Advanced Biology

Topics covered include

the biochemistry of water, carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins, cytology, bioenergetics, mitosis, meiosis, DNA, protein synthesis, genetics, human physiology, animal physiology, ecology, plant biology, evolution, biodiversity, and neuroscience (including neural development, the human brain, perception of stimuli, innate and learned behavior, neuropharmacology, and ethology). Successful completion of this course with an A- or higher will prepare students for the AP Biology exam.