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Biological Explorations : A Human Approach

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9780131560727

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0131560727
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7/14/2008
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Benjamin Cummings
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Summary

Key Message:Compatible with any textbook, this manual provides 33 stimulating laboratory exercises for either human biology or introductory biology courses for non-majors in which the human organism is emphasized. The level of rigor, user-friendly language, and abundant illustrations make this manual ideal for students who have had little, if any, prior science laboratory experience. Key Topics:Orientation, The Microscope, The Cell, Chemistry of Cells, Enzymes, Diffusion and Osmosis, Photosynthesis, Cellular Respiration, Cell Division, Heredity, Molecular and Chromosomal Genetics, DNA Fingerprinting, Organization of the Human Body, Dissection of the Fetal Pig, Circulation of Blood, Blood, Gas Exchange, Digestion, Neural Control, Sensory Perception, Support and Movement, Excretion, Reproduction, Fertilization and Development, Prokaryotes, Protists, and Fungi, Plants, Structure of Flowering Plants, Simple Animals, Mollusks, Annelids, and Arthropods, Echinoderms and Chordates, Human Evolution, Ecological Relationships, Population Growth, Appendix A: Common Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words, Appendix B: Common Metric Units and Temperature, Appendix C: Oil Immersion Techniques, Appendix D: Classification of Organisms Market:Intended for those interested in learning the basics of human biology

Author Biography

After earning his Ph.D. in Biology at the University of Southern California, Stanley Gunstream became the Co-Principal Investigator for USC’s Mosquito Research Project. Stan is now retired after 34 years with Pasadena City College, where he began as an Associate Professor of Life Sciences and progressed to the Chair of Life Sciences/Allied Health, Administrative Dean for Instruction, and Vice President for Instruction. Stan has also served part-time as a lecturer in Ecology and Entomology at Pasadena College and CSU-Los Angeles.

 

He is a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) as well as the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT). Stan is the author and co-author of seven anatomy & physiology and biology laboratory manuals, and one anatomy & physiology textbook. 

 

Table of Contents

Cell Biology
Orientation
The Microscope
The Cell
Chemistry of Cells
Enzymes
Diffusion and Osmosis
Photosynthesis
Cellular Respiration
Cell Division
Inheritance
Heredity
Molecular and Chromosomal Genetics
DNA Fingerprinting
Human Biology
Organization of the Human Body
Dissection of the Fetal Pig
Circulation of Blood
Blood
Gas Exchange
Digestion
Neural Control
Sensory Perception
Support and Movement
Excretion
Reproduction
Fertilization and Development
Organismic Diversity
Prokaryotes, Protists, and Fungi
Plants
Structure of Flowering Plants
Simple Animals
Mollusks, Annelids, and Arthropods
Echinoderms and Chordates
Evolution and Ecology
Human Evolution
Ecological Relationships
Population Growth
Common Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words
Common Metric Units and Temperature Conversions
Oil Immersion Techniques
Classification of Organisms
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