Biology                 Pacing Guide Updated on  May24, 2012!

10th Grade Biology
 Curriculum Map

C.Massengale

Arkansas Biology Standards 2005
HRW Modern Biology 2006

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2009 Monthly Calendar
2008 Monthly Calendar
2013 Monthly Calendar
Review Notebook   REVISION SLE's Review Worksheet
Chapter Assessments: Practice Tests

Jeopardy Reviews

Chapter Openers:

     Biology I Openers   

Openers PreAP

Hands-on Work:

Activities & Labs

Dissections

Chapter Help:

Notes & Handouts

PowerPoints

Vocabulary Help:

     Mind Puzzles        Crossword Puzzles 
Vocabulary PowerPoints 

Coloring Worksheets

Standards Used on All Labs:

NS.13.B.1
Collect and analyze scientific data using appropriate mathematical calculations, figures, and tables

NS.13.B.2
Use appropriate equipment and technology as tools for solving problems (e.g., microscopes, centrifuges, flexible arm cameras, computer software and hardware)

First Semester

Timeline

Topic

Unit/Chapter

Standards

Learner Skills

Resources

1st Nine weeks

Introduction to Biology

6 Days 

 

Nature of Science

Chapter 1


Nature of Science

Standard 10: Students shall demonstrate an understanding that science is a way of knowing.  Standard 11: Students shall design and safely conduct scientific inquiry.

Standard 12: Students shall demonstrate an understanding of current life science theories.

  Standard 13: Students shall use mathematics, science equipment, and technology as tools to communicate and solve life science problems 

Standard 14: Students shall describe the connections between pure and applied science

Standard 15: Students shall describe various life science careers and the training required for the selected career  

NS.10.B.1
Explain why science is limited to natural explanations of how the world works

NS.10.B.2
Compare and contrast hypotheses, theories, and laws

NS.10.B.3  
Distinguish between a scientific theory and the term “theory” used in general conversation

NS.10.B.4
Summarize the guidelines of science:

  • explanations are based on observations, evidence, and testing
  • hypotheses must be testable
  • understandings and/or conclusions may change with additional empirical data  

NS.11.B.1  
Develop and explain the appropriate procedure, controls, and variables (dependent and independent) in scientific experimentation

NS.11.B.2
Research and apply appropriate safety precautions (refer to ADE Guidelines) when designing and/or conducting scientific investigations

NS.11.B.3  
Identify sources of bias that could affect experimental outcome

NS.11.B.4  
Gather and analyze data using appropriate summary statistic

NS.11.B.5  
Formulate valid conclusions without bias

NS.11.B.6  
Communicate experimental results using appropriate reports, figures, and tables

NS.12.B.1
Recognize that theories are scientific explanations that require empirical data, verification, and peer review

NS.12.B.2
Understand that scientific theories may be modified or expanded based on additional empirical data, verification, and peer review

NS.15.B.1
Research and evaluate science careers using the following criteria:

  • educational requirements
  • salary
  • availability of jobs
  • working conditions

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoints:
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!

SpongeBob 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

Chapter Study Guide

Practice Test for Chapter

Chemistry of Organisms

2 Days

Chemistry

Chapter 2

Molecules & Cells

Standard 1: Students shall demonstrate an understanding of the role of chemistry in life processes.

Stan    

       MC.1.B.2
Describe the relationship between an enzyme and its substrate molecule(s).

     MC.1.B.3  
Investigate the properties  (surface tension, cohesion, adhesion, polarity, pH) and importance of water and its significance for life.  

    MC.1.B.4
Explain the role of energy (activation, endergonic, & exergonic) in chemical reactions of living systems.

