Elective: for Grades 9-10
The Human Biology course is aligned with Next Generation Science Standards. This course uses the human body as a basis for understanding general principles of biology. Goals of this course include understanding the interrelationship between different human biological processes, appreciating the relationship between human biology and the economy, environment, and technology, and increasing awareness of how advances in information technology and instrumentation are used in human biology studies. Students in this class develop critical thinking skills and are capable of linking theory and experiments. The topics of this course are reinforced with a strong emphasis on laboratory experiences.