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Biology Course Description, Course Syllabus

Textbook(s):

 Bio II: Campbell Reece Biology, 6th ed. Biology: Concepts and Connections  

 

AP Bio: Campbell Biology 10e AP Edition  online book & resources

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At LCHS, the AP Biology course consists of 2 semesters (36 weeks).  The first semester is labeled Honors Biology II  and second semester is labeled AP Biology.  The two semesters together make up the AP curriculum.  Students enrolled in AP Biology must be enrolled in both semesters.

AP Biology College Board Curriculum Framework

August  2015

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

3

Administrative Day

4

Registration Day

5

Inservice

6

Inservice

7

1st day of class

Welcome Students

bullet Syllabus
bulletCourse expectations
bulletHandouts to sign
bulletTextbooks
bullet LCHS Student Handbook

10

Biology Pre-Test

bullet53 MC Q's
bulletNot for a grade, determine baseline for learning gains

Home Learning:

bulletRead Ch. 1

11

Science Practices

bulletView video clips and take notes
bulletLab Safety
bullet Models
bullet Mathematics
bulletDiscussion

Fish Tank Assembly

12

Testing a Hypothesis

bulletThe Making of the Fittest- HHMI
bulletComplete data table and answer Q's 1-3

 

Take online safety test

13

Research

bulletCoop. groups
bulletCreate PPT- share with me and group
bulletCharacteristics of living things
bulletCompare/contrast structure and function of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells
bulletShort video clip
bulletTypes of viruses
bulletAPA citations

Home Learning:

bulletRead Ch. 4

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Stem Cells

bulletHHMI lecture on embryonic stem cells
bulletTake notes to use in your PowerPoint

17 (Computers)

Work on PowerPoint

bulletIncorporate embryonic and adult stem cell information - connect to a socially important issue/current event [CR5]

*AP Bio eTextbook

18   Open House

Membranes & Subcellular Organization

bulletBio Factsheets

Video resources

bullet Organization
bullet Membranes
bullet Transport

19

Vaccines - Calling the Shots

bulletNOVA video
bulletWrite facts about the documentary
bulletList pros and cons
bulletWrite a paragraph that conveys your viewpoint or stand about vaccinations

 

20

Virtual Lab

bulletComplete the Diffusion lab and take the quiz at the end.  Save or screen capture the quiz results and share them with me.

Read chapter 5

Try to log into the eTextbook page regarding membranes

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Virtual Lab

bullet Biomembranes I, Biomembranes II
bulletTake the quiz at the end.  Save or screen capture the quiz results and share them with me.

Finish up every aspect of your cell PPT and make sure you're ready to present on Monday.  All work should be at a college level.

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Presentations

Rubric posted on Google Classroom

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Presentations

 

Home learning: make sure you've read chapters 4 and 5

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Membranes & Subcellular Organization

bulletMembranes
bulletJunctions
bulletTransport

Handouts: serial dilutions

Resource: Membranes

27

Diffusion and Osmosis Lab

bulletAP Investigation #4, part 1

 

Home Learning: Begin formal lab write up - Due Sept. 8

Lab report format

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Diffusion and Osmosis Lab

bulletAP Investigation #4, part 2

 

Writing Tips

Pep Rally Today

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Diffusion and Osmosis Lab

bulletAP Investigation #4, part 3

 

 

September  2015

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

1

Diffusion and Osmosis Lab

bulletAP Investigation #4, part 4

 

2

Diffusion and Osmosis Lab

bulletAP Investigation #4,
bulletFinalize labs & clean equipment
bulletWork on lab report

3

Quiz

bulletMembranes & transport
bulletChapters 4 and 5

Diffusion and Osmosis Lab

bulletWork on lab report
bulletConstruct a group data table
bulletCompare class data

Log onto Google Classroom and begin Chemistry of Life assignment - Due 9/11

Parent Conferences 3:30-6:30

4

Water & Biological Molecules

bulletWater's properties
bulletCarbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins, Nucleic Acids

 

7

Labor Day Holiday

8

Biological Molecules

bulletNotes
bulletCarbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins, Nucleic Acids
bulletCopy chart on pg 48 in textbook

