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by Peter H. Raven


is director of the Missouri Botanical Garden and Engelmann professor of botany at Washington University at St. Louis.

is director of the Missouri Botanical Garden and Engelmann professor of botany at Washington University at St.

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Peter H Raven Director of the Missouri Botanical Garden, USA, and one of the world's leading botanists and advocates . This book is the best Biology book I have ever seen and I am a biology student.

Peter H Raven Director of the Missouri Botanical Garden, USA, and one of the world's leading botanists and advocates of conservation. In December 2001, the President of the USA awarded him the National Medal of Science, the highest award for scientific accomplishment in the country. Filled with color-filled pictures and explains all the processes so so so SO great; some of which are very difficult to follow in lecture, this book is like " here you go" with a nice picture and words that just speak to you.

Peter Hamilton Raven (born June 13, 1936) is an American botanist and environmentalist, notable as the longtime director, now President Emeritus, of the Missouri Botanical Garden. On June 13, 1936, Raven was born in Shanghai, China to American parents. An uncle of his father's was, for a time, one of the wealthiest Americans in China, but was later jailed in a banking scandal. That incident and Japanese aggression in China led the Raven family to return to San Francisco, CA in the late 1930s.

Peter H Raven, George B Johnson. BIOLOGY is an authoritative majors textbook with evolution as a unifying theme. In revising the text, McGraw-Hill has consulted extensively with previous users, noted experts and professors in the field. It is distinguished from other texts by its strong emphasis on natural selection and the evolutionary process that explains biodiversity.

Peter H. Raven, Susan E. Eichorn, Ray F. Evert. Long acclaimed as the definitive introductory botany text, Raven Biology of Plants stands as the most significant revision in the book's history. Every topic was updated with information obtained from the most recent primary literature, making the book valuable for both students and professionals. LaunchPad combines an interactive ebook with high-quality multimedia content and ready-made assessment options, including LearningCurve adaptive quizzing.

The book is designed to demonstrate biology concepts and to promote scientific literacy. Helping Students Make Connections Across Biology Campbell BIOLOGY is the unsurpassed leader in introductory biology

The book is designed to demonstrate biology concepts and to promote scientific literacy. fowler s roush r wise j et al concepts of biology. Helping Students Make Connections Across Biology Campbell BIOLOGY is the unsurpassed leader in introductory biology.

Raven biology chapter 4. 33 terms. Chapter 5 Biology Raven. Chapter 5 Raven Biology. Raven Biology chapter 1. 37 terms.

Committed to Excellence. This particular book is easy to read and contains more illustrations than most Biology books, thus making the class much easier to learn in. Any student who is currently taking Biology should look into reading this book. com User, October 19, 2009. This book helps explain everything pretty well. I had to purchase it for class but it is one of the better text books I have read.

BIOLOGY is an authoritative majors textbook with evolution as a unifying theme. In revising the text, McGraw-Hill has consulted extensively with previous users, noted experts and professors in the field. It is distinguished from other texts by its strong emphasis on natural selection and the evolutionary process that explains biodiversity.

Not only has the book been thoroughly updated to reflect rapid advances, there is more emphasis today on the teaching of concepts and this has led to significant changes in how the material is presented. Technology also plays a greater role in teaching and the Online Learning Center found at http://www.mhhe.com/raven6 provides professors and students alike with an abundance of resources.

Five considerations influenced this revision. They are: 1) Focus on concepts; 2) Reinforcing Ideas; 3) Emphasizing relevance to students; 4) Keeping up with new developments; and 5) Careful editing.

Amerikan_Volga
The book is very heavy and large. It would be a load in a backpack. It is filled with color and many pictures, which makes it easy to look at. Unfortunately, the narration is written as though addressed to another accomplished biologist - too many big words when smaller ones would be so much easier to understand and equally - or nearly so -accurate. The whole book should be rewritten for a less educated audience and the number and depth of topics should both be reduced. Too much stuff to take it all in although the book is broken down into what appear to be manageable chapters. This might be an excellent second level book on biology, but seems a little tough for an introductory one. Also, make it smaller and lighter and less costly. Maybe break it into two paperback books, one for each level of two college courses?
OTANO
This is a great biology book. One of my favorite things about this book is the diagrams. I also like the sections on human origins and the individual sections on different organisms. This book is as good or might even be better then the Campbell biology-that speaks for itself
Cordabor
This is by far the finest Introductory Biology textbook I have ever had the pleasure of reading. Biology teachers, do yourselves (not to mention your students) a favor--make this the required text for your Biology I (and II) Class! Special Thanks goes out to Dr. Michael Hoefer...for requiring this textbook!
Taulkree
I used this book for my college biology I and II classes. My favorite part of the book was animal structure and function. Although the writing in this book is on a pretty high level, nothing was left out--very complete. Sometimes it was hard to understand the chapters on genetics. Then again genetics is a hard topic. I used additional sources to clarify on what I learned in Raven's book.

I used AP Biology by Beck. This book was a helpful study guide. This was easy to comprehend. Made biology easier to learn.

However, what really did it for me was Patrick Leonardi's:

The Ultimate Study Guide for Biology: Key Review Questions and Answers with Explanations

This study guide comes in 3 volumes, make sure to get all three if you take biology I and II. If you are only taking Biology I, you can probably get away with only getting volume 1 and 2. These study guides had very good questions on every topic that is tested on in college biology. It was organized into specific sections, making it very helpful for exam preparation. It was so complete that it had the kind of questions that were asked on my exams. Don't go blind into an exam. These books are very helpful.
GEL
.....or if you had to travel back in time. I had this for my textbook in Biology back in 1987 and even then, .... well before the human genome was anywhere near being charted, let alone completed, this was a spectacular acomplishment. This book isn't riveting like say Druyan and Sagan's SHADOWS OF FORGOTTEN ANCESOTRS is, but it is as good as any biology textbook can possibly be. It has EVERYTHING you could possibly want to know about biology; from modern cell theory to ecology. All you have to do is look this over and you'll see why I highly recommend it. Does any other bio textbook even compare?
Siatanni
"Biology" by Raven and Johnson is an impressive introduction into the biological sciences for undergraduates and Advanced Placement high school students. This text is particularly strong on evolution, sociobiology, ethology, and genetics, and does an outstanding job of presenting evolutionary theory as the unifying theme of all the biological sciences. Hard to put down!
Jeronashe
This is definitely the best intro to bio books out there. As a graduate student I got the chance to read lots of bio books and this one by far is the best. The chapters are well organized and easy to follow and gives you the depth needed to pursue any area of biology. When it was time for me to student teach this was the book of my chose. It expensive but definiely worth it to any biologist. The CD-ROM is also very good!
the book i received was not what i expected when purchased but it work out just the same. just keep an eye out make sure your actually ordering what you think you are
Biology ebook
Author:
Peter H. Raven
Category:
Biological Sciences
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EPUB size:
1596 kb
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1612 kb
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Publisher:
William C Brown Pub; 5th edition (February 1999)
Pages:
1284 pages
Rating:
4.2
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