Course curriculum

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    ✅ Masterclasses 🚀

    • What is a masterclass?

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    • Masterclass 1 Practical investigation 1 (Pre)

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    • Masterclass 1 Practical investigation 1

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    • Masterclass 1 Practical investigation 1 (Post)

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    • Masterclass 2 Practical investigation 2 (Pre)

    • Masterclass 2 Practical investigation 2

    • Masterclass 2 Practical investigation 2 (Post)

    • Masterclass 3 Proteins and nucleic acids (Pre)

    • Masterclass 3 Proteins and nucleic acids

    • Masterclass 3 Proteins and nucleic acids (Post)

    • Masterclass 4 Protein structures (Pre)

    • Masterclass 4 Protein structures

    • Masterclass 4 Protein structures (Post)

    • Masterclass 5 Genetic code (Pre)

    • Masterclass 5 Genetic code

    • Masterclass 5 Genetic code (Post)

    • Masterclass 6 Photosynthesis (Pre)

    • Masterclass 6 Photosynthesis

    • Masterclass 6 Photosynthesis (Post)

    • Masterclass 7 Anaerobic respiration (Pre)

    • Masterclass 7 Anaerobic respiration

    • Masterclass 7 Anaerobic respiration (Post)

    • Masterclass 8 Photosynthesis and respiration (Pre)

    • Masterclass 8 Photosynthesis and respiration

    • Masterclass 8 Photosynthesis and respiration (Post)

    • Masterclass 9 Aerobic respiration (Pre)

    • Masterclass 9 Aerobic respiration (Post)

    • Masterclass 10 Cellular signals (Pre)

    • Masterclass 10 Cellular signals

    • Masterclass 10 Cellular signals (Post)

    • Masterclass 11 Signalling pathways (Pre)

    • Masterclass 11 Signalling pathways

    • Masterclass 11 Signalling pathways (Post)

    • Masterclass 12 Apoptosis (Pre)

    • Masterclass 12 Apoptosis

    • Masterclass 12 Apoptosis (Post)

    • Masterclass 13 Viruses (Pre)

    • Masterclass 13 Viruses

    • Masterclass 13 Viruses (Post)

    • Masterclass 14 Humoral immunity (Pre)

    • Masterclass 14 Humoral immunity

    • Masterclass 14 Humoral immunity (Post)

    • Masterclass 15 Macrophages (Pre)

    • Masterclass 15 Macrophages

    • Masterclass 15 Macrophages (Post)

    • Masterclass 16 Antibodies (Pre)

    • Masterclass 16 Antibodies

    • Masterclass 16 Antibodies (Post)

    • Masterclass 17 Lymphatic system (Pre)

    • Masterclass 17 Lymphatic system

    • Masterclass 17 Lymphatic system (Post)

    • Masterclass 18 Vaccination and autoimmune disease (Pre)

    • Masterclass 18 Vaccination and autoimmune disease

    • Masterclass 18 Vaccination and autoimmune disease (Post)

    • Masterclass 19 Photosynthesis review (Pre)

    • Masterclass 19 Photosynthesis review

    • Masterclass 19 Photosynthesis review (Post)

    • Masterclass 20 Mutations (Pre)

    • Masterclass 20 Mutations

    • Masterclass 20 Mutations (Post)

    • Masterclass 21 Selection pressures (Pre)

    • Masterclass 21 Selection pressures

    • Masterclass 21 Selection pressures (Post)

    • Masterclass 22 Founder effect (Pre)

    • Masterclass 22 Founder effect

    • Masterclass 22 Founder effect (Post)

    • Masterclass 23 Evidence of evolution (Pre)

    • Masterclass 23 Evidence of evolution

    • Masterclass 23 Evidence of evolution (Post)

    • Masterclass 24 Selective breeding 1 (Pre)

    • Masterclass 24 Selective breeding 1

    • Masterclass 24 Selective breeding 1 (Post)

    • Masterclass 25 Selective breeding 2 (Pre)

    • Masterclass 25 Selective breeding 2

    • Masterclass 25 Selective breeding 2 (Post)

    • Masterclass 26 Fossils (Pre)

    • Masterclass 26 Fossils

    • Masterclass 26 Fossils (Post)

    • Masterclass 9 Aerobic respiration

    • Masterclass 27 Human evolution (Pre)

    • Masterclass 27 Human evolution

    • Masterclass 27 Human evolution (Post)

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    Practice Tests 💯

    • Biology Quiz 1

    • Biology Quiz 1 Solutions

    • KIS Biology Quiz 2

    • KIS Biology Quiz 2 Solutions

    • KIS Biology Quiz 3

    • KIS Biology Quiz 3 Solutions

    • KIS Biology Quiz 4

    • KIS Biology Quiz 4 Solutions

    • KIS Biology Quiz 5

    • KIS Biology Quiz 5 Solutions

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    Chapter 1 - Practical investigation

    • Chapter 1 - Practical investigation

    • 1.1 - So... what can you expect

    • 1.2 - Groups and variables

    • 1.4 - Errors

    • 1.3 - Data

    • Chapter 1 - Practical investigation ANNOTATED

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    Chapter 2 - Plasma membranes

    • Chapter 2 - Plasma membranes

    • 2.1 - Fluid mosaic model

    • 2.2 - Semi-permeable membrane

    • 2.3 - Organelles of protein secretion

    • 2.4 - Bulk transport

    • Chapter 2 - Plasma membranes ANNOTATED

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    Chapter 3 - Nucleic acids and proteins

