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By OpenStax

$39.95  USD | $39.95  CAN

BIO Principles is designed for an introductory biology course for science majors, covering the major themes of biology through an evolutionary lens.

Delivered through WileyPLUS, BIO Principles pairs Openstax College’s 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.

Majors 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: The Study of Life
Chapter 2: The Chemical Foundation of Life
Chapter 3: Biological Macromolecules
Chapter 4: Cell Structure
Chapter 5: Structure and Function of Plasma Membranes
Chapter 6: Metabolism
Chapter 7: Cellular Respiration
Chapter 8: Photosynthesis
Chapter 9: Cell Communication
Chapter 10: Cell Reproduction
Chapter 11: Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction
Chapter 12: Mendel’s Experiments and Heredity
Chapter 13: Modern Understandings of Inheritance
Chapter 14: DNA Structure and Function
Chapter 15: Genes and Proteins
Chapter 16: Gene Expression
Chapter 17: Biotechnology and Genomics
Chapter 18: Evolution and the Origin of Species
Chapter 19: The Evolution of Populations
Chapter 2: Phylogenies and the History of Life
Chapter 21: Viruses
Chapter 22: Prokaryotes: Bacteria and Archaea
Chapter 23: Protists
Chapter 24: Fungi
Chapter 25: Seedless Plants
Chapter 26: Seed Plants
Chapter 27: Introduction to Animal Diversity
Chapter 28: Invertebrates
Chapter 29: Vertebrates
Chapter 30: Plant Form and Physiology
Chapter 31: Soil and Plant Nutrition
Chapter 32: Plant Reproduction
Chapter 33: The Animal Body: Basic Form and Function
Chapter 34: Animal Nutrition and the Digestive System
Chapter 35: The Nervous System
Chapter 36: Sensory Systems and Movement
Chapter 37: The Endocrine System
Chapter 38: The Musculoskeletal System
Chapter 39: The Respiratory System
Chapter 40: The Circulatory System
Chapter 41: Osmotic Regulation and Excretion
Chapter 42: The Immune System
Chapter 42: Animal Reproduction and Development
Chapter 44: Ecology and the Biosphere
Chapter 45: Population and Community Ecology
Chapter 46: Ecosystems
Chapter 47: Conservation Biology and Biodiversity

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