The purpose of this course is to provide a challenging survey of biological topics for college-bound students. The course will include units of study on the nature of life, basic taxonomic organization, organisms in the Monera, Protista, and Fungi Kingdoms, plant structure and function, biochemistry, cell structure and function, ecological interrelationships, evolutionary theory, and an introduction to energy transformations and genetics. Several body systems will be explored, stressing comparisons between simple and complex organisms, while concentrating on human systems. The course will focus on ecological interrelationships throughout the year.
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