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Honors Biology - 1st Semester


Semester Schedule

Aug 17 First Day Check-in / Review semester plan & and orientation

        18 CH 1.1 & 1.2 Scientific Method & Lab Journals

        19 CH 1.4 Working with Numbers


22 Metric System / Dimensional Analysis (making conversions) & Graphing

23  CH 1.3 & 1.4 Studying Life

24  Review / Practice (Science Math, Key)

        25  Graphing Lab / CH 1 Test (CH 1 HW)

        28  Metric & Density


        29  Metric Quiz / CH 2.1 Atoms & Elements

30  CH 2.1 Chemical Bonding

31  CH 2.2 Emergent Properties of Water

Sep 1 Quiz & Lab Intro

2  Lab


5  Holiday - Labor Day

6  CH 2.3 Macromolecules - Carbohydrates & Lipids

7  CH 2.3 Macromolecules - Nucleic Acids & Proteins

8  Quiz & Lab Intro

9  Lab  


12  CH 2.4 Enzymes

13  CH 2 Test (CH 2 HW)

14  Quiz & Lab Intro

15  Lab

16 No School


19 CH 7.1 Intro to Cells / Microscopes

20 CH 7.2 Cell Organelles

21 CH 7.2 Cell Organelles

22  Quiz & Lab Intro

23  Lab


       26  CH 7.3 Cell Boundaries & Transport Mechanisms

       27  CH 7.4 Cell Specialization

       28  Review

       29 Quiz & Lab Intro

30 Lab


Oct 3  Holiday - Rosh Hashanah

4  CH 7 Test (CH 7 HW)

5  CH 8.1 Energy Strategies

6  Quiz & Lab Intro

7  Lab


10  CH 8.2 Intro to Photosynthesis

11  CH 8.3 Photosynthesis Reactions

12  Holiday - Yom Kippur

13 Quiz & Lab Intro                  Lab Journals & Notebooks Due

14  Lab                  (End of 1st Quarter)


17  CH 8.3 Photosynthesis Reactions

18  CH 8 Test (CH 8 HW)

19  CH 9.1 Chemical Pathways and Glycolysis

20  Quiz & Lab Intro

21  Lab   


24 CH 9.1 Fermentation / CH 9.2 Kreb Cycle

25 CH 9.2 ETC and Energy Use

26  Review

27 Quiz & Lab Intro

28 Lab


       31 CH 9 Test (CH 9 HW)

Nov 1  CH 10.1 Cell Growth

 2  CH 10.2 Cell Cycle

3   Quiz & Lab Intro

4   Lab   


7 CH 10.2 Cell Cycle - Mitosis

8  CH 10.3 Cell Regulation

9  Quiz & Lab Intro

10 Lab

11 Holiday - Veteran's Day


14  Review

15  CH 10 Test (CH 10 HW)

16  Movie

       17

       18 Mega  Review C-Word



21 - 25                                  THANKSGIVING VACATION


      28 CH 11.1 Intro to Genetics

      29 CH 11.2 Probability

30

Dec 1 Quiz / Lab

2  CH 11.3 Inheritance


5  CH 11.4 Meiosis

6  CH 11.5 Gene Mapping

7  Review

8  CH 11 Test (CH 11 HW)                     

9 Mega Vocab Quiz


12 Quizmass!!!                 Notebooks & Lab Journals are Due

13 Quizmass!!!

14 Quizmass!!!

15 Quizmass!!!

16 Quizmass!!!                     


        19 Final exams

        20 Final exams

        21 Final exams                                           (End of 1st Semester)


22 – Jan 10 WINTER BREAK



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