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Campbell Essential Biology with Physiology (5th Edition)

Campbell Essential Biology with Physiology (5th Edition)

by Eric J. Simon (Author), Jean L. Dickey (Author), Jane B. Reece (Author), Kelly A. Hogan (Author)
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NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringBiology does not come packaged with this content.   If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringBiology search for ISBN-10: 032196750X/ ISBN-13:  9780321967503. That package includes ISBN-10: 0321967674//ISBN-13: 9780321967671 and ISBN-10: 0134001389/ISBN-13: 9780134001388.

For non-majors/mixed biology courses.
 
Helping students understand why biology matters                
Campbell Essential Biology makes biology interesting and understandable for non-majors biology students. This best-selling textbook, known for its scientific accuracy, clear explanations, and intuitive illustrations, has been revised to further emphasize the relevance of biology to everyday life, using memorable analogies, real-world examples, conversational language, engaging new Why Biology Matters photo essays, and more. New MasteringBiology activities engage students outside of the classroom and help students develop scientific literacy skills.
 
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MasteringBiology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product that improves results by helping students quickly master concepts. Students benefit from self-paced tutorials that feature immediate wrong-answer feedback and hints that emulate the office-hour experience to help keep students on track. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, many of them contributed by Essential Biology authors, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts. New MasteringBiology activities for this edition include “Essential Biology” videos that help students efficiently review key topics outside of class, “Evaluating Science in the Media” activities that help students to build science literacy skills, and “Scientific Thinking” coaching activities that guide students in understanding the scientific method.



   



Biology: Life on Earth with Physiology (11th Edition)

Biology: Life on Earth with Physiology (11th Edition)

by Gerald Audesirk (Author), Teresa Audesirk (Author), Bruce E. Byers (Author)
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For non-majors/mixed biology courses.   An Inquiry Approach that engages readers in critical thinking through the use of relatable case studies and more. With a proven and effective tradition of engaging readers with real-world applications, high-interest case studies, and inquiry-based pedagogy, Biology: Life on Earth fosters a lifetime of discovery and scientific understanding.  Maintaining the conversational, question-and-answer presentation style that has made the text a best-seller, the Eleventh Edition continues to incorporate true and relevant Case Studies throughout each chapter, along with new, more extensive guidance for developing critical thinking skills and scientific literacy.     Also available with MasteringBiology™ MasteringBiology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product proven to improve results by helping readers quickly master concepts. Readers benefit from self-paced tutorials that feature personalized wrong-answer feedback and hints that emulate the office-hour experience and help keep students on track. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, readers are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.   NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringBiology does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringBiology search for:   0133910601 / 9780133910605 Biology: Life on Earth with Physiology Plus MasteringBiology with eText -- Access Card Package, 11/e   Package consists of: 0134254732 / 9780134254739     MasteringBiology with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Biology: Life on Earth with Physiology 0133923002 / 9780133923001     Biology: Life on Earth with Physiology    



Campbell Biology (9th Edition)

Campbell Biology (9th Edition)

by Jane B. Reece (Author), Lisa A. Urry (Author), Michael L. Cain (Author), Steven A. Wasserman (Author), Peter V. Minorsky (Author), Robert B. Jackson (Author)
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Helping Students Make Connections Across Biology   Campbell BIOLOGY is the unsurpassed leader in introductory biology. The text’s hallmark values—accuracy, currency, and passion for teaching and learning—have made it the most successful college introductory biology book for eight consecutive editions.   Building on the Key Concepts chapter framework of previous editions, Campbell BIOLOGY, Ninth Edition helps students keep sight of the “big picture” by encouraging them to: Make connections across chapters in the text, from molecules to ecosystems, with new Make Connections Questions Make connections between classroom learning, research breakthroughs, and the real world with new Impact Figures Make connections to the overarching theme of evolution in every chapter with new Evolution sections Make connections at a higher cognitive level through new Summary of Key Concepts Questions and Write About a Theme Questions This is the standalone book if you want the Book with Mastering Biology order the ISBN below: ISBN 0321558146 /  9780321558145 Campbell Biology with MasteringBiology® Package consists of 0321558235 / 9780321558237 Campbell Biology 0321686500 / 9780321686503 MasteringBiology® with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Campbell Biology



