Thrive in Ecology and Evolution

Overview


The Thrive in Bioscience guides are written to help students achieve exam success in all core areas of bioscience.

Each title in the series encourages students to follow four simple steps to maximize learning potential:

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Overview


The Thrive in Bioscience guides are written to help students achieve exam success in all core areas of bioscience.

Each title in the series encourages students to follow four simple steps to maximize learning potential:

Step 1: Review the facts
The revision guides are designed to make learning quick and effective:
* Information is set out in bullet points, making content easy to take in.
* Clear, uncluttered illustrations illuminate key points.
* Key concept panels summarize essential learning points.

Step 2: Check your understanding
Students are encouraged to:
* Complete the questions at the end of chapters and answer online multiple-choice questions to reinforce their learning.
* Use the online flashcard app to master essential terms and phrases.

Step 3: Take note of extra advice
Revision tips--and hints for getting higher grades on exams--are presented throughout.

Step 4: Go the extra mile
Students can explore the suggestions for further reading to take their understanding one step further.

Features of the Thrive in Bioscience Series:
* Written by a group of highly experienced educators
* Succinct writing style and clear, bulleted presentation
* Carefully developed artwork that reinforces key points
* Extensive in-text pedagogy--including review questions--that supports active learning
* Companion website resources--including interactive flashcards and multiple-choice review questions

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Titles in the series:

Thrive in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
by Lynne Cox, David Harris, and Catherine Pears ISBN 9780199645480

Thrive in Cell Biology
by Qiuyu Wang, Chris Smith, and Emma Davis ISBN 9780199697328

Thrive in Ecology and Evolution
by Alan Beeby and Ralph Beeby ISBN 9780199644056

Thrive in Genetics
by Alison Thomas ISBN 9780199694624

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199644056
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 4/6/2013
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,226,734
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Fundamentals of Ecology

2. Evolution by Natural Selection

3. The Evolving Population

4. The Ecology of the Species

5. Interactions Between Species

6. Ecological Communities

7. Ecosystem Processes

8. Ecology of the Earth

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