Explorations in Basic Biology, 12th edition

  • Stanley E Gunstream

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Explorations in Basic Biology gives you clear background information and directions for conducting laboratory activities. This title is a self-contained laboratory manual that helps you learn basic biological information but also gain experience practicing laboratory techniques.

Published by Pearson (July 23rd 2021) - Copyright © 2012

ISBN-13: 9780137523221

Subject: Biology

Category: Human Biology

Table of contents

Exercise 1: Orientation
Exercise 2: The Microscope
Exercise 3: The Cell
Exercise 4: Chemical Aspects
Exercise 5: Diffusion and Osmosis
Exercise 6: Enzymes
Exercise 7: Photosynthesis
Exercise 8: Cellular Respiration and Fermentation
Exercise 9: Cell Division
Exercise 10: Prokaryotes and Protists
Exercise 11: Green, Brown and Red Algae
Exercise 12: Fungi
Exercise 13: Terrestrial Plants
Exercise 14: Simple Animals
Exercise 15: Mollusks, Segmented Worms and Arthropods
Exercise 16: Echinoderms and Chordates
Exercise 17: Dissection of the Frog
Exercise 18: Dissection of the Fetal Pig
Exercise 19: Blood and Circulation
Exercise 20: Gas Exchange
Exercise 21: Digestion
Exercise 22: Excretion
Exercise 23: Neural Control
Exercise 24: Sensory Perception in Humans
Exercise 25: Chemical Control in Animals
Exercise 26: The Skeletal System
Exercise 27: Muscles and Movement
Exercise 28: Reproduction in Vertebrates
Exercise 29: Fertilization and Development
Exercise 30: Early Embryology of the Chick
Exercise 31: Structure of Flowering Plants
Exercise 32: Transport in Plants
Exercise 33: Chemical Control in Plants
Exercise 34: Heredity
Exercise 35: Molecular and Chromosomal Genetics
Exercise 36: DNA Fingerprinting
Exercise 37: Evolution
Exercise 38: Evolutionary Mechanisms
Exercise 39: Ecological Relationships
Exercise 40: Population Growth
Exercise 41: Animal Behavior
Appendix A. Common Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words
Appendix B. Common Metric Units and Temperature Conversions
Appendix C. Oil-Immersion Technique

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