Summary: Biological Science by Scott Freeman is infused with the spirit of inquiry. This 3rd edition text presents the unifying concepts and method of analysis, and helps readers learn and think like biologists. Teaching readers the fundamentals while introducing them to the excitement that drives the science. Giving readers the tools they need for success in understanding more advanced subjects. A nine-part organization covers topics under the general headings of: the ori
gin and early evolution of life, cell functions, gene structure and expression, developmental biology, evolutionary patterns and processes, the diversification of life, how plants work, how animals work, and ecology. For science enthusiasts who want to be inspired with a sense of wonder and excitement that makes learning about biology interesting and fun.
Summary: Biological Science by Scott Freeman is infused with the spirit of inquiry. This 3rd edition text presents the unifying concepts and method of analysis, and helps readers learn and think like biologists. Teaching readers the fundamentals while introducing them to the excitement that drives the science. Giving readers the tools they need for success in understanding more advanced subjects. A nine-part organization covers topics under the general headings of: the origin and early evolution of life, cell functions, gene structure and expression, developmental biology, evolutionary patterns and processes, the diversification of life, how plants work, how animals work, and ecology. For science enthusiasts who want to be inspired with a sense of wonder and excitement that makes learning about biology interesting and fun. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:3RD 08 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 12/28/2007 International: No
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Scott Freeman received his Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Washington and was subsequently awarded an Albert Sloan Postdoctoral Fellowship in Molecular Evolution at Princeton University. His research publications explore a range of topics, including the behavioral ecology of nest parasitism and the molecular systematics of the blackbird family. Scott teaches the majors' general biology course as a Lecturer at the University of Washington. He assisted in the groundbreaking and influential redesign of the course, which emphasizes an inquiry-based appraoch and the logic of experimental design. With Jon Herron, Scott is co-author of the standard-setting Evolutionary Analysis, which over 50,000 students have used to explore evolution with the same spirit of inquiry. He is currently conducting research on how active learning and peer teaching techniques affect student learning.
Illustrator, Kim Quillin, combines expertise in biology and information design to create lucid and scientifically accurate visual
representations of biological principles. She received her B.A. in Biology at Oberlin College and her Ph.D. in Integrative Biology
(as a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow) from the University of California, Berkeley, and has taught undergraduate biology at both schools.
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