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Biology Today and Tomorrow Without Physiology

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ISBN-10: 0495102733

ISBN-13: 9780495102731

Edition: 2nd 2007

Authors: Cecie Starr, Evers

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Cecie Starr is the most successful author in non-majors biology because of her clear and engaging writing, trend-setting art, and unparalleled media. BIOLOGY TODAY AND TOMORROW, BASICS Edition (no physiology coverage) her most concise text, provides a precise, issues-oriented approach and "solves" some of the toughest course challenges: engaging students, linking concepts from chapter to chapter, easily monitoring students' progress and simplifying lecture prep. Show students how biology matters: opening each chapter with engaging essays on hot issues and related online voting, the text highlights the connections between biology and real-life. Online exercises promote critical thinking…    
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Book details

List price: $147.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 7/9/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 9.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.464
Language: English

For the past two decades, Cecie Starr has been known as one of the best-selling biology textbook authors. Her texts, appreciated for their clarity in both the written word and the visual representation of biological concepts, include multiple editions of Biology: the Unity and Diversity of Life, Biology: Concepts and Applications, and Biology today and Tomorrow. Her original dream was to become an architect. Instead of building houses, she now builds, with care and attention to detail, incredible texts based on this philosophy: "I invite students into a chapter through an intriguing story. Once inside, they get the great windows that biologists construct on the world of life. Biology is not…    

1. Invitation to Biology. Unit 1: CELLS. 2. Molecules of Life. 3. How Cells Are Put Together. 4. How Cells Work. 5.Where it Starts?Photosynthesis. 6. How Cells Release Chemical Energy. Unit 2: GENETICS. 7. How Cells Reproduce. 8. Inheritance Patterns. 9. DNA Structure and Function. 10. Gene Expression and Control. 11. Studying and Manipulating Genomes. Unit 3: EVOLUTION AND DIVERSITY. 12. Processes of Evolution. 13. Evolutionary Patterns, Rates, and Trends. 14. Early Life. 15. Plant Evolution. 16. Animal Evolution. 17. Plants and Animals: Common Challenges. Unit 4: ECOLOGY. 18. Population Ecology. 19. Community Structure and Biodiversity. 20. Ecosystems. 21. The Biosphere. 22. Behavioral…