- ISBN: 9780135238523 | 0135238528
- Cover: Loose-leaf
- Copyright: 1/22/2019
For non-majors/mixed biology courses.
The most comprehensive coverage at the most affordable price for non-majors biology
With a proven and effective tradition of engaging readers with real-world applications, high-interest case studies, and inquiry-based pedagogy, Biology: Life on Earth fosters discovery and scientific understanding that students can use throughout their lives. Engaging Case Studies throughout each chapter and thoughtful pedagogy help students develop critical thinking and scientific literacy skills.
The 12th Edition offers the most comprehensive coverage at the most affordable price for the non-majors biology student. This loose-leaf edition maintains its conversational, question-and-answer presentation style that has made it a best-seller. The new edition expands its focus on the process of science with new Doing Science boxes throughout the text that walk students through the scientific process, and interactive Doing Science coaching activities in Mastering Biology. The text also provides Think Deeper questions that give instructors guidance for starting classroom discussions that promote critical thinking.
For coverage of plant and animal anatomy & physiology, an alternate edition, Biology: Life on Earth with Physiology, 12th Edition, is also available.
Also available as a Pearson eText or packaged with Mastering Biology:
Pearson eText is a simple-to-use, mobile-optimized, personalized reading experience that can be adopted on its own as the main course material. It lets students highlight, take notes, and review key vocabulary all in one place, even when offline. Seamlessly integrated videos and other rich media engage students and give them access to the help they need, when they need it. Educators can easily share their own notes with students so they see the connection between their eText and what they learn in class – motivating them to keep reading, and keep learning.
If your instructor has assigned Pearson eText as your main course material, search for:
0135214335 / 9780135214336 Pearson eText Biology: Life on Earth -- Access Card, 8/e
0135310121 / 9780135310120 Pearson eText Biology: Life on Earth -- Instant Access, 8/e
Also available with Mastering Biology
By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, Mastering personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student.Built for, and directly tied to the text, Mastering Biology enables an extension of learning allowing students a platform to practice, learn, and apply outside of the classroom.
If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering Biology, search for:
0135407427 / 9780135407424 Biology: Life on Earth Plus Mastering Biology with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package
Package consists of:
- 0135238528 / 9780135238523 Biology: Life on Earth
- 0321989732 / 9780321989734 Mastering Biology with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Biology: Life on Earth
Note: You are purchasing a standalone book; Pearson eText and Mastering A&P do not come packaged with this content. Students, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.