Genetics 101

This course focuses on the basics of genetics. You learn who discovered genetics, what forms of inheritance there are and you learn to calculate with genes. Just as Mendell and Punett made it possible for you!

Costs

This course costs €9.99 and can be purchased through our external learning environment. After purchase, your account will be manually activated by us, so that you can be sure that everything is properly arranged when you start the course.

Languages

The course is available in Dutch and English and can be purchased separately. At the bottom of this page you will find the link to the courses.

Access

After purchasing the course you have unlimited and lifelong access to all course material. We do this because we understand that there is quite a lot to learn. We are happy to help with that.

Content

The course has a total of 20 lessons, 5 quizzes and 1 exam. The exam is only to test your own knowledge, you will receive a certificate of participation after completing the course regardless of the result. You can continue to take the exam without restrictions to improve your knowledge. All course material remains available even after the exam has been completed, so you can always find it again. After all, that's what you pay for!

What is genetics?

This is the first chapter of the course. In this chapter you will learn all about the basics of genetics and the importance of family trees.

Mendell's theory

In the second chapter, you learn about Mendell, the person who discovered genetics by growing beans.

Modern forms of inheritance

The third chapter explains that in addition to Mendell's theory, there are other forms of inheritance.

Punett's Square

Punett invented how to calculate with genetics. In chapter four you will learn how to use his method and when to apply it.

African pygmy hedgehog colors

Because White-bellied hedgehogs are the most popular in captivity, Chapter Five teaches you the colors and genes of this species, as well as how to use this information to make genetic calculations using Punett's square.

Exam

After chapter five you take the exam. You have now learned all about genetics and how to apply it in practice.