Welcome to SBI3C
Grade 11 College Level Biology
Mrs. Kerr
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Tell me WHY you are taking SBI3C????
SBI 3C
 First & only biology course at the Senior College Level
 Mandatory prerequisite for many science programs at
the College level
What is Science?
Albert Einstein
The effort to discover, understand,
or to better understand how the natural world works.
You can think of it as trying to figure out
why or how the natural world works.
Anytime you ask the question “why” or “how”,
you are being a scientist.
WHAT IS BIOLOGY??
 Biology comes from the Greek word:
 bios, which means life
 Ology, which means study.
 A direct translation: biology is the study of life.
Units of Study
Unit 1: Cellular Biology
 Use of a microscope
 Cell structure & function
 Basic Chemistry (nutrients)
 Cell transport systems
 Photosynthesis/ Cellular respiration
Unit 2: Microbiology
 Taxonomy of the 5 kingdoms
 Overview of microorganisms
 viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa
 Uses of microorganisms in
biotechnology
Units of Study
Unit 3: Genetics
 Mitosis & meiosis
 Mendelian genetics
 Heredity
 Genetic disorders
 Advances in genetic engineering
Unit 4: Anatomy of Mammals
 Human digestive, respiratory & circulatory
systems
 Factors & disorders affecting these
systems
 Dissection of a fetal pig
Units of Study
Unit 5: Plants in the Natural Environment
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Structure & physiology of plants
Photosynthesis
Plant reproduction
Factors that affect plant growth
Roles of plants in ecosystems
Student Expectations
1. Attendance
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Students are responsible for any missed work
or assignments
Students must be prepared to complete any
missed test, quiz or lab upon their return to
school *
2. Homework
Could be assigned daily (time to work in class)
 Formal lab reports following lab activities
 specific due dates can be found at:
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Student Expectations
3. Materials
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1” Binder with paper, pen, pencil and textbook is expected
to be at every class.
4. Classroom
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New material is presented orally & through notes
Students are encouraged to keep an accurate record of
class notes & participate orally in class
Notebooks will be checked regularly
Student Expectations
5. WASHROOM AND WATER
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Must wait 45 min. Do not ask before 9:45AM
Please wait to leave the classroom until the lesson
is over. Also a great idea to go on break.
Look at the sign. Sing in and out
Student Expectations
6. CELL PHONES
 When needed I will let you know
- we have a clock on the wall : )
Student Expectations
7. FOOD AND DRINKS
This is a science lab…
Evaluation
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major tests
lab reports
assignments
quizzes
Summative
Exam
SAFETY!!!
 There are two systems to give you safety information.
In your home you have the Hazardous Household
Product Symbols (HHPS) on anything that might be
hazardous in some way.
 At work, at school, or in a science lab we have the
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
(WHMIS).
Very easy to use!