For one-semester courses in Introductory Biology for non-majors. A briefer version of the highly successful Biology: Life on Earth, 7e, Life on Earth 4e helps instructors and students manage a wealth of scientific information in a meaningful and relevant way. Life on Earth 4e provides briefer, more streamlined coverage of topics. The Custom Core Edition includes Chapters 1-16 of the main text and offers the flexibility to choose additional chapters to include in the text at a reasonable price.
Table of Contents
Ch 1 An Introduction to Life on Earth UNIT ONE - THE LIFE OF A CELL Ch 2 Atoms, Molecules, and Life Ch 3 Cell Membrane Structure and Function Ch 4 Cell Structure and Function Ch 5 Energy Flow in the Life of a Cell Ch 6 Capturing Solar Energy: Photosynthesis Ch 7 Harvesting Energy: Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration UNIT TWO - INHERITANCE Ch 8 DNA: The Molecule of Heredity Ch 9 Gene Expression and Regulation Ch 10 The Continuity of Life: How Cells Reproduce Ch 11 Patterns of Inheritance Ch 12 Biotechnology UNIT THREE - EVOLUTION Ch 13 Principles of Evolution Ch 14 How Populations Evolve Ch 15 The History of Life on Earth Ch 16 The Diversity of Life