Known for its thorough coverage of diversity, ecology, and environmental issues, this comprehensive book engages you with integrated, relevant case studies, and challenges you with thought-provoking questions throughout each chapter.
The fully revised Biology: Life on Earth, Ninth Edition, has the same friendly writing style appreciated by thousands of students, but with greater emphasis on engaging, real-world applications. New to this edition are “Case Study Continued” sections, which connect a chapter’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™ program that helps you make effective use of your study time outside of the classroom.
For coverage of plant and animal anatomy & physiology, an alternate edition—Biology: Life on Earth with Physiology, Ninth Edition—is also available.
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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:
Maintains a unique balance of emphasizing concepts without sacrificing scientific accuracy. Provides illustrations, process art and photographs to help readers visualize complex biological processes and to show clearly how the various stages of a dynamic process in biology unfold.
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Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0133780279
Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 133780279
Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 4th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0133780279