BN.com Gift Guide

Loose Leaf Version for Biology: Concepts and Investigations / Edition 2

Other Format (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $59.60
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 64%)
Other sellers (Other Format)
  • All (3) from $59.60   
  • New (2) from $115.61   
  • Used (1) from $59.60   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$115.61
Seller since 2011

Feedback rating:

(630)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
New Textbook Only - Loose Leaf 2nd Edition Ships same or next day. Expedited shipping takes 2-3 business days; standard shipping takes 4-14 business days.

Ships from: Fayetteville, AR

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$145.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(193)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

Book Description:

This new non-majors biology textbook offers an engaging writing style, strong focus on scientific inquiry and evolution, an emphasis on applications and a superior pedagogical system within a concepts format.

Content:

This text takes a concepts approach, with up-to-date content delivered at a nonmajors level. Each chapter is built around a set of core concepts.

Authorship:

This is the only single-authored, non-majors text written by a Ph.D. biologist, who is an active, award-winning teacher from a well-respected research university.

Scientific Inquiry:

This text emphasizes science as a process and how scientists do their work.

Evolution:

Evolution is the central theme of the text and addressed in multiple ways throughout.

Media:

This text includes a multitude of media assets include learning outcomes, animations, videos, and quizzing.

Applications:

The text several features that highlight the relevance of topics to readers, including an opening essay, Burning Questions boxed readings, Can You Relate boxed readings, and applications woven throughout all chapters in the narrative.

Art/Visuals:

This text includes a brand new art program with a 3-dimensional look and feel, using consistent color and style throughout.

Pedagogy:

Leaning tools in this text include two-page chapter openers, numbered concepts, boxed readings, Mastering Concepts questions at the end of major sections, and substantive end-of-chapter assessment material.

About the Author:

Marielle Hoefnagels is assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma, where she teaches nonmajors courses in biology and microbiology, and a course on fungi for advanced botany and microbiology majors. She earned her B.S. in environmental science from the University of California at Riverside, her M.S. in soil science from North Carolina State University, and her Ph.D. in Botany and Plant Pathology from Oregon State University.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077431235
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/4/2011
  • Edition number: 2
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Mariëlle Hoefnagels is assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma, where she teaches nonmajors courses in biology and microbiology, and a course on fungi for advanced botany and microbiology majors. She earned her B.S. in environmental science from the University of California at Riverside, her M.S. in soil science from North Carolina State University, and her Ph.D. in Botany and Plant Pathology from Oregon State University.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Unit 1: The Cellular Basis of Life

1. What is Life?

2. The Chemistry of Life

3. The Dynamic Cell

4. The Energy of Life

5. Photosynthesis

6. How Cells Release Energy

Unit 2: The Molecular Basis of Life

7. DNA Structure and Replication

8. The Cell Cycle

9. Sexual Reproduction and Meiosis

10. Patterns of Inheritance

11. Chromosomes and Human Inheritance Patterns

12. Gene Function, Gene Regulation, and Biotechnology

Unit 3: The Evolution of Life

13. The Forces of Evolutionary Change

14. Speciation and Extinction

15. Evidence for Evolution

16. The Origin and History of Life

Unit 4: The Diversity of Life

17. Viruses and Simple Infectious Agents

18. Bacteria and Archaea

19. Protista

20. Plants

21. Fungi

22. Animals I – Invertebrates

23. Animals II – Vertebrates

Unit 5: Plant Life

24. Plant Form and Function

25. Plant Nutrition and Transport

26. Reproduction and Development of Flowering Plants

Unit 6: Animal Life

27. Animal Tissues, Organ Systems and Homeostasis

28. The Nervous System

29. The Sensory System

30. The Endocrine System

31. The Musculoskeletal System

32. The Circulatory System

33. The Respiratory System

34. Digestion and Animal Nutrition

35. Regulation of Temperature and Body Fluids

36. The Immune System

37. Animal Reproduction and Development

Unit 7: The Ecology of Life

38. Animal Behavior

39. Populations

40. Communities and Ecosystems

41. The Biosphere

42. Conserving Biodiversity

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)