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                                 Honors Biology

    An accelerated course in biology has been designed for the advanced, college bound student. The scope and sequence of this course leads to the mastery of concepts including cells, biochemistry, genetics, ecology, theory of evolution and human biology. Hands on laboratory work will be integrated into all areas of study. The curriculum standards are based on Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and will integrate critical thinking skills.

    Grading Policy                                                Online Textbook

    Homework:           15%                                            http://my.hrw.com

    Participation:       25%                                                Username:  studentid@jsd           

    Asessments:       60%                                                 Password:  student1 



    Unit 1: Foundations of life: Chapters 1-3

    Unit 2: Ecology, Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration, Environmental Issues

    Unit 3: Cell Biology (Cells and Transport)

    Unit 4: DNA and Genetics, Mutations

    Unit 5: Evolution

    Unit 6: Cell Division (Mitosis and Meiosis), Cancer

    Unit 7: Human Biology/Dissections