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2.1: About This Course

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    Biology for Non-Majors II introduces students to the basics of the scientific process and covers some of biology’s most compelling topics surrounding the history and diversity of life, including discussion on the different kingdoms of life, with focus on plants and animals, as well as an introduction to ecology. Designed for non-life science majors, this course is the second in a two-part series that completes a survey of biological principles.

    This course was developed by Lumen Learning, with contributing work from Shelli Carter and Steven Mezik. Primary sources for course materials include the OpenStax textbook Biology supplemented with relevant materials from Khan Academy and videos from multiple sources. Original practice activities were authored by Shelli Carter and Lumen Learning in the development of this course.

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