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoints:
Chemistry

CHEMISTRY PPT WKSHT

Bioenergetics

BIOENERGETICS PPT WKSHT

Properties of water

Water ppt Q's

Worksheets:
Chemistry

Chemistry Vocabulary

Chemistry puzzle

Acids, Bases & Water Coloring Sheet

Chemistry Review

Labs:
Water Properties lab

pH in Living Systems

Toothpick-ase (enzyme) Lab

Enzyme Amylase on Starch

Iron in Breakfast Cereal (Demo)

Does Cereal Contain Iron? (Hands-on)

Identifying Unknowns with Cabbage Indicator Paper 

Natural pH Acid-Base Indicators

Games:

Chemistry Jeopardy

Matter, Energy ... Jeopardy

Quiz:
Chemistry Quiz

Chapter Study Guide

Practice Test for Chapter

Biochemistry of Organisms

7 Days

Cellular Chemistry

Chapter 3

Molecules & Cells

Standard 1: Students shall demonstrate an understanding of the role of chemistry in life processes. 

MC.1.B.1  
Describe the structure and function of the major organic molecules found in living systems:

  • Carbohydrates

  • Proteins

  • Lipids

  • Nucleic Acids

 

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoints:
Biochemistry of cells
Biochemistry ppt Q's

Enzymes

ENZYME PPT WKSHT

Macromolecules
Carbohydrates
Lipids
Proteins
Nucleic Acids

Worksheets:
Biochemistry

Biochemistry Vocabulary

Elements & Macromolecules Coloring Worksheet

Biochemistry Review

Biochemistry puzzle

Macromolecular Chart

Games:
Biochemistry Jeopardy

Labs:
Fast Food Lab
Organic Model

Nucleotide Model

Constructing Monomers

Quiz:
Biochemistry Quiz

Chapter Study Guide

Practice Test for Chapter

Cells

10 Days

Cellular Structure

Chapter 4

Molecules & Cells

Standard 2: Students shall demonstrate an understanding of the structure and function of cells.


MC.2.B.1  
Construct
a hierarchy of life from cells to ecosystems.

MC.2.B.2
Compare and contrast
prokaryotes and eukaryotes.

MC.2.B.3  
Describe the role of sub-cellular structures (organelles, ribosomes, & cytoskeleton) in the life of a cell.

MC.2.B.4
Relate
the function of the plasma (cell) membrane to its structure.  

 MC.2.B.5  
Compare and contrast
the structures of an animal cell to a plant cell.

MC.2.B.11
Discuss homeostasis using thermoregulation as an example.

MC.3.B.1
Compare and contrast the structure and function of mitochondria and chloroplasts

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoint:
Cellular Structure

Cell Structure ppt Q's

Cell Vocabulary Review

Handouts:
Cell Organelle Functions

Cell Size Limits

Worksheets:
Cells

Cell Vocabulary

Organelles

Plant & animal Cells Coloring Worksheet

Plant cell Coloring

Animal Cell Coloring

Parts of a Eukaryotic Cell

Cell puzzle

Eukaryotic Cell Review

Study Guide

Games:
Cell Jeopardy

Labs:
Surface Area of a Cell Lab

Cell Model

Cell Drawings

Limits to Cell Size (Agar-Indicator Cubes

Eukaryotic Cell Model
Prokaryotic Cell Model

Cell Analogy

Gummi Bear Osmosis

Quizzes:
Cells (hard)
Cells (hardest)

Chapter Study Guide

Practice Test for Chapter

7 Days

Cell Membranes

Chapter 5

Molecules & Cells

Standard 2: Students shall demonstrate an understanding of the structure and function of cells.

MC.2.B.7  
Compare and contrast active transport and passive transport mechanisms:

  • Diffusion

  • Osmosis

  • Endocytosis

  • Exocytosis

  • Phagocytosis

  • Pinocytosis

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoint:
Plasma membranes

Membranes ppt Q's

Handout:
Cell Membrane diagram

Worksheets:
Homeostasis & Transport

Cell Membrane Vocabulary

Cell Membrane Coloring worksheet

Homeostasis & Transport puzzle

Cellular Transport Review

Games:
Cell Membrane Jeopardy

Labs:
Potato Osmosis
Egg Osmosis

Osmosis, Fermentation, & Kimchee

Quiz:
Transport

Chapter Study Guide

Practice Test for Chapter

Cellular Processes

4 Days

Cellular Energetics

Chapter 6
Photosynthesis

Molecules & Cells

Standard 3: Students shall demonstrate an understanding of how cells obtain and use energy. (Energetics)

MC.2.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.

