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Biology : Concepts and Investigations

Biology : Concepts and Investigations - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0073403472

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ISBN13: 978-0073403472
ISBN10: 0073403474
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Edition: 2ND 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2012
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Biology : Concepts and Investigations - 2ND 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073403472

Marielle Hoefnagels

ISBN13: 978-0073403472
ISBN10: 0073403474
Cover type:
Edition: 2ND 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

Marielle Hoefnagels passion as a classroom instructor is evident in this new edition with herLearn How To Learn Roadmap-teaching students to think like a scientist!

Marielle Hoefnagels is an award winning teacher and professor of biology at the University of Oklahoma. Her concepts-oriented introductory biology text places greater emphasis on the processes of scientific investigation and evolution than any other comparable textbook. Her teaching experience is evident in the book through its use of student-centered art, applications and innovative pedagogy using a''What's the Point?''focus on relevance and importance.

LEARN HOW TO LEARN/SCIENCE AS A PROCESS-Application and Relevancy!

  • Figure It Out-focusing on quantitative skills
  • Pull It Together-Concept Maps
  • Write It Out-asks students to recall and integrate key chapter material.
  • Mastering Conceptsquestions have been added to each Investigating Life Section in the text.
  • ''What's The Point''- audio clips for each chapter opener.
  • Attention Grabbing Essay, Chapter Outline andLearn How To Learn Study Tips
  • Apply It Now-Application based readings
  • Burning Questions-questions from Marielle's own class!

MORE CONSISTENT EVOLUTION COVERAGE-Investigating Life:each chapter's capstone concept focuses on a scientific study that shed light on an evolutionary topic. In each case, the emphasis is on how scientists developed and tested a specific hypothesis.
MODERN APPROACH TO GENETICS- The genetics unit has been rearranged to combine the material on gene function with DNA structure.
CONNECT PLUS AND LEARNSMART- Hoefnagels 2e has market leading text assets and it has now entered into the realm of text specific digital tools with Connect Plus and LearnSmart.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents Unit 1: Science, Chemistry, and Cells 1. The Scientific Study of Life 2. The Chemistry of Life 3. Cell Structure and Function 4. The Energy of Life 5. Photosynthesis 6. How Cells Release Energy Unit 2: Biotechnology, Genetics, and Inheritance 7. DNA Structure and Gene Function 8. DNA Replication, Mitosis, and the Cell Cycle 9. Sexual Reproduction and Meiosis 10. Patterns of Inheritance Unit 3: The Evolution of Life 11. The Forces of Evolutionary Change 12. Evidence of Evolution 13. Speciation and Extinction 14. The Origin and History of Life Unit 4: The Diversity of Life 15. Viruses 16. Bacteria and Archaea 17. Protists 18. Plants 19. Fungi 20. Animals Unit 5: Plant Life 21. Plant Form and Function 22. Plant Nutrition and Transport 23. Reproduction and Development of Flowering Plants Unit 6: Animal Life 24. Animal Tissues and Organ Systems 25. The Nervous System 26. The Senses 27. The Endocrine System 28. The Skeletal and Muscular Systems 29. The Circulatory System 30. The Respiratory System 31. Digestion and Nutrition 32. Regulation of Temperature and Body Fluids 33. The Immune System 34. Animal Reproduction and Development Unit 7: The Ecology of Life 35. Animal Behavior 36. Population Ecology 37. Communities and Ecosystems 38. The Biosphere 39. Preserving Biodiversity
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