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    AGS Biology

    Charles J. LaRue

    Hardcover (AGS Publishing, Aug. 16, 2003)
    Biology in clear, easy-to-read language Biology is a comprehensive life science program for your reluctant readers and those who require additional help to grasp basic biological and life science concepts. This full-color, easy-to-read textbook addresses all these needs. Written to meet national guidelines, students learn about classification and organization; patterns of reproduction, growth, and development; the human body's systems; ecological cycles; and other basic biological building blocks.Lexile Level 840 Reading Level 3-4 Interest Level 6-12
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    Essential Biology With Physiology

    Neil A. Campbell, Jane B. Reece, Eric J. Simon

    Hardcover (Pearson, Jan. 30, 2007)
    Essential Biology with Physiology is a brief non-majors biology book that combines the clear writing, real-world applications, vivid art program, and powerful media of Essential Biology, Second Edition, but also includes nine new chapters on animal and plant physiology. Essential Biology with Physiology helps readers become informed citizens by focusing on evolution, human applications, and up-to-date information on important issues like DNA technology, cloning, and global warming. For college instructors, students, or anyone interested in biology.
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    The Manga Guide to Molecular Biology

    Masaharu Takemura, Sakura, Becom Co. Ltd.

    Paperback (No Starch Press, Aug. 1, 2009)
    Rin and Ami have been skipping molecular biology class all semester, and Professor Moro has had enough—he's sentencing them to summer school on his private island. But they're in store for a special lesson. Using Dr. Moro's virtual reality machine to travel inside the human body, they'll get a close-up look at the fascinating world of molecular biology.Join them in The Manga Guide to Molecular Biology, and learn all about DNA, RNA, proteins, amino acids, and more. Along the way, you'll see chemical reactions first-hand and meet entertaining characters like Enzyme Man and Drinkzilla, who show how the liver metabolizes alcohol.Together with Ami and Rin, you'll learn all about:–The organelles and proteins inside cells, and how they support cellular functions–The processes of transcription and translation, and your genes' role in synthesizing proteins–The pieces that make up our genetic code, like nucleotides, codons, introns, and exons–The processes of DNA replication, mitosis and cytokinesis–Genetic technology like transduction and cloning, and the role of molecular biology in medicineWhether you need a molecular biology refresher or you're just fascinated by the science of life, The Manga Guide to Molecular Biology will give you a uniquely fun and informative introduction.
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    The Way Things Work Now

    David Macaulay

    Hardcover (HMH Books for Young Readers, Oct. 4, 2016)
    A New York Times Bestseller Explainer-in-Chief David Macaulay updates the worldwide bestseller The New Way Things Work to capture the latest developments in the technology that most impacts our lives. Famously packed with information on the inner workings of everything from windmills to Wi-Fi, this extraordinary and humorous book both guides readers through the fundamental principles of machines, and shows how the developments of the past are building the world of tomorrow. This sweepingly revised edition embraces all of the latest developments, from touchscreens to 3D printer. Each scientific principle is brilliantly explained--with the help of a charming, if rather slow-witted, woolly mammoth. An illustrated survey of significant inventions closes the book, along with a glossary of technical terms, and an index. What possible link could there be between zippers and plows, dentist drills and windmills? Parking meters and meat grinders, jumbo jets and jackhammers, remote control and rockets, electric guitars and egg beaters? Macaulay explains them all.
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    Biology Experiments for Children

    Ethel Hanauer

    Paperback (Dover Publications, June 1, 1968)
    What better way is there to learn than by doing? This unusual book enables children to carry out more than 77 different experiments and demonstrations, carefully planned to illustrate important principles of modern science. Clear step-by-step instructions, frequent diagrams, clear statements of conclusions all enable the young student to carry through these experiments with minimal supervision, yet full success.The book is divided into four parts. The first part, The Nature of All Living Things, introduces cells and discusses how to use the microscope to observe a variety of living things. The other three parts, The World of Plants, The World of Animals, and The Human Animal, systematically investigate plant and animal life, answering such questions as why and how plants and animals live and grow, why leaves are actually food factories, why all living things need sunlight, and how you can raise plants without seeds. The experiments provide first-hand experience with growing one-celled animals and bacteria, building a terrarium, observing the binding force of roots, growing seeds in a sponge, learning why a spider spins a web, why a fish has gills, how certain plants live on insects, and other fascinating facts about plants and animals. The basic piece of equipment for these experiments is a microscope. Specimens for examination can be found in and around the home.This volume offers upper grade school, junior high school, and high school students a very entertaining way to enrich their background in science and its applications. It is also a very valuable aid to parents, teachers, and others who wish to make clear, forceful demonstrations to children.
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    Biology

    Kenneth Miller, Joseph Levine

    Hardcover (Pearson Prentice Hall, Jan. 31, 2004)
    Texas Edition of Prentice Hall Biology
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    On the Origin of Species

    Charles Darwin, Oliver Francis

    Hardcover (Macmillan Collector's Library, Feb. 7, 2017)
    Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers and gilt edges, Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure. The Origin of Species Darwin outlined his theory of evolution, which proposed that species had been evolving and differentiating over time under the influence of natural selection. On its publication it became hugely influential, bringing about a seismic shift in the scientific view of humanity's place in the world that is still controversial today. It is both a brilliant work of science and also a clear, vivid and at times even moving, piece of writing that reflects both Darwin's genius and his boundless enthusiasm for the natural world.With an Afterword by Oliver Francis