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By OpenStax

$39.95  USD | $39.95  CAN

BIO Concepts is designed for an introductory biology course for nonmajors, covering the major themes of biology in a way that is meaningful and easy to understand.

Delivered through WileyPLUS, BIO Concepts pairs Openstax College’s non-majors Biology textbook with high-quality instructor resources, animations, assessment, and support. This digital learning environment allows instructors to customize the course by hiding or rearranging learning objectives, setting the pacing of content, and integrating videos, files, or links to relevant material to create the perfect course for each instructor. For students, BIO Concepts provides a clear learning path through the content, while providing the tools and resources required for success.

Introductory Biology students have a wide array of skills and experiences, and it can challenging for instructors to meet the needs of all students. With Wiley’s Adaptive Practice, students are provided a personalized learning experience that addressed their areas of weakness and adapts to their needs, while providing instructors with valuable analytics into student performance.

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Adaptive Practice offers students unlimited practice at the learning objective level for all chapters and sections in the program, providing a clear and actionable plan to help identify knowledge gaps. Instructors benefit from actionable analytics that show exactly where each student is excelling, as well as where the class is on topics and learning objectives.

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Over 150 animations throughout the course that are mapped to the learning objectives in the text, and support student learning of key concepts.

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Biology and Environmental Science Basics

Thirty-Nine interactive modules focusing on Biology and Environmental Science Basics, that include animations, drag and drop activities, and self-assessment. These excellent remediation tools can be assigned or used for self-study to brush up on scientific foundations.

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Test Bank / Assessment

Chapter level auto-graded assessment, section level practice assignments, and pre-created in-class activities help to engage students both inside and outside of the classroom.

Chapter 1: Introduction to Biology
Chapter 2: Chemistry of Life
Chapter 3: Cell Structure and Function
Chapter 4: How Cells Obtain Energy
Chapter 5: Photosynthesis
Chapter 6: Reproduction at the Cellular Level
Chapter 7: The Cellular Basis of Inheritance
Chapter 8: Patterns of Inheritance
Chapter 9: Molecular Biology
Chapter 10: Biotechnology
Chapter 11: Evolution and Its Processes
Chapter 12: Diversity of Life
Chapter 13: Diversity of Microbes, Fungi, and Protists
Chapter 14: Diversity of Plants
Chapter 15: Diversity of Animals
Chapter 16: The Body’s Systems
Chapter 17: The Immune System and Disease
Chapter 18: Animal Reproduction and Development
Chapter 19: Population and Community Ecology
Chapter 20: Ecosystems and the Biosphere
Chapter 21: Conservation and Biodiversity

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