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Test Bank For Biology: The Core, 3rd Edition By Eric J. Simon,ISBN-13:9780135308592

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Test Bank For Biology: The Core, 3rd Edition By J. Simon

Test Bank For Biology: The Core, 3rd Edition By Eric J. Simon,ISBN-13:9780135308592

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For non-majors/mixed biology courses.

This package includes Mastering Biology.

Help students see biology’s relevance by focusing on core concepts

Eric Simon’s Biology: The Core presents essential biological concepts, using a unique visual and hybrid approach. The succinct 12-chapter textbook uses dynamic figures and illustrations organized into concise, self-contained 2-page modules that focus students’ attention to what is most relevant.

Biology: The Core pairs with Mastering Biology to offer extensive assignment options and support materials that provide instructors with maximum flexibility. For every concept in the text, Mastering Biology provides assignments and activities instructors can use to layer detail and tailor content to their course and the way they teach, including new Guided Video Tours of key modules and new Coaching Activities on scientific literacy—all developed by author Eric Simon. Instructors can engage students in current issues and easily build active and relevant lectures with the unique set of “Current Topic” instructor resources that Biology: The Core offers, including Current Topic PowerPoint lectures, Mastering assignments, instructor topic guides, and Ready-to-Go Teaching Modules. Ready-to-Go Teaching Modules offer the best classroom tested activities and recommended assignments that the Biology: The Core, Mastering Biology, and Learning Catalytics have to offer.

The 3rd Edition focuses on current issues and presents active learning and flipped classroom strategies that encourage students to think and actively participate in the non-majors biology course. Ten new Core Issues modules engage students and help them see the relationship between key concepts and current issues they are familiar with such as nutrition, antibiotic resistance, diabetes, cancer, vaccinations, and more. Each of these ten beautifully illustrated modules conveys relevant topics and core biological concepts, and are accompanied by a full suite of supplementary resources in Mastering Biology.

Reach every student by pairing this text with Mastering Biology

Mastering™ is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools developed to engage students and emulate the office-hour experience, Mastering personalizes learning and improves results for each student. Built for, and directly tied to the text, Mastering Biology enables an extension of learning allowing students a platform to practice, learn, and apply outside of the classroom. Learn more about Mastering Biology.

Plus, give students anytime, anywhere access with Pearson eText
Pearson eText
 is a simple-to-use, mobile-optimized, personalized reading experience available within Mastering Biology. It lets students highlight, take notes, and review key vocabulary all in one place — even when offline. Seamlessly integrated videos and other rich media engage students and give them access to the help they need, when they need it. Educators can easily share their own notes with students so they see the connection between their eText and what they learn in class.

For instructors not using Mastering Biology, Pearson eText can also be adopted on its own as the main course material. Learn more about Pearson eText or contact your rep for purchase options.

Table of Contents

1. An introduction to the Science of Life

2. The Chemistry of Life

3. The Cell: The Fundamental Unit of Life

4. Energy and Life

5. Chromosomes and Inheritance

6. DNA: Molecule of Life

7. Darwinian Evolution

8. Biodiversity 1: Microscopic Organisms

9. Biodiversity 2: Fungi and Plants

10. Biodiversity 3: Animals

11. Human Body Systems

12. Ecology