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|Author||: Martyna Petrulyte|
|Editor||: Martyna Petrulyte|
Science competitions test a student’s level of knowledge, power of scientific reasoning, and analytical thinking outside of the regular school curriculum. A systematic approach and smart study regimen are both required to get good results in science competitions. In this book, you will find many tips and tricks for how to study and prepare for science olympiads. Moreover, you will learn how to: • boost your motivation • cope with failures and anxiety before the tests • defeat procrastination • manage your time • memorize information quicker and more effectively • organize your study material • read a science textbook • plan your study schedule • develop practical skills • get into and survive in the lab. Furthermore, you will find essential test-taking strategies for tackling the olympiad exams and example-based tips on how to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills.
|Author||: Rene Fester Kratz|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
From genetics to ecology — the easy way to score higher in biology Are you a student baffled by biology? You're not alone. With the help of Biology Workbook For Dummies you'll quickly and painlessly get a grip on complex biology concepts and unlock the mysteries of this fascinating and ever-evolving field of study. Whether used as a complement to Biology For Dummies or on its own, Biology Workbook For Dummies aids you in grasping the fundamental aspects of Biology. In plain English, it helps you understand the concepts you'll come across in your biology class, such as physiology, ecology, evolution, genetics, cell biology, and more. Throughout the book, you get plenty of practice exercises to reinforce learning and help you on your goal of scoring higher in biology. Grasp the fundamental concepts of biology Step-by-step answer sets clearly identify where you went wrong (or right) with a problem Hundreds of study questions and exercises give you the skills and confidence to ace your biology course If you're intimidated by biology, utilize the friendly, hands-on information and activities in Biology Workbook For Dummies to build your skills in and out of the science lab.
|Author||: Laurie Ann Callihan|
|Editor||: Research & Education Assoc.|
REA ... Real review, Real practice, Real results. An easier path to a college degree - get college credits without the classes. CLEP BIOLOGY Based on today’s official CLEP exam Are you prepared to excel on the CLEP? * Take the first practice test to discover what you know and what you should know * Set up a flexible study schedule by following our easy timeline * Use REA's advice to ready yourself for proper study and success Study what you need to know to pass the exam * The book's on-target subject review features coverage of all topics on the official CLEP exam, including organic compounds, molecular biology, anatomy, heredity, and more * Smart and friendly lessons reinforce necessary skills * Key tutorials enhance specific abilities needed on the test * Targeted drills increase comprehension and help organize study Practice for real * Create the closest experience to test-day conditions with 3 full-length practice tests * Chart your progress with full and detailed explanations of all answers * Boost your confidence with test-taking strategies and experienced advice Specially Written for Solo Test Preparation! REA is the acknowledged leader in CLEP preparation, with the most extensive library of CLEP titles and software available. Most titles are also offered with REA's exclusive TESTware software to make your practice more effective and more like exam day. REA's CLEP Prep guides will help you get valuable credits, save on tuition, and advance your chosen career by earning a college degree.
|Author||: Julianne Zedalis,John Eggebrecht|
Biology for AP® courses covers the scope and sequence requirements of a typical two-semester Advanced Placement® biology course. The text provides comprehensive coverage of foundational research and core biology concepts through an evolutionary lens. Biology for AP® Courses was designed to meet and exceed the requirements of the College Board’s AP® Biology framework while allowing significant flexibility for instructors. Each section of the book includes an introduction based on the AP® curriculum and includes rich features that engage students in scientific practice and AP® test preparation; it also highlights careers and research opportunities in biological sciences.
|Author||: Research and Education Association,Larry Florence,Kevin Reilley,Marilyn K. Florence,Linda A. Gregory|
|Editor||: Research & Education Assoc.|
REA's New 5th Edition of GRE Biology will hel students master today's GRE Biology subject test. This comprehensive and updated test prep contains three full-length practice tests that are aligned with the latest GRE Biology test. All test questions are fully answered and thoroughly explained in easy-to-understand, step-by-step detail. The book's complete review targets all areas appearing on the actual test: Cellular and Molecular Biology; Organismal Biology; Ecology and Evolution. Follow up your study with REA's proven strategies and test-taking techniques. DETAILS - Ideal for individual study or classroom - In-depth review covers all topics appearing on GRE Biology Test - 3 full-length practice exams. All exam questions are answered in easy-to-follow, easy-to-understand detail for smarter studying. - Proven strategies and test-taking techniques that prepare for test day - Reference list details relevant sources for further study REA … Real review, Real practice, Real results.
