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Biology (5th Edition)

by Jane B. Reece Neil A. Campbell Lawrence G. Mitchell

This fifth edition of Biology builds upon the earlier versions' dual goals: to help students construct a conceptual appreciation of life within the context of integrating themes and to inspire students to develop more positive and realistic impressions of science as a human activity. Those teaching values evolved in the classroom, and it is gratifying that the book's conceptual approach and emphasis on science as a process have had such widespread appeal for biology courses all over the world.

Biology: Concepts and Connections (4th Edition)

by Jane B. Reece Neil A. Campbell Martha R. Taylor Lawrence G. Mitchell

This book makes students familiar with the scientific process, in particular with the posing and testing of hypotheses. With an improved introduction to the process of science in Chapter 1, students will be better equipped to appreciate the many examples throughout the book of how scientific concepts emerge from observations and experimental evidence. The book also puts human faces on science with "Talking About Science" modules. A number of these profiles of interesting scientists are new to this edition.

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