Biology I (P) - Course Description
Type of Course
A Biological Science Course/Life Science/Lab Science
One year of subject requirement "D" (Laboratory Science) for UC and CSU admission requirements
Enriching exploration of scientific and engineering principles as they apply to the study of Biology
This is a college prep lecture/laboratory course. Topics covered include controlled experiments, cellular biology, bio-chemistry, genetics, evolution, plant and animal systems, and ecology.
This college preparatory course is a course that fulfills one year of laboratory science; it is required to be accepted into the University of California and California State University systems. In order to EARN a high grade in this course, it will require serious effort, a willingness to study science, and a drive to prepare for college. You are expected to complete laboratory investigations by safely following instructions and drawing conclusions from your observations. Course expectations will carry throughout the year and include taking well-organized notes, turning in all work on time, and by keeping an organized notebook. It is imperative that you keep your work from the entire year, as it will benefit you on the cumulative mid-term and final.