Biology

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2nd Semester (January - May 2021)

Due Dates

Agenda

Extra Resources

1/10

  1. Watch: Welcome to Ms. Helm’s Class

  2. Watch: How Edmentum Works


1. Overview of DNA 2. DNA and Genes

Video: How to Save your Notes from Edmentum Digitally!
Notes: Classroom Expectations and Requirements

Ms. Helm goes over: Overview of DNA
Video: James Watson goes over Base Pairing (2 min)
Video: Full Documentary of Watson and Crick (1 hr)
Ms Helm goes over: DNA and Genes
Stated Clearly: What is DNA
Stated Clearly: What Exactly is a Gene?
Amoeba Sisters: DNA vs. RNA

1/17

1. Genetic Mutations
2. Inheritance Patterns and Genetic Research
Ms. Helm goes over: Genetic Mutations
Stated Clearly: Point Mutations
Ms. Helm goes over: Inheritance Patterns and Genetic Research (coming soon!)

1/24

POST TEST: Unit 1

1/31

1. Mitosis and Meiosis
2. Genes and Hereditary Code
Ms. Helm goes over: Mitosis and Meiosis (coming soon!)
Amoeba Sisters: Mitosis
Amoeba Sisters: Meiosis
Ms. Helm goes over: Genes and Hereditary Code (coming soon)
Amoeba Sisters: Alleles and Genes

2/7

1. Mendelian Genetics
2. Gene Based Inheritance
Stated Clearly: What is an Allele?
Amoeba Sisters: Pedigrees
Amoeba Sisters: Incomplete Dominance, Codominance, Polygenic Traits, and Epistasis!

2/14

1. Chromosomal Inheritance
Stated Clearly: What is a Chromosome?

2/21

POST TEST: Hereditary

2/28

1. The Process of Evolution
2. Natural Selection
Stated Clearly: What is Evolution?
Stated Clearly: Does the Theory of Evolution Matter?
Stated Clearly: What is Natural Selection?
Stated Clearly: What is a Fossil?
Amoeba Sisters: Mutations

3/7

1. Environmental Impacts on Evolution
2. Speciation
Stated Clearly: What is the Evidence for Evolution?
Stated Clearly: Did Dinosaurs Ever Live Alongside Humans?
Stated Clearly: What Caused Life's Major Evolutionary Transitions?
Amoeba Sisters: Speciation

3/14

1. Phylogeny
Stated Clearly: Where Do New VIruses Come From?
Stated Clearly: What is The "Gene's Eye View" of Evolution?
Stated Clearly: Evolution and Gene Duplication

3/21

1. The Tree of Life
2. POST TEST: Evolution and Natural Selection
Stated Clearly: Can Science Explain the Origin of Life?

3/28

1. Energy in an Ecosystem
2. Balance in Nature
Amoeba Sisters: Ecological Succession: Nature's Great Grit
Amoeba Sisters: Food Webs and Energy Pyramids

4/4

Spring Break


4/11

1. Community Structure
2. Cycles in Ecosystems
Amoeba Sisters: Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles

4/18

1. Relationships in EcosystemsStated Clearly: What is Symbiosis?
Stated Clearly: How Does Cooperation Evolve?

4/25

POST TEST: Ecology

5/2

1. Factors that affect BiodiversityBill Nye: Biodiversity

5/9

1. Conservation Biology
2. Bacteria and Protists
Amoeba Sisters: Classification
Amoeba Sisters: Bacteria
Amoeba Sisters: Archaea
Amoeba Sisters: Protists and Fungi

5/16

1. Plants and Fungi
2. Animals
POST TEST: Biodiversity
Amoeba Sisters: Plant Structure and Adaptation
Amoeba Sisters: Plant Reproduction in Angiosperms

5/21
(Friday)

Seniors: FINAL EXAM & All other assignments


5/28
(Friday)

FINAL EXAM
(All assignments DUE by 10 AM)



                                                                             1st Semester (August - December 2020)

Due Dates

Agenda

Extra Resources

8/14

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  2. Watch: How Edmentum Works

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Video: How to Save your Notes from Edmentum Digitally!
Notes: Classroom Expectations and Requirements

8/23

1. Introduction to Biology
2. Introduction to Biochemistry
Video: What is Biology?
Video: Introduction to Biochemistry

8/30

1. Water: An Essential for Life
2. Polymers: Combinations of Monomers
Video: Ms. Helm goes over Water: An Essential for Life
Video: The Amazing Properties of Water
Video: Ms. Helm goes over Polymers: Combinations of Monomers
Video: Monomers and Polymers

9/6

1. Carbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins, and Nucleic Acids
2. Overview of Cell Structures and Functions
Video: Ms. Helm goes over Carbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins, and Nucleic Acids
Video: Biomolecules - 4 major types
Video: Ms. Helm goes over: Overview of Cell Structures and Functions
Video: Intro to Cells
Video: Specialized Cells

9/13

1. Cells: The Basic Units of LifeVideo: Wacky History of Cell Theory
Video: Ms. Helm goes over Cells: The Basic Units of Life

9/20

1. Cells: Prokaryotic and EukaryoticVideo: Ms. Helm goes over Cells: Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic
Video: Prokaryotic vs. Eukaryotic Cells

9/27

1. Cell Processes and Transport
2. Osmosis, Diffusion, and Cellular Transport
Video: Ms. Helm goes over: Cell Processes and Transport
Video: Stated Clearly: What is DNA?
Game: DNA Base pairing
Video: Ms. Helm goes over: Osmosis, Diffusion, and Cellular Transport
Video: Cell Transport
Video: Sodium Potassium Pump
Video: Osmosis
Video: Diffusion
Video: Cellular Transport
Video: Inside the Cell Membrane

10/4

UNIT POST TESTStudy Guide
Study Game: Organelles
Study Game: Scientific Method
Study Game: Biochemistry

10/11

1. Enzymes (Notes)
2. Introduction to Energy
Video: Ms. Helm goes over: Enzymes
Video: Crash Course: Thermodynamics
Video: Crash Course: Thermodynamics (Science #26)
Video: Recycling Energy: Carbon Engineering
Video: Ms Helm goes over: Introduction to Energy

10/18

Fall Break
(Catch up if you are behind)


10/25

1. Energy in Cells (Notes)Ms. Helm goes over: Energy in Cells 
Video: What is ATP?
Video: ATP & Respiration
Video: Krebs Cycle
Video: Electron Transport Chain
Video: Fermentation

11/1

1. Photosynthesis and Cellular RespirationMs. Helm goes over: Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration
Video: Photosynthesis
Video: Cellular Respiration

11/8

1. The Cell CycleMs. Helm goes over: The Cell Cycle 
Video: The Cell Cycle

11/15

1. Mitosis and MeiosisMs. Helm goes over: Mitosis and Meiosis 
Video: Mitosis Song!
Video: Mitosis
Video: Meiosis
Video: Mitosis vs. Meiosis RAP SONG

11/22

1. Regulating the Cell Cycle (Notes)Ms. Helm goes over: Regulating the Cell Cycle 

11/29

THANKSGIVING VACATION!


12/6

1. Genes: The Hereditary CodeMs. Helm goes over: The Hereditary Code
Video: Amoeba Sisters: DNA Replication
Video: Gregor Mendel Song
Video: History of Gregor Mendel
Video: Gregor Mendel and Peas!
Video: Crash Course: Gregor Mendel
Video: Amoeba Sisters: Punnett Squares

12/13

UNIT POST TEST
STUDY GAME: UNIT POST TEST

12/18 (Friday)

FINALS WEEK!

Exam has been Exempted for ALL students due to COVID. 


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