Biology 1

Course #:

SCI

5-151

Division:

Natural Science

Department:

High School Science

Suggested Age:

13-16

Prerequisites:

Physical Science and Pre-Algebra

Biology 1

Course Description:

The goal of this course is to develop an awe of God’s creation of living organisms. one high school credit

High school students typically take Biology 1 when taking Algebra 1.  This course is a college-prep biology course that provides a strong background in scientific classification and terminology.

  • Content covered: microscope skills, biological keys, biological kingdoms, chemistry of life, cytology, genetics, creation/evolution, ecology, botany, and animals.  Students may dissect a clam, grasshopper, perch, earthworm, crayfish, frog, flowers, and a mammalian sheep eye as determined by the instructor.

Labs will include a PowerPoint lecture over material covered at home prior to class. Students perform hands-on experiments. Safety protocol and best lab practices will be emphasized.  


Students will take notes in the course supplement and the instructor will determine quizzes and exams. Module Tests are taken at home under parent supervision.

Science Project Required

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