9780132254373

Biology: A Guide to the Natural World with mybiology"

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    9780132254373

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    0132254379

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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Key Benefit:David Kroghrs"s fluent writing style guides readers through the natural world of biology using relevant examples, clearly-developed illustrations, and interesting analogies that resonate with readers. Key Topics:Science as a Way of Learning: A Guide to the Natural World, Fundamental Building Blocks: Chemistry, Water, and pH, Lifers"s Components: Biological Molecules, Lifers"s Home: The Cell, Lifers"s Border: The Plasma Membrane, Lifers"s Mainspring: An Introduction to Energy, Vital Harvest: Deriving Energy from Food, The Green Worldrs"s Gift: Photosynthesis, Genetics and Cell Division, Preparing for Sexual Reproduction: Meiosis, The First Geneticist: Mendel and His Discoveries, Units of Heredity: Chromosomes and Inheritance, Passing On Lifers"s Information: DNA Structure and Replication, How Proteins Are Made: Genetic Transcription, Translation, and Regulation, The Future Isnrs"t What It Used to Be: Biotechnology, An Introduction to Evolution Charles Darwin, Evolutionary Thought, and the Evidence for Evolution, The Means of Evolution: Microevolution, The Outcomes of Evolution: Macroevolution, A Slow Unfolding: The History of Life on Earth, Arriving Late, Traveling Far: The Evolution of Human Beings, Viruses, Bacteria, Archaea, and Protists: The Diversity of Life 1, Fungi and Plants: The Diversity of Life 2, Animals: The Diversity of Life 3, The Angiosperms: An Introduction to Flowering Plants, The Angiosperms: Form and Function in Flowering Plants, Communication and Control: The Nervous and Endocrine Systems, Defending the Body: The Immune System, Transport and Exchange 1: Blood and Breath, Transport and Exchange 2: Digestion, Nutrition, and Elimination, An Amazingly Detailed Script: Animal Development, How the Baby Came to Be: Human Reproduction, An Interactive Living World 1: Populations in Ecology, An Interactive Living World 2: Communities in Ecology, An Interactive Living World 3: Ecosystems and Biomes, Animals and Their Actions: Animal Behavior Market:Intended for those interested in learning the basics of biology

Table of Contents

Science as a Way of Learning: A Guide to the Natural World
Fundamental Building Blocks: Chemistry, Water, and pH
Life s Components: Biological Molecules
Life s Home: The Cell
Life s Border: The Plasma Membrane
Life s Mainspring: An Introduction to Energy
Vital Harvest: Deriving Energy from Food
The Green World s Gift: Photosynthesis
Genetics and Cell Division
Preparing for Sexual Reproduction: Meiosis
The First Geneticist: Mendel and His Discoveries
Units of Heredity: Chromosomes and Inheritance
Passing On Life s Information: DNA Structure and Replication
How Proteins Are Made: Genetic Transcription, Translation, and Regulation
The Future Isn t What It Used to Be: Biotechnology
An Introduction to Evolution Charles Darwin, Evolutionary Thought, and the Evidence for Evolution
The Means of Evolution: Microevolution
The Outcomes of Evolution: Macroevolution
A Slow Unfolding: The History of Life on Earth
Arriving Late, Traveling Far: The Evolution of Human Beings
Viruses, Bacteria, Archaea, and Protists: The Diversity of Life 1
Fungi and Plants: The Diversity of Life 2
Animals: The Diversity of Life 3
The Angiosperms: An Introduction to Flowering Plants
The Angiosperms: Form and Function in Flowering Plants
Communication and Control: The Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Defending the Body: The Immune System
Transport and Exchange 1: Blood and Breath
Transport and Exchange 2: Digestion, Nutrition, and Elimination
An Amazingly Detailed Script: Animal Development
How the Baby Came to Be: Human Reproduction
An Interactive Living World 1: Populations in Ecology
An Interactive Living World 2: Communities in Ecology
An Interactive Living World 3: Ecosystems and Biomes
Animals and Their Actions: Animal Behavior
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