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Biology Course for Online High School

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Biology

Description:

This course is an introduction to general biology and to the processes of scientific inquiry and thinking. It will include the fundamental principles of living organisms, including:

  • the physical and chemical properties of life
  • cellular organization and function
  • the transfer of energy through metabolic systems
  • cellular reproduction
  • the classification of living things
  • the six kingdoms of life 

The main focus is to present biological information in an understandable and straightforward way that will capture the student's interest while covering up-to-date principles and concepts.

Learning Targets:

Target 1: Obtain and evaluate information through accepted science and engineering practices

Target 2: Know, use, and interpret scientific concepts correctly and appropriately

Target 3: Recognize and apply crosscutting concepts as they appear in core scientific ideas as well as through time.

Target 4: Employ appropriate literacy skills through writing, reading, and discourse in scientific and engineering contexts.

Prerequisites:

None

This Class Is a Required Prerequisite for:

Anatomy and Physiology

This Class Is a Recommended Prerequisite for:

Physics  AP Chemistry  Environmental Science

Length:

Full Year

Grade Level:

9th Grade  10th Grade  11th Grade  12th Grade

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