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Biology the Easy Way 3RD Edition

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Publisher Comments:

Known for many years as Barron's Easy Way Series, the new editions of these popular self-teaching titles are now Barron's E-Z Series. Brand-new cover designs reflect all new page layouts, which feature extensive two-color treatment, a fresh, modern typeface, and more graphic material than ever-- charts, graphs, diagrams, instructive line illustrations, and where appropriate, amusing cartoons. Meanwhile, the quality of the books' contents remains at least as high as ever. Barron's E-Z books are self-help manuals focused to improve students' grades in a wide variety of academic and practical subjects. For most subjects, the level of difficulty ranges between high school and college-101 standards. Although primarily designed as self-teaching manuals, these books are also preferred by many teachers as classroom supplements--and for some courses, as main textbooks. E-Z books review their subjects in detail, and feature both short quizzes and longer tests with answers to help students gauge their learning progress. Subject heads and key phrases are set in a second color as an easy reference aid. Topics covered in Barron's E-Z Biology include the cell, bacteria and viruses, fungi, plants, invertebrates, chordates, Homo Sapiens, heredity, genetics and biotechnology, evolution, and ecology.

Synopsis:

(back cover )

Biology makes sense when you approach it the E-Z way! Open this book for a clear, concise, step-by-step review of:

  • The cell
  • Bacteria and viruses
  • Fungi
  • Plants
  • Invertebrates
  • Homo sapiens
  • Heredity and genetics
  • Biotechnology
  • Evolution
  • Ecology

    Measure your progress as you learn biology:

  • Incorporate biological vocabulary through word-study connections in each chapter
  • Take the multiple format practice tests with answers in each chapter

    And discover that learning biology can be E-Z!

  • Synopsis:

    This updated edition reviews fundamentals of biology on a high school and college-101 level. It summarizes latest concepts and research in modern biology. Topics covered include the cell, bacteria and viruses, fungi, plants, invertebrates, chordates, Homo Sapiens, heredity, genetics and biotechnology, evolution, ecology, and much more. Questions and answers for review and self-testing are included.

    Table of Contents

      Preface

      How to Use This Book

    • Biology: The Science of Life

    • Characteristics of Life

    • The Cell: Basic Unit of Life

    • The Chemistry of Life

    • The Basic Chemistry of Cells

    • Bacteria and Viruses

    • The Protist Kingdom: Protozoa, Fungus-Like Protists, and Plant-Like Protists

    • The Fungi

    • The Green Plants

    • Invertebrates: Sponges to Mollusks

    • Invertebrates: The Arthropoda

    • Deuterostomes, Chordates,

      Mammals

    • Homo sapiens: A Special

      Vertebrate

    • Nutrition: Eating for Health

    • Diseases of Homo sapiens and the Immune System

    • Heredity and Genetics

    • Principles of Evolution

    • Ecology

      Appendix A--English/Metric Conversions

      Appendix B--Terms, Units, and Measurements Used in

      Microscopy

      Index

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780764113581
    Author:
    Edwards, Gabrielle I.
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series
    Author:
    Pfirrmann, Cynthia
    Location:
    Hauppauge, NY
    Subject:
    Biology
    Subject:
    Life Sciences - Biology - General
    Subject:
    Study & Teaching
    Subject:
    Study Aid; Biology
    Subject:
    Study Aid
    Copyright:
    Edition Number:
    3
    Edition Description:
    Trade paper
    Series:
    Barron's Easy Way
    Series Volume:
    no. 7
    Publication Date:
    20001101
    Binding:
    Paperback
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Yes
    Pages:
    370
    Dimensions:
    10.0000 x 7.8125 in 32.8 oz

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    "Synopsis" by , (back cover )

    Biology makes sense when you approach it the E-Z way! Open this book for a clear, concise, step-by-step review of:

  • The cell
  • Bacteria and viruses
  • Fungi
  • Plants
  • Invertebrates
  • Homo sapiens
  • Heredity and genetics
  • Biotechnology
  • Evolution
  • Ecology

    Measure your progress as you learn biology:

  • Incorporate biological vocabulary through word-study connections in each chapter
  • Take the multiple format practice tests with answers in each chapter

    And discover that learning biology can be E-Z!

  • "Synopsis" by , This updated edition reviews fundamentals of biology on a high school and college-101 level. It summarizes latest concepts and research in modern biology. Topics covered include the cell, bacteria and viruses, fungi, plants, invertebrates, chordates, Homo Sapiens, heredity, genetics and biotechnology, evolution, ecology, and much more. Questions and answers for review and self-testing are included.
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