COURSE:  04201  /  04202                                
One credit

All grade levels (**9th graders only with consent of grade school counselor - see below)

**Placement in Biology as a 9th grader when criteria met.  Science and math teacher recommendation, completion of application and completion of three units obtaining the required percentage.

                                                                                                                                                                PREREQUISITES: IPS or Physical Science

What you will learn in this course:
The theories and applications of modern biology will be presented.  This course focuses on the topics of scientific inquiry, cellular structure and function, cellular transport, continuity and change, evolution and interdependence in nature.  
How you will learn in this course:
Investigative labs relating to the class topics, lecture, discussion, and demonstrations will be used to present information.
Why this course is important:
The course is designed for the student intending to continue their education beyond high school or have a strong interest in science or pursuing employment in a science-related field.