Curriculum Connections: 21st Century Science: Living Organisms

Editor: Hunter, Rebecca
Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Brown Bear Books Ltd

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-78121-092-5
Category: Science - Biology
Image Count: 67
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

From sound energy and the light spectrum to genetic coding and patterns of inheritance, topics in this series expand on the history of science in the 21st century and examine what they may hold for the future.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • The Chemistry of Life
  • Building Blocks of Life
  • Single-celled Organisms
  • Flowering Plants
  • Non-flowering Plants
  • Plant Parasites and Insectivores
  • Transportation in Plants
  • Leaves and Roots
  • Soft-bodied Animals
  • Shells and Spines
  • Jointed Legs
  • Animals with Backbones
  • Processing Food in Animals
  • Waste Disposal
  • Circulation in Animals
  • Air Pumps
  • Chemical Control
  • The Nervous System
  • Controlling Heat and Water
  • Diets Galore
  • Flesh Eaters
  • Hunting Techniques
  • Unfussy Feeders
  • Breakdown Specialists
  • Glossary
  • Further Research