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University of Colorado Boulder

Biology Everywhere

University of Colorado Boulder via Coursera Specialization

Overview

Where have you experienced biology today? Journey through the science of life through the lens of our daily lives. This specialization is intended to bridge the gap between traditional biology classes and the practical biology knowledge needed in the real world. In each module, a different biological concept is examined and related to some real-world issues or experiences in an effort to demonstrate why the science of life matters to your everyday experience. Content includes subjects typically covered in introductory biology classes like ecology and genetics as well as unique interdisciplinary topics such as the relationship between the arts and biology. Learners may be interested in reading Biology Everywhere: How the Science of Life Matters to Everyday Life by Dr. Melanie Peffer while completing the course.

Syllabus

Course 1: Biology Everywhere Foundations
- Offered by University of Colorado Boulder. In this course, we will explore the nature of science and biology. We will discuss what the ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: The Little Stuff: Energy, Cells, and Genetics
- Offered by University of Colorado Boulder. In this course, we will explore the smaller side of biology: molecular biology. We’ll cover basic ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: The Big Stuff: Evolution and Ecology
- Offered by University of Colorado Boulder. In this course, we will explore how evolution works to generate new species, the wide variety of ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Specialty Topics: Biology Across Disciplines
- Offered by University of Colorado Boulder. In this course, we will explore the applicability and relationship of biology to the arts, ... Enroll for free.

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Melanie Peffer

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