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Advanced Biology 1

Learn more about the cell theory, cell structure, and cell life cycle with this free Advanced Biology course.

Biology
Free Course
Did you know that the human body is composed of trillions of cells? The cell is the basic unit of life and is often called the building block of all living things. This cell biology course will introduce you to a broad range of biology subjects including molecular biology, genes, cell biology, organic and inorganic compounds, experimental methods and designs, regulatory mechanisms in plants and animals, pathogens and parasites and more.
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    XSIQ

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This online biology course will give you an introduction to cell theory and cell survival. It will discuss the main activities and principles of cells, as well as the main types of cells, particularly prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. It will also give an introduction to cellular respiration and cover topics such as aerobic respiration, anaerobic respiration, and the ADP/ATP system. The course will also cover the molecules that are found in cells, such as lipids, proteins, carbohydrates, and nucleic acids.

Next, you will study the structure and functions of enzymes, the inorganic materials such as minerals and carbon dioxide, the structure and function of membranes, and the cell life cycle. The course will also cover the basal metabolic rate, homeostasis, photosynthesis, diseases caused by worm, fungi, arthropods, and other pathogens, the transmission of pathogens and parasites in animals and plants, the nervous system, plant hormones and their actions, experimental methods and design, and more.

Did you know that the largest cells found in nature are ostrich eggs? If you want to learn more about cell biology, this free online Advanced Biology course is perfect for you. It is particularly suitable for any student of biology at the second level, or anyone who wants to gain more knowledge and understanding of the biological world around us. So, have a look at the course and start learning about the amazing structural and functional unit of every living organism in the world.

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Modules

Enzymes

Basal Metabolic Rate

Cell theory

Cellular Respiration

Disease

Biology: Exam Techniques

Experimental Method and Design

Homeostasis - Feedback Mechanisms

Inorganic material

Life Cycle

Main activities and principles of cells

Nervous System

Passage Through Membranes

Photosynthesis

Plant Hormones and Their Actions

Regulation of Body Temperature in Animals

Responses to Environmental Effects

Surface Area to Volume Ratio

Transmission of Pathogens and Parasites in Animals and Plants

Types of Cells

Molecules found in cells

Assessment

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will be able to: - Describe the meaning and principles of cell theory; - Identify different kinds of cells such as eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells; - Define and describe cellular, aerobic and anaerobic respiration; - Describe ADP/ATP system and its advantages; - Identify the molecules found in cells such as vitamins, nucleic acids, lipids, proteins, organic compounds and carbohydrates; - and display a good knowledge of enzymes, the life cycle, basal metabolic rate, homeostasis, photosynthesis, disease, the nervous system.

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

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An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

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