Biology 230 Course

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The experiences in the Biology 230 course will certainly continue to influence me in my understand of and how I approach topics in following biology and science courses. The reason why I say this is that the process that information is taught in the lecture course was a bit different from how some other courses would normally be taught. Comparing this course to previously biology and chemistry courses, this course focuses on the why rather than what is the answer. This certainly helps as it makes up need to find a connection to why some is the way it is, which benefits many of the different topics that are taught through the course.
In the lecture section of this course most of the topics are not presented in a fashion that is normally seen in other courses. Most of the courses would normally state the topics and what it means in a simple bullet
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In this course most of the topic are presented as a base for questions that lead to the meat of the topic. One example was that question of ``What is the original source of energy in our body?``, from the topics we learned we have to make a connection through different things to get our answer. As we need to understand that energy in our body is ATP, the energy that cells use, is produced by cellular respiration. Cellular respiration requires oxygen and glucose to happen. From that we can see that ATP is formed mainly from glucose being broken down, we then trace the glucose to plants, where it is formed by photosynthesis. Photosynthesis is where sunlight energy is transformed into chemical energy that we can use. So that is one example of how the focus of the lecture is more about forming connections rather

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