Biology: A Guide to the Natural World with mybiology" (4th Edition)

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Key Benefit: David Krogh’s fluent writing style guides readers through the natural world of biology using relevant examples, clearly-developed illustrations, and interesting analogies that resonate with readers.

Key Topics: Science as a Way of Learning: A Guide to the Natural World, Fundamental Building Blocks: Chemistry, Water, and pH, Life’s Components: Biological Molecules, Life’s Home: The Cell, Life’s Border: The Plasma Membrane, Life’s Mainspring: An Introduction to Energy, Vital Harvest: Deriving Energy from Food, The Green World’s Gift: Photosynthesis, Genetics and Cell Division, Preparing for Sexual Reproduction: Meiosis, The First Geneticist: Mendel and His Discoveries, Units of Heredity: Chromosomes and Inheritance, Passing On Life’s Information: DNA Structure and Replication, How Proteins Are Made: Genetic Transcription, Translation, and Regulation, The Future Isn’t What It Used to Be: Biotechnology, An Introduction to Evolution Charles Darwin, Evolutionary Thought, and the Evidence for Evolution, The Means of Evolution: Microevolution, The Outcomes of Evolution: Macroevolution, A Slow Unfolding: The History of Life on Earth, Arriving Late, Traveling Far: The Evolution of Human Beings, Viruses, Bacteria, Archaea, and Protists: The Diversity of Life 1, Fungi and Plants: The Diversity of Life 2, Animals: The Diversity of Life 3, The Angiosperms: An Introduction to Flowering Plants, The Angiosperms: Form and Function in Flowering Plants, Communication and Control: The Nervous and Endocrine Systems, Defending the Body: The Immune System, Transport and Exchange 1: Blood and Breath, Transport and Exchange 2: Digestion, Nutrition, and Elimination, An Amazingly Detailed Script: Animal Development, How the Baby Came to Be: Human Reproduction, An Interactive Living World 1: Populations in Ecology,

An Interactive Living World 2: Communities in Ecology, An Interactive Living World 3: Ecosystems and Biomes, Animals and Their Actions: Animal Behavior

Market: Intended for those interested in learning the basics of biology

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David Krogh’s fluent writing style guides students through the natural world of biology using relevant examples, clearly-developed illustrations, and interesting analogies that resonate with students.

 

Intended for Introductory Biology courses, every aspect of Biology: A Guide to the Natural World was written and illustrated to guide students through biological concepts and develop their sense of scientific literacy. It is recognized as a book that students enjoy reading. The Fourth Edition builds upon the text’s popular strengths—an accessible and engaging writing style, up-to-date content,  a clear illustration program, a robust media package, and a complete selection of instructor and student resources.

This text now includes access to MasteringBiology®. All resources previously found on mybiology are now located within the Study Area of MasteringBiology. Science as a Way of Learning: A Guide to the Natural World, Fundamental Building Blocks: Chemistry, Water, and pH, Life’s Components: Biological Molecules, Life’s Home: The Cell, Life’s Border: The Plasma Membrane, Life’s Mainspring: An Introduction to Energy, Vital Harvest: Deriving Energy from Food, The Green World’s Gift: Photosynthesis, Genetics and Cell Division, Preparing for Sexual Reproduction: Meiosis, The First Geneticist: Mendel and His Discoveries, Units of Heredity: Chromosomes and Inheritance, Passing On Life’s Information: DNA Structure and Replication, How Proteins Are Made: Genetic Transcription, Translation, and Regulation, The Future Isn’t What It Used to Be: Biotechnology, An Introduction to Evolution Charles Darwin, Evolutionary Thought, and the Evidence for Evolution, The Means of Evolution: Microevolution, The Outcomes of Evolution: Macroevolution, A Slow Unfolding: The History of Life on Earth, Arriving Late, Traveling Far: The Evolution of Human Beings, Viruses, Bacteria, Archaea, and Protists: The Diversity of Life 1, Fungi and Plants: The Diversity of Life 2, Animals: The Diversity of Life 3, The Angiosperms: An Introduction to Flowering Plants, The Angiosperms: Form and Function in Flowering Plants, Communication and Control: The Nervous and Endocrine Systems, Defending the Body: The Immune System, Transport and Exchange 1: Blood and Breath, Transport and Exchange 2: Digestion, Nutrition, and Elimination, An Amazingly Detailed Script: Animal Development, How the Baby Came to Be: Human Reproduction, An Interactive Living World 1: Populations in Ecology, An Interactive Living World 2: Communities in Ecology, An Interactive Living World 3: Ecosystems and Biomes, Animals and Their Actions: Animal Behavior. Intended for those interested in learning the basics of biology

 

0321706986 / 9780321706980 Biology: A Guide to the Natural World with MasteringBiology™

 

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About the Author:

David Krogh has been writing about science for 24 years in newspapers, magazines, books, and for educational institutions. He is the author of Smoking: The Artificial Passion, an account of the pharmacological and cultural motivations behind the use of tobacco, which was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Science and Technology. In 1994, he began work on what would become Biology: A Guide to the Natural World, and in 1999 he completed its first edition. Since then, he has produced three more editions of A Guide to the Natural World along with a second textbook, A Brief Guide to Biology. He holds bachelor’s degrees in journalism and history from the University of Missouri.

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