Loose-leaf Loose-leaf Version for Biology How Life Works
Second Edition   ©2016

Loose-leaf Version for Biology How Life Works

James Morris (Brandeis University) , Daniel Hartl (Harvard University) , Andrew Knoll (Harvard University) , Robert Lue (Harvard University) , Melissa Michael (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) , Andrew Berry (Harvard University) , Andrew Biewener (Harvard University) , Brian Farrell (Harvard University) , N. Michele Holbrook (Harvard University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-04864-1; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-04864-8; Format: Loose Leaf Sheets, 1248 pages

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Biology: How Life Works was written in response to recent and exciting changes in biology, education, and technology with the goal of helping students to think like biologists. The text, visual program, and assessments were developed together to provide students with the best resources to gain an understanding of modern biology.

Content is selected carefully, is integrated to illustrate the connections between concepts, and follows six themes that are crucial to biology: the scientific method, chemical and physical principles, cells, evolution, ecological systems, and human impact.

The second edition continues this approach, but includes expanded coverage of ecology, new in-class activities to assist instructors in active teaching, new pedagogical support for visual synthesis maps, and expanded and improved assessment.