Biology (Life Processes) OpenCourseWare: A Free Bachelor Level General Biology Class by Umass

Published Feb 11, 2009

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'General Biology II' is a free OpenCourseWare from UMass Boston's Biology Department. In this course, students can learn the basic concepts of plant and animal biology and the scientific method. Students interested in studying Biology, Health or Environmental Science are encouraged to take advantage of this free online course.

General Biology II: Course Specifics

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General Biology II: Course Descriptions

'General Biology II' covers the diversity of living organisms and their environments, with topics including cell biology, genetics, evolution and ecology. Students learn to value the scientific method as an investigative tool. This free OpenCourseWare from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, is taught by Professor Brian White, Ph.D. Students taking this course can learn how to relate cellular structure to function and reproduction and genetics to life processes of plants and animals. Students who want a general understanding of biology for further courses on the subject, or those who plan to pursue careers in Health or Environmental Science will benefit this undergraduate-level course.

This free course includes lecture notes and a listing of recommended readings. If you are interested in learning more about life processes, visit the general biology course page.

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