Biology Today and Tomorrow with Physiology, 5th Edition
- Cecie Starr
- Christine Evers
- Lisa Starr
- ISBN-10: 1305117352
- ISBN-13: 9781305117358
- 640 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2013, 2010, 2007
- COPYRIGHT: 2016 Published
Strike the perfect balance between level of detail and accessibility! Written for a one-semester, non-Biology majors course, BIOLOGY TODAY AND TOMORROW is packed with applications that are relevant to a student's daily life. The clear, straightforward writing style, in-text learning support, and trendsetting art engage students and help them understand key concepts. The accompanying MindTap for Biology is the most engaging and easiest to customize online solution in Biology. Overall, this accessible introduction helps students develop an understanding of biology and the process of science while building the critical-thinking skills they need to become responsible citizens of the world.
1. Invitation to Biology.
UNIT 1: HOW CELLS WORK.
2. Molecules of Life.
3. Cell Structure.
4. Energy and Metabolism.
5. Capturing and Releasing Energy.
UNIT 2: GENETICS.
6. DNA Structure and Function.
7. Gene Expression and Control.
8. How Cells Reproduce.
9. Patterns of Inheritance.
UNIT 3: EVOLUTION AND DIVERSITY.
11. Evidence of Evolution.
12. Processes of Evolution.
13. Early Life Forms and the Viruses.
14. Plants and Fungi.
15. Animal Evolution.
UNIT 4: ECOLOGY
16. Population Ecology.
17. Communities and Ecosystems.
18. The Biosphere and Human Effects.
UNIT 5: HOW ANIMALS WORK.
19. Animal Tissues and Organs.
20. How Animals Move.
21. Circulation and Respiration.
23. Digestion and Excretion.
24. Neural Control and the Senses.
25. Endocrine Control.
26. Reproduction and Development.
UNIT 6: HOW PLANTS WORK.
27. Plant Form and Function.
28. Plant Reproduction and Development.
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