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HOEFNAGELS: BIOLOGY: THE ESSENTIALS Mariëlle Hoefnagels presents up-to-dateinformation using a scientific approach and relevant examples to illustrate the basic biological concepts. Mariëlle's focus on evolutionary processes and implicationsaid a cross-disciplinary approachto the study of Biology, which will help students make connections and grasp the importance and relevance of biology in their lives. BIOLOGY EXPLAINED YOUR WAY- In writing this book Mariëlle has maintained a TOTAL FOCUS ON THE STUDENTand what they need to be successful in this course by providing the tools and direction needed to support understanding and learning, not memorizing. Her primary goal has been to simplify the more complicated biological content to the elements that students need to actually understand it. WANT TO DELIVER AN ESSENTIAL OVERVIEW?The early sections of the chapters serve as an overview that introduces the importance and overall result of the process but skips the detail. WANT TO DELIVER A BIT MORE DEPTH?The remaining sections are available as an option for those instructors who want to teach more. COMPLETE INTEGRATION OF TEXT AND DIGITAL:A variety of these hallmark Hoefnagels features blend incredibly well with the Connect digital platform and enhance the ever evolving delivery methods of our content. Users who purchase Connect Plus receive access to the full online ebook version of the textbook.
Table of Contents
Unit 1: Science, Chemistry, and Cells 1. Scientific Study of Life 2. Chemistry of Life 3. Cells 4. The Energy of Life 5. Photosynthesis 6. How Cells Release Energy Unit 2: Biotechnology, Genetics, and Inheritance 7. DNA Structure and Gene Function 8. DNA Replication, Mitosis, and the Cell Cycle 9. Sexual Reproduction and Meiosis 10. Patterns of Inheritance 11. DNA Technology Unit 3: Evolution and Diversity 12. Forces of Evolutionary Change 13. Evidence of Evolution 14. Speciation and Extinction 15. Evolution and Diversity of Microbial Life 16. Evolution and Diversity of Plants 17. Evolution and Diversity of Animals Unit 4: Ecology 18. Population Ecology 19. Communities and Ecosystems 20. Preserving Biodiversity Unit 5: Plant Physiology 21. Plant Form and Function 22. Reproduction and Development of Flowering Plants Unit 6: Animal Physiology 23. Animal Tissues and Organ Systems 24. The Nervous System and the Senses 25. The Endocrine System 26. The Musculoskeletal System 27. The Circulatory and Respiratory Systems 28. Digestion, Nutrition, and Excretion 29. The Immune System 30. Reproduction and Development