Department: Science
Session 1 & 2
Grade 9
Prerequisite: 8th Grade Placement

This lab-based course will build upon students’ understanding of life and its processes. Students in Biology will focus on the key concepts of structures and their processes, ecosystems and their interactions, heredity, and diversity. To demonstrate their understanding students will utilize the practices of science and engineering. Academic Biology is a college-preparatory course that will emphasize critical thinking, data interpretation and analysis, and writing skills.