Living on Earth
Lead Author(s): Terry Gates
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A book designed for non-majors introductory biology, Living on Earth takes a largely nontechnical approach to teaching the biological world through a myriad of examples that students can find in their own backyard or experience in museums or aquaria. The point of this approach is to bring biology back to the basics. Simplify the concepts, succeed with the content.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - What is Life?
Chapter 3 - Evolution at a Glance
Chapter 4 - Speciation
Chapter 5 - Ecology Basics
Chapter 6 - Ecosystem Energy: Making Hay
Chapter 7 - Ecosystem Energy: Big Spenders and Penny Pinchers
Chapter 8 - Ecosystem Energy: Economies of Nature