Chapter 18: The Genetics of Viruses and Bacteria contains external links to:

  • Prokaryotes, Eukaryotes, and Viruses Tutorial and Problem Set

This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.

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The goal of this exercise is to introduce you to the kinds of cells that make up all living systems, and to contrast cells with viruses. You should be able to name the six kingdoms, understand the differences between prokaryotes and eukaryotes, and be able to describe the basic functions of the eukaryotic cell organelles. This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.
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