Hodder Education
Biology for the IB Diploma Second Edition
C. J. Clegg, Andrew Davis
Biology for the IB Diploma Second Edition
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Provide clear guidance to the 2014 changes and ensure in-depth study with accessible content, directly mapped to the new syllabus and approach to learning.
This second edition of the highly regarded textbook contains all SL and HL content, which is clearly identified throughout. Options are available free online, along with appendices and data and statistics.
- Improve exam performance, with exam-style questions, including from past papers
- Integrate Theory of Knowledge into your lessons and provide opportunities for cross-curriculum study
- Stretch more able students with extension activities
- The shift to concept-based approach to learning , Nature of Science, is covered by providing a framework for the course with points for discussion
- Key skills and experiments included

Title Page
Chapter 1 Cell biology
1.1 Introduction to cells
1.2 Ultrastructure of cells
1.3 Membrane structure
1.4 Membrane transport
1.5 The origin of cells
1.6 Cell division
Chapter 2 Molecular biology
2.1 Molecules to metabolism
2.2 Water
2.3 Carbohydrates and lipids
2.4 Proteins
2.5 Enzymes
2.6 Structure of DNA and RNA
2.7 DNA replication, transcription and translation
2.8 Cell respiration
2.9 Photosynthesis
Chapter 3 Genetics
3.1 Genes
3.2 Chromosomes
3.3 Meiosis
3.4 Inheritance
3.5 Genetic modification and biotechnology
Chapter 4 Ecology
4.1 Species, communities and ecosystems
4.2 Energy flow
4.3 Carbon cycle
4.4 Climate change
Chapter 5 Evolution and biodiversity
5.1 Evidence for evolution
5.2 Natural selection
5.3 Classification of biodiversity
5.4 Cladistics
Chapter 6 Human physiology
6.1 Digestion and absorption
6.2 The blood system
6.3 Defence against infectious disease
6.4 Gas exchange
6.5 Neurons and synapses
6.6 Hormones, homeostasis and reproduction
Additional higher level (AHL)
Chapter 7 Nucleic acids
7.1 DNA structure and replication
7.2 Transcription and gene expression
7.3 Translation
Chapter 8 Metabolism, cell respiration and photosynthesis
8.1 Metabolism
8.2 Cell respiration
8.3 Photosynthesis
Chapter 9 Plant biology
9.1 Transport in the xylem of plants
9.2 Transport in the phloem of plants
9.3 Growth in plants
9.4 Reproduction in plants
Chapter 10 Genetics and evolution
10.1 Meiosis
10.2 Inheritance
10.3 Gene pools and speciation
Chapter 11 Animal physiology
11.1 Antibody production and vaccination
11.2 Movement
11.3 The kidney and osmoregulation
11.4 Sexual reproduction
Answers to self-assessment questions in Chapters 1–11
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