Biology Workbook For Dummies

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Beschreibung

From genetics to ecology -- the easy way to score higher inbiology Are you a student baffled by biology? You're not alone. With thehelp of Biology Workbook For Dummies you'll quickly andpainlessly get a grip on complex biology concepts and unlock themysteries of this fascinating and ever-evolving field of study. Whether used as a complement to Biology For Dummies or onits own, Biology Workbook For Dummies aids you in graspingthe fundamental aspects of Biology. In plain English, it helps youunderstand the concepts you'll come across in your biology class,such as physiology, ecology, evolution, genetics, cell biology, andmore. Throughout the book, you get plenty of practice exercises toreinforce learning and help you on your goal of scoring higher inbiology. * Grasp the fundamental concepts of biology * Step-by-step answer sets clearly identify where you went wrong(or right) with a problem * Hundreds of study questions and exercises give you the skillsand confidence to ace your biology course If you're intimidated by biology, utilize the friendly, hands-oninformation and activities in Biology Workbook For Dummiesto build your skills in and out of the science lab.



Autorentext

Rene Fester Kratz, PhD, is a biology instructor at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington.



Klappentext

From genetics to ecology the easy way to score higher in biology

Baffled by biology? You're not alone. With practice exercises, questions, and real-world explanations, you'll quickly and painlessly get a grip on complex biology concepts and unlock the mysteries of this fascinating and ever-evolving field of study. Useful hands-on learning activities will solidify the concepts you'll come across in your biology class, such as physiology, ecology, evolution, genetics, cell biology, and more.

Discover

  • Hundreds of practice exercises and helpful explanations

  • Real-world examples explaining tough biology concepts

  • Focused, modular content presented in step-by-step lessons

  • Get a grasp on introductory biology concepts

  • Practice your skills with helpful exercises

  • Ace your biology course



Zusammenfassung
From genetics to ecology the easy way to score higher in biology

Are you a student baffled by biology? You're not alone. With the help of Biology Workbook For Dummies you'll quickly and painlessly get a grip on complex biology concepts and unlock the mysteries of this fascinating and ever-evolving field of study.

Whether used as a complement to Biology For Dummies or on its own, Biology Workbook For Dummies aids you in grasping the fundamental aspects of Biology. In plain English, it helps you understand the concepts you'll come across in your biology class, such as physiology, ecology, evolution, genetics, cell biology, and more. Throughout the book, you get plenty of practice exercises to reinforce learning and help you on your goal of scoring higher in biology.

  • Grasp the fundamental concepts of biology
  • Step-by-step answer sets clearly identify where you went wrong (or right) with a problem
  • Hundreds of study questions and exercises give you the skills and confidence to ace your biology course

If you're intimidated by biology, utilize the friendly, hands-on information and activities in Biology Workbook For Dummies to build your skills in and out of the science lab.



Inhalt

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting the Basics 7

Chapter 1: Figuring Out the Scientific Method 9

Chapter 2: Solving Problems in the Chemistry of Life 21

Chapter 3: Identifying Cell Parts and Understanding Their Functions 43

Chapter 4: Tracking the Flow of Energy and Matter 55

Part II: Creating the Future with Cell Division and Genetics 79

Chapter 5: Divide and Conquer: Recognizing the Phases of Cell Division 81

Chapter 6: Predicting Future Generations with Mendelian Genetics 101

Chapter 7: Taking Genetics to the DNA Level 113

Chapter 8: Going Straight to the Source with DNA Technology 131

Part III: Making Connections with Ecology and Evolution 143

Chapter 9: Organizing the Living World 145

Chapter 10: Connecting Organisms in Ecosystems 153

hapter 11: Evaluating the Effects of Evolution 169

Part IV: Getting to Know the Human Body 177

Chapter 12: Building Bodies with the Skeletal and Muscular Systems 179

Chapter 13: Giving Your Body What It Needs: The Respiratory and Circulatory Systems 189

Chapter 14: Processing Food with the Digestive and Excretory Systems 201

Chapter 15: Fighting Enemies with the Immune System 211

Chapter 16: Sending Messages with the Nervous and Endocrine Systems 221

Chapter 17: Making Babies with the Reproductive System 231

Part V: Going Green with Plant Biology 243

Chapter 18: Studying Plant Structures 245

Chapter 19: Pondering Problems in Plant Physiology 261

Part VI: The Part of Tens 271

Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Getting an A in Biology 273

Chapter 21: Ten (Plus One) Great Biology Websites 277

Index 281

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Biology Workbook For Dummies
Autor
EAN
9781118226063
ISBN
978-1-118-22606-3
Format
E-Book (pdf)
Hersteller
For Dummies
Herausgeber
For Dummies
Genre
Naturwissenschaft
Veröffentlichung
09.04.2012
Digitaler Kopierschutz
Adobe-DRM
Dateigrösse
18.35 MB
Anzahl Seiten
312
Jahr
2012
Untertitel
Englisch
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