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Modern Biology

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This is a free online course that offers the textbook along with it.  It is designed for the independent student as it is self-guided.  "Modern Biology covers topics found in the fields of cellular biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and genetics. This intro-level course provides the background biology students will need for advanced biology classes."  It could also be used as a review for those going back to school.
Material Type: Open Textbook
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: February 15, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 27, 2015
Submitter: Cathy Swift


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
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Avatar for Anil Kapoor
3 years ago

Anil Kapoor (Faculty)

great open sorce text book has some great quizes that are also attached

Used in course

Avatar for Anil Kapoor
4 years ago

Anil Kapoor (Faculty)

Great website to learn about basic biology

Time spent reviewing site: 45 min