Essential Biology with Physiology
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Essential Biology with Physiology

3.35 of 5 stars 3.35  ·  rating details  ·  26 ratings  ·  4 reviews
"Essential Biology with Physiology" is a brief non-majors biology book that combines the clear writing, real-world applications, vivid art program, and powerful media of "Essential Biology," Second Edition," but also includes nine new chapters on animal and plant physiology. "Essential Biology with Physiology" helps readers become informed citizens by focusing on evolution...more
Paperback, 654 pages
Published July 16th 2003 by Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company (first published December 29th 2000)
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John
I read this textbook as part of a biology class this summer.

Overall, one could make an argument that it deserves more than two stars because it's not really worse than typical college textbooks. I don't buy that.

First, the good points: its introduction, scientific method coverage, population, community, and ecosystem ecology sections were very good. The scientific method coverage, in particular, took pains to define the scope of scientific discourse very precisely, and explicitly stated that oth...more
Becky
This book is a bit dry although the story line is fascinating. Ha Ha..... I'm not kidding though, this is the only book I have time to read anymore. School sucks.
Jamie
Probably the best bio textbook I've ever had in the respect that it lists off the social perspective!
Amy
Finish Ch. 15-29. (never finished ch. 15-29.)
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