Legacy High School


BIOLOGY I (Period 7)

Ms. Patricia Arevalo
Mr. Henry Bermudez
2018 - 2019 School Year


Course Description

Please note: The course syllabus has the Google Classroom Code that will be used throughout the year!  This Web Page only contains the course syllabus and will not be updated after the 1st week of school.

This one-year course is designed to integrate science and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, and core ideas related to biology. The topics covered in Biology include Structures & Function, Matter & Energy in Organisms & Ecosystems, Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems, Inheritance & Variation of Traits, Natural Selection & Evolution, & Engineering Design. Demonstrations & lab experiences that employ proper safety techniques are essential to this course. Instructional practices incorporate integration of diversity awareness including appreciation of all cultures & their important contributions to society. The appropriate use of technology is an integral part of this course. This course fulfills one of the science credits required for high school graduation & qualifies as a laboratory science for college entrance.