Laboratory Manual for General Biology

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Authors : James W. Perry; David Morton; Joy B. Perry


768 Pages  Paperback 

5th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2002, 1995, 1992

©2007 , Published


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One of the best ways for your students to succeed in their biology course is through hands-on lab experience. With its 46 lab exercises and hundreds of color photos and illustrations, the LABORATORY MANUAL FOR GENERAL BIOLOGY, Fifth Edition, is your students' guide to a better understanding of biolo... more


An emphasis on hypothesis testing, with investigative (experimental) options, helps students learn and use the scientific process.

Refined, concise introductions to exercises and streamlined procedures clarify the presentation, making the material more accessible and increasing student comprehensio... more

New to this Edition

Labs 18 to 30 have been updated to contain the most up-to-date information on taxonomy that appears within our introductory biology text books by Cecie Starr.

A modular structure. Each section of an exercise is self contained with its own procedure and materials list. Plus, instructors can match as... more

Teacher Supplements
Instructor's Manual

This manual includes laboratory preparation instructions and the length of time needed for each lab, pre-lab questions, and answers to the pre- and post-lab questions.