An introduction to the core concepts of biology, with emphasis on explaining ideas, not cataloguing facts. Starting with an overview on the diversity of life, the text then looks at how organisms can be grouped and named, natural selection, molecular and cell biology, genetics, and reproduction.
Helps you understand basic and applied scientific information. This book contains over 150 illustrations for grounding in basic life sciences; 'Biological Order vs. Disorder'; icons for easy category recognition; a pronunciation guide for difficult biology terms; and self-testing and reviews to help you retain information.
Offer your students a true understanding of Biology with content that delivers an innovative learning experience. Biology: A Global Approach, 12th edition is the latest version of the leading text in the field, with a plethora of features, visuals, and resources, ensuring you deliver a pedagogical yet enjoyable and engaging learning experience.
Biology: How Life Works is the only book for the introductory course to develop three pillars of learning-the text, media, and assessment-at the same time to ensure alignment and integration of concepts.
Provides real-world applications and helps you think critically about them. This edition offers a new Learning Roadmap in each chapter to help you gain a full understanding. It enables you to go beyond rote memorization and prepares you to make important decisions in life that require an understanding of biology and the process of science.
A refreshing, student-focused introduction to the use of statistics in the study of the biosciences. Emphasising why statistical techniques are essential tools for bioscientists, Biomeasurement removes the stigma attached to statistics by giving students the confidence to use key techniques for themselves.
This vital book - with a free CD and podcast - takes you from winter into deepest spring, teaching you to how recognise bird song after song as the chorus swells. You start with robin, and end up listening to nightingales.
Offers an introduction to the world of plant science. This title is suitable for those who are interested in plants and flowers, especially those who wish to draw or paint them without sacrificing technical accuracy to aesthetic quality.
This book covers the entire process of using camera traps. It is the first book to compile state-of-the-art sampling techniques for conducting science or effective management. The book also reviews equipment and contains case studies of camera trap work.