Biological Explorations

Biological Explorations : A Human Approach

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A laboratory manual for one-term introductory courses in Human Biology and Biology with a human emphasis.This laboratory manual provides 33 stimulating laboratory exercises for two- or three-hour laboratory sessions in either human biology, or introductory biology courses for non-majors in which the human organism is emphasized. The level of rigor, easy-to-read text, clear procedures, and abundant illustrations make this manual especially suited for students who have had little, if any, prior science laboratory experience. All major areas of biology are covered, and the manual is compatible with any modern textbook that emphasizes the human organism.show more

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  • Paperback | 436 pages
  • 213.4 x 269.2 x 20.3mm | 907.2g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 013089446X
  • 9780130894465

Table of contents

I. CELL BIOLOGY. 1. Orientation. 2. The Microscope. 3. The Cell. 4. Chemistry of Cells. 5. Enzymes. 6. Diffusion and Osmosis. 7. Photosynthesis. 8. Cellular Respiration. 9. Cell Division. II. INHERITANCE. 10. Heredity. 11. Molecular and Chromosomal Genetics. 12. DNA Fingerprinting. III. HUMAN BIOLOGY. 13. Organization of the Human Body. 14. Dissection of the Fetal Pig. 15. Circulation of Blood. 16. Blood. 17. Gas Exchange. 18. Digestion. 19. Neural Control. 20. Sensory Perception. 21. Support and Movement. 22. Excretion. 23. Reproduction. 24. Fertilization and Development. IV. ORGANISMIC DIVERSITY. 25. Monerans, Protists and Fungi. 26. Plants. 27. Structure of Flowering Plants. 28. Simple Animals. 29. Mollusks, Annelids and Arthropods. 30. Echinoderms and Chordates. V. EVOLUTION AND ECOLOGY. 31. Human Evolution. 32. Ecological Relationships. 33. Population Growth. VI. LABORATORY REPORTS. Appendix A: Common Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words. Appendix B: Common Metric Units and Temperature Conversions. Appendix C: Oil Immersion Techniques. Appendix D: Classification of Organisms.show more

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