Semester: 2, 2016-17
Teacher Name: Dan Kaiser
This course furthers students’ understanding of the processes that occur in biological systems. Students will study theory and conduct investigations in the areas of biodiversity; evolution; genetic processes; the structure and function of animals; and the anatomy, growth and functions of plants. The course focuses on the theoretical aspects of the topics under study, and helps students refine skills related to scientific investigation.
Prerequisite: SNC2D, Science, Grade 10, Academic
Units Of Study
- Unit 1 – Evolution
- Unit 2 – Diversity of Living Things
- Unit 3 – Genetic Processes
- Unit 4 – Structure and Function of Internal Systems
- Unit 5 – Plants – Growth, Structure, and Function
- Changing Species, Changing Environments – Assignment
- Rough Draft due on Turnitin by Thursday, March 30
- Final copy due Tuesday, April 4 (hardcopy OMDABOC*, identical copy on Turnitin).
- Turnitin: class ID 15021406; password is ‘biology’
- Worldview assignment – in docx and rtf – due Thursday, February 23
*OMDABOC = On My Desk At Beginning Of Class (or it’s late -10%)