This course focuses on studies of life. Below you will find the course outline and class expectations.
Course Outline - Fall Semester Course Outline - Spring Semester
Unit 1 The Nature of Life Unit 4 Genetics
Chapter 1 The Science of Biology Chapter 11 Introduction to Genetics
Chapter 2 The Chemistry of Life Chapter 12 DNA and RNA
Chapter 13 Genetic Engineering
Unit 2 Ecology
Chapter 3 The Biosphere Unit 5 Evolution
Chapter 4 Ecosystems and Communities Chapter 15 Darwin’s Theory of Evolution
Chapter 5 Populations Chapter 16 Evolution of Populations
Chapter 6 Humans in the Biosphere
Unit 10 The Human Body
Unit 3 Cells Chapter 35 Nervous System
Chapter 7 Cell Structure & Function Chapter 37 Circulatory and respiratory System
Chapter 8 Photosynthesis Chapter 38 Digestive and Excretory Systems
Chapter 9 Cellular Respiration Chapter 39 Endocrine and Reproductive Systems
Chapter 10 Cell Growth and Division Chapter 40 The Immune System
Standards Link: Standards for this class start on page 77 and 90.
Our class only has one standardized test. I focus more on project-based learning and real-life application. Click here to read up on some of the pros and cons of standardized tests.
- Respect your classmates.
- Use appropriate language in class.
- Attend class on time.
- Turn in classwork on time.
- Have fun!