AP Biology

 

Welcome to AP Biology 2018-19

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Here is the Calendar for the 2019-2020 school year

Here is the Bell Schedule for the 2019-2020 school year

 

 

 

 

UNIT 7: MY GENES MADE ME DO IT

Date

ClassWork or Homework

Tue

02-11

- Rewatch the Video : The Double Helix (17min)

- Modeling the Structure of DNA WS

     Go to the website to see the directions on HOW

Wed

02-12

*stamp HW

- NOTES: Ch 16 (DNA Replication)

- VIDEO: DNA Replication Fully Explained – Animated (2:33)

Thu

02-13

- VIDEO NOTES: DNA Replication (Amoeba Sisters - updated)  

- DNA Replication for Dummies

Fri

02-14

- Grade Exam

- Activity: Modeling DNA Replication w/Markers

        - Music:  DNA Replication Song

        - Music: DNA Replication (Love Song)

     - SHARE your group's powerpoint with me 

Tue

02-18

- Create your own DOODLE NOTES on DNA Replication

       (1) student handout  and   (1) teacher key

- Look over

Wed

02-19

*stamp HW

- VIDEO: DNA Rep – Copying the Molecule (6:15)

- DOODLE TIME: Teach Your Neighbor DNA Replication

- NOTES: Ch 17 (From Gene to Protein)

Thu

02-20

- DNA vs RNA Video Recap WS

       L side: add AP BIO level facts about DNA vs RNA

- Protein Synthesis Foldable

Fri

02-21

*stamp HW

- Brownie Synthesis

Mon

02-24

- Protein Synthesis Doodle Notes

GREAT HELPER VIDEO:

**BRING IN EMPTY PAPER TOWEL ROLL FOR WED**

- Mutations WS

        L side: notes on the different TYPES of mutations

Tue

02-25

ACT DAY

Wed

02-26

*stamp HW

START RACE TO THE SLOPES (#1)

- NOTES: Ch 18  (Bacteria)

- Mini-Lab:  Operons for Dummies

Thu

02-27

- Gene Control in Prokaryotes Packet

Fri

02-28

*stamp HW

RTS (#2)

Got Phage Got Phage- Reshow Operon Video (start @ 7min)

- Mini-Lab: Greeny the Sheep

Mon

03-02

- Finish your Sheep

- SSE #15

- Read Ch 20 notes about RESTRICTION ENZYMES, come up with questions

Tue

03-03

*stamp HW

RTS (#3)

- NOTES:  Ch 20, part 1 (DNA FP and PCR)

- VIDEO: PCR Animation

- PCR WS  (BioI pg 123-4)

Wed

03-04

- RE and Electrophoresis WS

- PCR Basics WS

Thu

03-05

*stamp HW

RTS (#4)

- It Was A Lousy Night

Fri

03-06

END of Q3

- Finish It Was A Lousy Night

- VIDEO NOTES:  Gel Graphing.mp4  

    

Mon

03-09

No School

Tue

03-10

* grade IWALN

RTS (#5)

- NOTES: Semi-Log Graphing

- SemiLog Practice Activity

Wed

03-11

- VIDEO NOTES: Using a Micropipette (BioRad Science)

- VIDEO NOTES: Agarose Gel Electrophoresis (BioRad Science)

- VIDEO NOTES:  Restriction Digestion of DNA (BioRad Science)

Thu

03-12

*stamp HW

RTS (#6)

- NOTES: AP Investigation #9

- Pipette Art

Fri

03-13

- Pre-Lab: AP Invest #9

- VIDEO: Bozeman Science AP Lab 6: Molecular Biology  (5:10 – 8:29 only)

Mon

03-16

*stamp HW

RTS (#7)

- LAB: AP Investigation #9, day 1   (make gels & do digest)

- Gel Electrophoresis WS  (Bio I pg 120 & 126)

Tue

03-17

- Name that Gene WS

 

Wed

03-18

*stamp HW

RTS (#8)

- LAB: AP Investigation #9, day 2  (run gels, stain)

- DNA Fingerprinting Activity

- Gel Electrophoresis WS #2

 

Thu

03-19

- Genetic Engineering Station Activity

Fri

03-20

*stamp HW

- Restriction Maps of the Linear Lambda Genome

- LAB: AP Investigation #9, day 3  (analyze)

Mon

03-22

- Finish Lab Write Up

Tue

03-24

*grade AP Invest #9

RTS (#9)

- NOTES: AP Investigation #8  (pGLO)  (aka 2nd half of Ch 20)

