BIO     Courtney lives with her husband Andrew and their two children (soon to be 3) in Murfreesboro, TN. Courtney graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. They are members of Redeeming Grace Church in Franklin, TN.    Courtney is passionate about how science and creation teach us about our Creator. Courtney’s heart in teaching students about science is to challenge them academically, ignite their passion to learn and help them have a greater understanding of how the world works, but most importantly, to allow this knowledge to stir their affections for our Creator.

BIO

Courtney lives with her husband Andrew and their two children (soon to be 3) in Murfreesboro, TN. Courtney graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. They are members of Redeeming Grace Church in Franklin, TN.

Courtney is passionate about how science and creation teach us about our Creator. Courtney’s heart in teaching students about science is to challenge them academically, ignite their passion to learn and help them have a greater understanding of how the world works, but most importantly, to allow this knowledge to stir their affections for our Creator.

Biology with Labs

32 WEEK CLASS

 

Tutor Name: Courtney Lara

Course Name: Biology (with Labs)

Required Text: 

  • Exploring Creation with Biology, 2 Edition
    (2 volumes – you need both the text and the answer key/ test booklet).
    ISBN-13: 978-1-932012-57-6; Apologia Educational Ministries, Inc.
    (If purchased used, make sure the test booklet has NOT been written in).

Other Fees: Lab Expenses: $75

Minimum Number of Students: 8

Maximum Number of Students: 

Course Description/Outline/Objectives: Biology is the study of life. This Biology course invites students to gain a broad overview of the various disciplines involved in the study of life. We will explore and discuss the five biological kingdoms. We will integrate hands on instructive labs to support the theories introduced in the different modules. Labs include animal dissections, microscopic life studies and many chemical process labs. The labs as well as class content will help students discover the complex intricacies involved in life. Class time is meant to supplement and enhance learning done at home. Thus, students are expected to arrive to class prepared to contribute and engage with their fellow classmates to enhance the learning environment. Although the majority of experiments will be performed in class, students will be asked to perform a number of experiments at home in order to heighten learning. In addition, tests will be taken at home and signed by parents.

Expected Weekly Time Commitment for Homework: 4- 6 hours

Course Description/Outline/Objectives: Biology is the study of life. This Biology course invites students to gain a broad overview of the various disciplines involved in the study of life. We will explore and discuss the five biological kingdoms. We will integrate hands on instructive labs to support the theories introduced in the different modules. Labs include animal dissections, microscopic life studies and many chemical process labs. The labs as well as class content will help students discover the complex intricacies involved in life. Class time is meant to supplement and enhance learning done at home. Thus, students are expected to arrive to class prepared to contribute and engage with their fellow classmates to enhance the learning environment. Although the majority of experiments will be performed in class, students will be asked to perform a number of experiments at home in order to heighten learning. In addition, tests will be taken at home and signed by parents.

Expected Weekly Time Commitment for Homework: 4- 6 hours

Prerequisites: Completion of Apologia’s General and Physical Science course is recommended, but is not required. No math prerequisites required.

Recommended Grade Level: 9th-10th grades

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