Basic Key to Success in Biology for HKDSEE

Author: Y. K. To
Publisher: Hung Fung Book Co., Ltd.
ISBN: 978-962-354-249-4
Price: HK$180.0

Paperback: 295 pages
Language: English (中文生字翻譯)
Dimension: 212mm × 280mm
Revision: 1st edition
Publish Date: May 2018

Introduction

The Basic Key to Success in Biology for HKDSEE is written according to the latest requirements of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) Biology Curriculum and Assessment Guide. It covers all the following sections:

Compulsory part Elective part
Section 1 Cells and Molecules of Life Section 6 Human Physiology – Regulation and Control
Section 2 Organisms and Enviornment Section 7 Applied Ecology
Section 3 Interacting with the Environment Section 8 Microorganisms and Humans
Section 4 Health and Diseases Section 9 Biotechnology
Section 5 Genetics and Evolution

This book is written in concise and simple language for easy reading.

There are lots of well labeled diagrams and related topics in table forms to present the basic biological concepts in a systematic and logical ways. These features greatly enhance students to understand and grip the key concepts easily.

The colossal content of the biology syllabus for the HKDSEE is condensed into ONE single book with the key points printed in bold and italicized type. This helps students to have a rapid revision of the whole biology syllabus before the examination that strengthens their confidence to tackle questions and excel in examination.

Contents

SECTION 1 CELLS AND MOLECULES OF LIFE

Chapter 1 Molecules of life

Chapter 2 Cellular organization

Chapter 3 Movement of substances across cell membrane

Chapter 4 Cell cycle and division

Chapter 5 Metabolism and enzymes

Chapter 6 Photosynthesis

Chapter 7 Respiration

SECTION 2 ORGANISMS AND ENVIRONMENT

Chapter 8 Essential life processes in plants

Chapter 9 Nutrition in humans

Chapter 10 Gas exchange in humans

Chapter 11 Transport in humans

Chapter 12 Reproduction in bacteria and flowering plants

Chapter 13 Reproduction in humans

Chapter 14 Growth and development

SECTION 3 INTERACTING WITH THE ENVIRONMENT

Chapter 15 Stimuli and receptors

Chapter 16 Phototropism

Chapter 17 Nervous and hormonal coordination in humans

Chapter 18 Movement in humans

Chapter 19 Homeostasis

Chapter 20 Ecosystems

SECTION 4 HEALTH AND DISEASES

Chapter 21 Health and diseases

Chapter 22 Body defence mechanism

SECTION 5 GENETICS AND EVOLUTION

Chapter 23 Basic genetics

Chapter 24 Molecular genetics

Chapter 25 Biotechnology

Chapter 26 Biodiversity

Chapter 27 Evolution

SECTION 6 HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY – REGULATION AND CONTROL

Chapter 28 Regulation of water content

Chapter 29 Temperature regulation

Chapter 30 Regulation of gas content in blood

Chapter 31 Hormonal control of reproductive cycle

SECTION 7 APPLIED ECOLOGY

Chapter 32 Human impact on the enviornment

Chapter 33 Pollution control

Chapter 34 Conservation

SECTION 8 MICROORGANISMS AND HUMANS

Chapter 35 Basic microbiology

Chapter 36 Use of microorganisms

Chapter 37 Harmful effects of microorganisms

SECTION 9 BIOTECHNOLOGY

Chapter 38 Techniques in modern biotechnology

Chapter 39 Application in biotechnology

Chapter 40 Bioethics