SAT II: Biology E/M (Rea) -- The Best Test Prep for the SAT II by Staff of Research Education Association,The Staff of Rea Delete,Judith A. Stone

SAT II: Biology E/M (Rea) -- The Best Test Prep for the SAT II

by Staff of Research Education Association, The Staff of Rea Delete, Judith A. Stone

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Master the SAT II Biology E/M Subject Test and score higher... Our test experts show you the right way to prepare for this important college exam. REA's SAT II Biology E/M test prep covers all biology topics to appear on the actual exam including in-depth coverage of cell processes, genetics, fungi, plants, animals, human biological functions, and more. The book features 6 full-length practice SAT II Biology E/M exams. Each practice exam question is fully explained to help you better understand the subject material. Use the book's glossary for speedy look-ups and smarter searches.
Follow up your study with REA's proven test-taking strategies, powerhouse drills and study schedule that get you ready for test day.
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- Comprehensive review of every biology topic to appear on the SAT II subject test
- Flexible study schedule tailored to your needs
- Packed with proven test tips, strategies and advice to help you master the test
- 6 full-length practice SAT II Biology E/M Subject tests. Each test question is answered in complete detail with easy-to-follow, easy-to-grasp explanations.
- The book's glossary allows for quicker, smarter searches of the information you need most
TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION: PREPARING FOR THE SAT II: BIOLOGY E/M SUBJECT TEST
About the SAT II: Biology E/M
Format of the SAT II: Biology E/M
About this Book
How to Use this Book
Test-Taking Tips
Study Schedule
Scoring the SAT II: Biology E/M
Scoring Worksheet
The Day of the Test
CHAPTER 1 - CHEMISTRY OF LIFE
General Chemistry
Definitions
Chemical Bonds
Acids and Bases
Chemical Changes
Laws of Thermodynamics
OrganicChemistry
Biochemical Pathways
Photosynthesis
Cellular Respiration
ATP and NAD
The Respiratory Chain (Electron Transport System)
Anaerobic Pathways
Molecular Genetics
DNA: The Basic Substance of Genes
CHAPTER 2 - THE CELL
Cell Structure and Function
Prokaryotic Cells
Eukaryotic Cells
Exchange of Materials Between Cell and Environment
Cellular Division
Equipment and Techniques
Units of Measurement
Microscopes
CHAPTER 3 - GENETICS: THE SCIENCE OF HEREDITY
Mendelian Genetics
Definitions
Laws of Genetics
Patterns of Inheritance, Chromosomes, Genes, and Alleles
The Chromosome Principle of Inheritance
Genes and the Environment
Improving the Species
Sex Chromosomes
Sex-linked Characteristics
Inheritance of Defects
Modern Genetics
How Living Things are Classified
CHAPTER 4 - A SURVEY OF BACTERIA, PROTISTS, AND FUNGI
Diversity and Characteristics of the Monera Kingdom
Archaebacteria
Eubacteria
The Kingdom Protista
The Kingdom Fungi
CHAPTER 5 - A SURVEY OF PLANTS
Diversity, Classification, and Phylogeny of the Plant Kingdom
Adaptations to Land
The Life Cycle (Life History): Alternation of Generations in Plants
Anatomy, Morphology, and Physiology of Vascular Plants
Transport of Food in Vascular Plants
Plant Tissues
Reproduction and Growth in Seed Plants
Photosynthesis
Plant Hormones: Types, Functions, Effects on Plant Growth
Environmental Influences on Plants and Plant Responses to Stimuli
CHAPTER 6 - ANIMAL TAXONOMY AND TISSUES
Diversity, Classification, and Phylogeny
Survey of Acoelomate, Pseudocoelomate, Protostome, and Deuterostome Phyla
Structure and Function of Tissues, Organs, and Systems
Animal Tissues
Nerve Tissue
Blood
Epithelial Tissue
Connective (Supporting) Tissue
CHAPTER 7 - DIGESTION/NUTRITION
The Human Digestive System
Ingestion and Digestion
Digestive System Disorders
Human Nutrition
Carbohydrates
Fats
Proteins
Vitamins
CHAPTER 8 - RESPIRATION AND CIRCULATION
Respiration in Humans
Breathing
Lung Disorders
Respiration in Other Organisms
Circulation in Humans
Blood
Lymph
Circulation of Blood
Transport Mechanisms in Other Organisms
CHAPTER 9 - THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
The Human Endocrine System
Thyroid Gland
Parathyroid Gland
Pituitary Gland
Pancreas
Adrenal Glands
Pineal Gland
Thymus Gland
Sex Glands
Hormones of the Alimentary Canal
Disorders of the Endocrine System
The Endocrine System in Other Organisms
CHAPTER 10 - THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
The Nervous System
Neurons
Nerve Impulse
Synapse
Reflex Arc
The Human Nervous System
The Central Nervous System
The Peripheral Nervous System
Some Problems of the Human Nervous System
Relationship Between the Nervous System and the Endocrine System
The Nervous Systems In Other Organisms
CHAPTER 11 - SENSING THE ENVIRONMENT
Components of Nervous Coordination
Photoreceptors
Vision Defects
Chemoreceptors
Mechanoreceptors
Receptors in Other Organisms
CHAPTER 12 - THE EXCRETORY SYSTEM
Excretion in Humans
Skin
Lungs
Liver
Urinary System
Excretory System Problems
Excretion in Other Organisms
CHAPTER 13 - THE SKELETAL SYSTEM
The Skeletal System
Functions
Growth andDevelopment
Axial Skeleton
Appendicular Skeleton
Articulations (Joints)
The Skeletal Muscles
Functions
Structure of a Skeletal Muscle
Mechanism of a Muscle Contraction
CHAPTER 14- HUMAN PATHOLOGY
Diseases of Humans
How Pathogens Cause Disease
Host Defense Mechanisms
Diseases Caused by Microbes
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Diseases Caused by Worms
Other Diseases
CHAPTER 15 - REPRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT
Reproduction
Reproduction in Humans
Development
Stages of Embryonic Development
Reproduction and Development in Other Organisms
CHAPTER 16 - EVOLUTION
The Origin of Life
Evidence for Evolution
Historical Development of the Theory of Evolution
The Five Principles of Evolution
Mechanisms of Evolution
Mechanisms of Speciation
Evolutionary Patterns
How Living Things Have Changed

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ISBN-10: 0878911782

ISBN-13: 9780878911783

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