Grade Level: 9, 10
NOTE: 1 credit in Biology is REQUIRED for graduation in South Carolina; course requires an End of Course Exam
This course engages students in the study of life and living organisms and examines cellular biology and biochemistry in the real world; the examination of biological processes and interactions. The course encompasses traditional concepts in biology and encourages exploration of new discoveries in this field of science. The components include biochemistry, cell structure, function and energy, cellular reproduction processes, molecular biology, heredity, DNA technology, natural selection and the evolution of life, taxonomy and ecology. This course includes virtual labs.