Friendly Biology (Secular Version)
Friendly Biology opens the world of biology to high school students in a gentle, non-intimidating manner. Students are led through meaningful, well-written lessons and lab activities with the goal of attaining a greater respect for the beauty and complexity of living things. Topics covered include: Characteristics common to all living things; Basic chemistry as it pertains to living things; The roles of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids in living systems; Cytology; Mitosis and meiosis; Chromosome duplication and protein synthesis; The importance of pH in living systems; Methods of reproduction; Mendelian genetics; Taxonomy; A survey of members of each kingdom of living things with emphasis placed on various classes and orders of importance; An overview of all body systems of humans and Ecology of living things. 28 lessons with lab activities included. Worksheet pages sold separately in Student Workbook. Tests sold separately in Tests and Answer Keys Booklet.