- 1. Introduction to Life Science
Introduction to scientific investigations, methods, observations, and communication.
- 2. Cell Biology
Covers the cell, cell transport, metabolism, division, and reproduction.
- 3. Molecular Biology and Genetics
Covers molecular biology, DNA, RNA, protein synthesis, Mendelian and non-Mendelian genetics, human genetics, and biotechnology.
- 4. Evolution
Covers Darwin's theory of evolution, natural selection, evidence of evolution, speciation, and Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium
- 5. Prokaryotes
Covers prokaryotes and archaea.
- 6. Protists and Fungi
Covers protists, their nutrition, characteristics, and classification, and fungi, their reproduction, symbiotic relationships, parts, and uses.
- 7. Plants
Covers different kinds of plants, including vascular seedless, nonvascular seedless, gymnosperms, angiosperms and discusses reproduction, plant hormones and tropism.
- 8. Animals
Covers animal behaviors which include innate, learned, cyclical, and social.
- 9. Invertebrates
Covers invertebrates including worms, mollusks, echinoderms, arthropods, and insects.
- 10. Vertebrates
Introduces the characteristics and classification of vertebrates, including jawless fish, cartilaginous fish, bony fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.
- 11. Human Biology
Covers human physiology including the skin, skeletal, muscular, digestive, cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous, excretory, immune, and reproductive systems.
- 12. Ecology
An introduction to ecology and includes discussions on biomes, populations, ecosystems, pollution, resources, and energy