Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections, 10th edition

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  • Martha R Taylor
  • Eric J. Simon New England College
  • Jean L. Dickey Clemson University
  • Kelly A. Hogan

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Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections
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Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections provides an innovative learning experience that motivates you to learn and interact with biology. The hallmark modular organization is built around central concepts to help you stay focused while connecting biology to the world and a wide variety of issues outside the classroom.

The 10th Edition draws from learning science and the authors' classroom experience to address how students like yourself learn today. Chapter Openers help you retain information, new features break content into bite-size subsections, and author-created videos focus you on what is important. 

UNIT I: THE LIFE OF THE CELL 

  1. Biology: The Scientific Study of Life 
  2. The Chemical Basis of Life 
  3. The Molecules of Cells 
  4. A Tour of the Cell 
  5. The Working Cell 
  6. How Cells Harvest Chemical Energy 
  7. Photosynthesis: Using Light to Make Food

UNIT II: CELLULAR REPRODUCTION AND GENETICS 

  1. The Cellular Basis of Reproduction and Inheritance 
  2. Patterns of Inheritance 
  3. Molecular Biology of the Gene 
  4. How Genes Are Controlled 
  5. DNA Technology and Genomics

UNIT III: CONCEPTS OF EVOLUTION

  1. How Populations Evolve 
  2. The Origin of Species 
  3. Tracing Evolutionary History

UNIT IV: THE EVOLUTION OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

  1. Microbial Life: Prokaryotes and Protists 
  2. The Evolution of Plant and Fungal Diversity 
  3. The Evolution of Invertebrate Diversity 
  4. The Evolution of Vertebrate Diversity

UNIT V: ANIMALS: FORM AND FUNCTION

  1. Unifying Concepts of Animal Structure and Function 
  2. Nutrition and Digestion 
  3. Gas Exchange 
  4. Circulation 
  5. The Immune System 
  6. Control of Body Temperature and Water Balance 
  7. Hormones and the Endocrine System 
  8. Reproduction and Embryonic Development 
  9. Nervous Systems 
  10. The Senses 
  11. How Animals Move

UNIT VI: PLANTS: FORM AND FUNCTION 

  1. Plant Structure, Growth, and Reproduction 
  2. Plant Nutrition and Transport
  3. Control Systems in Plants

UNIT VII. ECOLOGY

  1. The Biosphere:  An Introduction to Earth's Diverse Environments
  2. Behavioral Adaptations to the Environment 
  3. Population Ecology
  4. Communities and Ecosystems 
  5. Conservation Biology

APPENDICES

  1. Metric Conversion Table 
  2. The Periodic Table 
  3. The Amino Acids of Proteins
  4. Chapter Review Answers 
  5. Credits

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