Level: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisites: Passing grade in Physical Science AB or teacher recommendation
A basic laboratory oriented science program that centers on the understanding of the structure, function, and interaction of living organisms. The course includes the reinforcement of process skills involving observation, problem solving, and data collection and recording. Topics covered include ecology and the interactions of organisms in an ecosystem, comparisons of cell processes and how they play a role in the human body, cell reproduction, introduction to the study of genetics, and the application of genetics to investigations into the evolutionary concepts that provide a foundation for biological study.