Third Edition   ©2015

LaunchPad for Phelan's What is Life? (Six Month Access)

A Guide to Biology

Jay Phelan (University of California, Los Angeles)

  • ISBN-10: 1-4641-9441-6; ISBN-13: 978-1-4641-9441-2; Format: LaunchPad
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  • All online resources for the text in one location, including an interactive e-Book, LearningCurve adaptive quizzing (see below), Bio 101 Tutorials, Q Animations, graph-reading and data analysis activities, assessment questions (written by the author), all instructor resources, and more.
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    In a game-like format, LearningCurve adaptive and formative quizzing provides an effective way to get students involved in the coursework. It offers:

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