• BIOLOGY 

     

    Course #52530

    Full Year

    1 Credit

    Foundations

    Available to Grade 10

     

     This course studies the structure and function of plant and animal life and the human body through observations and discussions.  Topics studied include the metric system, applications of the scientific method, health problems, cellular and multi-cellular animals, various environments and how they are affected by humans, and plant life.  This course meets the Life Science requirement for graduation.

     

     

     BIOLOGY 

     

    Course #52532

    Full Year

    1 Credit

    Available to Grade 10

     

    This course is a laboratory-oriented study in cell structure, ecosystems, heredity and evolution.  Throughout the year students will learn how to use the tools of biology and how to apply the scientific process to the biological sciences.  This course meets the Life Science requirement for graduation.

     

     

    BIOLOGY 

     

    Course #50533

    Full Year

    1 Credit

    Honors

    Available to Grade 10

     

    This course is an intensive and challenging introduction to Biology. A discovery approach using many self-directed labs will be employed. A strong chemistry emphasis will be developed, stressing cell structure, function, and replication, DNA, genetics, and cell energies. Topics to be studied are the cell, genetics, human anatomy and physiology, botany, microbiology, the tools of biology, and evolution.  This course meets the Life Science requirement for graduation. This course requires a summer project.

     

    Prerequisite: Honors Physical Science or a recommendation from the ninth grade Physical Science teacher.