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Exploring Biology in the Laboratory, 3e

By: 
Murray P. Pendarvis, John L. Crawley
Copyright: 
©2018
Pages: 
848
Product Code: 
7552
ISBN-13: 
9781617317552
Table of Contents# of PagesSelect
Laboratory Safety2
Chapter 1: The Starting Point: Understanding the Scientific Method16
Chapter 1 Objectives & Intro Material2
Exercise 1.1: Practicing the Scientific Method with Termites3
Exercise 1.2: Applying the Scientific Method with Goldfish4
Exercise 1.3: Reinforcing Scientific Skills with Gummy Bears5
Chapter 1 Review2
Chapter 2: For Good Measure: Understanding Scientific Notation and the Metric System14
Chapter 2 Objectives & Intro Material1
Exercise 2.1: Using Scientific Notation2
Exercise 2.2: Learning the Metric System and Conversions2
Exercise 2.3: Measuring Length, Mass, Volume, and Temperature7
Chapter 2 Review2
Chapter 3: The Invisible World: Understanding Microscopy18
Chapter 3 Objectives & Intro Material2
Exercise 3.1: Learning about Microscopy3
Exercise 3.2: Developing the Skills of Microscopy5
Exercise 3.3: Preparing Slides3
Exercise 3.4: Using the Stereomicroscope (Dissecting Microscope)3
Chapter 3 Review2
Chapter 4: Back to Basics: Understanding Acids, Bases, and pH10
Chapter 4 Objectives & Intro Material3
Exercise 4.1: Measuring pH4
Exercise 4.2: Neutralizing Acids1
Chapter 4 Review2
Chapter 5: The Composition of Living Things: Understanding Organic Molecules20
Chapter 5 Objectives & Intro Material1
Exercise 5.1: Testing for Carbohydrates6
Exercise 5.2: Testing for Lipids4
Exercise 5.3: Testing for Proteins4
Exercise 5.4: Testing an Unknown3
Chapter 5 Review2
Chapter 6: The Building Blocks of Life: Understanding Cell Structure and Function18
Chapter 6 Objectives & Intro Material2
Exercise 6.1: Observing Prokaryotic Cells4
Exercise 6.2: Observing Eukaryotic Cells3
Exercise 6.3: Observing Plant Cells4
Exercise 6.4: Observing Animal Cells3
Chapter 6 Review2
Chapter 7: Catalysts for Change: Understanding Enzymes12
Chapter 7 Objectives & Intro Material2
Exercise 7.1: Bromelain as an Enzyme3
Exercise 7.2: Catalase and Reusability of Enzymes3
Exercise 7.3: Application of Rennilase2
Chapter 7 Review2
Chapter 8: Just Passing Through: Understanding Diffusion and Osmosis12
Chapter 8 Objectives & Intro Material3
Exercise 8.1: Diffusion3
Exercise 8.2: Osmosis4
Chapter 8 Review2
Chapter 9: From Light to Energy: Understanding Photosynthesis14
Chapter 9 Objectives & Intro Material2
Exercise 9.1: Leaf Structure3
Exercise 9.2: Plant Pigments3
Exercise 9.3: Photosynthesis in Elodea4
Chapter 9 Review2
Chapter 10: Breaking Bonds: Understanding Cellular Respiration12
Chapter 10 Objectives & Intro Material2
Exercise 10.1: Observing Alcoholic Fermentation4
Exercise 10.2: Aerobic Respiration4
Chapter 10 Review2
Chapter 11: Out of One, Many: Understanding Cell Division10
Chapter 11 Objectives & Intro Material1
Exercise 11.1: The Cell Cycle7
Chapter 11 Review2
Chapter 12: That's Just the Half of It: Understanding Meiosis12
Chapter 12 Objectives & Intro Material2
Exercise 12.1: Meiosis in Animals4
Exercise 12.2: Meiosis in Plants4
Chapter 12 Review2
Chapter 13: It's All in the Genes: Understanding Basic Mendelian Genetics28
Chapter 13 Objectives & Intro Material2
Exercise 13.1: Understanding Heredity2
Exercise 13.2: Population Genetics8
Exercise 13.3: The Corn Maize2
Exercise 13.4: Fitting In4
Exercise 13.5: Blood Groups3
Exercise 13.6: Developing Pedigrees5
Chapter 13 Review2
