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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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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 205 reviews
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.
License:
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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  • 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
  • Poi Nguan Goh
    Poi Nguan Goh Germany Great way to learn the basics in life 2015-08-06 19:08:47
  • Carly Redhead
    Carly Redhead United States of America good course 2015-07-31 15:07:43
  • Orville Charles Sampa
    Orville Charles Sampa Zambia Very helpful. 2015-07-21 09:07:46
  • Daniel Jover Bansale
    Daniel Jover Bansale United Arab Emirates This course is very useful and learning more about biology 2015-07-20 17:07:45
  • deb bowman
    deb bowman United States of America This course is awesome!! I really enjoyed the demos and that helped me learn much better! Thank you 2015-07-16 07:07:10
  • Nelson Castillo Velez
    Nelson Castillo Velez United Kingdom Very well explained and easy to navigate thanks very much 2015-05-24 01:05:33
  • Nelson Castillo Velez
    Nelson Castillo Velez United Kingdom I enjoy it very much and the resources for learning very practical and easy to follow apar from the knowledge that I can apply to my daily routine and diet. 2015-05-24 01:05:49
  • Connor Prok
    Connor Prok United States of America I thought it was very educational. I am a 7th grader trying to learn more about biology and thought that this course was very inspiring. Thank you 2015-05-18 06:05:09
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