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Biology, Study Guide: Exploring Life

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This lively, richly illustrated text makes biology relevant and appealing, revealing it as a dynamic process of exploration and discovery. Portrays biologists as they really are—human beings—with motivations, misfortunes and mishaps much like everyone has. Encourages students to think critically, solve problems, apply biological principles to everyday life.

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

BIOLOGY: THE STUDY OF LIFE.

Biology: Exploring Life.

CHEMICAL AND CELLULAR FOUNDATIONS OF LIFE.

Cell Structure and Function.

Processing Energy: Fermentation and Respiration.

Cell Division: Meiosis.

THE GENETIC BASIS OF LIFE.

Orchestrating Gene Expression.

Human Genetics: Past, Present, and Future.

FORM AND FUNCTION OF PLANT LIFE.

The Living Plant: Circulation and Transport.

How Plants Grow and Develop.

FORM AND FUNCTION OF ANIMAL LIFE.

Coordinating the Organism: The Role of the Nervous System.

Coordinating the Organism: The Role of the Endocrine System.

Gas Exchange: The Respiratory System.

Generating Offspring: The Reproductive System.

EVOLUTION.

Mechanisms of Evolution.

The Origin and History of Life.

THE KINGDOMS OF LIFE: DIVERSITY AND CLASSIFICATION.

The Protist and Fungus Kingdoms.

ECOLOGY AND ANIMAL BEHAVIOR.

Ecosystems and Communities.

Population Ecology.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471595854
Subtitle:
Exploring Life
Author:
Brum, Gil
Author:
McKane, Larry
Author:
Karp, Gerald
Author:
Brum, Gil D.
Publisher:
Wiley
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
General Biology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Publication Date:
19931028
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
10.91x8.51x.83 in. 1.80 lbs.

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