ISBN-10:
0471202282
ISBN-13:
9780471202288
Pub. Date:
07/11/2002
Publisher:
Wiley
BioInquiry: Making Connections in Biology / Edition 2

BioInquiry: Making Connections in Biology / Edition 2

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BioInquiry: Making Connections in Biology / Edition 2

In its First Edition, this NSF-sponsored learning system was hailed as a welcome departure from traditional approaches, both in terms of delivery of content and organization. Now in a new Second Edition, the text continues to present an early introduction of evolution, an effective alternative to front-loaded chemistry, and a seamless integration of various media to help students of varying learning styles gain the most from the biology course. The technology component of the new edition has been thoroughly updated, refined, and streamlined.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471202288
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/11/2002
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 672
Product dimensions: 8.46(w) x 10.91(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

Nancy Pruitt, Colgate University
Larry S. Underwood, Northern Virginia CC
William Surver, Clemson University

Table of Contents

1. Biology: What Is the Study of Life?

2. Evolution: Why Are There So Many Living Things?

3. Mendelian Genetics: How Are Traits Inherited?

4. Cells: What Are the Building Blocks of Life?

5. Chromosomes: Where Are the Genes Found?

6. Molecular Biology: What Is DNA and How Does It Work?

7. Biotechnology: How Do We Use What We Know About Life?

8. Population Genetics: How Do Genes Move through Time and Space?

9. Biodiversity: How Diverse Is Life?

10. Bioenergetics: How Do Organisms Acquire and Use Energy?

11. Animal Physiology: How Do Organisms Respond to Change?

12. Human Physiology: How Does the Human Body Work?

13. Plant Form and Function: How Do Plants Live in the World?

14. Behavior: How Do Animals Interact with Other Animals?

15. Population Ecology: How Do Organisms Interact to Form Populations?

16. Ecology: How Do Organisms Interact with Their Environments?

Appendix A: A Brief Review of Basic Chemistry.

Appendix B: A Brief Review of the Chemistry of Life.

Glossary.

Photo Credits.

CD Index.

Index.

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