Life: The Science of Biology: Volume IV: Development
Macmillan, Dec 8, 2003 - Science - 92 pages
Authoritative, thorough, and engaging, "Life: The Science of Biology achieves an optimal balance of scholarship and teachability, never losing sight of either the science or the student. The first introductory text to present biological concepts through the research that revealed them, "Life covers the full range of topics with an integrated experimental focus that flows naturally from the narrative. This approach helps to bring the drama of classic and cutting-edge research to the classroom--but always in the context of reinforcing core ideas and the innovative scientific thinking behind them. Students will experience biology not just as a litany of facts or a highlight reel of experiments, but as rich, coherent discipline. The new edition builds on "Life's enduring strengths by doing what this acclaimed text has always done: combine a contemporary view of the discipline with innovative teaching a contemporary view of the discipline with innovative teaching and learning features. New chapters and essays, an enhanced art program, and standard-setting media and supplements combine to make this edition the finest yet.
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