INQUIRY INTO LIFE w/CONNECT PLUS / Edition 13

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Overview

Basic biological concepts and processes with a human emphasis.

From the unique delivery of biology content, to the time tested art program, to the complete integration of the text with technology, Dr. Sylvia Mader has formed a teaching system that will both motivate and enable your students to understand and appreciate the wonders of all areas of biology.

Inquiry into Life, 13/e emphasizes the application of all areas of biology to knowledge of human concerns, what the students are able to relate to. This distinctive text was developed to stand apart from all other non-majors texts with a unique approach, unparalleled art, and a straightforward, succinct writing style that has been acclaimed by both users and reviewers.

Connect Plus ConnectPlus This version of Connect includes the full textbook as an integrated, dynamic ebook. ConnectPlus provides all of the Connect features plus the following: • An integrated, printable ebook, allowing for anytime, anywhere access to the textbook. • Dynamic links between the problems or questions you assign to your students and the location in the ebook where those problems or questions are covered. • You can assign fully integrated, self-study questions. • Pagination that exactly matches the printed text, allowing students to rely on ConnectPlus as the complete resource for your course. • Embedded media, including animations and videos. • Customize the text for your students by adding and sharing your own notes and highlights.

LearnSmart - Bright futures begin with a smarter way to learn.

LearnSmart monitors students' learning styles as it teaches and adapts instantly based on their performance. Measure-Assess and monitor students levels. Adapt-Provide interactive assessments based on strengths & weaknesses. Empower-Map out a personalized plan for successful learning. Proof: LearnSmart diagnoses students’ skill levels to determine what they’re good at and where they need help. Then, it delivers customized learning content based on their strengths and weakness. The result: students get the help they need, right when they need it — instead of getting stuck on lessons, or being continually frustrated with stalled progress. Probe: How could an effective learning system that diagnoses students’ skill levels to determine what they're good at and where they need help. Then, delivers customized learning content based on their strengths and weakness help level the playing field in your course

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077403201
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 3/8/2010
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 13
  • Pages: 830
  • Sales rank: 1,318,029
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Sylvia Mader is the best-selling author of introductory biology textbooks. Other books she has authored for WCB include: Inquiry Into Life, Human Biology, Introduction to Biology, and Understanding Human Anatomy & Physiology.

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Table of Contents

1 The Study of Life
Part I Cell Biology

2 The Molecules of Cells

3 Cell Structure and Function

4 Membrane Structure and Function

5 Cell Division

6 Metabolism: Energy and Enzymes

7 Cellular Respiration
Part II Plant Biology

8 Photosynthesis

9 Plant Organization and Function

10 Plant Reproduction and Responses
Part III Maintenance of the Human Body

11 Human Organization

12 Cardiovascular System

13 Lymphatic and Immune Systems

14 Digestive System and Nutrition

15 Respiratory System

16 Urinary System and Excretion
Part IV Integration and Control of the Human Body

17 Nervous System

18 Senses

19 Musculoskeletal System

20 Endocrine System
Part V Continuance of the Species

21 Reproductive System

22 Development and Aging

23 Patterns of Inheritance

24 DNA Biology and Technology

25 Control of Gene Expression and Cancer

26 Genetic Counseling
Part VI Evolution and Diversity

27 Evolution of Life

28 Microbiology

29 Plants

30 Animals: Part I

31 Animals: Part II
Part VII Behavior and Ecology

32 Animal Behavior

33 Population Growth and Regulation

34 Nature of Ecosystems

35 The Biosphere

36 Environmental Concerns
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