This title looks at how cells are put together and how they sustain life by controlling a complex series of chemical reactions. It examines the differences between the two fundamental cell types: the prokaryotes (bacteria and archaea) and the eukaryotes (everything else!). The book shows how the first forms of life were probably cells very similar to some bacteria today. The newly-classified kingdom archaea may also offer clues to the origin of life on Earth.
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Robert Snedden is a Heinemann author.Review:
Series: Cells and Life. This is an easy read about the cell with a one page summary at the end. Good book for those reluctant when taking science. Brenda Gorman, Library Media Specialist Arlington Independent School District1/13/2009 --Arlington Independent School District
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