This handbook specifically targets the mathematical elements of A Level Science, whichever specification you're following. Includes plenty of practice questions in different contexts to increase confidence, worked examples and model answers for revision and exam preparation. Plus hints and tips for the exam and how to avoid common errors made in mathematical science questions.
Author: James Penny
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Build the science, maths and quality of written communication skills you need to succeed at A Level Biology for all the main exam boards. This book explains over 40 key skills in detail and is packed with questions as well as answers, hints and tips to help develop a thorough understanding. Written by Mike Boyle, Head of Biology at Cheadle and Marple Sixth Form College, this book explains over 40 essential skills necessary for A Level Biology in detail. Ideal for class or independent study, the book has been carefully compiled to cover the main exam boards' How Science Works, maths and quality of written communication (QWC) requirements ensuring complete coverage of all the key skills. The book includes:* Over 40 essential skills necessary for A Level Biology* Comprehensive coverage of 25 maths skills explanations including correlations, the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium and statistics such as the chi-squared test, the t-test and the Spearman Rank test* Activities and questions that get learners to apply their knowledge in new contexts* Assessing Investigative Skills activities that practise the skills needed in practical assessments such as the ISA or EMPA* QWC Worked Examples that explain how to improve the quality of written communication* Answers with helpful hints and tips, as well as fully worked out approaches to help students check their understanding and progress* A glossary that explains key terms used in the book
Strengthen Your Science, Maths and Written Communication Skills
Author: Mike Boyle
Category: Communication in physics
Covering A-level Year 2 for the 2015 AQA specification, this Student Book combines the most comprehensive explanation with features that build skills in practical work, maths and evaluation. With a clear path of progress, it prepares students for the demands of A-level and beyond. AQA approved.
Author: Mary Jones,Lesley Higginbottom
Publisher: Collins Learning
Exam Board: AQA Level & Subject: A-level Biology First teaching: September 2015 First exams June 2017 This title has been approved by AQA.
Author: Mike Boyle
Publisher: Collins Learning
Exam Board: Edexcel Level: AS/A-level Subject: Biology First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: June 2016 Endorsed by Edexcel Supports Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE in Biology B (9BI0) specification Build investigative skills, test understanding and apply biological theory to topical examples with this Edexcel Year 1 Student Book - Supports all 16 required practicals with activities and questions to help students explain procedures, analyse data and evaluate results - Provides clear definitions, as well as explanations, of the meanings of all technical vocabulary needed for the new specification - Helps bring students up to speed with a summary of prior knowledge and diagnostic questions at the start of each chapter - Offers assessment guidance with Exam Practice Questions at the end of each chapter, graded by difficulty to support progression, along with Challenge Questions to stretch more able students - Mathematical skills throughout and a dedicated 'Maths in Biology' chapter explaining key concepts and methods - Develops understanding with free online access to Test yourself Answers and an Extended Glossary. Edexcel A level Biology Student Book 1 includes AS level
Author: Ed Lees,Martin Rowland,C. J. Clegg
Publisher: Hachette UK
Exam Board: AQA Level: AS/A-level Subject: Biology First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: June 2016 AQA Approved Develop students' experimental, analytical and evaluation skills with contemporary and topical biology examples, practical assessment guidance and differentiated end of topic questions, with this AQA Year 1 student book (includes AS-level). - Provides support for all 12 required practicals with plenty of activities and data analysis guidance - Develops understanding with engaging and contemporary examples to help students apply their knowledge, analyse data and evaluate findings - Gives detailed guidance and examples of method with a dedicated 'Maths in Biology' chapter and mathematical support throughout to consolidate learning - Offers regular opportunities to test understanding with Test Yourself Questions, Differentiated End of Topic Questions and Stretch and Challenge Questions - Supports exam preparation with synoptic questions, revision tips and skills - Develops understanding with free online access to 'Test yourself' answers and an extended glossary.
Author: Pauline Lowrie,Mark Smith
Publisher: Hachette UK
Category: Study Aids
"Was ist Mathematik?" lädt jeden ein, das Reich der Mathematik zu betreten, der neugierig genug ist, sich auf ein Abenteuer einzulassen. Das Buch richtet sich an Leser jeden Alters und jeder Vorbildung. Gymnasiallehrer erhalten eine Fülle von Beispielen, Studenten bietet es Orientierung, und Dozenten werden sich an den Feinheiten der Darstellung zweier Meister ihres Faches erfreuen.
Author: Richard Courant,Herbert Robbins
This introductory textbook is based on the premise that the foundation of good science is good data. The educational challenge addressed by this introductory textbook is how to present a sampling of the wide range of mathematical tools available for laboratory research to well-motivated students with a mathematical background limited to an introductory course in calculus.
