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    Biology Course Syllabus 2014-15

    Mrs. Evans

     

    Grading Period

    Unit

    Topic

    Chapters

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    First Quarter

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Introduction to Biology

    Scientific Method

     

    1

     

     

     

     

    18

     

    3,4,5,6

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Characteristics of Life

    Lab Experimentation and Safety

    SI System

    Classification and Kingdoms

    Classification and Kingdoms

     

     

     

    Ecology

    Symbiotic Relationships

    Energy Flow Through Ecosystems

    Population Dynamics

    Abiotic and Biotic Factors

    Carrying Capacity

    Energy and Nutrient Cycles

     

     

     

     

    Second Quarter

     

     

     

     

    Biochemistry

     

    Cells

    Chemical Bonds, pH

    2

     

    7,10

     

     

     

     

    8,9

     

    Water in Living Systems

    Organic Compounds

    Structure and Function of Organelles

    Cell Theory

    Stages in the Cell Cycle

    Photosynthesis and Respiration

    Photosynthesis and Respiration

    Third Quarter

     

     

    DNA/RNA/Protein Synthesis

    DNA

    11,12,13,14

    11,12,13,14

     

     

    15,16,17

     

    13, 14

    RNA

    Protein Synthesis

     

    Heredity

    Meiosis

    Punnett Squares

    Mutation

    Evolution

    Evolution

    Gene Technology

    Gene  Technology

     

     

    Fourth Quarter

    Homeostatic Mechanism

    Homeostasis

    35-40

     

     

    18-33

    Human Body Systems

    Classification

    Kingdoms and Domains

    Extended Study

    SOL Review

    Projects/Inquiry Investigation