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We’re pleased to provide Life in a variety of formats to save your students money. Thus, instructors who want to use less than the whole book, or who want their students to have more portable or digital options, can choose from the following alternative formats at significantly reduced price:
1. Loose-Leaf version:
This shrink-wrapped, unbound, 3-hole punched version is designed to fit into a 3-ring binder. Students take only what they need to class and can easily integrate any of your personal hand-outs and resources you provide during the term with this version.
Volume 1, The Cell and Heredity, includes the following parts:
Part One, The Science of Life and Its Chemical Basis (Chapters 1-4);
Part Two, Cells (Chapters 5-7);
Part Three, Cells and Energy (Chapters 8-10);
Part Four, Genes and Heredity (Chapters 11-16); and
Part Five, Genomes (Chapters 17-20).
Volume II, Evolution, Diversity, and Ecology, includes Chapter 1 and the following parts:
Part Six, Evolution (Chapters 21- 25);
Part Seven, The Evolution of Diversity (Chapters 26-33); and
Part Ten, Ecology (Chapters 54-59).
Volume III, Plants and Animals, includes Chapter 1 and the following parts:
Part Eight, Flowering Plants: Form and Function (Chapters 34-39); and
Part Nine, Animals: Form and Function (Chapters 40-53).
3. Alternative Electronic Choices:
Life eBook. The Life, Ninth Edition eBook is a complete online version of the textbook that can be purchased online, or packaged with the printed textbook. Available both as a stand-alone and within BioPortal, the eBook offers a substantial discount from the price of the printed textbook. This online version of Life gives your students an efficient and rich learning experience by integrating all of the resources from the student website directly into the eBook text. It also incorporates additional features that allow students and instructors to customize the text.
BioPortal is the digital gateway to all of the teaching and learning resources that are available with Life. BioPortal integrates the Life textbook, all of the student and instructor media, extensive assessment resources, and course planning resources all into a powerful and easy-to-use learning management system. All of this means that your students get easy access to learning resources, presented in the proper context and at the proper time, and you get a complete learning management system, ready to use, without hours of prep work.