MC.3.B.4
Describe and model the conversion of light energy to chemical energy by photosynthetic organisms (light dependent & independent reactions).

MC.3.B.5  
Compare and contrast cellular respiration and photosynthesis as energy conversion pathways.

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoint:
Photosynthesis Reactions

ppt questions

Handouts:
Chloroplast

Worksheets:
Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis Vocabulary

Chemiosmosis in Chloroplasts Coloring

Photosynthesis puzzle

Photosynthesis Review

Games:
Photosynthesis Jeopardy

Labs:
Chromatography lab

Ink Chromatography

Do Plants Use or consume CO2?

Modeling Photosynthesis & Respiration Molecules

CO2 Use in Elodea

Photosynthetic Production of Starch

Quizzes:
Photosynthesis Quiz

Chapter Study Guide

Practice Test for Chapter

5 Days

Cellular Energetics

Chapter 7
Cellular Respiration

Molecules & Cells

Standard 3: Students shall demonstrate an understanding of how cells obtain and use energy. (Energetics)

MC.3.B.1
Compare and contrast
the structure and function of mitochondria and chloroplasts.

MC.3.B.2  
Describe and model
the conversion of stored energy (glycolysis, citric acid cycle, electron transport chain) in organic molecules into usable cellular energy (ATP).

MC.3.B.3  
Compare and contrast
aerobic and anaerobic respiration (lactic acid and alcoholic fermentation).

MC.3.B.5  
Compare and contrast cellular respiration and photosynthesis as energy conversion pathways.

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoints:
ATP & Cell Respiration

ppt questions

Handouts:
Mitochondrion

Worksheets:
Cell Respiration

Cell Respiration Vocabulary

Chloroplast & Mitochondria Coloring Worksheet

Cell Respiration puzzle

Cellular Respiration Review

Games:
Respiration Jeopardy

Labs:
Fermentation - Making Root Beer

Energy stored in Food Lab

Yeast Fermentation

Osmosis, Fermentation, & Kimchee 

Quizzes:
Respiration Quiz

Chapter Study Guide

Practice Test for Chapter

Second Nine Weeks

7 Days

Cell Division

Chapter 8
Cell Cycle & Division

Molecules & Cells

Standard 2: Students shall demonstrate an understanding of the structure and function of cells.

 

MC.2.B.8
Describe the main events in the cell cycle (mitosis, interphase, & cytokinesis), including the differences in plant and animal cell division.

MC.2.B.9  
List in order and describe
the stages of mitosis (prophase, metaphase, anaphase, & telophase).

MC.2.B.10
Analyze the meiotic maintenance of a constant chromosome number from one generation to the next.

CDL.7.B.8  
Compare and contrast life cycles (sexual & asexual) of familiar organisms.
HE.4.B.4  
Examine different modes of inheritance such as  crossing over.

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoints:
Cell Reproduction

Cell Reproduction ppt Q's

Mitosis & Meiosis
Mitosis & Meiosis ppt Q's

Meiosis
Meiosis ppt Q's

Worksheets:
Cell Division

Cell Cycle & Mitosis Coloring

Cell Reproduction Vocabulary

Cell Reproduction puzzle

Cell Reproduction Review

Concept Map Cell Division

Games:
Cell Division Jeopardy
Mitosis &  Meiosis Jeopardy

Lab:
Stages of Mitosis (onion root tip) Lab

Mitosis Flip Book
Mitosis Flip Book
Flipbook Cell Templates

Meiosis Flip Book

Quizzes:
Cell Reproduction Quiz

Chapter Study Guide Practice Test for Chapter

8 Days

Heredity

Chapters 9 & 12

Genetics

Heredity & Evolution

Standard 4:
Students shall demonstrate an understanding of heredity.


HE.4.B.1
Summarize the outcomes of Gregor Mendel’s experimental procedures.

HE.4.B.2
Differentiate among the laws and principles of inheritance (dominance, segregation, independent assortment).

