Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections, 10th edition

  • Martha R Taylor, 
  • Eric J. Simon, 
  • Jean L. Dickey, 
  • Kelly A Hogan

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Campbell Biology: Concepts and Connections creates an innovative learning experience that will help you to both learn about and interact with biology. The text continues to introduce pedagogical developments that create an innovative learning experience. The hallmark modular organization built around central concepts helps you stay focused and connect biology with the world outside the classroom.

Building on the text's outstanding art and hallmark features, the 10th Edition delivers new digital resources and embedded interactives that guide will guide you to success. This edition draws from learning science as well as the authors' classroom experience to provide tools that help with learning. New Chapter Openers promote information retention. Selected features break content into bite-size subsections, and additional author-created videos will guide you to focus on what is important.

Published by Pearson (July 2nd 2020) - Copyright © 2021

ISBN-13: 9780136538783

Subject: Biology

Category: Biology for non-majors

Table of contents

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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