Biology 20 (5 credits)

  • prerequisite - Science 10

Number of lessons

  • 40

Readings / Essays

  • Each lesson has a reading component, some written response required in each lesson

Media Components

  • In the 8 modules of the course, in every module there are present: Videos, Audio files, Drop-down menus to self check work, Virtual Labs and Simulations

Labs \ Simulations \ Activities

  • 16 simulated lab activities

Required Discussions

  • Approximately 7 required topics / 4 optional

Online Quizzes / Exams

  • 39 “quizzes” – the Quizzes tool is used as the primary method of lesson assignment submission These “quizzes” are assignments more than online tests

CBe-learn supervised Exams / general format

  • 4 Unit Exams, noncumulative, MC 1 cumulative Final Exam with MC / NR / WR

Number of assessed items

  • 4 Unit Exams 
  • 1 Final Exam 
  • 2 Projects 
  • 7 Discussions 
  • 3 Unit Assessments 
  • 39 Lesson Assessments

Required Textbook

  • Inquiry into Biology

Biology 20

Biology 20 (5 credits)

  • prerequisite - Science 10

Number of lessons

  • 40

Readings / Essays

  • Each lesson has a reading component, some written response required in each lesson

Media Components

  • In the 8 modules of the course, in every module there are present: Videos, Audio files, Drop-down menus to self check work, Virtual Labs and Simulations

Labs \ Simulations \ Activities

  • 16 simulated lab activities

Required Discussions

  • Approximately 7 required topics / 4 optional

Online Quizzes / Exams

  • 39 “quizzes” – the Quizzes tool is used as the primary method of lesson assignment submission These “quizzes” are assignments more than online tests

CBe-learn supervised Exams / general format

  • 4 Unit Exams, noncumulative, MC 1 cumulative Final Exam with MC / NR / WR

Number of assessed items

  • 4 Unit Exams 
  • 1 Final Exam 
  • 2 Projects 
  • 7 Discussions 
  • 3 Unit Assessments 
  • 39 Lesson Assessments

Required Textbook

  • Inquiry into Biology
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