Course Title: Biology, Grade 12, University Preparation
Course Code: SBI4U
Grade: 12
Course Type: University Preparation
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: SBI3U, Biology, Grade 11, University Preparation
Department: Science

Course Description

This course provides students with the opportunity for in-depth study of the concepts and processes that occur in biological systems. Students will study theory and conduct investigations in the areas of biochemistry, metabolic processes, molecular genetics, homeostasis, and population dynamics. Emphasis will be placed on the achievement of detailed knowledge and the refinement of skills needed for further study in various branches of the life sciences and related fields.

Course Outline
  • SBI4U Unit1 Overview
  • Accessibility to SBI4U Unit 1 Assignment
  • U1L1 Technological Applications of Enzyme Activity in Industries – Part 1 (A1.7, B1.1)
  • U1L2 Technological Applications of Enzyme Activity in Industries – Part 2 (A1.7, B1.1)
  • U1L3 Advances in Cellular Biology and Technological Applications- Part 1 (A1.9, B1.2)
  • U1L4 Advances in Cellular Biology and Technological Applications- Part 2 (A1.9, B1.2)
  • U1L5 Biochemistry Terminology (A1.1, B2.1)
  • U1L6 Investigating Movement of Substances Across Membrane (B2.2)
  • U1L7 Drawing 3D Molecules of Biochemical Compounds – Part 1 (B2.3)
  • U1L8 Drawing 3D Molecules of Biochemical Compounds – Part 2 (B2.3)
  • U1L9 Biological Tests of Compounds in Food Samples – Part 1 (A1.6, B2.4)
  • U1L10 Biological Tests of Compounds in Food Samples – Part 2 (A1.6, B2.4)
  • U1L11 Investigating Cellular Process in a Lab (B2.5)
  • U1L12 Roles of Organelles in Cellular Processes (B3.1)
  • U1L13 Structure of Important Biochemical Compounds – Part 1 (B3.2)
  • U1L14 Structure of Important Biochemical Compounds – Part 2 (B3.2)
  • U1L15 Common Functional Groups in Biological Molecules (B3.3)
  • U1L16 Chemical Structures and Mechanisms in Enzymes – Part 1 (B3.4)
  • U1L17 Chemical Structures and Mechanisms in Enzymes – Part 2 (B3.4)
  • U1L18 Four Types of Biochemical Reactions – Part 1 (B3.5)
  • U1L19 Four Types of Biochemical Reactions – Part 2 (B3.5)
  • U1L20 Structures of Cell Membranes (B3.6)
  • U1L21 Role of Metabolic Processes in Biotic and Abiotic Systems (C1.1)
  • U1L22 Metabolism Terminology (C2.1)
  • U1L23 Chemical Changes Associated with Cellular Respiration (C3.1)
  • U1L24 Matter and Energy Transformation in Cellular Respiration (C3.4)
  • Finish and Hand in SBI4U Unit 1 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • SBI4U Unit2 Overview
  • Accessibility to SBI4U Unit 2 Assignment
  • U2L1 Relevance in Understanding Cell Biology (Part 1) (C1.2)
  • U2L2 Relevance in Understanding Cell Biology (Part 2) (C1.2)
  • U2L3 Relevance in Understanding Cell Biology (Part 3) (C1.2)
  • U2L4 Laboratory Investigation of Process of Cellular Respiration (Part 1) (A1.2, C2.2)
  • U2L5 Laboratory Investigation of Process of Cellular Respiration (Part 2) (A1.2, C2.2)
  • U2L6 Laboratory Investigation of Photosynthesis (Part 1) (C2.3)
  • U2L7 Laboratory Investigation of Photosynthesis (Part 2) (C2.3)
  • U2L8 Chemical Changes and Conversions with Photosynthesis (Part 1) (C3.2)
  • U2L9 Chemical Changes and Conversions with Photosynthesis (Part 2) (C3.2)
  • U2L10 Law of Thermodynamics and Energy Transfer (Part 1) (C3.3)
  • U2L11 Law of Thermodynamics and Energy Transfer (Part 2) (C3.3)
  • U2L12 Molecular Genetics Terminology (Part 1) (D2.1)
  • U2L13 Molecular Genetics Terminology (Part 2) (D2.1)
  • U2L14 Analyzing DNA to Determine Genetic Code (Part 1) (D2.2)
  • U2L15 Analyzing DNA to Determine Genetic Code (Part 2) (D2.2)
  • U2L16 Comparing DNA and RNA and the Process of Protein Synthesis (Part 1) (A1.3, D3.2)
  • U2L17 Comparing DNA and RNA and the Process of Protein Synthesis (Part 2) (A1.3, D3.2)
  • U2L18 Steps in the Process of Protein Synthesis (Part 1) (D3.3)
  • U2L19 Steps in the Process of Protein Synthesis (Part 2) (D3.3)
  • U2L20 Steps in the Process of Protein Synthesis (Part 3) (D3.3)
  • U2L21 Mutagens Causing Mutations (Part 1) (A1.11 D3.4)
