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Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections with MasteringBiology / Edition 7

Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections with MasteringBiology / Edition 7

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by Jane B. Reece, Martha R. Taylor, Eric J. Simon, Jean L. Dickey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321696484

ISBN-13: 9780321696489

Pub. Date: 02/23/2011

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

Cutting edge information that connects biology to your life. Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections, Seventh Edition-Go Wild! Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections with MasteringBiologyr, Seventh Edition-always accurate, always current, and always the most pedagogically innovative non-majors biology text. This bestselling text has undergone an

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Cutting edge information that connects biology to your life. Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections, Seventh Edition-Go Wild! Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections with MasteringBiologyr, Seventh Edition-always accurate, always current, and always the most pedagogically innovative non-majors biology text. This bestselling text has undergone an extensive revision to make biology even more approachable with increased use of analogies, real world examples, and more conversational language. Using over 200 new MasteringBiology activities that were written by the dynamic author team, you will arrive for class prepared. The book and MasteringBiology together create the classroom experience that you imagined in your wildest dreams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321696489
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
02/23/2011
Series:
MasteringBiology, Non-Majors Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
928
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.30(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. Microbial Life: Prokaryotes and Protists

17. The Evolution of Plant and Fungal Diversity

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, Growth, and Reproduction

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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