Welcome to basic biology

Life is a phenomenon only known to exist on our beautiful planet and is the essence of what makes Earth so incredibly unique.

Basic Biology will introduce you to the fascinating study of the life on Earth.

We will learn about the magnificent diversity of life – animals, plants, fungi and microorganisms – and the environments they inhabit.

Through the study of life, we can gain a better understanding and appreciation of the natural world around us.



Learn about the basic biology of different animal groups.


Plants have the ability to produce their own food. Learn about the biology of plants.


Explore Earth’s natural environments and discover the life that lives there.


Certificate of achievementCertificate Program

Basic Biology offers certificates to students who prove their knowledge of the basic principles of biology.

To receive one of our certificates, students are required to pass an exam. The exam is now available for the Level 1 General Biology Certificate.

20% of all revenue generated through our certificate program goes towards the conservation of endangered species and ecosystems.

Studying with Basic Biology provides a number of benefits for both you and the threatened life on Earth. Find out more…

FREE 6-Week Course

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Learn about animals, plants, evolution, the tree of life, ecology, the microscopic world, fields of biology and more.

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