Biology
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Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date : 2000-01
ISBN 10 : 0763708372
Pages : 837 pages
Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Designed for a one or two semester non-majors course in introductory biology taught at most two and four-year colleges. This course typically fulfills a general education requirement, and rather than emphasizing mastery of technical topics, it focuses on the understanding of biological ideas and concepts, how they relate to real life, and appreciating the scientific methods and thought processes. Given the authors' work in and dedication to science education, this text's writing style, pedagogy, and integrated support package are all based on classroom-tested teaching strategies and learning theory. The result is a learning program that enhances the effectiveness & efficiency of the teaching and learning experience in the introductory biology course like no other before it.

Biology

by Sandra Alters

Designed for a one or two semester non-majors course in introductory biology taught at most two and four-year colleges. This course typically fulfills a general education requirement, and rather than emphasizing mastery of technical topics, it focuses on the understanding of biological ideas and concepts, how they relate to real life, and appreciating the scientific methods and thought processes. Given the authors' work in and dedication to science education, this text's writing style, pedagogy, and integrated support package are all

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The Biology Book

by Michael C. Gerald,Gloria Gerald

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The Cell and Division Biology for Kids   Children s Biology Books

by Baby Professor

Biology is quite an interesting subject, especially if you break it down to its cellular levels. Working from the cells up will provide a unique perspective into the workings of the human body. It’s like understanding how a machine works by learning how the screws hold everything together. This educational book will make a great reviewer for children. Grab a copy today!

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Molecular Biology

by Burton E. Tropp

Molecular Biology or Molecular Genetics - Biology Department Biochemical Genetics - Biology or Biochemistry Department Microbial Genetics - Genetics Department The book is typically used in a one-semester course that may be taught in the fall or the spring. However, the book contains sufficient information so that it could be used for a full year course. It is appropriate for juniors and seniors or first year graduate students.

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The Biology of Animal Stress

by Gary P. Moberg,Joy A. Mench

The subjects of stress and animal welfare are currently attracting immense interest. This book brings together a range of perspectives from biomedical research (including human health and animal models of human stress) on stress and welfare, and assesses new approaches to conceptualising and alleviating stress.

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Biology

by N.A

Biology for grades 6 to 12 is designed to aid in the review and practice of biology topics such as matter and atoms, cells, classifying animals, genetics, plant and animal structures, human body systems, and ecological relationships. The book includes realistic diagrams and engaging activities to support practice in all areas of biology. The 100+ Series science books span grades 5 to 12. The activities in each book reinforce essential science skill practice in the areas of life science, physical science, and earth science. The

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Hard to teach Biology Concepts

by Susan Koba,Anne Tweed

This well-researched book provides a valuable instructional framework for high school biology teachers as they tackle five particularly challenging concepts in their classrooms, meiosis, photosynthesis, natural selection, proteins and genes, and environmental systems and human impact. The author counsels educators first to identify students' prior conceptions, especially misconceptions, related to the concept being taught, then to select teaching strategies that best dispel the misunderstandings and promote the greatest student learning. The book is not a prescribred set of lesson plans.

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Biology for the IB Diploma

by Andrew Allott

This concise guide provides all the content you need for the IB Diploma in Biology at both Standard and Higher Level.* Follows the structure of the IB Programme exactly and include all the options* Each topic is presented on its own page for clarity* Standard and Higher Level material clearly indicated* Plenty of practice questions* Written with an awareness that English may not be the reader's first language

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A Dictionary of Biology

by Elizabeth Martin,Robert Hine

Fully revised and updated for the seventh edition, this market-leading dictionary is the perfect guide for anyone studying biology, either at school or university. With more than 5,500 clear and concise entries, it provides comprehensive coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry. Over 250 new entries include terms such as Broca's area, comparative genomic hybridization, mirror neuron, and Pandoravirus. Appendices include classifications of the animal and plant kingdoms, the geological time scale, major mass extinctions of species, model organisms and their genomes, Nobel

