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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...

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RV
2016年12月12日

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! :)

A
2020年3月3日

A perfect course to understand all senses of plants in a straightforward way and I must admit the way professor Daniel chamovitz helped me to better acknowledge this course was satisfactory for me.

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126 - Understanding Plants - Part I: What a Plant Knows 的 150 個評論(共 387 個)

創建者 Lucas M M

2019年3月12日

Awesome course! The teacher is really nice and gives a good comprehension of what a plant knows and how scientists develop their hypothesis and results.

創建者 Guy L

2020年12月3日

Great course! Very interesting and informative! Definitely recommend!

One caveat - the final is NO JOKE. Take notes and make sure you're ready for it.

創建者 John N

2017年9月6日

Amazing course, explaining plant evolution on molecular biology level, showing differences and similarities with animal kingdom with amazing clarity.

創建者 Michael K

2020年7月20日

Very accessible, great reading lists, sufficiently taxing (I still haven't worked out the answers to some of the final quiz!) Thanks & Best Regards!

創建者 Dylan L

2019年3月6日

love it so far. Its informative and fits my schedule. i love that i can watch the videos as much as needed to learn, and that doesnt put anyone out.

創建者 Yarin

2016年12月12日

I think the tests were a bit difficult and the fact that many students taking this course aren't native speakers should be taken into consideration.

創建者 Ou A

2020年10月25日

Interesting and vivid course to get deep knowledge of plant biology. Really thankful to the lecturer Professor Daniel Chamovitz from Tel Aviv Univ.

創建者 Mohamed A

2017年7月26日

This is a great introductory course to Plant Genetics! Be sure to take notes so that you can easily answer the final quiz by the end of the course

創建者 Royston M

2020年8月1日

I am extremely happy that I came to know lots of details on understanding plants. I thank the Coursera community for availing this course online.

創建者 Chris D

2020年11月22日

Great info. Good experiments and interesting topics instructed by a easy to follow lecturer.

Anyone interested in caring for plants should do it.

創建者 Jie W

2018年12月27日

I really like this course. I never thought plant science could be so interesting to learn. Moreover, it could help with my furture research work

創建者 Larisa T M

2018年11月2日

Este curso es muy claro. Comienza con los más sencillo y va subiendo poco a poco el nivel de la información.

Entretenido, completo y estimulante.

創建者 matthew s

2017年9月8日

A great study and very enjoyable.

Plants are food for thought as well as the table; who would have thought it.

Thanks for creating this course !

創建者 Paola A V O

2020年7月16日

Gran curso, la forma de explicar es buena por parte del docente y se aprenden muchas cosas y te ofrecen mucho material para leer y aprender.

創建者 Rosemary M

2020年4月30日

Super-fun course for anyone interested in plant biology. Danny Chamovitz is a very engaging and clear lecturer. Looking forward to part two!

創建者 Alejandro M M

2019年8月6日

Dr. Chamovitz is able to expose complex and interesting topics in a very engaging way! I enjoyed all the lectures of this course. Thank you!

創建者 Constantino D D R

2020年10月14日

Very enjoyable course. Topic is pretty updated. I am grateful for the review of recent advances in plant bioacoustics (or phytoacoustics) .

創建者 Megan H

2017年1月24日

I love the content and the instructor. Well put together and easy to understand. I highly recommend for anyone interested in the subject!

創建者 Dr. R M

2020年9月9日

Very informative course, all the lectures are very lucidly explained and quizzes are quite interesting, had a great learning experience

創建者 Andrea V

2020年6月26日

Best teacher ever! Hard subject and complex ideas if new to biology but the teacher makes its fun and interesting, thank you very much!

創建者 Juan M A

2020年11月21日

I learned a lot from this course regarding plant biology! I wish to apply my learnings for food sustainabilty here in the Philippines

創建者 Inostroza

2020年9月13日

This course was very challenge, this took me to the limits of my knowledge and comprension.

Thanks prof. Daniel

Ant Tel Aviv University

創建者 Daniel M C

2017年7月11日

This is an informative and enjoyable course by a professor who is passionate about his work and who cares about the world around him.

創建者 Matthew R

2018年1月11日

Wonderful course - Dr. Chamovitz is an excellent teacher with extensive knowledge on the subject and an approachable teaching style.

創建者 Rianna P S C

2020年11月19日

I appreciated how the course introduced discoveries as historical stories, and introduced the scientific process of these discovery