Classes and Resources

These lab-based hands-on courses cover the foundational principals of modern life through the lens of sustainable agriculture at the Terra Nova Farm. Students will work outside and in the classroom learning field biology techniques as well as modern biology laboratory techniques. All Oregon state standards for Biology, Scientific Inquiry and Engineering Design are integrated into the course. Course content will include the studies of biochemistry, cellular processes, genetics, evolution, sustainability, and ecology. Technological, historical, political, and environmental aspects of biology and sustainability will be addressed. Content learned in physics and chemistry courses is built upon and expanded on in a biological context. Critical thinking, research, communication, and analysis are emphasized .