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MYP Biology: a Concept Based Approach: Online Student Book

Build scientific confidence and drive conceptual connections

Author Andrew Allott and Author David Mindorff

Suitable for:  MYP Biology students ages 14-16

Price:  £38.99 +VAT

ISBN: 978-0-19-836999-8
Publication date: 08/06/2017
Digital Licence Key: 352 pages
Dimensions: 210x148mm

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Drive achievement in the MYP and strengthen scientific confidence. Equipping learners with the confident scientific understanding central to progression through the MYP Sciences, this text is fully matched to the Next Chapter curriculum. The inquiry-based structure immerses learners in a concept-based approach, strengthening performance.


  • Develop comprehensive scientific knowledge underpinned by rich conceptual awareness, equipping learners with the confidence to handle new ideas.
  • Fully integrate a concept-based approach with an inquiry-based structure that drives independent thinking.
  • Build flexibility interwoven global contexts enable big picture understanding and ensure students can apply learning to new areas.
  • Fully mapped to the Next Chapter curriculum and supports the Common Core.
  • Strengthen potential in the MYP eAssessment and prepare learners for IB Diploma.
  • The online Student Book will be available on Oxford Education Bookshelf until 2025. Access is facilitated via a unique code, which is sent in the mail. The code must be linked to an email address, creating a user account. Access may be transferred once to a new user, once the initial user no longer requires access. You will need to contact your local Educational Consultant to arrange this.

This page was last updated on 12 June 2021 at 19:30 GMT


  • I love the book. There are a few specific bits that I really appreciated in its capacity to build inquiring learners. The lab activities, while small, are designed for inquiry and not cookie-cutter-table-fillers. They really build on the idea that students should experience events that prompt questioning and the application of knowledge. They aren't the 10 page epics that I am used to and I appreciate that. In fact, I think that students will be able to get more out of this than the others. The units are built into wider topics such as transformation and energy, rather than content areas. This is an outstanding way to help students see the sciences as intertwined topics of study and not as discrete silos of information. As a teacher of DP Biology as well as MYP, it was great to see the vertical alignment to get students ready for success later on. - John Kish, Rufus King International School, WI, USA
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Table of Contents

Topics overview
1: Energy
2: Transformation
3: Form
4: Function
5: Movement

6: Interaction
7: Balance
8: Environment
9: Patterns
10: Consequences
11: Evidence
12: Models