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Biology for VCE Units 3&4

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Suitability Year 12 biology: VCE Units 3 and 4
ISBN 978-1-927309-41-4
Edition 2017 (1st Edition)
Format Paperback
Page Numbers 352
Size 210 x 297 mm
Colour Two-colour (black & blue)

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Chapter Titles

  • Plasma Membranes
  • Nucleic Acids
  • Gene Structure and Regulation
  • Regulating Biochemical Pathways
  • Photosynthesis
  • Cellular Respiration
  • Cellular Signals
  • Responding to Antigens
  • Immunity
  • Changes in the Genetic Makeup of a Population
  • Changes in Biodiversity Over Time
  • Detemining Relatedness Between Species
  • Human Change Over Time
  • DNA Manipulation
  • Biological Knowledge and Society
  • Practical Investigation

BIOZONE’s  Biology for VCE is dedicated to complete coverage of the  VCE study design.

Specifically designed and written for VCE Biology, these titles follow the Unit structure of the study design, incorporating a range of material for area of study 3 within context. Chapters based on key knowledge requirements begin with clear learning outcomes, and include a wealth of activities developed specifically for the study design.

These volumes combine BIOZONE’s clear presentation of content with an inquiry and evidence-based approach designed to engage students and build confidence and skills. Mathematical and practical components of the study design are well supported throughout and students are provided with ample opportunity to develop their skills in data handling, analysis, and experimental design.

With VCE Biology we deliver a comprehensive resource that is simple to use and easy to understand.



  • Content

    Supporting the Australian VCE Biology study design

  • Annotated Diagrams

    Used throughout to explain complex ideas

  • Appealing Concept-based Activities

    Engage learners of all backgrounds and abilities with data-driven activities

  • Succinct Key Ideas

    Placed at the beginning of each activity, providing a clear focus for students

  • Differentiated Instruction

    Modular format with a range of activities is ideal for differential instruction

  • Paper Interactives and Modelling

    Promote the understanding of difficult concepts

  • Real-World Contexts

    Widely used with a balanced mix of explanation and application

  • Synoptic Tasks

    End-of-section tools for assessment and exam preparation

  • Review and Summary Sheets

    Concluding each chapter


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Activity 1: Phospholipids and the Properties of Membranes (page 2) 


Corrected text as follows:
Key Idea: Phospholipids are important components of cellular membranes. They are made up of a hydrophilic head region and a hydrophobic tail region, making them amphipathic.