Is your child confused by the various theories of life and origins? Is it hard to sort out what is scientific and what isn’t?
Principles, Theories, & Precepts of Biology from Paradigm Accelerated Curriculum creates a strong foundation for college studies in science and theories about the origin of life.
The publisher takes a bold approach by challenging popular theories through use of the scientific method, application of DNA, and recent research to point out strengths and weaknesses of theories.
CHAPTER 1 ACTIVITY:
- Scientific method
- Early history of science
- Darwin’s theory of evolution (strengths & weaknesses)
- Characteristics of living organisms
- Chemical elements of life
- Atomic structure
- Atomic bonding
- Compounds & molecules
- Chemical reactions
- Carbs, lipids & proteins
- Nucleic acids
- Optical isomers
Principles, Theories, & Precepts of Biology may be completed in a classroom under guidance of a teacher, or through guided independent study with minimum student dependence on the teacher. Lab projects are not required but may easily be conducted as directed by the teacher.
Principles, Theories, & Precepts of Biology consists of six chapters of text and six companion student activity books. This course is designed to satisfy most state requirements for one high school biology transcript credit.
Teach your child how to sift the wheat from the chaff when it comes to scientific theories. Order Principles, Theories, & Precepts of Biology from Paradigm Accelerated Curriculum today!
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