9780131495111

Biology Custom Core Edition : Life on Earth

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131495111

  • ISBN10:

    0131495119

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2005
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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Summary

With the amount of information in biology growing constantly, instructors must select what to coverand at the same time instill a sense of scientific literacy in non-majors students. Biology: Life on Earth helps instructors and students manage a wealth of scientific information in a way students can relate to. Students are encouraged to learn according to their own style, and to relate this information to their own lives. The Custom Core Edition includes Chapters 1-17 of the main text and offers the flexibility to choose additional chapters to include in the text at a reasonable price.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Life on Earth
The Life of a Cell
Atoms, Molecules, and Life
Biological Molecules
Cell Membrane Structure and Function
Cell Structure and Function
Energy Flow in the Life of a Cell
Capturing Solar Energy: Photosynthesis
Harvesting Energy: Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration
Inheritance
DNA: The Molecule of Heredity
Gene Expression and Regulation
The Continuity of Life: Cellular Reproduction
Patterns of Inheritance
Biotechnology
Evolution and Diversity of Life
Principles of Evolution
How Organisms Evolve
The Origin of Species
The History of Life
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