- VIDEO: Bozeman Science AP Lab 6: Molecular Biology  (0min – 5:10 only)

- EColi Insulin Facto

Wed

03-25

- VIDEO NOTES: Bacterial Transformation (BioRad Science)

- Gene Induction Packet (Bio 1 pg 202-5)     OR     Gene Cloning Packet (Bio 1 pg 130-2)

 

Thu

03-26

*stamp HW

RTS (#10)

-- LAB: AP Investigation #8, day 1  (transform & streak)

 

Fri

03-27

- Pre-Lab: AP Invest #8

- VIDEO NOTES:  pGLO Methodology and Results

 

Mon

03-30

*stamp HW

RTS (#11)

- LAB: AP Investigation #8, day 2  (analyze & lab write up)

 

Tue

03-31

- Restriction Mapping WS

- Finish Lab Write Up

Wed

04-01

*stamp HW

TEST: Ch 16, 17, 18, 20

NB Check & Collect HW Log

 

Thu

04-02

- PPC

Fri

04-03

Multicultural

Faire

 

RTS (#12)

 

 

 

 

April 6

thru

April 13

Spring Break

 

UNIT 6: IT'S IN YOUR GENES

Date

ClassWork or Homework

 

WINTER BREAK ASSIGNMENTS:

Project: Who Am I?

Mon

01-06

*grade Project

- VIDEO: Bill Nye on the Benefits of Sex

- NOTES:  Meiosis

- VIDEO:  Mitosis vs Meiosis Rap Battle

- Set Up AP Investigation #7 – put scallions in solutions

Tue

01-07

- Amoeba Sisters Recap of Meiosis WS

 

- Take Notes of Video: Amoeba Sisters Mitosis vs Meiosis

 

Wed

01-08

*stamp HW

- Meiosis & Crossing Over Lab

Thu

01-09

- Doodle Notes: Crossing Over

Fri

01-10

*stamp HW

- Corn Genetics and Chi-Square

Mon

01-13

- Meiosis 1 and 2 – Parent Cell & X-some Products

Tue

01-14

- NOTES: AP Investigation #17

- LAB: AP Invest #7, day 1

          Do Part 2 of Lab

Wed

01-15

- NOTES: CCB#13 – Where the Sex Starts

 

- SSE #10 – Making A Line Graph

Thu

01-16

- LAB: AP Invest #7, day 2

         Do Part 1 of Lab

Fri

01-17

- Finish Lab Write Up

- CER on Onion Part of Lab

Mon

01-20

NO SCHOOL

Tue

01-21

*Collect CER & GRADE LAB

- NOTES: Ch 14 (Mendel & The Gene Idea)

- VIDEO:  The DNA Double Helix Discovery (~16 min)

Wed

01-22

- SSE #33- Interpreting Data from an Experiment

- Take Video Notes on Amoeba Sister’s Video:  “Incomplete Dominance, Codominance, Polygenic Traits, and Epistasis”

Thu

01-23

*stamp HW

- NOTES: Ch 14 (The Gene Idea & Beyond)

- VIDEO: How We Get Our Skin Color (3:30)

 

Fri

01-24

 - SSE #11 – Making a Histogram

- Beyond Mendel WS

Mon

01-27

VIDEO: Some People Have 2 Persons Inside of Them (5:03)

- VIDEO:  The Biology of Skin Color (20 min)

- Understanding Variation Activity

Tue

01-28

- Finish Variation Activity (??)

- SSE #12

Wed

01-29

*stamp HW

- LAB: Environmental Influence on Genotypes & Phenotypes

             DAY 1: Set up Lab

Thu

01-30

- Genetics & Chi-Square WS

- TAKE VOCAB/NOTES on  “Heredity: Crash Course Bio #9”

- SSE #29   

 

Fri

01-31

*stamp HWs

- Go over Ch 15

(X-somal Basis of Inheritance)

 

- The Statistics of Inheritance

 

Mon

02-03

- Genetics Review WS

 

Tue

02-04

- LAB: Environmental Influence on Genotypes & Phenotypes

             DAY 9: Analyze Results

Wed

02-05

- PPC

Thu

02-07

*NB Check/Collect HW Log

UNIT 6 TEST

 

 

 

 

 

UNIT 5: SAY "BAM" ONE MORE TIME

Date

ClassWork or Homework

Mon

11-11

NO SCHOOL

Tue

11-12

- Exploring Cell Communication

- Watch Video:  Bonnie Bassler’s TED Talk (18:17)

     (fill out Ted Talks: Bonnie Bassler WS)

