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Life Science III


'Life Science III' is a course awarded by International Certificate of Christian Education on VerifyEd. General Overview In this course on advanced biology, students cover: 1. DNA and Genetics: - DNA's role in genetics - Discovery, structure, and location of DNA - DNA replication, RNA structure - Protein synthesis, genetic code, gene mutations - Meiosis: process, importance, variation, abnormalities 1. Hereditary Transmission and Biotechnology: - Mendel's inheritance studies - Sex-linked alleles, gene mutations - Biotechnology: cloning, selective breeding, stem cells 1. Reproduction and Human Systems: - Vertebrate reproduction strategies - Human reproductive systems, gametogenesis - Menstrual cycle, fertilization, embryonic development - Human nervous system: structure, reflexes, disorders - Sense organs: eyes and ears 1. Endocrine System and Homeostasis: - Human endocrine system and chemical coordination - Negative feedback mechanisms, homeostasis - Control of thyroid function, blood glucose, CO2, osmoregulation, thermoregulation - Plant responses to the environment: hormones, tropisms, defense mechanisms 1. Scientific Method, Evolution, and Geological Concepts: - The scientific method - Evolution vs. creation debate - Scientific evidence of changes, macroevolution - Geological column, time scales, continental drift Throughout the course, students delve into advanced concepts of genetics, reproduction, human systems, and scientific methods, as well as examining the broader themes of evolution and geological history.

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