Course titleBiology A
Biology A is designed to give the student a strong basis for understanding the world. The course consists of a varied curriculum that provides the student the opportunity to explore; compare; research; reflect; and make real-world connections. The curriculum; which meets Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS); engages students in problem-solving and scientific investigation and provides opportunities for both hands-on exploration and virtual simulation.
During this course; the student†will study the science of life. The student will explore the idea that living things are extremely diverse in form; yet are unified by certain core characteristics that they all share. In learning about these core characteristics;†the student†will be able to critically evaluate data and information related to biological problems; connect many ideas to the student's own life; and see the world in a new way.