|Author||: Sterling Test Prep|
|Editor||: Sterling Test Prep|
DAT best seller used by thousands of students! Higher score money back guarantee! 1,500+ DAT biology practice questions with detailed explanations covering all biology topics tested on the DAT: - Part 1: Cell and Molecular Biology - Part 2: Structure and Function Systems; Development - Part 3: Genetics - Part 4: Evolution, Ecology, Diversity and Behavior Scoring well on the Biology portion of the DAT is important for admission into dental school. To achieve a high score, you need to develop skills to properly apply the knowledge you have and quickly choose the correct answer. You must solve numerous practice questions that represent the style and content of the DAT questions. Understanding key science concepts is more valuable than memorizing terms. This book provides 1,500 biology practice questions that test your knowledge of all DAT Biology topics. In the second part of the book, you will find answer keys and detailed explanations to questions, except those that are self-explanatory. These explanations discuss why the answer is correct and - more importantly - why another answer that may have seemed correct is the wrong choice. The explanations include the foundations and details of important science topics needed to answer related questions on the DAT. By reading these explanations carefully and understanding how they apply to solving the question, you will learn important biology concepts and the relationships between them. This will prepare you for the Biology section of the DAT test and will significantly improve your score. All the questions are prepared by our science editors who possess extensive credentials and are educated in top colleges and universities. Our editors are experts on teaching sciences, preparing students for standardized science tests and have coached thousands of undergraduate and graduate school applicants on admission strategies.
|Author||: Test Prep Books|
|Editor||: Test Prep Books|
Test Prep Book's AP Biology Test Prep Book 2019 & 2020: AP Biology Review Book & Practice Test Questions Developed by Test Prep Books for test takers trying to achieve a passing score on the AP exam, this comprehensive study guide includes: -Quick Overview -Test-Taking Strategies -Introduction -Evolution -Biological Systems and Use of Energy -Living Systems Storage, Retrieval, Transmittal, and Response to Information -Interaction of Biological Systems -Practice Questions -Detailed Answer Explanations Disclaimer: AP(R) and Advanced Placement(R) are trademarks registered by the College Board, which is not affiliated with, and does not endorse, this product. Each section of the test has a comprehensive review created by Test Prep Books that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the AP test. The Test Prep Books AP mastering biology practice test questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to avoid making it again in the future. The answer explanations will help you to learn from your mistakes and overcome them. Understanding the latest test-taking strategies is essential to preparing you for what you will expect on the exam. A test taker has to not only understand the material that is being covered on the test, but also must be familiar with the strategies that are necessary to properly utilize the time provided and get through the test without making any avoidable errors. Test Prep Books has drilled down the top test-taking tips for you to know. Anyone planning to take this exam should take advantage of the AP Biology study guide review material, practice test questions, and test-taking strategies contained in this Test Prep Books study guide.
|Author||: Laurie Ann Callihan|
|Editor||: Research & Education Assn|
This new edition of our popular test prep features a comprehensive review of the Biology topics tested on the official exam, including cellular and molecular biology, botany, zoology, genetics, and more. The book includes three full-length practice exams based on the actual CLEP Biology exam. /REAs Online features2 of the books practice tests and -length diagnostic test in a timed format, with instant scoring and diagnostic feedback. Detailed explanations of answers help test-takers identify their strengths and weaknesses and study smarter.
|Author||: Phillip E. Pack|
|Editor||: Cliffs Notes|
CliffsNotes AP Biology 2021 Exam gives you exactly what you need to score a 5 on the exam: concise chapter reviews on every AP Biology subject, in-depth laboratory investigations, and full-length model practice exams to prepare you for the May 2021 exam. Revised to even better reflect the new AP Biology exam, this test-prep guide includes updated content tailored to the May 2021 exam. Features of the guide focus on what AP Biology test-takers need to score high on the exam: Reviews of all subject areas In-depth coverage of the all-important laboratory investigations Two full-length model practice AP Biology exams Every review chapter includes review questions and answers to pinpoint problem areas.
