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Textbooks Evaluated

Biggs, A., Gregg, K., Hagins, W. C., Kapicka, C., Lundgren, L., Rillero, P., & National Geographic Society. (2000). Biology: The dynamics of life. New York: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill.

Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS). (1997). BSCS Biology: A human approach (1st ed.). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.

Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS). (1998). BSCS Biology: An ecological approach (8th ed.). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.

Education Development Center, Inc. (1998). Insights in biology (The matter of life and What on Earth? modules). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.

Johnson, G. B. (1998). Biology: Visualizing life. Austin, TX: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

Johnson, G. B., & Raven, P. H. (1998). Biology: Principles & explorations. Austin, TX: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

Leonard, W. H., & Penick, J. E. (1998). Biology: A community context. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western Educational Publishing.

Miller, K. R., & J. Levine. (1998). Biology (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Standafer, E. (Exec. Ed.). Modern biology. (1999). Austin, TX: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.