Biology/Life Science

Biology is a laboratory science course that deals with the study of cells and organelles, relationship between DNA, genes, chromosomes, and proteins, and levels of organization, homeostasis, microorganisms, and diseases. Students will also understand the genetics and heredity through the cell cycle, cancer, heredity and inheritance patterns, genetic variation, Punnett square. In addition, students will also focus on the photosynthesis in plants, biological polymers, speciation, and causes of loss of biodiversity. Students will then attain knowledge on nutrient cycle, energy flow in an ecosystem, biological succession, density-dependent and independent factors, natural selection, and threats to biodiversity.

Level: High School

Course: Mandatory

Grade: 10