Instructor: Dr. James Lin

7th & 8th Grade

2018 - 2019 - Lesson Plan - Saturdays 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm - Diamond Bar/Walnut

30 weeks 1.5 hours per week

$1800

 

Textbook: Prentice Hall Biology
Approximately 1 chapter per week
Lecture accompanied by PowerPoint slides
Homework packet due same week as a lesson
Lesson test the same week as a lesson
Students take SAT Biology test at the end of the class.

Honors Biology

AP Biology

8th Grade & High School  Updated

DB/Walnut: 2018-19: Sundays 9:00 am - 11:00 am or 12:00 pm

Irvine: Saturdays 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (8/25/2018 - 2/9/2019, first 24 weeks) 

             Saturdays 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (2/23/2019 - 5/4/2019, 10-week Intensive Prep)

34 weeks, $3500

First 24 weeks, 2 hours per week

Last 10 weeks, 3 hours per week (Intensive AP Prep, $1500 if register separately)

 

Textbook: Campbell Biology, Concepts & Connections, 7th Edition or newer
Approximately 1 chapter per week
Lecture accompanied by PowerPoint slides
Lesson test on the same day, so students need to study beforehand
Last 10 weeks 1 AP Biology practice test every two weeks
Students take AP Biology test at the end of the class.

 

Intensive AP Biology Prep

10-Weeks, $1,500

Saturdays 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Irvine

Sundays 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Diamond Bar/Walnut

Sundays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Diamond Bar/Walnut

 

The class covers all important topics for the AP Biology test.

Weeks 1 - 5: Cell Biology, Genetics 

Weeks 6 - 8: Evolution, Plants, Biosystematics

Week 9: Animal Physiology

Week 10: Animal Behavior, Ecology

 

Students take one real AP Biology test every 2 weeks.

 

Intermediate Biology Olympiad

8th Grade & High School  Updated

2018-19: Sundays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm -- Diamond Bar/Walnut

2018-19: Saturdays 9:00 am - 12:00 pm -- Irvine

24 weeks 3 hours per week

$4000

 

Textbook: Campbell Biology 9th Edition or newer
2 chapters per week in the first 24 weeks
Review for AP Biology in the last 10 weeks
Lecture accompanied by PowerPoint slides
Lesson test on the same day, so students need to study beforehand
USABO practice test every week, the student must take in class
Students take the USABO Open Exam in February, USABO Semifinal Exam in March, NBC in April and SAT Biology and AP Biology in May.

For Top Biology Students (By Invitation Only)     

2018 - 19: Sundays 5:00 - 7:30 pm -- Diamond Bar/Walnut (Class Calendar)

20 weeks 2.5 hours per week  

$3000  
                                                      

Required Textbooks: Essential Cell Biology, Raven Biology of Plants, Campbell Biology

Recommended Textbook: Human Physiology
Approximately 3 chapters per week
Lecture accompanied by PowerPoint slides
Practice tests in class every week
Students take the USABO Open Exam in February, USABO Semifinal Exam in March, and NBC in April. In addition, students may attend the USABO Finals Training Camp in June.

 
 
 
 

Cambridge Institute Chino Hills

5847 Pine Ave.                                    

Chino Hills, CA 91709

(909) 680-8137

Cambridge Institute Walnut/DB

727 Brea Canyon Rd., #10

Walnut, CA 91789

(909) 444-5555

Office Hours:

Monday -- Friday: 1 to 7 PM

Saturday: 10 AM to 8 PM

Sunday: 9 AM to 8 PM

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