Life Science and Everyday Thinking

Life Science for Everyday Thinking (LSET) is a lab-based introductory biology course designed for general education students and future teachers.  It is designed to be taught in one 15-week semester, with 6 lab hours of instruction per week.  There are options for excluding certain chapters to fit a 10-week quarter.

The semester long LSET curriculum is divided into seven major chapters that cover theLSET book following topics:

While those teaching in the semester system can teach Chapters 1-7 consecutively, those teaching in the quarter system can either teach the curriculum with an ecosystem focus (Chapters 1-4 and 7) or with a more cellular focus (Chapters 1,2,5-7).