The Resource The basics of biology, Carol Leth Stone

The basics of biology, Carol Leth Stone

Label
The basics of biology
Title
The basics of biology
Statement of responsibility
Carol Leth Stone
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Introduction to the science of biology. Details the history of biology, as well as many of the field's basic theories and concepts for students. Demonstrates the modern tools and techniques that biologists use today. Presents the most noteworthy discoveries in biology. Provides easy experiments for students to replicate
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
570
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH307.2
LC item number
.S75 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Basics of the hard sciences
Label
The basics of biology, Carol Leth Stone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-250) and index
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Contents
Machine derived contents note: Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1: The Biosphere -- From Organisms to Ecosystems -- Changing Populations -- Chapter 2. The Evolution of Life -- Explaining Changes over Time -- Explaining Geographic Similarities and Differences -- Evolution by Natural Selection -- Adaptations and Survival -- The Human Species -- The Origin of Life -- Chapter 3. Cells and Genetics -- The Study of Cells -- Explaining Variations -- Inheritance and Evolution -- DNA, RNA, and Protein -- Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology -- Chapter 4. Organs and Systems -- From Cells to Organ Systems -- Using and Distributing Materials in the Body -- Shielding and Supporting the Body -- Sending Chemical and Electrical Signals in the Body -- Creating a New Individual -- Chapter 5. A Survey of Organisms -- The Beginnings of Classification -- The Five-Kingdom System -- Chapter 6. Humans in the Biosphere -- Human Population Growth -- Human Effects on Natural Resources -- Science As a Human Endeavor -- The Future of the Biosphere -- Chapter 7. Investigations -- The Biosphere -- The Evolution of Life -- Cells and Genetics -- Organs and Systems -- A Survey of Organisms -- Humans in the Biosphere -- Answers to Questions -- Appendix 1. Investigating Biology on the Internet -- Appendix 2. SI Units -- Appendix 3. Landmarks in Biology -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
000025479137
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
x, 280 p.
Isbn
9780313058202
Lccn
2004008510
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
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.b21752382
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54974548
  • sr21752382
  • ebsco0313058202

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Melbourne Burwood CampusBorrow it
      221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, AU
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