Explorations in Basic Biology / Edition 9

Explorations in Basic Biology / Edition 9

by Stanley Gunstream
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130930318

ISBN-13: 9780130930316

Pub. Date: 08/01/2001

Publisher: Pearson Education

This self-contained laboratory book provides thorough background information and clear directions for conducting experiments and activities. Readers not only learn basic biological concepts but also gain experience using the scientific method. Includes 41 self-contained exercises and over 250 figures. Exercises cover the following areas:

Overview

This self-contained laboratory book provides thorough background information and clear directions for conducting experiments and activities. Readers not only learn basic biological concepts but also gain experience using the scientific method. Includes 41 self-contained exercises and over 250 figures. Exercises cover the following areas: enzymes, photosynthesis, cell division, fungi, terrestrial plants, blood and circulation, digestion, the skeletal system, heredity, DNA fingerprinting, and evolution to name a few. For those who are interested in introductory biology and want to gain hands-on experience conducting experiments covering basic biological concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130930316
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
08/01/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Fundamentals

Exercise 1: Orientation

Exercise 2: The Microscope

Part II: Cell Biology

Exercise 3: The Cell

Exercise 4: Chemical Aspects

Exercise 5: Diffusion and Osmosis

Exercise 6: Enzymes

Exercise 7: Photosynthesis

Exercise 8: Cellular Respiration and Fermentation

Exercise 9: Cell Division

Part III: Diversity of Organisms

Exercise 10: Prokaryotes and Protists

Exercise 11: Green, Brown and Red Algae

Exercise 12: Fungi

Exercise 13: Terrestrial Plants

Exercise 14: Simple Animals

Exercise 15: Mollusks, Segmented Worms and Arthropods

Exercise 16: Echinoderms and Chordates

Part IV: Animal Biology

Exercise 17: Dissection of the Frog

Exercise 18: Dissection of the Fetal Pig

Exercise 19: Blood and Circulation

Exercise 20: Gas Exchange

Exercise 21: Digestion

Exercise 22: Excretion

Exercise 23: Neural Control

Exercise 24: Sensory Perception in Humans

Exercise 25: Chemical Control in Animals

Exercise 26: The Skeletal System

Exercise 27: Muscles and Movement

Exercise 28: Reproduction in Vertebrates

Exercise 29: Fertilization and Development

Exercise 30: Early Embryology of the Chick

Exercise 31: Structure of Flowering Plants

Exercise 32: Transport in Plants

Exercise 33: Chemical Control in Plants

Exercise 34: Heredity

Exercise 35: Molecular and Chromosomal Genetics

Exercise 36: DNA Fingerprinting

Exercise 37: Evolution

Exercise 38: Evolutionary Mechanisms

Exercise 39: Ecological Relationships

Exercise 40: Population Growth

Exercise 41: Animal Behavior

Appendix A. Common Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words

Appendix B. Common Metric Units and Temperature Conversions

Appendix C. Oil-Immersion Technique

Appendix D. Classification of Organisms

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