Courses: Perspectives in Biology: Scientific Literacy (BIOLH123E01)

Fall 2009

An introduction to the biological literature through reading and discussion of articles from the current primary and popular literatures. Our texts will include the week's issues of Science, Nature and The Science Times. We will follow new breakthroughs and discoveries as they are reported to the scientific community and consider both evolution and revolution in scientific thought in real time from the viewpoint of the larger scientific community. One half semester. Enrollment limited to 30.

Prerequisites: To be considered for the lottery, students must register for both Biol 123e & 128d. One lottery, valid for BOTH courses, will be run.

Fulfills: NA II


Biology (Web site)

Taught By

Karl Johnson (Profile)


Haverford, Shrp 217

Meeting Times

MWF 9:30-10:30