Biology is one of the top two major sciences (chemistry is the other) taught in the classroom at any level, and students of all different aptitudes and propensities are required to take biology. For a new and more focused audience Biology For Dummies, 2nd Edition is a course supplement for those students currently enrolled in an introductory biology course whether at the high school or fundamental college level (non-majors). The revision will include more than 20 percent new and updated materials including a substantial overhaul to the organization of the topics covered to fit this new vision/mission.

  • Introduction(第1頁)
    • About This Book(第1頁)
    • Conventions Used in This Book(第2頁)
    • What You’re Not to Read(第2頁)
    • Foolish Assumptions(第2頁)
    • How This Book Is Organized(第3頁)
    • Icons Used in This Book(第5頁)
    • Where to Go from Here(第5頁)
  • Part I: Biology Basics(第7頁)
    • Chapter 1: Exploring the Living World(第9頁)
    • Chapter 2: How Life Is Studied(第13頁)
    • Chapter 3: The Chemistry of Life(第27頁)
    • Chapter 4: The Living Cell(第47頁)
    • Chapter 5: Acquiring Energy to Run the Motor(第65頁)
  • Part II: Cell Reproduction and Genetics: Let’s Talk about Sex, Baby(第79頁)
    • Chapter 6: Dividing to Conquer: Cell Division(第81頁)
    • Chapter 7: Making Mendel Proud: Understanding Genetics(第101頁)
    • Chapter 8: Reading the Book of Life: DNA and Proteins(第113頁)
    • Chapter 9: Engineering the Code: DNA Technology(第129頁)
  • Part III: It’s a Small, Interconnected World(第141頁)
    • Chapter 10: Biodiversity and Classification(第143頁)
    • Chapter 11: Observing How Organisms Get Along(第159頁)
    • Chapter 12: Evolving Species in an Ever-Changing World(第183頁)
  • Part IV: Systems Galore! Animal Structure and Function(第203頁)
    • Chapter 13: Pondering the Principles of Physiology(第205頁)
    • Chapter 14: Moving and Shaking: Skeletal and Muscular Systems(第211頁)
    • Chapter 15: Going with the Flow: Respiratory and Circulatory Systems(第221頁)
    • Chapter 16: Checking Out the Plumbing: Animal Digestive and Excretory Systems(第241頁)
    • Chapter 17: Fighting Back: Human Defenses(第259頁)
    • Chapter 18: The Nervous and Endocrine Systems, Messengers Extraordinaire(第277頁)
    • Chapter 19: Reproduction 101: Making More Animals(第295頁)
  • Part V: It’s Not Easy Being Green: Plant Structure and Function(第319頁)
    • Chapter 20: Living the Life of a Plant(第321頁)
    • Chapter 21: Probing into Plant Physiology(第333頁)
  • Part VI: The Part of Tens(第341頁)
    • Chapter 22: Ten Great Biology Discoveries(第343頁)
    • Chapter 23: Ten Ways Biology Affects Your Life(第347頁)
  • Index(第351頁)
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