|Author||: Linda Gregory (Ph. D.),Judith A. Stone|
|Editor||: Research & Education Assoc.|
Master the SAT II Biology E/M Subject Test and score higher... Our test experts show you the right way to prepare for this important college exam. REA''s SAT II Biology E/M test prep covers all biology topics to appear on the actual exam including in-depth coverage of cell processes, genetics, fungi, plants, animals, human biological functions, and more. The book features 6 full-length practice SAT II Biology E/M exams. Each practice exam question is fully explained to help you better understand the subject material. Use the book''s glossary for speedy look-ups and smarter searches. Follow up your study with REA''s proven test-taking strategies, powerhouse drills and study schedule that get you ready for test day. DETAILS - Comprehensive review of every biology topic to appear on the SAT II subject test - Flexible study schedule tailored to your needs - Packed with proven test tips, strategies and advice to help you master the test - 6 full-length practice SAT II Biology E/M Subject tests. Each test question is answered in complete detail with easy-to-follow, easy-to-grasp explanations. - The book''s glossary allows for quicker, smarter searches of the information you need most TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION: PREPARING FOR THE SAT II: BIOLOGY E/M SUBJECT TEST About the SAT II: Biology E/M Format of the SAT II: Biology E/M About this Book How to Use this Book Test-Taking Tips Study Schedule Scoring the SAT II: Biology E/M Scoring Worksheet The Day of the Test CHAPTER 1 - CHEMISTRY OF LIFE General Chemistry Definitions Chemical Bonds Acids and Bases Chemical Changes Laws of Thermodynamics Organic Chemistry Biochemical Pathways Photosynthesis Cellular Respiration ATP and NAD The Respiratory Chain (Electron Transport System) Anaerobic Pathways Molecular Genetics DNA: The Basic Substance of Genes CHAPTER 2 - THE CELL Cell Structure and Function Prokaryotic Cells Eukaryotic Cells Exchange of Materials Between Cell and Environment Cellular Division Equipment and Techniques Units of Measurement Microscopes CHAPTER 3 - GENETICS: THE SCIENCE OF HEREDITY Mendelian Genetics Definitions Laws of Genetics Patterns of Inheritance, Chromosomes, Genes, and Alleles The Chromosome Principle of Inheritance Genes and the Environment Improving the Species Sex Chromosomes Sex-linked Characteristics Inheritance of Defects Modern Genetics How Living Things are Classified CHAPTER 4 - A SURVEY OF BACTERIA, PROTISTS, AND FUNGI Diversity and Characteristics of the Monera Kingdom Archaebacteria Eubacteria The Kingdom Protista The Kingdom Fungi CHAPTER 5 - A SURVEY OF PLANTS Diversity, Classification, and Phylogeny of the Plant Kingdom Adaptations to Land The Life Cycle (Life History): Alternation of Generations in Plants Anatomy, Morphology, and Physiology of Vascular Plants Transport of Food in Vascular Plants Plant Tissues Reproduction and Growth in Seed Plants Photosynthesis Plant Hormones: Types, Functions, Effects on Plant Growth Environmental Influences on Plants and Plant Responses to Stimuli CHAPTER 6 - ANIMAL TAXONOMY AND TISSUES Diversity, Classification, and Phylogeny Survey of Acoelomate, Pseudocoelomate, Protostome, and Deuterostome Phyla Structure and Function of Tissues, Organs, and Systems Animal Tissues Nerve Tissue Blood Epithelial Tissue Connective (Supporting) Tissue CHAPTER 7 - DIGESTION/NUTRITION The Human Digestive System Ingestion and Digestion Digestive System Disorders Human Nutrition Carbohydrates Fats Proteins Vitamins CHAPTER 8 - RESPIRATION AND CIRCULATION Respiration in Humans Breathing Lung Disorders Respiration in Other Organisms Circulation in Humans Blood Lymph Circulation of Blood Transport Mechanisms in Other Organisms CHAPTER 9 - THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM The Human Endocrine System Thyroid Gland Parathyroid Gland Pituitary Gland Pancreas Adrenal Glands Pineal Gland Thymus Gland Sex Glands Hormones of the Alimentary Canal Disorders of the Endocrine System The Endocrine System in Other Organisms CHAPTER 10 - THE NERVOUS SYSTEM The Nervous System Neurons Nerve Impulse Synapse Reflex Arc The Human Nervous System The Central Nervous System The Peripheral Nervous System Some Problems of the Human Nervous System Relationship Between the Nervous System and the Endocrine System The Nervous Systems In Other Organisms CHAPTER 11 - SENSING THE ENVIRONMENT Components of Nervous Coordination Photoreceptors Vision Defects Chemoreceptors Mechanoreceptors Receptors in Other Organisms CHAPTER 12 - THE EXCRETORY SYSTEM Excretion in Humans Skin Lungs Liver Urinary System Excretory System Problems Excretion in Other Organisms CHAPTER 13 - THE SKELETAL SYSTEM The Skeletal System Functions Growth and Development Axial Skeleton Appendicular Skeleton Articulations (Joints) The Skeletal Muscles Functions Structure of a Skeletal Muscle Mechanism of a