Year 11 Biology Enrichment Activities
Complete the following courses from Futurelearn.com:
For all students to complete:
Biochemistry: the Molecules of Life: explore the impact of biochemistry on bioenergy and health, discovering why graduates are in demand, with the Biochemical Society.
How Does the Body Use DNA as a Blueprint?: get an introduction to the basics of molecular biology and how DNA code works.
Eliminating Trachoma: discover how communities and experts are joining together to end trachoma disease across 44 endemic countries.
Small & Mighty: Introduction to Microbiology: understand the basics of microbiology and explore the diversity of microbial life in our world.
What Is the Body?: get an introduction to the different structures and functions that make up the human body.
Ecology and Wildlife Conservation: discover ecology and learn how we can protect wildlife to conserve our natural world.
Stretch and Challenge:
Genomic Medicine and Research: A Community Approach: learn how translational research in genomics can deliver health, social, and scientific benefits to communities.
The Genomics Era: the Future of Genetics in Medicine: get an introduction to the growing role of genomics in healthcare for patient diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
Bacterial Genomes: From DNA to Protein Function Using Bioinformatics: use bioinformatics to explore DNA sequences and protein functions to find the determinants of virulence in microbes.