Biological Perspectives

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  • Publish Date: 2006-01-24
  • Binding: Loose Leaf

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An Inquiry-Based Textbook for Non-Majors

Biological Perspectives presents active, collaborative, and inquiry-based instruction for non-majors by providing a variety of experiences that challenge students to think, discuss, and write about information they are learning.

Biological Perspectives uses innovative learning strategies. Students are actively engaged in learning from each other, encouraging joint intellectual effort. Suggested teaching strategies are provided for both in- and out-of-class assignments.

Key Features of Biological Perspectives:

  • Flexible, looseleaf format promotes active student engagement.
  • Three thematic units represent expanding perspectives from organism to population to biosphere levels-
    The Medical Examination
    Legacies of Life
    Conserving the Commons
  • Basics About sections provide basic biological concepts.
  • The Commons Perspective features guide students to consult the CD-ROM provided with each book.
  • Internet Links to Enrich Your Perspective are provided for supplemental reference.
  • Another Perspective paragraphs describe how the structure and function of cells, organs, and the body systems in non-humans help solve the same problems that humans face.
  • Thinking Biologically lab manual containing 14 inquiry-oriented investigations is available.

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