Biology I

Grade: 9-12

Credit(s): 1

Course Description:

Biology is the study of life. In order to examine the content and structure of biology and to take into account the needs and problems of the student, the course has been arranged into the following units:

  1. Biological Principles
  2. Cells
  3. Plants
  4. Invertebrates
  5. Vertebrates
  6. Ecology


Students should develop an increased understanding of biological ideas within the major units of the program. Students should gain the ability to recognize biological problems to formulate reasonable hypothesis, establish experimental controls and the ability to interpret data and modify interpretations as new information is obtained. Students should gain knowledge of measurement and experimental error, learn essential laboratory skills and develop an interest in devising methods to solve unexplained problems.

Prerequisites Classes

No prerequisites class required unless stated in the course description.