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1 Biology Core Sem 2 Activity Points % of Total Discuss 75 4% Exam 100 6% Final Exam 100 6% Journal 100 6% Lab % Practice 125 7% Quiz % Test (CST) % Total Points for the Course : 1740 Unit 1 : DNA and Heredity Lesson 1.1 : The Code of Life Activity : Study - Organization of DNA Learn about the organization of DNA into alleles genes and chromosomes. Activity : Quiz - Organization of DNA Due : 29 Jan 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Study - Mitosis Learn about the process of mitosis. Activity : Quiz - Mitosis Due : 29 Jan 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Journal - Your Traits (Documents: Journal) Reflect on the uniqueness of human traits. Due : 29 Jan 2015 Scoring : 20 Points Earned : In Progress Lesson 1.2 : Passing On Traits Activity : Study - Meiosis Learn about the process of meiosis. Activity : Quiz - Meiosis 1/12

2 Due : 03 Feb 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Study - Principles of Heredity Learn about the principles of heredity and the importance of genetics to organisms. Activity : Quiz - Principles of Heredity Due : 03 Feb 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Lesson 1.3 : Mendelian Genetics Activity : Study - Basics of Mendelian Genetics Learn about the history and principles of Mendelian genetics. Activity : Quiz - Basics of Mendelian Genetics Due : 09 Feb 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Study - Predicting Genetic Outcomes Learn how to predict genetic outcomes. Learn how to use Punnett squares. Activity : Quiz - Predicting Genetic Outcomes Due : 09 Feb 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Practice - DNA and Heredity (Documents: Practice Assignment) Practice problem-solving skills related to concepts in the lesson. Due : 09 Feb 2015 Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 25 Points Earned : In Progress Lesson 1.4 : Doing Science: DNA and Heredity Activity : Study - The Right Prescription for Bacteria Learn about bacteria. Activity : Quiz - The Right Prescription for Bacteria Due : 13 Feb 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Lab - The Right Prescription for Bacteria (Documents: Dry Lab, FYI, FYI, Wet Lab) Perform a lab about the effect of antibiotics on bacteria Due : 13 Feb 2015 Duration : 1 hr 30 min Scoring : 50 Points Earned : In Progress Activity : Discuss - The Right Prescription for Bacteria (Documents: Discussion) Discuss the results of your lab. 2/12

3 Due : 13 Feb 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 15 Points Earned : Lesson 1.5 : DNA and Heredity Wrap-Up Activity : Review - Unit Review Prepare for the unit test by reviewing key concepts and skills. Duration : 30 min Activity : Test (CST) - Computer-Scored Unit Test Take a computer-scored test to assess what you have learned in this unit. Due : 18 Feb 2015 Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 50 Points Earned : Activity : Test (TST) - Teacher-Scored Unit Test Take a teacher-scored test to assess what you have learned in this unit. Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 50 Points Earned : (optional) Lesson 1.6 : Diagnostic Activity : Diag - DNA and Heredity Take a diagnostic unit test that will generate a study plan based on your responses. Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 25 Points Earned : (optional) Unit 2 : DNA to Protein Lesson 2.1 : Structure of Genetic Material Activity : Study - DNA Replication Learn about the structure of DNA. Learn about the process of DNA replication. Activity : Quiz - DNA Replication Due : 23 Feb 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Study - Viruses and Bacteria Learn about the structure of viruses and bacteria how they obtain food and reproduce and their significance to ecosystems. Activity : Quiz - Viruses and Bacteria Due : 23 Feb 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Journal - Nucleic Acids (Documents: Journal) Reflect on how many scientists contributed to the discovery of the structure of DNA Due : 23 Feb 2015 Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Lesson 2.2 : From DNA to Protein Activity : Study - Transcription Learn about how DNA is read to make mrna in the process of transcription 3/12

4 Activity : Quiz - Transcription Due : 27 Feb 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Study - Translation Learn about mrna is used to build molecules of protein Activity : Quiz - Translation Due : 27 Feb 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Lesson 2.3 : Changes to DNA Activity : Study - Genetic Mutations Learn how genetic mutations occur the effect of mutations and different types of mutations. Activity : Quiz - Genetic Mutations Due : 04 Mar 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Study - DNA Technology Learn about technologies related to DNA their significance and the ethical and societal issues related to them. Activity : Quiz - DNA Technology Due : 04 Mar 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Practice - DNA to Protein (Documents: Practice Assignment) Practice problem-solving skills related to concepts in the lesson. Due : 04 Mar 2015 Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 25 Points Earned : Lesson 2.4 : Doing Science: DNA to Protein Activity : Study - Radical Radishes Learn about methods to study DNA. Activity : Quiz - Radical Radishes Due : 09 Mar 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Lab - Radical Radishes (Documents: Dry Lab, FYI, FYI, Wet Lab) Perform a lab to test how radiation affects the germination of radish seedlings. Due : 09 Mar 2015 Duration : 1 hr 30 min Scoring : 50 Points Earned : 4/12