Due- Diffusion & Osmosis formal lab report

9

AIP Luncheon

Enzymes

bulletNotes
bulletDigestive enzymes worksheet

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Enzymes

bulletPPT notes (Google classroom)
bulletCatalytic Proteins
bulletGraphing

 

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Enzymes

bulletPre lab questions
bulletSet up for Monday's lab

Due: Chemistry of life questions

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Evolving Enzymes Lab

bulletGuided Activity

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Evolving Enzymes Lab

bulletInquiry
bulletUniprot.org  research amino acid sequences for known proteins

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Evolving Enzymes Lab

bulletInquiry - based on what you learned from lab on Monday, develop a question to test the enzyme activity of catalase

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Evolving Enzymes Lab

bulletInquiry, part 3
bulletFinalize experiment

 

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Enzyme Discussion

bulletComparing class data
bulletLab Report

Enzyme lab report due 9/25/15

21

Review

bulletNotes
bulletRead chapters on cells, biological molecules and enzymes
bullet Study aid

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Test: Chemistry of Life

bulletCells, Membranes, Biological Molecules  and Enzymes
bulletStudy chapters 3-5

Read Chapter 6

Log into Mastering Biology website using the link and code I sent you in Email.  When it asks for teacher code type in MBKING28057

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Cellular Energetics

Log into Mastering Biology site and view learning aids on today's date

bulletRole of ATP in anabolic and catabolic processes
bulletChemiosmosis
bulletGlycolysis, pyruvate, Krebs, ETC

 

Read Chapter 6   (Online ch 9)

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Cellular Energetics

bullet Video Lecture, Notes

Go to Online textbook and review the following topics

bulletGlycolysis, pyruvate, Krebs, ETC, Fermentation

Then take the online Respiration Quiz and send it to my email

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Review Testing Data

bulletLearning styles
bulletRevisit transport

Cellular Energetics

bulletPhotosynthesis Worksheet
bulletCalvin cycle

 

Due: Enzyme lab report

28  Spirit Week & HR

Cellular Energetics

bulletRead ch 6 (cellular respiration) and answer questions 1-12 on page 105
bulletRead ch 7 (photosynthesis) and answer questions 1-14 on page 121-122 Photosynthesis

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Quiz

Cellular Energetics

You will be presenting a PPT to the class in place of a printed lab report this time, however, the same rubric and set up will be followed.  Each slide should be titled according to the rubric.

bulletSet up PPT using your Investigation  5 lab packet and Investigation 4 packet
bulletShare with me before you leave class
bulletSet up data tables  and graphs needed

30  UTK Field Trip

Cellular Energetics

bulletType pre-lab and lab questions into presentation, remember you'll be conducting the respiration lab this week and the photosynthesis lab next week
bulletConduct the online Pre lab activity and online quiz  (select control/command + P, save as pdf to your drive and then share with me)
bulletView the lab set up video and then set up lab equipment

 

October 2015

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

1

Cellular Energetics Lab

bulletInvestigation 5: Respiration
bulletGuided inquiry
bulletPhotograph your lab and include in your PPT
bulletPlan inquiry activity

 

2 Activity Schedule

Cellular Energetics Lab

bulletInvestigation 5: Respiration
bulletInquiry Activity
bulletBegin setting up equipment for Investigation 4: Photosynthesis if time permits

5

Cellular Energetics

bulletPhotosynthesis PPT notes
bulletHandout- coloring sheets
bulletSet up equipment for Investigation 4: Photosynthesis

6

Cellular Energetics Lab

bulletInvestigation 4: Photosynthesis

7  Extended HR

Cellular Energetics Lab

bulletInvestigation 4: Photosynthesis

8  Extended HR

Cellular Energetics Lab

bulletInvestigation 4: Photosynthesis
bulletFinalize all data and presentations for Investigations 4 and 5

 

 

 

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Cellular Energetics Lab

bulletFinalize all data and presentations for Investigations 4 and 5

 

 

 