What is Life? A Guide to Biology

What is Life? A Guide to Biology

by Jay Phelan (Author)
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From the front of the classroom to the top of the bestseller’s list, award-winning educator Jay Phelan knows how to tell the story of how scientists investigate the big questions about life. He is also a master at using biology as a springboard for developing the critical thinking skills and scientific literacy that are essential to students through college and throughout their lives.Phelan’s dynamic approach to teaching biology is the driving force behind What Is Life?—the most successful new non-majors biology textbook of the millennium. The rigorously updated new edition brings forward the features that made the book a classroom favorite (chapters anchored to intriguing questions about life, spectacular original illustrations, innovative learning tools) with new features, enhanced art, and full integration with its own dedicated version of LaunchPad—W.H. Freeman’s breakthrough online course space, which fully integrates an interactive e-Book, all student media, a wide range of assessment and course management features, in a new interface in which power and simplicity go hand in hand. See what's in the LaunchPad



Essential Cell Biology, 4th Edition

Essential Cell Biology, 4th Edition

by Bruce Alberts (Author), Dennis Bray (Author), Karen Hopkin (Author), Alexander D Johnson (Author), Julian Lewis (Author), Martin Raff (Author), Keith Roberts (Author), Peter Walter (Author)
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Essential Cell Biology provides a readily accessible introduction to the central concepts of cell biology, and its lively, clear writing and exceptional illustrations make it the ideal textbook for a first course in both cell and molecular biology. The text and figures are easy-to-follow, accurate, clear, and engaging for the introductory student. Molecular detail has been kept to a minimum in order to provide the reader with a cohesive conceptual framework for the basic science that underlies our current understanding of all of biology, including the biomedical sciences. The Fourth Edition has been thoroughly revised, and covers the latest developments in this fast-moving field, yet retains the academic level and length of the previous edition. The book is accompanied by a rich package of online student and instructor resources, including over 130 narrated movies, an expanded and updated Question Bank. Essential Cell Biology, Fourth Edition is additionally supported by the Garland Science Learning System. This homework platform is designed to evaluate and improve student performance and allows instructors to select assignments on specific topics and review the performance of the entire class, as well as individual students, via the instructor dashboard. Students receive immediate feedback on their mastery of the topics, and will be better prepared for lectures and classroom discussions. The user-friendly system provides a convenient way to engage students while assessing progress. Performance data can be used to tailor classroom discussion, activities, and lectures to address students’ needs precisely and efficiently. For more information and sample material, visit http://garlandscience.rocketmix.com/.



Biology

Biology

by Robert Brooker (Author), Eric Widmaier (Author), Linda Graham (Author), Peter Stiling (Author)
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The previous three editions of BIOLOGY, written by Dr. Rob Brooker, Dr. Eric Widmaier, Dr. Linda Graham, and Dr. Peter Stiling, have reached thousands of students and provided them with an outstanding view of the biological world. Now, the fourth edition has gotten even better! The author team is dedicated to producing the most engaging and current text that is available for undergraduate students who are majoring in biology. The authors want students to be inspired by the field of biology and become critical thinkers. They understand the goal of a professor is to prepare students for future course work, lab experiences, and careers in the sciences. Building on the successes of the previous editions, the fourth edition reflects a focus on core competencies and provides a more learner-centered approach. The strength of an engaging and current text is improved with the addition of new pedagogical features that help develop and strengthen critical thinking skills.



Campbell Biology in Focus (2nd Edition)

Campbell Biology in Focus (2nd Edition)

by Lisa A. Urry (Author), Michael L. Cain (Author), Steven A. Wasserman (Author), Peter V. Minorsky (Author), Jane B. Reece (Author)
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NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringBiology ™ does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringBiology search for:
0321962583 / 9780321962584 Campbell Biology in Focus Plus MasteringBiology with eText -- Access Card Package, 2/e Package consists of: 0134156382 / 9780134156385 MasteringBiology with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Campbell Biology in Focus 0321962753 / 9780321962751 Campbell Biology in Focus, 2/e   In 930 text pages, Campbell Biology in Focus, Second Edition, emphasizes the essential content, concepts, and scientific skills needed for success in the college introductory course for biology majors.   Focus.  Practice.  Engage.  Campbell Biology in Focus is the best-selling “short” textbook for the introductory college biology course for science majors. Every unit takes an approach to streamlining the material that best fits the needs of instructors, based on surveys, curriculum initiatives, reviews, discussions with hundreds of biology professors, careful analyses of course syllabi, and the report Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education. The Second Edition builds on the Campbell hallmark standards of accuracy, clarity, and pedagogical innovation, going beyond this foundation to help students make connections visually across chapters, interpret real data from research, and synthesize their knowledge.The accompanying digital resources include new, mobile-friendly tools that help instructors teach challenging topics better than ever before; integrate the eText with videos and animations; and allow students to test, learn, and retest until they achieve mastery of the content.   Also Available with MasteringBiology ™ This title is also available with MasteringBiology – an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product proven to improve results by helping students quickly master concepts. Students benefit from self-paced tutorials that feature personalized wrong-answer feedback and hints that emulate the office-hour experience and help keep students on track. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts. New MasteringBiology activities for this edition include Interpret the Data Questions, which challenge students to analyze real data presented in a graph, figure or table, and Solve It Tutorials, which engage students in a multistep investigation of a scientific “mystery.” For instructors, new Ready-to-Go Teaching Modules provide easy-to-use assignments for before and after class plus in-class activities with clicker questions and questions in Learning Catalytics™. 




