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Good book November 4, 2011
I used this book for a Biology class at University of Iowa, and it worked just fine. I would recommend this book to anybody who's interested in biology. This text was helpful to me, so it should be to you too!
Inquiry into Life: stars based on 1 user reviews.
Looking for a biology text that has a strong human emphasis to assist your students in connecting the science of biology with real life? Mader: Inquiry into Life has the most prominent human emphasis of any introductory biology textbook on the market! From the unique delivery of biology content, to the incredible art program, to the pedagogical framework and complete integration of the text with technology, Dr. Sylvia Mader has formed a teaching system that will both motivate and enable your students to understand and appreciate the wonders of all areas of biology.In using Inquiry into Life, students learn not only about themselves but also about the other organisms that share this planet with us. The systems chapters pertain to humans, while the anatomy and physiology of other animals is discussed in the Animal Kingdom chapters.
Table of Contents
|The Study of Life|
|The Molecules of Cells|
|Cell Structure and Function|
|Membrane Structure and Function|
|Metabolism: Energy and Enzymes|
|Plant Organization and Function|
|Plant Reproduction and Responses|
|Maintenance of the Human Body|
|Lymphatic and Immune Systems|
|Digestive System and Nutrition|
|Urinary System and Excretion|
|Integration and Control of the Human Body|
|Continuance of the Species|
|Development and Aging|
|Patterns of Inheritance|
|DNA Biology and Technology|
|Control of Gene Expression and Cancer|
|Evolution and Diversity|
|Evolution of Life|
|Animals: Part I|
|Animals: Part II|
|Behavior and Ecology|
|Population Growth and Regulation|
|Nature of Ecosystems|
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