Honors Biology covers the same subject matter as Biology as well as additional topics, and includes more details. Emphasis is given to the development of scientific skills, including developing and using models, obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information, and constructing explanations and designing solutions. This course is for those students who possess either a high interest or ability in science and plan to enroll in advanced science courses. Laboratory experiences include microscopic work, technology applications, and basic laboratory skills. The course satisfies the graduation requirement of one unit of Biological Science.