CART

(0) items

The Living World,9780078024214
This item qualifies for
FREE SHIPPING!

FREE SHIPPING OVER $59!

Your order must be $59 or more, you must select US Postal Service Shipping as your shipping preference, and the "Group my items into as few shipments as possible" option when you place your order.

Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace Items, eBooks, Apparel, and DVDs not included.

The Living World

by
Edition:
8th
ISBN13:

9780078024214

ISBN10:
0078024218
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/6/2014
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
List Price: $224.10

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$74.10

Buy New Textbook

In Stock Usually Ships Within 24 Hours.
N9780078024214
$218.50

eTextbook


 
Duration
Price
$143.42

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $72.03
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 8th edition with a publication date of 1/6/2014.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Related Products


  • Connect Biology Access Card for The Living World
    Connect Biology Access Card for The Living World
  • Connect Biology Access Card for The Living World 7/e
    Connect Biology Access Card for The Living World 7/e
  • Connect Plus Biology Access Card for The Living World
    Connect Plus Biology Access Card for The Living World
  • Connect Plus Biology Access Card for The Living World 7/e
    Connect Plus Biology Access Card for The Living World 7/e
  • Living World with ESP CD-ROM and E-Source CD-ROM
    Living World with ESP CD-ROM and E-Source CD-ROM
  • The Living World
    The Living World
  • The Living World
    The Living World
  • The Living World
    The Living World
  • The Living World
    The Living World
  • The Living World
    The Living World
  • The Living World
    The Living World
  • The Living World
    The Living World
  • The Living World
    The Living World
  • The Living World with Access Card
    The Living World with Access Card
  • The Living World With Esp, E-Source and Student Study Guide
    The Living World With Esp, E-Source and Student Study Guide
  • The Living World, w/ ESP CD
    The Living World, w/ ESP CD




Summary

The Living World is often considered a student favorite. George 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". The Living World focuses on concepts rather than terminology and technical information, and features a straightforward, clear writing style and a wide variety of media assets to enhance the content of the textbook.
The integration of text and the digital world is now complete with McGraw-Hill's ConnectPlus, LearnSmart, and SmartBook. Users who purchase ConnectPlus receive access to the full online ebook version of the textbook.

Table of Contents

Chapter 0 Studying Biology
UNIT 1 THE STUDY OF LIFE
Chapter 1 The science of Biology
UNIT 2 THE LIVING CELL
Chapter 2 The Chemistry of Life
Chapter 3 Molecules of Life
Chapter 4 Cells
Chapter 5 Energy and Life
Chapter 6 Photosynthesis: Acquiring energy from the sun
Chapter 7 How Cells Harvest energy from Food
UNIT 3 THE CONTINUITY OF LIFE
Chapter 8 Mitosis
Chapter 9 Meiosis
Chapter 10 Foundations of Genetics
Chapter 11 DNA: the Genetic Material
Chapter 12 How Genes Work
Chapter 13 Genomics and Biotechnology
UNIT 4 THE EVOLUTION AND DIVERSITY OF LIFE
Chapter 14 Evolution and natural selection
Chapter 15 How We name Living things
Chapter 16 Prokaryotes: the First single-CelledCreatures
Chapter 17 Protists: Advent of the eukaryotes
Chapter 18 Fungi Invade the Land
UNIT 5 EVOLUTION OF ANIMALS
Chapter 19 Evolution of the Animal Phyla
Chapter 20 History of the Vertebrates
Chapter 21 How Humans evolved
UNIT 6 ANIMAL LIFE
Chapter 22 The Animal Body and How It Moves
Chapter 23 Circulation
Chapter 24 Respiration
Chapter 25 The Path of Food through the Animal Body
Chapter 26 Maintaining the Internal environment
Chapter 27 How the Animal Body Defends Itself
Chapter 28 The nervous system
Chapter 29 The senses
Chapter 30 Chemical signaling Within the Animal Body
Chapter 31 Reproduction and Development
UNIT 7 PLANT LIFE
Chapter 32 Evolution of Plants
Chapter 33 Plant Form and Function
Chapter 34 Plant Reproduction and Growth
UNIT 8 THE LIVING ENVIRONMENT
Chapter 35 Populations and Communities
Chapter 36 Ecosystems
Chapter 37 Behavior and the environment
Chapter 38 Human Influences on the Living World


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...