• Merrillville High School
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    AP Biology B
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    BIOLOGY, ADVANCED PLACEMENT A & B       (L)                              

    Biology, Advanced Placement is a course based on the content established by the College Board. Topics include: (1) molecules and cells: chemistry of life, cells, cellular energetics; (2) heredity and evolution: heredity, molecular genetics, evolutionary biology; and (3) organisms and populations: diversity of organisms, structure and function of plants and animals, ecology. The major themes of the course include: science as a process, evolution, energy transfer, continuity and change, relationship of structure to function, regulation, interdependence in nature and science, technology, and society. A comprehensive description of this course can be found on the College Board AP Central Course Description web page at: http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/courses/descriptions/index.html

    • Recommended Grade Level:  11 – 12
    • Recommended Prerequisite:  Biology I and Chemistry I
    • Credits: 2 trimester course for 2 credits
    • Counts as a Science Course for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas
    • A Career Academic Sequence or Flex Credit course
    • Dual College credit available
     
     
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