9780321701671

Human Biology Concepts and Current Issues with mybiology

  • ISBN 13:

    9780321701671

  • ISBN 10:

    0321701674

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/03/2011
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Award-winning teacher Michael D. Johnson catches your interest immediately by connecting basic biology concepts to real-world issues that are relevant to your life. Through a storytelling approach and extensive online support, Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues, Sixth Edition not only demystifies how the human body works but helps you to become a better consumer of health and science information. Each chapter now opens with Johnson’s popular "Current Issue" essays, and inside each chapter are entries from the author’s own, frequently updated blog.

Expanded online resources are now available and conveniently referenced in chapter sections with icons and URLs. The Sixth Edition also offers you stronger self-assessment tools, with new and expanded critical-thinking questions throughout each chapter and in the end-of-chapter reviews.

Taking advantage of non-scientists' natural curiosity about how the human body works, Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues sparks readers' interest in science and encourages active learning. Writing specifically for the non-majors human biology course, author Michael D. Johnson seeks to make readers better consumers of health and science information.

Instead of presenting facts to memorize, the magazine-style design and inspired narrative give readers a truly engaging learning tool. Extensive new material on DNA technology, genetic engineering, and environmental issues. For anyone interested in human biology.

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