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Plant BiologyGeneticsCell BiologyPlant

Learner Career Outcomes

23%

started a new career after completing these courses

32%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

21%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 11 hours to complete
English

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction

1 hour to complete
9 videos (Total 45 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
1.1 Introduction3m
1.2 Our Life and Plants7m
1.3 Plants and Biology Research3m
1.4 Plants and Food Security4m
1.5 Major Themes in Plant Biology4m
1.6 Scientific Process3m
1.7 The Evolution of Plant Structure and Senses6m
1.8 Plant Evolution10m
1 reading
How to succeed in this course? PDF version5m
1 practice exercise
Introduction10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

What a Plant Sees?

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 50 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
2.2 Darwin's Experiment6m
2.3 Light and Flowering7m
2.4 Phytochrome: A Light-Activated Switch7m
2.5 Arabidopsis Blind Mutant8m
2.6 What a Plant Sees?5m
2.7 Molecular Biology of Plant Vision8m
1 reading
Week 2 - Suggested Reading30m
1 practice exercise
What a Plant Sees?16m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

What a Plant Smells?

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 48 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
3.2 Lock and Key Mechanism of a Receptor3m
3.3 Ethylene and Fruit Ripening7m
3.4 Mechanism of Ethylene Receptor7m
3.5 Plant Communication: Example 16m
3.6 Plant Communication: Example 26m
3.7 Inter and Intra Communication11m
1 reading
Week 3 - Suggested Reading30m
1 practice exercise
What a Plant Smells?30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

What a Plant Feels?

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 78 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
10 videos
4.2 How Does the Venus Trap Know When it has been Touched?7m
4.3 Water and the Plant Cell6m
4.4 Leaf Movement in Mimosa4m
4.5 Thigmomorphogenesis8m
4.6 Genes that Respond to Touch4m
4.7 Do Plants Feel Pain?3m
4.8 The Sound of Music and Plants10m
4.9 Plants and Deaf Genes10m
4.10 Sound Perception in Plants13m
1 reading
Week 4 - Suggested Reading30m
1 practice exercise
What a Plant Feels?10m

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