Muscle Contraction CHAPTER 14- HUMAN PATHOLOGY Diseases of Humans How Pathogens Cause Disease Host Defense Mechanisms Diseases Caused by Microbes Sexually Transmitted Diseases Diseases Caused by Worms Other Diseases CHAPTER 15 - REPRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT Reproduction Reproduction in Humans Development Stages of Embryonic Development Reproduction and Development in Other Organisms CHAPTER 16 - EVOLUTION The Origin of Life Evidence for Evolution Historical Development of the Theory of Evolution The Five Principles of Evolution Mechanisms of Evolution Mechanisms of Speciation Evolutionary Patterns How Living Things Have Changed The Record of Prehistoric Life Geological Eras Human Evolution CHAPTER 17 - BEHAVIOR Behavior of Animals Learned Behavior Innate Behavior Voluntary Behavior Plant Behavior Behavior of Protozoa Behavior of Other Organisms Drugs and Human Behavior CHAPTER 18 - PATTERNS OF ECOLOGY Ecology Populations Life History Characteristics Population Structure Population Dynamics Communities Components of Communities Interactions within Communities Consequences of Interactions Ecosystems Definitions Energy Flow Through Ecosystems Biogeochemical Cycles Hydrological Cycle Nitrogen Cycle Carbon Cycle Phosphorus Cycle Types of Ecosystems Human Influences on Ecosystems Use of Non-renewable Resources Use of Renewable Resources Use of Synthetic Chemicals Suggested Readings PRACTICE TESTS Biology-E Practice Tests SAT II: Biology E/M Practice Test 1 SAT II: Biology E/M Practice Test 2 SAT II: Biology E/M Practice Test 3 Biology-M Practice Tests SAT II: Biology E/M Practice Test 4 SAT II: Biology E/M Practice Test 5 SAT II: Biology E/M Practice Test 6 ANSWER SHEETS EXCERPT About Research & Education Association Research & Education Association (REA) is an organization of educators, scientists, and engineers specializing in various academic fields. Founded in 1959 with the purpose of disseminating the most recently developed scientific information to groups in industry, government, high schools, and universities, REA has since become a successful and highly respected publisher of study aids, test preps, handbooks, and reference works. REA''s Test Preparation series includes study guides for all academic levels in almost all disciplines. Research & Education Association publishes test preps for students who have not yet completed high school, as well as high school students preparing to enter college. Students from countries around the world seeking to attend college in the United States will find the assistance they need in REA''s publications. For college students seeking advanced degrees, REA publishes test preps for many major graduate school admission examinations in a wide variety of disciplines, including engineering, law, and medicine. 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|Author||: Neil A. Campbell|
|Author||: Sterling Test Prep|
|Editor||: Sterling Test Prep|
MCAT best seller used by thousands of students! Higher score money back guarantee! High yield biology and biochemistry practice questions with detailed explanations covering all biology and biochemistry topics tested on MCAT: ∙ Enzymes and metabolism ∙ Molecular biology ∙ Microbiology ∙ Eukaryotic cell ∙ Body systems ∙ Development ∙ Genetics ∙ Evolution Our practice materials will help you succeed by scoring well on the MCAT. This book provides 1,200 practice questions that test your knowledge of MCAT biology and biochemistry topics. In the second part of the book, you will find answer keys and detailed explanations to questions, except those that are self explanatory. These explanations discuss why the answer is correct and - more importantly - why another answer that may have seemed correct is the wrong choice. The explanations include the foundations and details of important science topics needed to answer related questions on the MCAT. By reading these explanations carefully and understanding how they apply to solving the question, you will learn important biology and biochemistry concepts and the relationships between them. To achieve a high MCAT score, you need to develop skills to properly apply the knowledge you have and quickly choose the correct answer. To be prepared, you must solve numerous practice questions that represent the style and content of the MCAT. Understanding key science concepts, having the ability to extract information from questions and distinguishing between similar answer choices is more valuable than simply memorizing formulas and terms. We've helped thousands of students improve their MCAT scores. All the questions are prepared by our science editors who possess extensive credentials and are educated in top colleges and universities and have been admitted to medical school with stellar MCAT scores. Our editors are experts on teaching sciences, preparing students for the MCAT and have coached thousands of premeds on admission strategies.