The Immune System, 4th Edition

The Immune System, 4th Edition

by Peter Parham (Author)
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The Immune System, Fourth Edition emphasizes the human immune system and presents immunological concepts in a coherent, concise, and contemporary account of how the immune system works. Written for undergraduate, medical, veterinary, dental, and pharmacy students, it makes generous use of medical examples to illustrate points. This classroom-proven textbook offers clear writing, full-color illustrations, and section and chapter summaries that make the book accessible and easily understandable to students. The Fourth Edition is a major revision that brings the content up-to-date and improves clarity. Based on user feedback, there is now increased continuity and connectivity between chapters. The Immune System is additionally supported by the Garland Science Learning System. This homework platform is designed to evaluate and improve student performance and allows instructors to select assignments on specific topics and review the performance of the entire class, as well as individual students, via the instructor dashboard. Students receive immediate feedback on their mastery of the topics, and will be better prepared for lectures and classroom discussions. The user-friendly system provides a convenient way to engage students while assessing progress. Performance data can be used to tailor classroom discussion, activities, and lectures to address students’ needs precisely and efficiently. For more information and sample material, visit http://garlandscience.rocketmix.com/. A free trial for the Garland Science Learning System will be available to use during the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters. Please contact us directly at science@garland.com to sign up!



Biology

Biology

by Robert Brooker (Author), Eric Widmaier (Author), Linda Graham (Author), Peter Stiling (Author)
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The first edition of BIOLOGY, written by Dr. Rob Brooker, Dr. Eric Widmaier, Dr. Linda Graham, and Dr. Peter Stiling, has reached thousands of students and provided them with an outstanding view of the biological world. Now, the second edition has gotten even better! The author team is dedicated to producing the most engaging and current text that is available for undergraduate students who are majoring in biology. We want our students to be inspired by the field of biology and become critical thinkers. To this end, we have made the following changes throughout the entire book.Each chapter in the second edition begins with an interesting story or set of observations that will catch the students’ interests as they begin to read a chapter. To help students test their knowledge and critical thinking skills, we have increased the number of Concept Check questions that are associated with the figure legends and revised the many of the questions at the end of each chapter so they are at a higher level in Bloom’s taxonomy. An answer key for the questions is now provided in an appendix at the end of the book. To further help students appreciate the scientific process, the Feature Investigation in each chapter now includes three new elements: a Conclusion, the original journal citation for the experiment, and questions that are directly related to the experiment. Many photographs and micrographs have been enlarged or replaced with better images. The presentation of the material has been refined by dividing some of the chapters into smaller sections and by the editing of complex sentences. With regard to the scientific content in the textbook, the author team has worked with hundreds of faculty reviewers to refine the first edition and to update the content so that our students are exposed to the most cutting edge material. Users who purchase Connect receive access to the full online eBook version of the textbook.



Discover Biology (Sixth Core Edition)

Discover Biology (Sixth Core Edition)

by Anu Singh-Cundy (Author), Gary Shin (Author)
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Developing scientific literacy through active learning―before, during, and after class.Discover Biology is praised by adopters for its clear, accessible explanations that develop students’ understanding of core concepts. The Sixth Edition maintains this strength but is more focused, 10% shorter, and offers a consistent chapter structure that gives students the conceptual foundation they need to fully understand and appreciate why biology matters in their own lives. This edition offers an accessible, flexible, and complete suite of teaching resources to support students and instructors at every stage of the learning process.



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