Biology: The Core, 3rd edition
Published by Pearson (February 21st 2019) - Copyright © 2020
You'll get loose-leaf, three-hole-punched pages ready to be placed in a binder.
NOTE: This loose-leaf, three-hole punched version of the textbook gives you the flexibility to take only what you need to class and add your own notes — all at an affordable price. For loose-leaf editions that include MyLab™ or Mastering™, several versions may exist for each title and registrations are not transferable. You may need a Course ID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use MyLab or Mastering products.
For non-majors/mixed biology courses.
Help students see biology’s relevance by focusing on core concepts
Eric Simon’s Biology: The Core presents essential biological concepts, using a unique visual and hybrid approach. The succinct 12-chapter textbook uses dynamic figures and illustrations organized into concise, self-contained 2-page modules that focus students’ attention to what is most relevant.
Biology: The Core pairs with Mastering Biology to offer extensive assignment options and support materials that provide instructors with maximum flexibility. For every concept in the text, Mastering Biology provides assignments and activities instructors can use to layer detail and tailor content to their course and the way they teach, including new Guided Video Tours of key modules and new Coaching Activities on scientific literacy–all developed by author Eric Simon. Instructors can engage students in current issues and easily build active and relevant lectures with the unique set of “Current Topic” instructor resources that Biology: The Core offers, including Current Topic PowerPoint lectures, Mastering assignments, instructor topic guides, and Ready-to-Go Teaching Modules. Ready-to-Go Teaching Modules offer the best classroom tested activities and recommended assignments that the Biology: The Core, Mastering Biology, and Learning Catalytics have to offer.
The 3rd Edition focuses on current issues and presents active learning and flipped classroom strategies that encourage students to think and actively participate in the non-majors biology course. Ten new Core Issues modules engage students and help them see the relationship between key concepts and current issues they are familiar with such as nutrition, antiobiotic resistance, diabetes, cancer, vaccinations, and more. Each of these ten beautifully illustrated modules conveys relevant topics and core biological concepts, and are accompanied by a full suite of supplementary resources in Mastering Biology.
Also available with Mastering Biology
Mastering combines trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform to personalize the learning experience and improve results for each student. Built for, and directly tied to the text, Mastering Biology enables an extension of learning, allowing students a platform to practice, learn, and apply outside of the classroom.
NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering™ does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Biology, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.
If you would like to purchase both the loose-leaf version of the text and Mastering Biology, search for:
0135308577 / 9780135308578 Biology: The Core Plus Mastering Biology with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package
Package consists of:
- 0135271657 / 9780135271650 Biology: The Core, Loose-Leaf Edition
- 0135204321 / 9780135204320 Mastering Biology with Pearson eText -- Value Pack Access Card -- for Biology: The Core
Table of contents
1. An introduction to the Science of Life
2. The Chemistry of Life
3. The Cell: The Fundamental Unit of Life
4. Energy and Life
5. Chromosomes and Inheritance
6. DNA: Molecule of Life
7. Darwinian Evolution
8. Biodiversity 1: Microscopic Organisms
9. Biodiversity 2: Fungi and Plants
10. Biodiversity 3: Animals
11. Human Body Systems
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