Practical Skills in Biology

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9780130451415: Practical Skills in Biology

Practical Skills in Biology is an indispensable book for undergraduate students in the life sciences. The book provides useful support at all stages of a degree course and underpins any practical course in biology. It is also a valuable resource for teachers of biology in colleges and secondary schools.Laboratory and field studies are essential components of undergraduate training in biology. Practical work must be fully understood and effectively presented, but many students under-perform because they lack basic laboratory skills. This book, now in its third edition, continues to provide students with easy-to-use guidance for laboratory and field studies, but in addition it now covers broader transferable skills. As a result the new edition provides guidance and support over the entire range of a typical undergraduate course in biology.

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 "This excellent book is a must for all biology departments…tells you all you ever wanted to know about practical techniques but didn’t like to ask" 
Journal of Biological Education

"There is something here for everyone, including advanced level students and teachers"
The Biologist

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A generic skills book intended for university students
This book does not provide menus for particular practical exercises but attempts to provide students with guidance on general aspects of key techniques and how to make decisions and plan a variety of activities relating to typical skills required in practical aspects of biology. The skills included are international in their application although the terminology uned throughout is that of UK courses, etc. The book is now in its second edition and has a companion volume, namely "Practical Skills in Biomolecular Sciences": a further volume, "Practical Skills in Environmental Science" is in preparation by Dr Jones and co-authors

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