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With the amount of information in biology growing constantly, it is a challenge for readers to develop a sense of scientific literacy and to become educated consumers. This volume helps readers manage a wealth of scientific information in a manner that is both meaningful and long-lasting.
Features significant content revisions as well as new figures and photographs in every chapter. Includes anentirely new chapter on conservation biology. Presents approximately 40% new photos. Adds new bioethics icons to call out essays that relate to this timely topic.
A comprehensive reference for anyone interested in learning more about biology.
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This best-selling introductory text, widely praised for its lively writing style and impeccable scientific presentation, has been revised to reflect the changing dynamics of introductory biology. Emphasizing concepts over facts and critical thinking over memorization, Life on Earth presents the dynamic processes at work in biology and conveys the relevance and excitement of this discipline to students.From the Back Cover:
Provides an engaging and easy to use book with an innovative and interactive media program. It achieves a unique balance in emphasizing concepts without sacrificing scientific accuracy. The new MediaTutor, found at the end of each chapter, integrates the book and media by providing a brief description of the CD or WEB activity and the time requirement for completion. Earth Watch/Health Watch essays cover biodiversity, ozone depletion/prenatal diagnosis, and sexually transmitted diseases. Major topics include The Life Of A Cell, Patterns Of Inheritance, Evolution, Plant Anatomy And Physiology; Animal Anatomy And Physiology; Ecology.
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Book Description Benjamin Cummings, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. 8. Seller Inventory # DADAX0132380617
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