Non-Majors Biology
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Biology: The Essentials 3/e

Hoefnagels, Biology: The Essentials 3e

Student-friendly writing style that utilizes pedagogical tools designed to demonstrate to readers that biology is everywhere.

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Biology 13/e

Mader and Windelspecht, Biology 13e

Traditional and comprehensive offer with coverage from Cell Structure and Function to the Conservation of Biodiversity.

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Biology: Concepts and Investigations 4/e

Hoefnagels, Biology: Concepts and Investigations 4e

Explains general biology topics at a level that allows students to understand concepts rather than memorize details. Helps students connect biological concepts to their everyday lives.

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Essentials of Biology 5/e

Mader and Windelspecht, Essentials of Biology 5e

Specifically designed for non-major students. Focuses on learning styles of modern students to increase their understanding of the importance of science in their lives.

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Connect Online Access Connect Master: Why Biology? 1/e

Connect Online Access Connect Master: Why Biology? 1e

First-ever theme-based course teaching biology through overarching relevant themes such as Cancer, Influenza, and Climate Change. This enables non-majors students to create connections, be more engaged with the content, and make informed decisions.

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Connect® for Non-Majors Biology

Helping students prepare for lecture

SmartBook with Learning Resources - the first and only adaptive reading and study experience designed to change the way students read and master key course concepts. As a student engages with SmartBook, the program creates a personalized learning path by highlighting the most impactful concepts the student needs to learn at that moment in time and delivering learning resources—videos, animations, and other interactivities. These rich, dynamic resources help students learn the material, retain more knowledge, and get better grades.

Helping students engage in class

Tutorials and Animations - within Connect, instructors can choose from a variety of questions, many of which are interactive or include a tutorial or animation to help students grasp more difficult concepts within each chapter. Instructors can also use the tutorials and animations during class time or one-on-one with students as an extra resource

Helping students connect the dots

Relevancy Modules demonstrate the connections between biological content and topics that are of interest to your students. These modules are available as a supplementary eBook within Connect and may be assigned by the instructor for use in a variety of ways in the classroom. Examples of topics covered include fermentation of beer, cancer biology, weed evolution, antibiotic resistance, mega crops, biology of weight gain, and climate change.