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Prerequisite: Physical Science

Course Description: This course emphasizes cell biology, genetics with particular attention to the expanding realm of molecular biology, and human systems. The content for this course includes biological structures and functions, processes and cycles, and systems. Emphasis is placed on explanation, description, analysis, and laboratory study. Skills in observation, experimental design and analysis, dissection, and the use of the microscope are developed throughout the course. Although not specifically mentioned in each unit, teachers are encouraged to address laboratory skills and data analysis, as appropriate, in performing laboratory exercises. The course is intended to provide the student with a basic knowledge of biology, leading to further study at the secondary or university level.

Department: Science 

Teacher: Christie Kitchens

Credit: 1 Credit (10 Units) 

Length: 1 Year 

Grade Level(s): Secondary II 

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