Wed

11-13

*stamp HW

- Cell Communication POGIL

Thu

11-14

- Take notes on video: Cell Communication (Bozeman)

- Come up with Questions for Ch 11

 

Fri

11-15

*stamp HW

- ANY questions ON Ch 11? (Cell Communication)

 

- Cell Signaling Pathway – Giving the Green Light

    

 

Mon

11-18

- SSE #31

- Doodle Notes – Describe what is happening in the PTC-tasting Pathway

 

Tue

11-19

*stamp HW

 

½ class does one, ½ does the other – then will teach the class their scenario

- CASE STUDY:  Muscleman: A Surprising Case of Shrinkage

- CASE STUDY: My Dog Is Broken

 

Wed

11-20

- Bring in some candy

- Cell Membrane Signaling Summary Poster

 

Thu

11-21

 

- Chemoreceptor Lab

 

Fri

11-22

 

Thanksgiving

Break

 

- Cell Signal Project

 

Mon

12-02

 

- Present Projects

 

Wed

12-03

- Mitosis Mover (online review) *get ready for Thu!!

- Amoeba Sisters Recap of Mitosis WS   

 

 

Thu

12-04

 *stamp HW

- Mitosis Class Review*

 

- VIDEO: The Double Helix (~16min)

 

Fri

12-05

- Cell Cycle Doodle Notes  (just your own)

 

 

Mon

12-09

*stamp HW

- Mitosis QR Code Scavenger Hunt

- Cell Cycle Regulation WS 

Tue

12-10

Review for Final Exam

Wed

12-11

*stamp HW

- The Eukayotic Cell Cycle and Cancer

Thu

12-12

Bring stuff in for your poster

Fri

12-13

Final Exam Review Poster

Mon

12-16

YOUR FAMILY HISTORY

(here is the directions worksheet)

Tue

12-17

FULL DAY

FINALS – Per 1 & 2

 

 

Wed

12-18

HALF DAY

FINALS – Per 3 & 4

 

Thu

12-19

HALF DAY

FINALS – Per 5 & 6

 

Fri

12-20

HALF DAY

FINALS – Per 7 & 8

 

 

 

 

UNIT 4: IT ONLY HURTS WHEN I BREATHE

Date

ClassWork or Homework

Tue

09-24

TEST: Ch 6-7

NB CHECK & Collect HW Log

Wed

09-25

- Time to Doodle With Enzymes

Thu

09-26

*stamp Doodle Notes

- DOODLE NOTES PRESENTATIONS

- NOTES: Ch 8 review

- NOTES: AP Investigation #13 (Enzyme Lab)

       Demonstrate Set Up

Fri

09-27

- watch Video:  Enzymes (Amoeba Sisters) -  

  -  Video Recap of Enzymes WS

- CER for AP Inv #13

- Be prepared for Sharret Protocol next class

Mon

09-30

*stamp HWs

- Sharret Protocol for AP Investigation #13

Tue

10-01

- Create your CLAIM

Wed

10-02

*stamp HW

- AP Investigation #13

Thu

10-03

- Finish C/E/R mini poster for AP Inv #13

Fri

10-04

*grade C/E/R mini-Poster

- Music: Glucose

- Respiration Dance = Summary of Ch 9 & 10

- NOTES: Ch 9 (day 1)

- MUSIC:  Cell Respiration Song (4:54)

Mon

10-07

- Entropy & Order WS (Bio II pg 10, 13-16)

- Oxidative Phosphorylation WS

Tue

10-08

*stamp HW 

- REVIEW:  Music: Oxidative Phosph (4:26)

- NOTES: Ch 9 (day 2)

Wed

10-09

- SSE #5 – Cell Respiration – Interpreting a Scatter Plot

 

Thu

10-10

*stamp HW

- Modeling Cell Reparation

Fri

10-11

-  SSE #29 – Interpreting a Graph

- Time to Doodle with Cell Respiration

Mon

10-14

*Present Doodle Notes

- NOTES: AP Investigation #6

- AP Investigation #6 , day 1 (setup)

       Cell Respiration

Tue

10-15

- Pre-Lab for AP Investigation #6 WS

- SSE #29 – Calculating & Interpreting Temperature Coefficients

Wed

10-16

*stamp HW

- AP Investigation #6, day 2 (run)

Thu

10-17

- Finish Lab Write-Up  

- Play interactive game 

 

