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Super Review: Biology

Super Review: Biology

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by Editors of REA, Staff of Research Education Association, The Staff of Rea
     
 

ISBN-10: 0878911804

ISBN-13: 9780878911806

Pub. Date: 06/28/2000

Publisher: Research & Education Association


Get all you need to know with Super Reviews! Each Super Review is packed with in-depth, student-friendly topic reviews that fully explain everything about the subject. The Biology Super Review examines the chemical and molecular basis of life, cellular organization, cellular metabolism and energy pathways, nutrition in plants and animals, the circulatory systems

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Get all you need to know with Super Reviews! Each Super Review is packed with in-depth, student-friendly topic reviews that fully explain everything about the subject. The Biology Super Review examines the chemical and molecular basis of life, cellular organization, cellular metabolism and energy pathways, nutrition in plants and animals, the circulatory systems of animals, the nervous system, behavior, reproduction, genetic inheritance, evolution, and ecology. Take the Super Review quizzes to see how much you've learned - and where you need more study. Makes an excellent study aid and textbook companion. Great for self-study!

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- From cover to cover, each in-depth topic review is easy-to-follow and easy-to-grasp - Perfect when preparing for homework, quizzes, and exams!
- Review questions after each topic that highlight and reinforce key areas and concepts
- Student-friendly language for easy reading and comprehension
- Includes quizzes that test your understanding of the subject

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878911806
Publisher:
Research & Education Association
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Series:
Super Reviews Study Guides
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS
1 THE CHEMICAL AND MOLECULAR BASIS OF LIFE
1.1 The Elements
1.2 Chemical Bonds
1.3 Acids and Bases
1.4 Chemical Changes
1.5 Organic Chemistry
2 CELLULAR ORGANIZATION
2.1 The Cell Theory
2.2 Cellular Organelles
2.3 Prokaryotes vs. Eukaryote
2.4 Tissues
2.5 Exchange of Materials Between Cell and Environment
Quiz: The Basis of Life - Cellular Organization
3 CELLULAR METABOLISM AND ENERGY PATHWAYS
3.1 Photosynthesis
3.2 Cellular Respiration
3.3 ATP and NAD
3.4 The Respiratory Chain (Electron Transport System [ETS])
3.5 Enzymes
4 NUTRITION IN PLANTS AND ANIMALS
4.1 Importance of Digestion
4.2 The Human Digestive System
4.3 Ingestion and Digestion in Other Organisms
4.4 Transport of Food in Vascular Plants
Quiz: Cellular Metabolism - Nutrition
5 GAS EXCHANGE IN PLANTS AND ANIMALS
5.1 Respiration in Humans
5.2 Respiration in Other Organisms
5.3 Gas Exchange in Plants
6 CIRCULATORY SYSTEMS OF ANIMALS
6.1 The Human Circulatory System
6.2 Blood Circuits
6.3 The Components of Blood
6.4 The Functions of Blood
6.5 The Clotting of Blood
6.6 Transport Mechanisms in Other Organisms
Quiz: Gas Exchange - Circulatory Systems
7 EXCRETION AND HOMEOSTASIS
7.1 Excretion in Plants
7.2 Excretion in Humans
7.3 Excretion in Other Organisms
7.4 Homeostasis
Quiz: Excretion and Homeostasis
8 HORMONAL CONTROL IN ANIMALS AND PLANTS
8.1 Hormones
8.2 The Mechanism and Action of Hormones
8.3 The Human Endocrine System
8.4 The Pancreas
8.5 Adrenal Glands
8.6 Pineal Gland
8.7 Thymus Gland
8.8 Sex Glands
8.9 Endocrine Abnormalities5
8.10 Plant Hormones
Quiz: Hormonal Control in Animals and Plants
9 STIMULUS RECEPTORS IN ANIMALS
9.1 Components of Nervous Coordination
9.2 Photoreceptors
9.3 Vision Defects
9.4 Chemoreceptors
9.5 Mechanoreceptors
9.6 Receptors in Other Organisms
10 THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
10.1 The Nervous System
10.2 Neurons
10.3 Nerve Impulse
10.4 Synapse
10.5 Reflex Arc
10.6 The Human Nervous System
10.7 The Nervous System of Other Organisms
Quiz: Stimulus Receptors - The Nervous System
11 LOCOMOTION: THE SKELETAL AND MUSCULAR SYSTEMS
11.1 The Skeletal System in Humans
11.2 The Muscular System in Humans
11.3 Locomotion in Lower Organisms
Quiz: Locomotion: The Skeletal and Muscular Systems
12 ELEMENTS OF BEHAVIOR
12.1 Learned Behavior
12.2 Innate Behavior
12.3 Voluntary Behavior
Quiz: Elements of Behavior
13 REPRODUCTION OF CELLS AND ORGANISMS
13.1 The Origin of Life
13.2 Reproduction of Organisms
13.3 Cell Division
Quiz: Reproduction of Cells and Organisms
14 GENETIC INHERITANCE
14.1 Mendelian Genetics
14.2 Sex Determination and X-Linkage
14.3 DNA: The Basic Substance of Genes
14.4 Gene Expression
14.5 Gene Mutation
Quiz: Genetic Inheritance
15 EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT
15.1 Stages of Embryonic Development
15.2 Types of Eggs
15.3 Cleavage and Gastrulation
15.4 Parturition
Quiz: Embryonic Development
16 EVOLUTION
16.1 Evidence for Evolution
16.2 Mechanisms of Evolution
16.3 The Five Principles of Evolution
16.4 Classification
Quiz: Evolution
17 ECOLOGY
17.1 Growth of Populations
17.2 Energy Flow
17.3 Food Web
17.4 Definitions
17.5 Types of Habitats and Biomes
Quiz: Ecology

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