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Compatible with any textbook, this manual provides 33 stimulating laboratory exercises for either human biology or introductory biology courses for non-majors in which the human organism is emphasized. The level of rigor, user-friendly language, and abundant illustrations make this manual ideal for students who have had little, if any, prior science laboratory experience. Orientation, The Microscope, The Cell, Chemistry of Cells, Enzymes, Diffusion and Osmosis, Photosynthesis, Cellular Respiration, Cell Division, Heredity, Molecular and Chromosomal Genetics, DNA Fingerprinting, Organization of the Human Body, Dissection of the Fetal Pig, Circulation of Blood, Blood, Gas Exchange, Digestion, Neural Control, Sensory Perception, Support and Movement, Excretion, Reproduction, Fertilization and Development, Prokaryotes, Protists, and Fungi, Plants, Structure of Flowering Plants, Simple Animals, Mollusks, Annelids, and Arthropods, Echinoderms and Chordates, Human Evolution, Ecological Relationships, Population Growth, Appendix A: Common Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words, Appendix B: Common Metric Units and Temperature, Appendix C: Oil Immersion Techniques, Appendix D: Classification of Organisms. Intended for those interested in learning the basics of human biology

About the Author

After earning his Ph.D. in Biology at the University of Southern California, Stanley Gunstream became the Co-Principal Investigator for USC’s Mosquito Research Project. Stan is now retired after 34 years with Pasadena City College, where he began as an Associate Professor of Life Sciences and progressed to the Chair of Life Sciences/Allied Health, Administrative Dean for Instruction, and Vice President for Instruction. Stan has also served part-time as a lecturer in Ecology and Entomology at Pasadena College and CSU-Los Angeles.

 

He is a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) as well as the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT). Stan is the author and co-author of seven anatomy & physiology and biology laboratory manuals, and one anatomy & physiology textbook. 

 

Table of Contents

I. CELL BIOLOGY

 1. Orientation

 2. The Microscope

 3. The Cell

 4. Chemistry of Cells

 5. Enzymes

 6. Diffusion and Osmosis

 7. Photosynthesis

 8. Cellular Respiration

 9. Cell Division

II. INHERITANCE

10. Heredity

11. Molecular and Chromosomal Genetics

12. DNA Fingerprinting

III. HUMAN BIOLOGY

13. Organization of the Human Body

14. Dissection of the Fetal Pig

15. Circulation of Blood

16. Blood

17. Gas Exchange

18. Digestion

19. Neural Control

20. Sensory Perception

21. Support and Movement

22. Excretion

23. Reproduction

24. Fertilization and Development

IV. ORGANISMIC DIVERSITY

25. Prokaryotes, Protists, and Fungi

26. Plants.

27. Structure of Flowering Plants.

28. Simple Animals

29. Mollusks, Annelids, and Arthropods

30. Echinoderms and Chordates

V. EVOLUTION AND ECOLOGY

31. Human Evolution

32. Ecological Relationships

33. Population Growth

Appendix A: Common Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words

Appendix B: Common Metric Units and Temperature Conversions

Appendix C: Oil Immersion Techniques

Appendix D: Classification of Organisms

Product Details

ISBN:
9780131560727
Author:
Gunstream, Stanley E.
Publisher:
Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Author:
Byers, Bruce E.
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
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Audesirk, Gerald
Author:
Audesirk, Teresa
Subject:
Human biology
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
Physiology
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Biology-General
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
July 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
10.9 x 8.4 x 0.9 in 1021 gr

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