Item description for Five Kingdoms: A multimedia guide to the phyla of life on earth (World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series) by Lynn Margulis...
This electronic reference guide provides an expert overview of our planet's biodiversity: the kingdoms of bacteria, protoctista, fungi, plants and animals. Browse or search through hyperlinked descriptions of all the 96 phyla living today. Literature references, example genera and habitat information are also available for each phylum. The text is illustrated by a wealth of multimedia information, with more than 500 photographs and drawings and 37 video clips in all. The CD-ROM also offers a full introduction; a glossary with explanations of nearly 1300 scientific terms; a quiz to test your knowledge; and a 'field trips' section with information about natural history museums and parks worldwide, plus links to relevant web sites.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.6" Width: 4.9" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date Sep 16, 2003
ISBN 3540408665 ISBN13 9783540408666
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More About Lynn Margulis
Lynn Margulis, Distinguished Professor of Botany at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, is the modern originator of the symbiotic theory of cell evolution. Once considered heresy, her ideas are now part of the microbiological revolution.
Lynn Margulis currently resides in Amherst, in the state of Massachusetts. Lynn Margulis was born in 1938 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts University of Mass.