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Welcome to your Diversity of Life reading list. Here you will find the resources to support you throughout your module.
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
Biology by The previous three editions have reached thousands of students and provided them with an outstanding view of the biological world. The author team is dedicated to producing an engaging and current text for undergraduate students who are majoring in biology. Building on the successes of the previous editions, the fourth edition reflects a focus on core competencies and provides a more learner-centred approach. The strength of an engaging and current text is improved with the addition of new pedagogical features that help develop and strengthen critical thinking skills.
Call Number: 580 BRO
Publication Date: 2017
Life - The Science of Biology. 11th edn. by The Eleventh Edition of Life: The Science of Biology is engaging, active, and focused on teaching the skills that students need in the majors biology course. New pedagogical features grab students’ attention and give them a clear learning path through the text. Active learning is a priority throughout the text and media, including in the brand new and unique Active Learning Guide, giving instructors the support they need to encourage students to "learn by doing." Life continues and improves its focus on experiments and data, ensuring that students learn the skills they need to succeed in their careers. It is this potent combination of expertly crafted pedagogy and engagement that make this new edition the best resource for biology students.The Eleventh Edition of Life: The Science of Biology retains its reputation as the book with the highest quality content, clarity of language, and experimental emphasis, and the new focus and features make it a Life worth investigating.
Call Number: 570 SAD
Publication Date: 2016
No specific journals have been recommended for this module, however, you can access useful journals and databases for Science through your Subject Guide.