Why Study Biology?
It's fun.......It's useful......It's important. These are three good reasons for studying biology.
Biology Is Fun
Biology is the study of life. It;s the study of living things- how they live;how they grow; how they reproduce; how they interact with one another; how they interact with their surroundings.All of us are curious about the living things that share the earth with us. And it's fun satifying that curiosity. And you will study exiting topics like ecology and genetics.
What you learn in this course can increase your enjoyment fot many years to come.
Biology Is Useful
Biology is useful because it makes hobbies more fun. It is also useful because it gives us ingormation that helps us every day. Here are some examples of questions you will be able to answer after studying biology.
.What foods should I eat if I want to be a better athlete?
.How important is regular excercise?
.Will smoking affect my health?
.What causes food to spoil?
.What's the best thng to do for a cold?
Biology Is Important
You already know two reasons why biology is important to all of us. It gives us hobbies. It also gives s useful information about ourselves and other living things. But there are many other reasons why biology is important. Here are a few examples.
- A knowledge of biology helps doctors do kidney transplant to save lives.
- As biologists learn more and more, cures for cancer, diavetes, and other serious disease may be found.
- Soil erosion is destroying some of our best farmland. Biologists can tell farmers what to plant to control erosion.
- Wvery year the world needs more food. Biologists are developing grains and other food that grow faster and produce larger crops.
- Biologists are developing trees that can produce fuel to help with the energy crisis.
- Biologists study endangere plants and animals so that we can stop them from becoming extinct.
1. How can a knowledge of biology makes some hobbies more fun?
2. In what ways is biology useful to us?
3 .Give five examples which show that biology is important