The Complete Idiot s Guide to Biology

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Biology Author Bruce G. Faitsch
ISBN-10 1592572588
Release 2004
Pages 358
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Everyone needs a little help with class from time to time. Whether you're studying for a big AP biology test or working to finish Biology 101, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Biology is a lifesaver. As with the successful The Complete Idiot's Guide to Chemistry (1592571018) and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Physics (159257081X), The Complete Idiot's Guide to Biology follows a standard AP biology course curriculum beginning with life, cells, and molecular structure and ending with evolution, ecosystems, and ecology. Including discussions of genetics, classifications, vertebrates, invertebrates, fungi, plants, deuterostomes, chordates, mammals, bacteria, and viruses, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Biology covers everything for the biology student in a clear, easy to understand manner. Written by an AP biology instructor who has 30 years of teaching experience, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Biology is the perfect choice for the high school or college student.



The Complete Idiot s Guide to College Biology

The Complete Idiot s Guide to College Biology Author Emily Jane Willingham, Ph.D.
ISBN-10 9781101198032
Release 2010-06-01
Pages 400
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Don't know much about biology? The Complete Idiot's Guide® to College Biology follows the curriculum of Biology 101 so closely that it serves as a perfect study guide, and it's also great for AP Biology and SAT Subject Biology exams that high school students are taking in droves. Students can turn to it when their textbooks are unclear or as an additional aid throughout the semester. ?The number of high school students who took AP Biology in 2008 increased 7 percent over the previous year (more than 154,000) ?College biology doesn't just lead to medical, dental, or veterinary school-biotechnology and biochemical jobs remain hot in today's job market ?Follows in the footsteps of The Complete Idiot's Guides® as a terrific supplementary reading for AP Biology, though it follows the curriculum of the college Intro to Biology course.



The Complete Idiot s Guide to Microbiology

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Microbiology Author Jeffrey J. Byrd, Ph.D.
ISBN-10 9781440696749
Release 2006-11-07
Pages 352
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Microbiology, the branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans, is a key part of medical training curriculum. Written by a top professor of microbiology and an experienced science writer, this book is a basic microbiology course that can be understood by anyone, including medical students, profesisonals wanting to bone up of the subjects, and laypersons wanting to know about the topic. Prepared by a top professor of microbiology and an experienced popular science writer. Almost every student enrolled in medical school, nursing, dentistry, pharmacology, and veterinary medicine must take microbiology. Includes coverage on microbes and their relationship with each other, the body's immune system, infectious diseases, biotechnology, and bioterrorism.



The Complete Idiot s Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychology

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychology Author Jack C. Westman, M.D., M.S.
ISBN-10 9781101516782
Release 2011-07-05
Pages 400
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Simplifying a complex subject. Child psychology is required for college level psych and elementary education majors. It is a complex subject that can include developmental psychology, biology, sociological psychology, and various schools of theory and therapies. The only sources of information about this complex subject are long, expensive textbooks. Until now. This, the first trade book to give a detailed, easy to understand explanation of the subject. ? Age-by-age discussion of the psychological development of children.



The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Science of Everything

The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Science of Everything Author Steve Miller
ISBN-10 9781440652035
Release 2008-10-07
Pages 368
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Why are most plants green? Why doesn't stomach acid dissolve the stomach itself? Why are there more tornados in the Midwest than on the coast? This volume answers these questions and over 200 more, shedding light on the science behind them. As informative as it is entertaining, it addresses every major branch of science, including physics, chemistry, biology, geology, meteorology, astronomy, and cosmology. It highlights some of the big ideas that helped shape science as we know it, and discusses the future of science with regards to nanotechnology, genetic modification, molecular medicine, and string theory. ? Complete Idiot's Guides® have a proven track record of simplifying science with great success, as with volumes on physics and chemistry ? Entertaining scientific overviews of this kind also successful, including such titles as, 'The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Not-So-Useless Facts', and 'The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Understanding Einstein'.



The The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Ged 5 Subject Crash Course

The The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Ged 5 Subject Crash Course Author Del Franz
ISBN-10 9781101588499
Release 2012-08-07
Pages 512
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Each year, hundreds of thousands of people who did not finish high school study to take the battery of GED examinations. A GED diploma opens up a new level of career, education, and compensation opportunities for them. This crash course helps them get up to speed quickly on the five major subject areas they will be tested on, and gives them test-taking practice and hints. The easy-to-use Complete Idiot's Guide® format distills the information to its simplest and makes it easy to grasp and remember the essential concepts and facts readers must know to pass the GED tests. Subjects covered include: ·Language Arts-Writing: Sentences; parts of speech; grammar; punctuation; writing cohesive paragraphs; and planning, writing, and editing essays. ·Social Studies: U.S. history, government and civics, economics, world history, and geography. ·Science: Scientific method, health and environment, biology, chemistry, physics, and earth and space science. ·Language Arts-Reading: Fiction, poetry, drama, business writing, and nonfiction prose. ·Mathematics: Number sense, arithmetic, measurement, geometry, statistics and probability, and algebra functions. The book also includes a half-length practice test for each of the five subjects, as well as extensive in-chapter practice sets and answer keys. An introductory chapter covers test-taking hints and strategies.



