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BioEd Online offers a variety of free, interactive courses designed for science educators and other life-long learners seeking to increase their knowledge of key scientific subjects. Course offerings range from cutting-edge genetics to topical environmental health content and the fascinating science of water. Materials are sorted by topic, making it easy to locate the content most appropriate for you.

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  • Genes, Health, and Society

    Genes, Health, and SocietyCourses

    This interactive, asynchronous web-based course explores the fields of genetics and genomics. It includes three discrete modules covering transmission genetics, nature of genetic material, and medical genetics and genomics. (20 contact hours each)

  • Bench to Blackboard

    Bench to BlackboardCourses

    Baylor College of Medicine and Scitable by Nature Education offer interactive modules with in-depth, guided exploration of science topics, access to key journal articles and tools for self assessment. (6 contact hours each)

  • Short Courses

    Short CoursesShort Courses

    Gain deeper content knowledge on a variety of topics and learn how to conduct science inquiry lessons with our free “anytime, anywhere” short courses, presented by teachers, scientists and science educators. (variable contact hours)

  • Educator Certification

    SMART Science Content Guides for Educator CertificationSMART Courses

    SMART Science Content Guides are designed to help you prepare for teacher certification tests by providing you with up-to-date reviews of key science topics and subtopics.