Fri

10-18

*grade AP Invest #6

- Photosynthesis POGIL

Mon

10-21

- Take notes on CC #8 - Photosynthesis

- VIDEO: The Photosynthesis Dance

- Doodle Notes on PS

Tue

10-22

*stamp HW

- NOTES: AP Investigation #5

        ~ Form groups and start coming up with procedures

- HOW TO SET UP INV #5

Wed

10-23

- CER for AP Inv #5

- Be prepared for Sharret Protocol next class

Thu

10-24

*collect BPOTW

-  Sharret Protocol for AP Investigation #5

Fri

10-25

NO SCHOOL

Mon

10-28

- Time to Doodle with Photosynthesis

- SSE #42 -  Transcription Rate of RuBisCO

Tue

10-29

*stamp HW

- AP Investigation #5, day 1

       Learn how to set up/ do (+) and (-) control

      Start Experiment

Wed

10-30

BPOTW: Photosynthesis

 

Thu

10-31

*grade HW

- AP Investigation #5, day 2

         Retest? Work on Poster

Fri

11-01

- Photosynthesis Interactive Online Packet

 

Mon

11-04

*stamp HW

- 10 min to prep/glue

AP INVEST #5 POSTER PRESENTATIONS

- PS Spoon Game

Tue

11-05

TBD

Wed

11-06

- PTC Fitness Activity

Thu

11-07

WORK ON PPC

Fri

11-08

TEST: Ch 8, 9, and 10

*NB Check & Collect HW Log

Mon

11-11

NO SCHOOL

UNIT 3: WHAT THE CELL?!?!?!

DATE

EXPECTED WORK

NOTES?

Wed

09-04

*stamp HW: Cell Organelle Review/Profile WS

- Activity: Organelle Speed Dating

- Cell Organelle Structure and FUNction Summary

 

Thu

09-05

- Limitations to Cell Size WS (Bio I pg 32-33)

- Structure of Membranes WS (Bio I pg 59-60)

 

** bring in scissors and glue for tomorrow

 

VIDEO NOTES: Intro to Cell Signaling (Amoeba Sisters)

 

-VIDEO NOTES:  “In Da Club – Membranes & Transport – Crash Course #5

 

- Cell Membrane Doodle Notes

** Come up with ?s on Ch 7 (Water)

 

 

 

 

Fri

09-06

*stamp HW (Bio I pg 32-33 & 31 + video notes)

-Grade Unit 2 Essay

- Answer ?s on Ch 7 (PM & Special Case of Water)

- Bubble Lab

 

Mon

09-09

- Finish Bubble Lab Write Up

 

VIDEO NOTES: Cell Membrane (Bozeman Science)

VIDEO NOTES: Transport Across Cell Membranes

 

-SSE #32 – Describing and Interpreting Quantitative Data

 

 

 

Tue

09-10

*stamp HWs & go over/ collect BPOTW#3

QUIZ:  Ch 6, 7, and the Videos

- NOTES: AP Investigation #4

*BPOTW #2 (C-E-R) due Thu*

 

Wed

09-11

- PRE-LAB FOR AP LAB#4

Watch these videos to help with the lab:

1. 2.1.6 Explain the importance of the surface area to volume ratio as a factor limiting cell size”

2. 2.4.4 Defining Diffusion and Osmosis

- Read “Water Potential” handout (Quiz Fri)

 

 

 

Thu

09-12

*stamp Pre-Lab, collect BPOTW#4

- AP INVESTIGATION #4, day 1

 (Set up Part 2 – Dialysis Tubing + Sugar Water)

 (Set up Part 3 – tubing + unknown)

 

Fri

09-13

- DOWNLOAD APP: Cell Defense

- Cell Defense WS

- Write a summary from the Water Potential Simulator

 

Mon

09-16

* Authentic Assessment on Diffusion/Osmosis

- “Pop Quiz” on Water Potential Handout

- AP INVESTIGATION #4, day 2

(Read Part 2 & 3, Set up Part 4 – potatoes + Sugar Water)

 

 

Tue

09-17

Work on lab Write Up

Try Studying!

 

Wed

09-18

- AP INVESTIGATION #4, day 3

  (Read Part 4, do Part 1 – Cubes) 

 

 

Thu

09-19

- Finish AP Invest #4 Write Up

-

Fri

09-20

*grade AP Inv #4

Unit 3 Review Session: PPC? Mapping?

 

Mon

09-23

Unit 3 Rev WS

uh…. try STUDYING??        

- Use your WYSK Handout

Tue

09-24

TEST: Ch 6, 7

NB Check & Collect HW Log

 

- Set Up Unit 4: It Only  Hurts When I Breathe

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unit 2:  BIG BAD BIOCHEM

Date

EXPECTED WORK

NOTES

Mon

08-12

 

167 81 Class Days until the AP EXAM

*collect:  Course Exp Quiz, Lab Safety, Parent Permission,

  Summer HW (aka Ecology Binder) due WED           

- LAB: What are AP Bio Students?

