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For centuries we have collectively marveled at plant diversity and form—from Charles Darwin’s early fascination with stems and flowers to Seymour Krelborn’s distorted doting in Little Shop of Horrors. This course intends to present an intriguing and scientifically valid look at how plants themselves experience the world—from the colors they see to the sensations they feel. Highlighting the latest research in genetics and more, we will delve into the inner lives of plants and draw parallels with the human senses to reveal that we have much more in common with sunflowers and oak trees than we may realize. We’ll learn how plants know up from down, how they know when a neighbor has been infested by a group of hungry beetles, and whether they appreciate the music you’ve been playing for them or if they’re just deaf to the sounds around them. We’ll explore definitions of memory and consciousness as they relate to plants in asking whether we can say that plants might even be aware of their surroundings. This highly interdisciplinary course meshes historical studies with cutting edge modern research and will be relevant to all humans who seek their place in nature. This class has three main goals: 1. To introduce you to basic plant biology by exploring plant senses (sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste, balance). 2. To introduce you to biological research and the scientific method. 3. To get the student to question life in general and what defines us as humans. Once you've taken this course, if you are interested in a more in-depth study of plants, check out my follow-up course, Fundamentals of Plant Biology (https://www.coursera.org/learn/plant-biology/home/welcome). In order to receive academic credit for this course you must successfully pass the academic exam on campus. For information on how to register for the academic exam – https://tauonline.tau.ac.il/registration Additionally, you can apply to certain degrees using the grades you received on the courses. Read more on this here – https://go.tau.ac.il/b.a/mooc-acceptance Teachers interested in teaching this course in their class rooms are invited to explore our Academic High school program here – https://tauonline.tau.ac.il/online-highschool...

Top-Bewertungen

DS
14. Aug. 2021

I really liked this course, the professor was engaging, clear, and informative, and did a great job explaining and simplifying the more complex biology topics so that it was digestible for beginners.

RV
12. Dez. 2016

Love the clarity of the instructors deliver which is supported by great explanations and most importantly visual aids & demonstrations. Ps... Especially loved the bloopers at the end. Nice treat! :)

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von Sonal D

12. Apr. 2020

This is a very interesting course. Very simply and nicely explained. Only Final quiz has some loopholes.

von Sandra R S

31. Dez. 2021

The two take aways: the growing food insecurity and the negative impact of humanity on the environment.

von Saikat D

26. Juli 2020

I liked the lectures very much. However, I think the quiz design needs more attention.

von Shirdheen R

10. Aug. 2017

It was a very interesting course and has made me look at plants with a different lens.

von Priscilla v D

6. Okt. 2018

I really liked this course. Definatly a success. But how do i get my cerftificate.

von Elana H

3. Mai 2017

Very compelling and easy to follow (this coming from a Liberal Arts major).

von Sandra P M M

13. Jan. 2018

The videos are quite interesting, but the final test is a bit confusing.

von Ananya K

14. Juni 2017

A very good course.. Really enjoyed it. Teaching was the best. Loved it

von Amusan M K

31. Dez. 2017

Very interesting introduction into the world of plants. Amazing!!!

von CLEMENT-COTTUZ

21. Nov. 2016

Les questionnaires sont un peu piégeux. Le cours est pas mal.

von Francine

24. März 2017

Very interesting subject matter, presented very well

von Mark

1. Nov. 2016

Very informative--IMPOSSIBLY HARD FINAL EXAM though.

von FAGE D

16. Jan. 2017

Very interesting course and enthusiastic professor

von Eduardo E D

16. Okt. 2018

Learning a lot. I am very excited

von CRISTIAN D A O

21. Jan. 2018

Excellent didactics and material.

von Paul K

13. Nov. 2016

very unique method of teaching

von Gil K

12. Jan. 2018

מעניין, מחדש, פוקח עיניים.

von Laura M

5. Juni 2020

Ive enjoyed very much

von gowtham K

19. Apr. 2018

good course.........

von Apurva B

2. Sep. 2018

Interesting course

von Ayoubpp

26. Aug. 2017

Very nice course

von Alex L

20. Juli 2017

very difficult

von Valery J S

8. Juli 2020

Professor is interesting but I just don't get it. Algebra is much easier. No wonder I do not have a green thumb.

von Jerri. M L

14. Dez. 2020

I was stuck on 2nd week. Took the test a number of times. I used all the answers each time that were provided. And still the response was wrong with the choices given.

I took notes to refer to and still i was not successful.

von Shrihari N

24. Feb. 2021

It is an amazing course in which I learned a lot. But I still give the one star because the final quiz is extremely difficult, and has many issues that are not being addressed.