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Campbell Biology in Focus, 3rd edition

  • Lisa A. Urry
  • Michael L. Cain
  • Steven A. Wasserman
  • Peter V. Minorsky

Published by Pearson (January 7th 2019) - Copyright © 2020

3rd edition

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For introductory biology course for science majors

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Focus. Practice. Engage.

Built unit-by-unit, Campbell Biology in Focus achieves a balance between breadth and depth of concepts to move students away from memorization. Streamlined content enables students to prioritize essential biology content, concepts, and scientific skills that are needed to develop conceptual understanding and an ability to apply their knowledge in future courses. Every unit takes an approach to streamlining the material to best fit the needs of instructors and students, based on reviews of over 1,000 syllabi from across the country, surveys, curriculum initiatives, reviews, discussions with hundreds of biology professors, and the Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education report.

 

Maintaining the Campbell hallmark standards of accuracy, clarity, and pedagogical innovation, the 3rd Edition builds on this foundation to help students make connections across chapters, interpret real data, and synthesize their knowledge. Thenew editionintegrates new, key scientific findings throughout and offers more than 450 videos and animations in Mastering Biology and embedded in the new Pearson eText to help students actively learn, retain tough course concepts, and successfully engage with their studies and assessments.

 

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0134875044 / 9780134875040 Campbell Biology in Focus Plus Mastering Biology with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

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Table of contents

1 Introduction: Evolution and the Foundations of Biology


UNIT 1 Chemistry and Cells

2 The Chemical Context of Life

3 Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life

4 A Tour of the Cell

5 Membrane Transport and Cell Signaling

6 An Introduction to Metabolism

7 Cellular Respiration and Fermentation

8 Photosynthesis

9 The Cell Cycle


UNIT 2 Genetics

10 Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles  

11 Mendel and the Gene Idea  

12 The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance  

13 The Molecular Basis of Inheritance  

14 Gene Expression: From Gene to Protein  

15 Regulation of Gene Expression  

16 Development, Stem Cells, and Cancer  

17 Viruses

18 Genomes and Their Evolution


UNIT 3 Evolution

19 Descent with Modification  

20 Phylogeny  

21 The Evolution of Populations  

22 The Origin of Species  

23 Broad Patterns of Evolution


UNIT 4 The Evolutionary History of Life

24 Early Life and the Diversification of Prokaryotes  

25 The Origin and Diversification of Eukaryotes  

26 The Colonization of Land  

27 The Rise of Animal Diversity

UNIT 5 Plant Form and Function

28 Vascular Plant Structure and Growth  

29 Resource Acquisition, Nutrition, and Transport in Vascular Plants  

30 Reproduction and Domestication of Flowering Plants  

31 Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals


UNIT 6 Animal Form and Function

32 The Internal Environment of Animals: Organization and Regulation  

33 Animal Nutrition  

34 Circulation and Gas Exchange  

35 The Immune System  

36 Reproduction and Development  

37 Neurons, Synapses, and Signaling  

38 Nervous and Sensory Systems  

39 Motor Mechanisms and Behavior


UNIT 7 Ecology

40 Population Ecology and the Distribution of Organisms  

41 Ecological Communities  

42 Ecosystems and Energy  

43 Conservation Biology and Global Change

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