The textbook illustrated below is the current textbook used in Environmental Biology 2406. Edition 8 is the current edition, but as the instructor of the course the publisher has not yet sent me the new textbook (I will start the semester with edition 7). Edition 6 and edition 7 will also work. If you can obtain a copy of the "older" editions, it will be cheaper, but perhaps extra time will be needed when using such a textbook (when studying, to find figures and pages). Perhaps even older editions will work -- a year ago a student informed that she was using edition 4, and it worked apparently fine (at least she passed the class). However, since plenty in the world have changed since then, and page numbers and textbook figures have had major changes/updates (even chapters starting with edition 7), so if money is not an issue it might be worth it to get the newest edition...
The instructor is in the process doing a few updates to make the course independent of changes in editions. A longterm goal is to also become independent of which textbook author is used, but that is still far into the future... To succeed in this class, without having to spend unnecessary time looking for assessment answers, you need the official book used by STC, but with some leeway as to the edition...
If money is an issue, I suggest that you select the cheaper older edition (not too old) -- if you Google you should be able to find it -- you can often order it from Amazon.com (SCROLL DOWN for more info) Click on the textbook covers for more information!
There is no lab manual -- all labs are projects and virtual labs not requiring a lab manual, since the assignments are submitted on Blackboard. (Scroll down for more information.)
W.P. Cunningham and M.A. Cunningham. McGrawHill Higher Education, Boston.
Where do you buy the textbook? Try the STC Bookstore, the direct link to the publisher of the biology textbooks, or Amazon.com...
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--- Here are some information about the books ar Amazon.com with a general link if you click on the pictures:
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