About this Course:
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IB Biology Year 1
Type of Credit: Lab Science 1.0/Full Year/ (Not Algebra Based)
For 11th and 12th graders only.
Course Fee: $ TBD- Covers Note Packets (typically around $15)
Learning Recommendations: Completion of Biology with a grade of B or better is highly encouraged. Proficient in the use of computer software for word processing and spreadsheets. Scheduling preference will be given to juniors planning to complete the two-year IB Biology course sequence.
General Description: This fast-paced biology course will allow students to expand their knowledge of biology by building upon topics covered in general biology. This course will prepare students for university-level biology courses, and it will also prepare students for the IB Biology higher level exam, which is taken at the end of the second year. This course fulfills (1) college prep science requirement as a lab-based based science course.
This class utilizes many different activities and resources to teach biology:
Topic 1: Cell Biology
Topic 2: Molecular Biology
Topic 3: Genetics
The class textbook will be used in class, but if you want your very own copy you can buy one off Amazon!