Back to Bio 230 syllabus


The textbook is the on-line text “Principles of Biology” from Nature Publishing. You will need to register on line and then sign up for the textbook.


A pdf file on how to buy the book is here:


Each chapter has additional readings listed on the right hand side of the page. You are responsible for these also.

A short guide to writing about Biology 6th edition. Jan Pechenik. Pearson Education 2008

Scitable readings


See the course web site for readings from the textbook and the Scitable web site.

Scitable can be found at

You need to register on the site.

When you are registered with Scitable, go to the course site to find the readings for this course on a daily basis.

You will receive questions on each set of readings that must be answered by 8:00 a.m. class day.