Biology: Concepts & Connections with MasteringBiology / Edition 6

Biology: Concepts & Connections with MasteringBiology / Edition 6

by Neil A. Campbell, Jane B. Reece, Eric J. Simon, Martha R. Taylor
     
 

This #1 best-selling text in introductory biology combines the guiding principles of scientific accuracy, currency, and the power of text-art integration for teaching and learning biology.

Biology: Concepts & Connections, Sixth Edition continues to be the most accurate, current, and pedagogically effective

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This #1 best-selling text in introductory biology combines the guiding principles of scientific accuracy, currency, and the power of text-art integration for teaching and learning biology.

Biology: Concepts & Connections, Sixth Edition continues to be the most accurate, current, and pedagogically effective non-majors text on the market. This extensive revision builds upon the book’s best-selling success with exciting new and updated features. Key concept modules, seamlessly combining text and illustrations, help students keep the big picture in mind and pace their learning, while making it easy for professors to assign selected sections within a chapter. Also within the text, a variety of new chapter opening essays, Connection Modules, and new Evolution Connection Modules help students recognize and appreciate the connections between biology and the world they live in. BioFlix animations, available on the companion website and as part of the instructor resources, offer students unprecedented help in understanding important topics and help invigorate lectures, assignments, or online courses.

This text now includes access to MasteringBiology®. All resources previously found on mybiology are now located within the Study Area of MasteringBiology.

KEY TOPICS : THE LIFE OF THE CELL, The Chemical Basis of Life, The Molecules of Cells, A Tour of the Cell, The Working Cell, How Cells Harvest Chemical Energy, Photosynthesis: Using Light to Make Food, The Cellular Basis of Reproduction and Inheritance, Patterns of Inheritance, Molecular Biology of the Gene, How Genes Are Controlled, DNA Technology and Genomics, How Populations Evolve, The Origin of Species, Tracing Evolutionary History, The Origin and Evolution of Microbial Life: Prokaryotes and Protists, Plants, Fungi, and the Colonization of Land, The Evolution of Invertebrate Diversity,The Evolution of Vertebrate Diversity, Unifying Concepts of Animal Structure and Function, Nutrition and Digestion, Gas Exchange, Circulation, The Immune System, Control of Body Temperature and Water Balance, Hormones and the Endocrine System, Reproduction and Embryonic Development, Nervous Systems, The Senses, How Animals Move, Plant Structure, Reproduction, and Development, Plant Nutrition and Transport, Control Systems in Plants, The Biosphere: An Introduction to Earth's Diverse Environments, Behavioral Adaptations to the Environment, Population Ecology, Communities and Ecosystems, Conservation and Restoration Biology. For all readers interested in learning the basics of biology.

0321706943 / 9780321706942 Biology: Concepts & Connections with MasteringBiology™

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0321681770 / 9780321681775 MasteringBiology™ with Pearson eText Student Access Kit for Biology: Concepts and Connections (ME component)

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321742315
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
06/13/2010
Series:
MasteringBiology, Non-Majors Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
928
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. Biology: Exploring Life

I. THE LIFE OF THE CELL

2. The Chemical Basis of Life

3. The Molecules of Cells

4. A Tour of the Cell

5. The Working Cell

6. How Cells Harvest Chemical Energy

7. Photosynthesis: Using Light to Make Food

II. CELLULAR REPRODUCTION AND GENETICS

8. The Cellular Basis of Reproduction and Inheritance

9. Patterns of Inheritance

10. Molecular Biology of the Gene

11. How Genes Are Controlled

12. DNA Technology and Genomics

III. CONCEPTS OF EVOLUTION

13. How Populations Evolve

14. The Origin of Species

15. Tracing Evolutionary History

IV. THE EVOLUTION OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

16. The Origin and Evolution of Microbial Life: Prokaryotes and Protists

17. Plants, Fungi, and the Colonization of Land

18. The Evolution of Invertebrate Diversity

19. The Evolution of Vertebrate Diversity

V. ANIMALS: FORM AND FUNCTION

20. Unifying Concepts of Animal Structure and Function

21. Nutrition and Digestion

22. Gas Exchange

23. Circulation

24. The Immune System

25. Control of Body Temperature and Water Balance

26. Hormones and the Endocrine System

27. Reproduction and Embryonic Development

28. Nervous Systems

29. The Senses

30. How Animals Move

VI. PLANTS: FORM AND FUNCTION

31. Plant Structure, Reproduction, and Development

32. Plant Nutrition and Transport

33. Control Systems in Plants

VII. ECOLOGY

34. The Biosphere: An Introduction to Earth's Diverse Environments

35. Behavioral Adaptations to the Environment

36. Population Ecology

37. Communities and Ecosystems

38. Conservation Biology

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