General Information

Grades: 11-12

Summer Assingnment

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Credit: 1

Prerequisite: Successful completion of at least two laboratory sciences to include Biology I and Chemistry I; successful completion of Algebra and Geometry. Co-requisite: Algebra II

Description: Advanced Placement Biology is designed to be the equivalent of a first year introduction college biology course. AP Biology is designed for students who have successfully completed foundation courses in biology and chemistry. This course aims to provide students with the conceptual framework, factual knowledge, and analytical skills necessary to deal critically with the rapidly changing science of biology. Primary emphasis of the course is on developing an understanding of concepts rather than on memorizing terms and technical details. At least 25% of instructional time is dedicated to hands-on laboratory investigations. Schools could offer this course as a single or a double block class, with extended time for lab inquiry activities. Students are expected to take the Advanced Placement Biology examination in May. With a satisfactory score, students may be eligible to receive some credit for college-level biology.

Teacher: Mr. Burda

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