Chapter 14: Unraveling the Double Helix: Understanding DNA and the Genetic Code12
Chapter 14 Objectives & Intro Material6
Exercise 14.1: Isolating DNA2
Exercise 14.2: Solving a World War II Mystery: The Plight of the Lady Be Good2
Chapter 14 Review2
Chapter 15: Touching the Future: Understanding Biotechnology and Forensics10
Chapter 15 Objectives & Intro Material3
Exercise 15.1: Applications of Gel Electrophoresis5
Chapter 15 Review2
Chapter 16: Mystery of Mysteries: Understanding Evolution18
Chapter 16 Objectives & Intro Material2
Exercise 16.1: Adaptation Evidence3
Exercise 16.2: Paleontological Evidence5
Exercise 16.3: Comparative Anatomical Evidence2
Exercise 16.4: Embryological Evidence2
Exercise 16.5: Molecular Evidence2
Chapter 16 Review2
Chapter 17: Making Sense of Diversity: Understanding Classification14
Chapter 17 Objectives & Intro Material4
Exercise 17.1: Using a Dichotomous Key4
Exercise 17.2: Constructing a Cladogram4
Chapter 17 Review2
Chapter 18: On the Edge of Life: Understanding Viruses8
Chapter 18 Objectives & Intro Material4
Exercise 18.1: Communicable Disease2
Chapter 18 Review2
Chapter 19: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Understanding Bacteria18
Chapter 19 Objectives & Intro Material5
Exercise 19.1: Observing Bacteria2
Exercise 19.2: Gram Stain2
Exercise 19.3: Finding Bacteria3
Exercise 19.4: Using Antibiotics2
Exercise 19.5: Observing Bioluminescence2
Chapter 19 Review2
Chapter 20: This Fine Mess: Understanding the Protists32
Chapter 20 Objectives & Intro Material2
Exercise 20.1: Sharing van Leeuwenhoek’s Enthusiasm3
Exercise 20.2: Plantlike (Photosynthetic) Protists7
Exercise 20.3: Fungus-like Protists3
Exercise 20.4: Animallike (Heterotrophic) Protists15
Chapter 20 Review2
Chapter 21: The Green Machine: Understanding the Nonvascular Plants18
Chapter 21 Objectives & Intro Material3
Exercise 21.1: Phylum Hepatophyta5
Exercise 21.2: Phylum Anthocerophyta3
Exercise 21.3: Phylum Bryophyta5
Chapter 21 Review2
Chapter 22: The Green Machine: Understanding the Seedless Vascular Plants26
Chapter 22 Objectives & Intro Material2
Exercise 22.1: Phylum Lycophyta6
Exercise 22.2: Phylum Psilotophyta4
Exercise 22.3: Phylum Sphenophyta5
Exercise 22.4: Phylum Pterophyta7
Chapter 22 Review2
Chapter 23: The Green Machine: Understanding the Seed Plants (Gymnosperms)32
Chapter 23 Objectives & Intro Material3
Exercise 23.1: Phylum Cycadophyta6
Exercise 23.2: Phylum Ginkgophyta4
Exercise 23.3: Phylum Gnetophyta1
Exercise 23.4: Phylum Coniferophyta (Pinophyta)16
Chapter 23 Review2
Chapter 24: The Green Machine: Understanding the Seed Plants (Angiosperms)34
Chapter 24 Objectives & Intro Material3
Exercise 24.1: Phylum Magnoliophyta7
Exercise 24.2: Flowers8
Exercise 24.3: Fruit5
Exercise 24.4: Seeds7
Chapter 24 Review4
Chapter 25: The Green Machine: Understanding Roots, Stems, and Leaves34
Chapter 25 Objectives & Intro Material1
Exercise 25.1: Plant Histology6
Exercise 25.2: Roots7
Exercise 25.3: Stems6
Exercise 25.4: Leaves10
Chapter 25 Review4
Chapter 26: There's a Fungus among Us: Understanding Fungi28
Chapter 26 Objectives & Intro Material2
Exercise 26.1: Phylum Chytridiomycota2
Exercise 26.2: Phylum Zygomycota3
Exercise 26.3: Phylum Glomeromycota2
Exercise 26.4: Phylum Ascomycota6
Exercise 26.5: Phylum Basidiomycota6
Exercise 26.6: Lichens5
Chapter 26 Review2
Chapter 27: From the Skin In: Understanding Basic Animal Tissues20
Chapter 27 Objectives & Intro Material1
Exercise 27.1: Epithelial Tissue5
