Biology (Period 3,4,5)

Course Description

The major purpose of this laboratory-based college preparatory course is to provide understanding of the
basic biological concepts: the diversity of organisms; the cell; heredity; matter, energy, and organization
of living systems; evolution of living systems; physiology; the biosphere and interdependence of abiotic
and biotic factors. Focus is on active student participation in laboratory investigations and the
development of critical-thinking skills.