Life: The Science of Biology

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Life: The Science of Biology

Life: The Science of Biology

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He moves up into some advanced ideas before even covering the basics but hey - it's his own very special, special, special way of teaching. What I really loved about this book was the in depth study of how life begins, what each part of a living being does and how it is determined.

Your newfound mastery of the fundamentals of biology will serve you in many ways-whether you want to read the headlines with greater insight, update a subject you studied long ago, view the natural world with new appreciation, become a better-informed voter and consumer, or gain the intellectual stimulation of understanding the basic principles that unite all living things. He especially enjoyed teaching introductory biology and genetics to undergraduates and received several teaching awards for his efforts in the classroom.

She has taught courses in introductory animal biology, entomology, insect ecology, and chemical ecology and has received awards at the regional and national level for distinguished teaching from the Entomological Society of America. In addition to Life: The Science of Biology, he is the author or coauthor of books on cell biology and on plants, genes, and crop biotechnology.

There are a total of 72 thirty-minute lectures and a 460-page book that also comes with the course to get through. It is clearly written, lots of pictures that has step-by-step comments, a concise chapter summary and discussion questions.

MAY BERENBAUM, University of Illinois, USA May is the Swanlund Professor and Head of the Department of Entomology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the Director of the Dean’s Scholars Program of the College of Natural Sciences and Director of the University's Biodiversity Center. First thing he tells you is that while the majority of Biology courses (including the one you're likely studying for. She believes students learn science best by doing genuine science, and thus, she teaches many hands-on laboratory experiences for undergraduate students, both in the classroom and in her own laboratory.

But beware: The information here is incredibly in-depth, so if you're only looking for a basic overview of biology, you may actually want a slightly simpler book, otherwise you may get lost in all the details. Instructors benefit from easy-to-access reports so that they can gain important insights into their students’ expectations, confidence and personal challenges.

P. Watt) with publishers, and acted as a strict taskmaster, often obliging his collaborators to sit down and work together and keeping them on a tight schedule. When Junk DNA (via retro viralesque means) was talked about as a viable possibility, BTW Junk DNA has been proven wrong. Accompanying the Guide are a set of full Active Learning Modules, which are comprised of a pre-lecture video, a complete in-class exercise, a pre- and post-quiz, and extensive instructor support. Taking an active learning approach throughout, Life helps students learn by doing with a wealth of pedagogy that ensures they master key concepts and instructors benefit from an active learning guide providing invaluable resources and support for implementing active learning in the classroom. Since I am a student, and not a professor or expert of any sort, I am evaluating the book based on how helpful it was to me in learning the material.

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