The core content of this course is focused on the use of life science principles as powerful conceptual tools to make sense of the complexity, diversity and interconnectedness of life on earth. Students engage in laboratory and authentic learning experiences that encourage the application of biological knowledge to make decisions and solve problems.
Topics Covered: Structure and Function, Inheritance and Variation of Traits, Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems, Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems, Natural Selection and Evolution.
Students will demonstrate knowledge through questioning the phenomenon found in the world. Mathematical computation and reasoning, as well as extensive informational readings, research and presentation, will allow students to analyze scientific biological phenomena and be asked to provide evidence for their thinking.
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