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Biology for Dummies
Contributor(s): Kratz, Rene Fester (Author), Siegfried, Donna Rae (Author) Ever wondered how the food you eat becomes the energy your body needs to keep going? The theory of evolution says that humans and chimps descended from a common ancestor, but does it tell us how and why? We humans are insatiably curious creatures who can't help wondering how things work -- starting with our own bodies. Wouldn't it be great to have a single source of quick answers to all our questions about how living things work? Now there is.

From molecules to animals, cells to ecosystems, "Biology For Dummies, 2nd Edition" answers all your questions about how living things work.Written in plain English and packed with dozens of illustrations, quick-referenceCheat Sheets, and helpful tables and diagrams, it cuts right to the chase with fast-paced, easy-to-absorb explanations of the life processes common to all organisms.More than 20% new and updated content, including a substantial overhaul to the organization of topics to make it a friendly classroom supplementCoverage of the most recent developments and discoveries in evolutionary, reproductive, and ecological biologyIncludes practical, up-to-date examples

Whether you're currently enrolled in a biology class or just want to know more about this fascinating and ever-evolving field of study, this engaging guide will give you a grip on complex biology concepts and unlock the mysteries of how life works in no time.
047059875

Price: $19.99
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Chemistry
RECOMMENDED FOR THE CHEMISTRY PLACEMENT EXAM

by Charles Henrickson, Harold D. Nathan

When it comes to pinpointing the stuff you really need to know, nobody does it better than CliffsNotes. This fast, effective tutorial helps you master core chemistry concepts -- from atomic structure, chemical bonding, and states of matter to solutions, acids and bases, and thermodynamics -- and get the best possible grade.

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated Pub. Date: May 2001 186pp Series: Cliffs Quick Review Series
076456377

Price: $2.98
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Orgocards: Organic Chemistry Review
Contributor(s): Wang, Steven Q (Author), Lee, Edward J, K (Joint Author), Razani, Babak (Joint Author), Wu, Jennifer (Joint Author), Berkowitz, William (Joint Author)

For years, college students in pre-med courses, or majoring in biology, chemical engineering, and many other science courses have searched for a study aid of this kind, but have come up empty-handed. Now, Barron's has precisely what they've been seeking! "OrgoCards" is a set of more than 160 5 1/2" x 7" cards that summarize reactions and reaction mechanisms in organic chemistry. A sophisticated variation on the time-proven "flashcard" method of study, the cards summarize organic reactions in 21 functional groups, such as alcohols and alkenes. Card number-one in each group outlines the group's physical and chemical properties. Each subsequent card explains a specific reaction, starting with a diagram of the reaction, and followed by a Keys section that summarizes the most important data related to this reaction. Following the list of Keys is a Notes section giving miscellaneous information. The back of each card contains a detailed reaction Mechanism, in both text and diagram forms. "OrgoCards" emphasize repetition and serve as aids to memorization to prepare students for examinations. These flashcard-style summaries highlight organic chemistry data that is vital for success on tests, fostering the student's comprehension in ways that standard textbooks cannot do. Organic chemistry is a required course in most college-level science programs, and knowledge of the subject is a requirement for success in admissions tests for medical, dental, and veterinary schools everywhere. Here is the learning tool that successful students will be turning to!
076417503

Price: $23.99
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SC208 PERIODIC TABLE SHOW
SC208 PERIODIC TABLE SHOW
000015921
Price: $32.00
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Schaum's Easy Outline of Biology
Contributor(s): Fried George (Author), Hademenos, George J (Author), Fried, George (Author

When you need just the essentials of biology, this Easy Outlines book is there to help

If you are looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview of biology, it's got to be Schaum's Easy Outline. This book is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused version of its Schaum's Outline cousin, with an emphasis on clarity and conciseness.

Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give you quick pointers to the essentials.Perfect if you have missed class or need extra reviewGives you expert help from teachers who are authorities in their fields So small and light that it fits in your backpack!

Topics include: The Chemistry of Life, Cell Structure and Function, The Molecular Basis of Inheritance, The Cellular Basis of Inheritance, The Mechanism of Inheritance, Classification of Prokaryotes, Classification of Eukaryotes, Plant Structure and Function, Intercellular Communication, Musculoskeletal System, Respiration and Circulation, Homeostasis and Excretion, Nurition and Digestion, Reproduction and Early Human Development, Evolution and the Origin of Life, Ecology.
007174654

Price: $12.00
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Schaum's Easy Outline of Organic Chemistry
When you need just the essentials of organic chemistry, this Easy Outlines book is there to help

If you are looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview of organic chemistry, it's got to be Schaum's Easy Outline. This book is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused version of its Schaum's Outline cousin, with an emphasis on clarity and conciseness.

Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give you quick pointers to the essentials.Perfect if you have missed class or need extra reviewGives you expert help from teachers who are authorities in their fields So small and light that it fits in your backpack!

Topics include: Structure and Properties, Reactivity and Reactions, Alkanes and Cycloalkanes, Stereochemistry, Alkenes, Alkynes, and Dienes, Alkyl Halides, Aromatic Compounds, Spectroscopy and Structure, Alcohols, Ethers, and Epoxides, Aldehydes and Ketones, Carboxylic Acids and Their Derivatives, Enolates and Enols, Amines, Amino Acids, Peptides, Proteins, Carbohydrates and Nucleic Acids Index
007174590

Price: $12.00
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The Quickstudy for Chemistry

The QuickStudy Books linecovers the key information on some of the toughest courses today, helping students boost their grades. The books are presented in the clear, concise format readers have come to expect from QuickStudy.

  • Chemistry essentials for all students, including laboratory basics.
  • Easy-to-use reference for concepts designed specifically to aid science students.
Product Details:
  • ISBN-13: 9781423202615
  • Publisher: BarCharts, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/30/2006
  • Pages: 144

142320261
Price: $6.95
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