BioInquiry: Making Connections in Biology / Edition 1

BioInquiry: Making Connections in Biology / Edition 1

by Nancy L. Pruitt, Larry S. Underwood, William Surver
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471192805

ISBN-13: 9780471192800

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Wiley

Welcome to the fascinating world of biology. Learning about living things is like piecing together a complex puzzle. BioInquiry: Making Connections in Biology, a National Science Foundation-supported project (DUE #97-52454), was designed to help you assemble these pieces, to see their connections, and to reveal the beautiful and compelling pictures they create.…  See more details below

Overview

Welcome to the fascinating world of biology. Learning about living things is like piecing together a complex puzzle. BioInquiry: Making Connections in Biology, a National Science Foundation-supported project (DUE #97-52454), was designed to help you assemble these pieces, to see their connections, and to reveal the beautiful and compelling pictures they create. The text, CD, and web site were developed together from the start to create an engaging, active learning experience. You'll take a virtual tour of the cell, travel with Darwin to the Gal?pagos Islands, transcribe DNA, perform powerful experiments, and link to the latest biological research on web sites around the world. You'll experience for yourself the profound biological discoveries that forever changed the way we think about life. Enjoy your explorations!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471192800
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.78(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Biology: What Is Life?

Evolution: Why Are There So Many Living Things?

Mendelian Genetics: How Are Traits Inherited?

Cells: What Are the Building Blocks of Life?

DNA: Where Are Genes Found?

Molecular Biology: What Is DNA and How Does It Work?

Population Genetics: How Do Genes Move Through Time?

Biodiversity: How Diverse Is Life?

Bioenergetics: How Do Organisms Acquire and Use Energy?

Animal Physiology: How Do Organisms Respond to Change?

Human Physiology: How Does the Human Body Work?

Plant Form and Function: How Do Plants Live in the World?

Behavior: How Do Animals Interact with Other Animals?

Population Ecology: How Do Organisms Interact to Form Populations?

Ecology: How Do Organisms Interact with Their Environments?

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