Everything you need to know to pass Biotechnology


Honors Biology - 2nd Semester

I. Course Description:

II. Semester Schedule

Jan  5 No School!!!

6  Sect 21-1 DNA

7/8 Activity

       9 Sect 12.1 DNA


       12  Sect 12.2 DNA Replication

       13 Sect 12.3 Protein Synthesis - Transcription

14/15 Quiz & Lab

       16 Sect 12.3 Protein Synthesis - Translation


Jan 19 Martin Luther King Jr. - Holiday

       20 Sect 12.4 Mutations / Sect 12.5 Gene regulation

21/22 Quiz / Lab

       23 Review


       26 CH 12 Test

       27 Sect 13.1 Intro Genetic Engineering

28/29 Quiz / Lab (Open House)

       30 Work Day


Feb 2  Sect 13.2 Manipulating DNA

3  Sect 13.3 Cell Transformation

      4/5  Yeast slides

6 Sect 13.4 Applications of Genetic Engineering


9 CH 13 Test

10 Sect 14.1 Human Heredity

11/12  M&M Lab

13 Sect 14.2 Human Chromosomes


16 Holiday - President's Day

      17 Sect 14.3 Human Molecular Genetics

18/19 Quiz /

       20 Review


23 CH 14 Test (CH 14 HW)

       24 Sect 15.1 Genetic Diversity - Darwin

       25/26 Quiz / Lab

       27 Sect 15.2 Theories that point to Evolution


Mar  2 Sect 15.3 Natural Selection

        3 Review

  4/5  

        6 Test (CH 15 HW)


       9 Sect 16.1 Genes and Variation

 10 Sect 16.2 Changes in Gene Frequencies

       11/ 12 Lab (Hardy- Weinberg Lab, Hardy-Weinberg Supplement)

       13 NO SCHOOL


       16  Sect 16.3 Speciation

 17/18  Quiz Review / Notebooks Due

 19  Review

       20  (CH 16 HW,  Hardy-Weinberg)            (End of 3rd QTR)


 23 Review

       24/25 CH 16 Test / Brain Unit

 26  (Minimum Day!!) Drug addiction Unit

 27 Stuff


Spring Break (30th through the 6th)


Apr 7  Sect 17.1 The Fossil Record / Sect 17.2 Earth’s Early History

8/9  

     10 Sect 17.3 Evolution of Multicellular life


      13 Sect 17.4 Patterns of Evolution

14 Review / Vocab Quiz

15/16 NCLB Testing

17 Test CH 17 (CH 17 HW)


20/21  Sect 3.1 Ecology / Ecosystem activity (rubric)

22/23 Lab (bring in 10 pill bugs!)

24 Sect 3.2 Energy Flow


27/28 Sect 3.3 Cycles of Matter

     29/30  Review / CH 3 Test (CH 3 HW)

May  1 Sect 4.1 Climate


4 Sect 4.2 Factors in an Ecosystem

5 Sect 4.3 Biomes

6/7

8 Sect 4.4 Aquatic Ecosystems


11 Review

12 Essay #2

13/14 Vocab Quiz #2 / CH 4 Test

15 Sect 5.1 Population Growth


18 Sect 5.2 Limits to Population Growth / Sect 5.3 Human Population Growth

19 Sect 6.1 Human Impact on the Biosphere

20/21 Vocab Mega Quiz!

22 Sect 6.2 Earth’s Resources


25 Holiday - Memorial Day

26 Sect 6.3 Our Affect on Biodiversity

27/28  CH 5/6 Vocab Quiz / CH 5/6 Test  (Notebooks Due!)

     39 Review


Jun 1 Review

2 Final Exams 4 & 5

3 Final Exams 6

4 Final Exams 2

5 Last Day of School ½ day! (Hope you Feel Better)