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AICE Biology AS Lab Topics

Lab overview   Lab write  IV & DV

 

A. Cell Structure ch 1

Microscope Measurement; Calibration

Microscope labs, TS Monocot & Dicot leaf

Plant Tissue

photo by Mrs. King 2012

B. Biological Molecules ch 2

Practical 3: Reducing and non reducing sugars

Practical 4: Metabolism of different carbohydrates by yeast (photos)

 

C. Enzymes ch 3

Enzyme Catalysis Lab

Effect of pH on Enzymes

Effect of inhibitors on enzymes

 

D. Cell Membranes and Transport ch 4

Diffusion Lab

Using beetroot to investigate cell membrane permeability

Osmosis

Plasmolysis and water potential

 

E. Cell and Nuclear Division ch 6

Onion Tip Mitosis

Chromosome observation- prepared root tip squash

 

F. Genetic Control ch 5

The extraction of DNA from onions

 

G. Transport ch 8, 9 & 10

Physiology of the Circulatory System

Mammalian Tissues/Histology (microscope)

Heart Dissection

Effect of temperature and light on transpiration rate

Investigate transport of water using celery

 

H. Gas Exchange ch 11

Cardiology  virtual lab

 

 

I. Infectious Disease ch 13

Bacteria & Viruses/microscope slides

 

J. Immunity  ch 14

Blood Cell Smear/ microscope slides

Immunology Lab

 

K. Ecology ch 7

Food chains & food webs - field observation

 

AP/AICE Lab Photos

 

Bio Coach 

Good Review/"Revision"

LabBench: Campbell & Reese

Virtual Lab Bench  

(no password necessary)

Video instruction of the 12 Virtual Lab Bench labs above

Glenco Virtual Labs- Raven 9th ed

Kristin King    
AICE Biology Text Book Correlations to Supplemental Texts
Cambridge AS Level and A Level Biology  2nd edition by Mary Jones, Richard Fosbery, Dennis Taylor, Jennifer Gregory
Chapter          
Part 1: AS Level Raven, 9th Ed. Supp. Camp./ Reece 7th ed Supp. Sylb. Corre. Cambridge AS Level and A Level Biology  2nd edition
Chapter Title
Key Word From page To page Labs
1 4 6 A Cell Structure cell theory, organelles 2 20 Microscope labs:TS Monocot & Dicot leaf,  Measurement & Calibration, Plan Diagrams
2 2, 3 2,3,4,5 B Biological Molecules water, carbon, biochemistry 21 40 Practical 3: Reducing and non reducing sugars
Practical 4: Metabolism of different carbohydrates by yeast
3 6 8 C Enzymes metabolism 41 49 Enzyme catalysis, Effect of inhibitors on enzymes,
Effect of pH on enzymes
4 5 7 D Cell membranes and transport structure 50 63 Diffusion Lab, Using beetroot to investigate cell membrane permeability, Plasmolysis and water potential
5 14 17 F Genetic control of protein structure and function   64 75 Extraction of DNA from onions
6 10 12 & 13 E Nuclear division   76 88 Onion tip mitosis
7 58, 59 54 K Energy and ecosystems ecology 89 97 Project- field investigation
8 50 42 G The mammalian transport system transport 98 115 Mammalian Tissues/Histology
9 50 42 G The mammalian heart   116 123 Physiology of the Circulatory System, Heart dissection
10 38 35 G Transport in multicellular plants transport 124 141 Transpiration Lab 
11 49 42 H Gaseous exchange   142 149 Cardiology virtual lab
12     H Smoking and disease   150 164 Project
13 52 18 I Infectious diseases   165 179 Bacteria & Viruses/microscope slides
14 52 43 J Immunity   180 194 Blood smear micro slides; immunology virtual lab
        A Level = independent study        
Part 2:  A Level Raven, 9th Ed. Supp. Camp./ Reece Supp. Sylb. Corre. Title Key Word From page To page Labs
15 7   L Energy and respiration   196 210  
16 8   M Photosynthesis   211 220  
17 11 thru 18   O Meiosis, genetics and gene control inherited change 221 243  
18 20 thru 23   P Selection and evolution   244 256  
19 46   N Control, coordination and homeostasis regulation & control 257 294  
20 26, 60   Q Biodiversity and conservation   295 302  
21 18   R Gene technology   303 313  
22 17   S  Biotechnology   314 325  
23 37   T Crop plants   326 340  
24 53   U Aspects of human reproduction   341 353  

 

Last modified: August 02, 2013