Biology

live: $ 480

rec.: $ 430

  • Overview
  • Curriculum
  • Teacher

WEDNESDAY 12:00 - 1:15 pm ET

Prerequisite: Physical Science

The goal of this course is to provide students with a deeper respect and understanding of living creatures as designed by God. Students study common characteristics to all living things, chemistry as it relates to life, cytology, mitosis and meiosis, chromosomes and proteins, ph, reproduction, genetics, taxonomy, human body systems and ecology. The course include relevant labs in which students may observe or participate. 

Weekly homework reinforces the concepts taught in class and the instructor is available during live office hours and by email to assist students. Additional time may be required of students to complete labs both with the instructor and independently. Assignments are graded and students receive a mid-term report as well as a year-end course credit report. Students may take this class for Honors credit.

  • Books / Textbooks
    • Friendly Biology by Joey Hajda, DVM MEd, Lisa B. Hajda, MEd
      Purchase
    • Friendly Biology Workbook by Joey Hajda, DVM MEd, Lisa B. Hajda, MEd
      Purchase
  • Other Materials
    • Lab list will be supplied by the instructor. Do not purchase the lab materials prior to class.
      Parent's Discretion

Katelyn Smidt

Katelyn Smidt has been married to her husband for 4 years. They have a 19 month old son, Tyson and another boy on the way, Gideon. She enjoys volunteering at her church, hanging out with her family, teaching those who are hungry to learn, and being a stay-at-home mommy to her sweet little man. 

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