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Offered: Grade 9, 10, 11, 12
Credit: up to 2
Length: Year
Prerequisite: None
Type of Credit: Math

The purpose of this course is to provide students with significant cognitive disabilities access to the concepts and content of biology I. Understanding the diverse characteristics of and dynamic relationship between life forms, processes, and the environment improves the ability to predict how we develop, maintain health, and impact our surroundings. The content of this course should include, but not be limited to: biological processes, cell structure and function, health-related issues and concerns, physiological processes, characteristics and classifications of plants and animals, plant and animal development, adaptation, and inter-relationships, plant, animal, and environment inter-relationships, renewable and non-renewable resources, scientific investigation.