Biology Honors EVP

  • Name:

    Biology Honors EVP (BIOL250e)

  • Department:

    Enriched Virtual

  • Credits:

    1.0 (yearlong course)

  • Suggested Prerequisites:

    Physical Science (PHSC100); a grade of an 85% or higher in the subjectarea course taken the previous year.

Biology Honors EVP

Description:

In this honors course, students will expand their understanding of God's complex creation. Students will classify systems to survey living organisms. They will participate in lab activities and simulations to examine the structures and processes in living organisms. By applying concepts in statistics and probability, students will explore the mechanisms for inheritance and variation. Students will also analyze interactions within ecosystems and the effects of human activity.

Special Notes::

This course is a part of the honors track, and intentional focus will be on the required knowledge, critical thinking, and analytical skills needed to prepare a student to be successful in future upper level and Advanced Placement® (AP®) courses.

Special Instructions:

As part of the EVP program, this course will have a live class requirement once a week at a set time; please see the website for time choices. This live class will include teaching, discussion with classmates from around the world, demonstrations, questions and answers, and other aspects of a live classroom. Students will have weekly due dates and stay on a traditional coursework schedule.

Semester 1: August 31 - January 24

Fall Break: November 23 - 27

Christmas Break: December 21 - January 1

Semester 2: January 25 - June 6

Spring Break: March 29 - April 2

Times: Tuesdays 7:00 am OR Tuesdays 1:00 pm US Central Time

FROM THE TEACHER

Whether it is observing living organisms in their environments, the micro-world of the cell, genetics, animal behavior, or the interaction of populations, there has never been a more exciting time to study the topic of Biology. As a feature of our live, interactive class, we have the extraordinary experience of discovering these incredible facets of God’s amazing creation as a part of a unique learning community. Please join us as we explore the fascinating world of Biology together.

If there are books and materials for this course, they can be purchased from our Online Bookstore.

Student Feedback

I really enjoyed this course. It was easy to navigate and the tests weren't super hard. I liked that the tests were just unit tests instead of mid-term and semester.

Jordan

This is a useful and practical course. I enjoy studying it.

Maverick

This course really helped me like social studies. In fact it is now my favorite subject.

Brisa
NorthStar Academy (NSA) is a fully accredited online, private, college preparatory Christian school offering students in 4th-12th grades a rigorous and high quality academic program taught by highly qualified, mission-minded, Christian educators in a supportive and encouraging environment.

Copyright © 1998 -2020, NorthStar Academy. All Rights Reserved. AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.