9780321543318

Biological Science Volume 2 with MasteringBiology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321543318

  • ISBN10:

    0321543319

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 12/20/2007
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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Summary

This pioneering text combines research-focused storytelling with the Socratic method to get readers to think like practicing scientists. Each page of the book is designed in the spirit of active learning, asking readers to apply critical thinking skills as they learn key concepts. Accounts of real researchers designing and analyzing real experiments, carefully punctuated by thoughtful questions and exercises, train introductory readers in the process of DOING biology. Biology and the Tree of Life,Evolution by Natural Selection, Evolutionary Processes Speciation, Phylogenies and the History of Life, Bacteria and Archaea, Protists, Green Plants, Fungi, An Introduction to Animals, Protostome Animals, Deuterostome Animals Viruses, An Introduction to Ecology, Behavior, Population Ecology, Community Ecology, Ecosystems, Biodiversity and Conservation. For all readers interested in biological science.

Table of Contents

Description: Evolution, Diversity and Ecology, Chapters 1, 24-35, 50-55
1.  Biology and the Tree of Life   

 

Unit 5: Evolutionary Processes and Patterns 

24. Evolution by Natural Selection 

25. Evolutionary Processes

26. Speciation 

27. Phylogenies and the History of Life 

 

Unit 6: The Diversification of Life 

28. Bacteria and Archaea

29. Protists 

30. Green Plants

31. Fungi

32. An Introduction to Animals

33. Protostome Animals

34. Deuterostome Animals

35. Viruses

 

Unit 9: Ecology 

50. An Introduction to Ecology 

51. Behavior 

52. Population Ecology 

53. Community Ecology 

54. Ecosystems 

55. Biodiversity and Conservation 

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