|Biology/AP (3 Trimester)
Open to students in grades: 11, 12
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Chemistry (Honors
In this course, students with a strong interest in the biological sciences
have the opportunity to complete both introductory Biology and Advanced
Placement Biology in 3 trimesters. It will incorporate at greater depth
all of the topics included in the Honors biology course and will include
additional areas, such as cellular energetics, population biology, and
ecology. Extensive reading at the college level will be required.
Students who enroll will be expected to complete a major unit during the
summer before the course begins. Mathematical analysis of data will be an
integral part of the AP Biology laboratory program. The curriculum will
prepare the student for the CEEB AP Biology exam, given in May.
Note: this course is for students who have not yet taken a year of
high school biology.
Curiculum Map for Biology/AP (3 Trimester)