Laboratory Guide to the Natural World
For Introductory Biology courses.Written to accompany David Krogh's Biology: A Guide to the Natural World, Second Edition, this lab manual gives non-majors a relevant, integrative laboratory experience. A variety of traditional and Web-based questions and exercises help students gain an understanding of the natural world through application of the scientific method. These investigative exercises encompass many levels of biological organization, and touch upon the aesthetic and philosophical aspects of natural history. As a result, students learn how science relates to their daily lives.
- Paperback | 370 pages
- 215.4 x 280.9 x 23.6mm | 775.66g
- 04 Mar 2004
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
Table of contents
1. Science as a Way of Learning. 2. Natural History. I. ESSENTIAL PARTS. 3. Biological Molecules. 4. Microscopy and Basic Cell Structure. 5. Diffusion and Osmosis. II. ENERGY. 6. Proteins and Enzymes. 7. Deriving Energy from Food. 8. Photosynthesis. III. GENETICS. 9. Cell Division. 10. Mendelian Genetics. 11. Biotechnology. IV. EVOLUTION AND CLASSIFICATION. 12. Evolution. 13. Classification and Taxonomic Keys. V. THE DIVERSITY OF LIFE. 14. Bacteria. 15. Protists. 16. Fungi. 17. Plant Diversity. 18. Flowering Plants: Structure and Function. 19. Invertebrates. 20. Arthropods. 21. Chordates. VI. MAMMALIAN ANATOMY. 22. Tissues and the Skeletal System. 23. The Nervous System and Sensory Perception. 24. The Cardiovascular System. 25. Rat Dissection. VII. ECOLOGY. 26. Population Ecology. 27. Community and Environmental Ecology. 28. Predation. 29. Symbiosis. 30. Animal Behavior. Appendix: Darwin: The Power of Movement in Plants.