Biology (Honors Biology)

DESCRIPTION:

This course will be using Apologia Biology by Dr. Jay Wile. The focus will be a 2 hour lab/class time including review of the material covered that week.  Sixteen modules cover cell life, genetics, creation science as an alternative to evolution, ecology, insects, plants, reptiles, mammals, and more. Dissections are required and are included in the lab kit that is purchased individually by the family.  This course is worth 1.5 credits due to the extensive lab requirements.

Teacher: Beth Grose

PREREQUISITES:

None

MATERIALS AND TEXTS:

Text: Exploring Creation with Biology 3rd Edition

https://www.christianbook.com/exploring-creation-with-biology-textbook/vicki-dincher/9781946506450/pd/506454?en=google&event=SHOP&kw=homeschool-40-60%7C506454&p=1179710&dv=c&gclid=Cj0KCQiA-aGCBhCwARIsAHDl5x_8MxAlrXkxMjjsmO2gVbPIDPQdLzzKkUVoauctY5CEkEGEt02lSLsaAlDTEALw_wcB

Exploring Creation with Biology Test Pages (3rd Edition)

https://www.christianbook.com/exploring-creation-with-biology-test-pages/vicki-dincher/9781946506474/pd/506474?event=CPOF

Exploring Creation with Biology Solutions and Test Manual

https://www.christianbook.com/exploring-creation-biology-solutions-test-manual/vicki-dincher/9781946506467/pd/506467?event=CPOF

Materials: Biology Dissection Kit (Dissection Pan with a pad,  Dissection Tools, and Specimens – earthworm, perch, frog, crayfish) Product #: AM-KTDISS  or order separately.

Ordering the specimens separately allows a better quality to be obtained.

Pan- Item# DE-FLEXPAN

Dissection Animals:

Frog – Item# PM-FROGXLG      Make sure it is double injected or triple injected

Earthworm – Item# PM-WORM

Crayfish- Item# PM-CRAYFSH

Perch – Item# PM-PERCH       The larger fish is easier to work with

Source: Apologia Educational Ministries; 1106 Meridian Plaza Suite 220; Anderson, IN 46016; 888-524-4724 or www.homesciencetools.com

Dissection tools:

https://www.enasco.com/p/Instructor%27s-Advanced-Dissecting-Kit%2BSB12625?searchText=advanced+dissection+tools

Dissection pins for Biology:

https://www.amazon.com/Premium-Quality-Dissection-Dissecting-Supplies/dp/B078ZH1TRK/ref=sr_1_2_sspa?keywords=dissection+pins&qid=1564886271&s=gateway&sr=8-2-spons&psc=1

Scoby to be ordered before week 2 of classes.

https://www.amazon.com/IBIV-Kombucha-Starter-Culture-Fermented/dp/B082VM2ZGV/ref=sr_1_11?dchild=1&keywords=scoby&qid=1595447037&sr=8-11&th=1