Advanced Biology
This year long biology class is a comprehensive survey of biology with biochemical emphasis. This class is intended for students who plan to pursue a two or four year college. Dissection is part of the lab work. The ability to work and study independently is necessary for successful completion of this class.






Syllabus






Lab report format:



Calendar of Due Dates









State Standards for Biology







Unit 1: Intro to Science and Biochemistry


First week of school:





Biochemistry and Macromolecules:















Macromolecule Poster Directions:
Fold your paper into 4 sections, label each: Carbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins, Nucleic Acids and include:
1. The definition
2. A drawing of the structural/atomic formula (see book or internet)
3. The function of the molecule
4. The monomers and polymers
5. Picture/drawing of real life example

Neat and colorful please!!











Enzymes:
Slides 8 to 21 only:











Review ppt:


Unit 2: Molecular Genetics
























Unit 3: Cells and Energy


ACT Practice Questions (Tomato):

Cell Unit Objectives:










Bacteria and Viruses:







Enzymes:



Tonicity:








ATP:





Cellular Respiration:




mitochondria/chloroplast coloring:

Photosynthesis:









Review Material


Plants:












Cell Unit Review Material:






Unit 4: Mitosis and Meiosis



Mitosis:








Meiosis:









Review:


Packet table of contents:
n1. Vocab
n2. Cell Cycle
n3. Mitosis Pre-lab
n4. Mitosis WebQuest
n5. Phases of Meiosis
n6. Meiosis Pre-lab
n7. Meiosis WebQuest
n8. Review (worth the most points!)
n9. Notes

Unit 5: Genetics and Punnett Squares


Genetics Objectives:




























Semester 1 Review



Careers in Science Research Paper and Presentation Instructions:




Second Semester


Unit 6: Evolution
















Evolution Review Game:

Unit 7: Phyla and Digestion

Animal Phyla:




Animal Diversity:


Invertebrates:


Vertebrates:






Animal Phyla Review:



Digestion:
















Unit 8: Circulatory System/Crayfish








Review Game:



Unit 9: Respiratory/Excretory/Echinoderm












Unit 10: Nervous System and Bones, Muscles, Joints















Review games:








Unit 11: Ecology


















Review game:



Final Exam Review


Review game: