Course package includes:
- Biology: The Study of Life coursebook
- Textbook: Holt McDougal Biology: Student Edition (textbook out of print, digital content no longer available)
- Lab kit, Biology: The Study of Life
Additional suggested materials:
These materials are suggested for this course but are NOT included in this course package and must be purchased separately.
In this course, students will be immersed in the study of living things. The course focuses on an understanding of broader concepts and how they are interconnected. Students will be observing, inferring, and experimenting as they are encouraged to ask questions, form explanations, compare their explanations with current scientific knowledge, and communicate their ideas.
The course includes comprehension and critical thinking questions, activities, and labs. Online resources and activities are an integral part of the course. A lab kit is included with this package and there is a full list of materials in the coursebook appendix.
This course is aligned with Next Generation Science Standards and satisfies the high school lab science requirement.
Course Length: Full year
Suggested Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11
The lessons are organized into 8 units:
- Unit 1: Introduction to Biology
- Unit 2: Cells
- Unit 3: Genetics
- Unit 4: Evolution
- Unit 5: Ecology
- Unit 6: Classification and Diversity
- Unit 7: Plants
- Unit 8: Animals