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Fundamentals of Biology


Fundamentals of Biology

Fundamentals of Biology

Improve your understanding of biology


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Course Description

Introduction to Biology is a free introductory course on the science of the living world. These lessons teach learners of all ages about organisms, cells, nutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins and minerals) and the process of digestion.
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This free online course is an ideal study-aid and complement to classes for second level students and is valuable to parents who wish to help their children with their studies.
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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will have a good understanding of the characteristics of living things. You will learn about Hooke's Microscope and magnification.
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You will gain a good knowledge of animal and plant cells and understand cell membrane, cytoplasm, cell wall and much more. This course will teach you the characteristics of the five kingdoms. You will learn about diffent types of nutrients including carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and more. This course will demonstrate to you the role of the digestive system, helping you understand the different processes involved when the body digests food.
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Module Title
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Course Title Fundamentals of Biology
Course # 92
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 85
Content Origin Australian School Curriculum
Course Description  Introduction to Biology is a free introductory course on the science of the living world. These lessons teach learners of all ages about organisms, cells, nutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins and minerals) and the process of digestion. This free online course is an ideal study-aid and complement to classes for second level students and is valuable to parents who wish to help their children with their studies.
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Release Date 24 February 2011
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only Low
Animation Low
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 14+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Lower High/ Secondary School
 
Validation Level 4
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • Michelle Lipscomb United States of America I think the course was very informative and quick to take. I love the activity section. That really helped when it came time to take the test. Great course and I highly recommend it. 2015-03-17 17:03:08
  • Saraya Jackson United States of America Very informative and interactive. 2015-03-12 21:03:04
  • Christopher Ross-Dempster United Kingdom An excellent starter course. 2015-02-16 00:02:46
  • Joseph Locke United States of America This was very fun and enriching course, I'm glad i took it. 2015-01-28 07:01:35
  • bahaa love Egypt Wonderful topic really hope to finish it and benefit from it in my career 2015-01-23 17:01:26
  • Clyde Joe Cassar Malta informative, well-paced and user friendly 2015-01-16 13:01:46
  • Saleem Hasly Mohamed Sri Lanka Excellent 2014-12-23 02:12:28
  • Chibuike Okorie Nigeria Educating 2014-12-01 17:12:39
  • Benish Nawaz Pakistan It was really informative. I enjoyed. 2014-10-30 19:10:52
  • Greg Willbond United Kingdom Very interesting and enjoyable, would have preferred it to be broken up more ie have more assessments, otherwise very good 2014-10-24 12:10:40
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