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Essentials of Biology / Edition 2
     

Essentials of Biology / Edition 2

by Sylvia Mader
 

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ISBN-10: 0077280091

ISBN-13: 9780077280093

Pub. Date: 01/07/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Mader/Windelspecht, Essentials of Biology, 5e

Essentials of Biology is an introductory biology text for non-major students that can be used in a one- or two-semester course. It was prepared to provide non-science majors with a fundamental understanding of the science of biology. The overall

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Mader/Windelspecht, Essentials of Biology, 5e

Essentials of Biology is an introductory biology text for non-major students that can be used in a one- or two-semester course. It was prepared to provide non-science majors with a fundamental understanding of the science of biology. The overall focus of this edition addresses the learning styles of modern students, and in the process, increases their understanding of the importance of science in their lives. It was prepared to engage today's students in the science of biology by providing a fundamental understanding of life. Digital resources and Connections boxes encourage the student to integrate scientific concepts into their lives. Essentials of Biology is fully integrated into McGraw-Hill’s adaptive learning and Connect platforms, and is associated with a number of online assets that allow instructors to use this text as a content foundation for traditional, online, hybrid and "flipped" classrooms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780077280093
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/07/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1 A View of Life

Part 1 The Cell

2 The Chemical Basis of Life

3 The Organic Molecules of Life

4 Inside the Cell

5 The Dynamic Cell

6 Energy for Life

7 Energy for Cells

Part 2 Genetics

8 Cellular Reproduction

9 Meiosis and the Genetic Basis of Sexual Reproduction

10 Patterns of Inheritance

11 DNA Biology and Technology

12 Biotechnology and Genomics

13 Genetic Counseling

Part 3 Evolution

14 Darwin and Evolution

15 Evolution on a Small Scale

16 Evolution on a Large Scale

Part 4 Diversity of Life

17 The Microorganisms: Viruses, Bacteria, and Protists

18 The Plants and Fungi

19 The Animals

Part 5 Plant Structure and Function

20 Plant Anatomy and Growth

21 Plant Responses and Reproduction

Part 6 Animal Structure and Function

22 Being Organized and Steady

23 The Transport Systems

24 The Maintenance Systems

25 Digestion and Human Nutrition

26 Defenses Against Disease

27 The Control Systems

28 Sensory Input and Motor Output

29 Reproduction and Embryonic Development

Part 7 Ecology

30 Ecology of Populations

31 Communities and Ecosystems

32 Human Impact on the Biosphere

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