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Biology Everywhere



Biology Everywhere takes a unique approach to connecting biology content with common experiences most people will likely share. The content is easy to understand and takes the reader on a fascinating personal journey into the sometimes unexpected ways we interact with biology on a daily basis

Dr. Kristy Daniel, Associate Professor, Department of Biology Texas State University

I love how Dr. Peffer integrates science with common, every day topics of interest to the average person. She really accomplishes her goal of making science less academic and scary and much more approachable and digestible. Scientific literacy is one of the most important issues for our society, and this book will go a long way in addressing that important topic. I will absolutely be recommending this book for my students and their families.

 Mandy Revak, KidScience and ZooU Coordinator, Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium  

Biology Everywhere shows the reader that biology is quite the opposite of difficult to understand.  Filled with relatable stories from the history of biology, along with personal and funny anecdotes, the book makes biology easy, directly relevant, and accessible to anyone.  Packed with information, Dr. Peffer takes questions and scenarios we encounter in daily life and turns them into the fodder for biological explanations, never failing to draw the reader in.  Anyone can read and learn from this book, from young adults to experts in biology.

 Dr. Jennifer Knight, Associate Professor, University of Colorado


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Biology Everywhere Course

The Biology Everywhere online course is now LIVE! Learn more here. Graduate credit from the University of Colorado is available for those who complete the honors track. 

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About Biology Everywhere

Biology Everywhere is an overview of biology through the lens of our everyday experience. It is written for the general public, but could be a good alternative text in the biology classroom. Biology Everywhere covers many of the topics in an introductory biology course, in addition to several unique interdisciplinary topics including psychology and biology, biology and the arts, and business and biology. Where have you experienced biology today? Dive in and take a look! What you find may surprise you.

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