Lab Manual for Inquiry into Life

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  • Edition: 15th
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2016-03-07
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Table of Contents

Preface p. iv
To the Instructor p. iv
To the Student p. v
Laboratory Safety p. x

Part I Cell Biology
1 Scientific Method p. 1
2 Metric Measurement and Microscopy p. 9
3 Chemical Composition of Cells p. 27 
4 Cell Structure and Function p. 41 
5 Mitosis and Meiosis p. 57
6 How Enzymes Function p. 73
7 Cellular Respiration p. 83

Part II Plant Biology
8 Photosynthesis p. 91
9 Organization of Flowering Plants p. 101 
10 Reproduction in Flowering Plants p. 119

Part III Maintenance of the Human Body
11 Animal Organization p. 137
12 Basic Mammalian Anatomy I p. 153
13 Chemical Aspects of Digestion p. 167
14 Cardiovascular System p. 177
15 Basic Mammalian Anatomy II p. 193
16 Homeostasis p. 207 
Part IV Integration and Control of the Human Body
17 Nervous System and Senses p. 223
18 Musculoskeletal System p. 239

Part V Continuance of the Species
19 Development p. 253
20 Patterns of Inheritance p. 271
21 Human Genetics p. 285
22 DNA Biology and Technology p. 299

Part VI Evolution and Diversity
23 Evidences of Evolution 313
24 Microbiology 331 
25 Seedless Plants 351
26 Seed Plants 365
27 Introduction to Invertebrates 379
28 Invertebrate Coelomates 397
29 The Vertebrates 419

Part VII Behavior and Ecology
30 Sampling Ecosystems 439
31 Effects of Pollution on Ecosystems 449

A Preparing a Laboratory Report/Laboratory Report Form 457
B Metric System 461
Practical Examination Answer Sheet 462
Index 463

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