Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections / Edition 7

Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections / Edition 7

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

Cutting edge information that connects biology to students’ lives. Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections, Seventh Edition–Go Wild!

Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections, Seventh Edition–always accurate, always current, and always the most pedagogically innovative non-majors biology

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Cutting edge information that connects biology to students’ lives. Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections, Seventh Edition–Go Wild!

Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections, 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, your students arrive for class prepared. The book and MasteringBiology together create the classroom experience that you imagined in your wildest dreams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321696816
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
02/18/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
928
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 11.00(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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