PREREQUISITE: Ecology or Ecology/Honors
Biology is a comprehensive college preparatory course. Topics covered include cell structure and function, biochemistry, evolution and classification, modern and classical genetics, and selected topics in anatomy and physiology, with an emphasis on humans. Class format will consist of lectures, discussions, investigative hands-on laboratory exercises, and individual and small group activities. Assessments include homework assignments, quizzes, tests, lab reports, demonstration of microscopy skills, and projects. This course covers the molecular and organismal learning standards required for the Biology MCAS test.