Campbell Essential Biology, Books a la Carte Edition (6th Edition)
- Binding: Loose Leaf
- Author: Eric J. Simon;Jean L. Dickey;Jane B. Reece;Kelly A. Hogan
- Publish Date: 2015-02-19
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For non-majors/mixed biology courses.
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Campbell Essential Biology makes biology interesting and understandable for non-majors biology students. This best-selling textbook, known for its scientific accuracy, clear explanations, and intuitive illustrations, has been revised to further emphasize the relevance of biology to everyday life, using memorable analogies, real-world examples, conversational language, engaging new Why Biology Matters photo essays, and more. New MasteringBiology activities engage students outside of the classroom and help students develop scientific literacy skills.
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