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Secrets of Science

Integrated Science Special Topics: Secrets of Science

Integrated Science 375 section 002

A 3-credit course for first-year students

What's the science behind that latest story on Facebook?  Did you wonder if it was accurate?

Learn how to evaluate the scientific findings you encounter in real life in this small, discussion-based seminar. You'll explore the science behind biology research in the popular press and come to understand more about the overall process of doing science.  You'll also get to meet researchers in person and learn about their lives and the work they do. 

Improve your analytical skills, gain confidence as a scientific thinker, and become a more informed consumer of the science in your life—useful skills for any major or career goal! 

Cara Theisen

Director of Professional Development in Teaching & Learning
Contact Info

(608) 890-4497


445 Henry Mall

Room 114C

Madison WI, 53706

Currently I am course director for:
Exploring Biology (Integsci 100)
Secrets of Science (Integsci 375)