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Biology

Biology

Author: Neil A CampbellLisa A UrryMichael L CainSteven A WassermanPeter V MinorskyAll authors
Publisher: Harlow, United Kingdom : Pearson Education Canada, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 12th edView all editions and formats
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This title is a Pearson Global Edition. The Editorial team at Pearson has worked closely with educators around the world to include content which is especially relevant to students outside the United States. Setting the standard for excellence, accuracy, and innovation Biology: A Global Approach delivers a trusted, accurate, current, and pedagogically innovative experience that guides students to a true  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Campbell, Neil A.
Biology: a Global Approach, Global Edition.
Harlow, United Kingdom : Pearson Education Canada, ©2020
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil A Campbell; Lisa A Urry; Michael L Cain; Steven A Wasserman; Peter V Minorsky; Author.
ISBN: 9781292341699 1292341696
OCLC Number: 1154546324
Description: 1 online resource (1502 pages)
Contents: Front Cover --
Brief contents --
Title page --
About the Authors --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Detailed Contents --
1 Biology and Its Themes --
Concept 1.1 The study of life reveals unifying themes --
Theme: New Properties Emerge at Successive Levels of Biological Organization --
Theme: Life's Processes Involve the Expression and Transmission of Genetic Information --
Theme: Life Requires the Transfer and Transformation of Energy and Matter --
Theme: From Molecules to Ecosystems, Interactions Are Important in Biological Systems Concept 1.2 The Core Theme: Evolution accounts for the unity and diversity of life --
Classifying the Diversity of Life --
Charles Darwin and the Theory of Natural Selection --
The Tree of Life --
Concept 1.3 In studying nature, scientists form and test hypotheses --
Exploration and Observation --
Gathering and Analyzing Data --
Forming and Testing Hypotheses --
The Flexibility of the Scientific Process --
A Case Study in Scientific Inquiry:Investigating Coat Coloration in Mouse Populations --
Variables and Controls in Experiments --
Theories in Science Concept 1.4 Science benefits from a cooperative approach and diverse viewpoints --
Building on the Work of Others --
Science, Technology, and Society --
The Value of Diverse Viewpoints in Science --
Unit 1 The Role of Chemistry in Biology --
2 Atoms and Molecules --
Concept 2.1 Matter consists of chemical elements in pure form and in combinations called compounds --
Elements and Compounds --
The Elements of Life --
Case Study: Evolution of Tolerance to Toxic Elements --
Concept 2.2 An element's properties depend on the structure of its atoms --
Subatomic Particles --
Atomic Number and Atomic Mass Isotopes --
The Energy Levels of Electrons --
Electron Distribution and Chemical Properties --
Electron Orbitals --
Concept 2.3 The formation and function of molecules and ionic compounds depend on chemical bonding between atoms --
Covalent Bonds --
Ionic Bonds --
Weak Chemical Interactions --
Molecular Shape and Function --
Concept 2.4 Chemical reactions make and break chemical bonds --
3 The Chemistry of Water --
Concept 3.1 Polar covalent bonds in water molecules result in hydrogen bonding --
Concept 3.2 Four emergent properties of water contribute to Earth's suitability for life Cohesion of Water Molecules --
Moderation of Temperature by Water --
Floating of Ice on Liquid Water --
Water: The Solvent of Life --
Possible Evolution of Life on Other Planets --
Concept 3.3 Acidic and basic conditions affect living organisms --
Acids and Bases --
The pH Scale --
Buffers --
Acidification: A Threat to Our Oceans --
4 Carbon: The Basis of Molecular Diversity --
Concept 4.1 Organic chemistry is key to the origin of life --
Concept 4.2 Carbon atoms can form diverse molecules by bonding to four other atoms --
The Formation of Bonds with Carbon

Abstract:

This title is a Pearson Global Edition. The Editorial team at Pearson has worked closely with educators around the world to include content which is especially relevant to students outside the United States. Setting the standard for excellence, accuracy, and innovation Biology: A Global Approach delivers a trusted, accurate, current, and pedagogically innovative experience that guides students to a true understanding of biology. The author team advances Neil Campbell's vision of meeting and equipping students at their individual skill levels by developing tools, visuals, resources, and acti.
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