Mrs. Peggy Barnhill
This course provides students with general exploratory experiences and activities in the fundamental concepts of life. Content includes, but is not limited to, cell biology, cell reproduction, basic principles of genetics, biological changes through time, classification and taxonomy, microbiology, structure and function of plants, animals, and the human body, and ecological relationships. Critical analysis of biological evidence for creation versus evolutionary processes, presented from the underlying perspective of Biblical creation, is an integral part of the course, as are laboratory investigations which also include the use of the scientific method, measurement, laboratory apparatus and safety.
Honors Option: Students enrolled in the honors option will cover regular course objectives in a more in-depth manner that may include, but is not limited to, greater critical thinking and application, more extensive reading, and additional projects/papers.