Living on Earth
Living on Earth

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