Mr. Copel : A Block :

Week 1

Class Policies and Procedures

Introduction to Biology

1.1 Themes of Biology : vocab wksht:

1.2 Biology in Your World: vocab wksht:

Week 2

1.3 The Scientific Process: vocab wksht:

1.3 Lab Scientific Process: Mythbusters Video worksheet : Building a Better Airplane: lab worksheet

Cells

2.1 Nature of Matter: vocab wksht:

2.2 Water and Solutions: vocab wksht:

2.3 Chemistry of Cells: vocab wksht:

Week 3

Review 2.2 & 2.3 Chemistry of Cells

2.4 Energy and Chemical Reactions: vocab wksht:

3.1 Looking at Cells: vocab wksht : Microscope Wksht

3.2A Cell Features: Organelles : vocab wksht:

3.2B Cell Features: Cytoskeleton and Cell membrane : worksheet

Week 4

3.3 Cell Organelles: vocab wksht:

Review Chapters 3 Key Concepts: wksht

4.1 Passive Transport: vocab wksht

4.2 Active Transport: vocab sheet

QUIZ # 1 : Chapters 1 - 4 :

Week 5 : Photosynthesis

Quiz Review : Intro Food Chains and Energy Flow Through System

5.1 Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration: wksht

Half-day: PowerPoint lecture only:

5.2 Introduction Photosynthesis: : wksht

5.2B Photosynthesis: Advanced: wksht

Week 6 Cellular Respiration & Cell Cycle

Photosynthesis lab: Create a Photosynthesis flow-chart

5.3B Cellular Respiration : (condensed) : wksht

5.3 Cellular Respiration: (full version) wksht

6.1 Chromosomes: : wksht

6.2 Cell Cycle : : worksheet

6.3 Mitosis and Cytokinesis : : worksheet

Week 7 Meiosis & Forms reproduction

Ch 5 Review : : worksheet :

Ch 6 Review : : worksheet :

7.1 : Meiosis : : worksheet :

7.2 Sexual and Asexual Reproduction : : worksheet

8.1 Origin of Genetics : : worksheet

Week 8 Genetics & Mendal

8.2 Mendel's Theory of Genetics : : worksheet

8.3 Studying Heredity : : worksheet

8.4 Complex Patterns of Heredity : : worksheet :

8 Review Genetics: : worksheet : practice website

Research Project : Hybrids : Create a PowerPoint Project

Week 9 DNA's Structure

Research Project : Hybrids : Create a PowerPoint Project

9.1 Genetic Material and Viral genes and DNA : : worksheet

9.2 DNA's Structure : worksheet

9:3 Replication of DNA : worksheet

Lab : Build a Model of DNA's Structure

Week 10 DNA Replication

9 Review DNA Structure and Replication: worksheet

10.1 : How Are Proteins Made : worksheet

Field Trip: Museum Science

10.2 : Gene Regulation and Structure : worksheet

10 Review : Genes and Proteins + Gene Regulation and Structure : worksheet

Week 11 Genetic Engineering

11.1 : Gene Technology : worksheet

11.2 : Human Applications Genetic Engineering : worksheet

11.3 : Genetic Engineering in Agriculture : worksheet

11 Review Gene Technology : worksheet

Gene Technology Research Project: Use the Internet to research and write a one page (doublespaced) report that discusses a company or product that utilizes a form of gene technology.

Week 12: Brief History Evolution Life

12.1 : History of Life on Earth : worksheet

12.2 : Evolution of Cellular Life on Earth: worksheet

12.3 : Life Invaded the Land : worksheet

12 Review : History of Life on Earth : worksheet

  • Research Project: Develop a PowerPoint that describes one of the following topics we have covered in this chapter. To explore the topic further, you must create a minimum of 10 slides, each with a paragraph of text with an illustration

Week 13: Darwin & Evolution

13.1 : Theory of Natural Selection: Darwin : worksheet

13.2 : Evidence of Evolution : worksheet

13.3 : Examples of Evolution : worksheet

13 Review Darwin, Evolution, and Natural Selection : worksheet

Darwin Research Project : Create a report in PowerPoint (10 slides minimum), in your own words, describing one of the following topics.

Week 14: Classification Organisms and Populations

14.1 : Classification of Organisms : worksheet

14.2 : How Biologists Classify Organisms : worksheet

15.1 : How Populations Grow : worksheet

15.2 : How Populations Evolve : worksheet

15 Review : Populations : worksheet

Week 15: Ecosystems

16.1 : What is an Ecosystem? : worksheet

16.2 : Energy Flow in Ecosystems : worksheet

16.2B Project : Building a Food Web :

16.3 : Cycling of Materials in Ecosystems : worksheet

Week 16 : Ecosystems : Week Long Project

16 Review : Create a Presentation: One Week Project : due by Friday

Biological Communities: Biospheres

17.1 : Biological Communities : worksheet

Biome Project : 1 Day project

Week 17:

17.2 : How Competition Shapes Communities : worksheet

17.3 : Land Based Biosphere : worksheet

17.3B : Aquatic Biospheres : worksheet

18.1: The Environment / Global Change : worksheet

18.2 : Effects on Ecosystems : worksheet

18 Global Change Review : worksheet : Global Change Project

Week 18: Ecosystems and Fragile Environments

18.3 : Solving Environmental Issues : worksheet

Bio Unit 1: Unit 2 Review worksheet Unit 1 & 2 combined

Bio Unit 3 Review : Bio Unit 4 Review: worksheet Unit 3 & 4 combined

Technology Lesson : Digital Technology

BIOLOGY EXAM E Block : Starts 7:30 sharp

Week 20 : Exams

Earth Science II Exam G Block