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Fall Break

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Fall Break

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Fall Break

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Fall Break

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Fall Break

19  NHS meeting 7:45

Presentations for Investigations 4 and 5

Homework: Log into masteringbiology.com site and complete the assignment for Ch 11 on Cell Communication (AP Book)

Due by 11:59 PM on 10/23/15

20   STEM DAY

Class will meet in room 216 for non-STEM students

Log into masteringbiology.com site and complete the assignment for Ch 11 on Cell Communication (AP Book) 

Due by 11:59 PM on 10/23/15

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Resume Presentations for Investigations 4 and 5

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Quiz

bulletPhotosynthesis and Respiration

Heredity (Big Idea 3)

bulletRead Chapter 8-Cellular Reproduction and Genetics (Bio II) or online Ch. 12 (AP)

 

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Heredity

bulletReview of Mitosis & Meiosis: coloring sheets

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Heredity

bulletEukaryotic chromosomes
bulletMeiosis/ Gametogenesis
bulletCancer

Virtual Lab: Meiosis, Cancer

Bio Factsheets

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ACT  Block 1-3

Quiz

bulletMitosis & Meiosis

Heredity

bulletRead chapter 9
bulletWork on Bio Factsheet handouts: The Eukaryotic Cell Cycle and Mitosis Biological Basis of Cancer
bulletDue Friday

Parent Teacher Conferences  3:30 - 6:30

28      PSAT

Heredity

bullet Karyotype Lab
bulletResearch the disorders your patients have
bulletWrite about what it is, giving details about cure, treatments, etc. What chromosomes are involved?
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Due 11/4/15

Home Learning: Read Chapter 9 (Bio II) or online Ch. 13 (AP)

 

 

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Heredity

bulletFinish Karyotype Lab
bulletResearch the disorders your patients have
bulletWrite about what it is, giving details about cure, treatments, etc. What chromosomes are involved?

 

Investigation 7: Cell Division   (Online AP Lab 3: Mitosis and Meiosis)

bulletComplete virtual lab and print out the  quiz and any data sheets that may be included

30

Heredity

bulletMendelism
bulletGenetic crosses
bulletInheritance patterns
bulletChi Square tests

 

Due: Bio Factsheets

 

November 2015

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

2

Mendelian Genetics Lab

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Follow protocol

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Germinate  Fast Plant seedlings, study F1 and F2, track inheritance

 

 

3

Lab

bulletObserve germinating seeds and record data

 

Handouts

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Tri-hybrid crosses

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Chi Square, Boseman, Khan

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Hardy-Weinberg, Boseman, Khan

4

Lab

bulletObserve germinating seeds and record data
bulletPlant the P1 and P2 germinated seeds in containers, marking them P1 and P2. You will continue to observe these plants for several weeks.

Eukaryotic Life Cycles

bulletResearch life cycles of sexually reproducing organisms.  Draw the different cycles and label the haploid and diploid parts of the cycle.  Examples: Human, Yeast, Fern, Moss, Angeosperm, etc.

Due: Karyotype lab

5

Lab

bulletObserve germinating seeds and record data
bulletPlant the F1 and F2 germinated seeds in containers, marking them F1 and F2. You will continue to observe these plants for several weeks.

Research the  use of Sacchaomyces cerevisiae in genetic studies

6

Quiz

Punnett square: dihybrid and trihybrid

Begin Inquiry

bulletGerminate the next generation of seed: Purple stem hairy and non-purple stem, hairless
bulletObservations

Read Cell Communication Lab protocol and answer pre-lab question

Work on practice problems

9

Mendelian Genetics Lab

bulletObserve Fast Plants and Record Data
bulletWork on lab questions and lab report
bulletChi Square Test Worksheet (s-16) and Hardy Weinberg Worksheet (s-18) with pooled class data
bullet Individual data too small to provide accurate tests
bulletPaperwork due Friday 11/13

10

Cell Communication Lab

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Big Ideas 2 and 3

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Guided Activity

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Using sterile technique, students culture and mix 2 strains of yeast and then use microscopes to observe interaction between the strains over their life cycles. 

