General Biology I / 2.3 Water and Life

"This learning object covers Water and the attributes of water that make it possible to sustain Life. Also discussed is Cohesion and how it allows for the development of surface tension. Also covered are the pH Scale, the differences between acidic and alkaline ranges, how pH balances affect life, and how buffers can change the pH balance. Resources included are videos, animations, interactive activities, and self-assessments. When you have completed your review of the module, try the self-assessment to check your knowledge. This learning object is part 6 of 24 parts that comprise the General Biology 1 course. This grant product was created by the Community College Consortium for Bioscience Credentials and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. "
Date:
2015-06-17
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Institution:
Forsyth Technical Community College
Project Name:
C3BC
TAACCCT Round:
2
Subjects:
biology,water,attributes,sustain,Life,Cohesion,surface,tension,pH,Scale,acidic,alkaline,balances,buffers

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
N/A
Industry Sector:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services -- Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (541)
Occupation:
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations -- Biochemists and Biophysicists (19-1021)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (26)
Credit Type:
  • None
Credential Type:
  • None
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
16 Hours
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Other
Quality Note:
Modified QM Model
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
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  • Quality Scorecard (Online Learning Consortium)
Course Note:
General Biology l

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Copyright / Licensing

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FT/C3BC
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Creative Commons License
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