  • U2L22 Mutagens Causing Mutations (Part 2) (A1.11, D3.4)
  • U2L23 Historical Scientific Contributions for Molecular Genetics (Part 1) (D3.7)
  • U2L24 Historical Scientific Contributions for Molecular Genetics (Part 2) (D3.7)
  • Finish and Hand in SBI4U unit 2 assignment at the end of Unit
  • SBI4U Unit 2 Online Test
  • SBI4U Unit 3 Overview
  • Accessibility to SBI4U Unit 3 Assignment
  • U3L1 Social, Ethical and Legal Implications of Biotechnology (Part 1) (D1.1)
  • U3L2 Social, Ethical and Legal Implications of Biotechnology (Part 2) (D1.1)
  • U3L3 Key Aspects of Canadian Regulations for Biotechnology (Part 1 ) (D1.2)
  • U3L4 Key Aspects of Canadian Regulations for Biotechnology (Part 2) (D1.2)
  • U3L5 Investigation of Extracting DNA from Plant or Animal Protein (Part 1) (A1.8, D2.3)
  • U3L6 Investigation of Extracting DNA from Plant or Animal Protein (Part 2) (A1.8, D2.3)
  • U3L7 Investigating Cell Components of Protein Synthesis (Part 1) (D2.4)
  • U3L8 Investigating Cell Components of Protein Synthesis (Part 2) (D2.4)
  • U3L9 DNA Replication and Repair Mechanisms (Part 1) (D3.1)
  • U3L10 DNA Replication and Repair Mechanisms (Part 2) (D3.1)
  • U3L11 Genetic Modification (Part 1) (D3.5)
  • U3L12 Genetic Modification (Part 2) (D3.5)
  • U3L13 Functions of Cell Components in Biotechnology (Part 1) (D3.6)
  • U3L14 Functions of Cell Components in Biotechnology (Part 2) (D3.6)
  • U3L15 Homeostasis Terminology (E2.1)
  • U3L16 Essential Components of Homeostatic Process (Part 1) (A1.10, E2.2)
  • U3L17 Essential Components of Homeostatic Process (Part 2) (A1.10, E2.2)
  • U3L18 Investigating Feedback System (Part 1) (E2.3)
  • U3L19 Investigating Feedback System (Part 2) (E2.3)
  • U3L20 Endocrine, Excretory, and Nervous Systems and Homeostasis (Part 1) (A1.4, E3.1)
  • U3L21 Endocrine, Excretory, and Nervous Systems and Homeostasis (Part 2) (A1.4, E3.1)
  • U3L22 Reproductive Hormones and Homeostasis (A1.5, E3.2)
  • U3L23 Homeostatic Processes and Body Systems (Part 1) (E3.3)
  • U3L24 Homeostatic Processes and Body Systems (Part 2) (E3.3)
  • Finish and Hand in SBI4U unit 3 assignment at the end of Unit
  • SBI4U Unit 4 Overview
  • Accessibility to SBI4U Unit4 Assignment
  • U4L1 Effects on Human Body When Taking Chemical Substances (Part 1) (E1.1)
  • U4L2 Effects on Human Body When Taking Chemical Substances (Part 2) (E1.1)
  • U4L3 Health Issues From Human Activities in the Environment (Part 1) (E1.2)
  • U4L4 Health Issues From Human Activities in the Environment (Part 2) (E1.2)
  • U4L5 Investigating Response Mechanism of External Stimuli (E2.4)
  • U4L6 Human Effects on our Ecological Footprint (Part 1) (F1.1)
  • U4L7 Human Effects on our Ecological Footprint (Part 2) (F1.1)
  • U4L8 Canadian Technologies and Projects Nourishing Population (F1.2)
  • U4L9 Population Dynamics Terminology (F2.1)
  • U4L10 Calculating Population Growth of Species (Part 1)(F2.2)
  • U4L11 Calculating Population Growth of Species (Part 2)(F2.2)
  • U4L12 Characteristics of Population Growth (Part 1) (F2.3)
  • U4L13 Characteristics of Population Growth (Part 2) (F2.3)
  • U4L14 Concepts of Interaction Between Species (F3.1)
  • U4L15 Characteristics of Given Population (Part 1) (F3.2)
  • U4L16 Characteristics of Given Population (Part 2) (F3.2)
  • U4L17 Factors in Fluctuation in Populations (Part 1) (A1.12, F3.3)
  • U4L18 Factors in Fluctuation in Populations (Part 2) (A1.12, F3.3)
  • U4L19 Concept of Energy Transfer in Human Population (Part 1) (A1.13, F3.4)
  • U4L20 Concept of Energy Transfer in Human Population (Part 2) (A1.13, F3.4)
  • U4L21 Population Change and Hierarchy of Living Things (Part 1) (F3.5)
  • U4L22 Population Change and Hierarchy of Living Things (Part 2) (F3.5)
  • U4L23 Careers Related to Fields of Science (A2.1)
  • U4L24 Contributions of Scientists to Fields of Science (A2.2)
  • Finish and Hand in SBI4U Unit4 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • SBI4U Unit 4 Online Test
  • SBI4U Final Project
  • SBI4U Final Exam
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