Campbell Essential Biology with Physiology / Edition 3

Campbell Essential Biology with Physiology / Edition 3

ISBN-10:
0321649540
ISBN-13:
9780321649546
Pub. Date:
09/14/2009
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
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Overview

Campbell Essential Biology with Physiology / Edition 3

Key Benefit: Campbell Essential Biology with Physiology, Third Edition provides essential, effective solutions to the challenges faced by instructors and their students in the non-majors biology course.

  1. Three features (Biology and Society, Process of Science, and Evolution Connections) found at the beginning, middle and end of every chapter give students a memorable framework to take with them into the future.
  2. One compelling topic anchors the three book features in each chapter to emphasize how biology is highly relevant.
  3. The book and the media are designed from the ground up to teach biology to a wide range of students.
  4. asteringBiology, our online tutorial and assessment system, makes it easy to increase student participation and accountability.

Campbell Essential Biology... Essential Solutions

Key Topics: Introduction: Biology Today, Essential Chemistry for Biology, The Molecules of Life, A Tour of the Cell, The Working Cell, Cellular Respiration: Obtaining Energy from Food, Photosynthesis: Using Light to Make Food, Cellular Reproduction: Cells from Cells, Patterns of Inheritance, The Structure and Function of DNA, How Genes are Controlled, DNA Technology, How Populations Evolve, How Biological Diversity Evolves, The Evolution of Microbial Life, Plants, Fungi, and the Move onto Land, The Evolution of Animals, An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere, Population Ecology, Communities and Ecosystems, Unifying Concepts of Animal Structure and Function, Nutrition and Digestion, Circulation and Respiration, The Body’s Defenses, Hormones, Reproduction and Development, Nervous, Sensory, and Motor Systems, The Life of a Flowering Plant, The Working Plant

Market Description: Intended for those interested in learning the essentials of biology

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780321649546
Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
Publication date: 09/14/2009
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 752
Sales rank: 919,942
Product dimensions: 9.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Biology Today

I. CELLS

2. Essential Chemistry for Biology

3. The Molecules of Life

4. A Tour of the Cell

5. The Working Cell

6. Cellular Respiration: Obtaining Energy from Food

7. Photosynthesis: Using Light to Make Food

II. GENETICS

8. Cellular Reproduction: Cells from Cells

9. Patterns of Inheritance

10. The Structure and Function of DNA

11. How Genes are Controlled

12. DNA Technology

III. EVOLUTION AND DIVERSITY

13. How Populations Evolve

14. How Biological Diversity Evolves

15. The Evolution of Microbial Life

16. Plants, Fungi, and the Move onto Land

17. The Evolution of Animals

IV. ECOLOGY

18. An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere

19. Population Ecology

20. Communities and Ecosystems

V. ANIMAL STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION

21. Unifying Concepts of Animal Structure and Function

22. Nutrition and Digestion

23. Circulation and Respiration

24. The Body’s Defenses

25. Hormones

26. Reproduction and Development

27. Nervous, Sensory, and Motor Systems

VI. PLANT STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION

28. The Life of a Flowering Plant

29. The Working Plant

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