W. H. Freeman; 3rd edition
From teaching at the front of the classroom to being an award-winning author of a book that has reached the top of the bestseller list, What is Life? Jay Phelan is the author of A Guide to Biology, currently in its third edition (PDF), and he is also an educator. He is able to relate the story of how actual scientists research the most important questions about life. Dr. Phelan is also an expert when it comes to using biology as a springboard for building much needed scientific literacy and critical thinking abilities. These are skills that are vital to all students throughout college and throughout their entire lives.
Is there any evidence that the vaccines for measles, mumps, and rubella contribute to autism?
What is the most prevalent reason that DNA tests are used to reverse wrongly obtained convictions for criminal offenses?
Which foods have been genetically engineered and are consumed by the majority of people in the United States of America (generally without their knowledge)?
Questions like as these are posed by Jay Phelan in his best-selling textbook as a means of introducing both the practical application and the awe-inspiring magnificence of the most recent research in the field of iology.
The dynamic approach that Jay takes to teaching biology is the impetus behind the creation of What Is Life? The most popular new non-majors biology ebook published in the new millennium, now in its third edition. The thoroughly revised and revised Third Edition brings forward the features that made the textbook a favorite in the classroom, including spectacular original illustrations; (chapters anchored to intriguing questions about life; innovative learning tools); with enhanced art; new features; and full integration with its own dedicated version of LaunchPad (not included in this sale) — W.H. Freeman's breakthrough online course space; which fully integrates an interactive e-Book; all student materials; and full access to W.H. Freeman's online learning community
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE That the sole item included in this offer is the ebook titled “What is Life?” A Guide to Biology, Third Edition, in PDF Format. There are no access codes or a Launchpad with this purchase.