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.

Alters and Schiff Essential Concepts for Healthy Living

Author: Jeff Housman
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284094275
Release Date: 2015-02-20
Genre: Health & Fitness

Essential Concepts for Healthy Living, Seventh Edition urges students to think critically about their health and overall wellness and empowers them, with clearly identified tools, to help them reach this goal. It provides a clear and concise introduction to the latest scientific and medical research in personal health and highlights common behaviors and attitudes related to individual health needs. The Seventh Edition, with an all new author team, includes a wealth of new and updated data, including modern information on violence and abuse, relationships and sexuality, and physical fitness.

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.

Energy

Author: Sandra M. Alters
Publisher: Information Plus
ISBN: 0787690724
Release Date: 2005-05-01
Genre: Reference

The Information Plus Reference Series compiles all the pertinent data, both current and historical, on a wide variety of contemporary social issues. 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. The series covers 40 vital current issues, including: Abortion AIDS Capital punishment Death and dying Domestic violence Endangered species Environment Gun control Homelessness Illegal drugs Immigration And many moreCompiled from thousands of source documents, reports and studies, each of the Information Plus Reference Series books provide current and past statistics, court decisions, state and federal laws, tables and charts, results of public opinion polls and more. Each thoroughly indexed 112-200 page volume provides complete source citations as well as listings of names, addresses, telephone and fax numbers for relevant organizations. Volumes in the Information Plus Reference Series are completely revised and updated every two years.The set includes four Issue Group subsets including: Health and Lifestyle Issues Group (includes Health and Wellness, The Health Care System, AIDS/HIV, Genetics and Genetic Engineering, Mental Health, Weight in America, Alcohol & Tobacco, Death & Dying, Growing Up in America, Recreation and Growing Old in America) Crime Issues Group (includes Crime, Child Abuse, Violent Relationships, Gun Control, Capital Punishment, Prisons & Jails, National Security, Youth Violence, Crime, and Gangs and Illegal Drugs) Environmental Issues Group (includes Animal Rights, Environment, Garbage and Other Pollution, Water, Endangered Species and Energy) Major Social Issues Group (includes Abortion, American Economy, Education, Electronic America, Homeless in America, Immigration and Illegal Aliens, Minorities, Social Welfare, Space Exploration, Women's Changing Role, American Family, Profile of the Nation, Gambling and Careers and Occupations)Information Plus Reference Series is sold as a complete set, by Issue Group set, or individually.

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.

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.

Alcohol Tobacco and Illicit Drugs

Author: Sandra Alters
Publisher: Information Plus
ISBN: 1414407440
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Self-Help

Offers high school students comprehensive statistical information on legal and illegal drug use in the United States and their impact on a person's mood and physiology, medical use, political and economic ramifications, treatments, trafficking, and other related topics.

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.

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.

Essential Concepts for Healthy Living

Author: Sandra Alters
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449651933
Release Date: 2012-02
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. New To The Sixth Edition Updated Design - Interior Layout Has Been Upgraded And Modernized Includes Healthy People 2020 And Myplate New Sections Added - Transgender, Anti-Drug Vaccines, Alcohol-Related Injury Deaths In College Students, Electronic Cigarettes, Or E-Cigarettes, Celiac Disease, Consumer Health: CAM Products And Colds, And More

Energy

Author: Sandra Alters
Publisher: Information Plus
ISBN: 0787660701
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Reference

Presents an overview of the U.S. energy system, looks at the major elements of the system, including oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear energy, renewable energy, electricity, energy reserves, and conservation, and provides statistical data related to each topic.