Exploring Zoology: A Laboratory Guide, 3e

David G. Smith, Michael P. Schenk

This full-color lab manual provides a comprehensive, hands-on introduction to the field of zoology. It features a diverse series of observational and investigative exercises that examine the anatomy, behavior, physiology, and ecology of the major invertebrate and vertebrate lineages. Chapters are organized in a logical way that reflects taxonomic relationships to help students progress naturally through the manual and evolve their knowledge. Knowledge of the principal groups of animals is fundamental to understanding the central issues in biology, so great care has been taken to provide information in an engaging, student-friendly way.

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Table of Contents for Exploring Zoology: A Laboratory Guide, 3e

  • Front Matter
  • Ch 1: Fundamental Laboratory Skills
  • Ch 2: Animal Cells and Tissues
  • Ch 3: Reproduction, Regeneration, and Cell Division
  • Ch 4: Animal Development
  • Ch 5: Taxonomy and Systematics
  • Ch 6: Animal-like Protists
  • Ch 7: Sponges
  • Ch 8: Ctenophores and Cnidarians
  • Ch 9: Flatworms
  • Ch 10: Rotifers, Bryozoans, and Brachiopods
  • Ch 11: Molluscs
  • Ch 12: Annelids
  • Ch 13: Roundworms