AP Biology

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AP Biology - Do you want to major in science in college? This is the introductory, college level biology class. You will learn about genetics, ecology, evolution, animals, plants, other life forms, cells and technology as well as participate in at least 12 labs. The labs are inquiry based. You will devise your own question to investigate in groups. Field trips are part of this class.
 
 
 Top 5 Reasons
to choose this elective
 
Interesting course material
 
Labs you design yourself and perform to answer your own questions
 
Colleges like to see AP classes on transcripts
 
Motivated classmates
 
Makes the transition to more challenging college courses easier

Whats the Buzz
"Taking this class from Mrs. Lefavour taught me how to learn."  - Barbara B. 
 
"AP Biology made college biology a total cake walk."  - Jessica L.
 
"I loved learning about fungus in AP biology."  - Ryan D. 

 "AP Biology should be a double period; there is so much interesting material."  - Nicole H.
 
"I'm working at a wildlife animal preserve now. I use what I learned in AP Bio regularly. It's a great class. You will learn so much."  - Courtney M.

 

Career Opportunities
 
Medical Careers (doctor, nurse, medical aide/tech, physical therapist, veterinarian, X-ray fields, dentist, pharmacist)

Marine Biologist

Forestry (botanist, wildlife scientist)

Research/Bioengineering

Lawyer/Politician

 

 

 

Related Courses  BioTechnology, Chemistry, AP Chemistry
 
Who Can Register? Any student who has completed their 2 years of required science can register. Chemistry is strongly recommended either before AP Biology, or it may be taken concurrently (at the same time).
 
Syllabus Example   AP Biology
 
Special Opportunities   Students may participate in the BioExpo competition. Students may also take the AP exam for college credit.
 
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