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Biology: Life on Earth with Physiology, 11th edition

  • Gerald Audesirk
  • Teresa Audesirk
  • Bruce E. Byers

Published by Pearson (January 7th 2016) - Copyright © 2017

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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.  


 

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Table of contents

Biology Life on Earth, Eleventh Edition includes Chapters 1-31

Biology Life on Earth with Physiology, Eleventh Edition includes Chapters 1-46


1. An Introduction to Life on Earth

 

Unit I: THE LIFE OF THE CELL

2. Atoms, Molecules, and Life

3. Biological Molecules

4. Cell Structure and Function

5. Cell Membrane Structure and Function

6. Energy Flow in the Life of a Cell

7. Capturing Solar Energy: Photosynthesis

8. Harvesting Energy: Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration

 

Unit 2: INHERITANCE

9. Cellular Reproduction

10. Meiosis: The Basis of Sexual Reproduction

11. Patterns of Inheritance

12. DNA: The Molecule of Heredity

13. Gene Expression and Regulation

14. Biotechnology

 

Unit 3: EVOLUTION AND DIVERSITY OF LIFE

15. Principles of Evolution

16. How Populations Evolve

17. The Origin of Species

18. The History of Life

19. Systematics: Seeking Order Amid Diversity

20. The Diversity of Prokaryotes and Viruses

21. The Diversity of Protists

22. The Diversity of Plants

23. The Diversity of Fungi

24. Animal Diversity I: Invertebrates

25. Animal Diversity II: Vertebrates

 

Unit 4. BEHAVIOR AND ECOLOGY

26. Animal Behavior

27. Population Growth and Regulation

28. Community Interactions

29. Energy Flow and Nutrient Cycling in Ecosystems

30. Earth’s Diverse Ecosystems

31. Conserving Earth’s Biodiversity

 

Unit 5. ANIMAL ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

32. Homeostasis and the Organization of the Animal Body

33. Circulation

34. Respiration

35. Nutrition and Digestion

36. The Urinary System

37. Defenses Against Disease

38. Chemical Control of the Animal Body: The Endocrine System

39. The Nervous System

40. The Senses

41. Action and Support: The Muscles and Skeleton

42. Animal Reproduction

43. Animal Development

 

Unit 6. PLANT ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

44. Plant Anatomy and Nutrient Transport

45. Plant Reproduction and Development

46. Plant Responses to the Environment


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