Biology 30

Through the study of living things, students will learn about the theory of evolution, the chemical basis of life, the study of cells, classical and molecular genetics, basic metabolism and DNA replication, transcription and translation.

Science-focused, high-school-catalogue, live broadcast


Environmental Science 20 or Health Science 20


Online Asynchronous OR Live Broadcast


Science 30 or Elective 30

What Will I Learn?

Students will explore how all living things demonstrate a base level of similarity and conversely, the ways they are unique and learn how living things obtain energy, utilize nutrients and transport substances within their structure.

Biology 30 also dives into evolution, the concepts of genetics, cell structure and function and the diversity of life at the cellular and organ system levels.

Online Asynchronous OR Live Broadcast

Students have the option to enroll in the Biology 30 online asynchronous course OR the Biology 30 live broadcast synchronous course.

  • Online asynchronous: students can take Biology 30 anywhere, anytime.

  • Live broadcast synchronous: students attend a live broadcast at a specific time, every week. If you're interested in enrolling in the Biology 30 synchronous course, please review the live broadcast details.

Units of Study

What is life

Energy and transport


Diversity of life



This course requires a final exam to be supervised by a proctor

Course Materials

You Will Need

Scientific Calculator (on occasion)

Supplied by the DLC


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