Chapter 1 Introduction: The Scientific Study of Life


Unit I: The Life of the Cell

Chapter 2 The Chemical Basis of Life

Chapter 3 The Molecules of Cells

Chapter 4 A Tour of the Cell

Chapter 5 The Working Cell

Chapter 6 How Cells Harvest Energy

Chapter 7 Photosynthesis: Using Light to Make Food


Unit II: Cellular Reproduction and Genetics

Chapter 8 The Chemical Basis of Reproduction and Inheritance

Chapter 9 Patterns of Inheritance

Chapter 10 Molecular Biology of the Gene

Chapter 11 The Control of Gene Expression

Chapter 12 DNA Technology and the Human Genome


Unit III: Concepts of Evolution

Chapter 13 How Populations Evolve

Chapter 14 The Origin of Species

Chapter 15 Tracing Evolutionary History


Unit IV: The Evolution of Biological Diversity

Chapter 16 The Origin and Evolution of Microbial Life: Prokaryotes and Protists

Chapter 17 Plants, Fungi, and the Colonization of Land

Chapter 18 The Evolution of Animal Diversity

Chapter 19 Human Evolution


Unit V: Animals: Form and Function

Chapter 20 Unifying Concepts and Animal Structure and Function

Chapter 21 Nutrition and Digestion

Chapter 22 Respiration: The Exchange of Gases

Chapter 23 Circulation

Chapter 24 The Immune System

Chapter 25 Control of the Internal Environment

Chapter 26 Chemical Regulation

Chapter 28 Nervous Systems

Chapter 29 The Senses

Chapter 30 How Animals Move


Unit VI: Plants: Form and Function

Chapter 31 Plant Structure, Reproduction, and Development

Chapter 32 Plant Nutrition and Transport

Chapter 33 Control Systems in Plants


Unit VII: Ecology

Chapter 34 The Biosphere: An Introduction to Earth's Diverse Environments

Chapter 35 Populations Dynamics

Chapter 36 Communities and Ecosystems

Chapter 37 Behavioral Adaptations to the Environment

Chapter 38 Conservation Biology