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Biology : Life on Earth - With CD

Biology : Life on Earth - With CD - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0131005068

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ISBN10: 0131005065
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Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2005
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Biology : Life on Earth - With CD - 7TH 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131005068

Gerald Audesirk, Teresa Audesirk and Bruce E. Byers

ISBN13: 978-0131005068
ISBN10: 0131005065
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 05
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

For one- or two-semester courses in Introductory Biology for mixed and non-majors.

With the amount of information in biology growing constantly, instructors must select what to cover--and at the same time instill a sense of scientific literacy in non-majors students. Biology: Life on Earth helps instructors and students manage a wealth of scientific information in a way students can relate to. Students are encouraged to learn according to their own style, and to relate this information to their own lives.

Table of Contents

1: An Introduction to Life on Earth

UNIT ONE: THE LIFE OF A CELL

2: Atoms, Molecules, and Life
3: Biological Molecules
4: Cell Membrane Structure and Function
5: Cell Structure and Function
6: Energy Flow in the Life of a Cell
7: Capturing Solar Energy: Photosynthesis
8: Harvesting Energy: Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration

UNIT TWO: INHERITANCE

9: DNA: The Molecule of Heredity
10: Gene Expression and Regulation
11: The Continuity of Life: Cellular Reproduction
12: Patterns of Inheritance
13: Biotechnology

UNIT THREE: EVOLUTION and Diversity of Life

14: Principles of Evolution
15: How Organisms Evolve
16: The Origin of Species
17: The History of Life
18: Systematics: Seeking Order Amidst Diversity
19: The Diversity of Viruses, Prokaryotes, and Protists
20: The Diversity of Fungi
21: The Diversity of Plants
22: Animal Diversity I: Invertebrates
23: Animal Diversity II: Vertebrates

UNIT FOUR: PLANT ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

24: Plant Anatomy and Nutrient Transport
25: Plant Reproduction and Development
26: Plant Responses to the Environment

UNIT FIVE: ANIMAL ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

27: Homeostasis and the Organization of the Animal Body
28: Circulation
29: Respiration
30: Nutrition and Digestion
31: The Urinary System
32: Defenses Against Disease
33: Chemical Control of the Animal Body: The Endocrine System
34: The Nervous System and the Senses
35: Action and Support: The Muscles and Skeleton
36: Animal Reproduction
37: Animal Development

UNIT SIX: BEHAVIOR AND ECOLOGY

38: Animal Behavior
39: Population Growth and Regulation
40: Community Interactions
41: How do Ecosystems Work?
42: Earth's Diverse Ecosystems

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