Biology: Concepts and Investigations

Author: Mariëlle Hoefnagels

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780078024207

Category: Science

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Mariëlle Hoefnagels' passion as a classroom instructor is evident in Biology: Concepts and Investigations, an introductory biology textbook written to explain the general concepts of biology at a level of detail that allows students to understand concepts ratherthan memorize details. New digital resources, upgraded PowerPoint presentations, tutorial animations based on textbook art, upgraded Connect question banks, and adaptive technologies like SmartBook with Learning Resources capitalize on the power of technology to enhance student understanding. Key goals of the book are to: -help the student connect the concepts in thebook to their everyday lives -show connections between ideas within thechapter and to material they have already studied -teach introductory students how to be moreactive learners
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Biology: Concepts and Investigations

Author: Mariëlle Hoefnagels

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

ISBN: 9780073403472

Category: Science

Page: 912

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Mariëlle Hoefnagels passion as a classroom instructor is evident in this new edition with her Learn How To Learn Roadmap-teaching students to think like a scientist! Mariëlle Hoefnagels is an award winning teacher and professor of biology at the University of Oklahoma. Her concepts-oriented introductory biology text places greater emphasis on the processes of scientific investigation and evolution than any other comparable textbook. Her teaching experience is evident in the book through its use of student-centered art, applications and innovative pedagogy using a “What’s the Point?” focus on relevance and importance. LEARN HOW TO LEARN/SCIENCE AS A PROCESS-Application and Relevancy! Figure It Out-focusing on quantitative skills Pull It Together-Concept Maps Write It Out-asks students to recall and integrate key chapter material. Mastering Concepts questions have been added to each Investigating Life Section in the text. “What’s The Point”- audio clips for each chapter opener. Attention Grabbing Essay, Chapter Outline and Learn How To Learn Study Tips Apply It Now-Application based readings Burning Questions-questions from Mariëlle’s own class! MORE CONSISTENT EVOLUTION COVERAGE-Investigating Life: each chapter’s capstone concept focuses on a scientific study that shed light on an evolutionary topic. In each case, the emphasis is on how scientists developed and tested a specific hypothesis. MODERN APPROACH TO GENETICS- The genetics unit has been rearranged to combine the material on gene function with DNA structure. CONNECT PLUS AND LEARNSMART- Hoefnagels 2e has market leading text assets and it has now entered into the realm of text specific digital tools with Connect Plus and LearnSmart. Users who purchase Connect Plus receive access to the full online ebook version of the textbook. About the Author: Mariëlle Hoefnagels is assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma, where she teaches nonmajors courses in biology and microbiology, and a course on fungi for advanced botany and microbiology majors. She earned her B.S. in environmental science from the University of California at Riverside, her M.S. in soil science from North Carolina State University, and her Ph.D. in Botany and Plant Pathology from Oregon State University.
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Loose Leaf Version for Biology: Concepts and Investigations

Author: Mariëlle Hoefnagels

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780077681005

Category: Science

Page: 826

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Mariëlle Hoefnagels’ passion as a classroom instructor is evident in Biology: Concepts and Investigations, an introductory biology textbook written to explain the general concepts of biology at a level of detail that allows students to understand concepts rather than memorize details. New media integration icons, upgraded PowerPoint presentations, new tutorial animations based on textbook art, upgraded Connect question banks, and adaptive technologies like LearnSmart and Smartbook capitalize on the power of technology to enhance student understanding. Key goals of the book are to: help the student connect the concepts in the book to their everyday lives; show connections between ideas within the chapter and to material they have already studied; teach introductory students how to be more active learners.
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Biology

