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Fundamentals of Biology Course


Fundamentals of Biology
Fundamentals 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. 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. 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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Biology
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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 233 votes
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

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  • Marvella Gloster
    Marvella Gloster United States of America Very informative information. Activity sheets helped out very much. I would recommend to a friend and family. 2015-12-01 09:12:22
  • Laura Robinson
    Laura Robinson United Kingdom Great! so much information packed in one! Thank you! 2015-11-07 19:11:49
  • Tyler London
    Tyler London Canada It was a very good course, I enjoyed it and learned a lot! 2015-10-13 19:10:50
  • Anna Sara Liberati
    Anna Sara Liberati Italy This course was interesting and helpful, I had a great fun doing it, thank you! Now I am just waiting for the certificate... :) 2015-10-12 10:10:11
  • Charles Mc Shane
    Charles Mc Shane United Kingdom I enjoyed the course. I completed the course. 2015-09-23 13:09:04
  • Charles Mc Shane
    Charles Mc Shane United Kingdom The course taught about cells, classification, food and digestion. 2015-09-23 10:09:05
  • Charles Mc Shane
    Charles Mc Shane United Kingdom I learned about cells, classification, food and digestion during the course 2015-09-23 10:09:17
  • Khadijah Abd Wahab
    Khadijah Abd Wahab Malaysia I enjoyed every single lesson and I managed to understand things easily. Thank you very much 2015-09-23 03:09:52
  • Craig Gale
    Craig Gale Argentina Very informative and a lot of information to take in - took me a lot longer than 3 hours but that's my extensive note taking. Looking forward to advanced biology. 2015-08-23 23:08:26
  • kerrie bartholomew
    kerrie bartholomew United Kingdom Good and interesting course full of information. 2015-08-15 13:08:54
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