5074 Advanced Life Science, Plants and Soils (L)

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2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum
Counts as: 
An elective or directed elective for all diplomas.
Course Description: 

Advanced Life Science: Plants and Soils is a two semester course that provides students with opportunities to participate in a variety of activities including laboratory work. Students study concepts, principles, and theories associated with plants and soils. Knowledge gained enables them to better understand the workings of agricultural and horticultural practices. They recognize how plants are classified, grow, function, and reproduce. Students explore plant genetics and the use of plants by humans. They examine plant evolution and the role of plants in ecology. Students investigate, through laboratories and fieldwork, how plants function and how soil influences plant life.

Local Learning Opportunities
Recommended Grade: 
Grade 11
Grade 12
Industry or Service: 
Health Sciences
Program Type: 
Next Level Programs of Study Courses
Course Code: 
Required Prerequisites: 
Principles of Agriculture
Recommended Prerequisites: 
Introduction to Agriculture; Plant and Soil Science; Food and Natural Resources; Biology; Chemistry
Fulfills a science requirement for all diplomas. Qualifies as a quantitative reasoning course.