This Biology course covers everything from the smallest cells to the largest biomes. Students will learn laboratory skills like keeping up a lab notebook, proper microscope use, correct dissection technique, and many other lab skills. All curriculum, tests, and grading is provided by the teacher. All lab supplies are included in the class price with a few exceptions. Students will be asked to provide gloves, safety glasses, and things like produce, flowers, and leaves. The dissections are wonderful learning experiences and can be very memorable. Those who do not want to do the dissections will be asked if they are comfortable watching others do the dissecting. There are other alternatives available if the dissections are especially problematic. The class will also be supplemented with learning aids such as youtube videos, quilt study sets Students completing Biology should have a good basic understanding and appreciation of the living world as well as the skills necessary to succeed in future science endeavors.