By the usage of an issues-oriented approach, the new edition of this respected text grabs student interest with real-life issues that hit home. This text includes new coverage and pedagogy that encourages students to think critically about hot-button issues and includes outstanding new features that take students beyond memorization and encourage them to ask questions in new ways as they discover ways to interpret data. Show students how biology matters – Biology’s connections to real life are reflected in each and every chapter of this new edition, beginning with opening Impacts,Issues essays–a brief case study on a biology-related issue or research finding and is revisited all through the chapter, reminding students of the real-world significance of basic concepts. Additional, online exercises promote critical thinking about issues students will face as consumers, parents, and citizens. Link concepts from chapter to chapter – Links to Earlier Concepts appear near the Key Concepts, to help students keep in mind that what they have learned in earlier chapters and use it on the new material to come. Initially of every section, students are reminded of the earlier link that may be most appropriate for their current study.
Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (Available Titles CengageNOW)