This course investigates the composition, diversity, complexity and interconnectedness of life on earth. Fundamental concepts of heredity and evolution provide a framework through inquiry-based instruction to explore the living world, the physical environment and the interactions within and between them. Students will examine current biological issues using appropriate and effective reading and writing strategies which will be integrated into all aspects of the curriculum along with comprehensive laboratory experiences which incorporate scientific reasoning, analysis, communication skills and real world applications. This laboratory course covers all of the clear learning targets as outlined by Ohio’s New Learning Standards for Science and Common Core State Standards of English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects.
Biology AIR Resources (Sign in with your CCS Google account to access information)Click here for Ohio's Learning Standards for ScienceClick here for ELA Common Core State Standards for Literacy in ScienceClick here to access Biology State Science Assessment Information and Resources