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- 5th Edition
- Colleen Belk, Virginia Borden Maier
- Pearson Education
For non-majors biology courses.
Compelling and relatable stories engage students in learning biology
Colleen Belk and Virginia Borden Maier have helped students understand biology for more than twenty years in the classroom and over ten years with their popular text, Biology: Science for Life. The thoroughly revised Fifth Edition engages students with new storylines that explore high-interest topics such as binge drinking, pseudoscience, and study drugs.
The book and MasteringBiology resources also help students develop scientific skills using new Working With Data figure legend questions and addresses common misconceptions with Sounds Right, But Is It? discussions in each chapter. This edition also offers a wealth of new “Flipped Classroom” activities and other resources to help professors enliven their classes and to help students assess their understanding of biology outside of class.
Features of Biology Science for Life with Physiology 5th Edition Textbooks by Colleen Belk, Virginia Borden Maier
Updated, Compelling, and Relatable Stories
Each chapter weaves a compelling story based on a current issue or hot topic that presents, explains, and demystifies biological concepts, examples, and applications. Several thoroughly revised storylines have been added to the Fifth Edition to highlight the relevance of biology concepts to everyday life, including:
- Chapter 2: Science Fiction, Bad Science, and Pseudoscience
- Chapter 4: Body Weight and Health
- Chapter 13: The Greatest Species on Earth?
- NEW CHAPTER | Chapter 18: Binge Drinking***
- Chapter 19: Clearing the Air***
- Chapter 21: Human Sex Differences***
***Chapters 17-25 are included in the expanded version of the text that includes coverage of animal and plant anatomy and physiology.