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Biology: Laboratory Manual

TextbookHandbook / Manual

By: Sylvia S Mader

544 pages, Col photos, illus, figs, tabs

McGraw Hill

Spiralbound | Dec 2000 | Edition: 7 | #111157 | ISBN: 0070136580
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About this book

Aims to help students develop critical and creative reasoning skills in investigating science. Dr. Mader provides step-by-step procedures and hands-on activities to help students learn the concepts of biology. This manual covers the entire field of general biology.


Scientific method; metric measurement and microscopy; chemical composition of cells; cell structure and function; enzymes; photosynthesis; cellular respiration; mitosis and meiosis; Mendelian genetics; human genetics; molecular genetics; evidences of evolution; mechanisms in evolution - genetic drift and natural selection; symbiotic relationships; sampling ecosystems; effects of pollution; bacteria and protists; fungi; seedless plants; seed plants; introduction to invertebrates; protostomes; deuterstomes; organization of flowering plants; water absorption and transport in plants; control of plant growth and development; reproduction in plants; animal organization; basic mammalian anatomy I; basic mammalian anatomy II; chemical aspects of digestion; homeostasis; nervous system; musculoskeletal system; animal development. Appendices: Preparing a laboratory report form; metric system; classification of organisms; practical examination; answer sheet.

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