Directions: Choose one answer and circle the answer and the letter of the answer.
Chemicals of Life
. New Jersey: New American Library, 1962.
Role of hormones, enzymes, protein, etc. in human body.
The Genetic Code
. New York: Signet Classics. New Jersey: New American Library, 1962.
Popular approach students also would like.
, A modern introduction. London: Oxford University Press, 1976.
Discovery and formal teaching methods incorporated well photographed and illustrated.
The Code of Life
. New York: Columbia University Press, 1965.
History of cell development; diagrams, photographs, semi popular style. Describes in detail Crick’s code.
Biological Science Curriculum Study.
. Colorado, 1980.
A molecular approach.
The World Under the Microscope
. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1974.
Excellent large detailed color (stained) photographs depicting cell growth, and compact history of genetics for students and teachers. Page 26 “nucleus of each cell may contain up to a metre of chromosome material.”
Cudmore L. Larson.
The Center of Life
. Quadrangle Paperback New York Times, 1978.
A Natural History of the Cell.
The Selfish Gene
. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978.
Author says to read book “almost as science fiction” but it is science. More verbal students might like it.
Emery, Alan E.
Elements of Medical Genetics
. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 1979.
Historical approach. Genetic approach to problems in human disease and variation.
Gould, Stephen Jay, Luria, Salvador E., Singer, Sam.
A View of Life
California: Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Co., c. 1981.
A microbiologist, paleontologist, physician write a text for college course in biology. Very good.
Grosser, Arthur E.
Cook Book, the Decoder or Culinary Alchemy Explained
. New York: Beaufort Books, Inc., 1981.
Written by a chemist. A delightful cookbook of scientific reasoning underlying cooking and the effect on tissues. Many humorous cartoons.
Gramet and Mandel.
. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1958.
Good basic biology facts.
Hall and Lesser.
Review Text Biology
. New York: Amsco School Publication, 1966.
Paper back. Brief review, lacks meiosis.
Helmprecht, H.L./ L.T. Friedman.
Basic Chemistry for the Life Sciences
. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1977.
Similarity of chemical events through which living organisms function.
Huff, Robert W., Paverstein.
, Physiology and Pathophysiology. New York: Wiley and Sons, 1979.
Book useful to pre-medical students.
Jain, Mahendra K., Robert, Curtis Wagner.
introduction to Biological
. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1980.
Fig. 1-1. Cartoon of a typical cell. Excellent. Emphasizes the various processes modulated by the cell membrane.
Kirk, David L.
, 3rd edition. New York: Random House, 1980.
Each chapter has a preview and summary. Many color and enlarged photographs, distinguishing large charts and diagrams well explained.
Keeton, William T.
Elements of Biological Science
. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., Inc., 1969.
Detailed descriptions, diagrams, photographs of cells and cell parts.
. New York: Alfred Knopf, 1977. Historical development of botany and what science could achieve. Many photographs and drawings.
Mange and Mange.
Genetics: Human Aspects
Good college and high school background necessary to use this book.
Regents by University of California.
Science Teaching and the Development of Reasoning
. Berkeley, California, 1980.
Patterns of reasoning based on Piaget.
. New York: Oxford University Press, 1979.
A student text well illustrated—college level.
Teacher. Scientific American Physics and Chemistry of Life. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955.
Paperback divided into six main parts, each with several authors; molecule of heredity and enzymes and energy discussed in detail; the enzymes needed to accelerate the chemistry of life into factors affecting human growth well explained.
Thompson and Thompson.
Genetics in Medicine
. London: Saunders, 1980.
Genetic basis of disease—technical.
Watson, James D.
The Double Helix
. New York: Mentor Book, 1968.
Author describes his great biological discovery.
. New York, Barnes and Noble, 1977.
An Introduction to Principles of Heredity and Genetics.
Woese, Carl R.
The Genetic Code
. New York: Harper and Rowe, 1967.
The molecular basis for genetic expression.