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Course Description for SBI4U Grade 12 Biology Online Course


Grade 12 Biology (SBI4U) 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. 

Summary of Units and Timelines for Grade 12 Biology SBI4U

Below is the suggested sequence of course unit delivery as well as the recommended number of hours to complete the respective unit. Please note that while the unit called “Scientific Investigation Skills and Career Exploration” is not listed below however the specific expectations listed in this unit are threaded and incorporated within the delivery and assessment of the other five units. For complete details of targeted expectations within each unit and activity, please see each Unit Overview found in the SBI4U course profile.


Unit Order

Unit Name

Suggested Time

Unit 1


20 hours

Unit 2

Metabolic Processes

20 hours


Mid Semester Point

Unit 3

Molecular Genetics

20 hours

Unit 4


25 hours

Unit 5

Population Dynamics

20 hours


Course Culminating Activity

5 Hours



Total: 110 hours

Grade 12 Biology-SBI4U

  • Courses are not refundable. You may change your course within 7 days of purchase with no extra charge.

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