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How much homework is in Biology?

We estimate that the course workload will take 5-7 hours per week. Students will have 2 weeks to cover a chapter. During a typical week, students will complete the following:

  • 60–90 minutes of live class instruction
  • 10-15 pages of reading
  • 1 short vocabulary activity
  • 1 study guide
  • One or two pre-recorded instructional videos some weeks, 2-5 minutes each
  • Two to four virtual or hands-on lab experiments, 20–30 minutes each
  • Complete a quiz or test on the content of half a chapter
  • Students will also periodically compelte discussion prompts and one scaffolded formal lab report each semester