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This page will have the links to various Biology assignments or projects throughout the year.

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Biology Assignments

Syllabus

- 2017-2018 Biology Syllabus


Lab Reports

- Lab Report Rubric

- Sample Lab Report


Extra Credit

- Extra Credit Article Summary


Problem Sets

- Chapter 1 Problem Set

- Chapter 2a Problem Set

- Chapter 2b Problem Set

- Chapter 7a Problem Set

- Chapters 2c & 7b Problem Set

- Chapters 8 & 9 Problem Set

- Chapters 16 & 17 Problem Set

- Chapter 18 Problem Set

- Chapters 19 & 20 Problem Set

- Chapters 10 & 11 Problem Set

- Chapters 11 & 14 Problem Set

- Chapters 12 & 13 Problem Set

- Chapters 3 & 4 Problem Set

- Chapters 5 & 6 Problem Set

- Chapter 34 Problem Set


Natural Phenomena

- Chapter 1 Natural Phenomenon

- Chapter 2 Natural Phenomenon

- Chapter 3 Natural Phenomenon

- Chapter 4 Natural Phenomenon

- Chapter 5a Natural Phenomenon

- Chapters 6 & 7 Natural Phenomenon

- Chapters 13 & 14 Natural Phenomenon

- Chapter 15 Natural Phenomenon

- Chapter 8 Natural Phenomenon

- Chapter 9 Natural Phenomenon

- Chapter 10 Natural Phenomenon

- Chapters 34 - 38 Natural Phenomenon


Projects

- Nutritional Analysis Project:  Directions

- Nutritional Analysis Project:  Web Site

- Animal Diversity Project:  Directions and Rubric

- Ecology Project:  Directions

- Ecology Project:  Rubric

- Punnett Square Poster Project:  Directions

- Punnett Square Poster Project:  Rubric

- Storybook Project:  Directions

- Storybook Project:  Rubric


Semi-Cumulative Quizzes

- Second Marking Period Large Semi-Cumulative Quiz

- Fourth Marking Period Large Semi-Cumulative Quiz


Chapter 1:  The Science of Biology

- What is Inside the Mystery Boxes? (lab)

- Analyzing Science Terms (worksheet)

- The Tale of the Other Dog (worksheet)

- Measuring Length, Mass, Volume, and Temperature (lab)

- Scientific Method Steps (worksheet)


Chapter 2a:  The Chemistry of Life

- Subatomic Particles and Orbital Diagrams (worksheet)

- Counting Atoms (worksheet)

- Periodic Table

- Periodic Table in Pictures and Words

- Periodic Table Scavenger Hunt (worksheet)

- Bonding and Chemical Formulas (worksheet)

- Properties of Water (lab)

- pH Measurements/Indicator Kit (lab)


Chapter 2b:  Biochemistry

- Making Organic Biomolecules (activity)

- Fun With Biomolecules (worksheet)

- Identifying Organic Compounds (lab)

- Neutralizing Antacids With Sour Patch Kids (lab)


Chapter 7a:  Cells

- Cell Analogies (worksheet)

- Cell Analogies - Give One, Get One (worksheet)

- DNA Isolation From Strawberries (lab)

- Using a Compound Microscope (lab)


Chapters 2c & 7b:  The Cell Membrane & Enzymes

- U-Tube Directions (worksheet)

- U-Tube (worksheet)

- Blood Cells (worksheet)

- Gelatin (article)

- Investigating Jell-O (lab)

- Inquiry Lab - Cell Membranes (lab)

- Observing Osmosis (lab)

- Enzyme Action:  Testing Catalase Activity (lab)


Chapters 8 & 9:  Cellular Energetics

- Cycle Diagram - Photosynthesis (worksheet)

- Cycle Diagram - Cellular Respiration & Fermentation (worksheet)

- Effect of Exercise on Carbon Dioxide Production (lab)


Chapters 16 & 17:  Evolution & Natural Selection

- Biological Species Concept (worksheet)

- Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium (worksheet packet)

- The Explanatory Power of Evolution (article)

- When Will We Evolve Out of Our Useless Appendages? (article)

- Modeling Camouflage and Natural Selection (lab)


Chapter 18:  Classification

- Dichotomous Keys (worksheet packet)

- Dead Stuff in Jars (lab)


Chapters 19 & 20:  The History of Life; Viruses & Prokaryotes

- Bacteria Vs. Viruses (worksheet)

- Bacterial Growth Lab (lab)

- Pasteur's Experiment (lab)


Chapters 10 & 11:  Chromosomes

- Compare/Contrast Table (worksheet)

- Making Karyotypes (activity)

- Modeling Phases of the Cell Cycle (lab)

- Modeling Meiosis (lab)


Chapters 11 & 14:  Heredity

- Genetics Problem Sets (worksheet packet)

- Investigating Inherited Traits AKA "Make a Baby"(lab)


Chapters 12 & 13:  DNA; RNA and Protein Synthesis

- Genetic Code Chart (worksheet)

- Mutations (worksheet)

- How Genes Work (worksheet)

- Conversions and Drawings (worksheet)

- Modeling DNA Probes (activity)

- DNA Replication (lab)

- Investigating Gel Electrophoresis (lab)


Chapters 3 & 4:  The Biosphere; Ecosystems and Communities

- Food Web & A Salt Marsh Food Web (worksheet)

- Make a Food Web (worksheet)

- Identifying a Limiting Nutrient (lab)


Chapters 5 & 6:  Populations; Humans in the Biosphere

- Population Dynamics (worksheet)

- The Fox and Rabbit Game (lab)

- The Warnings of the DDT Story (article)

- Observing the Effects of Acid Rain (lab)

- All Life on Earth, In One Staggering Chart (article)


Chapter 34:  Animal Behavior

- Identifying Methods of Learning (worksheet)

- Signals For Survival (worksheet)

- Exploring Mealworm Behavior (lab)