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Practice Makes Perfect Biology

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Don't be baffled by biology. Master this science with practice, practice, practice!

Practice Makes Perfect: Biology is a comprehensive guide and workbook that covers all the basics of biology that you need to understand this subject. Each chapter focuses on one major topic, with thorough explanations and many illustrative examples, so you can learn at your own pace and really absorb the information. You get to apply your knowledge and practice what you've learned through a ...

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Overview

Don't be baffled by biology. Master this science with practice, practice, practice!

Practice Makes Perfect: Biology is a comprehensive guide and workbook that covers all the basics of biology that you need to understand this subject. Each chapter focuses on one major topic, with thorough explanations and many illustrative examples, so you can learn at your own pace and really absorb the information. You get to apply your knowledge and practice what you've learned through a variety of exercises, with an answer key for instant feedback. Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on science right away, Practice Makes Perfect: Biology is your ultimate resource for building a solid understanding of biology fundamentals.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071745512
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/6/2011
  • Series: McGraw-Hill Practice Makes Perfect Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 491,636
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

IntroductionPart 1: Foundations of Life1. The Study of Living Things2. Fundamentals of Chemistry3. Biochemistry: Carbon and Organic MacromoleculesPart 2: Cell Biology4. The Cell and its Organelles 5. Powering Life Processes: Metabolism 6. Generations: Mitosis and Meiosis Part 3: Genetics7. DNA and the Central Dogma of Molecular Biology 8. Mendel and Classical Genetics 9. Modern Genetics and Biotechnologies Part 4: Evolution10. The Origin and Evolution of Life 11. Unifying the Diversity of Life: Classification Part 5: Microbes12. Straddling the Living World: Viruses13. Prokaryotes Old and New Kingdoms: Archaebacteria and Eubacteria14. Simple and Diverse Life: Kingdom ProtistaPart 6: Essential and Underappreciated Organisms15. The Recyclers: Kingdom Fungi 16. The Producers: Kingdom PlantaePart 7: All about Animals17. The Consumers: Kingdom Animalia18. The Body Systems: Human PhysiologyPart 8: Synergy of Life19. Organisms in their Physical Environment: Ecology20. Organisms Living Together: Populations and Communities21. Earth and the Human Factor: The BiosphereAnswer KeyAppendix: Identifying Roots for Vocabulary Building

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