Biology

Author: Sandra Alters
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763708375
Release Date: 2000-01
Genre: Medical

Designed for a one or two semester non-majors course in introductory biology taught at most two and four-year colleges. This course typically fulfills a general education requirement, and rather than emphasizing mastery of technical topics, it focuses on the understanding of biological ideas and concepts, how they relate to real life, and appreciating the scientific methods and thought processes. Given the authors' work in and dedication to science education, this text's writing style, pedagogy, and integrated support package are all based on classroom-tested teaching strategies and learning theory. The result is a learning program that enhances the effectiveness & efficiency of the teaching and learning experience in the introductory biology course like no other before it.

Essential Concepts for Healthy Living

Author: Sandra Alters
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449630621
Release Date: 2012-02-22
Genre: Health & Fitness

Thoroughly revised and updated, Essential Concepts for Healthy Living, Sixth Edition provides students with a clear and concise introduction to the latest scientific and medical research in personal health. With its unique focus on critical thinking and analysis of health-related behaviors and attitudes, this text enhances students’ understanding of their own health needs and presents the scientific background necessary for students to think critically about the reliability of health-related information they encounter in the media. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Essential Concepts for Healthy Living

Author: Sandra Alters
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9780763756413
Release Date: 2009-10-05
Genre: Health & Fitness

Essential Concepts for Healthy Living, Fifth Edition, is “the” critical thinking personal health textbook. It presents basic health-related information in an easy-to-understand manner by concentrating on key goals to help students learn and practice critical-thinking strategies. Students will discover the most recent scientifically-based personal health information; think critically about the reliability of health-related information distributed by various sources; and apply personal health information to their lives.

Water No Longer Taken for Granted

Author: Sandra M. Alters
Publisher: Information Plus
ISBN: 1414407807
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Water-supply

Designed as ready-reference tools providing key data on social concerns, these books save researchers and students from the cumbersome task of locating the various data in pamphlets, legal journals, congressional reports, newspapers and other sources. No other reference series offers such complete and up-to-date information on current social issues. The series is available as a complete set or in "Issue Groups." Volumes are completely revised and updated every two years.

Gun Control

Author: Sandra Alters
Publisher: Information Plus
ISBN: 1414407556
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Law

A compilation of facts and statistics on gun control in the U.S., discussing the history of the right to bear arms, firearms laws and regulations, related court rulings, guns and crime, injuries and fatalities, guns and youth, public attitudes, and gun control laws.

Death and Dying

Author: Sandra M. Alters
Publisher: Information Plus
ISBN: 1414481357
Release Date: 2012-10-01
Genre: Social Science

The latest information on the most important social issues in America today is the hallmark of this well-established series for high school students.

Death and Dying

Author: Sandra Alters
Publisher: Information Plus
ISBN: 1414407483
Release Date: 2008-10
Genre: Medical

Contains studies, surveys, and statistics on issues related to death and dying, covering ethical considerations, seriously ill children, advance directives, health care costs, and other topics.

Obesity

Author: Sandra Alters
Publisher: Greenhaven Press, Incorporated
ISBN: 0737735457
Release Date: 2006-11
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presents a collection of essays that debate a variety of issues on the subject of obesity.

World Poverty

Author: Sandra M. Alters
Publisher: Information Plus
ISBN: 1414481519
Release Date: 2012-10-01
Genre: Medical

Examines the forms that poverty takes around the world, its many causes, the serious negative consequences that it has for individuals and societies, and the effort to eliminate it.

Gun Control

Author: Sandra M. Alters
Publisher: Information Plus
ISBN: 1414433751
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Political Science

A compilation of facts and statistics on gun control in the U.S., discussing the history of the right to bear arms, firearms laws and regulations, related court rulings, guns and crime, injuries and fatalities, guns and youth, public attitudes, and gun control laws.

Energy

Author: Sandra Alters
Publisher: Information Plus
ISBN: 1414407513
Release Date: 2007-04-01
Genre: Science

Contains facts, tables, charts, and statistics that provide current and historical information about energy, covering oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear energy, renewable energy, energy reserves, electricity, and energy conservation.