Study Briefs

General Biology

  • Format: eBook
  • Edition: 2016
  • Publisher: Little Green Apples Publishing LLC

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The General Biology Study Brief is a condensed quick-reference resource that is intended as a compact orientation for anyone with an interest in the subject of biology. It is an ideal primer to prepare high school and college students enrolled in their first general biology course. Along with the companion Cell Biology Study Brief, this title is highly recommended as a handy resource for pre-med and nursing students or anyone considering a career iin applied sciences. This General Biology Study Brief offers a convenient high-level refresher of basic concepts for lifelong learners interested in an armchair review that can be completed in one sitting. This Study Brief features immediate access to concise and easy to understand definitions of key terms and explanations of important concepts in the study of biology. Detailed sections cover the basics, highlighting key concepts, important principles, and need-to-know terms. Inside you will find these topics: organizational levels of life, the scientific method, the chemical basis of life, types of chemical bonds, genetics (including biological inheritance and the theory of natural selection), biological classification (including species and taxa), cell structure, plants and flowers, photosynthesis, ecology and ecosystems, and human organ system functions (including handy reference illustrations of integumentary, muscular, digestive, skeletal, respiratory, circulatory, nervous, sensory, lymphatic, endocrine, urinary and reproductive systems).

Topics Covered:

  • Organization of the Levels of Life
  • The Chemical Basis of Life
  • Types of Chemical Bonds
  • Biological Inheritance
  • Theory of Natural Selection/Evolution/Diversity
  • Introduction to Species and Taxa
  • Human Organ Systems
  • Plants and Flowers
  • Photosynthesis
  • Ecology and Ecosystems

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