Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Sex from Molecules to Elephants
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Sex from Molecules to Elephants

Taught in English

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Michael Brandeis

Instructor: Michael Brandeis

Beginner level
No prior experience required
22 hours to complete
3 weeks at 7 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • An introduction to biology from cells to higher multicellular organisms, past, present and future.

  • The principles of heredity and evolution.

  • The significance of meiosis and how germ cells are generated.

  • Sex determination and why there are (usually) two sexes and how this affects the natural history of living organisms.

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There are 8 modules in this course

Introduction to the Course

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2 readings1 discussion prompt1 plugin

In this module we will meet the players of the grand play of sexual reproduction.

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2 readings7 quizzes9 plugins

In this module we will learn about the rules of the game - how living organisms evolve and transfer their genetic information to their offsprings.

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6 readings6 quizzes7 plugins

In this module we will learn about germ cells and how they are produced.

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3 readings6 quizzes7 plugins

In this module we will learn about females and males and the differences between them.

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2 readings6 quizzes5 plugins

In this module we will learn about the different social structures of animals and how they affect and are affected by sexual reproduction.

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3 readings7 quizzes8 plugins

In this module we will learn how the fertilized egg evolves into a multicellular organism.

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7 readings6 quizzes7 plugins

In this module we will learn about sexual reproduction of plants.

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2 readings6 quizzes8 plugins

Instructor

Michael Brandeis
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1 Course1,055 learners

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