Inquiry Into Biology

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byBob Constantin, Helen Colbourne, Darcy Dobell

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Written to support the Alberta Biology 20-30 Program of Studies.

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Written to support the Alberta Biology 20-30 Program of Studies.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:850 pages, 11 × 8.7 × 1.5 inPublished:December 15, 2006Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070960526

ISBN - 13:9780070960527

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Table of Contents

Safety in Your Biology Laboratory
Introducing Biology 20/30

UNIT 1: ENERGY AND MATTER EXCHANGE IN THE BIOSPHERE

Unit 1 Preparation

Chapter 1: Energy Transfer in the Biosphere

1.1 How Energy Enters the Biosphere
1.2 How Energy is Transferred in the Biosphere
Chapter 1 Summary
Chapter 1 Review

Chapter 2: Cycles of Matter

2.1 The Role of Water in Cycles of Matter
2.2 Biogeochemical Cycles
2.3 The Balance of the Matter and Energy Exchange
Chapter 2 Summary
Chapter 2 Review
Unit 1 Review

UNIT 2: ECOSYSTEMS AND POPULATION CHANGE

Unit 2 Preparation

Chapter 3: Ecosystems and Their Diversity

3.1 Individuals, Populations, and Communities in Ecosystems
3.2 Classifying and Naming Organisms
3.3 Studying Organisms in Ecosystems
Chapter 3 Summary
Chapter 3 Review

Chapter 4: Mechanisms of Population Change

4.1 Adaptation, Variation, and Natural Selection
4.2 Developing a Theory to Explain Change
4.3 How Species Form
Chapter 4 Summary
Chapter 4 Review
Unit 2 Review

UNIT 3: PHOTOSYNTHESIS AND CELLULAR RESPIRATION


Chapter 5: Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

5.1 Matter and Energy Pathways in Living Systems
5.2 Photosynthesis Stores Energy in Organic Compounds
5.3 Cellular Respiration Releases Energy from Organic Compounds
Chapter 5 Summary
Unit 3 Review

UNIT 4: HUMAN SYSTEMS

Unit 4 Preparation

Chapter 6: Digestion and Human Health

6.1 The Molecules of Living Systems
6.2 The Digestive System
6.3 Health and the Digestive System
Chapter 6 Summary
Chapter 6 Review

Chapter 7: The Respiratory System

7.1 Structures of the Respiratory System
7.2 Breathing and Respiration
7.3 Respiratory Health
Chapter 7 Summary
Chapter 7 Review

Chapter 8: Circulation and Immunity

8.1 Structures of the Circulatory System
8.2 Blood and Circulation
8.3 The Lymphatic System and Immunity
Chapter 8 Summary
Chapter 8 Review

Chapter 9: Excretion and the Interaction of Systems

9.1 Overview of the Excretory System
9.2 Urine Formation in the Nephron
9.3 Maintaining the Excretory System
Chapter 9 Summary
Chapter 9 Review

Chapter 10: The Muscular System and Homeostasis

10.1 Movement and Muscle Tissue
10.2 Muscles, Health, and Homeostasis
Chapter 10 Summary
Chapter 10 Review
Unit 4 Review

UNIT 5: THE NERVOUS AND ENDOCRINE SYSTEMS

Unit 5 Preparation

Chapter 11: The Nervous System

11.1 Structures and Processes of the Nervous System
11.2 The Central Nervous System
11.3 The Peripheral Nervous System
Chapter 11 Summary
Chapter 11 Review

Chapter 12: Sensory Reception

12.1 Sensory Receptors and Sensation
12.2 Photoreception
12.3 Mechanoreception and Chemoreception
Chapter 12 Summary
Chapter 12 Review

Chapter 13: Hormonal Regulation of Homeostasis

13.1 The Glands and Hormones of the Endocrine System
13.2 Hormonal Regulation of Growth, Development, and Metabolism
13.3 Hormonal Regulation of the Stress Response
13.4 Hormonal Regulation of Blood Sugar
Chapter 13 Summary
Chapter 13 Review
Unit 5 Review

UNIT 6: REPRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT

Unit 6 Preparation

Chapter 14: The Continuance of Human Life

14.1 The Male and Female Reproductive Systems
14.2 The Effect of Sexually Transmitted Infections on the Reproductive Systems
14.3 Hormonal Regulation of the Reproductive Systems
Chapter 14 Summary
Chapter 14 Review

Chapter 15: Human Development

15.1 Fertilization and Embryonic Development
15.2 Fetal Development and Birth
15.3 Reproduction, Technology, and Society
Chapter 15 Summary
Chapter 15 Review
Unit 6 Review

UNIT 7: CELL DIVISION, GENETICS, AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Unit 7 Preparation

Chapter 16: Cellular Reproduction

16.1 The Cell Cycle
16.2 The Reproduction of Somatic Cells
16.3 The Formation of Gametes
16.4 Reproductive Strategies
Chapter 16 Summary
Chapter 16 Review

Chapter 17: Patterns and Processes in Inheritance

17.1 Laying Foundations: Peas, Patterns, and Probabilities
17.2 Extending Mendel's Laws: More Patterns and Probabilities
17.3 Genetics and Society
Chapter 17 Summary
Chapter 17 Review

Chapter 18: Molecular Genetics

18.1 DNA Structure and Replication
18.2 Protein Synthesis and Gene Expression
18.3 Mutations and Genetic Recombination
18.4 Genetics and Society
Chapter 18 Summary
Chapter 18 Review
Unit 7 Review

UNIT 8: POPULATION AND COMMUNITY DYNAMICS

Unit 8 Preparation

Chapter 19: Genetic Diversity in Populations

19.1 The Hardy-Weinberg Principle
19.2 The Causes of Gene Pool Change
Chapter 19 Summary
Chapter 19 Review

Chapter 20: Population Growth and Interactions

20.1 Population Growth
20.2 Interactions in Ecological Communities
20.3 Sharing the Biosphere
Chapter 20 Summary
Chapter 20 Review
Unit 8 Review

Appendix A: Measurement in Science
Appendix B: A Quick Chemistry Reference for the Biology Student
Appendix C: Microscopy Review
Appendix D: Review of Biological Drawings
Appendix E: Tips for Writing Diploma Exam Written Response Questions
Appendix F: Fetal Pig Dissection

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