What Is Life  Book

What Is Life


  • Author : Jay Phelan
  • Publisher : W H Freeman & Company
  • Release Date : 2011-11
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 661
  • ISBN 10 : 1464107203

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What Is Life Book Description :

The most successful new non-majors biology textbook in a decade returns in a vigorously updated new edition—with every chapter of the book carefully revised by Jay Phelan, based on the feedback of hundreds of instructors and students. The Second Edition brings forward the book's hallmark features (clear and consistent illustrations, beautiful photographs, Take-Home Message summary sections, StreetBio: Knowledge You Can Use, and Red Q Questions) while adding new pedagogy, updated content, and expanded media/supplements package. Click here to watch a sample of our Lecture Videos featuring What Is Life? author, Jay Phelan.

What is Life  A Guide to Biology Book

What is Life A Guide to Biology


  • Author : Jay Phelan
  • Publisher : W. H. Freeman
  • Release Date : 2014-12-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 784
  • ISBN 10 : 1464135959

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What is Life A Guide to Biology Book Description :

From the front of the classroom to the top of the bestseller’s list, award-winning educator Jay Phelan knows how to tell the story of how scientists investigate the big questions about life. He is also a master at using biology as a springboard for developing the critical thinking skills and scientific literacy that are essential to students through college and throughout their lives. Phelan’s dynamic approach to teaching biology is the driving force behind What Is Life?—the most successful new non-majors biology textbook of the millennium. The rigorously updated new edition brings forward the features that made the book a classroom favorite (chapters anchored to intriguing questions about life, spectacular original illustrations, innovative learning tools) with new features, enhanced art, and full integration with its own dedicated version of LaunchPad—W.H. Freeman’s breakthrough online course space, which fully integrates an interactive e-Book, all student media, a wide range of assessment and course management features, in a new interface in which power and simplicity go hand in hand.

What Is Life  Book

What Is Life


  • Author : Jay Phelan
  • Publisher : W H Freeman & Company
  • Release Date : 2009-08-01
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 621
  • ISBN 10 : 1429238348

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What Is Life  A Guide to Biology W Prep U Book

What Is Life A Guide to Biology W Prep U


  • Author : Jay Phelan
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2009-04-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 610
  • ISBN 10 : 1429223189

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What Is Life A Guide to Biology W Prep U Book Description :

Jay Phelan's What is Life? A Guide to Biology is written in a delightfully readable style that communicates complex ideas to non-biology majors in a clear and approachable manner. After reading Phelan's book, students will understand why they would want to know and talk about science. His skillful style includes asking stimulating questions (called Q questions) which encourage the student to keep reading to find the answer and will illuminate just how relevant science is to their life.

What Is Life  Book

What Is Life


  • Author : Jay Phelan
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2009-03-02
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 610
  • ISBN 10 : 9781429280792

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What Is Life  A Guide to Biology with Physiology Book

What Is Life A Guide to Biology with Physiology


  • Author : Jay Phelan
  • Publisher : WH Freeman
  • Release Date : 2018-03-16
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 1120
  • ISBN 10 : 1319065449

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What Is Life A Guide to Biology with Physiology Book Description :

In his popular classes and bestselling textbooks, Jay Phelan uses questions as a way of introducing both the practical impact and awe-inspiring wonder of biological research. Phelan knows how to captivate nonmajors with stories of how scientists investigate life. He is also a master at using the study of biology as a context for developing the critical thinking skills and scientific literacy students can draw on through university and beyond. Phelan’s dynamic approach to teaching biology is the driving force behind this textbook. The rigorously updated new edition brings forward the features that made the book a classroom favourite (chapters anchored to intriguing questions about life, spectacular original illustrations, innovative learning tools) with a more focused and flexible presentation and enhanced art. What is Life? is available with LaunchPad. LaunchPad combines an interactive ebook with high-quality multimedia content and ready-made assessment options, including LearningCurve adaptive quizzing. See ‘Instructor Resources’ and ‘Student Resources’ for further information.

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What Is Life a Guide to Biology With Physiology Achieve Read Practice for What Is Life a Guide to Biology With Physiology Twelve months Access


  • Author : Jay Phelan
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-07
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1319302017

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What Is Life a Guide to Biology With Physiology Achieve Read Practice for What Is Life a Guide to Biology With Physiology Twelve months Access Book Description :

Does the vaccine for measles, mumps, and rubella cause autism? What is the most common reason that DNA analyses overturn incorrect criminal convictions? What genetically modified foods do most people in the United States consume (usually without knowing it)? In his popular classes and bestselling textbooks, Jay Phelan uses questions like these as a way of introducing both the practical impact and awe-inspiring wonder of biological research. Phelan knows how to captivate nonmajors with stories of how scientists investigate life. He is also a master at using study of biology as a context for developing the critical thinking skills and scientific literacy students can draw on through college and beyond. Phelan's dynamic approach to teaching biology is the driving force behind What Is Life?--the most successful new non-majors biology textbook of the millennium. The rigorously updated new edition brings forward the features that made the book a classroom favorite (chapters anchored to intriguing questions about life, spectacular original illustrations, innovative learning tools) with a more focused and flexible presentation and enhanced art. And more than ever, this edition is a seamless text/media source, with its dedicated version of LaunchPad, Macmillan's breakthrough online course space which integrates an interactive e-Book, all student media, a wide range of assessment and course management features.

Loose leaf Version for What is Life  A Guide to Biology Book

Loose leaf Version for What is Life A Guide to Biology


  • Author : Jay Phelan
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2015-01-23
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 784
  • ISBN 10 : 9781319030810

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Loose leaf Version for What is Life A Guide to Biology Book Description :

From the front of the classroom to the top of the bestseller’s list, award-winning educator Jay Phelan knows how to tell the story of how scientists investigate the big questions about life. He is also a master at using biology as a springboard for developing the critical thinking skills and scientific literacy that are essential to students through college and throughout their lives.