Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life

Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life

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For the 11th edition of BIOLOGY: UNITY AND DIVERSITY OF LIFE, Cecie Starr and Ralph Taggart made it their goal to solve some of the toughest Introductory Biology course challenges. We introduce a new issues-oriented approach with engages students in current, motivating biological topics; a built-in cross-referencing system for key topics; and, most importantly, time-saving media resources for instructors. Show students how biology matters - Opening each chapter with engaging essays on hot issues and related online voting, the text highlights the connections between biology and real-life. Online exercises promote critical thinking about issues students will face as consumers, parents and citizens. Link concepts from chapter to chapter - Students often have a difficult time with this, so the authors created a linking tool. A list at the start of each chapter reminds students of related topics that were explained earlier. Within chapters, a key icon identifies cross-references to relevant sections in earlier chapters. As students work through the text, they see how topics build upon one another. Monitoring studentsa€™ progress with ease - BiologyNowTM offers diagnostic quizzes with automatically graded results that flow directly into your instructor gradebook (iLrn, WebCT or BlackBoard). And, to assess studentsa€™ progress instantly with in-class quizzes and polls, you can use JoinInTM on TurningPoint content and software. Easier lecture prep - The new PowerLecture tool integrates all chapter assets - art, photos, animations, videos, links to InfoTrac articles, web links and everything else you need into each chaptera€™s lecture slides. This buffet of media resources-arranged by chapter section is at your fingertips. Just cut and paste what you want into your lecture file. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Meiosis, the basis of sexual reproduction, precedes the formation of gametes or spores. ... Fill in the blanks of the diagram below to check your understanding of the four stages of mitosis, and how it maintains the chromosome number.

Title:Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life
Author:Cecie Starr, Ralph Taggart
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2005-11-23


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