Course title

AP Biology:



Course description

AP Biology is a year-long seminar course that covers college-level introductory biology topics in molecular and cellular biology; anatomy; physiology; and diversity of plants; animals; and microbes; and ecology and evolution. Emphasis is placed on the themes that unify biology; including regulation of biological processes; energy transfer; continuity and change; evolution; the relationship between structure and function; emergent properties; interdependence in nature; the scientific process; and the relevance of biology in our everyday lives. Through at-home and virtual lab work; students learn useful biological techniques; gain the ability to design scientific experiments; effectively communicate results; and strengthen their knowledge of material presented in lecture. This course prepares students for the AP Biology exam.

School country

United States

School state


School city

Palo Alto

High school

Stanford Online High School

School / district Address

505 South 12th Street

School zip code


Requested competency code

Lab Science

Date submitted



Deferred date

Deferred Reason

Please provide details on the hand-on labs that are conducted in this course.†

Online / Virtual