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The Living World

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780072986679

ISBN10:
0072986670
Format:
Nonspecific Binding
Pub. Date:
2/1/2007
Publisher(s):
MCGRAW HILL
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Summary

Cutting edge biological concepts delivered with a greater emphasis on evolution and a logical use of analogies. George Johnson's textbook, "The Living World" is often considered to be a student favorite. Dr. Johnson has written this non-majors textbook from the ground up to be an engaging and accessible learning tool with an emphasis on ""how things work and why things happen the way they do,"" This authoritative textbook features a straightforward, clear writing style and a wide variety of media assets to enhance the content of the textbook. The strength of the fifth edition is the integration of many tools that are designed to inspire both students and instructors. The multi-media package for the new edition stretches students beyond the confines of the traditional textbook to include high interest video clips and animations of key biological concepts.

Table of Contents

The Study of Life
The Science of Biology
Evolution and Ecology
The Living Cell
The Chemistry of Life
Cells
Energy and Life
How Cells Acquire Energy
The Continuity of Life
How Cells Divide
Foundations of Genetics
How Genes Work
The New Biology
Gene Technology
Genomics
The Revolution in Cell Technology
The Evolution and Diversity of Life
Evolution and Natural Selection
How We Name Living Things
The First Single-Celled Creatures
Advent of the Eukaryotes
Fungi Invade the Land
Plant Life
Evolution of Plants
Plant Form and Function
Plant Reproduction and Growth Section
Evolution of Animal Life
Evolution of the Animal Phyla
History of the Vertebrates
How Humans Evolved
Animal Life
The Animal Body and How It Moves
Circulation and Respiration
The Path of Food Through the Animal Body
How the Animal Body Defends Itself
The Nervous System
Chemical Signaling Within the Animal Body
Reproduction and Development
The Living Environment
Ecosystems
Populations and Communities
Behavior and the Environment
Planet Under Stress
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