- Qualification:Cambridge AS and A Level
- Author(s):Matthew Parkin, Claire Brown, Melissa Lorenz, Jules Robson
- Available from: January 2017
Resources tailored to the Cambridge International AS & A Level Marine Science syllabus (9693), for first examination in 2017.
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Cambridge International AS and A Level Marine Science Coursebook is tailored to the Marine Science syllabus (9693) for first examination in 2017, and is endorsed for full syllabus coverage by Cambridge International Examinations. The coursebook includes exercises to develop scientific skills such as problem-solving and handling information; practical activities to help students develop investigative skills; and international case studies to illustrate phenomena in real-world situations. Exam-style questions and self-assessment questions are provided to encourage students to track their understanding. Students can also develop their maths skills in science contexts. Answers to questions are found at the back of the book.
Endorsed for full syllabus coverage by Cambridge International Examinations, so teachers and students can feel confident that the coursebook meets course requirements.
Varied international case studies illustrate theoretical concepts in real-world contexts, helping students to apply theory to practice.
Specific focus on development of students' maths skills with diagrams, worked examples and practice questions, to build students' confidence.
Dedicated practical activities help students to develop vital practical and investigative skills in an active way.
Exam-style questions and self-assessment questions are included to encourage students to check their understanding and support them as they prepare for examinations.
Answers to all questions in the coursebook are included at the back of the book to allow students to check their own progress and understanding.
Written by an experienced author team of examiners and practising teachers.
- How to use this book
- 1. Scientific method
- 2. Marine ecosystems and biodiversity
- 3. Energetics of marine ecosystems
- 4. Nutrient cycles in marine ecosystems
- 5. Coral reefs and lagoons
- 6. The ocean floor and the coast
- 7. Physical and chemical oceanography
- 8. Physiology of marine primary producers
- 9. Aspects of marine animal physiology
- 10. Marine animal reproductive behaviour
- 11. Fisheries management
- 12. Aquaculture
- 13. Human impact on marine ecosystems
- 14. Marine conservation and ecotourism
- 15. Marine biotechnology
- Answers to practical activities
- Answers to maths skills
- Answers to self-assessment questions
- Answers to exam-style questions
- Answers to case study questions
- Answers to extended case study questions
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