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Biology - Cell Division


Biology - Cell Division

Biology - Cell Division

Learn more about cell division.


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Course Description

Cell division and replication are fundamental biological processes that occur in all organisms. This free online course about cell division will explain the complex processes of cell division in detail.
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You will learn about mitosis and meiosis and the phases that occur in each of these processes. You will learn that in the early stages of development embryonic cells can generate all cell types in the body. You will also look at how cells divide and replicate allowing us grow and repair body tissues, and if damage occurs, how some cells can replicate faster than surrounding cells to form tumours. This free course will be of great interest to all students who wish to pursue a career in the sciences, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, biology or biodiversity or the individual learner who simply wants to learn more about mitosis, meiosis and their role in cell division and replication.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes: - Learn how normal cells grow by replication; - Understand how germ cells combine DNA for two donors; - Get an overview of the early stages of embryo development; - Find out how damaged cells develop and spread; - Get an understanding of the vocabulary of replication and reproduction;


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Module Title
Module 1: Understanding Cell Division
Module 2: Understanding Cell Division Assessment

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Course Title Biology - Cell Division
Course # 488
Course Publisher Khan Academy
Course Category 85
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Course Description  Cell division and replication are fundamental biological processes that occur in all organisms. This free online course about cell division will explain the complex processes of cell division in detail. You will learn about mitosis and meiosis and the phases that occur in each of these processes. You will learn that in the early stages of development embryonic cells can generate all cell types in the body. You will also look at how cells divide and replicate allowing us grow and repair body tissues, and if damage occurs, how some cells can replicate faster than surrounding cells to form tumours. This free course will be of great interest to all students who wish to pursue a career in the sciences, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, biology or biodiversity or the individual learner who simply wants to learn more about mitosis, meiosis and their role in cell division and replication.
License  This course is available from Khan Academy OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date 07 November 2012
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio High
Audio Only High
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
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PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Ahmed Mohamed Alaa Egypt great 2014-07-12 12:07:15
  • Ahmed Mohamed Alaa Egypt Amazing course 2014-07-08 09:07:38
  • Sumaya Taylor South Africa Was a good course content , this lecturer wasn't the greatest I used other material to explain. Otherwise just like the rest your course content is great Thank you 2014-06-12 18:06:11
  • Oluwaseun OLA Nigeria It's a great course. My knowledge is broadened. Thanks. 2014-03-30 13:03:18
  • LISA BENOIT United States of America Course Module: Module 1: Understanding Cell Division Course Topic: Mitosis, Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction Comment: This was a great refresher on mitosis, meiosis, haploid, and diploids 2013-07-22 09:07:22
  • Tracey Jones United Kingdom Very informative Course and very interesting 2013-04-15 00:04:02
  • Norris Kabamba Zambia great 2013-04-09 15:04:06
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