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Welcome to your Principles of Biology reading list. Here you will find the resources to support you throughout your module.
Essential Cell Biology by Essential Cell Biologyprovides a readily accessible introduction to the central concepts of cell biology, and its lively, clear writing and exceptional illustrations make it the ideal textbook for a first course in both cell and molecular biology. The text and figures are easy-to-follow, accurate, clear, and engaging for the introductory student. Molecular detail has been kept to a minimum in order to provide the reader with a cohesive conceptual framework for the basic science that underlies our current understanding of all of biology, including the biomedical sciences. The Fourth Edition has been thoroughly revised, and covers the latest developments in this fast-moving field, yet retains the academic level and length of the previous edition. The book is accompanied by a rich package of online student and instructor resources, including over 130 narrated movies, an expanded and updated Question Bank, and new enhanced assessments for students.
Call Number: 571.6 ALB
Publication Date: 2014
Advanced Science Biology by Building on the success of the second edition, this truly accessible textbook comprehensively covers the 2008 AS and A2 level Biology specifications for all the main UK exam boards.The book also has a companion website which is free to book users providing extra resources. Written by authors with many years' experience of teaching, examining and writing, this is an ideal resource for class or independent study. The book includes the following features: * How Science Works feature boxes focus on this key element of the new specifications. * Stretch and Challenge boxes challenge more able students, enabling them to achieve the highest grades. * Science in Context boxes encourage students to relate their learning to the world around them. * Summaries at the end of every chapter help students with revision. * Test Yourself questions throughout the text enable students to monitor their own progress in preparation for their exams. * Remember This boxes highlight the key facts. The website provides the following additional resources: * Practice questions (and answers) allow students to test their understanding of the material just covered. * How Science Works assignments allow students to prepare for the How Science Works element of the new AS and A2 Biology exams.
Call Number: 570 BOY
Publication Date: 2008
Practical Skills in Biology. 6th edn. by If you are a student of biology then this book will be an indispensable companion throughout your entire degree programme. It clearly explains the laboratory and field skills that you will draw on time and again for the practical aspects of your studies, and also gives you a solid grounding in those wider transferable skills which are increasingly necessary to achieve a higher level of academic success.
Call Number: 570.28 JON + eBook
Publication Date: 2016
Life: the Science of Biology by The new 12th edition of Life: The Science of Biology continues to be engaging, active, and focused on teaching the skills that students need to master the majors biology course. New pedagogical features work in conjunction with powerful updates to the online suite of materials in Achieve to support the mission of Life by teaching students the skills and understanding of experimentation and data they need to succeed in introductory biology and ultimately in their future STEM careers. Life's potent combination of expertly crafted media, assessment, pedagogy and engagement makes this new edition the best resource yet for biology students.
Call Number: 570 HIL
Publication Date: 2020
Introduction to the Human Body by Introduction to the Human Body 10th Edition offers a balanced introduction to the human body, especially developed to meet the needs of the one-semester A&P course. It provides an effective blend of stunning art and clearly written text to illuminate the complexities of the human body. Class-tested pedagogy is woven into the narrative and illustrations to ensure that students gain a solid understanding of the material.
Call Number: 612 TOR
Publication Date: 2014