Campbell Biology Australian and New Zealand Edition eBook (11e) : 9781488619878

Campbell Biology Australian and New Zealand Edition eBook (11e)

Urry / Meyers / Cain / Wasserman / Minor
 
Edition
 
11
ISBN
 
9781488619878
ISBN 10
 
1488619875
Published
 
10/11/2017
Published by
 
Pearson Australia
Pages
 
Format
 
 
Title type
eBook
$60.00
 
 
 
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Campbell Biology, 11e continues to provide Australian and New Zealand students and lecturers clear and engaging content, innovative art and photos, plus, fully integrated media resources to enhance teaching and learning.

To engage students in developing a deeper understanding of biology, this edition challenges them to apply their knowledge and skills to a variety of new hands-on activities and exercises in the text and online.

Content updates throughout the text reflect rapidly evolving research, and new learning tools include Problem-Solving Exercises, Visualising Figures, Visual Skills Questions, and more.

Table of contents

1 Evolution, the Themes of Biology, and Scientific Inquiry

UNIT 1 THE CHEMISTRY OF LIFE
2 The Chemical Context of Life
3 Water and Life
4 Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life
5 The Structure and Function of Large Biological Molecules

UNIT 2 THE CELL
6 A Tour of the Cell
7 Membrane Structure and Function
8 An Introduction to Metabolism
9 Cellular Respiration and Fermentation
10 Photosynthesis
11 Cell Communication
12 The Cell Cycle

UNIT 3 GENETICS
13 Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles
14 Mendel and the Gene Idea
15 The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance
16 The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
17 Gene Expression: From Gene to Protein
18 Regulation of Gene Expression
19 Viruses
20 DNA Tools and Biotechnology
21 Genomes and Their Evolution

UNIT 4 MECHANISMS OF EVOLUTION
22 Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life
23 The Evolution of Populations
24 The Origin of Species
25 The History of Life on Earth

UNIT 5 THE EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
26 Phylogeny and the Tree of Life
27 Bacteria and Archaea
28 Protists
29 Plant Diversity I: How Plants Colonised Land
30 Plant Diversity II: The Evolution of Seed Plants
31 Fungi
32 An Overview of Animal Diversity
33 An Introduction to Invertebrates
34 The Origin and Evolution of Vertebrates

UNIT 6 PLANT FORM AND FUNCTION
35 Vascular Plant Structure, Growth, and Development
36 Resource Acquisition and Transport in Vascular Plants
37 Soil and Plant Nutrition
38 Angiosperm Reproduction and Biotechnology
39 Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals

UNIT 7 ANIMAL FORM AND FUNCTION
40 Basic Principles of Animal Form and Function
41 Animal Nutrition
42 Circulation and Gas Exchange
43 The Immune System
44 Osmoregulation and Excretion
45 Hormones and the Endocrine System
46 Animal Reproduction
47 Animal Development
48 Neurons, Synapses, and Signalling
49 Nervous Systems
50 Sensory and Motor Mechanisms
51 Animal Behaviour

UNIT 8 ECOLOGY
52 An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere
53 Population Ecology
54 Community Ecology
55 Ecosystems and Restoration Ecology
56 Conservation Biology and Global Change Protists

New to this edition
  • NEW! Visualising Figures teach students how to interpret diagrams and models in biology. Embedded questions give students practice applying visual skills as they read the figure.
  • NEW! Visual Skills Questions give students practice interpreting illustrations and photos in the text.
  • NEW! Problem-Solving exercises guide students in applying scientific skills and interpreting real data in the context of solving a real-world problem.
  • NEW! Figure Walkthroughs guide students through key figures with narrated explanations, figure markups, and questions that reinforce important points.
  • EXPANDED! Draw It exercises give students practice creating visuals. Students are asked to put pencil to paper and draw a structure, annotate a figure, or graph experimental data.
  • The impact of climate change at all levels of the biological hierarchy is explored throughout the text
  • Content updates reflect rapid, ongoing changes in technology and knowledge in the fields of genomics, gene editing technology (CRISPR), evolutionary biology, microbiology, and more.
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