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The Living World is often considered a student favorite. George Johnson has written this non-majors textbook from the ground up to be an engaging and accessible learning tool with an emphasis on "how things work and why things happen the way they do". The Living World focuses on concepts rather than terminology and technical information, and features a straightforward, clear writing style and a wide variety of media assets to enhance the content of the textbook.

The integration of text and the digital world are now complete with McGraw-Hill's ConnectPlus and LearnSmart.

About the Author

George B. Johnson, Ph.D., is a professor of biology at Washington University in St. Louis and a professor of genetics at the university's School of Medicine. He is a prolific author of life science texts and curriculum products in a variety of media. New to his list of works are the Explorations of Human Biology CD-ROM and the textbook Human Biology, both offered by Wm. C. Brown Publishers. Johnson is acknowledged as an authority on population genetics and evolution variability, and he has published more than 50 research papers dealing with these and related topics. Visitors to the St. Louis Zoo can appreciate Johnson's work in the Living World, the educational center of which he is the founding director.

Table of Contents

Unit 1 The Study of Life

Chapter 0 Studying Biology

Chapter 1 The Science of Biology

Unit 2 The Living Cell

Chapter 2 The Chemistry of Life

Chapter 3 Molecules of Life

Chapter 4 Cells

Chapter 5 Energy and Life

Chapter 6 Photosynthesis: Acquiring Energy from the Sun

Chapter 7 How Cells Harvest Energy from Food

Unit 3 The Continuity of Life

Chapter 8 Mitosis

Chapter 9 Meiosis

Chapter 10 Foundations of Genetics

Chapter 11 DNA: The Genetic Material

Chapter 12 How Genes Work

Chapter 13 The New Biology

Unit 4 The Evolution and Diversity of Life

Chapter 14 Evolution and Natural Selection

Chapter 15 How We Name Living Things

Chapter 16 The First Single-Celled Creatures

Chapter 17 Advent of the Eukaryotes

Chapter 18 Fungi Invade the Land

Unit 5 Evolution of Animal Life

Chapter 19 Evolution of the Animal Phyla

Chapter 20 History of the Vertebrates

Chapter 21 How Humans Evolved

Unit 6 Animal Life

Chapter 22 The Animal Body and How It Moves

Chapter 23 Circulation

Chapter 24 Respiration

Chapter 25 The Path of Food Through the Animal Body

Chapter 26 Maintaining the Internal Environment

Chapter 27 How the Animal Body Defends Itself

Chapter 28 The Nervous System

Chapter 29 The Senses

Chapter 30 Chemical Signaling Within the Animal Body

Chapter 31 Reproduction and Development

Unit 7 Plant Life

Chapter 32 Evolution of Plants

Chapter 33 Plant Form and Function

Chapter 34 Plant Reproduction and Growth

Unit 8 The Living Environment

Chapter 35 Populations and Communities

Chapter 36 Ecosystems

Chapter 37 Behavior and the Environment

Chapter 38 Human Influences on the Living World

Product Details

ISBN:
9780078024177
Author:
Johnson, George B.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
Author:
Johnson, George
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Biology-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20110128
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
896
Dimensions:
10.875 x 9.000 in

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