9780321681522

Biology Life on Earth Plus MasteringBiology with eText -- Access Card Package

  • ISBN 13:

    9780321681522

  • ISBN 10:

    0321681525

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/21/2010
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Known for its thorough coverage of diversity, ecology, and environmental issues, this comprehensive book engages readers with integrated, relevant case studies, and challenges them with thought-provoking questions throughout each chapter. The fully revisedBiology: Life on Earth, Ninth Edition,has the same friendly writing style appreciated by thousands of readers, but with greater emphasis on engaging, real-world applications. New to this edition are "Case Study Continued"sections, which connect a chapterrs"s case study to relevant biological topics covered in the chapter, and "Have you ever wondered?" features that respond to commonly asked questions from students. Thoroughly revised illustrations and expanded critical thinking questions have been added to each chapter and are supplemented by the powerful new MasteringBiology reg; program that helps students make effective use of their study time outside of the classroom. For courses not covering plant and animal anatomy & physiology, an alternate version-Biology: Life on Earth, Ninth Edition-is also available. An Introduction to Life on Earth, Atoms, Molecules, and Life, Biological Molecules, Cell Structure and Function, Cell Membrane Structure and Function, Energy Flow in the Life of a Cell, Capturing Solar Energy: Photosynthesis, Harvesting Energy: Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration, The Continuity of Life: Cellular Reproduction, Patterns of Inheritance, The Molecule of Heredity, Gene Expression and Regulation, Biotechnology, Principles of Evolution, How Populations Evolve, The Origin of Species, The History of Life, Systematics: Seeking Order Amidst Diversity, The Diversity of Prokaryotes and Viruses,The Diversity of Protists, The Diversity of Plants, The Diversity of Fungi, Animal Diversity I: Invertebrates, Animal Diversity II: Vertebrates, Animal Behavior, Population Growth and Regulation, Community Interactions, How Do Ecosystems Work?, Earthrs"s Diverse Ecosystems, Conserving Earthrs"s Biodiversity, Homeostasis and the Organization of the Animal Body, Circulation, Respiration, Nutrition and Digestion, The Urinary System, Defenses Against Disease, Chemical Control of the Animal Body: The Endocrine System, The Nervous System and the Senses, Action and Support: The Muscles and Skeleton, Animal Reproduction, Animal Development, Plant Anatomy and Nutrient Transport, Plant Reproduction and Development, Plant Responses to the Environment Intended for those interested in learning the basics of biology 0321681517 / 9780321681515 Biology: Life on Earth with Physiology with MasteringBiologyreg; Package consists of: 0321598466 / 9780321598462 Biology: Life on Earth with Physiology 0321682483 / 9780321682482 MasteringBiologyreg; Student Access Kit with Pearson eText for Biology: Life on Earth with Physiology (ME component)

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