5 Activity : Discuss - Radical Radishes (Documents: Discussion) Discuss the results of your lab. Due : 09 Mar 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 15 Points Earned : Lesson 2.5 : DNA to Protein Wrap-Up Activity : Review - Unit Review Prepare for the unit test by reviewing key concepts and skills. Duration : 30 min Activity : Test (CST) - Computer-Scored Unit Test Take a computer-scored test to assess what you have learned in this unit. Due : 13 Mar 2015 Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 50 Points Earned : Activity : Test (TST) - Teacher-Scored Unit Test Take a teacher-scored test to assess what you have learned in this unit. Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 50 Points Earned : (optional) Lesson 2.6 : Diagnostic Activity : Diag - DNA to Protein Take a diagnostic unit test that will generate a study plan based on your responses. Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 25 Points Earned : (optional) Unit 3 : Ecosystems and Natural Selection Lesson 3.1 : Ecosystems Activity : Study - Ecosystems and Biomes Learn about what makes up an ecosystem and about different types of ecosystems. Activity : Quiz - Ecosystems and Biomes Due : 19 Mar 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Study - Stability and Change in an Ecosystem Learn how an ecosystem responds to change. Activity : Quiz - Stability and Change in an Ecosystem Due : 19 Mar 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Journal - Your Ecosystem (Documents: Journal) Reflect on the qualities of the ecosystem you live in Due : 19 Mar 2015 Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Lesson 3.2 : Populations Activity : Study - Population Structure 5/12

6 Learn about factors that affect populations. Activity : Quiz - Population Structure Due : 24 Mar 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Study - Population Dynamics Learn about how genes are passed through populations. Activity : Quiz - Population Dynamics Due : 24 Mar 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Lesson 3.3 : Adaptation and Natural Selection Activity : Study - Variation and Adaptation Learn how species vary geographically and over time and how they adapt to their habitats. Activity : Quiz - Variation and Adaptation Due : 30 Mar 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Study - Natural Selection Learn how and why natural selection occurs what affects natural selection and what is and is not natural selection. Activity : Quiz - Natural Selection Due : 30 Mar 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Practice - Adaptation and Natural Selection (Documents: Practice Assignment) Practice problem-solving skills related to concepts in the lesson. Due : 30 Mar 2015 Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 25 Points Earned : Lesson 3.4 : Doing Science: Ecosystems and Natural Selection Activity : Study - Birds on an Island Learn about using simulations models and other experimental techniques Activity : Quiz - Birds on an Island Due : 03 Apr 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Lab - Birds on an Island (Documents: Dry Lab, FYI, FYI, Wet Lab) Perform a lab to observe how the frequency of traits in a population changes over time Due : 03 Apr 2015 Duration : 1 hr 30 min Scoring : 50 Points Earned : 6/12

7 Activity : Discuss - Birds on an Island (Documents: Discussion) Discuss the results of your lab. Due : 03 Apr 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 15 Points Earned : Lesson 3.5 : Ecosystems and Natural Selection Wrap-Up Activity : Review - Unit Review Prepare for the unit test by reviewing key concepts and skills. Duration : 30 min Activity : Test (CST) - Computer-Scored Unit Test Take a computer-scored test to assess what you have learned in this unit. Due : 08 Apr 2015 Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 50 Points Earned : Activity : Test (TST) - Teacher-Scored Unit Test Take a teacher-scored test to assess what you have learned in this unit. Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 50 Points Earned : (optional) Lesson 3.6 : Diagnostic Activity : Diag - Ecosystems and Natural Selection Take a diagnostic unit test that will generate a study plan based on your responses. Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 25 Points Earned : (optional) Unit 4 : Evolution and Classification Lesson 4.1 : Evolution Activity : Study - Mechanism for Evolution Learn about the process of evolution and the history of the theory of evolution. Activity : Quiz - Mechanism for Evolution Due : 13 Apr 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Study - Evidence for Evolution Learn about the fossil record and the implications for evolutionary thought. Activity : Quiz - Evidence for Evolution Due : 13 Apr 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Journal - Theories and Laws (Documents: Journal) Reflect on the different of theories hypotheses and laws Due : 13 Apr 2015 Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Lesson 4.2 : Classification Activity : Study - Speciation 7/12

8 Learn what defines a living thing. Activity : Quiz - Speciation Due : 17 Apr 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Study - Methods for Classification Learn about the taxonomic systems for classifying organisms. Activity : Quiz - Methods for Classification Due : 17 Apr 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Lesson 4.3 : Diversity of Life Activity : Study - Life on Earth Learn about microorganisms and fungi. Activity : Quiz - Life on Earth Due : 23 Apr 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Study - Plants and Animals Learn about plant and animal structure and function. Activity : Quiz - Plants and Animals Due : 23 Apr 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Practice - Diversity of Life (Documents: Practice Assignment) Practice problem-solving skills related to concepts in the lesson. Due : 23 Apr 2015 Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 25 Points Earned : Lesson 4.4 : Doing Science: Evolution and Classification Activity : Study - Bones Feathers and Fur Learn about the scientific process of classifying living things. Activity : Quiz - Bones Feathers and Fur Due : 28 Apr 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Lab - Bones Feathers and Fur (Documents: Dry Lab, FYI, FYI, Wet Lab) Perform a lab to observe some characteristics of two classes of vertebrates. 8/12

