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Laboratory Manual For Non-Majors Biology (International Edition)


By: James W Perry(Author), David B Morton(Author), Joy B Perry(Author)

320 pages, colour illustrations

Cengage Learning

Paperback | Jun 2012 | Edition: 6 | #200188 | ISBN-13: 9781111989545
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One of the best ways for your students to succeed in their biology course is through hands-on lab experience. With its 47 lab exercises and hundreds of color photos and illustrations, the Laboratory Manual For Non-Majors Biology, 6E, International Edition is your students' guide to a better understanding of biology. Most exercises can be completed within two hours, and answers to the exercises are included in the Instructor's Manual.

The perfect companion to Starr and Taggart's Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life, International Edition, as well as Starr's Biology: Concepts and Applications, International Edition, and Biology: Today and Tomorrow, International Edition this lab manual can also be used with any introductory biology text.


To the Student
Laboratory Supplies and Procedures

1. The Scientific Method
2. Measurement
3. Microscopy
4. Homeostasis
5. Macromolecules and You: Food and Diet Analysis
6. Structure and Function of Living Cells
7. Diffusion, Osmosis, and the Functional Significance of Biological Membranes
8. Enzymes: Catalysts of Life
9. Photosynthesis: Capture of Light Energy
10. Respiration: Energy Conversion
11. Mitosis and Cytokinesis: Nuclear and Cytoplasmic Division
12. Meiosis: Basis of Sexual Reproduction
13. Heredity
14. Nucleic Acids: Blueprints for Life
15. Biotechnology: Bacterial Transformation
16. Evolutionary Agents
17. Evidences of Evolution
18. Taxonomy: Classifying and Naming Organisms
19. Bacteria and Protists I
20. Protists II
21. Fungi
22. Bryophytes-Liverworts and Mosses
23. Seedless Vascular Plants: Club Mosses and Ferns
24. Seed Plants I: Gymnosperms
25. Seed Plants II: Angiosperms
26. Sponges and Cnidarians
27. Flatworms and Rotifers
28. Segmented Worms and Mollusks
29. Roundworms and Joint-Legged Animals
30. Echinoderms and Invertebrate Chordates
31. Vertebrates
32. Plant Organization: Vegetative Organs of Flowering Plants
33. Animal Organization
34. Dissection of the Fetal Pig: Introduction, External Anatomy, and the Muscular System
35. Dissection of the Fetal Pig: Digestive, Respiratory, and Circulatory Systems
36. Dissection of the Fetal Pig: Urogenital and Nervous Systems
37. Human Sensations, Reflexes, and Reactions
38. Structure and Function of the Sensory Organs
39. Human Skeletal and Muscular Systems
40. Human Blood and Circulation
41. Human Respiration
42. Animal Development: Gametogenesis and Fertilization
43. Animal Development: Cleavage, Gastrulation, and Late Development
44. The Natural Arsenal: An Experimental Study of the Relationships Between Plants and Animals
45. Ecology: Living Organisms in Their Environment
46. Human Impact on the Environment: Stream Ecology
47. Animal Behavior

APPENDIX 1: Measurement Conversions
APPENDIX 2: Genetics Problems
APPENDIX 3: Terms of Orientation In and Around the Animal Body

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