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.
About the Seller
Joey and Lisa Hajda are the home schooling parents of ten children aged 10-30 years. Joey has a doctorate degree in veterinary medicine and a masters degree in secondary and higher education (curriculum and instruction). Lisa has a bachelors degrees in animal and veterinary science, a masters degree in elementary education and is completing her doctoral work in education. Joey has taught science courses at the middle, high school and community college level for over 25 years. Their children (and now grandchildren) are all home schooled.