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    Dec 05, 2020  
2018 ACE Catalog - Volume 16 
    
2018 ACE Catalog - Volume 16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL5313 - The Forces of Biology

Credits: 3
Forces act upon the biosphere and its diverse lifeforms, from the flow of water to fields of growing corn. At the cellular level, living “machines” use mechanical forces - push, pull, and resistance - to complete their tasks. Understanding the interaction of these forces generates deeper awareness of the possibilities and limitations of the underlying systems. By examining principles of biological and environmental science, learners identify evidence to support models for sustaining the diversity of life on Earth.