Zoology / Edition 8

Zoology / Edition 8

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by Stephen Miller, John Harley
     
 

The 9th edition of Zoology continues to offer students an introductory general zoology text that is manageable in size and adaptable to a variety of course formats. It is a principles-oriented text written for the non-majors or the combined course, presented at the freshman and sophomore level.

New to the 9th edition are Learning Outcomes and Learning Outcome

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Overview

The 9th edition of Zoology continues to offer students an introductory general zoology text that is manageable in size and adaptable to a variety of course formats. It is a principles-oriented text written for the non-majors or the combined course, presented at the freshman and sophomore level.

New to the 9th edition are Learning Outcomes and Learning Outcome Review questions. Learning Outcomes help students identify and focus on the major concepts of each chapter. Learning Outcomes Review questions conclude each major concept to reinforce critical concepts students have just studied and include critical thinking questions that assess their understanding of those concepts.

Introducing Connect Zoology! For the first time in this discipline Connect and Connect Plus allow instructors to provide auto-gradable and interactive assessment material tied to learning outcomes and provide students better integration through live ebook links to animations, videos and audio assets.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073028200
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
09/08/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
501,478
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Biological Principles

1. Zoology: An Evolutionary and Ecological Perspective

2. Cells, Tissues, Organs, and Organ Systems of Animals

3. Cell Division and Inheritance

4. Evolution: History and Evidence

5. Evolution and Gene Frequencies

6. Ecology: Preserving the Animal Kingdom
Part Two: Animal-Like Protists and Animalia

7. Animal Classification, Phylogeny, and Organization

8. Animal-like Protists: The Protozoa

9. Multicellular and Tissue Levels of Organization

10. The Triploblastic, Acoelomate Body Plan

11. Molluscan Success

12. Annelida: The Metameric Body Form

13. The Pseudocoelomate Body Plan: Aschelminthes (Lophotrochozoan and Ecdysozoan Phyla)

14. The Arthropods: Blueprint for Success

15. The Hexapods and Myriapods: Terrestrial Triumphs

16. The Echinoderms

17. Hemichordata and Invertebrate Chordates

18. The Fishes: Vertebrate Success in Water

19. Amphibians: The First Terrestrial Vertebrates

20. Reptiles: Nonavian Diapsid Amniotes

21. Birds: Reptiles by Another name

22. Mammals: Synapsid Amniotes
Part Three: Form and Function: A Comparative Perspective

23. Protection, Support, and Movement

24. Communication I: Nervous and Sensory Systems

25. Communication II: The Endocrine System and Chemical Messages

26. Circulation and Gas Exchange

27. Nutrition and Digestion

28. Temperature and Body Fluid Regulation

29. Reproduction and Development

30. The Chemical Basis of Animal Life

31. Energy and Enzymes: Life’s Driving and Controlling Forces

32. How Animals Harvest Energy Stored in Nutrients

33. Embryology

34. Animal Behavior

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