Inquiry into Life https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1259426165.jpeg 15 9781259426162 Basic biological concepts and processes with a human emphasis. From the unique delivery of biology content, to the time tested art program, to the complete integration of the text with technology, Dr. Sylvia Mader has formed a teaching system that will both motivate and enable your students to understand and appreciate the wonders of all areas of biology. Inquiry into Life, 15/e emphasizes the application of all areas of biology to knowledge of human concerns, what the students are able to relate to. This distinctive text was developed to stand apart from all other non-majors texts with a unique approach, unparalleled art, and a straightforward, succinct writing style that has been acclaimed by both users and reviewers. In the 15th edition, the authors have focused on the concept of inquiry and a student’s inherent desire to learn. To do this, they integrated a tested, traditional learning system with modern digital and pedagogical approaches designed to stimulate and engage today’s student.
Inquiry into Life

Inquiry into Life

15th Edition
By Sylvia Mader and Michael Windelspecht
ISBN10: 1259426165
ISBN13: 9781259426162
Copyright: 2017
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Chapter 1 The Study of Life
Unit 1 Cell Biology
Chapter 2 The Molecules of Cells
Chapter 3 Cell Structure and Function
Chapter 4 Membrane Structure and Function
Chapter 5 Cell Division
Chapter 6 Metabolism: Energy and Enzymes
Chapter 7 Cellular Respiration
Unit 2 Plant Biology
Chapter 8 Photosynthesis
Chapter 9 Plant Organization and Function
Chapter 10 Plant Reproduction and Responses
Unit 3 Maintenance of the Human Body
Chapter 11 Human Organization
Chapter 12 Cardiovascular System
Chapter 13 Lymphatic and Immune Systems
Chapter 14 Digestive System and Nutrition
Chapter 15 Respiratory System
Chapter 16 Urinary System and Excretion
Unit 4 Integration and Control of the Human Body
Chapter 17 Nervous System
Chapter 18 Senses
Chapter 19 Musculoskeletal System
Chapter 20 Endocrine System
Unit 5 Continuance of the Species
Chapter 21 Reproductive System
Chapter 22 Development and Aging
Chapter 23 Patterns of Gene Inheritance
Chapter 24 Chromosomal Inheritance and Genetic Disorders
Chapter 25 DNA Structure and Control of Gene Expression
Chapter 26 Biotechnology and Genomics
Unit 6 Evolution and Diversity
Chapter 27 Evolution of Life
Chapter 28 Viruses, Bacteria, and Archaea
Chapter 29 Protistans
Chapter 30 Plants
Chapter 31 Animals: Part I
Chapter 32 Animals: Part II
Unit 7 Behavior and Ecology
Chapter 33 Animal Behavior
Chapter 34 Population Ecology
Chapter 35 Nature of Ecosystems
Chapter 36 The Biosphere
Chapter 37 Environmental Concerns

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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