    • Chapter 3 - Nucleic acids and proteins

    • 3.1 - Nucleic acid basics

    • 3.3 - Amino acids

    • 3.2 - DNA and RNA

    • 3.4 - Protein structures

    • 3.5 - Protein functional diversity and the proteome

    • Chapter 3 - Nucleic acids and proteins ANNOTATED

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    Chapter 4 - Gene expression, structure and regulation

    • Chapter 4 - Gene expression, structure, regulation

    • 4.1 - Gene expression overview

    • 4.2 - Genetic code

    • 4.3 - Transcription

    • 4.4 - RNA processing

    • 4.5 - Translation

    • 4.6 - Structural genes, regulatory genes, lac operon

    • Chapter 4 - Gene expression, structure, regulation ANNOTATED

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    Chapter 5 - Structure and regulation of biochemical pathways

    • Chapter 5 - Structure and regulation of biochemical pathways

    • 5.1 - Enzyme basics

    • 5.2 - Factors affecting reaction rate

    • 5.3 - Cofactors and coenzymes

    • Chapter 5 - Structure and regulation of biochemical pathways ANNOTATED

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    Chapter 6 - Photosynthesis

    • Chapter 6 - Photosynthesis

    • 6.2 - Stages of photosynthesis

    • 6.3 - Factors affecting reaction rate

    • 6.1 - Overview and chloroplasts

    • Chapter 6 - Photosynthesis ANNOTATED

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    Chapter 7 - Cellular respiration

    • Chapter 7 - Cellular respiration

    • 7.1 - Overview and mitochondria

    • 7.2 - Stages of aerobic respiration

    • 7.3 - Anaerobic respiration and factors affecting reaction rate

    • Chapter 7 - Cellular respiration ANNOTATED

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    Chapter 8 - Cellular signals

    • Chapter 8 - Cellular signals

    • 8.1 - Signal transduction

    • 8.2 - Hydrophilic and hydrophobic signal transduction

    • 8.3 - Signalling molecules

    • Chapter 8 - Cellular signals ANNOTATED

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    Chapter 9 - Apoptosis

    • Chapter 9 - Apoptosis

    • 9.1 - Overview of apoptosis

    • 9.2 - Pathways of apoptosis

    • Chapter 9 - Apoptosis ANNOTATED

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    Chapter 10 - Antigens and pathogens

    • Chapter 10 - Antigens and pathogens

    • 10.1 - Antigens

    • 10.2 - Pathogens

    • Chapter 10 - Antigens and pathogen (Pre)

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    Chapter 12 - Overview of the adaptive immune system

    • 12.1 - Overview of the adaptive immune system

    • 12.2 - Cell-mediated immunity

    • 12.3 - Humoral immunity

    • Chapter 12 - Adaptive immune system

    • 12.4 - Lymphatic system

    • Chapter 12 - Adaptive immune system ANNOTATED

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    Chapter 13 - Immunity

    • Chapter 13 - Immunity

    • 13.1 - Types of immunity

    • 13.2 - Immune system malfunctions

    • 13.3 - Monoclonal antibodies

    • Chapter 13 - Immunity ANNOTATED

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    Chapter 14 - Changes in the genetic makeup of a population

    • Chapter 14 - Changes in the genetic makeup of a population

    • 14.1 - Definitions

    • 14.2 - Mutations and chromosomal abnormalities

    • 14.3 - Natural selection

    • 14.4 - Gene flow and genetic drift

    • 14.5 - Processes of evolution

    • 14.6 - Selective breeding

    • Chapter 14 - Changes in the genetic makeup of a population ANNOTATED

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    Chapter 15 - Changes in biodiversity over time

    • Chapter 15 - Changes in biodiversity over time

    • 15.1 - History of evolution

    • 15.2 - Palaeontology

    • 15.3 - Dating of fossils

    • 15.4 - Other evidence of evolution

    • 15.5 - Patterns of evolution

    • Chapter 15 - Changes in biodiversity over time ANNOTATED

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    Chapter 16 - Determining relatedness between species

    • Chapter 16 - Determining relatedness between species

    • 16.1 - Overview of molecular homology

    • 16.2 - Mitochondrial DNA and the molecular clock

    • 16.3 - DNA hybridisation

    • 16.4 - Phylogenetic trees

    • 16.5 - Master genes

    • Chapter 16 - Determining relatedness between species ANNOTATED

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    Chapter 17 - Human change over time

    • Chapter 17 - Human change over time

    • 17.1 - Primates, hominoids, hominins

    • 17.2 - Trends in hominin evolution

    • Chapter 17 - Human change over time ANNOTATED

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    Chapter 18 - DNA manipulation

    • Chapter 18 - DNA manipulation

    • 18.1 - Endonucleases and ligases

    • 18.2 - Polymerases and PCR

    • 18.3 - Gel electrophoresis

    • 18.4 - Recombinant plasmids and transformed bacteria

    • Chapter 18 - DNA manipulation ANNOTATED

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    Chapter 19 - Applications of DNA knowledge

    • Chapter 19 - Applications of DNA knowledge

    • 19.1 - Gene cloning

    • 19.3 - DNA profiling

    • 19.4 - Genetically modified and transgenic organisms

    • 19.2 - Genetic screening

    • Chapter 19 - Applications of DNA knowledge ANNOTATED

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    Chapter 20 - Applications of biological knowledge in health

    • Chapter 20 Applications of biological knowledge in health

    • 20.1 - Strategies to combat new diseases

    • 20.2 - Rational drug design

    • 20.3 - Chemical agents against pathogens

    • Chapter 20 - Applications of biological knowledge in health ANNOTATED

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    Exam Preparation 🧑‍🎓

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