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MindTap Biology, 2 terms (12 months) Printed Access Card, 9th Edition

  • Cecie Starr
  • Christine Evers
  • Lisa Starr
  • ISBN-10: 128577731X
  • ISBN-13: 9781285777313
  • 1 Pages | Mixed Media
  • COPYRIGHT: 2015 Published
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About the Product

MindTap Biology for Starr/Evers/Starr's Biology: Concepts and Applications, 9th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. MindTap Biology includes the Aplia for Biology app, providing an interesting variety of problem types to engage students and promote critical thinking. Students go beyond rote memorization and gain conceptual understanding; gradebook analytics allow you to monitor students' progress. Access to this product is valid for 12 months of usage.


  • Seamlessly deliver content and technology assets, engage students, encourage interactivity, and meet your specific course needs.

  • Utilize the Aplia for Biology app for homework.

  • Customize the course--from tools to text--and make adjustments "on the fly," to include breaking news and incorporate today's teachable moments.

  • Bring interactivity into learning through the integration of multimedia assets (apps from Cengage Learning and other providers), and numerous in-context exercises and supplements. student engagement will increase, leading to better student outcomes.

  • Track students’ use, activities and comprehension in real-time, so you can provide early intervention to influence progress and outcomes. Grades are visible and archived so students and instructors always have access to current standings in the class.

  • Assess knowledge throughout each section: after readings, in activities, homework, and quizzes.

  • Automatically grade all homework and quizzes.

About the Author

Cecie Starr

For decades, Cecie Starr has been known as one of the best-selling biology textbook authors. Her texts, appreciated for their clarity in both the written word and the visual representation of biological concepts, include multiple editions of BIOLOGY: THE UNITY AND DIVERSITY OF LIFE, BIOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, and BIOLOGY TODAY AND TOMORROW. Her original dream was to become an architect. Instead of building houses, she now builds, with care and attention to detail, texts based on this philosophy: "I invite students into a chapter through an intriguing story. Once inside, they get the great windows that biologists construct on the world of life. Biology is not just another house. It is a conceptual mansion. I hope to do it justice."

Christine Evers

Christine Evers has been providing tools for biology education for more than 20 years. Before becoming a textbook author, she provided content for Genentech’s Access Excellence website and developed digital course materials for a variety of publishers. She received her undergraduate education at SUNY Stony Brook and did graduate work at Yale University.

Lisa Starr

Lisa Starr has been creating incredible art for the Starr biology textbooks since 1997 and began authoring the books in 2004. She has a passion for all things science, and particularly enjoys parsing complex scientific concepts into written and visual content that engages nonscientists. She has an education in chemistry and biochemistry and an extensive background in molecular biology-based research in both academic and industrial settings.

Table of Contents

How Would You Vote? assignments
Pre-Learning Assessments
Introductory Videos
Reading Activities
Aplia Homework assignments
Post Learning Assessments
Chapter Tests
How Would You Vote? Revisited assignments