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Biology


Course

Biology

Instructor

Colin Perez

Email address

cperez@fatherduenas.com

Grade Level

10

Course Overview


   This course briefly reviews concepts from Environmental Science and moves on to pursue other areas in more depth. The course focuses on cell biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, genetics, evolution, and current research.  The student will know and be able to utilize the principles of scientific investigation, while attaining specific laboratory skills.  The student will investigate and learn about life at the molecular level and up to the level of organisms.  


Course Outline

First Quarter:


  • Science of Life

  • Homeostasis and Cell Transport

  • Photosynthesis

  • Cellular Respiration

  • Gene Expression

  • Inheritance Patterns and Human Genetics

  • Gene Technology


Third Quarter:


  • Plant Evolution and Classification

  • Plant Structure and Function

  • Echinoderms and Invertebrate Chordates

  • Fishes

  • Amphibians


Second Quarter:


  • Population Genetics and Speciation

  • Classification of Organisms

  • Populations

  • Community Ecology

  • Humans and the Environment

  • Viruses


Fourth Quarter:


  • Mammals

  • Animal Behavior

  • Human Skeletal, Muscular, and Integumentary Systems

  • The Body’s Defense System

  • Human Circulatory and Respiratory Systems


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