Biological Science Volume 1

Paperback | January 11, 2013

byScott Freeman, Kim Quillin, Lizabeth Allison

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Supports and motivates you as you learn to think scientifically and use the skills of a biologist.

 

Scott Freeman’s Biological Science is beloved for its Socratic narrative style, its emphasis on experimental evidence, and its dedication to active learning. In the Fifth Edition, the author team has expanded to include new members bringing a fresh focus on accuracy and currency, and multiplying the dedication to active learning by six.

 

Research indicates that true mastery of content requires a move away from memorization towards active engagement with the material in a focused, personal way. Biological Science is the first introductory biology text designed to equip you with a strategy to accurately assess your level of understanding, predict your performance, and identify the types of cognitive skills that need improvement.

 

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Supports and motivates you as you learn to think scientifically and use the skills of a biologist.   Scott Freeman’s Biological Science is beloved for its Socratic narrative style, its emphasis on experimental evidence, and its dedication to active learning. In the Fifth Edition, the author team has expanded to include new member...

Scott Freeman Scott Freeman received his Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Washington and was subsequently awarded an Alfred P. Sloan Postdoctoral Fellowship in Molecular Evolution at Princeton University. His current research focuses on the scholarship of teaching and learning and he recently published two papers on his work:...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:672 pages, 10.6 × 8.7 × 0.7 inPublished:January 11, 2013Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0321841808

ISBN - 13:9780321841803

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Table of Contents

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1. Biology and the Tree of Life

2. Water and Carbon: The Chemical Basis of Life

3. Protein Structure and Function 

4. Nucleic Acids and the RNA World 

5. An Introduction to Carbohydrates 

6. Lipids, Membranes, and the First Cells 

7. Inside the Cell 

8. Cell-Cell Interactions 

9. Cellular Respiration and Fermentation 

10. Photosynthesis 

11. The Cell Cycle 

12. Meiosis 

13. Mendel and the Gene 

14. DNA and the Gene: Synthesis and Repair