Dynamics, Delays and Noise
Author: John Milton,Toru Ohira
Die Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung wird in der Schule oft nur beiläufig behandelt, dabei handelt es sich um ein besonders spannendes und alltagstaugliches Teilgebiet der Mathematik. Für alle, die über dieses Thema noch etwas mehr erfahren wollen oder müssen, erklärt Deborah Rumsey verständlich und mit Humor, was sie unbedingt wissen sollten. Egal ob Kontingenztabelle, zentraler Grenzwertsatz, Stichproben-, Binomial- oder Poissonverteilung, in diesem Buch lernen Sie, was es ist und wie Sie es anwenden. Zu jedem Kapitel finden Sie online eine Übungsaufgabe samt Lösung, um das Gelernte zu festigen. Auch Tipps zu praktischen Anwendungen - ob bei der Arbeit oder am Pokertisch - kommen nicht zu kurz. So finden Sie in diesem Buch alles, was Sie über Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung unbedingt wissen sollten.
Author: Deborah J. Rumsey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Auch die 7., völlig neu bearbeitete Auflage dient zum Lernen, Anwenden und Nachschlagen. Da statistische Programmpakete weit verbreitet sind, hat man sich in dieser Auflage mehr auf die Planung von Untersuchungen konzentriert. Darüber hinaus wurden zahlreiche Gebiete ausführlicher behandelt (z.B. Kombinatorik) und neue Methoden wie der Jonckheer-Test neu aufgenommen. Zahlreiche aktualisierte Zusammenhänge und Verweise sowie viele neue Übersichten, Tabellen und Beispiele runden dieses Buch ab.
Author: Lothar Sachs
Mathematics for Biological Scientists is a new undergraduate textbook which covers the mathematics necessary for biology students to understand, interpret and discuss biological questions. The book's twelve chapters are organized into four themes. The first theme covers the basic concepts of mathematics in biology, discussing the mathematics used in biological quantities, processes and structures. The second theme, calculus, extends the language of mathematics to describe change. The third theme is probability and statistics, where the uncertainty and variation encountered in real biological data is described. The fourth theme is explored briefly in the final chapter of the book, which is to show how the 'tools' developed in the first few chapters are used within biology to develop models of biological processes. Mathematics for Biological Scientists fully integrates mathematics and biology with the use of colour illustrations and photographs to provide an engaging and informative approach to the subject of mathematics and statistics within biological science.
Author: Mike Aitken,Bill Broadhurst,Stephen Hladky
Publisher: Garland Science
Covering A-level Year 2 for the 2015 AQA specification, this student book combines comprehensive explanation with features that build skills in practical work, maths and evaluation. With a clear path of progress, it prepares students for the demands of A-level and beyond.
Author: Mike Boyle
Publisher: Collins Educational
Numerical ability is an essential skill for everyone studying thebiological sciences but many students are frightened by the'perceived' difficulty of mathematics, and are nervous aboutapplying mathematical skills in their chosen field of study. Havingtaught introductory maths and statistics for many years, Alan Cannunderstands these challenges and just how invaluable an accessible,confidence building textbook could be to the fearful student.Unable to find a book pitched at the right level, that concentratedon why numerical skills are useful to biologists, he wrote his own.The result is Maths from Scratch for Biologists , a highlyinstructive, informal text that explains step by step how and whyyou need to tackle maths within the biological sciences. Features: * An accessible, jargon-busting approach to help readers masterbasic mathematical, statistical and data handling techniques inbiology * Numerous end of chapter problems to reinforce key concepts andencourage students to test their newly acquired skills throughpractise * A handy, time-saving glossary * A supplementary website with numerous problems and self-testexercises
Author: Alan J. Cann
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme is the first book to be written for doctors on the new UK Foundation Programme. It has been written by junior doctors with specific reference to the different style of training offered by the new changes in postgraduate education. It is the most useful book you can carry during the critical first two years after medical school. As you start your job it will guide you through your on-call emergencies, day-to-day ward life and specialty attachments whilst helping you adapt to your career, get the most out of your job andchoose a specialty. It contains the simple factual guidance you'd expect from an Oxford Handbook. The clinical sections are arranged by symptom and have a clear, step-by-step format for the emergency management of your patients. This book gives you the best questions to ask for the history, tells you what to look forin examination, and guides you to the correct diagnosis and treatment. This presentation-based approach ensures you can offer the best treatment for your patients, whose diagnoses often aren't clear at first. A practical, ward-based approach is taken for common on-call problems - including slidingscales, warfarin dosing, and falls. The specialty sections range from A and E to urology, highlighting the important differences in approach, with a succinct guide to the management of common specialist conditions. Also covered are practical procedures ranging from cannulation to chest drains, outlining indications, equipment and the actual procedure. Wherever possible, hints for success have been included. Interpretation of investigation results includes the ECG, CXR and blood tests, providing a quickreference scheme invaluable for years to come. The book ends with the common drug doses that all doctors should know, but sometimes need to double check. The Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme also contains a non-clinical section tackling issues from interview technique to tax assessment. It includes all relevant addresses and website references to help you find the information you need.
Author: Stephan Sanders,James Dawson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA