Biology 20 - 5 credits *

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Science 10
Recommendations for Success: 60% in Science 10 overall and 60% in the biology unit of Science 10. Chemistry 20 background and greater than 60% in Math 10 Common would be an asset.

Biology is the study of living systems. Students will study the processes in the exchange of matter and energy in the biosphere, ecosystems and population change, photosynthesis and cellular respiration, and some human systems. An extensive field study is required. Tabling, graphing, and writing skills are used throughout this course. Strong math and communication skills are required. Group work and computer work are expected, and independent study may be undertaken.

Biology 30 - 5 credits *

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Biology 20
Recommendations for Success: 60% in Biology 20. Chemistry 20 background and successful completion of Math 20-1 would be an asset.

The concept of maintaining equilibrium is examined through the study of electrochemical and chemical control in human systems. The theme of change is a focus of learning in the study of human reproduction and development. The topics of genetics and molecular biochemistry, as well as changes observed quantitatively in populations and communities are covered in this course. Tabling, graphing, and writing skills are used throughout this course. Strong math and communication skills are required. A diploma exam is written upon completion of this course.

Biology

Biology 20 - 5 credits *

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Science 10
Recommendations for Success: 60% in Science 10 overall and 60% in the biology unit of Science 10. Chemistry 20 background and greater than 60% in Math 10 Common would be an asset.

Biology is the study of living systems. Students will study the processes in the exchange of matter and energy in the biosphere, ecosystems and population change, photosynthesis and cellular respiration, and some human systems. An extensive field study is required. Tabling, graphing, and writing skills are used throughout this course. Strong math and communication skills are required. Group work and computer work are expected, and independent study may be undertaken.

Biology 30 - 5 credits *

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Biology 20
Recommendations for Success: 60% in Biology 20. Chemistry 20 background and successful completion of Math 20-1 would be an asset.

The concept of maintaining equilibrium is examined through the study of electrochemical and chemical control in human systems. The theme of change is a focus of learning in the study of human reproduction and development. The topics of genetics and molecular biochemistry, as well as changes observed quantitatively in populations and communities are covered in this course. Tabling, graphing, and writing skills are used throughout this course. Strong math and communication skills are required. A diploma exam is written upon completion of this course.

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