Study Guide For Campbell Biology

Paperback | December 7, 2016

byLisa A. Urry, Michael L. Cain, Steven A. Wasserman

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For courses in general biology

 

Bringing a conceptual framework to the study of biology

This popular study aid supports  Campbell Biology, 11th Edition, and is designed to help structure and organize your developing knowledge of biology and create personal understanding of the topics covered in the text. While allowing for your unique approach and focusing on the enjoyment of learning, the guide also shares a list of common strategies used by successful students as revealed through educational research. 


The Student Study Guide  provides concept maps, chapter summaries, word roots, and a variety of interactive activities including multiple-choice, short-answer essay, art labeling, and graph-interpretation questions.

  • Key Concepts are included to reinforce the textbook chapter’s big ideas.
  • Framework sections helps the student form an overall picture of the material presented in each chapter while Chapter Reviews synthesize all the major biological concepts presented in Campbell BIOLOGY, 11th Edition.
  • Interactive Questions require the student to work with figures and problems and Word Roots help the student learn and remember key biological terms
  • Structure Your Knowledge sections ask you to link concepts by completing concept maps, filling in tables, labeling diagrams, and writing essays.
  • Test Your Knowledge sections help you prepare thoroughly for exams.
  • A complete Answer Section provides answers to all the study guide activities.

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For courses in general biology   Bringing a conceptual framework to the study of biology This popular study aid supports  Campbell Biology, 11th Edition, and is designed to help structure and organize your developing knowledge of biology and create personal understanding of the topics covered in the text. While allowing for your u...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 10.6 × 8.4 × 1.2 inPublished:December 7, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Evolution, the Themes of Biology, and Scientific Inquiry

 

Unit One: The Chemistry of Life

2. The Chemical Context of Life

3. Water and Life

4. Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life

5. The Structure and Function of Large Biological Molecules

 

Unit Two: The Cell

6. A Tour of the Cell

7. Membrane Structure and Function

8. An Introduction to Metabolism

9. Cellular Respiration and Fermentation

10. Photosynthesis

11. Cell Communication

12. The Cell Cycle

 

Unit Three: Genetics

13. Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles

14. Mendel and the Gene Idea

15. The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance

16. The Molecular Basis of Inheritance

17. Gene Expression: From Gene to Protein

18. Regulation of Gene Expression 

19. Viruses   

20. DNA Tools and Biotechnology

21. Genomes and Their Evolution

 

Unit Four: Mechanisms of Evolution

22. Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life

23. The Evolution of Populations

24. The Origin of Species

25. The History of Life on Earth

 

Unit Five: The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity 

26. Phylogeny and the Tree of Life               

27. Bacteria and Archaea

28. Protists

29. Plant Diversity I: How Plants Colonized Land

30. Plant Diversity II: The Evolution of Seed Plants

31. Fungi

32. An Overview of Animal Diversity

33. An Introduction to Invertebrates

34. The Origin and Evolution of Vertebrates 

 

Unit Six: Plant Form and Function 

35. Vascular Plant Structure, Growth, and Development

36. Resource Acquisition and Transport in Vascular Plants

37. Soil and Plant Nutrition

38. Angiosperm Reproduction and Biotechnology

39. Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals 

 

Unit Seven: Animal Form and Function

40. Basic Principles of Animal Form and Function

41. Animal Nutrition

42. Circulation and Gas Exchange

43. The Immune System

44. Osmoregulation and Excretion

45. Hormones and the Endocrine System

46. Animal Reproduction

47. Animal Development

48. Neurons, Synapses, and Signaling

49. Nervous Systems

50. Sensory and Motor Mechanisms

51. Animal Behavior

 

Unit Eight: Ecology

52. An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere

53. Population Ecology

54. Community Ecology

55. Ecosystems and Restoration Ecology

56. Conservation Biology and Global Change

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