Promoting the process of science and the wonder of discovery, this text focuses more on concepts in biology and less on detailed information on biological procedures. Every chapter begins with Steps to Discovery vignettes which tell the story of how an investigation led to a scientific breakthrough, describing the people, ideas and thought processes involved. Using evolution as its theme the book includes critical thinking questions which encourage readers to become more science literate by applying their knowledge to other areas of biology and science.One way to do this is to relate the fundamentals of biology to humans, revealing the human perspective in each biological ... lecture outlines, transparency references, suggested lecture activities, sample concept maps, and answers to study guide questions. ... A comprehensive study guide and lab manual are also available and are described in more detail in the Usera#39;s Guide section of the preface.
|Author||:||Gilbert D. Brum, Larry McKane, Gerald Karp|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons Inc - 1995-02-07|