• Quarter Outlook - Biology H


    Science:  Biology and Honors Biology

    Quarter Lesson Plans (Outlook)

    The biology courses are taught much in the order and manner listed below.  Each topic will be thoroughly covered and will include numerous follow-up activities and labs to help further investigate new themes.  All activities are subject to change at the discretion of the teacher.

    Quarter 1:

    • Scientific Method, Experimental Design, & Investigation
    • Metric System Introduction & Application
    • Characteristics of Life & Biogenesis
    • Introduction of Chemistry
    • Properties of Water
    • Biomolecules & Nutrients
    • Cell Organelles: Form & Function
    • Cell Boundaries & Transport

    Quarter 2:

    • Cell Energy
      • oATP, ADP, AMP
      • oPhotosynthesis (Light & Dark Reactions)
      • oCellular Respiration & Fermentation
    • Cell Cycle & Mitosis
    • Meiosis
    • DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis
      • oHistory, Structure, Function
      • oReplication
      • oTranslation
      • oTranscription

    Quarter 3:

    • Genetics & Punnett Squares
    • Incomplete Dominance & Codominance
    • Genetic Engineering
    • The Human Genome, Pedigrees,  & Karyotypes
    • Introductions of Evolution
      • oDarwin & Natural Selection
      • oSpeciation
    • Modern Classification

    Quarter 4:

    • Kingdoms and Domains:
      • oBacteria and Viruses
      • oProtists and Fungi
      • oKingdom Animalia
      • oKingdom Plantae
    • Introduction of Ecology
      • oFood Webs, trophic pyramids
      • oSymbiotic relationships
      • oCycles & Succession in Nature
      • oBiomes
      • oPopulations & limiting Factors
      • oBiodiversity
    • SOL Review