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     Welcome to Biology!

     

    Course Description

    Biology is a lab course designed to teach the structure of living organisms.  We will cover a wide range of topics including the scientific method, cells, genetics, ecology, and natural selection.  This course will highlight the various ways these topics affect our lives while placing special emphasis on scientific process, critical thinking, and problem solving.  The course curriculum is aligned with the Arizona State Standards which include the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards.

    Course Objectives

    • Develop the skills and knowledge necessary to be scientifically literate members of a community.
    • Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills through scientific investigation.
    • Integrate writing, inquiry, collaboration and reading throughout the curriculum in order to create a rigorous classroom environment.