Biology is the study of interactions between living things and their environment. Students with a fundamental understanding of biology will increase their knowledge of the field through labs, activities, current event readings, note taking, and computer research. Emphasis is placed on topics that are relevant to the real world and include cancer, cell division, world diseases, evolution, global warming, ecology, human anataomy, genetics., and DNA. Each unit includes current event readings showing how the topic is in the news. A special empasis is also placed on graphing, reading, and alayzing data tables.