The Smart Guide to Biology

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The Book that Makes Biology Simple, Fun to Learn, and Useful for Leading a Healthy Life

The Smart Guide to Biology gives you all the essential information for understanding how your body works, how plants and animals live, and ecology.

Biology and ecology author Anne Maczulak, PhD, covers the major topics in biology from a single cell to large, complex ecosystems. This Smart Guide offers a quick reference to ...

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Overview

The Book that Makes Biology Simple, Fun to Learn, and Useful for Leading a Healthy Life

The Smart Guide to Biology gives you all the essential information for understanding how your body works, how plants and animals live, and ecology.

Biology and ecology author Anne Maczulak, PhD, covers the major topics in biology from a single cell to large, complex ecosystems. This Smart Guide offers a quick reference to the essentials of biochemistry, genetics, evolution, and ecology, plus dozens of topics that broaden your understanding of biology.

The Smart Guide to Biology introduces you to enzymes, DNA, hormones, photosynthesis, nutrition, microbes, plants, and animals. In this Smart Guide you will learn:

* The structure of cells that make up your body

* Microorganisms, fungi, algae, protists, and plants and animals

* Principles of genetics

* The body's major tissues, organs, and systems

* The body's biochemistry

* Ecology and ecosystems

The Smart Guide to Biology makes biology relevant to your life by teaching you, among many other topics:

How the body works and uses food

How people fit into food chains

How nutrients are cycled through the air, soil, water, and our bodies

How stress affects the body's normal functioning

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781937636203
  • Publisher: Smart Guide Publications Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/15/2012
  • Pages: 296
  • Sales rank: 1,392,143
  • Product dimensions: 7.56 (w) x 9.06 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Anne Maczulak, PhD, is the author of over 10 books on biology and ecology including Allies and Enemies: How the World Depends on Bacteria, and The Five-Second Rule and Other Myths about Germs. Anne has contributed to articles on germophobia, the fear of germs, in Psychology Today and has been a regular guest on television and radio, speaking to viewers about the good and bad microbes that lurk in households. As a regular guest expert on Martha Stewart Living Radio (Sirius/XM Radio), Anne answers callers' questions on disinfectants, infection, food-borne germs, and other topics.
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