Human Biology https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260233030.jpeg 16 2020 9781260233032 Instructors consistently ask for a Human Biology textbook that helps students understand the main themes of biology through the lens of the human body. Mader’s Human Biology accomplishes the goal of improving scientific literacy, while establishing a foundation of knowledge inhuman biology and physiology. The text integrates a tested, traditional learning system with modern digital and pedagogical approaches designed to stimulate and engage today’s student. Dr. Michael Windelspecht represents the new generation of digital authors. Through the integration of an array of multimedia resources, Michael has committed to delivering the tried-and-true content of the Mader series to the new generation of digital learners. A veteran of the online, hybrid, and traditional teaching environments, Michael is well-versed in the challenges facing the modern student and educator.
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Human Biology

Human Biology, 16th Edition

ISBN10: 1260233030 | ISBN13: 9781260233032
By Sylvia Mader, Michael Windelspecht

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Instructors consistently ask for a Human Biology textbook that helps students understand the main themes of biology through the lens of the human body. Mader’s Human Biology accomplishes the goal of improving scientific literacy, while establishing a foundation of knowledge inhuman biology and physiology. The text integrates a tested, traditional learning system with modern digital and pedagogical approaches designed to stimulate and engage today’s student. Dr. Michael Windelspecht represents the new generation of digital authors. Through the integration of an array of multimedia resources, Michael has committed to delivering the tried-and-true content of the Mader series to the new generation of digital learners. A veteran of the online, hybrid, and traditional teaching environments, Michael is well-versed in the challenges facing the modern student and educator.

1 Exploring Life and Science

Unit 1 Human Organization

2 Chemistry of Life

3 Cell Structure and Function

4 Organization and Regulation of Body Systems

Unit 2 Maintenance of the Human Body

5 Cardiovascular System: Heart and Blood Vessels

6 Cardiovascular System: Blood

7 The Lymphatic and Immune Systems

8 Biology of Infectious Diseases

9 Digestive System and Nutrition

10 Respiratory System

11 Urinary System

Unit 3 Movement and Support in Humans

12 Skeletal System

13 Muscular System

Unit 4 Integration and Coordination in Humans

14 Nervous System

15 Senses

16 Endocrine System

Unit 5 Reproduction in Humans

17 Reproductive System

18 Development and Aging

Unit 6 Human Genetics

19 Patterns of Chromosome Inheritance

20 Cancer

21 Genetic Inheritance

22 DNA Biology and Technology

Unit 7 Human Evolution and Ecology

23 Human Evolution

24 Ecology and the Nature of Ecosystems

25 Human Interactions with the Biosphere



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About the Author

Sylvia Mader

Sylvia S. Mader has authored several nationally recognized biology texts published by McGraw-Hill. Educated at Bryn Mawr College, Harvard University, Tufts University, and Nova Southeastern University, she holds degrees in both Biology and Education. Over the years she has taught at University of Massachusetts, Lowell; Massachusetts Bay Community College; Suffolk University; and Nathan Mayhew Seminars. Her ability to reach out to science-shy students led to the writing of her first text, Inquiry into Life, which is now in its fifteenth edition. Highly acclaimed for her crisp and entertaining writing style, her books have become models for others who write in the field of biology.

Michael Windelspecht

Michael Windelspecht has taught introductory biology, genetics, and human genetics in the online, traditional, and hybrid formats at community colleges, universities, and military institutions. Educated at Michigan State University and the University of South Florida, he is currently an adjunct professor of biology at Appalachian State University. He served for over a decade as the Introductory Biology Coordinator at Appalachian State University, a program that enrolled over 4,500 students annually. As an author and editor, Dr. Windelspecht has published over 20 reference textbooks and multiple print and online lab manuals and has founded several science communication companies, including Ricochet Creative Productions, which develops and assesses new technologies for the science classroom. Learn more about Dr. Windelspecht at www.michaelwindelspecht.com.

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