Inquiry into Life / Edition 14

Inquiry into Life / Edition 14

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Inquiry into Life / Edition 14

Basic biological concepts and processes with a human emphasis.

From the unique delivery of biology content, to the time tested art program, to the complete integration of the text with technology, Dr. Sylvia Mader has formed a teaching system that will both motivate and enable your students to understand and appreciate the wonders of all areas of biology. Inquiry into Life, 14/e emphasizes the application of all areas of biology to knowledge of human concerns, what the students are able to relate to. This distinctive text was developed to stand apart from all other non-majors texts with a unique approach, unparalleled art, and a straightforward, succinct writing style that has been acclaimed by both users and reviewers. In the 14th edition, the authors have focused on the concept of inquiry and a student’s inherent desire to learn. To do this, they integrated a tested, traditional learning system with modern digital and pedagogical approaches designed to stimulate and engage today’s student.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780073525525
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Edition description: COLLEGE
Pages: 848
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Study of Life

Unit 1 Cell Biology

Chapter 2 The Molecules of Cells

Chapter 3 Cell Structure and Function

Chapter 4 Membrane Structure and Function

Chapter 5 Cell Division

Chapter 6 Metabolism: Energy and Enzymes

Chapter 7 Cellular Respiration

Unit 2 Plant Biology

Chapter 8 Photosynthesis

Chapter 9 Plant Organization and Function

Chapter 10 Plant Reproduction and Responses

Unit 3 Maintenance of the Human Body

Chapter 11 Human Organization

Chapter 12 Cardiovascular System

Chapter 13 Lymphatic and Immune Systems

Chapter 14 Digestive System and Nutrition

Chapter 15 Respiratory System

Chapter 16 Urinary System and Excretion

Unit 4 Integration and Control of the Human Body

Chapter 17 Nervous System

Chapter 18 Senses

Chapter 19 Musculoskeletal System

Chapter 20 Endocrine System

Unit 5 Continuance of the Species

Chapter 21 Reproductive System

Chapter 22 Development and Aging

Chapter 23 Patterns of Gene Inheritance

Chapter 24 Chromosomal Inheritance and Genetic Disorders

Chapter 25 DNA Structure and Control of Gene Expression

Chapter 26 Biotechnology and Genomics

Unit 6 Evolution and Diversity

Chapter 27 Evolution of Life

Chapter 28 Viruses, Bacteria, and Archaea

Chapter 29 Protistans

Chapter 30 Plants

Chapter 31 Animals: Part I

Chapter 32 Animals: Part II

Unit 7 Behavior and Ecology

Chapter 33 Animal Behavior

Chapter 34 Population Ecology

Chapter 35 Nature of Ecosystems

Chapter 36 The Biosphere

Chapter 37 Environmental Concerns

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