Excel and Stats in Biology

  • Course number: T220S (Summer), T220F (Fall), T220F (Winter)
  • Grades Offered: 9-12
  • Credits: .25
  • Prerequisites: None

Course Description: Students in this .25 credit course will complete online study and practice learning activities related to using graphical and statistical analysis in biology in order to prepare for use of these skills as applied extensively in the lab component of MHS biology courses.

Instructional Methods/Assessments: Videos, online study assignments and assessment practice will be used to demonstrate the graphing and statistical analysis tools and study methods used in biology. Assessment is based upon practice activities, exams, and participation in online Schoology discussion board and/or live chat forums, such as Google Hangouts on Air.

Recommended Background for Success: Students will be expected to participate by reading and completing practice assignments and assessments. Students in this course will need to be motivated, independent learners with strong reading skills. This is a self-paced online course in which students will need to advocate for their learning needs via Schoology. Tonka Online orientation materials will be provided.

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