HE.4.B.3  
Use the laws of probability and Punnett squares to predict genotypic and phenotypic ratios.

HE.4.B.4
Examine different modes of inheritance (sex linkage, codominance, crossing over, incomplete dominance, & multiple alleles.

HE.4.B.5
Analyze
the historically significant work of prominent geneticists.

HE.4.B.6  
Evaluate karyotypes for abnormalities such as monosomy & trisomy.

Daily Openers:
Openers

Inherited Traits

PowerPoint:
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
 

Unit Study Guide Practice Test for Unit

10 Days

Nucleic  Acids & Proteins

Chapters 10, 11, 13
Nucleic Acids & Protein Synthesis  

Heredity & Evolution  

Standard 5: 
Students shall investigate the molecular basis of genetics.

HE.5.B.1  
Model the components of a DNA nucleotide and an RNA nucleotide.

HE.5.B.2
Describe the Watson-Crick double helix model of DNA, using the base-pairing rule (adenine-thymine, cytosine-guanine).

HE.5.B.3
Compare and contrast the structure and function of DNA and RNA.

HE.5.B.4
Describe and model the processes of replication, transcription, and translation.

HE.5.B.5
Compare and contrast the different types of mutation events, including point mutation, frameshift mutation, deletion, and inversion.

HE.5.B.6
Identify effects of changes brought about by mutations (beneficial, harmful, & neutral).

MC.1.B.1
Describe the structure and function of nucleic acids found in living systems.

NS.12.B.6
Relate the chromosome theory of heredity to recent findings in genetic research (e.g., Human Genome Project-HGP, chromosome therapy).  

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoints:
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!
Codon Bingo Revised

Pasta DNA

Modeling DNA Replication

SNORK DNA

Building DNA

Animations:
Griffith Experiment

Quizzes:
DNA
Nucleic Acids
Protein Synthesis

Nucleic Acid Review

Practice Test for Unit

Ecology

10 Days

Ecology and Behavior

Unit 5
Ecology

Ecology & Behavioral Relationships  

Standard 8: Students shall demonstrate an understanding of ecological and behavioral relationships among organisms.  

Standard 9:  Students shall demonstrate an understanding of the ecological impact of global issues.

EBR.8.B.1
Cite examples of abiotic and biotic factors of ecosystems.

EBR.8.B.2  
Compare and contrast the characteristics of biomes.

EBR.8.B.3  
Diagram the carbon, nitrogen, phosphate, and water cycles in an ecosystem.

EBR.8.B.4
Analyze an ecosystem’s energy flow through food chains, food webs, and energy pyramids.

EBR.8.B.5  
Identify and predict the factors that control population, including predation, competition, crowding, water, nutrients, and shelter.

EBR.8.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.

EBR.8.B.8
Identify the properties of each of the five levels of ecology:

  • organism
  • population
  • community
  • ecosystem
  • biosphere  

EBR.9.B.1


Analyze
the effects of human population growth and technology on the environment/biosphere.

EBR.9.B.2


Evaluate long range plans concerning resource use and by-product disposal in terms of their environmental, economic, and political impact.

EBR.9.B.3  

Assess current world issues applying scientific themes (e.g., global changes in climate, epidemics, pandemics, ozone depletion, UV radiation, natural resources, use of technology, and public policy).  

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoints:

What's Ecology?
Ecology ppt Q's

Ecosystem Energy Flow

Food Energy & Ecosystems

Biomes

Worksheets:

Ecology

Food Chains & Webs

Ecology puzzle

Biomes puzzle

Ecology Review

Lab:
Predators and Prey

Random Sampling Lab

Biome Brochure

How Many Raccoons Can Live in This Woods?

Population Ecology Lab - Mark & Re-capture

Food Web Lab 

Quizzes:
Ecology 1
Ecology 2

Unit Study Guide Practice Test for Chapter

End of First Semester

Second Semester

3rd Nine Weeks

Timeline

Topic

Unit/Chapter

Learner Skills

Standards

Resources

10 Days

Evolution

Chapters 14,15,16

Evolution

Heredity & Evolution 

 
Standard 6:
Students shall examine the development of the theory of biological evolution.

