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Essentials of Biology - 2nd edition

Essentials of Biology (ISBN10: 0077280091; ISBN13: 9780077280093)
ISBN13: 978-0077280093
ISBN10: 0077280091

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0073403427
ISBN10: 0073403423

Summary: Essentials of Biology is an introductory biology text for non-major students that combines Dr. Sylvia Mader's superb and accessible writing style with clear visuals, a comprehensive learning system, and abundant supplements. Essentials of Biology explains the principles of biology clearly and illustrates them in a captivating, easy-to-understand manner. It emphasizes the relevance of biology to students' lives within a framework of biodiversity and is organized around the major conce
pts of biology'cells theory, gene theory, evolution, the theory of homeostasis, and ecosystems. ..The three key features ofEssentials of Biologyinclude:..1. Dr. Sylvia Mader's succinct, precise writing style. Sylvia's writing is what has earned her a reputation as one of the most successful introductory biology textbook author ever, and it is what will be most compelling in this text...2. A comprehensive learning system to help students get the most out of each chapter's text content and an incredible instructional visual program...3. Our package would not be complete without our robust media technology package with quality animations, digitized videos, OLC, and student interactive CD-ROM....Each chapter features numerous pedagogical tools that are carefully developed to help students grasp challenging concepts. These include:..-A numbered outline at the beginning of each chapter with accompanying concept statements for the main topics in each chapter. ..- Check Your Progress questions and answers at the end of each major heading within the chapter to help students assess their understanding of the previous section. ..- The boldface terms in each chapter are page referenced in an Understanding the Terms list at the end of the chapter, and a matching exercise allows students to test their knowledge of the terms...- A Thinking Scientifically section at the end of each chapter gives students the opportunity to use critical thinking skills to respond to scientific questions...- The Bioe
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Summary: Essentials of Biology is an introductory biology text for non-major students that combines Dr. Sylvia Mader's superb and accessible writing style with clear visuals, a comprehensive learning system, and abundant supplements. Essentials of Biology explains the principles of biology clearly and illustrates them in a captivating, easy-to-understand manner. It emphasizes the relevance of biology to students' lives within a framework of biodiversity and is organized around the major concepts of biology'cells theory, gene theory, evolution, the theory of homeostasis, and ecosystems. ..The three key features ofEssentials of Biologyinclude:..1. Dr. Sylvia Mader's succinct, precise writing style. Sylvia's writing is what has earned her a reputation as one of the most successful introductory biology textbook author ever, and it is what will be most compelling in this text...2. A comprehensive learning system to help students get the most out of each chapter's text content and an incredible instructional visual program...3. Our package would not be complete without our robust media technology package with quality animations, digitized videos, OLC, and student interactive CD-ROM....Each chapter features numerous pedagogical tools that are carefully developed to help students grasp challenging concepts. These include:..-A numbered outline at the beginning of each chapter with accompanying concept statements for the main topics in each chapter. ..- Check Your Progress questions and answers at the end of each major heading within the chapter to help students assess their understanding of the previous section. ..- The boldface terms in each chapter are page referenced in an Understanding the Terms list at the end of the chapter, and a matching exercise allows students to test their knowledge of the terms...- A Thinking Scientifically section at the end of each chapter gives students the opportunity to use critical thinking skills to respond to scientific questions...- The Bioe ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 10
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 01/07/2009
International: No

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