Success Guides Standard Grade Biology

By Hannah Kingston, Denyse Kozub, George Milne

Leckie & Leckie

4 stars out of 5 stars

This is another contribution to the growing collection of revision summaries presented in a colourful, punchy style.

The syllabus coverage is good, though the distinction between general and credit material could be clearer. There are a few practice questions and answers at the end, though the 'Quick Test' section on each page is likely to prove more useful. The text is clear and incorporates features such as 'Top Tips' and highlighting of key words and phrases. The illustrations are simple and clear.

This reminded me of a good student's revision notes and will appeal to those who like their revision material packaged in this form. A small, unrepresentative sample of students thought this was eye-catching, easy to understand and useful.

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Publisher:Leckie & Leckie

Review date:

November 2009
Reviewer:Douglas MacDonald(Biology tutor in Edinburgh)