Biology at Shaw High

by on Sep.15, 2009, under General Information

UNIT TOPIC

TEACHING DAYS

DATES

Reading

Activity

Homework

BEGINNING OF LIFE

5 days

9/14

9/15

9/16

9/17

9/18

How did Life Begin?

 


Was There Always Oxygen on Earth?

OGT Review

Quiz

Cosmic Calendar

 

Photosynthesis

 

 

Beetles, part one

EVOLUTION

13 days

 

 

9/21

9/22

 

9/23

9/24

9/25

9/28

9/29


9/30

10/1

10/2

10/5

10/6

Why do Animals Survive or Die?

 

 

Lamarck vs. Darwin

Who Came Up With Evolution

 

 

 

 

How Can You Tell Evolution …

 

How Do We Name Organisms?

 

How Do We Know So Much About …

Quiz

Evidence of Evolution & Great Fossil Find

 

 

Evolution & Diversity

Quiz, Beans & Birds

Graphing Opinions &

Nature’s Pharmacy

OGT Review

Sickle-Cell Anemia

Quiz, Dichot. Keys: Trees

Fossils & OGT Review

 

 

 

Evolution: What do you think?

 

 

 

 

OGT Review

CELL STRUCTURE & PROCESSES

15 days

 

10/7

10/9


10/12

10/13

10/15

10/19

10/20

10/21

11/2


11/3

11/4

11/5

11/6

11/9

11/10

What is a Cell?

 

 

 

 

 

What is inside of a Cell?

 

 

The Ultimate Basketball Player

 

Interview with a Ribosome

 

Preparing Slides & Using a Microscope

Quiz, How Viruses Spread

What is a Virus

OGT Review

Quiz

Prokaryotic Cells

Eukaryotic Cells

Quiz, Cells under the Microscope

Jellybean Problem

Cell Functions

Cell Functions (cont.)

Kingdoms of Life

Quiz, Carrot Diffusion

OGT Review

Classification

 

 

 

Viruses

 

 


OGT Review

 

 

 

Cell Metaphor

 

 

 

 

CELL DIVISION

5 days

 

11/11

11/12

11/13

11/16

11/17

How do Cells Form New Cells?

 

Do All of Our Cells Divide the …

 

How Come We Have Different Cells?

 

Cancer Graphs

 

Quiz, Cell Differentiation

OGT Review

OGT Review

 

 



DNA/GENETICS/GENE TECHNOLOGY

13 days

 

11/18

11/19

11/20

11/23

11/24

11/30

12/1

12/2

12/3

12/4

12/7

12/8

12/9

What is DNA?



What is on our Genes?



How do we Pass On Our Genes?



Why do we Look Different?


Can we Change Our Genes?

Codon Bingo

What a Difference

DNA from Kiwi / Cheek

Quiz

Alleles

Karyotype Puzzle

OGT Review

Dragon Genetics

Dragon Genetics

Pedigrees

Quiz, Blood Typing

Controversies

OGT Review

Cell Division







Making Genes





Biome Display

ECOSYSTEMS

10 days

 

12/10

12/11

12/14

12/15

12/16

12/17

12/18

12/21

12/22

1/6

Why are there Different Environments?


What do Living Things Need to Survive?



What is an Environment?

How do Ecosystems Change Over Time


Why are there So Many Butterflies?


Biomes and Climate

Biomes and Climate

Quiz

Basic Needs

Predator & Prey

Mutualism

Variation

Quiz, Gene Frequency

Adaptive Radiation

BYO Creature





BYO Ecosystem





OGT Review

ENERGY

6 days

1/7

1/8

1/11

1/12

1/13

1/14

How do Living Things Get Energy?


Where Does Energy Go?


What do we Need to Eat?



Food Webs

Quiz

Photosynthesis & Resp.

Fat & Protein Test

Cycles of Matter





OGT Review

EQUILIBRIUM/WRAP-UP

6 days

1/15

1/18

1/19

1/20

1/21

1/22

Why is Balance Important?



How do we Affect Equilibrium?

How are we Using Natural Resources?


Human Activities

Quiz, Benefit & Harm

Equilibrium: Natural Sel.


Finite Resources
OGT Review




 


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