lipids
  1.5 Proteins and Nucleic Acids
  1.6 Biology Journal: Linus Pauling: Creativity and controversy inscience and Society
  1.7 Enzymes
Investigation 1.5.1: Testing for Macromolecule
Investigation 1.5.2: Manipulating Macromolecules
Investigation 1.7.1: Investigation Factors That Affect Enzyme Activity
Chapter 2: Cell Structure and Function
  2.1 Cell Structure
  2.2 Membrane Structure and functions
  2.3 Explore Applications of Cell Biology: Nanotechnology in Medicine
  2.4 Transport across Membranes
Investigation 2.4.1: Plasma Membrane Permeability
Unit 2: Metabolic Processes
Chapter 3: An Introduction to Metabolism
  3.1 Metabolism and Energy
  3.2 ATP: Energy Currency of the Cell
  3.3 Enzymes and Activation Energy
  3.4 Food as Fuel
Investigation 3.1.1: The energy Content of Foods
Chapter 4: Cellular Respiration
  4.1 Introduction to Cellular Respiration and Fermentation
  4.2 Aerobic Respiratin: The Details
  4.3 The Efficiency and Regulation of Cellular Respiration
  4.4 Anaerobic Pathways: Life without Oxygen
  4.5 Biology Journal: beetroot Juice
  4.6 Explore an Issue in Metabolism: Diet Programs and Supplements
Investigation 4.2.1: Observing the Products of Cellular Respiration
Investigation 4.4.1: Observing the Products of Fermentation
Chapter 5: Photosynthesis: The Energy of Life
  5.1 Photosynthesis: An Introduction
  5.2 Pathways of Photosynthesis
  5.3 Biology Journal: The Calvin Cycle
  5.4 Alternative Mechanisms of Carbon Fixation
  5.5 Explore Applications in Artificial Photosynthesis: Can Artificial Photosystems produce Fuel?
  5.6 Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration: A Comparison
Investigation 5.1.1: Light and Photosynthesis
Investigation 5.2.1: The Products of Photosynthesis
Unit 3: Molecular Genetics
Chapter 6: DNA: Hereditary Molecules of Life
  6.1 The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
  6.2 DNA Structure and Function: A History
  6.3 Biology Journal: The Elucidation of the Structure of DNA
  6.4 DNA Replication and Repair
  6.5 DNA Organization in Eukaryotes and Prokaryotes
  6.6 DNA Replication and Aging
Investigation 6.2.1: Extracting DNA from Plants
Investigation 6.2.2: Extracting DNA: Design Your Own Experiment
Investigation 6.4.1: Role-Playing DNA
Chapter 7: Genes and Protein
  7.1 From Gene to Protein
  7.2 Transcription: DNA-Directed RNA Synthesis
  7.3 Translation: Nucleic Acif to Polypeptide
  7.4 Controlling Gene Expression
  7.5 Genetic Mutations
  7.6 Genomes and Gene Organization
  7.7 Viruses: A Specil Case
Investigation 7.3.1: Protein Synthesis
Investigation 7.5.1: Mutations: Cause for Concern?
Chapter 8: Genetic Technologies
  8.1 Manipulating and Cloning DNA
  8.2 DNA Sequencing
  8.3 Genetic Engineering: Redesigning Life
  8.4 Biotechnology and Health
  8.5 Biology Journal: Sequencing the Human Genome: The Role of Collaboration and Competition in Science
  8.6 Explore an Issue in DNA Forensics: Should DNA Samples Be Collected from Everyone?
Investigation 8.1.1: Transformation of Bacteria with the Gene for Green Flourescent Protein
Investigation 8.2.1: Looking for Wolbachia
Unit 4: Homeostasis
Chapter 9: Homeostasis
  9.1 Maintaining an Internal Balance
  9.2 Homeostasis and Feedback Mechanisms
  9.3 Thermoregulation
  9.4 Water Balance
  9.5 The Excretory System
Investigation 9.2.1: Investigation Homeostatic Feedback Mechanisms
Investigation 9.5.1: Diagnosing Kidney Dysfunction
Chapter 10: The Endocrine System
  10.1 Hormones: Chemical Regulators
  10.2 The Endocrine Glands
  10.3 Regulating Blood Sugar
  10.4 Biology Journal: Insulin: A Miracle Discovery
  10.5 Steroids: Natural and Synthetic
  10.6 Explore an Issue in Synthetic Steriods: The Cost of Performance-Enhancing Drug Use
  10.7 The Reproductive Hormones
Investigation 10.7.1: Hormone Levels during the Ovarian and Menstrual Cycles
Chapter 11: The Nervous System
  11.1 The Role of the Nervous System
  11.2 Nerve Signals
  11.3 The Central Nervous System
  11.4 The Peripheral Nervous System
  11.5 The Senses
  11.6 The Body and Stress
Investigation 11.1.1: Testing Learned Responses
Investigation 11.2.1: Investigating the Nervous System of an Invertebrate
Investigation 11.5.1: Exploring the Senses
Unit 5: Population Dynamics
Chapter 12: Natural Population Dynamics
  12.1 Population Characteristics
  12.2 Demography
  12.3 Changes in Population Size over Time: Modelling Populaton Growth
  12.4 Factors That Affect Population Growth
  12.5 Interactions between Individuals
Investigation 12.4.1: Factors That Affect Populations
Investigation 12.5.1: Investigating Predator-Prey Cycling
Chapter 13: Human Population Dynamics
  13.1 Human Populatin: Past and Present
  13.2 Implications of Human Population Growth
  13.3 Explore an Issue in Population Growth: Feeding a Growing Population
  13.4 Human Population: The Future
  13.5 Biology Journal: The Living Planet Report
Investigation 13.2.1: Populations and Consumption
Investigation 13.4.1: Comparing Ecological Footprints and Biocapacity
For each chapter, there are Summary, Self-Quiz and Review.
For each unit, there are Task, Self-Quiz and Review.
Numerical and short answers are given at the end of the textbook.
Hardcover, 759 pages, book size: 22 cm x 28 cm x 3 cm