What is Life? A Guide to Biology (3rd Edition) – eBook


  • Author: Jay Phelan
  • File Size: 194 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 784 pages
  • Publisher: W. H. Freeman; 3rd edition
  • Publication Date: December 19, 2014
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1464135959, 1319030815
  • ISBN-13: 9781464135958, 9781319030810


From the front of the classroom to the top of the bestseller’s list, award-winning author of What is Life? A Guide to Biology 3rd Edition (PDF) and educator Jay Phelan knows how to tell the story of how real scientists investigate the big questions about life. Dr. Phelan is also a master at using biology as a springboard for developing much needed scientific literacy and critical thinking skills that are essential to all students through college and throughout their lives.

Does the vaccine for mumps, measles, and rubella cause autism?

What is the most common reason that DNA analyses overturn some incorrect criminal convictions?

What genetically modified foods do most people in the United States of America consume (usually without knowing it)?

In his bestselling textbook, Jay Phelan uses questions like these as a way of introducing both the practical impact and awe-inspiring wonder of bthe latest iological research.

Jay’s dynamic approach to teaching biology is the driving force behind What Is Life? 3rd edition — the most successful new non-majors biology ebook of the millennium. The rigorously updated, latest new Third Edition brings forward the features that made the textbook a classroom favorite spectacular original illustrations, (chapters anchored to intriguing questions about life, innovative learning tools) with enhanced art, new features, and full integration with its own dedicated version of LaunchPad (not included in this sale) — W.H. Freeman’s breakthrough online course space, which fully integrates an interactive e-Book, all student media, a wide range of course management and assessment features, in a new interface in which power and simplicity go hand in hand.

NOTE: This sale only includes the ebook What is Life? A Guide to Biology 3e in PDF. No access codes or Launchpad included in this.