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1.2: Pacing

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    The Biology for Non-Majors I textbook contains thirteen modules—roughly one module per week for a 16-week semester. If you need to modify the pace and cover the material more quickly, the following modules work well together:

    • Module 2: Chemistry of Life and Module 3: Important Biological Macromolecules
    • Module 4: Cellular Structure and Module 5: Cell Membranes
    • Module 10: Gene Expression and Module 11: Trait Inheritance
    • Module 12: Theory of Evolution and Module 13: Modern Biology

    We recommend NOT doubling up Module 6: Metabolic Pathways, because it is long and especially challenging. Students will need more time for mastery and completion of assignments. In a longer semester, it can be taught over two weeks instead of one.

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