Online High School Biology Course
Embark on a captivating journey into the realm of living organisms with Excel High School's immersive high school Biology course. Beyond the confines of traditional biology, this course fosters a deep understanding of the intricacies of life, from individual cells to vast ecosystems. Through engaging lessons and hands-on activities, students will delve into the foundational principles of biochemistry, explore the wondrous complexities of cellular biology, and unravel the mysteries of heredity and reproduction. The course beautifully intertwines the time-tested theories of biology with the latest breakthroughs, ensuring students remain at the forefront of scientific knowledge.
Spanning two enriching semesters, our biology curriculum is both comprehensive and riveting. While Semester A lays the groundwork with topics such as biochemistry, cell biology, and the evolutionary timeline of life, Semester B delves deeper into the vast plant and animal kingdoms, human body systems, and the delicate balance of ecology. This course isn't merely an academic exercise—it's an invitation to cultivate a lasting appreciation for the interconnectedness of all life. Students will emerge with not only a vast reservoir of knowledge but also an ignited passion for understanding the delicate tapestry of life that binds our planet.
High School Biology
A compelling, thorough course, Biology Foundations engages students in the study of life and living organisms and examines biology and biochemistry in the real world. This course encompasses traditional concepts in biology and encourages exploration of new discoveries in this field of science. The components include biochemistry, cell biology, heredity and reproduction, the evolution of life, classification, and the first four kingdoms, plant and animal kingdoms, human body systems, and ecology.
Textbook:Biology Foundations - Excel Education Systems, Inc.
Throughout the course, you will meet the following goals:
- Understand the relationships among living organisms.
- Describe the functions and processes that control cellular activities.
- Trace the discoveries and scientific thought that increase the application of new technology in the field of DNA and genetics.
- Examine the taxonomy that organizes all organisms
- Recognize the structures and functions of systems of the human body.
- Relate the interdependence of ecosystems and environmental issues.
- 1: Cell Biology: An Overview (Ch. 1-7)
- 2: Genetics and Biology (Ch. 8-12)
- 3: Theory and Study of Evolution (Ch. 13-15)
- 4: Ecology in Practice (Ch. 16-19)
- 5: Diversity in the Biological World (Ch. 20-23)
- 6: Characteristics of Plants (Ch. 24-27)
- 7: Invertebrates and Their Traits (Ch. 28-32)
- 8: The World of Vertebrates (Ch.33-37)
- 9: Human Biology: An Overview (Ch. 38-44)
A = 90-100%
B = 80-89%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
F = under 59%
How Much Does It Cost?
Standard high school courses are priced at an affordable $225 each. This cost-effective rate makes quality education accessible for every student.
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Single course options at Excel High School range in price depending on their difficulty. Single course prices are below:
- Standard High School Courses: $225
- Honors High School Courses: $325
- (AP) High School Courses: $599
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Once your payment has been received, you'll get an email with your student account details. This will be your portal to submit any previous academic transcripts, view vital account information, and navigate other critical resources. Your classes will be added automatically and adjusted based on your submitted transcripts (if applicable).