English for Life Sciences and Health

Follow the links below to engaging reading activities related to the Life Sciences.  If there is anything you don't understand or need help with, click the "Book a consultation now" button to make an appointment with a learning advisor.

English for Biology

The Scientific Method
Improve your reading skills and vocabulary while learning about the steps in the scientific method.
Persistence, Bioaccumulation, and Biological Magnification of Environmental Contaminants
Learn about these key ecological concepts within the context the DDT controversy.
Critical Thinking
What is objectivity?  What is scepticism?  Develop your understanding of these terms and more.
Quizlets: Concepts of Biology BIOEB101
Biology concepts are listed by topics. Test your knowledge of vertebrates, sponges, cnidarians, seedless plants and more.

English for Health

Effect of Physical Inactivity on Major Non-Communicable Diseases
Read the summary of a research article to improve your reading skills and vocabulary development.
What is Stroke?
Read a pre-lecture handout to improve your reading skills and vocabulary development.