Biology: Life on Earth with Physiology Plus MasteringBiology with eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 10

Biology: Life on Earth with Physiology Plus MasteringBiology with eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 10

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Biology: Life on Earth with Physiology, Tenth Edition continues this book’s tradition of engaging non-majors biology students with real-world applications and inquiry-based pedagogy that fosters a lifetime of discovery and scientific literacy.

Biology: Life on Earth with Physiology, Tenth Edition maintains the friendly writing style the book is known for and continues to incorporate true and relevant stories in every chapter in the form of the Case Study, Case Study Continued, and Case Study Revisited features. New to the Tenth Edition are Learning Goals and Check Your Learning, both of which help students to assess their understanding of the core concepts in biology. This new edition includes an increased focus on health science: Health Watch essays are included throughout units, and more anatomy & physiology content has been incorporated into the main narrative. Several of the popular, inquiry-based features, including Consider This and Have You Ever Wondered?, are new or refreshed. With this Tenth Edition, the authors continue to emphasize application with new or revised essays in Earth Watch, Science in Action, In Greater Depth, and Links to Everyday Life features.

For courses not covering plant and animal anatomy & physiology, an alternate version– Biology: Life on Earth, Tenth Edition–is also available.

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ISBN-13:
9780321794031
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
01/30/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1024
Sales rank:
688,846
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Life on Earth

I. THE LIFE OF THE CELL

2. Atoms, Molecules, and Life

3. Biological Molecules

4. Cell Structure and Function

5. Cell Membrane Structure and Function

6. Energy Flow in the Life of a Cell

7. Capturing Solar Energy: Photosynthesis

8. Harvesting Energy: Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration

II. INHERITANCE

9. The Continuity of Life: Cellular Reproduction

10. Patterns of Inheritance

11. DNA: The Molecule of Heredity

12. Gene Expression and Regulation

13. Biotechnology

III. EVOLUTION AND DIVERSITY OF LIFE

14. Principles of Evolution

15. How Populations Evolve

16. The Origin of Species

17. The History of Life

18. Systematics: Seeking Order Amid Diversity

19. The Diversity of Prokaryotes and Viruses

20. The Diversity of Protists

21. The Diversity of Plants

22. The Diversity of Fungi

23. Animal Diversity I: Invertebrates

24. Animal Diversity II: Vertebrates

IV. BEHAVIOR AND ECOLOGY

25. Animal Behavior

26. Population Growth and Regulation

27. Community Interactions

28. Energy Flow and Nutrient Cycling in Ecosystems

29. Earth’s Diverse Ecosystems

30. Conserving Earth’s Biodiversity

V. ANIMAL ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

31. Homeostasis and the Organization of the Animal Body

32. Circulation

33. Respiration

34. Nutrition and Digestion

35. The Urinary System

36. Defense Against Disease

37. Chemical Control of the Animal Body: The Endocrine System

38. The Nervous System

39. The Senses

40. Action and Support: The Muscles and Skeleton

41. Animal Reproduction

42. Animal Development

VI. PLANT ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

43. Plant Anatomy and Nutrient Transport

44. Plant Reproduction and Development

45. Plant Responses to the Environment

Biology Life on Earth, Tenth Edition includes Chapters 1–30

Biology Life on Earth with Physiology, Tenth Edition includes Chapters 1–45

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