Course Outline

Grade 11 University Biology

    This course furthers students understanding of the processes involved in biological systems. Students will study cellular functions, genetic continuity, internal systems and regulation, plant anatomy, growth and functions, and diversity of living things. The course focuses on the theoretical aspects of the topics under study, and helps students refine the skills related to scientific investigation.

Grade 11 University Biology
Cellular Biology
Animal Anatomy and Physiology
Plant Structure and Physiology
Diversity of Living Things

Assessment of Student Achievement

    Student achievement is based on meeting the overall and specific expectations of the course. The expectations cover the following four areas of student learning:
  1. Knowledge and Understanding
  2. Inquiry and Problem Solving
  3. Communications
  4. Connections
    A daily out of class component is to be completed to ensure basic concepts and applications are understood. Summative testing will occur in each section. Final success in this program will be the result of accumulated daily successes in each area. An emphasis will be placed on skills and safe practices in the laboratory.

Report 1 - ancedotal

Reports - (mid-semester and end of semester)

Marks based on the following chart

Areas of Student Learning Knowledge/Understanding Inquiry/Problem Solving Communications/Connections Final
Sample Activities Quiz,Tests,Reports Labs,Reseach Notebooks,Reports,Research Project,Exam
Final Mark %
30 %
30 %
20/20 %

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