Rice University
Introduction to Biology: Ecology, Evolution, & Biodiversity Specialization
Rice University

Introduction to Biology: Ecology, Evolution, & Biodiversity Specialization

Understand nature like a biologist.. Embark on a journey from the classroom to museums and nature reserves to gain a broad overview and appreciation of three important fields of biology.

Taught in English

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Scott Solomon

Instructor: Scott Solomon

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Specialization - 3 course series

Introduction to Biology: Ecology

Course 119 hours4.8 (63 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • How interdependent every living thing is; how people are impacting the natural world

Skills you'll gain

Category: Recording observations
Category: Ecosystem Model
Category: Identifying species
Category: Communicating scientific ideas
Category: Concept mapping and visualization

Introduction to Biology: Evolution

Course 211 hours4.9 (34 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • How biologists advanced the science of evolution since Charles Darwin; the many applications of evolutionary biology to our everyday lives.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Recording observations
Category: Examining ideas
Category: Interpreting phylogenetic trees
Category: Identifying species
Category: Interdisciplinary thinking

Introduction to Biology: Biodiversity

Course 322 hours4.9 (24 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Origins, characteristics, and functions of major groups of life; the roles they play in the natural world; and how they are related to people

Skills you'll gain

Category: Recording observations
Category: Examining ideas
Category: Inspecting specimens
Category: Identifying species
Category: Interdisciplinary thinking

Instructor

Scott Solomon
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