Standard 9: Students shall demonstrate an understanding of the ecological impact of global issues. B.1 Cite examples of abiotic and biotic factors of ecosystems. B.2 Compare and contrast the characteristics of biomes. B.3 Diagram the carbon, nitrogen, phosphate, and water cycles in an ecosystem. B.4 Analyze an ecosystem’s energy flow through food chains, food webs, and energy pyramids. B.5 Identify and predict the factors that control population, including predation, competition, crowding, water, nutrients, and shelter. B.6 Summarize the symbiotic ways in which individuals within a community interact with each other: commensalism parasitism mutualism EBR.8.
B.7 Compare and contrast primary succession with secondary succession. B.8 Identify the properties of each of the five levels of ecology: organism population community ecosystem biosphere EBR.9.
B.1 Research and evaluate science careers using the following criteria: educational requirements salary availability of jobs working conditions Daily Openers: Openers Power Points: Introduction to Biology PPT WKSHT Characteristics of Life CHARACTERISTICS PPT WKSHT Lab Safety SAFETY PPT WKSHT Handout: MRS NERG Scientific Method Laws, Theories, & Hypotheses WORKSHEETS: Characteristics of Life Science of Life Chapter Wksht Safety Worksheet Microscope Coloring Graphing Skills Sponge Bob Science Variables Variables Practice Introduction to Biology Crossword Safety & Equipment Crossword Intro to Life Review LABS: DEMO – Sewer Lice Metric Measurement lab Homeostasis of the Eye Identifying Controls & variables Get the Picture!
Sponge Bob Safety Rules Volume of an Irregularly shaped Object Science of Popcorn Dirty Diapers Growing Gators PROJECT/LABS: Careers in Biology Biology Brochure Careers Vitruvian Man Problem Solving – Construct 5 Squares Practice Quiz: Introduction to Biology Stan MC.1.
B.6 Compare and contrast the functions of autotrophs and heterotrophs MC.3.
B.1 Compare and contrast the structure and function of mitochondria and chloroplasts. B.4 Describe and model the conversion of light energy to chemical energy by photosynthetic organisms (light dependent & independent reactions). B.5 Compare and contrast cellular respiration and photosynthesis as energy conversion pathways.
Daily Openers: Openers Power Points: DNA & Replication ppt Q’s Protein Synthesis ppt Q’s DNA Technology ppt Q’s DNA Structure Nucleic Acid Vocabulary Review Worksheets: DNA RNA Protein Synthesis DNA & Protein Synthesis Nucleic Acid Vocabulary Protein Synthesis vocabulary Nucleic Acids Coloring Codon Worksheet How to make a Protein Nucleic Acid puzzle Protein Synthesis puzzle Biotechnology puzzle DNA, RNA, Proteins Review Games: Nucleic Acids Jeopardy Labs: Isolate & Spool DNA Strawberry DNA Write Up DNA Code for Insulin Who Ate the Cheese?!? Codon Bingo Revised Pasta DNA Modeling DNA Replication SNORK DNA Building DNA Animations: Griffith Experiment Quizzes: DNA Nucleic Acids Protein Synthesis Ecology & Behavioral Relationships Standard 8: Students shall demonstrate an understanding of ecological and behavioral relationships among organisms.
B.1 Summarize the outcomes of Gregor Mendel’s experimental procedures. B.2 Differentiate among the laws and principles of inheritance (dominance, segregation, independent assortment). B.3 Use the laws of probability and Punnett squares to predict genotypic and phenotypic ratios. B.4 Examine different modes of inheritance (sex linkage, codominance, crossing over, incomplete dominance, & multiple alleles. B.5 Analyze the historically significant work of prominent geneticists. B.6 Evaluate karyotypes for abnormalities such as monosomy & trisomy.
Daily Openers: Openers Inherited Traits Power Point: Mendel’s genetics genetics ppt questions monohybrid crosses template Mutations Hemophilia Karyotype Lab Genetics Vocabulary Reviews Worksheets: Genetics Chromosomes Genetics Vocabulary Sponge Bob Genetics 1 2 3 4 5 Genetics Practice Problems Reebop Genetics Oompah Loompah Genetics Genetics puzzle Practice Crosses Genetics Review Games: Genetics Jeopardy Labs: Karyotype Lab Dragon Genetics1 Dragon Genetics2 Human Hand Adaptations Constructing a Pedigree Chart Monstrous Mutations Genetic traits Murder At Termond Estates Quizzes: Genetics 1 Genetics 2 HE.5.
B.5 Formulate valid conclusions without bias NS.11.
B.6 Communicate experimental results using appropriate reports, figures, and tables NS.12.
Nature of Science Standard 10: Students shall demonstrate an understanding that science is a way of knowing.