Table of Contents


BiologySource 11 Contents
Unit A Diversity of Living Things
Identifying and classifying living things require a common language.
p. 4
A diversity of micro-organisms, protists, and fungi is intrinsic to life on Earth.
p. 28
Biodiversity evolves over time and is affected by changing conditions on Earth.
p. 56
Unit A Summary
p. 88
Unit A Review
p. 89
Unit B Genetic Processes
The cell's genetic material determines inherited characteristics.
p. 96
Mendelian laws and chromosome theory help explain inheritance patterns.
p. 126
Genetic and genomic research and technologies have social and ethical implications.
p. 154
Unit B Summary
p. 178
Unit B Review
p. 179
Unit C Evolution
The theory of evolution helps us understand the diversity of life.
p. 186
The mechanisms of evolution can lead to speciation of extinction.
p. 212
Evolution has produced Earth's current biodiversity and influences modern medicine and agriculture.
p. 240
Unit C Summary
p. 268
Unit C Review
p. 269
Unit D Animals: Structure and Function
Animals obtain and process nutrients for energy and growth from the food they eat.
p. 276
The circulatory system transports materials through the body.
p. 300
The respiratory system exchanges gases between blood and air.
p. 326
Unit D Summary
p. 348
Unit D Review
p. 349
Unit E Plants: Anatomy, Growth, and Function
Plants play key roles in nature and society.
p. 356
Specialized plant structures support plant functions.
p. 269
Plant growth is regulated by internal and external factors.
p. 269
Unit E Summary
p. 434
Unit E Review
p. 410