Exercise 27.2: Connective Tissue6
Exercise 27.3: Muscular Tissue3
Exercise 27.4: Nervous Tissue3
Chapter 27 Review2
Chapter 28: Animal Planet: Understanding Creatures from the Sea30
Chapter 28 Objectives & Intro Material4
Exercise 28.1: Phylum Porifera7
Exercise 28.2: Phylum Cnidaria12
Exercise 28.3: Phylum Ctenophora3
Chapter 28 Review4
Chapter 29: Animal Planet: Understanding the Lophotrochozoans46
Chapter 29 Objectives & Intro Material3
Exercise 29.1: Phylum Platyhelminthes13
Exercise 29.2: Phylum Rotifera3
Exercise 29.3: Phylum Mollusca13
Exercise 29.4: Phylum Annelida10
Chapter 29 Review4
Chapter 30: Animal Planet: Understanding the Ecdysozoans36
Chapter 30 Objectives & Intro Material2
A Closer Look: Other Ecdysozoans1
Exercise 30.1: Phylum Nematoda9
Exercise 30.2: Phylum Arthropoda, Subphylum Chelicerata3
A Closer Look: Other Arachnids1
Exercise 30.3: Phylum Arthropoda, Subphylum Myriapoda2
Exercise 30.4: Phylum Arthropoda, Subphylum Crustacea8
Exercise 30.5: Phylum Arthropoda, Subphylum Hexapoda6
Chapter 30 Review4
Chapter 31: Animal Planet: Understanding the Deuterostomes44
Chapter 31 Objectives & Intro Material2
Exercise 31.1: Phylum Echinodermata6
Exercise 31.2: Phylum Hemichordata and the Invertebrates of Phylum Chordata6
Exercise 31.3: Phylum Chordata, Subphylum Vertebrata (Craniata)26
Chapter 31 Review4
Chapter 32: The Cutting Edge: Understanding Vertebrate Dissections16
Chapter 32 Objectives & Intro Material1
Exercise 32.1: Dissection of Common Chordates13
Chapter 32 Review2
Chapter 33: Homo sapiens: Understanding the Structure of the Human Body22
Chapter 33 Objectives & Intro Material2
Exercise 33.1: Integumentary System2
Exercise 33.2: Skeletal System7
Exercise 33.3: Articulations2
Exercise 33.4: Muscular System7
Chapter 33 Review2
Chapter 34: Homo sapiens: Understanding the Nervous System and Special Senses26
Chapter 34 Objectives & Intro Material1
Exercise 34.1: Regions of the Human Brain6
Exercise 34.2: Special Senses of Smell and Taste4
Exercise 34.3: Special Senses of Hearing and Equilibrium4
Exercise 34.4: Special Sense of Vision5
Exercise 34.5: Anatomy of the Eye2
Exercise 34.6: Sense of Touch2
Chapter 34 Review2
Chapter 35: Homo sapiens: Understanding the Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems18
Chapter 35 Objectives & Intro Material2
Exercise 35.1: Cardiovascular System5
Exercise 35.2: Cardiovascular System in Action5
Exercise 35.3: Respiratory System4
Chapter 35 Review2
Chapter 36: Homo sapiens: Understanding Other Systems of the Body18
Chapter 36 Objectives & Intro Material1
Exercise 36.1: Endocrine System3
Exercise 36.2: Digestive System3
Exercise 36.3: Urinary System2
Exercise 36.4: Reproductive Systems5
Chapter 36 Review4
Chapter 37: A Womb with a View: Understanding Embryology14
Chapter 37 Objectives & Intro Material3
Exercise 37.1: Observing Embryological Development5
Exercise 37.2: Observing Viable Chicken Eggs4
Chapter 37 Review2
Chapter 38: Acting It Out: Understanding Animal Behavior16
Chapter 38 Objectives & Intro Material2
Exercise 38.1: The Ethogram3
Exercise 38.2: Taxis2
Exercise 38.3: Kinesis2
Exercise 38.4: Agonistic Behavior5
Chapter 38 Review2
Chapter 39: But One Earth: Understanding Basic Ecology24
Chapter 39 Objectives & Intro Material2
Exercise 39.1: Investigating Local Ecosystems6
Exercise 39.2: Observing Ecological Succession3
Exercise 39.3: Species Decline3
Exercise 39.4: Effects of Oil as a Pollutant8
Chapter 39 Review2
Appendix A: Digital Field Trips10
Index10