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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
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
11 Cell—Cell Interactions
12 The Cell Cycle
Unit 3 GENE STRUCTURE AND EXPRESSION
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
25 Phylogenies and the History of Life
Unit 5 THE DIVERSIFICATION OF LIFE
26 Bacteria and Archaea
28 Green Algae and Land Plants
30 An Introduction to Animals
31 Protostome Animals
32 Deuterostome Animals
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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