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Unit 1: Genes, cells, and organisms

400 possible mastery points

About this unit

Your body is an amazing system of interacting parts. In this unit, we'll go from micro to macro as we explore genes, cells, and organisms. Learn about cell specialization, DNA and proteins, and the organization of multipcellular organisms, all while gaining a deeper appreciation for what makes you, you!

How do cells perform the essential functions of life? Learn how systems of cells create eyeballs, livers, and more!
Genes "tell" cells to make proteins. But how do they do it? It's not like they have mouths.
Level up on the above skills and collect up to 160 Mastery points
Multicellular organisms contain worlds within worlds—each system is both made up of smaller systems and is part of larger systems.
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Unit test

Level up on all the skills in this unit and collect up to 400 Mastery points!
Biology is brought to you with support from the Amgen Foundation