Advanced Placement Biology (Retired)

Course Information

 


Semester I

Suggested Topics

Section 1

 

Lecture: Introduction

Lecture: Scientific Method

What is Science?

Section 2

 

Lecture: Basic Chemistry

Lecture: Water

Section 3

 

Lecture: Carbon Chemistry

Lecture: Four Macromolecules

Section 4

Lectures: Cell Structure and Function

Lab - Osmosis

Section 5

Lectures: Cell Membrane

Section 6

Cells and Energy

Enzyme Web-Quest

Lab Amylase -- Enzyme Web Quest

Review for Test: Biochemistry

Section 7

Lecture: Ecology - Biomes

Section 8

Lecture Ecology - Communities - Biogeochemical Cycles

Section 9

Lecture: Cell Respiration


Suggested Topics

Section 10

Review for Test Ecology

Section 11

Lecture: Photosynthesis -Thanksgiving Holiday week

Section 12

Lecture: Cell Reproduction + TOPS Photosynthesis Lab

Section 13

Lecture: Mendelian Genetics

Section 14

Review for Test Respiration and Photosynthesis

Section 15

Lecture: Genetics Beyond Mendel

Winter Break

Dec 24 - Jan 4

Section 16

Lecture: DNA as Genetic Material

Review for Genetics Test

Test Genetics, Jan. 11

Section 17

Lecture: Endocrine System, Animal Hormones

Semester I Review

Semester II

Suggested Topics

Section 1

Lecture: Genes in Action - Backgound Info

Lecture: Protein Synthesis (Translation)

Section 2

Lecture: Prokaryotic Genetics

Section 3

Lecture: Gene Regulation

Section 4

Lecture: Genetic Engineering

Genetic Engineering Web quest

Section 5

Lecture: Mutations - How DNA Changes

DNA Lab

Section 6

Lecture: Natural Selection

Section 7

Lecture: Microevolution

Section 8

Lecture: Macroevolution

Section 9

Study Guide - Population Ecology

Lecture: Evolution of Animals

End of Quarter 3

-------------------------Spring Break ------------------------

Lecture: Vertebrate Physiology Part 1


Suggested Topics

Section 10

Lecture: Vertebrate Physiology Part 2

Section 11

Lecture: Vertebrate Physiology Part 3

Section 12

Lecture: Evolution of Plants

Section 13

Lecture: Plant Physiology Part 1

Section 14

Lecture: Plant Physiology Part 2

A.P. Exam

Section 15

Special Lecture: Immune System

Lab - Water Quality

Section 16

Special Lecture: Endocrine System revisited

Section 17

Special Lecture: Animal Behavior

Section 18

Special Lecture: Mammal Reproduction

Final Review



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