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Campbell Essential Biology, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Eric J. Simon, Jean L. Dickey, Jane B. Reece

Published by Benjamin Cummings

Published Date: Feb 16, 2012

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Campbell Essential Biology with MasteringBiology®, Fifth Edition, makes biology irresistibly interesting for non-majors biology students. This best-selling text, known for its scientific accuracy and currency, makes biology relevant and approachable with increased use of analogies, real world examples, more conversational language, and intriguing questions. Over 100 new MasteringBiology activities engage students outside of the classroom, plus new PowerPoint® presentations on issues like infectious disease and climate change offer a springboard for high-impact lectures.
 
Campbell Essential Biology… make biology irresistibly interesting.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Biology Today
 
I. CELLS
2. Essential Chemistry for Biology
3. The Molecules of Life
4. A Tour of the Cell
5. The Working Cell
6. Cellular Respiration: Obtaining Energy from Food
7. Photosynthesis: Using Light to Make Food
 
II. GENETICS
8. Cellular Reproduction: Cells from Cells
9. Patterns of Inheritance
10. The Structure and Function of DNA
11. How Genes Are Controlled
12. DNA Technology
 
III. EVOLUTION AND DIVERSITY
13. How Populations Evolve
14. How Biological Diversity Evolves
15. The Evolution of Microbial Life
16. Plants, Fungi, and the Move onto Land
17. The Evolution of Animals
 
IV. ECOLOGY
18. An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere
19. Population Ecology
20. Communities and Ecosystems
 

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Campbell Essential Biology, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition
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$64.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-79175-7