Biology, Pages 58-67
Biology in clear, easy-to-read language
Biology is a comprehensive life science program for your reluctant readers and those who require additional help to grasp basic biological and life science concepts. This full-color, easy-to-read textbook addresses all these needs.
Written to meet national guidelines, students learn about classification and organization; patterns of reproduction, growth, and development; the human body's systems; ecological cycles; and other basic biological building blocks.
Lexile Level 840 Reading Level 3-4 Interest Level 6-12
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In 1953 , Stanley Miller , then a graduate student at the University of Chicago , helped bring this abiotic ( nonliving ) synthesis of organic compounds into the context of evolution . Miller used a laboratory simulation of chemical ...
The pioneers of organic chemistry helped shift the mainstream of biological thought from vitalism to mechanism , the view that all natural phenomena , including the processes of life , are governed by physical and chemical laws .
... functional groups include atoms of the carbon skeleton , as we will see . ) Each functional group behaves consistently from one organic molecule to another , and the number and arrangement of the groups helped give each molecule its 34.