HE.6.B.1  
Compare & contrast Lamarck's explanation
of evolution with Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection.

HE.6.B.2
Recognize that evolution involves a change in allele frequencies in a population across successive generations.

HE.6.B.3
Analyze the effects of mutations and the resulting variations within a population in terms of natural selection.

HE.6.B.4
Illustrate mass extinction events using a time line.

HE.6.B.5
Evaluate evolution in terms of evidence as found in the following:

  • fossil record
  • DNA analysis
  • artificial selection
  • morphology
  • embryology
  • viral evolution
  • geographic distribution of related species
  • antibiotic and pesticide resistance in various organisms  

HE.6.B.6
Compare the processes of relative and radioactive dating to determine the age of fossils.

NS.12.B.2
Understand that scientific theories may be modified or expanded based on empirical data, verification, & peer review.

NS.12.B.3
Summarize biological evolution.

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoints:
Origin of Life

Origin of Life ppt Q's

Darwinian Evolution
Evolution ppt Q's

Population Genetics

Worksheets:
Evolution

Evolution Vocabulary

Evolution Review

Labs:
Pterosaur Lab

Natural Selection (Teddy Grahams)

Pasteur Experiment

Where the Hippos Roam

Natural Selection in Peanuts
Write Up

Loss of BioDiversity

Survival of the Fittest

Radioactive Decay (M&M) Lab

Quizzes:
Evolution 1
Evolution 2

Unit Study Guide Practice Test for Unit

TAXONOMY

7 Days

Classification
& Diversity
of Life

 

Chapter 18
Taxonomy

Classification & Diversity of Life

Standard 7:
Students shall demonstrate an understanding that organisms are diverse.

HE.6.B.7
Interpret
a Cladogram

CDL.7.B.1
Differentiate
among the different domains (Bacteria, Archaea, & Eukarya).  

  CDL.7.B.2
Differentiate
the characteristics of the six kingdoms:

  • Eubacteria
  • Archaea
  • Protista
  • Fungi
  • Plantae
  • Animalia

CDL.7.B.3
Identify the seven major taxonomic categories:

  • kingdom
  • phylum
  • class
  • order
  • family
  • genus
  • species

CDL.7.B.4
Classify and name
organisms based on their similarities and differences applying taxonomic nomenclature using dichotomous keys.

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoint:
Taxonomy

Taxonomy ppt Q's

Worksheets:
Taxonomy

Taxonomy Vocabulary

Taxonomy puzzle

Taxonomy Review

Animal Cladograms

Keys:
Simple Organisms

Leaf
Insects

Fish
Sharks

Alien Invasion
Simple Alien Invasion Key

Keying Salamanders  
Simple Salamander Key

Keying Creatures

Games:
Taxonomy Jeopardy

Labs:
Alien Invasion

Alien taxonomy

Making a Cladogram 

Quizzes:
Taxonomy 1
Taxonomy 2
Taxonomy 3

Chapter Study Guide Practice Test for Chapter

Microorganisms

10 Days

MICROBES

Chapters 23 & 24

Bacteria
and

 Viruses 

Classification & Diversity of Life

Standard 7:
Students shall demonstrate an understanding that organisms are diverse.

CDL.7.B.1
Differentiate between the  domains Bacteria & Archaea.

CDL.7.B.2
Differentiate the characteristics of these kingdoms --- Eubacteria & Archaea.

CDL.7.B.6  
Compare and contrast the structures and characteristics of viruses (lytic and lysogenic cycles) with non-living and living things.

CDL.7.B.7  
Evaluate the medical and economic importance of viruses.

CDL.7.B.8  
Compare and contrast life cycles (sexual & asexual) of bacteria. 

CDL.7.B.9  
Classify bacteria according to their characteristics and adaptations.

CDL.7.B.10  
Evaluate the medical and economic importance of bacteria.