|Author||: Michael Crandell|
|Editor||: Goodheart-Wilcox Publisher|
Whether you feel ready or not, Preparing for A&P: Basic Science and Biology can prepare you to succeed in an anatomy and physiology course. Science builds upon itself. Knowledge of math opens the door for knowledge of biology, and knowing biology is essential to understanding anatomy and physiology. From scientific terminology, to math skills, to cell biology, this book will help you build the science foundation you need to excel in A&P. Each chapter in this book is divided into sections, and each section is broken down into individual concepts. As you master each concept, your science understanding will grow, and reinforcement and recall activities will encourage active learning and solidify what you have read. Are you ready for A&P? No matter your answer, you will be once you finish studying this book.
|Author||: Fred W. Holtzclaw,Neil A. Campbell,Theresa Knapp Holtzclaw,Jane B. Reece|
|Editor||: Benjamin Cummings|
Key Benefit: Fred and Theresa Holtzclaw bring over 40 years of AP Biology teaching experience to this student manual. Drawing on their rich experience as readers and faculty consultants to the College Board and their participation on the AP Test Development Committee, the Holtzclaws have designed their resource to help your students prepare for the AP Exam. * Completely revised to match the new 8th edition of Biology by Campbell and Reece. * New Must Know sections in each chapter focus student attention on major concepts. * Study tips, information organization ideas and misconception warnings are interwoven throughout. * New section reviewing the 12 required AP labs. * Sample practice exams. * The secret to success on the AP Biology exam is to understand what you must know–and these experienced AP teachers will guide your students toward top scores! Market Description: Intended for those interested in AP Biology.
|Author||: Deborah T. Goldberg|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
Barron’s AP Biology is one of the most popular test preparation guides around and a “must-have” manual for success on the Biology AP Test. In this updated book, test takers will find: Two full-length exams that follow the content and style of the new AP exam All test questions answered and explained An extensive review covering all AP test topics Hundreds of additional multiple-choice and free-response practice questions with answer explanations This manual can be purchased alone, or with an optional CD-ROM that includes two additional practice tests with answers and automatic scoring
|Author||: Linda Brooke Stabler,Mark Metz,Allison Wilkes|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
The Advanced Placement exam preparation guide that delivers 75 years of proven Kaplan experience and features exclusive strategies, practice, and review to help students ace the NEW AP Biology exam! Students spend the school year preparing for the AP Biology exam. Now it’s time to reap the rewards: money-saving college credit, advanced placement, or an admissions edge. However, achieving a top score on the AP Biology exam requires more than knowing the material—students need to get comfortable with the test format itself, prepare for pitfalls, and arm themselves with foolproof strategies. That’s where the Kaplan plan has the clear advantage. Kaplan's AP Biology 2016 has been updated for the NEW exam and contains many essential and unique features to improve test scores, including: 2 full-length practice tests and a full-length diagnostic test to identify target areas for score improvement Detailed answer explanations Tips and strategies for scoring higher from expert AP teachers and students who scored a perfect 5 on the exam End-of-chapter quizzes Targeted review of the most up-to-date content and key information organized by Big Idea that is specific to the revised AP Biology exam Kaplan's AP Biology 2016 provides students with everything they need to improve their scores—guaranteed. Kaplan’s Higher Score guarantee provides security that no other test preparation guide on the market can match. Kaplan has helped more than three million students to prepare for standardized tests. We invest more than $4.5 million annually in research and support for our products. We know that our test-taking techniques and strategies work and our materials are completely up-to-date for the NEW AP Biology exam. Kaplan's AP Biology 2016 is the must-have preparation tool for every student looking to do better on the NEW AP Biology test!
|Author||: NA NA|
|Editor||: WH Freeman|
Strive for a 5 is a study guide and test preparation workbook for use throughout the AP® Biology course. Following the textbook chapter by chapter, it reinforces the book’s key concepts and focuses on the revised curriculum’s Big Idea’s and Learning Objectives.