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MasteringBiology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to personalize learning and improve results. Scott teaches the majors' general biology course as a Lecturer at the University of Washington. Table of Contents 1 Biology and the Tree of Life Unit 1: The Molecules of Life 2. Kim Quillin Illustrator, Kim Quillin, combines expertise in biology and information design to create lucid and scientifically accurate visual representations of biological principles. The streamlined approach offers readers a clear path through the content over a single semester. The clear writing, lucid illustrations, and active-learning features of previous editions have been strengthened as a result of the meticulous research and revision process conducted with students and the advisory board.
New, engaging content includes updated coverage of global climate change, advances in genomic editing, and recent insights into the evolution of land plants. Scott Freeman's Biological Science is beloved for its Socratic narrative style, its emphasis on experimental evidence, and its dedication to active learning. The Third Edition places a greater emphasis on matching what professors teach in the classroom by increasing the coverage of biochemical applications in each chapter. Water and Electrolyte Balance in Animals 43. With Jon Herron, Scott is co-author of the standard-setting Evolutionary Analysis, which over 50,000 students have used to explore evolution with the same spirit of inquiry.
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Water and Sugar Transport in Plants 38. Viruses Unit 7: How Plants Work 36. The unique Storytelling Approach emphasizing the process of scientific discovery and experimental design teaches students how to think like scientists. The Third Edition integrates essential topics more effectively than any text on the market, covering core concepts in each discipline in just 12 comprehensive chapters. Each page of the book is designed in the spirit of active learning, asking students to apply critical thinking skills as they learn key concepts.
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Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. The text has been completely revised and updated to provide comprehensive coverage of all the major biology syllabuses at Advanced level. The Theme on Biological Science Fundamentals and Systematics provides the essential aspects and a myriad of issues of great relevance to our world such as: History and Scope of Biological Sciences; The Origin and Evolution of Early Life; Evolution; Classification and Diversity of Life Forms; Systematics of Microbial Kingdom s and Fungi; Systematic Botany; Systematic Zoology: Invertebrates; Systematic Zoology: Vertebrates which are then expanded into multiple subtopics, each as a chapter. An Introduction to Animals 33. Mastering brings learning full circle by continuously adapting to each student and making learning more personal than ever-before, during, and after class.