Aug 23rd 2014

Preparation for Introductory Biology: DNA to Organisms (Coursera)

Through this class you should be able to explain basic concepts in cellular and molecular biology using correct terminology, as well as develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills that can be applied to all of your studies of biology.

This course is designed for students who are taking or about to take introductory biology at the college level. Its focus will be providing the repeated practice and critical thinking activities that will enable students to be successful in the class in which they are formally enrolled.

This course will cover the foundational concepts of cell biology and chemistry:

* Parts of a cell and its membrane

* Polarity, charge and water

* Membrane transport, rearranging the cell and cell movement

* Biological macromolecules and their functional chemistry

* Manufacturing and transporting of proteins

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