Biology by Robert Brooker (NASTA Hardcover Reinforced High School Binding) Student Edition

Hardcover | January 22, 2008

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By Robert J. Brooker, Eric P. Widmaier, Linda Graham and Peter Stiling

Comprehensive, modern text featuring an evolutionary focus with an emphasis on scientific inquiry

Hypothesis testing and discovery-based science are at the core in Biology. An experimental focus throughout the entire text helps students understand how biological principles emerge.

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By Robert J. Brooker, Eric P. Widmaier, Linda Graham and Peter StilingComprehensive, modern text featuring an evolutionary focus with an emphasis on scientific inquiryHypothesis testing and discovery-based science are at the core in Biology. An experimental focus throughout the entire text helps students understand how biological prin...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:11.1 × 9.2 × 1.7 inPublished:January 22, 2008Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073349836

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Table of Contents

1 An Introduction to Biology

Unit 1 Chemistry

2 The Chemical Basis of Life I: Atoms, Molecules, and Water

3 The Chemical Basis of Life II: Organic Molecules

Unit 2 Cell

4 General Features of Cells

5 Membrane Structure and Transport

6 Systems Biology of Cell Organization

7 Enzymes, Metabolism, and Cellular Respiration

8 Photosynthesis

9 Cell Communication and Regulation of the Cell Cycle

10 Multicellularity

Unit 3 Genetics

11 Nucleic Acid Structure and DNA Replication

12 Gene Expression at the Molecular Level

13 Gene Regulation

14 Mutation, DNA Repair, and Cancer

15 Eukaryotic Chromosomes, Mitosis, and Meiosis

16 Simle Patterns of Inheritance

17 Complex Patterns of Inheritance

18 Genetics of Bacteria and Viruses

19 Developmental Genetics

20 Genetic Technology

21 Genomes, Proteomes, and Bioinformatics

Unit 4 Evolution

22 Origin and History of Life

23 An Introduction to Evolution

24 Population Genetics

25 Origin of Species

26 Taxonomy and Systematics

Unit 5 Diversity

27 The Bacteria and Archaea

28 Protists

29 The Kingdom Fungi

30 Plants and the Conquest of Land

31 The Diversity of Modern Gymnosperms and Angiosperms

32 An Introduction to Animal Diversity

33 The Invertebrates

34 The Vertebrates

Unit 6 Plants

35 An Introduction to Flowering Plants

36 Flowering Plants: Behavior

37 Flowering Plants: Nutrition

38 Flowering Plants: Transport

39 Flowering Plants: Reproduction and Development

Unit 7 Animals

40 Introduction to Animal Form and Function

41 Nutrition, Digestion, and Absorption

42 Control of Energy Balance, Metabolic Rate, and Body Temperature

43 Neuroscience I: Cells of the Nervous System

44 Neuroscience II: Evolution and Function of the Brain and Nervous Systems

45 Neuroscience III: Sensory Systems

46 The Muscular-Skeletal System and Locomotion

47 Circulatory Systems

48 Respiratory Systems

49 Excretory Systems and Salt and Water Balance

50 Endocrine Systems

51 Animal Reproduction

52 Animal Development

53 Defense Mechanisms of the Body

Unit 8 Ecology

54 An Introduction to Ecology and Biomes

55 Behavioral Ecology

56 Population Ecology

57 Species Interactions

58 Community Ecology

59 Ecosystems Ecology

60 Conservation Biology and Biodiversity