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Mr. Barlow discusses the VCE Biology course content. Each episode covers a discreet topic and lasts for around 5 to 20 minutes. Great to listen to a few episodes before a test and concise enough to listen to an entire semester before an exam. Episode 1 to 12 covers Unit 1. Episode 13 to 23 covers Unit 2. Episode 24 to 31 covers Unit 3. Episode 32 to 39 covers Unit 4. *** Don't forget to Download the ‘Unit 1 Biology‘, ‘Unit 2 Biology‘, ‘Unit 3 Biology‘ and ‘Unit 4 Biology‘ iPhone/iPod Touch apps on the iTunes App Store. ***

Mr. Barlow discusses the VCE Biology course content. Each episode covers a discreet topic and lasts for around 5 to 20 minutes. Great to listen to a few episodes before a test and concise enough to listen to an entire semester before an exam. Episode 1 to 12 covers Unit 1. Episode 13 to 23 covers Unit 2. Episode 24 to 31 covers Unit 3. Episode 32 to 39 covers Unit 4. *** Don't forget to Download the ‘Unit 1 Biology‘, ‘Unit 2 Biology‘, ‘Unit 3 Biology‘ and ‘Unit 4 Biology‘ iPhone/iPod Touch apps on the iTunes App Store. ***
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United States

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Mr. Barlow discusses the VCE Biology course content. Each episode covers a discreet topic and lasts for around 5 to 20 minutes. Great to listen to a few episodes before a test and concise enough to listen to an entire semester before an exam. Episode 1 to 12 covers Unit 1. Episode 13 to 23 covers Unit 2. Episode 24 to 31 covers Unit 3. Episode 32 to 39 covers Unit 4. *** Don't forget to Download the ‘Unit 1 Biology‘, ‘Unit 2 Biology‘, ‘Unit 3 Biology‘ and ‘Unit 4 Biology‘ iPhone/iPod Touch apps on the iTunes App Store. ***

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English


Episodes

Ep39 - Altering Evolution (Unit 4)

2/22/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 39 covers part of Unit 4, Area of Study 2. This episode covers the way that humans are intervening in evolution including some of the technologies that are used to alter natural evolution and reproduction.

Ep38 - Hominin history (Unit 4)

2/22/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 38 covers part of Unit 4, Area of Study 2. This episode is about the evolution of Homo sapiens.

Ep37 - Evolution (Unit 4)

2/22/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 37 covers part of Unit 4, Area of Study 2. This episode is about evolution. It covers the evidence that supports evolutionary theory as well as the various patterns of evolution.

Ep36 - Population Genetics (Unit 4)

2/22/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 36 covers part of Unit 4, Area of Study 2. This episode covers population genetics including the variations seen in populations of organisms as well as why the genetic makeup of a species can change over time.

Ep35 - Genetic Technologies (Unit 4)

2/22/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 35 covers part of Unit 4, Area of Study 1. This episode covers some of the tools geneticists use in their work as well as the uses of some DNA technologies.

Ep34 - Gene Function (Unit 4)

2/22/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 34 covers part of Unit 4, Area of Study 1. This episode covers the way that genes work including their transcription and translation, as well as the way that some genes can be regulated.

Ep33 - DNA Structure (Unit 4)

2/22/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 33 covers part of Unit 4, Area of Study 1. This episode covers the structure of DNA and the genetic code it contains, as well as information on genes and genomics.

Ep32 - Alleles and Inheritance (Unit 4)

2/22/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 32 covers part of Unit 4, Area of Study 1. This episode covers genes, chromosomes, alleles, genotypes, genetic inheritance, and pedigrees.

Ep31 - Immunology (Unit 3)

2/22/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 31 covers part of Unit 3, Area of Study 2. This episode covers immunity and the way the immune system works in both specific and non-specific immunity.

Ep30 - Pathogens and Disease (Unit 3)

2/22/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 30 covers part of Unit 3, Area of Study 2. This episode covers pathogens and the way that they can cause infection and disease within the body.

Ep29 - The Nervous System (Unit 3)

2/22/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 29 covers part of Unit 3, Area of Study 2. This episode covers the way the nervous system helps coordinate and regulate organisms.

Ep28 - The Endocrine System (Unit 3)

2/22/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 28 covers part of Unit 3, Area of Study 2. This episode covers the endocrine system and how this system helps organisms coordinate and regulate the way they function by using hormones.

Ep27 - Uses of Molecular Biology (Unit 3)

2/20/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 27 covers part of Unit 3, Area of Study 1. This episode explains some of the ways that molecular biology is used in medicine. In particular, things like prenatal diagnosis, gene therapy and vaccine design are discussed.

Ep26 - Biochemical reactions (Unit 3)

2/20/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 26 covers part of Unit 3, Area of Study 1. This episode explains some of the biochemical processes in cells. In particular, the action of enzymes and two key biochemical reactions, photosynthesis and cellular respiration.

Ep25 - Cell Structure (Unit 3)

2/20/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 25 covers part of Unit 3, Area of Study 1. This episode covers cell structure. In particular, the structure and function of the plasma membrane and various organelles.

Ep24 - Biomolecules (Unit 3)

2/20/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 24 covers part of Unit 3, Area of Study 1. This episode covers biomolecules such as carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids; as well as the chemical substance that is essential for the survival of life - water.

Ep23 - Ecosystems can change (Unit 2)

2/20/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 23 covers part of Unit 2, Area of Study 2. This episode covers the way ecosystems change over time.

Ep22 - Population change (Unit 2)

2/19/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 22 covers part of Unit 2, Area of Study 2. This episode covers population dynamics.

Ep21 - Energy and Matter (Unit 2)

2/18/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 21 covers part of Unit 2, Area of Study 2. This episode covers the way that energy and matter move within an ecosystem.

Ep20 - Feeding relationships (Unit 2)

2/16/2012
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VCE Biology podcast episode 20 covers part of Unit 2, Area of Study 2. This episode is about the way organisms interact with each other and includes information on food chains and food webs.