About the Science Program at YEA
The Science Program at YEA is organized by the YEA Student Board. It offers various activities, including YEA Science Competition, Fun Bio & Chem Workshop Series (since 2020), and Biology Olympiad Prep.
YEA Science Competition: schedule and details will be announced
Fun Bio & Chem Workshop Series: schedule and details will be announced
(New) Biology Olympiad Prep:
What: A pathway to USA Biology Olympiad.
Instructor: Emily Ren, Vice President at Young Engineers in Action, USABO Semifinalist, Science Olympiad medalist, Co-President of Diamond Bar High School USABO Club
Plan: 1-hour virtual class per week until the USABO semifinal exam in 3/2023; 1 topic covered per week, with lectures, in-class and after-class practices of USABO real exam questions.
Schedule: 9:00-10:00pm every Friday, starting 5/27/2022.
Who should attend: For middle and high schoolers who have basic knowledge of biology and are interested in taking USA Biology Olympiad open exams in 2023 and/or 2024.
Cost: $100 for 10 classes or $400 for all 40 classes as administration fee
Registration: click the link for registration online.
Week 1: Fundamental Units of Life
Week 2: Chemical Components of Cell
Week 3: Energy, Catalysis, Biosynthesis
Week 4: Protein Structure and Function
Week 5: Cell Membrane
Week 6: Protein Transport
Week 7: Cell Respiration
Week 8: Photosynthesis
Week 9: Cell Communication
Week 10: Cytoskeleton
Week 11: The Cell-Division Cycle
Week 12: Sex Reproduction
Week 13: Tissues, Stem Cells, Cancer
Week 14: Genetics (1)
Week 15: Genetics (2)
Week 16: Genetics (3)
Week 17: Genetics (4)
Week 18: Ethology
Week 19: Biosystematics
Week 20: Bacteria, Archaea, Protists (1)
Week 21: Bacteria, Archaea, Protists (2)
Week 22: Plant Anatomy & Physiology (1)
Week 23: Plant Anatomy & Physiology (2)
Week 24: Plant Anatomy & Physiology (3)
Week 25: Animal Anatomy & Physiology (1)
Week 26: Animal Anatomy & Physiology (2)
Week 27: Animal Anatomy & Physiology (3)
Week 28: Animal Anatomy & Physiology (4)
Week 29: Animal Anatomy & Physiology (5)
Week 30: Animal Anatomy & Physiology (6)
Week 31: Animal Anatomy & Physiology (7)
Week 32: Animal Anatomy & Physiology (8)
Week 33: Ecology (1)
Week 34: Ecology (2)
Week 35: Comprehensive Practice (1)
Week 36: Comprehensive Practice (2)
Week 37: Comprehensive Practice (3)
Week 38: Comprehensive Practice (4)
Week 39: Comprehensive Practice (5)
Week 40: Comprehensive Practice (6)
*This class schedule is tentative and subject to change.