Prerequisite: Departmental placement based on EXPLORE scores and teacher recommendations.
Grade Level: 9
Semesters: 2
Credits:1

Students in Biology will focus on the key concepts of structures of life and their processes, ecosystems and their interactions, heredity, and diversity.  This course will build upon students’ understanding of life and its processes in a lab-based environment.  This course includes a curriculum to challenge students to think critically, interpret and analyze data, write evidence-based conclusions, and utilize the practices of science and engineering.