HE.6.B.5
Evaluate evolution in terms of evidence as found in the following:

  • viral evolution
  • antibiotic and pesticide resistance in various organisms

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoints:
Bacteria

Bacteria ppt Q's

Viruses
Virus ppt Q's

Worksheet:
Bacteria
Viruses

Prokaryotes Coloring Worksheet

HIV Virus Coloring Worksheet

Bacteria & Viruses

Bacteria puzzle
Bacteria puzzle 2

Virus puzzle
Virus puzzle 2

Games:
Bacteria Jeopardy

Virus Jeopardy

Labs:
Virus Model

Bacterial Habitats

Recreating Pasteur's Experiment

Caught Red-Handed

Video:
Ebola - the Plague Fighters
NOVA: Ebola - The Plague Fighters

Quizzes:
Bacteria 1
Bacteria 2
Virus 1
Virus 2

Unit Study Guide Practice Test for Unit

10 Days

Protists
 &
 Fungi

 

Chapters 25 & 26

Protists:
Protozoan
Algal-like
 &
Fungi

Classification & Diversity of Life

Standard 7:
Students shall demonstrate an understanding that organisms are diverse. 

 

 

CDL.7.B.2
Differentiate the characteristics of the kingdoms Protista Fungi.

CDL.7.B.11  
Describe the characteristics used to classify protists:

  • plant-like
  • animal-like
  • fungal-like

CDL.7.B.12  
Evaluate the medical and economic importance of protists .

CDL.7.B.13
Compare and contrast fungi with other eukaryotic organisms.

CDL.7.B.14  
Evaluate the medical and economic importance of fungi.

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoints:

Protists
Protists ppt Q's

Protist Types

Fungi
1.1   1.2   1.3

Protists & Fungi

Worksheets:
Protists Coloring

Protist Review

Seaweed Products worksheet

Protist Crossword

Fungi Crossword

Fungi puzzle

Labs:
 
Koch's postulates

Dissect a Mushroom

Quizzes:
Protists 1
Protists 2

 

Chapter Study Guide Practice Test for Chapter

End of 3rd Nine Weeks

NOTE:  Split Plant Unit with the end of 3rd & the Start of 4th Nine Weeks

PLANTS
 

16 Days

 

Vascular & Nonvascular Plants

Unit 7
 Plants
 
Mosses & Ferns

Seed Plant taxonomy

Seed Plant Structure

Seed Plant Reproduction

Classification & Diversity of Life

Standard 7:
Students shall demonstrate an understanding that organisms are diverse.

CDL.7.B.2
Differentiate the characteristics of the kingdom Plantae.

CDL.7.B.15
Differentiate between vascular and nonvascular plants.

CDL.7.B.16
Differentiate among cycads, gymnosperms, and angiosperms.

CDL.7.B.17
Describe
the structure and function of the major parts of a plant:

  • roots
  • stems
  • leaves
  • flowers

CDL.7.B.18  
Relate the structure of plant tissues (epidermal, ground, vascular) to their functions.

CDL.7.B.19
Evaluate
the medical and economic importance of plants.

  CDL.7.B.8  
Compare and contrast life cycles of familiar organisms

  • sexual reproduction
  • asexual reproduction
  • metamorphosis 
  • alternation of generations

CDL.7.B.5  
Investigate Arkansas' biodiversity using appropriate tools and technology.

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoints:

Introduction to Plants
Intro to Plants ppt Q's

Mosses & Ferns
Moss-Fern ppt Q's

Gymnosperms & Angiosperms

Plant Structure & Function

Worksheets:

Parts of A Flower Coloring

Leaf Coloring

Angiosperm Life Cycle Coloring

CROSSWORDS:

Introduction to Plants Crossword

Complex Plant Structure

Plant Reproduction

Games:
Simple Plants Jeopardy

Labs:
Seed Germination
Leaf Collection

CO2 & Germinating Seeds

Chlorophyll Fluorescence

Water Movement in Plant Stems

Counting Leaf Stomata

Seed Identification & Dissection 

Quizzes:
Moss & Fern Quiz

Intro Plants Quiz

 

Unit Study Guide Practice Test for Unit

4th Nine Weeks

ANIMALS

5 Days

Animal
 Diversity

 

Chapter 32
Introduction to Animals

Animal Characteristics Notes
 

Classification & Diversity of Life

Standard 7:
Students shall demonstrate an understanding that organisms are diverse.

