AP BiLogy Assignments

AP BiLogy Assignments

Lab

Last updated July 2008

Week of August 18 assignments: 
Read Chapters 1 & 2;  Abstracts assigned; Lecture on biological themes & organization; ASSIGN WILDFLOWER COLLECTION

Week of August 25 assignments: 
Read chapters 3 & 4;  Lecture: Water’s Properties/Importance of carbon & functional groups

Lab: Wildflower Identification

Week of September 1 assignments:
Lecture: Carbohydrates & lipids;
Diet and Primate Evolution ABSTRACT DUE 9/2
Lab 2: Constructing Organic models

                                                                                                                                                      

Week of September 8 assignments:   
Notes on proteins & nucleic acids; TEST over unit 1 – Chemistry & Biochemistry (chapters 1-5)

UNIT 1  REVIEW NOTEBOOK DUE 9/9
Lab 1: Osmosis & Diffusion

Week of September 15 assignments:  
Read Chapters 7 & 8;  Lecture: Cell organelles & Cytoskeleton
Lab: Complete lab 1 & work on write up

Week of September 22 assignments:    Interims !  
Read Chapters 11 & 12;  Lecture cell membrane movement & cell communication
Lab 1- Osmosis Write up DUE

Parent-Teacher Conference on Tuesday 3 to 7 pm

Week of September 29 assignments: 
Read chapters 13 & 6;  lecture on cell cycle & division

WILDFLOWER COLLECTIONS DUE!!!  Tuesday, september 23

Week of October 6 assignments:
UNIT 2 TEST ON – CELLS!! (chapters 7, 8, 11, 12, 13)

Read chapter 9;  Lecture: Metabolism & cellular respiration; Aquaporin Water Channels ABSTRACT DUE 10/2
Lab 3:  Mitosis & Meiosis 

Week of October 13 assignments: 
Read chapter 10;  Lecture: Photosynthesis

UNIT 2  REVIEW NOTEBOOK DUE 10/14
Lab 4:  Plant pigments

End of First Nine Weeks

Week of October 20 assignments:     
Begin reading Cry of the Kalahari; video; Complete cellular energetics lecture
UNIT 3 TEST over Cellular Energetics! (chapters 6, 9, & 10)

Lab 5: Cellular Respiration;  Lab 4 write up due!

Tuesday & Wednesday, October 21 & 22 — Teachers Only!

Week of October 27 assignments:     
Lecture: Mendelian genetics; ; Video: Gregor Mendel 

Friday, October 31   

  1st CRY quiz


Lab 5 write up due!

Week of November 3 assignments: 
Homework on Genetic Crosses; Read Chapter 15; Video: Eternal Enemies; Lecture Chromosomes  

Week of November 10 assignments: 
Read Chapter 16; Lecture: History of DNA 
UNIT 4 TEST on Heredity!!   (chapters 14 & 15)

UNIT 3  REVIEW NOTEBOOK DUE 11/11

Friday, November 14  

  2nd CRY quiz


Week of November 17 assignments:    Happy Turkey Day!

Read chapter 17and 18; Lecture: DNA & its Structure; Replication & repair; Read chapter 19; Lecture: protein Synthesis
Interims !

Week of December 1 assignments:
Read chapter 19;  Lecture: transcription 
Lab 6:  DNA Fingerprinting

Week of December 8 assignments:   
Read chapters 20 & 21; Lecture: eukaryotic genomes, DNA cloning, DNA technology, & gene expression

Friday, December 12  

  3rd CRY quiz

Week of December 15 assignments:
Read chapters 20 & 21; Lecture: eukaryotic genomes, DNA cloning, DNA technology, & gene expression; UNIT 5 TEST ON Molecular Genetics !! (chapters16-21)

UNIT 4  REVIEW NOTEBOOK DUE 12/9

Tuesday December 16

  CRY paper DUE!


   

Semester tests Wednesday 12/19, Thursday 12/20, & Friday 12/21

End of First Semester

 Merry Christmas!