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ISBN-13 9780321860170ISBN-10 0321860179
ISBN-10 0321743679ISBN-13 9780321743671
Author(s): Scott Freeman; Lizabeth Allison; Michael Black; Greg Podgorski; Kim Quillin; Jon Monroe; Emily Taylor
Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 1416

Supports and motivates students as they learn to think scientifically and use the skills of a biologist.

Scott Freeman’sBiological Science is beloved for its Socratic narrative style, its emphasis on experimental evidence, and its dedication to active learning. In the Fifth Edition,the author team has expanded to include new membersbringing a fresh focus on accuracy and currency, and multiplying the dedication to active learning by six.

Research indicates that true mastery of content requires a move away from memorization towards active engagement with the material in a focused, personal way. Biological Science is the first introductory biology book designed to equip students with a strategy to accurately assess their level of understanding, predict their performance, and identify the types of cognitive skills that need improvement.