9 Due : 28 Apr 2015 Duration : 1 hr 30 min Scoring : 50 Points Earned : Activity : Discuss - Bones Feathers and Fur (Documents: Discussion) Discuss the results of your lab. Due : 28 Apr 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 15 Points Earned : Lesson 4.5 : Evolution and Classification Wrap-Up Activity : Review - Unit Review Prepare for the unit test by reviewing key concepts and skills. Duration : 30 min Activity : Test (CST) - Computer-Scored Unit Test Take a computer-scored test to assess what you have learned in this unit. Due : 01 May 2015 Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 50 Points Earned : Activity : Test (TST) - Teacher-Scored Unit Test Take a teacher-scored test to assess what you have learned in this unit. Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 50 Points Earned : (optional) Lesson 4.6 : Diagnostic Activity : Diag - Evolution and Classification Take a diagnostic unit test that will generate a study plan based on your responses. Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 25 Points Earned : (optional) Unit 5 : Human Biology Lesson 5.1 : Structure of the Body Activity : Study - The Nervous System Learn about tissues and the muscular and skeletal systems. Activity : Quiz - The Nervous System Due : 07 May 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Study - Respiration and Circulation Learn about respiration and circulation. Activity : Quiz - Respiration and Circulation Due : 07 May 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Study - Bones and Muscles Learn about bones and muscles. Activity : Quiz - Bones and Muscles 9/12

10 Due : 07 May 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Journal - Diet and Your Body (Documents: Journal) Reflect on how understanding biology helps you care for your body Due : 07 May 2015 Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Lesson 5.2 : Fuel Defense and Signaling Activity : Study - Digestive and Excretory Systems Learn about the digestive and excretory systems. Activity : Quiz - Digestive and Excretory Systems Due : 12 May 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Study - The Immune System Learn about the immune system. Activity : Quiz - The Immune System Due : 12 May 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Study - The Endocrine System Learn about the endocrine system. Activity : Quiz - The Endocrine System Due : 12 May 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Lesson 5.3 : Reproduction and Development Activity : Study - Males and Females Learn about males and females. Activity : Quiz - Males and Females Due : 18 May 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Study - Fertilization and Development Learn about fertilization and development. Activity : Quiz - Fertilization and Development Due : 18 May 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : 10/12

11 Activity : Practice - Reproduction and Development (Documents: Practice Assignment) Practice problem-solving skills related to concepts in the lesson. Due : 18 May 2015 Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 25 Points Earned : In Progress Lesson 5.4 : Doing Science: Human Biology Activity : Study - Breaking Down Fat Learn about how the human body metabolizes lipids. Activity : Quiz - Breaking Down Fat Due : 21 May 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 20 Points Earned : Activity : Lab - Breaking Down Fat (Documents: Dry Lab, FYI, FYI, Wet Lab) Perform a lab to explore the breakdown of fat during digestion Due : 21 May 2015 Duration : 1 hr 30 min Scoring : 50 Points Earned : Activity : Discuss - Breaking Down Fat (Documents: Discussion) Discuss the results of your lab. Due : 21 May 2015 Duration : 20 min Scoring : 15 Points Earned : Lesson 5.5 : Human Biology Wrap-Up Activity : Review - Unit Review Prepare for the unit test by reviewing key concepts and skills. Duration : 30 min Activity : Test (CST) - Computer-Scored Unit Test Take a computer-scored test to assess what you have learned in this unit. Due : 27 May 2015 Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 50 Points Earned : Activity : Test (TST) - Teacher-Scored Unit Test Take a teacher-scored test to assess what you have learned in this unit. Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 50 Points Earned : (optional) Lesson 5.6 : Diagnostic Activity : Diag - Human Biology Take a diagnostic unit test that will generate a study plan based on your responses. Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 25 Points Earned : (optional) Unit 6 : Biology Semester 2 Review and Exam Lesson 6.1 : Biology Semester 2 Activity : Review - Biology Semester 2 Prepare for the semester exam by reviewing key concepts covered in this semester. Duration : 1 hr Activity : Exam - Biology Semester 2 Take a computer-scored exam to demonstrate your mastery of concepts and skills covered in this semester. 11/12

12 Due : 01 Jun 2015 Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 100 Points Earned : Activity : Final Exam - Biology Semester 2 Take a teacher-scored exam to demonstrate your mastery of concepts and skills covered in this semester. Due : 01 Jun 2015 Duration : 1 hr Scoring : 100 Points Earned : Appendix B : Additional Activities B.1 : Extra Credit Scoring : 15 Points Earned : 12/12

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