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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.

Price: $19.99
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Cliffs Quick Review Biology

CliffsQuickReview course guides cover the essentials of your toughest subjects. Get a firm grip on core concepts and key material, and test your newfound knowledge with review questions.

Whether you're new to elements, atoms, and molecules or just brushing up on your knowledge of the subject, CliffsQuickReview Biology can help. This guide carries biological studies into topics such as organic compounds, cellular respiration, transgenic animals, and human reproduction.

Price: $9.99
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Cliffs Quick Review Organic Chemistry I

CliffsQuickReview course guides cover the essentials of your toughest classes. Get a firm grip on core concepts and key material, and approach your exams with newfound confidence.

CliffsQuickReview Organic Chemistry I demystifies the topic with straightforward explanations of the fundamentals. This volume, which focuses on hydrocarbons and stereochemistry, will help you learn almost all of the important points you’ll need to succeed in organic chemistry. (These concepts are applied and further developed in CliffsQuickReview Organic Chemistry II.)

This comprehensive guide begins with a review of general chemistry, including atomic structure, ionic and covalent bonding, and acids and bases.

Price: $9.95
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Practice Makes Perfect Biology

Practice Makes Perfect: Biology is a comprehensive guide and workbook that covers all the basics of biology that you need to understand this subject. Each chapter focuses on one major topic, with thorough explanations and many illustrative examples, so you can learn at your own pace and really absorb the information. You get to apply your knowledge and practice what you've learned through a variety of exercises, with an answer key for instant feedback. Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on science right away, Practice Makes Perfect: Biology is your ultimate resource for building a solid understanding of biology fundamentals.

Price: $13.00
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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.

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

Price: $6.95
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