Campbell Essential Biology

Paperback | February 4, 2015

byEric J. Simon, Jean L. Dickey, Jane B. Reece

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For non-majors/mixed biology courses.
 
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Campbell Essential Biology makes biology interesting and understandable for non-majors biology students. This best-selling textbook, known for its scientific accuracy, clear explanations, and intuitive illustrations, has been revised to further emphasize the relevance of biology to everyday life, using memorable analogies, real-world examples, conversational language, engaging new Why Biology Matters photo essays, and more. New MasteringBiology activities engage students outside of the classroom and help students develop scientific literacy skills.
 
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Neil A. Campbell (1946-2004) combined the inquiring nature of a research scientist with the soul of a caring teacher.  Ove his 30 years of teaching introductory biology to both science majors and nonscience majors, many thousands of students had the opportunity to learn from him and be stimulated by his enthusiasm for the study of li...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 10.8 × 9.6 × 0.8 inPublished:February 4, 2015Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction: Biology Today

Unit 1: Cells

Chapter 2: Essential Chemistry for Biology

Chapter 3: The Molecules of Life

Chapter 4: A Tour of the Cell

Chapter 5: The Working Cell

Chapter 6: Cellular Respiration: Obtaining Energy from Food

Chapter 7: Photosynthesis: Using Light to Make Food

Unit 2: Genetics

Chapter 8: Cellular Reproduction: Cells from Cells

Chapter 9: Patterns of Inheritance

Chapter 10: The Structure and Function of DNA

Chapter 11: How Genes Are Controlled

Chapter 12: DNA Technology

Unit 3: Evolution and Diversity

Chapter 13: How Populations Evolve

Chapter 14: How Biological Diversity Evolves

Chapter 15: The Evolution of Microbial Life

Chapter 16: The Evolution of Plants and Fungi

Chapter 17: The Evolution of Animals

Unit 4: Ecology

Chapter 18: An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere

Chapter 19: Population Ecology

Chapter 20: Communities and Ecosystems

(NOTE: Chapters 21-29 are included in a different version of this text that covers plant and animal physiology. See ISBN 9780321967503)