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E-Z BIOLOGY
E-Z BIOLOGY
9780764141348
$18.99











4th Edition
Gabrielle I. Edwards and Cynthia Pfirrmann, M.S. - All books by this author

Barron’s E-Z Series - All books in this series

Known for many years as Barron’s Easy Way Series, the new editions of these popular self-teaching titles are now Barron’s E-Z Series. Brand-new cover designs reflect all new page layouts, which feature extensive two-color treatment, a fresh, modern typeface, and more graphic material than ever— charts, graphs, diagrams, instructive line illustrations, and where appropriate, amusing cartoons. Meanwhile, the quality of the books’ contents remains at least as high as ever. Barron’s E-Z books are self-help manuals focused to improve students’ grades in a wide variety of academic and practical subjects. For most subjects, the level of difficulty ranges between high school and college-101 standards. Although primarily designed as self-teaching manuals, these books are also preferred by many teachers as classroom supplements—and for some courses, as main textbooks. E-Z books review their subjects in detail, and feature both short quizzes and longer tests with answers to help students gauge their learning progress. Subject heads and key phrases are set in a second color as an easy reference aid.

Topics covered in Barron’s E-Z Biology include the cell, bacteria and viruses, fungi, plants, invertebrates, chordates, Homo Sapiens, heredity, genetics and biotechnology, evolution, and ecology.

Table of Contents:
    Preface
    How to Use This Book
  • Biology: The Science of Life
  • Characteristics of Life
  • The Cell: Basic Unit of Life
  • The Chemistry of Life
  • The Basic Chemistry of Cells
  • Bacteria and Viruses
  • The Protist Kingdom: Protozoa, Fungus-Like Protists, and Plant-Like Protists
  • The Fungi
  • The Green Plants
  • Invertebrates: Sponges to Mollusks
  • Invertebrates: The Arthropoda
  • Deuterostomes, Chordates, Mammals
  • Homo sapiens: A Special Vertebrate
  • Nutrition: Eating for Health
  • Diseases of Homo sapiens and the Immune System
  • Heredity and Genetics
  • Principles of Evolution
  • Ecology
    Appendix A—English/Metric Conversions
    Appendix B—Terms, Units, and Measurements Used in Microscopy
    Index

(0764141341)

Paperback / 496 Pages / 7 13/16 x 10 / 2009

 





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