Advanced Placement Biology: Full Year Course
The course applies a molecular approach to the study of life on earth in order to foster an understanding of the interrelationships of all earth’s organisms. This course is designed to prepare a student for college. Topics include: biochemistry of life; energy flow and nutrient cycling; structures and functions of cells; diversity and interdependence of organisms; DNA and relatedness; heredity and genetics; evolution. Current bioethical issues are discussed. Processes such as photosynthesis, cellular respiration, DNA replication, protein synthesis, mitosis, meiosis, inheritance and evolution are discussed and demonstrated using current technology.
Students should be highly motivated and possess superior writing and analysis skills. Participation in this class will prepare students for the exam. Depending of the college or university, students may earn college credits by passing the Advanced Placement Examination prepared by the College Board.
Face to Face Online Course in real time, taught by a state certified Teacher of Biology.
Teacher for the course has been audited by College Board to teach AP Biology.
IOE is Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools accredited.
- Free online orientation introduces tools of 21st Century online platform to all enrolled students before course begins
- Via online platform, teacher participates in Back to School Night to provide course overview to parents
- Course is integrated into district's bell schedule
- Every lesson is recorded and provided to students as a study artifact
- Online gradebook allows students and parents to track academic progress
- 24 hour tech support included
- Course is accessible anywhere with Internet connectivity: school computer labs, student home, and libraries