High School Biology Classes
Grade Level 9-10 a-g certified (if charter approved) - two semester course
Cost of class: $450/semester.
PCLC (Westminster): Thursdays: 8:15-10:15 a.m. or Thursdays: 2:45 -4:45 p.m.
Instructor: Jill Wilcox
1st Semester dates: PCLC-Sept. 15-Dec. 15th, 2nd Semester dates: Jan. 12-May 27
EIE (Monrovia): Thursdays: 8:30-11:00 a.m.
Instructor: Lisa Wright
1st Semester dates EIE: TBA
This class will include such topics as:
- Intro to Chemistry
- Cell Biology
- Protein synthesis
- Thorough coverage of Genetics
- Classification and a survey of the Kingdoms including:
- Human Anatomy and Physiology
This course meets weekly for 2-2.5 hours(1 hour of lecture, 1-1.5 hours of lab). Weekly homework assignments from the textbook, lab reports and handouts will be completed by the students at home each week. There will be 1-2 long-term projects. Tests will be sent home with the student to be administered by their parent online. Two in-class practicum tests will be given by the instructor.
To register, complete the registration page for the location of your choice.
A textbook is required, with two choices available: Pick one (charters use Glencoe)
Biology Student Text (3rd ed.- 2 vol.)
by Thomas E. Porch and Brad R. Batdorf.
Publisher: Bob Jones University Press, 2004
Length: 1104 pp. Format: softbound; 2 volumes
Glencoe Biology – Student Edition
Publisher: Glencoe, 2009, Hardcover
Charter students must use the Glencoe textbook.
The 2006 Glencoe biology book is also acceptable.