Saturday, October 08, 2016

Not Quite Friday Science: Classifying Biology

So I've taken a shot at categorizing math, chemistry, and physics. So we finish the cores with biology (I put astronomy and geology under physics).

1. What do biology majors take? Here's some of the courses:
  • botany
  • zoology
  • microbiology
  • cellular and molecular biology
  • environmental biology and ecology
  • genetics
  • evolution
  • human biology (anatomy and physiology)
  • marine biology
2. Biology textbook--I pulled one on Google books and found a table of contents roughly as follows:
  • cells
  • genetics
  • evolution
  • microbiology
  • botany
  • animal biology
  • ecology
3. My formula would not be dissimilar:

I. Genetics and Evolution
  • Molecular biology
  • Evolution needs to be processed, even from a Christian perspective.
II. Cells and Microbiology
  • single celled organisms, viruses, and cells as the basic units of life
III. Botany
  • plants
IV. Zoology
  • invertibrates
  • marine biology
  • animal life
V. Human Biology

VI. Environmental Biology and Ecology

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