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Advanced Biology 2


Advanced Biology 2

Advanced Biology 2

Examine interesting concepts in biology such as the evolution, genetics and gene technology


Students: 2,288
Course Description

This free online course in our Biology suite examines natural selection, patterns of evolution and molecular biology. It also explores DNA, protein synthesis and mutations and gene mapping.
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It is a practical guide for those working in life sciences who want to refresh their knowledge of biology or for any student of biology studying the subject at second level.
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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will effectively know the natural process of species such as their evolution, structure, body function and behaviour. You will be more familiar with biochemical comparisons, fossils and human evolution.
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You will gain a good understanding of phylogenetic trees, relative dating, population genetics, pedigrees and inheritance. You will have a good knowledge of Mendel's work in the science of genetics. This course will help you to calculate results using the Punnett square method. It will help you to explore chromosomes, coding, protein synthesis, mutations, mutagens, DNA, gene expression, gene mapping and gene technology successfully. You will learn about tools, techniques of the biotechnologist and artificial synthesis of DNA. You will effectively learn successful exam techniques.
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Module Title
Natural Selection
Evolution
Human evolution
Patterns of evolution
Phylogenetic trees
Relative dating
Population genetics
Pedigrees
Inheritance
Genetic inheritance
Mendel's work
Incomplete (partial) dominance
Inheritance at one gene locus
Test crosses
Punnett square method of calculation
Chromosomes and coding instructions
Protein synthesis
Mutations and mutagens
DNA Science
Gene expression
Gene mapping
Gene technology
Tools and techniques of the biotechnologist
Implications and Issues
The implications of gene technology
Karyotyping
Linkage
Cytokinesis
Biology: Meiosis
Mitosis
Mitosis videos
Exam techniques
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Course Title Advanced Biology 2
Course # 192
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 85
Content Origin Australian School Curriculum
Course Description  This free online course in our Biology suite examines natural selection, patterns of evolution and molecular biology. It also explores DNA, protein synthesis and mutations and gene mapping. It is a practical guide for those working in life sciences who want to refresh their knowledge of biology or for any student of biology studying the subject at second level.
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Release Date 30 May 2011
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only Low
Animation Low
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • Gilberto Diaz United States of America for me this course is good because it teaches you many important things your knowledge and wide 2014-05-30 03:05:10
  • Ahmed Boufissiou Algeria Course Module: أدوات وتقنيات biotechnologist Course Topic: النشاف الجنوبية (التي تحمل اسم الدكتور الجنوبي الذي اخترع العملية) Comment: it's good I want to thank everybody in this site thank you 2013-12-26 14:12:43
  • Rahmat Rido Indonesia awsome 2013-03-26 21:03:37
  • Faizah sulayman Nigeria Course Module: Natural Selection
    Course Topic: Variation due to genetic differences
    Comment: bio 2012-07-20 13:07:13
  • Donna Mcneill United States of America Course Module: Exam techniques
    Course Topic: Revision techniques
    Comment: This course literally saved my life. I served in two American militaries, and have amassed over $100,000 in student loans. I currently live with my mother in a one bedroom apartment. With this economy, I have just had such hard luck in finding employment, and my financial situation is just horrible. This course has allowed me to afford to train for a career, which I don't know if it will lead to employment. The only thing I qualify for now is student loans. I tried going back to school to update my computer skills, but was denied, probably because of my massive student loans and my inability to make payments on them. I have tried to go to a pre-med program, but was denied. But getting back to your Advanced Biology II courses. This simulates an actual class in that it combines actual scientific occurrences, text and video. I'm amazed at how much I have learned, and I look forward to continuing my education with your courses. Thanks. 2012-05-30 10:05:49
  • Fidele Onidje Benin Thanks to Alison team. Keep up for the good work. 2011-08-30 11:08:27
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