Concepts in Biology / Edition 13

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Overview

The exercises comprising this laboratory manual are intended to supplement the text Concepts in Biology,but they can be used with any introductory-level biology text. Laboratory exercises begin with a list of safety issues that your students need to be aware of. These items identify caustic chemicals,equipment that needs special care or handling,and health or safety hazards a careless student may encounter.

We suggest that students use the laboratory manual as a workbook and record data and answers to questions in the spaces provided. The laboratory gives students the opportunity to "get their hands in biology". They go beyond reading and studying and actually enter into the process of doing science.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077229962
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 1/16/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 13
  • Pages: 704
  • Sales rank: 395,395
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Retired from teaching at Delta College summer/2000.

Eldon has over 30 years teaching experience in biology, zoology, and environmental science. Eldon has been a Fullbright Exchange Teacher in Australia and Scotland, received the Bergstein Award for Teaching Excellence at Delta College, and participated in an Earthwatch Research Program in Costa Rica. In addition to the environmental science text, Eldon is co-author of the very successful CONCEPTS IN BIOLOGY, general biology text with WCB.

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Table of Contents


Concepts in Biology, 12th edition
Part I Introduction
1 What is Biology?
Part II Cornerstones: Chemistry, Cells, and Metabolism
2 The Basics of Life: Chemistry
3 Organic Molecules-The Molecules of Life
4 Cell Structure and Function
5 Enzymes, Coenzymes, and Energy
6 Biochemical Pathways-Cellular Respiration
7 Biochemical Pathways-Photosynthesis
Part III Molecular Biology, Cell Division and Genetics
8 DNA and RNA: The Molecular Basis of Heredity
9 Cell Division
10 Patterns of Inheritance
11 Applications of Biotechnology
Part IV Evolution and Ecology
12 Diversity within Species and Population Genetics
13 Evolution and Natural Selection
14 The Formation of Species and Evolutionary Change
15 Ecosystem Dynamics: The Flow of Energy and Matter
16 Community Interactions
17 Population Ecology
18 Evolutionary and Ecological Aspects of Behavior
Part V The Origin and Classification of Life
19 The Origin of Life and Evolution of Cells
20 The Classification and Evolution of Organisms
21 The Nature of Microorganisms
22 The Plant Kingdom
23 The Animal Kingdom
Part VI Physiological Processes
24 Materials Exchange in the Body
25 Nutrition: Food and Diet
26 The Body's Control Mechanisms and Immunity
27 Human Reproduction, Sex, and Sexuality

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