Provides an introduction into the study of general biology, starting from basic scientific concepts and processing to chemistry, physics and the natural laws that govern life and all living things. The course continues with studies of living creatures, from the tiny and simple through to the complexities of plants and animals, ending with a basic understanding of ecology and the study of population dynamism.
The purpose of this course is to provide the students with:
1. An introduction to the scientific method of knowledge acquisition;
2. Experience using logic and sound deduction/induction for the critical evaluation of information;
3. A basic understanding of biological process common to life;