Living Systems Science Credits: 1.0 Grade(s): 10 Length: Year Prerequisite(s): none From cells to ecosystems - what do we know about the world around us? This course focuses on topics such as cellular biology, genetics, evolution, and ecology. Living Systems Science is both a lab-oriented and project-based course and is designed to help students develop their scientific skills such as: planning and 31 carrying out investigations and constructing explanations from evidence. Over the course of the school year, Living Systems Science students will grow to appreciate the creatures around us, understand the marvels of the living world and realize the magnificent processes of life. Students will grow as critical thinkers through inquiry and analysis as they design their own outdoor investigation to be conducted throughout the year.
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In order to be reviewed as a laboratory science, we will need a list of physical laboratory experiments completed for this course and number of hours students spend doing laboratory assignments each week.