World of Biology

World of Biology

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In a single alphabetical arrangement, World of Biology offers 1, 000 age-appropriate essays, definitions, biographies; about 350 illustrations; and other information selected by experts to satisfy assignments in all aspects of biology, including anatomy, physiology, ecology, botany, genetics, biochemistry, medicine and molecular biology. World of Biology offers choices lacking in competing products. Students will find inventions, discoveries and ideas as well as family and educational background of the people associated with milestones in biology. Racially and ethnically diverse and offering a mix of historical and current information, World of Biology provides the background, detail and human interest that help students get excited about science.... such as yogurt, buttermilk, sauerkraut, green olives, and pickles, where its formation typically results from the activity of bacteria. ... He was the youngest of eleven children born to noble parents, but he lived a life that was hardly prosperous. ... To identify each plant, Lamarck used a dichotomous key; that is, a systematic list of key characteristics. ... During the early 1700s, Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus had grouped these creatures into two general categories: insects and worms.

Title:World of Biology
Author:Kimberley A. McGrath
Publisher:Gale / Cengage Learning - 1999


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