Biology is the study of the natural world--plants and animals, and our physical environment.
Biology majors pursue many careers including becoming doctors, nurses, biological researchers, environmental scientists.
Biology Graphic Novels and Comics
The 1918 Flu Pandemic by Bob Hall (Illustrator); Keith Williams (Illustrator); Charles Barnett (Illustrator); Katherine Krohn; Charles Barnett (Illustrator)
Call Number: RC150.4 .K76 2008, CULAB
Publication Date: 2007-07-01
"Follows the 1918 outbreak of a mysterious influenza virus that killed millions of people worldwide, making it the deadliest pandemic in history"--Provided by publisher.
At the Waterworks by Joanna Cole; Bruce Degen (Illustrator)
Call Number: TD487 .C64 1998, CULAB
Publication Date: 1986-10-01
When Ms. Frizzle, the strangest teacher in school, takes her class on a field trip to the waterworks, everyone ends up experiencing the water purification system from the inside.
The Basics of Cell Life with Max Axiom, Super Scientist by Amber J. Keyser; Cynthia Martin (Contribution by, Drawings by); Barbara Schulz; Krista Ward (Contribution by); Matt Webb; Tod G. Smith (Contribution by)
Call Number: QH582.5 .K49 2010, CULAB
Publication Date: 2009-07-01
Building blocks of life -- Cell metabolism -- Cell division -- Many cells, many jobs.
Biology by Simon Basher (Illustrator); Dan Green
Call Number: QH309.2 .G74 2008, CULAB
Publication Date: 2010-12-07
Nature's building blocks have never been more sociable than in this newest offering from the creators of The Periodic Table and Physics. From cells to DNA, from viruses to mammals, from chlorophyll to flowers and fruit, and including the human body's parts and systems, Biology is a single volume BIO101 course. Distinctive characters, a creative pallette, and straight- forward text make it all clear--and fun!
Bone Sharps, Cowboys, and Thunder Lizards by Jim Ottaviani; Big Time Attic (As told to); Zander Cannon (Artist); Shad Petosky (Artist); Kevin Cannon (Artist); Mark Schultz (Artist)
Call Number: QE707.C63 O88 2005, STACKS
Publication Date: 2005-10-11
This is the story of Edwin Drinker Cope and Othniel Charles Marsh, two scientists who found and fought for the bones exposed by the excavation of the Railroad company's westward expansion, and the artist Charles R. Knight who almost single-handedly brought dinosaurs back to life for an awestruck public.
Cartoon Guide to Genetics by Larry Gonick; Mark Wheelis
Call Number: QH436 .G66 1991, STACKS
Publication Date: 1991-08-14
The Cartoon Guide to the Environment by Larry Gonick; Alice Outwater
Call Number: GE105 .G66 1996, STACKS
Publication Date: 1996-03-15
"...covers the main topics of environmental science: chemical cycles, life communities, food webs, agriculture, human population growth, sources of energy and raw materials, waste disposal and recycling, cities, pollution, deforestation, ozone depletion, and global warming--and puts them in the context of ecology, with discussions of population dynamics, thermodynamics, and the behavior of complex systems." back cover.
Charles Darwin's on the Origin of Species by Michael Keller; Nicolle Rager Fuller (Illustrator)
Call Number: QH367 .K466 2009, STACKS
Publication Date: 2009-10-27
Includes sections about Darwin's pioneering research, the book's initial public reception, his correspondence with other leading scientists, as well as the most recent breakthroughs.
Clan Apis by Jay Hosler
Call Number: PN6727.H5945 C55 2007, STACKS
Publication Date: 2000-01-01
This comic book features a lot of lessons about bees, their anatomy, behavior, and ecology.
Decoding Genes with Max Axiom, Super Scientist by Amber J. Keyser; Al Milgrom; Tod G. Smith (Contribution by); Krista Ward; Matt Webb
Call Number: QH447 .K47 2010, CULAB
Publication Date: 2010-01-01
Genes and heredity -- Structure of genes -- Genomes, variation, evolution -- Genes in action.
Evolution by Jay Hosler; Kevin Cannon (Illustrator); Zander Cannon (Illustrator)
Call Number: QH367 .H675 2011, STACKS
Publication Date: 2011-01-04
A graphic-style introduction to evolution, covering everything from Earth's primordial soup to the human body's vestigial structures.