     Day 1 – Collect individual and class data

HANDOUTS:  How to Write Up A Lab & Unit 2 Notes

 

 

Tue

08-13

STUDY FOR ECOLOGY TEST TOMORROW

- TEST WED on ECOLOGY

- Collect Ecology NB on WED

- HANDOUTS: Notes – glue in NB

 

*Materials Check on Fri

 

Wed

08-14

*Ecology NB Check

- TEST on Unit 1 (60 min)

- NOTES: Statistics

- VIDEO on MAKING SKETCH NOTES

 

Thu

08-15

- Interpreting Sample Variability      (Bio I pg 369-70)

- Collect more fish data

 

Fri

08-16

*stamp HW

**MATERIALS CHECK**     **CHECK OUT BOOKS**

- PREQUIZ on BIOCHEMISTRY

- HANDOUT:  BPOTW #1 (due Tue 08-20)

 

- HANDOUT: Note Taking Strategies

- Go over how to “Set Up” NOTES: Ch 2 (Chem of Life)

- Work on Ch 2 & 3 notes (on your own)

 

- START NOW on some kind of

Speed Reading Practice:  http://www.spreeder.com/app.php

Mon

08-19

- Collect more fish data

- Intro to Ch 2 & 3 WS

 

Tue

08-20

*stamp HW

- Notes: AP Inv #11 (Transpiration)

- LAB: AP Investigation #11, Day 1  (Set up Plants)

*collect Final Fish Data

 

Wed

08-21

- Finish “What are AP Bio Students” Lab Write Up

- Focused Review:  CH 2 & 3

- Add to Ch 2&3 Notes

**POP QUIZ THU on CH 2 & 3

 

Thu

08-22

POP QUIZ: Ch 2 & 3  (10 min)

*grade “What are AP Bio…” Lab

Ch 3 Rev Demo: Walking-Water Rainbow

- NOTES: CH 4 (Carbon)

 

Fri

08-23

- What is ATP WS? (Parts 1-3)

- Pre Watch the Ch 5 Notes & Come up w/Questions

      Carbohydrates     Lipids     Proteins     Nucleic Acids

- Create PROOF of you studying

- VIDEO NOTES:  Protein Structure and Folding (Amoeba Sisters)

 

Mon

08-26

*stamp HW & collect BPOTW #1

- LAB: AP Investigation #11, Day 6 (Results)

- Go over Ch 5

 

Tue

08-27

 

- Finish Lab Write Up (AP Inv #11)

 

Wed

08-28

*grade AP Inv #6

- PPC on Unit 2

- Modeling Macromolecules Activity

- What is ATP (Part 4): create a 1 min video SHOWING and EXPLAINING how the ATP/ADP cycle works

 

Thu

08-29

- Create a CONCEPT MAP of Vocab from WYSK

- NB Check for UNIT 2 on WED

- STUDY FOR UNIT 2 TEST on FRI

 

Fri

08-30

TEST on Unit 2:  Ch 2-5,

- PRE-QUIZ on Cells

 

Tue

09-03

- Set up Unit 3  (What the Cell?!?!)  - i.e. glue in notes

- America’s Got Talent: Cells Edition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLICK HERE FOR THE SUMMER HOMEWORK PACKET

 

To assist you in your homework....

     FOR ASSIGNMENT #3:  ** Here is an online textbook to help you with ecology.... it's big...  you'll have to download it

           If that file is too big... here's another online AP Biology textbook

     

     FOR ASSIGNMENT #2: VIDEO LINKS:

     1. Nature of Science             2. The Scientific Method              3. CER

     4.  Science Practice 1            5.  Science Practice 2                   6.  Science Practice 3

     7.  Science Practice 4            8.  Science Practice 5                   9.  Science Practice 6

     10. Science Practice 7

      

 

BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR PAPERWORK

- Please take this "Getting to Know You Survey"

- Please fill out the following the Release Form   (en esapnol)

- Course Expectations:  save it, read it... you don't have to print it out

- Course Expectation Signature Form:  Print this out and turn it in on the 1st day of school

- Lab Safety Form:  Print this out and turn it in on the 1st day of school

- Parent Permission Form and Materials List:   Print these out ... permission due the 1st day of school

              MATERIALS CHECK WILL BE ON FRIDAY, AUG 16th

 

 

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