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Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues, Global Edition

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 640 Nombre de pages
Texte du rabat For courses in human biology Explore Human Biology in Relation to Current Issues, in the Text and Online.Through hi... Lire la suite
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For courses in human biology

Explore Human Biology in Relation to Current Issues, in the Text and Online.

Through his teaching, his textbook, and his online blog, award-winning teacher Michael D. Johnson sparks interest in human biology by connecting basic biology to real-world issues that are relevant to students' lives. Using a storytelling approach and extensive online support, Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues Eighth Edition not only demystifies how the human body works but also drives students to become a better, more discerning consumer of health and science information. Each chapter opens with Johnson's popular "Current Issues” essays, and within each chapter, "BlogInFocus” references direct readers to his frequently-updated blog for breaking human biology-related news.

MasteringBiology is not included, If MasteringBiology is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MasteringBiology should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

MasteringBiology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to personalize learning and improve results. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.



Résumé

For courses in human biology

 Explore Human Biology in Relation to Current Issues, in the Text and Online.

Through his teaching, his textbook, and his online blog, award-winning teacher Michael D. Johnson sparks interest in human biology by connecting basic biology to real-world issues that are relevant to students’ lives.  Using a storytelling approach and extensive online support, Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues Eighth Edition not only demystifies how the human body works but also drives students to become a better, more discerning consumer of health and science information.  Each chapter opens with Johnson’s popular “Current Issues” essays, and within each chapter, “BlogInFocus” references direct readers to his frequently-updated blog for breaking human biology-related news.

 

MasteringBiology is not included, If MasteringBiology is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MasteringBiology should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

 

MasteringBiology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to personalize learning and improve results. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.



Contenu

1. Human Biology, Science, and Society

2. The Chemistry of Living Things

3. Structure and Function of Cells

4. From Cells to Organ Systems

5. The Skeletal System

6. The Muscular System

7. Blood

8. Heart and Blood Vessels

9. The Immune System and Mechanisms of Defense

10. The Respiratory System. Exchange of Gases

11. The Nervous System. Integration and Control

12. Sensory Mechanisms

13. The Endocrine System

14. The Digestive System and Nutrition

15. The Urinary System

16. Reproductive Systems

17. Cell Reproduction and Differentiation

18. Cancer. Uncontrolled Cell Division and Differentiation

19. Genetics and Inheritance

20. DNA Technology and Genetic Engineering

21. Development, Maturation, Aging, and Death

22. Evolution and the Origins of Life

23. Ecosystems and Populations

24. Human Impacts, Biodiversity, and Environmental Issues

Glossary G-1

Answers to Figure Check, Quick Check, and Test Yourself Questions A-1

Credits C-1

Index I-1

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues, Global Edition
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781292166278
ISBN: 978-1-292-16627-8
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Pearson Academic
Genre: Biologie
nombre de pages: 640
Année: 2016
Auflage: 8. A.