Marine Biology involves the study of selected groups of marine plants and animals to develop an understanding of biological marine principles. Topics will include the marine environment, adaptations of marine life, and the effect of humans on the marine ecosystem.
This course may include the dissection of preserved animal specimens. Alternative activities are provided should the student or parent request non-participation. The parent should submit a written request for the alternative activities to the course instructor. This course satisfies the Maryland Environmental Literacy Graduation requirement.