 

CDL.7.B.20
Identify the symmetry of organisms:

  • radial
  • bilateral
  • asymmetrical

CDL.7.B.2
Differentiate
the characteristics of the kingdom Animalia .

CDL.7.B.8  
Compare and contrast life cycles (sexual & asexual) of familiar organisms.

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoint:
Introduction to Animals

Worksheets:
Intro to Animals

Introduction to Animals Review

Animal Symmetry

Symbiosis

Introduction to Animals Crosswords

Labs:
Build a Bug

Invertebrate Project

Vertebrate Project

Owl Pellet Lab
Bone Chart

Isopods in Training

Quizzes:
Intro to Animals

 

Chapter Study Guide Practice Test for Chapter

INVERTEBRATE UNIT  (6 Days)

Invertebrate Notes
Invertebrate Crossword

Invertebrates worksheet
Invertebrates Jeopardy

VERTEBRATE UNIT (7 Days)

Vertebrates
Vertebrate Crossword
Vertebrate Traits
Vertebrate Worksheet

EOC  Biology Test April 27 & 28, 2009  (Tuesday & Wednesday)!

Invertebrates

3 Days

Simple Invertebrates

 

 

Chapters 33 & 34
Sponges, & Cnidarians 

 Unsegmented Worms 

Classification & Diversity of Life

Standard 7:
Students shall demonstrate an understanding that organisms are diverse.

 

CDL.7.B.20  
Identify the symmetry of organisms:

  • radial
  • bilateral
  • asymmetrical

CDL.7.B.21  
Compare and contrast
the major invertebrate classes according to their nervous, respiratory, excretory, circulatory, and digestive systems .

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoints:
Sponges

Cnidarians & Ctenophorans

Unsegmented Worms

Worksheets:

Sponges & Cnidarian Crossword

Flatworm & Roundworm Crossword

Sponges & Cnidarians review

Unsegmented Worms Review

Sponge Labeling

Sponge Coloring

Cnidarian Labeling

Cnidarian Coloring

Flat & Round Worm coloring

Sponge & Cnidarian puzzle 1

Sponge & Cnidarian puzzle 2

Worm puzzle

Labs:

Planarian Regeneration

Quizzes:
Sponges & Cnidarians 1

Sponges & Cnidarians 2

Unsegmented Worms Unsegmented Worms 2

Unit Study Guide Practice Test for Chapter

3 Days

Complex Invertebrates

 

Chapter 35
 Mollusks
 & 
     Annelids 

Classification & Diversity of Life

Standard 7:
Students shall demonstrate an understanding that organisms are diverse.

 

CDL.7.B.20
Identify
the symmetry of organisms:

  • radial
  • bilateral
  • asymmetrical

CDL.7.B.21
Compare and contrast
the major invertebrate classes according to their nervous, respiratory, excretory, circulatory, digestive, reproductive and integumentary systems.

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoint:
Worms and Mollusks
1.1   1.2   1.3   1.4

Worksheets:

Mollusk Coloring

Types of Mollusks Worksheet

Segmented Worm Labeling

Mollusk & Annelid Crossword

Earthworm Coloring

Mollusk puzzle

Annelid puzzle

Mollusk Review

Annelid Review

Lab:
Earthworm Dissection
 

Clam Dissection
Clam Dissection ppt

Quizzes:
Mollusk & Annelid Quiz
Annelid Quiz

Mollusk Quiz

Chapter Study Guide Practice Test for Chapter

2 Days

Complex Invertebrates

 

Chapters 36 & 37
Arthropods & Insects

Classification & Diversity of Life

Standard 7:
Students shall demonstrate an understanding that organisms are diverse.

CDL.7.B.20  
Identify
the symmetry of bilateral organisms.

