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Fundamentals of Biology

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Fundamentals of Biology
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  • Certification
  • 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 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.

  • Upon completion of this course you will be able to: - Demonstrate a good understanding of the characteristics of living things; - Describe Hooke's Microscope and magnification; - Demonstrate a good knowledge of animal and plant cells and understand cell membrane, cytoplasm, cell wall and much more; - Identify the characteristics of the five kingdoms; - Identify different types of nutrients including carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and more; - and describe the role of the digestive system and the different processes involved when the body digests food.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

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