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Essentials of Biology 5th Edition (PDF) by Mader, Windelspecht

eBook details

  • Length: 720 pages
  • Authors: Sylvia Mader, Michael Windelspecht
  • File Format: PDF
  • File Size: 276 MB
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education;
  • Published:  5th edition (24th January, 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01MSDTSOY
  • ISBN-10: 1259660265
  • ISBN-13: 9781259660269

Essentials of Biology (Fifth edition) is the latest edition of the best selling introductory biology etextbook for non-major college students that can be used in a two – or one-semester course. It was prepared to provide non-science majors with a fundamental understanding of the science of biology. The overall focus of this latest edition addresses the learning styles of modern students, and in the process, increases their understanding of the importance of science in their daily lives. It was prepared to engage today’s students in the science of biology by providing a fundamental understanding of life. Connections boxes and digital resources encourage the student to integrate scientific concepts into their lives. Essentials of Biology Fifth eition is fully integrated into McGraw-Hill’s adaptive learning and Connect platforms and is associated with many online assets that allow instructors to use this text as a content foundation for traditional, online, hybrid and” flipped” classrooms.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 A View of Life

Part 1 The Cell
2 The Chemical Basis of Life
3 The Organic Molecules of Life
4 Inside the Cell
5 The Dynamic Cell
6 Energy for Life
7 Energy for Cells

Part 2 Genetics
8 Cellular Reproduction
9 Meiosis and the Genetic Basis of Sexual Reproduction
10 Patterns of Inheritance
11 DNA Biology and Technology
12 Biotechnology and Genomics
13 Genetic Counseling

Part 3 Evolution
14 Darwin and Evolution
15 Evolution on a Small Scale
16 Evolution on a Large Scale

Part 4 Diversity of Life
17 The Microorganisms: Viruses, Bacteria, and Protists
18 The Plants and Fungi
19 The Animals

Part 5 Plant Structure and Function
20 Plant Anatomy and Growth
21 Plant Responses and Reproduction

Part 6 Animal Structure and Function
22 Being Organized and Steady
23 The Transport Systems
24 The Maintenance Systems
25 Digestion and Human Nutrition
26 Defenses Against Disease
27 The Control Systems
28 Sensory Input and Motor Output
29 Reproduction and Embryonic Development

Part 7 Ecology
30 Ecology of Populations
31 Communities and Ecosystems
32 Human Impact on the Biosphere

 

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