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EDEXCEL Biology 1

A-Level Year 1/AS - Student Workbook

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Short Description BIOZONE’s Edexcel Biology student workbooks have been written for the new Edexcel Level 3 AS and A Level specifications for Biology B.
Suitability Edexcel Biology for AS and A-Level Year 1
ISBN 978-1-927309-25-4
Format Paperback
Page Numbers 282
Size 210 x 297 mm
Colour Two-colour (black & blue)
Very useful in class and for homework
A very useful text both for in-class use and for homework. Students have clear information to digest and have a range of questions to assess their understanding. Excellent diagrams with clear annotations serve to clarify some difficult ideas and processes. Core practicals are covered in detail and students are guided in how to analyse the data provided.
The Teacher’s Digital Edition allows the ability to discuss and project the answers on the board which is extremely useful.
Overall we are very pleased with the product and will continue to use it.
Mathematical and biological skills are well represented and laid out in an easily understandable way. Covers all of the essential material and occasionally goes beyond what is required in the spec which encourages the more able students to think more deeply

Alan Hughes-Gooding
Head of Science/Science Area Learning Coordinator
St Wilfrid’s C of E Academy

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Excellent worksheets!
The worksheets will be used to complement the work covered in class during lessons by our Biology staff.
Excellent worksheets. Very useful to reinforce work covered in class or for homework.

Alexander Nunn, Biology Teacher
The King's School, Canterbury

From: Admin User | Created on6/19/2020 2:39 PM

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Product Description

Chapter Titles

  • Mathematical and Practical Skills in Biology
  • Biological Molecules
  • Cells, Viruses, and Reproduction of Living Things
  • Classification and Biodiversity
  • Exchange and Transport  

BIOZONE’s Edexcel Biology student workbooks have been written for the new Edexcel Level 3 AS and A Level specifications for Biology B.

Clear diagrams, concise explanations, and targeted learning objectives accompany a variety of questions and tasks to create an innovative resource that encourages achievement in students of all abilities. Edexcel Biology Student Workbooks are well suited for classroom or homework use, independent study, review, exam preparation, and extension.

About the Specifications

This is a fully revised series for the new Edexcel AS and A Level specifications for Biology B*. The authors gave considerable thought and analysis to their approach in developing a student-friendly yet comprehensive resource for the revised specifications, opting for a flexible, concept-based approach over the context-based design of the Salters-Nuffield A specification. Our choice of a concept-based approach did not preclude a wide and varied use of appropriate contexts for content delivery, but provided greater flexibility to approach topics thematically, scaffold learning, and make conceptual connections across different topics.

*Level 3 Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Biology B (8BIO ) and Level 3 Advanced GCE in Biology B (9BIO)     


  • Varied, Engaging Activities

    400+ activities provide ample opportunity for students to explore and test their understanding of the specification content

  • Easy to Follow

    The workbook structure follows the topic order of the specification, providing a variety of real-world contexts within which to develop knowledge, skills, and understanding.

  • Scaffolded learning

    The concept-based approach provides a scaffold for student learning. A wealth of illustrative examples support required content and build knowledge and skills.

  • Support for practical and mathematical skills

    Activities supporting mathematical and practical skills, including the 16 required practicals, are provided in a dedicated chapter and integrated throughout.

  • Clear learning outcomes

    Learning outcomes outline the knowledge and skills that students must acquire, with additional guidance as appropriate.

  • Scientific literacy

    Confidence is developed through targeted activities.

  • Unique Tab System

    BIOZONE’s unique tab system identifies relevant online resources and connections to related concepts across the entire specification.