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    MR. MILLS

    425 AP BIOLOGY ADVANCED (NCAA APPROVED)    1 CREDIT

    Prerequisite: Successful completion of Living Environment, Chemistry, Higher Level Math  (See Advanced Placement Criteria) 

    An overall, in-depth approach to College Biology which makes constant references to the diversity 
    of organisms. Inter-dependence of organisms and their environment, adaptation and behavior, and
    evolution are studied. In-depth study of selective areas and zoology, botany, comparative anatomy,
    cellular physiology, genetics and heredity, and molecular biology are part of this curriculum. 

    Eight lecture periods per week plus independent research and extensive laboratory projects.  The
    examination of the Advanced Placement Program of the College Board must be passed. 

     

    College Credit:  It is possible to obtain placement, credit or both.  Must take the AP Exam in early May.

     

    427 HUMAN ANATOMY (NCAA APPROVED)    1 CREDIT

    This course is designed for juniors and seniors who have successfully completed the Living Environment and who might elect an additional biology course to supplement their practical understanding of the human body and may not be interested in, or qualify for, the AP Biology course offered.

    This non-lab course will include hands-on activities using laboratory equipment and procedures to expand on the abbreviated NYS Living Environment curriculum pertaining to the human body systems and diseases that affect such.  This course will introduce students to an expanded view of the human body and a wide variety of diseases/disorders that they may encounter within their lifetime.

     

    422 LIVING ENVIRONMENT RS (NCAA APPROVED) 1 credit

    Biology/Living Environment Regents is a required course designed to provide students with an awareness of the natural world; basic scientific concepts, stimulation of inductive reasoning, and a basic understanding of biological processes and generalizations.

    Topics included in this course are biochemistry, evolution, human physiology, reproduction and development, genetics, and ecology. The New York State Regents Exam in the final exam for this course.


    Lab work (1,200 minutes) is required to sit for New York State Regents Exam.

    email: tdmills@wallkillcsd.k12.ny.us

    phone: (845) 895-7150