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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.
Reflecting the changing landscape of the subject it surveys, this Sixth Edition of BIOLOGY is our most sweeping revision ever. But throughout the revision process, we have kept in mind the two core goals of all earlier editions: to explain the key con¬cepts of biology clearly and accurately within a context of unifying themes, and to help students develop positive and realistic impressions of science as a process of inquiry. These two teaching values evolved in the classroom, and we are obviously gratified that the book's dual emphases on concept-building and the process of science have appealed to the educators and students who have made BIOLOGY the most widely used college science textbook. But with this privilege of sharing biology with so many students comes the responsibility to continue improving the book to serve the biology community even better. Thus, throughout the entire planning and revision process, we visited dozens of campuses to listen to what students and their professors had to say about their biology courses and textbooks. These conversations with faculty and students informed the many improvements you'll find in this Sixth Edition.
This seventh edition of a long-established introductory text prepared by the team of Campbell (deceased; formerly of U. of California, Riverside) and Reece (who has a PhD from UC Berkeley)--along with numerous contributors and reviewers--continues in its mission to cover concepts in a way that engages students in scientific inquiry through examples and research opportunities.
This special edition of Campbell/Reece BIOLOGY, Seventh Edition, is designed specifically for the Advanced Placement Biology community of teachers and students. The book's front section includes a few customized items specific to the needs of AP teachers and students.
The text's hallmark values of accuracy, currency, and passion for teaching and learning have made Campbell/Reece the most successful biology book for students and instructors.
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.
Biology: Concepts and Connections invites readers into the world of biology with a new revision of this best-selling text. It is known for scientific accuracy and currency; a modular presentation that helps readers to focus on the main concepts; and art that teaches better than any other book. Biology: Exploring Life, THE LIFE OF THE CELL, The Chemical Basis of Life, The Molecules of Cells, A Tour of the Cell, The Working Cell, How Cells Harvest Chemical Energy, Photosynthesis: Using Light to Make Food, CELLULAR REPRODUCTION AND GENETICS, The Cellular Basis of Reproduction and Inheritance, Patterns of Inheritance, Molecular Biology of the Gene, The Control of Gene Expression, DNA Technology and Genomics, CONCEPTS OF EVOLUTION, How Populations Evolve, The Origin of Species, Tracing Evolutionary History, THE EVOLUTION OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY, The Origin and Evolution of Microbial Life: Prokaryotes and Protists, Plants, Fungi, and the Colonization of Land, The Evolution of Animal Diversity, Human Evolution, ANIMALS: FORM AND FUNCTION, Unifying Concepts of Animal Structure and Function, Nutrition and Digestion, Gas Exchange, Circulation, The Immune System, Control of the Internal Environment, Chemical Regulation, Reproduction and Embryonic Development, Nervous Systems, The Senses, How Animals Move, PLANTS: FORM AND FUNCTION, Plant Structure, Reproduction, and Development, Plant Nutrition and Transport, Control Systems in Plants, ECOLOGY, The Biosphere: An Introduction to Earth's Diverse Environments, Behavioral Adaptations to the Environment, Population Dynamics, Communities and Ecosystems, Conservation Biology For all readers interested in the world of biology.
Biology, Eighth Edition, serves students as a textbook in their general biology course and also later as a useful tool for review and reference. It encourages students to practice thinking as scientists by tackling the "What if?" questions in the Concept Checks and Inquiry Figures (and occasional figure legends), as well as the "Scientific Inquiry" questions in the Chapter Review.
Biology: Exploring Life is a unique three-part program that combines a shorter textbook; interactive activities; and interesting, creative labs. These three parts were all created to work together to make biology a successful and fun experience for you!
Only Biology: Exploring Life integrates textbook, Web, and labs into a dynamic and balanced program that brings concepts to life. This update includes new Web resources and greater coverage for 21st century skills.
This Part 1 Biology Exploring Life Lincoln Interactive, Second Custom Edition has a unique three-part program that combines a shorter textbook; interactive activities; and interesting, creative labs created to work together to make biology a successful and fun experience for the students and others.
The aim of this book is to engage students from a wide variety of majors in the wonders of the living world. In this sixth edition the emphasis is on connections to our everyday world while also doing more to help students connect the concepts of biology to evolution.
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