This course is designed to give students a strong grasp of the biological concepts and the major themes that can be applied to life sciences. Evolution, biodiversity, cell biology, ecology and the structure and function of body systems will be explored. Students will gain an understanding as to how interdependent these things are to life on Earth, as well as how this understanding can help protect the future. A variety of labs, assessments and projects will be used to measure student understanding and mastery.