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Life The Science of Biology

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ISBN-10: 1319010164

ISBN-13: 9781319010164

Edition: 11th 2017

Authors: David Sadava, David M. Hillis, H. Craig Heller, Sally D. Hacker

List price: $204.95
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The Eleventh Edition of Life: The Science of Biology is engaging, active, and focused on teaching the skills that students need in the majors biology course. New pedagogical features grab students’ attention and give them a clear learning path through the text. Active learning is a priority throughout the text and media, giving instructors the support they need to encourage students to "learn by doing." Life continues and improves its focus on experiments and data, ensuring that students learn the skills they need to succeed in their careers. It is this potent combination of expertly crafted pedagogy and engagement that make this new edition the best resource for biology students.The…    
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Book details

List price: $204.95
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: W. H. Freeman & Company
Publication date: 1/6/2017
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1268
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.30" long x 2.05" tall
Weight: 8.030
Language: English

As a community ecologist interested in natural and managed coastal, dune, and estuarine communities, Dr. Hacker's research explores the structures, functions, and services of communities under varying contexts of species interactions and global change. Her work has most recently focused on the protective role of ecosystems in mitigating coastal vulnerability due to climate change. She is author or co-author on numerous articles and book chapters exploring species interactions, marine invasions, and ecosystem services important to marine spatial planning and ecosystem-based management. She teaches courses in introductory ecology, community ecology, and marine biology.