About this Course:
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IB Biology Year 2
Expectations Agreement (print & sign)
Type of Credit: Lab Science 1.0/Full Year/ (Not Algebra Based)
For 12th graders only.
Course Fee: $ TBD- Covers Note Packets (typically around $15)
Learning Recommendations: Successful completion of IB Biology 1 with a grade of B or better is highly encouraged. Proficient in the use of computer software for word processing and spreadsheets. Completion of Chemistry recommended. Certificate or diploma candidates who desire to sit for the HL exam must have taken IB Biology 1.
General Description: This IB course builds and expands on the curriculum of IB Biology 1. This course will prepare students for University level biology courses, and it will also prepare students for the IB Biology higher level exam. This course fulfills (1) college prep science requirement, as outlined by the Higher Education Board of the State of Washington (HEC Board), as a lab-based science course.
This class utilizes many different activities and resources to teach biology:
Topic 4: Ecology (Core)
Topic 5: Evolution & Biodiversity (Core)
Topic 6: Human Physiology (Core)
Topic 7: Nucleic Acids (HL)
Topic 8: Metabolism, Cell Respiration & Photosynthesis (HL)
Topic 9: Plant Biology (HL)
Topic 10: Genetics & Evolution (HL)
Topic 11: Animal Physiology (HL)
Option D: Advanced Human Physiology
The class textbook will be used in class, but if you want your very own copy you can buy one off Amazon!