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Canadian-only ProductBiological Science, Third Canadian Edition, 3rd Edition

By Scott Freeman, Kim Quillin, Lizabeth Allison, Michael Black, Greg Podgorski, Emily Taylor, Jeff Carmichael, Michael Harrington, Joan C. Sharp

Published by Pearson Canada

Published Date: Jan 8, 2018

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Biological Science, Third Canadian Edition, brings together Scott Freeman’s pioneering active learning approach with carefully selected coverage of Canadian issues and research. Each page of the book is designed in the spirit of active learning, asking students to apply critical thinking skills as they learn key concepts. Accounts of researchers designing and analyzing real experiments, carefully punctuated by thoughtful questions and exercises, train introductory students in the process of DOING biology.

 

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Table of Contents

1 Biology and the Tree of Life

BioSkills

 

Unit 1 THE MOLECULAR ORIGIN AND EVOLUTION OF LIFE

2 Water and Carbon: The Chemical Basis of Life

3 Protein Structure and Function

4 Nucleic Acids and the RNA World

5 An Introduction to Carbohydrates

6 Lipids, Membranes, and the First Cells

 

Unit 2 CELL STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION

7 Inside the Cell

8 Energy and Enzymes

9 Cellular Respiration and Fermentation

10 Photosynthesis

11 Cell—Cell Interactions

12 The Cell Cycle

 

Unit 3 GENE STRUCTURE AND EXPRESSION

13 Meiosis

14 Mendel and the Gene

15 DNA and the Gene: Synthesis and Repair

16 How Genes Work

17 Transcription, RNA Processing, and Translation

18 Control of Gene Expression in Bacteria

19 Control of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes

20 The Molecular Revolution: Biotechnology and Beyond

21 Gene Structure and Development

 

Unit 4 EVOLUTIONARY PATTERNS AND PROCESSES

22 Evolution by Natural Selection

23 Evolutionary Processes

24 Speciation

25 Phylogenies and the History of Life

 

Unit 5 THE DIVERSIFICATION OF LIFE

26 Bacteria and Archaea

27 Protists

28 Green Algae and Land Plants

29 Fungi

30 An Introduction to Animals

31 Protostome Animals

32 Deuterostome Animals

33 Viruses

 

Unit 6 HOW PLANTS WORK

34 Plant Form and Function

35 Water and Sugar Transport in Plants

36 Plant Nutrition

37 Plant Sensory Systems, Signals, and Responses

38 Plant Reproduction and Development

 

Unit 7 HOW ANIMALS WORK

 

39 Animal Form and Function

40 Water and Electrolyte Balance in Animals

41 Animal Nutrition

42 Gas Exchange and Circulation

43 Animal Nervous Systems

44 Animal Sensory Systems

45 Animal Movement

46 Chemical Signals in Animals

47 Animal Reproduction and Development

48 The Immune System in Animals

 

Unit 8 ECOLOGY

49 An Introduction to Ecology

50 Behavioural Ecology

51 Population Ecology

52 Community Ecology

53 Ecosystems and Global Ecology

54 Biodiversity and Conservation Biology 

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ISBN-10: 0-13-394298-8

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-394298-9

Format: Alternate Binding

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