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  • Biology
  • 點閱:9
  • 作者: by René Fester Kratz
  • 出版社:John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • 出版年:c2017
  • 集叢名:For dummies
  • ISBN:978-1-119-34537-4 ; 1-119-34537-5 ; 978-1-119-34541-1 ; 1-119-34541-3
  • 格式:EPUB,PDF
  • 附註:"Learning made easy"--Cover. Includes index.

The ultimate guide to understanding biology
Have you ever wondered how the food you eat becomes the energy your body needs to keep going? The theory of evolution says that humans and chimps descended from a common ancestor, but does it tell us how and why? We humans are insatiably curious creatures who can't help wondering how things work—starting with our own bodies. Wouldn't it be great to have a single source of quick answers to all our questions about how living things work? Now there is.
 
From molecules to animals, cells to ecosystems, Biology For Dummies answers all your questions about how living things work. Written in plain English and packed with dozens of enlightening illustrations, this reference guide covers the most recent developments and discoveries in evolutionary, reproductive, and ecological biology. It's also complemented with lots of practical, up-to-date examples to bring the information to life.
 

Discover how living things work
Think like a biologist and use scientific methods
Understand lifecycle processes
Whether you're enrolled in a biology class or just want to know more about this fascinating and ever-evolving field of study, Biology For Dummies will help you unlock the mysteries of how life works.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR
René Fester Kratz, PhD, teaches biology at Everett Community College. Dr. Kratz holds a PhD in Botany from the University of Washington. She works with other scientists and K–12 teachers to develop science curricula that align with national learning standards and the latest research on human learning.

  • Introduction(第1頁)
    • About This Book(第1頁)
    • Foolish Assumptions(第2頁)
    • Icons Used in This Book(第2頁)
    • Beyond the Book(第3頁)
    • Where to Go from Here(第3頁)
  • Part 1 Biology Basics(第5頁)
    • Chapter 1 Exploring the Living World(第7頁)
    • Chapter 2 How Life Is Studied(第13頁)
    • Chapter 3 The Chemistry of Life(第29頁)
    • Chapter 4 The Living Cell(第49頁)
    • Chapter 5 Acquiring Energy to Run the Motor(第67頁)
  • Part 2 Let’s Talk about Sex, Baby: Cell Reproduction and Genetics(第81頁)
    • Chapter 6 Dividing to Conquer: Cell Division(第83頁)
    • Chapter 7 Making Mendel Proud: Understanding Genetics(第103頁)
    • Chapter 8 Reading the Book of Life: DNA and Proteins(第119頁)
    • Chapter 9 Engineering the Code: DNA Technology(第135頁)
  • Part 3 It’s a Small, Interconnected World(第155頁)
    • Chapter 10 Exploring the Living World: Biodiversity and Classification(第157頁)
    • Chapter 11 Observing How Organisms Get Along(第173頁)
    • Chapter 12 Evolving Species in an Ever-Changing World(第197頁)
  • Part 4 Systems Galore! Animal Structure and Function(第217頁)
    • Chapter 13 Pondering the Principles of Physiology(第219頁)
    • Chapter 14 Moving and Shaking: Skeletal and Muscular Systems(第227頁)
    • Chapter 15 Going with the Flow: Respiratory and Circulatory Systems(第239頁)
    • Chapter 16 Checking Out the Plumbing: Animal Digestive and Excretory Systems(第259頁)
    • Chapter 17 Fighting Back: Human Defenses(第277頁)
    • Chapter 18 The Nervous and Endocrine Systems, Messengers Extraordinaire(第295頁)
    • Chapter 19 Reproduction 101: Making More Animals(第313頁)
  • Part 5 It’s Not Easy Being Green: Plant Structure and Function(第337頁)
    • Chapter 20 Living the Life of a Plant(第339頁)
    • Chapter 21 Probing into Plant Physiology(第351頁)
  • Part 6 The Part of Tens(第361頁)
    • Chapter 22 Ten Great Biology Discoveries(第363頁)
    • Chapter 23 Ten Ways Biology Affects Your Life(第369頁)
  • Index(第375頁)
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