One Credit Each Semester
This course is a graduation requirement.
Students in Grade 10 must sign up for this course.
Biology 1 is a study of basic cell chemistry, cellular structure and function, ecology, genetics, and evolution using class activities and laboratory investigation. Scientific process skills, data and graph analysis, modeling processes, technical writing, and content literacy skills are a focus throughout the course. Students will also gain an understanding of current areas of research and the impact of social issues within the field of biology. There is a required state science test taken during enrollment in this course.
Students in grade 10 should sign up for Biology 1A first semester.
Students in grade 10 should sign up for Biology 1B second semester.