AP Biology

This challenging two-semester course engages you in a wide variety of activities. There is substantial emphasis on interpreting and collecting data in virtual labs, writing analytical essays, and mastering biology concepts.

Major Concepts:

  • Science as a Process
  • Relationship of Structure to
  • Function
  • Energy Transfer
  • Regulation
  • Science
  • Technology & Society
  • Continuity and Change
  • Evolution
  • Interdependence in Nature
  • Scientific method
  • Basic chemistry
  • Organic chemistry
  • Polymerization
  • Isomers
  • Functional groups
  • Biochemistry
  • Properties of water
  • Metabolism
  • Enzymes
  • Cell structure and function
  • Cell processes
  • Cell division
  • Cell research including information on cancer cells, and gametogenesis
  • Inheritance and genetics
  • Mendel’s work in genetics
  • Statistical analysis of genetic information
  • Non-Mendelian patterns of inheritance
  • Nuclear processes, role of DNA and/or RNA in replication, transcription and translation
  • Mutations and how these can be seen in populations
  • DNA technology
    Evolution
  • Genetic drift and gene flow
  • Mutations in populations
  • Non-random mating
  • Natural selection
  • Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium
  • Macroevolution
  • Relationship of Structure to Function
  • Continuity and Change
  • Interdependence in Nature
  • Evolution
  • Energy Transfer
  • Regulation
  • Systematics
  • Viruses, bacteria, and fungi
  • Plant evolution and diversity
  • Alternation of generations/plant life cycles
  • Plant structure and function
  • Plant growth and reproduction
  • Plant nutrients and hormones
  • Photosynthesis
  • Phylogeny and animal diversity
  • Transport in animal systems
  • Immunology
  • Osmoregulation
  • Chemical regulation
  • Reproduction and development
  • Nervous system
  • Muscular and skeletal system
  • Levels of organization
  • Biotic and abiotic factors
  • Ecosystems, populations, and communities
  • Symbiosis, food webs, and keystone predators
  • Biogeochemical cycles in the environment
S.No.Program NameFee ComponentAmount (USD)Description
1.RegularCourse Fee$ 400To be paid by the student at the time of Registration.

Grade Level

  Grade 11, 12

Duration

  Annual

Requirements

 Household items for lab experiments

Prerequisites

Biology 1, Chemistry 1 and Algebra 1 recommended

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