This course contains instructions for buying a computer at the District price, which is negotiated by the State. Current savings is approximately 20%, but will vary with the type (laptop/desktop) and optional equipment specified (the more difference from the state standard, the less the savings).
This class is intended to enhance the student’s understanding and use of the Life Sciences. The instruction is primarily aimed at aiding the continued development of skills involved with observing, measuring, sampling, researching, experimenting, documenting, and presenting which will be used during scientific inquiry. It will also give students a broad introduction to the various types of employment in the fields of science. The different topics of biochemistry, microbiology, cell function, respiration, cell division, heredity, and microbial disease will be explored. In addition, students will have a chance to learn about skills used in sketching and drawing samples from nature.