LIFE SCIENCES 11(BIOLOGY11)
COURSE CODE: MLFSC11

Life Sciences 11 provides students with a fundamental knowledge relating to all living things. Students will understand the characteristics that unify organisms, how they evolved over time and are classified into manageable groups according to evolutionary relationships. Students will gain an understanding how different animals and plants have structures suited for survival in their environments. The course covers the following big topics: Classification, Taxonomy and Evolution. Processes such as cellular respiration and photosynthesis and the structures of DNA and RNA are examined with respect to their role in evolution. This course will be taught through a variety of activities including class work, projects, labs and dissection.