Introduction to Biology - All Year

  • General Academics, Biology
Zoom
Jan 18 2022
May 24 2022
Introduction to Biology - All Year (Spring, Tuesday AM)
$695.00
  1. Sun 
  2. Mon 
  3. Tue9:30 am - 12:00 pm (PST)
  4. Wed 
  5. Thu 
  6. Fri 
  7. Sat 

Description

Overview:

This introductory course focuses on the branch of science that deals with living organisms and vital processes to sustain life. Topics of study include scientific skills, cellular processes, biochemistry, genetics, natural selection, ecology, human body systems.

Students completing this year-long online course will have a basic understanding of the following:

  • Characteristics and interactions of living organisms.
  • Changes in ecosystems.
  • Interactions of organisms with their environments.
  • Process of scientific inquiry.
  • Impact of science, technology, and human activity.

Students will complete some laboratory investigations to explore organic structures, the processes that regulate life functions, the effects of living and nonliving factors on biological systems, and how organisms have changed over time.

Mid-Winter Break will be February 21st-25th. Spring Break will be April 4th-8th. Classes will not occur during these breaks. 

Prerequisite:

None

Computer Requirements:

Students must have access to a computer as well as additional hardware and software. Some programs or courses may indicate additional technology requirements, and not all programs are Mac compatible.
  • Windows PC or Mac computer
  • Display with minimum resolution of 1024 x 768. While it is not mandatory, it is recommended to have a second monitor connected to the computer to extend the desktop. This allows the student to more easily follow what the instructor is demonstrating while concurrently being able to see the software environment that the student is working within.
  • Broadband internet connection
  • Headset with microphone
  • Three-button mouse
  • Internet browser (eg. Chrome, Edge, Firefox, or Safari)
  • Web camera

Class dates

01/18/2022, 01/25/2022, 02/01/2022, 02/08/2022, 02/15/2022, 03/01/2022, 03/08/2022, 03/15/2022, 03/22/2022, 03/29/2022, 04/12/2022, 04/19/2022, 04/26/2022, 05/03/2022, 05/10/2022, 05/17/2022, 05/24/2022

Additional services and fees

Materials Fee $100.00

Restrictions

Participants must be 13 to 18 when the program starts.

Program enrollment capacity

Minimum: 5

Maximum: 12

Registration period

Registration starts on 09/20/2021 and ends on 01/09/2022.

Online location

Zoom