Concepts and Investigations

Author: Mariëlle Hoefnagels

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Europe

ISBN: 9780071315548

Category: Biology

Page: 820

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Book Description: This new non-majors biology textbook offers an engaging writing style, strong focus on scientific inquiry and evolution, an emphasis on applications and a superior pedagogical system within a concepts format. Content: This text takes a concepts approach, with up-to-date content delivered at a nonmajors level. Each chapter is built around a set of core concepts. Authorship: This is the only single-authored, non-majors text written by a Ph.D. biologist, who is an active, award-winning teacher from a well-respected research university. Scientific Inquiry: This text emphasizes science as a process and how scientists do their work. Evolution: Evolution is the central theme of the text and addressed in multiple ways throughout. Media: This text includes a multitude of media assets include learning outcomes, animations, videos, and quizzing. Applications: The text several features that highlight the relevance of topics to readers, including an opening essay, Burning Questions boxed readings, Can You Relate boxed readings, and applications woven throughout all chapters in the narrative. Art/Visuals: This text includes a brand new art program with a 3-dimensional look and feel, using consistent color and style throughout. Pedagogy: Leaning tools in this text include two-page chapter openers, numbered concepts, boxed readings, Mastering Concepts questions at the end of major sections, and substantive end-of-chapter assessment material. About the Author: Marielle Hoefnagels is assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma, where she teaches nonmajors courses in biology and microbiology, and a course on fungi for advanced botany and microbiology majors. She earned her B.S. in environmental science from the University of California at Riverside, her M.S. in soil science from North Carolina State University, and her Ph.D. in Botany and Plant Pathology from Oregon State University.
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Biology

Concepts and Investigations

Author: Marielle Hoefnagels

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 0077680995

Category: Science

Page: 912

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Mariëlle Hoefnagels' passion as a classroom instructor is evident in Biology: Concepts and Investigations, an introductory biology textbook written to explain the general concepts of biology at a level of detail that allows students to understand concepts rather than memorise details. New media integration icons, upgraded PowerPoint presentations, new tutorial animations based on textbook art, upgraded Connect question banks, and adaptive technologies like LearnSmart and Smartbook capitalise on the power of technology to enhance student understanding. Key goals of the book are to: help the student connect the concepts in the book to their everyday lives; show connections between ideas within the chapter and to material they have already studied; teach introductory students how to be more active learners.
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Exam Prep for: Connect and LearnSmart Labs Access Card for Biology; Concepts and Investigations

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Publisher: Rico Publications

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

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Biology: Concepts and Applications

Author: Cecie Starr,Christine Evers,Lisa Starr

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1439046735

Category: Science

Page: 864

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Clear, engaging, and visual, BIOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS equips non-biology majors with the science they'll need in life! Renowned for its writing style and trendsetting art, the new edition includes an enhanced visual pedagogy, learning features, and media options. Helping visual learners, Figure It Out questions in many illustrations ensure students understand the concepts. The new Data Analysis Activities at the end of every chapter help students strengthen their analytical skills. New Take Home Messages ensure students grasp key concepts while special features like the chapter opening case studies and How Would You Vote? questions enliven the subject matter and make relevant connections between biology and real-life concerns. Helpful media options include the interactive Aplia program that connects with today's students. Throughout this issues-oriented text, the authors emphasize that biology is an ongoing endeavor carried out by a diverse community of people and prepare students to make decisions that require an understanding of the process of science and basic biological principles. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Biology: Concepts and Applications without Physiology

Author: Cecie Starr

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285427831

Category: Science

Page: 592

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In the new edition of BIOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, authors Cecie Starr, Christine A. Evers, and Lisa Starr have partnered with the National Geographic Society to develop a text designed to engage and inspire. This trendsetting text introduces the key concepts of biology to non-biology majors using clear explanations and unparalleled visuals. While mastering core concepts, each chapter challenges students to question what they read and apply the concepts learned, providing students with the critical thinking skills and science knowledge they need in life. Renowned for its writing style the new edition is enhanced with exclusive content from the National Geographic Society, including over 200 new photos and illustrations. New People Matter sections in most chapters profile National Geographic Explorers and Grantees who are making significant contributions in their field, showing students how concepts in the chapter are being applied in biological research. Each chapter concludes with an ’Application’ section highlighting real-world uses of biology and helping students make connections to chapter content. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Campbell Biology

Concepts and Connections

Author: Jane B. Reece,Martha R. Taylor,Eric J. Simon,Kelly A. Hogan,Jean L. Dickey

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

ISBN: 9780321885173

Category: Science

Page: 928

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Previous edition: Campbell biology: concepts & connections, 2012.
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Campbell Biology

Concepts and Connections Plus MasteringBiology with EText -- Access Card Package

Author: Jane B. Reece,Martha R. Taylor,Eric J. Simon,Kelly A. Hogan,Jean L. Dickey

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134240688

Category: Science

Page: 928

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. NOTE: Make sure to use the dashes shown on the Access Card Code when entering the code. Student can use the URL and phone number below to help answer their questions: http: //247pearsoned.custhelp.com/app/home 800-677-6337 0134240685 / 9780134240688 Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections Plus MasteringBiology with eText -- Access Card Package, 9/e Package consists of: 013429601X / 9780134296012 Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections 0134536266 / 9780134536262 MasteringBiology with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections "
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