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Biology

by Eldra P. Solomon,Linda Berg,Diana W. Martin

BIOLOGY, Seventh Edition by Solomon, Berg, and Martin continues to be the best-liked and most student-friendly introductory majors text available. In this edition the authors have created a learning system that makes the chapters easier to navigate and provides a variety of ways for students to learn the material. "Learning Objectives" are now strategically placed throughout the chapter following major headings, and there are review questions at the ends of these major sections. "Chapter Summaries" are now organized around the "

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Introductory Statistics for Biology

by R. E. Parker,Reginald Ernest Parker

This introductory text presents the use of statistical methods as an integral part of biological investigation, yet one whose superficial complexities have deterred many biologists from using them. The author argues that the difficulties, such as they are, do not lie in mathematical manipulation, but in grasping a few simple, but unfamiliar concepts. He emphasizes the need for precisely defining problems and for careful selection of the most appropriate methods - a wide range of which are described and illustrated.

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Systems Biology

by Lilia Alberghina,Hans V. Westerhoff

For life to be understood and disease to become manageable, the wealth of postgenomic data now needs to be made dynamic. This development requires systems biology, integrating computational models for cells and organisms in health and disease; quantitative experiments (high-throughput, genome-wide, living cell, in silico); and new concepts and principles concerning interactions. This book defines the new field of systems biology and discusses the most efficient experimental and computational strategies. The benefits for industry, such as the new network-based drug-target

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Advanced Biology

by Michael Kent

Written by an experienced author and teacher of students with a wide range of abilities, Advanced Biology will spark interest and motivate A-Level students.

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Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

by John M. Walker,Ralph Rapley,E. B. Gingold

This volume provides a revised and updated introduction to the techniques of molecular biology and its industrial applications. It should be of particular benefit to undergraduates and researchers in other biological areas.

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Cell Biology of Extracellular Matrix

by E.D. Hay

In the ten-year interval since the first edition of this volume went to press, our knowledge of extracellular matrix (ECM) function and structure has enor mously increased. Extracellular matrix and cell-matrix interaction are now routine topics in the meetings and annual reviews sponsored by cell biology societies. Research in molecular biology has so advanced the number of known matrix molecules and the topic of gene structure and regulation that we won dered how best to incorporate the new material. For

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Introduction to Systems Biology

by Sangdun Choi

This book provides an introductory text for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in comprehensive biological systems. The authors offer a broad overview of the field using key examples and typical approaches to experimental design. The volume begins with an introduction to systems biology and then details experimental omics tools. Other sections introduce the reader to challenging computational approaches. The final sections provide ideas for theoretical and modeling optimization in systemic biological researches. The book is an indispensable resource,

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Mushroom Biology

by Philip G. Miles,Shu-ting Chang

The discipline of Mushroom Biology, created by the authors of this book, has now been legitimized by references in the scientific literature and by two International Conferences devoted to the subject. This book sets the parameters of Mushroom Biology in a concise manner and also emphasizes trends and points out future directions which will lead to a greater utilization of mushrooms and mushroom products. The discipline was established to bring together persons who have in common scientific or commercial interests

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Marsupial Biology

by Norman Saunders,Lyn Hinds

Marsupial Biology developed from contributions commissioned from those attending an international symposium held in honour of Hugh Tyndale Biscoe, Australia's most celebrated marsupial biology authority and co-author of the previous leading marsupial biology text published more than 15 years ago. The book does not comprise papers of narrow focus read at the symposium, but chapters reviewing the knowledge in each key area, written to a book format. It has been tightly edited to ensure a great degree of harmony and is

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Discoveries in Plant Biology

by Shain-Dow Kung,Shang-Fa Yang

"The different chapters not only provide excellent overviews into the development of essential discoveries in plant biology, they also help the reader to better understand the background, current status and future direction of the research in each of the areas covered".Journal of Plant Physiology, 2001

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