Biology 12

Course Info
Course Title: 
Biology 12 Paper
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
M Buker
Course Description
Description: 

Designed to enhance students’ application of scientific skills and knowledge, Biology 12 addresses all prescribed learning outcomes from the Ministry of Education’s 2006 IRP. Maintaining a modular, learner-centred structure, this course uses multiple resources for students to explore biological systems—from simple life forms, such as cells, to complex organic biology in humans. Biology 12 focuses on human biology, allowing students to develop an interest in, and understanding of, science by looking at themselves and seeing how diverse body systems are integrated to preserve and sustain life. To prepare students for exploring human biological functions, the first two modules introduce the biology of basic life forms. Cell structure and function get students thinking about how their bodies are formed, on a molecular level.

 

Students should ignore any reference in the course material to a Provincial Exam, as the
Ministry of Education removed this requirement in Sept 2011.

 

 

 

 

Pre-requisites: 
It is recommended that students complete: Biology 11
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

The textbook and resources for this course are:

 

Inquiry Into Life (McGraw-Hill Ryerson) (11th Edition) (7540005159) $125.00

Biology 12 Media CD Optional (7540005304) 30.00

 

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Cell Biology 1

Section 1: Cell Structure

Section 2: Cell Compounds and Biological Molecules

Section 3: Transport Across Cell Membrane

 

Module 1 Test covers the work of Module 1.

 

Module 2: Cell Biology 2

Section 1: DNA Replication

Section 2: Protein Synthesis

Section 3: Enzymes

 

Module 2 Test covers the work of Module 2.

 

Module 3: Human Biology 1

Section 1: Digestive System

Section 2: Circulatory System

Section 3: The Heart

Section 4: Respiratory System

 

Module 3 Test covers the work of Module 3.

 

Module 4: Human Biology 2

Section 1: Nervous System

Section 2: Urinary System

Section 3: Reproduction

 

Module 4 Test covers the work of Module 4.

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

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