Biology : The Essentials

Paperback | January 5, 2012

byMariëlle Hoefnagels

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HOEFNAGELS: BIOLOGY: THE ESSENTIALS

Mariëlle Hoefnagels presents up-to-date information using a scientific approach and relevant examples to illustrate the basic biological concepts. Mariëlle’s focus on evolutionary processes and implications aid a cross-disciplinary approach to the study of Biology, which will help students make connections and grasp the importance and relevance of biology in their lives.

BIOLOGY EXPLAINED YOUR WAY - In writing this book Mariëlle has maintained a TOTAL FOCUS ON THE STUDENT and what they need to be successful in this course by providing the tools and direction needed to support understanding and learning, not memorizing. Her primary goal has been to simplify the more complicated biological content to the elements that students need to actually understand it.

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    HOEFNAGELS: BIOLOGY: THE ESSENTIALSMariëlle Hoefnagels presents up-to-date information using a scientific approach and relevant examples to illustrate the basic biological concepts. Mariëlle’s focus on evolutionary processes and implications aid a cross-disciplinary approach to the study of Biology, which will help students make connec...

    Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.9 × 9.7 × 0.9 inPublished:January 5, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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    ISBN - 10:0078096928

    ISBN - 13:9780078096921

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    Table of Contents

    Unit 1: Science, Chemistry, and Cells
    1. Scientific Study of Life
    2. Chemistry of Life
    3. Cells
    4. The Energy of Life
    5. Photosynthesis
    6. How Cells Release Energy
    Unit 2: Biotechnology, Genetics, and Inheritance
    7. DNA Structure and Gene Function
    8. DNA Replication, Mitosis, and the Cell Cycle
    9. Sexual Reproduction and Meiosis
    10. Patterns of Inheritance
    11. DNA Technology
    Unit 3: Evolution and Diversity
    12. Forces of Evolutionary Change
    13. Evidence of Evolution
    14. Speciation and Extinction
    15. Evolution and Diversity of Microbial Life
    16. Evolution and Diversity of Plants
    17. Evolution and Diversity of Animals
    Unit 4: Ecology
    18. Population Ecology
    19. Communities and Ecosystems
    20. Preserving Biodiversity
    Unit 5: Plant Physiology
    21. Plant Form and Function
    22. Reproduction and Development of Flowering Plants
    Unit 6: Animal Physiology
    23. Animal Tissues and Organ Systems
    24. The Nervous System and the Senses
    25. The Endocrine System
    26. The Musculoskeletal System
    27. The Circulatory and Respiratory Systems
    28. Digestion, Nutrition, and Excretion
    29. The Immune System
    30. Reproduction and Development