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Types of Organisms, Cell Composition

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Session Overview

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This session will introduce the course and cover the basics of cell composition. It will also introduce the different types of organisms and the basic differences between them.

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the differences between eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells.
  • To be familiar with the different levels of organization of life.
  • To be able to describe both the chemical and molecular composition of a cell.
  • To be able to define the basic components of biological macromolecules.

Session Activities

Lecture Video

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Session Activities

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Session Activities

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Further Study

Suggested topics for further study in an introductory-level Biology textbook

  • Levels of organization of life
  • Biological macromolecules
  • Cell composition
  • Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells

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