Biology 1 (Honors)
Prerequisite: Guidance Counselor approval
Biology 1 is an introductory science course emphasizing terminology, the major groups of organisms, homeostasis, biochemistry/nutrition, cells, genetics, ecology, and evolution. Time is dedicated to helping students think independently and scientifically and to developing successful study skills. Special emphasis is placed on making material covered relate to our everyday existence through lab activities, uses of technology, and various projects throughout the course. Students will be expected to learn material in greater depth and be able to work independently and in small groups to complete labs. This class is intended as the track for those students considering IB Biology or other Honors Science Courses.