CDL.7.B.21  
Compare and contrast the major invertebrate classes according to their nervous, respiratory, excretory, circulatory, digestive, reproductive and integumentary systems.

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoints:
Arthropods

Worksheets:

Arthropod Coloring

Arthropod puzzle

Insect puzzle

Arthropod & Insect Crossword

Arthropod Review

Labs:
Insect Collection

Grasshopper Dissection

Quizzes:
Arthropod Quiz
Insects Quiz

Unit Study Guide Practice Test for Unit
 

2 Days

Complex Invertebrates

 

Chapter 38

Echinoderms & Chordates 

Classification & Diversity of Life

Standard 7:
Students shall demonstrate an understanding that organisms are diverse.

CDL.7.B.20
Identify
the symmetry of organisms:

  • radial
  • bilateral

CDL.7.B.21
Compare and contrast
the major invertebrate classes according to their nervous, respiratory, excretory, circulatory, digestive, reproductive and integumentary systems.

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoints:
Echinoderms

Worksheets:

Echinoderm Coloring

Echinoderm & Chordate Crossword

Echinoderm Review

Lab:
Starfish Dissection

Quizzes:
Echinoderm Quiz

Chapter Study Guide Practice Test for Chapter

VERTEBRATES

Vertebrates 
Vertebrate Notes Revised
Vertebrate Traits
Vertebrate Worksheet

2 Days

Vertebrates

 

Chapters 39 & 40
Fish & Amphibians 


Classification & Diversity of Life

Standard 7:
Students shall demonstrate an understanding that organisms are diverse.

CDL.7.B.2
Differentiate
the characteristics of the kingdom Animalia.

CDL.7.B.8
Compare and contrast life cycles (sexual & metamorphosis) of vertebrates. 

CDL.7.B.22  
Compare and contrast the major vertebrate classes according to their nervous, respiratory, excretory, circulatory, digestive, reproductive and integumentary systems.

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoints:
Fish
Amphibians

Worksheets:

Fish Coloring

Amphibian Coloring

Fish Crossword

Amphibian Crossword

Fish Review

Amphibian Review

Fish puzzle

Amphibian puzzle

Lab:
Dissect Perch

Quizzes:
Fish Quiz
Amphibian Quiz

 

Unit Study Guide Practice Test for Unit
2 Days
Vertebrates

 

Chapters 40 & 41
Reptiles & Birds  

Classification & Diversity of Life

Standard 7:
Students shall demonstrate an understanding that organisms are diverse.

CDL.7.B.2 Differentiate the characteristics of the kingdom Animalia.

CDL.7.B.8
Compare and contrast life cycles of familiar organisms

  • sexual reproduction
  • asexual reproduction
  • metamorphosis  

CDL.7.B.22
Compare and contrast
the major vertebrate classes according to their nervous, respiratory, excretory, circulatory, digestive, reproductive and integumentary systems.

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoint:
Retiles

Birds

Worksheets:

Reptile Coloring

Bird Coloring

Reptile Crossword

Bird Crossword

Reptile puzzle
Bird puzzle

Reptile Review
Bird Review

Lab:
Bird Adaptations

Quizzes:
Reptile Quiz
Bird Quiz

 

Unit Study Guide Practice Test for Unit
2 Days
Vertebrates

 

Chapter 42
Mammals

Classification & Diversity of Life

Standard 7:
Students shall demonstrate an understanding that organisms are diverse.

 

CDL.7.B.2
Differentiate
the characteristics of the kingdom Animalia.

CDL.7.B.8
Compare and contrast life cycles of familiar organisms.

CDL.7.B.22  
Compare and contrast the major vertebrate classes according to their nervous, respiratory, excretory, circulatory, digestive, reproductive and integumentary systems.

Daily Openers:
Openers

PowerPoint:
Mammals

Worksheet:

Orders of Mammals

Mammal Coloring

Mammal puzzle

Mammal Crossword

Mammal Review

Lab:
Vertebrate Project

Quiz:
Mammals Quiz

Chapter Study Guide Practice Test for Chapter

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