Introduction to Biology

Biology is a laboratory science course designed to help students understand chemical bonds and their impact on biological activity, cellular respiration, and biological polymers. Students learn about the biological classification of organisms, the different cell types, major eukaryotic organelles, membrane transport, and mitosis and meiosis. Emphasis is given to the applicatio of genetic terminology and principles to solve monohybrid crosses, inheritance, transcription and translation, and natural selection. Inquiry standards include laboratory and field safety, scientific tools, microscopes, scientific investigation, data representation and analysis, and communicating experimental Results.

Level: High School

Course: Elective