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Incubate plates

 

Home Learning:  Read Chapter 9 Bio II book (Ch. 14 AP Online)

11

Cell Communication Lab

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Inquiry Activity

bulletInvestigate mating pheromone communication by designing individual experiments
bulletHandouts: Mendelian Genetics packet and Hardy Weinberg

12

Cell Communication Lab

bulletComplete Inquiry Activity

Prepare Mini Posters from two overlapping file folders glued or taped together to record and present your lab inquiry results

bulletPresent Tuesday

13

Test - Mendelism, Mitosis, Meiosis (asexual and Sexual reproduction)

Due: Mendelian Genetics lab paperwork (no lab report)

16

Presentation of Cell Communication Lab Data

bulletWork on Mini posters

 

 

17

Presentation of Cell Communication Lab Data

bulletPeer Review
bulletEach group will present their mini posters
bulletTurn in completed packet and peer review sheet

18

Finish last presentation

Video segment on reproduction (Discovery Education)

Molecular Biology

bulletChapter 10: DNA & RNA structure and function
bulletReview Replication, transcription and translation (protein synthesis)
bullet Virtual Lab

Read chapter 10 Bio II, Chapter 16 AP Bio

19

Molecular Biology

bulletHHMI video clip on DNA
bulletTranscription and translation worksheet

 

20

Molecular Biology

bulletCracking the Genetic Code (NOVA)
bulletPractice problems and PPT on Google Classroom- finish for homework if you don't have time in class

23

Molecular Biology

bulletReview protein synthesis
bulletCheck worksheets
bulletQ & A

Read pages 200 -205, practice questions 1-10 page 207

 

24

Molecular Biology

Research:

bulletCreate PPT & share with me
bulletBacteria's role in gene regulation
bulletHow plants and animals are used in cloning
bulletWhat are the benefits and risks of genetic engineering

Due: Worksheets on protein synthesis and DNA Technology

25

Thanksgiving Vacation

26

Thanksgiving Vacation

27

Thanksgiving Vacation

30

Molecular Biology

Ch 11: Gene Regulation

bulletViral structure and replication, Antibiotic resistance, Mutation

Bacterial Identification Virtual Lab  Due 12/11

bulletPosted on  Google Classroom

Final Exam: Pick a Microbe Card and create a presentation.  Research what it is, what it does to the patient, cures, medical advances, etc.  Rubric will be posted shortly



December 2015
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

1

Molecular Biology

bulletEcoli
bulletPlasmid activity
bulletDue Friday

Home Learning: read bacterial transformation lab  background info

2

Presentations

bulletBacteria's role in gene regulation
bulletHow plants and animals are used in cloning
bulletWhat are the benefits and risks of genetic engineering

 

3

Finish Presentations

Virtual Pre Lab Practice

Set up your lab report document

 

Midterm: Microbe Rubric

4

Molecular Biology

bulletBacterial transformation lab
bulletPre lab

Due: Plasmid activity

Group lab report due by 12/17

7

Molecular Biology

bulletBacterial transformation lab

 

8

Molecular Biology

bulletBacterial transformation lab
bulletWork on Lab report
bullet Clean up and sterilize all work areas

 

9

Molecular Biology

bulletBacterial transformation lab
bulletWork on Lab repor

10

Molecular Biology

bulletWork on Microbe Presentations
bulletIf you have not gotten a microbe to research you should see me immediately
bullet Microbe Rubric

11

Pep Rally/ Activity Schedule

Weather Balloon Launch

bulletWork on Microbe Presentations

Due: HHMI Bacterial Identification Virtual Lab

14

Microbe Presentations

bullet Microbe Rubric
bulletCounts as midterm assignment
bulletBiology II/AP Midterm

 

15

Microbe Presentations

bullet Microbe Rubric

 

 

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Microbe Presentations

bullet Microbe Rubric


Return Bio II books and check out the Campbell 10e book if you are in 2nd sem. AP Bio

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Test Make up day

Class Social

bulletMovie
bulletEveryone bring a food item/treat to share

Due: Bacterial transformation lab report

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Test Make up day

Half day  4th and 5th block only

 

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Resources

AP Biology Video Review (Boseman)  AP Biology Review Cards 

 AP Biology Review Manual(Amazon)

Learnerator: AP Biology Review

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