Biology for the Informed Citizen Study Guide by Sharon GilmanBiology for the Informed Citizen Study Guide by Sharon Gilman

Biology for the Informed Citizen Study Guide

bySharon Gilman

Paperback | January 28, 2014

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Designed to work with Biology for the Informed Citizen by Donna M. Bozzone and Douglas S. Green, this Study Guide provides students with brief summaries and step-by-step analyses of each chapter, additional review questions, and thoughtful advice and study tips. The Study Guide is authored bySharon Gilman, who is also the author of the book's test item file, a resource for instructors that includes over 1200 questions for easy student evaluation.
Sharon Gilman is Associate Professor of Biology at Coastal Carolina University.
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Title:Biology for the Informed Citizen Study GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.39 × 10.91 × 0.71 inPublished:January 28, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199958076

ISBN - 13:9780199958078

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: The Scientific Study of Life1. The Nature of Biology and EvolutionWhy Does Biology Matter to You?2. The Nature of ScienceHow Do We Know How the World Works?Unit 2: Reproduction, Inheritance, and Evolution3. Human DevelopmentHow Do Cells Make a Person?4. Inheritance, Genes, and CharacteristicsDoes Disease Have a Genetic Basis?5. CancerHow Can It Be Prevented, Diagnosed, and Treated?6. ReproductionWhat "Kind" of Baby Is It?7. Plants, Agriculture, and Genetic EngineeringCan We Create Better Plants and Animals?8. Health Care and the Human GenomeHow Will We Use Our New Medical and Genetic Skills?9. EvolutionHow Do Species Arise and Adapt?10. The Evolution of DiseaseWhy Do We Get Sick?Unit 3: Interacting with Nature11. EcologyHow Do We Benefit from a Functional Ecosystem?12. Biodiversity and Human AffairsHow Is the Human Race Like a Meteorite?13. Human Population GrowthHow Many People Can a Single Planet Hold?