• BIOLOGY INSTRUCTIONAL – SE2501C

    Length of course: 

     

    One Year

    Credit:        

     

    1.0 Credit

    Grade Placement: 

     

    9

    Prerequisite: 

     

    None

    State Code:

     

    03051A000

    Course Description: This is a general biology course that includes the study of the scientific method, tools used in biology and the metric system, all of which are used throughout the year. Students use laboratory instruments and are required to develop sound laboratory techniques. Laboratory work is designed to be both procedural, to reinforce concepts learned in class, as well as inquiry based in nature. Ecology and the ecosystem are studied. The cell and its cycle, genetics and genetic engineering, general chemistry (as it relates to biology), classification and the human body and analyzed in this course. Critical thinking skills and reading and writing strategies are emphasized in all topics throughout the course.