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Biology Course Syllabus

 

Fall 2016 1st Semester Biology Lesson Plans

Lesson 1 - Introduction - August 17

Lesson 2 - Section 1.1 Biology the Study of Life - August 18

Lesson 3 - Section 1.2 - Unifying Themes of Biology - August 19

Lesson 4 - Scientific Thinking and Processes - August 22

Lesson 5 - Review Unifying Themes of Biology and Preparation for first lab - August 23

Lesson 6 - Review Scientific Thinking and Processes and Lab#1 - August 24 & 25
Lesson 7 - Vocabulary Quiz#1, Analysis data from Lab#1, complete mini-poster of Unifying Themes of Biology - August 26

 

Classwork Summaries

Lesson 1 Class Introduction – Read and discuss biology course syllabus

 

Lesson 2 Biology the Study of Life – Copy Lesson 2 Key Concept, Learning Objectives and Read Section 1.1 then define vocabulary words of Section 1.1 of Interactive Reader and take class notes

 

Lesson 3 Unifying Themes of Biology – Copy Lesson 3 Key Concept, Learning Objectives and Read Section 1.2 then define vocabulary words of Section 1.2 of Interactive Reader and take class notes

 

Lesson 4 Scientific Thinking and Processes - Copy Lesson 4 Key Concept, Learning Objectives and Read Section 1.3 then define vocabulary words of Section 1.2 of Interactive Reader and take class notes

 

Lesson 5 Review of Unifying Themes of Biology - Create mini-poster illustrating the 4 unifying themes of biology, students will watch and take notes on Scientific Method

 

Lesson 6 Review of Scientific Thinking and Processes - review answers to Study Guide 1.3, students do Lab#1 - Testing of Sunscreen Lotions with ultraviolet (U.V.) beads

 

Lesson 7 Vocabulary quiz#1, Analyze data from lab#1, and complete mini-poster of Unifying themes of Biology

 

Homework

Lesson 1 – Read course syllabus and then fill in requested information and have parent sign last page last page of course syllabus; Due Thursday 8/18/16

Lesson 2 – Study Guide 1.1 questions 1-11 p. 1-2; Due Friday 8/19/16.

Lesson 3 – Study Guide 1.2 questions 1-16 p. 3-4; Due Monday 8/22/16.

Lesson 4 – Study Guide 1.3 questions 1-17 p. 5-6; Due Tuesday 8/22/16.

Lesson 5 - Mini-poster of unifying themes of biology; Due Friday 8/26/16

Lesson 6 - Study for quiz based on Sections 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 vocabulary words; Due Friday 8/26/16

Lesson 7 - Complete Lab#1 report - Testing of Sunscreen Lotions with ultraviolet (U.V.) beads; Due Monday 8/29/16.