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Science Basics - Life Science I & II - Cells to Genetics (Semester I)
This 16-week course introduces student to cells, organelles, cell division (mitosis & meiosis), DNA, the basics of genetics, and Punnett Squares.
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Once per week
over 16 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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In this LIVE course, which is geared toward an introduction to cells and their functions, your student will learn: WEEKS 1 - 8 Week 1 - Lesson: What are Cells? Week 2 - Lesson: Prokaryotic versus Eukaryotic Cells Week 3 - Lesson: Characteristics of Life Week 4 - Lesson: Characteristics of Life - Project #1: Create a Fictional Living Creature - Directions and Rubric Week 5 - Lesson: What are Organelles? Week 6 - Lesson: Organelle Review - Project #2: Create Your Own Cell Diagram -...
By the end of this course, your student will understand cell theory, what characteristics define a living organism versus non-living, visually identify prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, describe different types of cells and why they may have more or less specific organelles, define the function of each organelle, identify the sequence of mitosis and its importance for the body, describe the structure and function of DNA, that genes are located on chromosomes, how genetic material is passed from parent to offspring (cells only, no other details), and how to calculate the probability of traits being passed from parent to offspring.
Your student will have 1-2 review activities each week, three projects, and a few short quizzes in this course. All work can be completed digitally or printed for convenience. Project #1 Students will create their own organism and describe how it fulfills a living organism's requirements. Project #2 Cell diagram. Students will make a cell diagram for either a plant or animal cell. Project #3 DNA Model
All work can be completed digitally. If your student prefers doing the projects on paper the following materials are suggested: paper, color pencils, and small household items for the cell diagram project.
There will be short review games, projects, and two quizzes. Rubrics are given for projects, and grades can be scored upon request. Quizizz reviews on Week 8 and Week 16 can be taken as a grade, and printouts are available upon request.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
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461 total reviews
522 completed classes
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