Barron's IB Biology Studies

Editor/Author Walck, Camilla C.
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-43-800339-9
Category: Science - Biology
Image Count: 321
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Barron's is pleased to offer a brand new review guide for the IB Biology exam. The content of the exam is compiled from the newly revised IB Biology course syllabus.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • Introduction
  • CORE (SL AND HL) MATERIAL
  • Mathematical Concepts and Statistical Analyses
  • Introduction
  • Statistical Analysis of Data
  • Practice Questions
  • TOPIC 1: Cell Biology
  • 1.1 Introduction to Cells
  • 1.2 Ultrastructure of Cells
  • 1.3 Membrane Structure
  • 1.4 Membrane Transport
  • 1.5 Origin of Cells
  • 1.6 Cell Division
  • Practice Questions
  • TOPIC 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 Cellular Respiration
  • 2.9 Photosynthesis
  • Practice Questions
  • TOPIC 3: Genetics
  • 3.1 Genes
  • 3.2 Chromosomes
  • 3.3 Meiosis
  • 3.4 Inheritance
  • 3.5 Genetic Modification and Biotechnology
  • Practice Questions
  • TOPIC 4: Ecology
  • 4.1 Species, Communities and Ecosystems
  • 4.2 Energy Flow
  • 4.3 Carbon Cycling
  • 4.4 Climate Change
  • Practice Questions
  • TOPIC 5: Evolution and Biodiversity
  • 5.1 Evidence for Evolution
  • 5.2 Natural Selection
  • 5.3 Classification of Biodiversity
  • 5.4 Cladistics
  • Practice Questions
  • TOPIC 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
  • Practice Questions
  • ADDITIONAL HL MATERIAL
  • TOPIC 7: Nucleic Acids
  • 7.1 DNA Structure and Replication
  • 7.2 Transcription and Gene Expression
  • 7.3 Translation
  • Practice Questions
  • TOPIC 8: Metabolism, Cellular Respiration and Photosynthesis
  • 8.1 Metabolism
  • 8.2 Cellular Respiration
  • 8.3 Photosynthesis
  • Practice Questions
  • TOPIC 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
  • Practice Questions
  • TOPIC 10: Genetics and Evolution
  • 10.1 Meiosis
  • 10.2 Inheritance
  • 10.3 Gene Pools and Speciation
  • Practice Questions
  • TOPIC 11: Animal Physiology
  • 11.1 Antibody Production and Vaccination
  • 11.2 Movement
  • 11.3 The Kidney and Osmoregulation
  • 11.4 Sexual Reproduction
  • Practice Questions
  • OPTIONAL TOPICS
  • Option A: Neurobiology and Behaviour
  • SL and HL Topics
  • A.1 Neural Development
  • A.2 The Human Brain
  • A.3 Perception of Stimuli
  • Additional HL Option A Topics
  • A.4 Innate and Learned Behaviour
  • A.5 Neuropharmacology
  • A.6 Ethology
  • Practice Questions
  • Option B: Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
  • B.1 Microbiology: Organisms in Industry
  • B.2 Biotechnology in Agriculture
  • B.3 Environmental Protection
  • Additional HL Option B Topics
  • B.4 Medicine
  • B.5 Bioinformatics
  • Practice Questions
  • Option C: Ecology and Conservation
  • C.1 Species and Communities
  • C.2 Communities and Ecosystems
  • C.3 Impacts of Humans on Ecosystems
  • C.4 Conservation of Biodiversity
  • Additional HL Option C Topics
  • C.5 Population Ecology
  • C.6 Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycles
  • Practice Questions
  • Option D: Human Physiology
  • D.1 Human Nutrition
  • D.2 Digestion
  • D.3 Functions of the Liver
  • D.4 The Heart
  • Additional HL Option D Topics
  • D.5 Hormones and Metabolism
  • D.6 Transport of Respiratory Gases
  • Practice Questions
  • PRACTICE TESTS
  • Practice Test 1
  • Paper 1
  • Paper 2
  • Paper 3
  • Practice Test 2
  • Paper 1
  • Paper 2
  • Paper 3
  • Answers to Featured Questions