Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections with Masteringbiology (Global ed of 8th revised ed)

Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections with Masteringbiology (Global ed of 8th revised ed)

By: Martha R. Taylor (author), Jane B. Reece (author), Jean L. Dickey (author), Eric J. Simon (author)Mixed Media

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Intended for non-majors or mixed biology courses. Soar to New Heights with Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections! Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections continues to introduce pedagogical innovations, which motivate students not only to learn, but also engage with biology. The Eighth Edition of this market-leading book builds on its hallmarks of accuracy, currency, and a dedication to revolutionizing teaching and learning solutions. This thorough revision focuses on providing instructors with the resources needed to invigorate the course and gives students the tools they need to succeed. This edition includes many new key figures to help students better visualize tough topics, while an increased emphasis on scientific thinking equips students to leave the course thinking like scientists. * This program presents a teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Engage in biology and make important connections between concepts and unifying themes: Immerse students in the world of biology, so they understand the connections across biological concepts. *Focus on scientific thinking: Encourage students to think like scientists and develop scientific reasoning and literacy skills with new Scientific Thinking Modules and more. *Maximize learning and success: Give students the tools they need to become skilled at learning and understanding course material.

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Contents

1. Biology: Exploring Life I. THE LIFE OF THE CELL 2. The Chemical Basis of Life 3. The Molecules of Cells 4. A Tour of the Cell 5. The Working Cell 6. How Cells Harvest Chemical Energy 7. Photosynthesis: Using Light to Make Food II. CELLULAR REPRODUCTION AND GENETICS 8. The Cellular Basis of Reproduction and Inheritance 9. Patterns of Inheritance 10. Molecular Biology of the Gene 11. How Genes Are Controlled 12. DNA Technology and Genomics III. CONCEPTS OF EVOLUTION 13. How Populations Evolve 14. The Origin of Species 15. Tracing Evolutionary History IV. THE EVOLUTION OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY 16. Microbial Life: Prokaryotes and Protists 17. The Evolution of Plant and Fungal Diversity 18. The Evolution of Invertebrate Diversity 19. The Evolution of Vertebrate Diversity V. ANIMALS: FORM AND FUNCTION 20. Unifying Concepts of Animal Structure and Function 21. Nutrition and Digestion 22. Gas Exchange 23. Circulation 24. The Immune System 25. Control of Body Temperature and Water Balance 26. Hormones and the Endocrine System 27. Reproduction and Embryonic Development 28. Nervous Systems 29. The Senses 30. How Animals Move VI. PLANTS: FORM AND FUNCTION 31. Plant Structure, Growth, and Reproduction 32. Plant Nutrition and Transport 33. Control Systems in Plants VII. ECOLOGY 34. The Biosphere: An Introduction to Earth's Diverse Environments 35. Behavioral Adaptations to the Environment 36. Population Ecology 37. Communities and Ecosystems 38. Conservation Biology

Product Details

  • publication date: 06/08/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781292058481
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • ID: 9781292058481
  • weight: 1832
  • ISBN10: 129205848X
  • edition: Global ed of 8th revised ed

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