The Complete Idiot s Guide to Understanding Intelligent Design

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Understanding Intelligent Design Author Christopher Carlisle, M.Div
ISBN-10 9781440626043
Release 2006-12-05
Pages 352
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An objective overview of the biggest controversy in American education. Intelligent Design is one of the hottest issues facing parents and educators to day, but it can be hard to separate the facts from the heated rhetoric. This expert and objective guide gets to the bottom of the questions: What is Intelligent Design? Should it replace or complement traditional science? What's all the fuss about? * Explains the terms, the controversy, and the involvement of the American courts * Indispensable guide for concerned educators and parents * Written by an expert in the field



The Complete Idiot s Guide to Science Fair Projects

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Science Fair Projects Author Nancy K. O'Leary
ISBN-10 9781440696121
Release 2003-12-02
Pages 368
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Includes 50 project ideas! Offering one-stop shopping for all readers' science fair needs, including 50 projects covering all science disciplines and rated from beginner through advanced, this book takes students and parents through the entire scientific method. Includes: € Choosing the right project € Fun projects, like how much air is in a basketball € How to wow the judges € Make the display board stand out, and more



The Complete Idiot s Guide to Life Science

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Life Science Author Lesley A. DuTemple
ISBN-10 0028631994
Release 2000
Pages 366
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Explains the basic concepts behind the life sciences, including information about the plant and animal kingdoms, zoology, botany, and has chapters on evolution, genetics, genetic engineering, ecology, and the future.



The Complete Idiot s Guide to Anatomy and Physiology

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Anatomy and Physiology Author
ISBN-10 1592572030
Release 2004
Pages 410
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An extensively illustrated introduction to human anatomy and physiology emphasizes the interconnection among the various systems, organs, and functions of the human body. Original.



The Complete Idiot s Guide to Vegetable Gardening

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Vegetable Gardening Author Carl A. Price
ISBN-10 9781101022139
Release 2009-01-21
Pages 336
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Perhaps it's because of the uncertainty that surrounds the safety of produce purchased in the grocery store these days. Perhaps it's because people are looking for fun, inexpensive hobbies to dive into. Or perhaps it's because there's nothing like the taste of fresh fruits and veggies grown in the backyard. But whatever the reason, readers need advice on gardening now more than ever before. And The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Vegetable Gardening is just the place to turn. In this book, expert authors Daria Price Bowman and Carl A. Price provide information on: Expert techniques for planning and plotting a gardenUnderstanding what's necessary for soil nourishmentPlanting seeds and seedlingsGrowing fruits, vegetables, berries, and moreCultivating medicinal and healing herbsRecognizing and preventing the most common plant diseasesIdentifying and eliminating weedsPruning and trimming plantsKnowing when to harvestDeciding whether to can, dry, or freeze A comprehensive, easy-to-read book, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Vegetable Gardening is an excellent resource for anyone interested in growing fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs.



The Complete Idiot s Guide to Controlling Anxiety

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Controlling Anxiety Author Joni E. Johnston, PsyD
ISBN-10 9781440650499
Release 2006-12-05
Pages 336
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Each year, about one-third of Americans have at least one panic attack, making anxiety disorders among the most common emotional problems. They affect approximately 19 million Americans, more than those suffering from depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or alcohol abuse. This indispensable guide separates fact from fiction to empower people to regain control over their minds and their lives. Shows the differences between normal anxieties and extreme reactions. Reveals methods of recognizing anxiety triggers and boosters. Offers calming techniques.



The Complete Idiot s Guide to Teaching College

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Teaching College Author Anthony D. Fredericks
ISBN-10 1592576001
Release 2007
Pages 328
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Discover how college students learn; learn the similarities and differences between small-group teaching and large-hall lecturing; keep your discussions lively and engaging; develop a different set of skills when teaching people with life experience in continuing education classes; manage your time effectively--both in and out of the classroom; engage students in positive learning experiences; prepare yourself for evaluation--by students, colleagues, and yourself.



The Complete Idiot s Guide to Anatomy Illustrated

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Anatomy  Illustrated Author Mark F. Seifert
ISBN-10 1592577601
Release 2008
Pages 306
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The knee bone's connected to the leg bone... Like its counterparts in calculus, chemistry, and physics, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Anatomy, Illustrated, is aimed at students who need an understandable supplement to their more rigorous textbook. However, unlike students of other introductory courses, anatomy students must achieve more than a passing grade, and their retention of what they learn can be a life-and-death matter. With that in mind, this book provides focused, thorough, highly illustrated coverage of the body's tissues, systems, and regions, and its common diseases and disorders. * More than 150 large and detailed illustrations, complete with callouts and Labels * Includes illustrated breakdowns of the nine body systems, anatomy by region, and common diseases and disorders



The Complete Idiot s Guide to Decoding Your Genes

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Decoding Your Genes Author Linda Tagliaferro
ISBN-10 0028635868
Release 1999
Pages 383
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A beginner's guide to the fascinating world of genetics demonstrates how genes are responsible for a host of traits and behaviors, from addiction to mental illness to sexual orientation, and assists readers in decoding their own genetic make-up. Original.



The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Oceans

The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Oceans Author Kim W. W. Tetrault
ISBN-10 9781440690136
Release 2003-06-03
Pages 368
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Although our oceans are some of the most beautiful and diverse environments in the world, most people know very little about the ocean's ecology or just how much humans depend on the oceans for survival. The Complete Idiot's Guide’ to the Oceans will be a marine-lover's reference for mapping the world's oceans and their exploration. Authors will provide key illustrations to help readers understand important concepts along the way with a color photo insert presenting a wide array of marine creatures and habitats.



The Complete Idiot s Guide to Horses

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Horses Author P.J. Dempsey
ISBN-10 9781440695841
Release 2003-03-04
Pages 256
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The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Horses will introduce new and prospective owners to every aspect of buying, riding, grooming, handling, stabling, training and caring for horses. Readers will learn about the various horse breeds, what to wear while riding, how to saddle and mount a horse, and how to choose the right vet.