Biology

live: $ 480

rec.: $ 430

  • Overview
  • Curriculum
  • Teacher

Tuesday, 1:00 - 2:15 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. The Honors option costs an additional $25 per class. Be sure to check Honors on the registration form.

  • 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

On this wild ride called life, Helena Rutan currently hails from Charleston, SC. She considers mothering to be the highest possible calling anyone could have and loves to mother her own children as well as other peoples’; and, as God gives them, other mothers as well, helping individuals discover who they were created to be. Helena is a published artist and loves to create beauty where ever and whenever she can.

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