Course title

Biology

Pre-requisite

None

Course description

Biology covers a wide range of concepts in the field of biology. Students will study the cell, including cell structure and function. The concept of the cell is extended, and students explore Mendelian genetics and how humans inherit traits. In addition, the course examines the structure and mechanisms of DNA, as well as the role of biotechnology in today’s society. Students also explore the theory of evolution, including early ideas, how populations evolve, and the history of life on Earth. Students discuss the concept of ecology, where they learn about different principles of ecology, interactions that occur within ecosystems, the biosphere, and how humans have impacted ecosystems thus far. Upon completion of this textbook-free course, students will be required to take the Keystone Biology exam

School country

United States

School state

Pennsylvania

School city

Midland

High school

The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School

School / district Address

652 Midland Avenue

School zip code

15059

Requested competency code

Lab Science

Date submitted

Approved

Yes

Approved competency code

  • LBIO
  • Biology

Approved date

Expected grade level

9th

Online / Virtual

Yes