Inquiry into Life

Hardcover | January 5, 2010

bySylvia Mader

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Basic biological concepts and processes with a human emphasis.

From the unique delivery of biology content, to the time tested art program, to the complete integration of the text with technology, Dr. Sylvia Mader has formed a teaching system that will both motivate and enable your students to understand and appreciate the wonders of all areas of biology. Inquiry into Life, 13/e emphasizes the application of all areas of biology to knowledge of human concerns, what the students are able to relate to. This distinctive text was developed to stand apart from all other non-majors texts with a unique approach, unparalleled art, and a straightforward, succinct writing style that has been acclaimed by both users and reviewers.

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Basic biological concepts and processes with a human emphasis.From the unique delivery of biology content, to the time tested art program, to the complete integration of the text with technology, Dr. Sylvia Mader has formed a teaching system that will both motivate and enable your students to understand and appreciate the wonders of al...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:11 × 9.2 × 1.3 inPublished:January 5, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0077280105

ISBN - 13:9780077280109

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Table of Contents

1 The Study of Life

Part I Cell Biology

2 The Molecules of Cells

3 Cell Structure and Function

4 Membrane Structure and Function

5 Cell Division

6 Metabolism: Energy and Enzymes

7 Cellular Respiration

Part II Plant Biology

8 Photosynthesis

9 Plant Organization and Function

10 Plant Reproduction and Responses

Part III Maintenance of the Human Body

11 Human Organization

12 Cardiovascular System

13 Lymphatic and Immune Systems

14 Digestive System and Nutrition

15 Respiratory System

16 Urinary System and Excretion

Part IV Integration and Control of the Human Body

17 Nervous System

18 Senses

19 Musculoskeletal System

20 Endocrine System

Part V Continuance of the Species

21 Reproductive System

22 Development and Aging

23 Patterns of Inheritance

24 DNA Biology and Technology

25 Control of Gene Expression and Cancer

26 Genetic Counseling

Part VI Evolution and Diversity

27 Evolution of Life

28 Microbiology

29 Plants

30 Animals: Part I

31 Animals: Part II

Part VII Behavior and Ecology

32 Animal Behavior

33 Population Growth and Regulation

34 Nature of Ecosystems

35 The Biosphere

36 Environmental Concerns