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BIOS 1120 Principles of Biology


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There is a short quiz that goes along with this guide. You should complete this quiz before attending class on Thursday, March 23. Your grade will be reported to your instructor.

Feel free to work on the quiz while you read through this guide. The quiz should take about 30 minutes to complete.

If you get stuck on one of the quiz questions, or have any questions about what you read here, email me! I am happy to help you understand these concepts or troubleshoot any issues with databases. I will respond within one business day.

About this guide


This guide is intended to accompany a guest lecture in BIOS 1120: Principles of Biology on Thursday, March 23, and to give you the resources you need for your paper assignment. The learning objectives for this lecture and guide are:

  1. Be able to evaluate the credibility of online health information sources
  2. Be able to find background information and scholarly articles about a human disease using PubMed and other online resources
  3. Have a strategy for reading scientific papers

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