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BioInquiry : Making Connections in Biology - Nancy L. Pruitt

BioInquiry

Making Connections in Biology

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Published: 19th January 2005
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From its inception, this NSF-sponsored learning system was hailed as a welcome departure from traditional approaches, both in terms of organization and delivery of content. <i>BioInquiry</i> tells the story of the process of science, and so is organized to trace scientists&#8217; journey to biological understanding, beginning with Darwin and evolution. The Third Edition&#8217;s unique integration of multimedia &#8211; developed in tandem with the text and designed to provide additional dimension to key topics - is now seamlessly housed in the powerful engine of Egrade Plus. The result is an integrated product that presents a more realistic approach to what non-science majors need to be informed citizens and scientifically literate consumers of information.

1. Biology: What is the Study of Life?

2. Evolution: Why Are There So Many Living Things?

3. Mendelian Genetics: How Are Traits Inherited?

4. Cells: What are the Building Blocks of Life?

5. Chromosomes: Where Are the Genes Found?

6. Molecular Biology: What Is DNA and How Does It Work?

7. Biotechnology: How Do We Use What We Know about Life?

8. Population Genetics: How Do Genes Move through Time and Space?

9. Biodiversity: How Diverse Is Life?

10. Bioenergetics: How Do Organisms Acquire and Use Energy?

11. Animal Physiology: How Do Organisms Respond to Change?

12. Human Physiology: How Does the Human Body Work?

13. Plant Forum and Function: How Do Plants Live in the World?

14. Behavior: How Do Animals Interact with Other Animals?

15. Population Ecology: How Do Organisms Interact to Form Populations?

16. Ecology: How Do Organism Interact with Their Environments?

Appendix A: A Brief Review of Basic Chemistry.

Appendix B: A Brief Review of the Chemistry of Life.

Appendix C: The Diversity of Life.

Glossary.

Photo Credits.

Index.

ISBN: 9780471473213
ISBN-10: 0471473219
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 672
Published: 19th January 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 23.4  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 1.77
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised