Getting Started

If you’re just getting started in the world of biology, this is the place to start! Here you will find the information you need to get up to speed quickly with the fascinating field of biology! Start with the ‘introduction to biology‘ page where you can get to know the key foundations in biology and an overview of the topic. Then look to move on to the other beginner level biology articles.

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Introduction to biology

Biology is the study of living things. Wrap your head around the basics of biology with this introduction.

MRS GREN

What separates living things from other objects? MRS GREN explains the characteristics of living things.

Evolution

Evolution is a key theory of biology. It explains how the grand diversity of life on Earth has come to exist.

Tree of life

The millions of different species on Earth each have their own branch on the tree of life.

Introduction to cells

All living things are made from one or more cells. Learn about the basics of cell biology.

Introduction to genetics

Genetics is a field of biology that studies how traits are passed from parents to their children.

Molecules of life

All life is made from microscopic molecules. Four molecules in particular are essential to all life.

Introduction to animals

Animals are a kingdom of living things. Learn about this incredible group of organisms.

Introduction to plants

Plants are a kingdom of living things that are able to produce food using the sun’s energy.

Fields of biology

Biology is a massive area of study. Learn about the different fields of biology.

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