Gets Eaten by Joanna Cole; Patricia Relf; Tom Leigh (Illustrator); Carolyn Bracken (Illustrator)
Call Number: QH541.14 .R45 1996, CULAB
Publication Date: 1996-02-01
What could a tunafish sandwich and some smelly green pond scum have in common? Come on an underwater adventure in the magic school bus and find out!
Human Body Theater by Maris Wicks
Publication Date: 2015-10-06
"Welcome to the Human Body Theater, where your master of ceremonies is going to lead you through a theatrical revue of each and every biological system of the human body! Starting out as a skeleton, the MC puts on a new layer of her costume (her body) with each "act."" (Amazon.com)
Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom, Super Scientist by Donald B. Lemke; Tod G. Smith (Illustrator); Al Milgram (Illustrator); Leslie Flynn (Consultant Editor)
Call Number: Q175.2 .L46 2008, CULAB
Publication Date: 2008-01-01
World of questions -- Searching for answers -- Conducting the experiment -- Sharing the findings -- More about the Scientific Method and Max Axiom
The Magic School Bus Explores the Senses by Joanna Cole; Bruce Degen (Illustrator)
Call Number: QP434 .C565 1999, CULAB
Publication Date: 1999-03-01
Ms. Frizzle and her class explore the senses by traveling on the magic school bus in and out of an eye, ear, mouth, nose, and other parts of both human and animal bodies.
The Manga Guide to Biochemistry by Masaharu Takemura; Kikuyaro; Office Sawa
Call Number: QP509 .T35 2011, STACKS
Publication Date: 2011-11-11
Discussion of the cells that make up living beings, as well as the basics of protein synthesis, metabolism, energy production, and photosynthesis; ecosystems and material cycles; the mechanisms of respiration; lipids, cholesterol, and blood types; and the roles and structures of enzymes and proteins; genes and DNA; the differences between biochemistry and molecular biology; and the mystery surrounding the origin of the cell.
The Manga Guide to Molecular Biology by Masaharu Takemura; Sakura; Becoming One Inc. Staff
Call Number: QH506 .T3513 2009, STACKS
Publication Date: 2009-09-04
What is a cell? -- Proteins and DNA : deciphering the genetic code -- DNA replication and cell division -- How is a protein made? -- Genetic technology and research.
Medikidz Explain Autism by Kim Chilman-Blair; John Taddeo
Publication Date: 2010-08-15
"Join Brooke and Ben on their fun-filled tour inside the human brain, as they get to know how this intricate and complicated organ works and encounter the neuron postmen that busily travel around inside the brain sending messages to each other. They'll both find out how important the postmen in the brain are in making people act, think and feel as they do, and receive helpful advice from the Medikidz on how to understand and help people with autism. " Publisher's website.
On the Ocean Floor by Joanna Cole; Bruce Degen (Illustrator)
Call Number: QL122.2 .C65 1992, CULAB
Publication Date: 1992-09-01
On another special field trip on the magic school bus, Ms. Frizzle's class learns about the ocean and the different creatures that live there.
The Stuff of Life by Mark Schultz; Zander Cannon (Illustrator); Kevin Cannon (Illustrator)
Call Number: QH437 .S348 2009, STACKS
Publication Date: 2009-01-23
Learn about the fundamentals of human DNA and evolution in clear, simple language.
The Surprising World of Bacteria with Max Axiom, Super Scientist by Agnieszka Biskup; Tod G. Smith (Contribution by); Anne Timmons; Krista Ward; Matt Webb
Call Number: QR74.8 .B57 2010, CULAB
Publication Date: 2010-01-01
It's a small world -- Bacteria up close -- Friends and foes -- Keeping safe -- More about bacteria and Max Axiom
Understanding Photosynthesis with Max Axiom, Super Scientist by Richard Dominguez (Illustrator); Charles Barnett (Illustrator); Liam O'Donnell
Call Number: QK882 .O34 2007, CULAB
Publication Date: 2007-01-01
Food from the sun -- Mixing molecules -- Cycles -- Plants and people -- More about photosynthesis and Max Axiom
The World of Food Chains with Max Axiom, Super Scientist by Cynthia Martin (Illustrator); Bill Anderson; Liam O'Donnell
Call Number: QH541.14 .O36 2007, CULAB
Publication Date: 2007-01-01
Connecting our world -- Producers and consumers -- Webs and pyramids -- Human impact -- More about food chains and Max Axiom