BOTANY (0.5 Credit Available)

Science Elective
Must be completed in order.

Unit Code Unit Name Unit Description Credit(s) Fulfills
BBOTANY01 Unit 1: The Plant Kingdom & Plant-like Organisms In this unit, students will learn about the phyla of plants in Kingdom Plantae, including bryophytes, seedless vascular plants, and seed plants. Students will also learn about plant-like protists and fungi. 0.125 or 1/8th Science Elective
BBOTANY02 Unit 2: Plant Tissues & Organs Students will learn about plant tissues and organs, including roots, stems, leaves, flowers, and fruits. Students will learn about their structures and functions. 0.125 or 1/8th Science Elective
BBOTANY03 Unit 3: Plants of Utah In this unit, students will learn about the physical characteristics of plants like blade pattern and leaf arrangement. Students will then learn to identify 50 plants common to the state of Utah by their common name, scientific name, and family name. 0.125 or 1/8th Science Elective
BBOTANY04 Unit 4: Plant Physiology In this unit, students will learn about photosynthesis, cellular respiration, the cell cycle, plant hormones, plant responses, and plant adaptations. This course should be completed after botany 1 and 2. It may be taken concurrently with botany 3. 0.125 or 1/8th Science Elective