Author Charles Zaremba’s nickname is “Mr. Biology.” He is a nationally-known educator with an award-winning website that has had more than 1,000,000 visitors since 1997. As author of Introductory Biology, Zaremba has brought his award-winning skills to the development of a teacher-friendly, standards-based course that has been specially designed for the new or out-of-field teacher. The course presents the world of biology in the clear light of day without endless detail and abstraction. Twelve concise chapters focus students’ attention on key concepts and applications that cover all the national and/or applicable state standards. An easy-to-use daily pacing guide provides a roadmap for the instructor to reduce teacher preparation time, and ensures coverage of the required content.