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Glencoe Biology (California Edition) Interactive Student Edition (2007)

 
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Glencoe Biology helps all students succeed with its organization around major Themes, Big Ideas, and Main Ideas of biology and its strong support for reading comprehension. This program's comprehensive content is made relevant to students through engaging real-world contexts. A wide variety of lab experiences builds strong inquiry skills. The abundance of differentiated instructional strategies helps teachers reach all learners.
Reading age for native speakers: High School students

Features:
- Draws students into each section with Real-World Reading Links showing applications to their world
- Helps students organize key information for study and review with Dinah Zike's FoldablesTM. These unique graphic organizers help students take ownership of their learning.
- Helps struggling readers with "Reading Essentials in Biology". This supplement incorporates interactive reading strategies with core content written at a lower level than the textbook.
- Builds students' note-taking skills with "Science Notebook". This resource uses the research-based Cornell two-column, note-taking system that has proven to be successful in increasing retention of core content.

CONTENTS

Student Guide
Introduction
Chapter 1: The Study of Life
- Section 1: Introduction to Biology
- Section 2: The Nature of Science
- Section 3: Methods of Science

UNIT 1 Ecology
Chapter 2: Principles of Ecology
- Section 1: Organisms and Their Relationships
- Section 2: Flow of Energy in an Ecosystem
- Section 3: Cycling of Matter
Chapter 3: Communities, Biomes, and Ecosystems
- Section 1: Community Ecology
- Section 2: Terrestrial Biomes
- Section 3: Aquatic Ecosystems
Chapter 4: Population Ecology
- Section 1: Population Dynamics
- Section 2: Human Population
Chapter 5: Biodiversity and Conservation
- Section 1: Biodiversity
- Section 2: Threats to Biodiversity
- Section 3: Conserving Biodiversity

UNIT 2 The Cell
Chapter 6: Chemistry in Biology
- Section 1: Atoms, Elements, and Compounds
- Section 2: Chemical Reactions
- Section 3: Water and Solutions
- Section 4: The Building Blocks of Life
Chapter 7: Cellular Structure and Function
- Section 1: Cell Discovery and Theory
- Section 2: The Plasma Membrane
- Section 3: Structures and Organelles
- Section 4: Cellular Transport
Chapter 8: Cellular Energy
- Section 1: How Organisms Obtain Energy
- Section 2: Photosynthesis
- Section 3: Cellular Respiration
Chapter 9: Cellular Reproduction
- Section 1: Cellular Growth
- Section 2: Mitosis and Cytokinesis
- Section 3: Cell Cycle Regulation

UNIT 3 Genetics
Chapter 10: Sexual Reproduction and Genetics
- Section 1: Meiosis
- Section 2: Mendelian Genetics
- Section 3: Gene Linkage and Polyploidy
Chapter 11: Complex Inheritance and Human Heredity
- Section 1: Basic Patterns of Human Inheritance
- Section 2: Complex Patterns of Inheritance
- Section 3: Chromosomes and Human Heredity
Chapter 12: Molecular Genetics
- Section 1: DNA: The Genetic Material
- Section 2: Replication of DNA
- Section 3: DNA, RNA, and Protein
- Section 4: Gene Regulation and Mutation
Chapter 13: Genetics and Biotechnology
- Section 1: Applied Genetics
- Section 2: DNA Technology
- Section 3: The Human Genome

UNIT 4 History of Biological Diversity
Chapter 14: The History of Life
- Section 1: Fossil Evidence of Change
- Section 2: The Origin of Life
Chapter 15: Evolution
- Section 1: Darwin’s Theory of Natural Selection
- Section 2: Evidence of Evolution
- Section 3: Shaping Evolutionary Theory
Chapter 16: Primate Evolution
- Section 1: Primates
- Section 2: Hominoids
- Section 3: Human Ancestry
Chapter 17: Organizing Life’s Diversity
- Section 1: The History of Classification
- Section 2: Modern Classification
- Section 3: Domains and Kingdoms

UNIT 5 Bacteria, Viruses, Protists, and Fungi
Chapter 18: Bacteria and Viruses
- Section 1: Bacteria
- Section 2: Viruses and Prions
Chapter 19: Protists
- Section 1: Introduction to Protists
- Section 2: Protozoans – Animal-like Protists
- Section 3: Algae – Plant-like Protists
- Section 4: Fungus-like Protists
Chapter 20: Fungi
- Section 1: Introduction to Fungi
- Section 2: Diversity of Fungi
- Section 3: Ecology of Fungi

UNIT 6 Plants
Chapter 21: Introduction to Plants
- Section 1: Plant Evolution and Adaptations
- Section 2: Nonvascular Plants
- Section 3: Seedless Vascular Plants
- Section 4: Vascular Seed Plants
Chapter 22: Plant Structure and Function
- Section 1: Plant Cells and Tissues
- Section 2: Roots, Stems, and Leaves
- Section 3: Plant Hormones and Responses
Chapter 23: Reproduction in Plants
- Section 1: Introduction to Plant Reproduction
- Section 2: Flowers
- Section 3: Flowering Plants

UNIT 7 Invertebrates
Chapter 24: Introduction to Animals
- Section 1: Animal Characteristics
- Section 2: Animal Body Plans
- Section 3: Sponges and Cnidarians
Chapter 25: Worms and Mollusks
- Section 1: Flatworms
- Section 2: Roundworms and Rotifers
- Section 3: Mollusks
- Section 4: Segmented Worms
Chapter 26: Arthropods
- Section 1: Arthropod Characteristics
- Section 2: Arthropod Diversity
- Section 3: Insects and Their Relatives
Chapter 27: Echinoderms and Invertebrate Chordates
- Section 1: Echinoderm Characteristics
- Section 2: Invertebrate Chordates

UNIT 8 Vertebrates
Chapter 28: Fishes and Amphibians
- Section 1: Fishes
- Section 2: Diversity of Today’s Fishes
- Section 3: Amphibians
Chapter 29: Reptiles and Birds
- Section 1: Reptiles
- Section 2: Birds
Chapter 30: Mammals
- Section 1: Mammalian Characteristics
- Section 2: Diversity of Mammals
Chapter 31: Animal Behavior
- Section 1: Basic Behaviors
- Section 2: Ecological Behaviors

UNIT 9 The Human Body
Chapter 32: Integumentary, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems
- Section 1: The Integumentary System
- Section 2: The Skeletal System
- Section 3: The Muscular System
Chapter 33: Nervous System
- Section 1: Structure of the Nervous System
- Section 2: Organization of the Nervous System
- Section 3: The Senses
- Section 4: Effects of Drugs
Chapter 34: Circulatory, Respiratory, and Excretory Systems
- Section 1: The Circulatory System
- Section 2: The Respiratory System
- Section 3: The Excretory System
Chapter 35: Digestive and Endocrine Systems
- Section 1: The Digestive System
- Section 2: Nutrition
- Section 3: The Endocrine System
Chapter 36: Human Reproduction and Development
- Section 1: Reproductive Systems
- Section 2: Human Development Before Birth
- Section 3: Birth, Growth, and Aging
Chapter 37: Immune System
- Section 1: Infectious Diseases
- Section 2: The Immune System
- Section 3: Noninfectious Disorders

Student Resources
Skillbuilder Handbook
- Problem-Solving Skills
- Math Skills
- Reference Handbook
English/Spanish Glossary
Index
Credits

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