Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to Biology 101!

    • Essential Information

  • 2

    Chapter 1: The Cellular Foundation of Life

    • The Cellular Foundation of Life

    • The scientific method

    • The Cellular Foundation of Life Quiz

  • 3

    Chapter 2: Chemistry of Life

    • Chemistry of Life

    • pH and buffers

    • Biological molecules- carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins

    • Nucleic acids

    • Chemistry of Life Quiz

  • 4

    Chapter 3: Cell Structure and Function

    • Cell Structure and Function

    • Passive transport and selective permeability

    • Active transport

    • Prokaryotic vs. eukaryotic cells

    • Cell Structure and Function Quiz

  • 5

    Chapter 4: How Cells Obtain Energy

    • How Cells Obtain Energy

    • Enzymes

    • Fermentation

    • How Cells Obtain Energy Quiz

  • 6

    Chapter 5: Photosynthesis

    • Photosynthesis

    • Photosynthesis crash course

    • Photosynthesis Quiz

  • 7

    Chapter 6: Reproduction at the Cellular Level

    • Reproduction at the Cellular Level

    • Mitosis

    • Reproduction at the Cellular Level Quiz

  • 8

    Chapter 7: The Cell Basis of Inheritance

    • The Cell Basis of Inheritance

    • Meiosis

    • The Cell Basis of Inheritance Quiz

  • 9

    Chapter 8: Patterns of Inheritance

    • Patterns of Inheritance

    • Mendelian genetics

    • Incomplete dominance, codominance, polygenic traits and epistasis

    • Patterns of Inheritance Quiz

  • 10

    Chapter 9: Molecular Biology

    • Molecular Biology

    • DNA replication

    • Transcription and translation

    • Molecular Biology Quiz

  • 11

    Chapter 10: Biotechnology

    • Biotechnology

    • Modern cloning techniques

    • Biotechnology Quiz

  • 12

    Chapter 11: Evolution and Its Processes

    • Evolution and Its Processes

    • Evolution: it's a thing

    • Evolution and Its Processes Quiz

  • 13

    Chapter 12: The Diversity of Life

    • The Diversity of Life

    • Classification and taxonomy

    • The Diversity of Life Quiz

  • 14

    Chapter 13: Diversity of Microbes, Fungi, and Protists

    • Diversity of Microbes, Fungi, and Protists

    • Protists and fungi

    • Diversity of Microbes, Fungi, and Protists Quiz

  • 15

    Chapter 14: Diversity of Plants

    • Diversity of Plants

    • Plants

    • Diversity of Plants Quiz

  • 16

    Chapter 15: Diversity of Animals

    • Diversity of Animals

    • Animals

    • Diversity of Animals Quiz

  • 17

    Chapter 16: The Body's Systems

    • The Body's Systems

    • The digestive system

    • The circulatory system

    • The respiratory system

    • The endocrine system and hormones

    • The nervous system

    • The Body's Systems Quiz

  • 18

    Chapter 17: The Immune System and Disease

    • The Immune System and Disease

    • Viruses

    • How the immune system works

    • The Immune System and Disease Quiz

  • 19

    Chapter 18: Animal Reproduction and Development

    • Animal Reproduction and Development

    • The female reproductive system

    • The male reproductive system

    • Sex and fertilisation

    • Pregnancy and development

    • Animal Reproduction and Development Quiz

  • 20

    Chapter 19: Population and Community Ecology

    • Population and Community Ecology

    • Ecological relationships - symbiosis

    • Population and Community Ecology Quiz

  • 21

    Chapter 20: Ecosystems and the Biosphere

    • Ecosystems and the Biosphere

    • More on ecosystems

    • Ecosystems and the Biosphere Quiz

  • 22

    Chapter 21: Conservation and Biodiversity

    • Conservation and Biodiversity

    • Biogeochemical cycles

    • Conservation and restoration ecology

    • Conservation and Biodiversity Quiz