Book Title: Concepts of Biology – 1st Canadian Edition

Authors: Charles Molnar and Jane Gair

Book Description: In this survey text, directed at those not majoring in biology, we dispel the assumption that a little learning is a dangerous thing. We hope that by skimming the surface of a very deep subject, biology, we may inspire you to drink more deeply and make more informed choices relating to your health, the environment, politics, and the greatest subject that are all of us are entwined in, life itself.

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In this survey text, directed at those not majoring in biology, we dispel the assumption that a little learning is a dangerous thing. We hope that by skimming the surface of a very deep subject, biology, we may inspire you to drink more deeply and make more informed choices relating to your health, the environment, politics, and the greatest subject that are all of us are entwined in, life itself.

In the adapted textbook, Concepts of Biology — 1st Canadian Edition, you will find the following units:

  • Unit 1: The Cellular Foundation of Life
  • Unit 2: Cell Division and Genetics
  • Unit 3: Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  • Unit 4: Animal Structure and Function

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Charles Molnar and Jane Gair

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Concepts of Biology - 1st Canadian Edition by Charles Molnar and Jane Gair is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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Title
Concepts of Biology – 1st Canadian Edition
Authors
Charles Molnar and Jane Gair
Contributors
Connie Rye, Yael Avissar, Vladimir Jurukovski, Samantha Fowler, Robert Wise, Rebecca Roush, Jung Choi, Jean DeSaix, James Wise, and OpenStax
License

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Concepts of Biology - 1st Canadian Edition by Charles Molnar and Jane Gair is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

© 2013 Rice University.

The textbook content was produced by OpenStax and is licensed under a  Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. This book is an adapted version of Concepts of Biology. Modifications to the book were made by Charles Molnar and Jane Gair, and include:

  1. Remixed Concepts of Biology from 6 units into 4 units.
  2. Removed the original Unit 4: Evolution and the Diversity of Life from Concepts of Biology.
  3. Remixed the original Unit 5: Animal Structure and Function from Concepts of Biology by embedding Chapters 33-43 from Biology by OpenStax College.
  4. Adapted PowerPoints for each chapter- includes additional notes, images, and embedded videos.
  5. Added resources from “Let’s Talk Science” to the end of each PowerPoint.

The CC licence permits you to retain, reuse, copy, redistribute, and revise this book—in whole or in part—for free providing the author is attributed as follows:

Concepts of Biology: 1st Canadian Edition by Charles Molnar and Jane Gair is used under a CC BY 4.0 Licence.

If you redistribute all or part of this book, it is recommended the following statement be added to the copyright page so readers can access the original book at no cost:

Download for free from the B.C. Open Textbook Collection.

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This textbook can be referenced. In APA citation style, it would appear as follows:

Molnar, C. and J. Gair. (2015). Concepts of Biology: 1st Canadian Edition. Victoria, B.C.: BCcampus. Retrieved from https://opentextbc.ca/biology/

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Ebook ISBN: 978-1-989623-99-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-989623-98-5

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Publisher
BCcampus
Publication Date
May 1, 2019
Ebook ISBN
978-1-989623-99-2
Print ISBN
978-1-989623-98-5