Biology: The Core Plus MasteringBiology with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 2

Biology: The Core Plus MasteringBiology with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 2

by Eric J. Simon

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780134166995
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 02/09/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 408
Sales rank: 302,056
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Eric J. Simon is an associate professor in the Department of Biology and Health Science at New England College in Henniker, New Hampshire. He teaches introductory biology to science majors and non-science majors, as well as upper-level courses in genetics, microbiology, tropical marine biology, and molecular biology. Dr. Simon received a B.A. in biology and computer science and an M.A. in biology from Wesleyan University and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Harvard University. His research focuses on innovative ways to use technology to improve teaching and learning in the science classroom, particularly for non-science majors. Dr. Simon is the lead author of Campbell Essential Biology and Campbell Essential Biology with Physiology as well as coauthor of Campbell Concepts and Connections.

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to the Science of Life

2. The Chemistry of Life

3. The Cell: the Fundamental Unit of Life

4. Energy and Life

5. Chromosomes and Inheritance

6. DNA: The Molecule of Life

7. Darwinian Evolution

8. Biodiversity 1: Microscopic Organisms

9. Biodiversity 2: Fungi and Plants

10. Biodiversity 3: Animals

11. Human Body Systems

12. Ecology

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