Fees: IB Exam Fee as appropriate; Workbook - $TBA

Learning Recommendations: Successful completion of SCI650 - IB Biology 1 HL with a grade of "B" or better is highly encouraged. Proficient in the use of computer software for word processing and spreadsheets. Completion of SCI300 - Chemistry recommended. Certificate or Diploma candidates who desire to sit for the HL exam must have taken IB Biology 1 HL.

General Description: This IB course builds and expands on the curriculum of IB Biology 1 HL. This course will prepare students for university-level biology courses, and it will also prepare students for the IB Biology Higher Level exam. This course fulfills one (1) college prep science requirement, as outlined by the Higher Education Board of the State of Washington (HEC Board), as a lab-based science course.

Content: Human Anatomy and Physiology, including:

  • Excretion
  • Neurobiology
  • Muscular systems
  • Immune system
  • Cellular respiration
  • Photosynthesis
  • Group 4 Project
  • Ecology and human impact on ecosystems
  • Plant science

Equipment to be provided by Student: 3-inch binder; composition book; scientific calculator (TI-83+, TI-84, or TI-Nspire)