Biology 12

“You will enrich your life immeasurably if you approach it with a sense of wonder and discovery, and always challenge yourself to try new things.”
Nate Berkus

Why is blood in your veins blue? Where does food go after it reaches your stomach? What controls your reflex actions and where are hormones made? Biology has much to tell us about the human body. Every part of our being is affected by what we eat, the air we breath, and even the thoughts we choose. The science within Biology 12 can teach us to maintain health in our lives and to understand how our bodily systems work best.

Learners consider the inner workings of the human body through an exploration of its systems, their interrelationships, and how they create and support homeostasis. Genetic Theory and Cell Theory are also examined in this course. Learners complete 9 sections on the micro and macro human body systems, each with lessons, exercises, notes, assignments, and quizzes. The 9 sections include: Chemicals, Cells, Genes, Eating, Breathing, Blood and the Vascular System, The Urinary System, The Nervous System, and The Reproductive System. Learners create and explore with respect to human anatomy, physiology, and medicine.

Note: This course contains a SelfDesign end of course exam.

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