H-B Woodlawn AP Biology Schedule  -  Updated 09-02-04

(see assignments list at www.hbwbiology.net )

 

QUARTER 1

 

WEEK

CONCEPT(S)

CHAPTER(S)
(and online quizzes)

1 (Sep.7)

Themes of Biology

1

Scientific Method Review

 

2 (Sep.13)

Nature of Matter

2

Water Chemistry

3

3 (Sep.20)

Macromolecules

4, 5

Cell Chemistry and Metabolism

6

4 (Sep.27)

Energy and Chemical Reactions

6

5 (Oct.4)

Classification, Phylogeny and Cladistics

 

25

6 (Oct.10)

Taxonomy and Overview of Kingdoms of Living Things

7-8 (Oct.17)

Early History of the Earth

 

26

History of Life on Earth

8-9 (Oct.27)

Development of Complex Organisms

Early Oceans to Terrestrial Life

 

 

QUARTER 2

 

WEEK

CONCEPT(S)

CHAPTER(S)
(and online quizzes)

10 (Nov.8)

Viruses

 

27

11 (Nov.15)

Bacteria

Diseases

12 (Nov.22)

Protists

28

(Thanksgiving Break)

13 (Dec.6)

Fungi

31

14 (Dec.13)

Introduction to Plants

29

15 (Dec.20)

Plant Structures and Functions

30

(Winter Break)

16
(Jan.3)

Plant Cell Structures

7

16-17 (Jan.8)

Passive Transport and Active Transport

8

17-18 (Jan.12)

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

9-10

18 (Jan.15)

MID-TERM EXAM

 

 

 

The following schedule is not yet updated, but the general weekly outline will be similar.


QUARTER 3

 

WEEK

CONCEPT(S)

CHAPTER(S)
(and online quizzes)

19 (Jan.27)

The Cell Cycle, Mitosis and Cytosinesis

12

Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction

13

20 (Feb.2)

Overview of Mendelian Genetics

14

 

21-22 (Feb.9)

 

Chromosomes

15

 

DNA Structure

DNA Replication

16

22-23 (Feb.18)

Protein Synthesis and Gene Regulation

17

23-24 (Feb.25)

Gene Technology in Medicine and Agriculture

20

25 (Mar.8)

Overview of Kingdom Animalia

32

Invertebrate Evolution

33

26 (Mar.15)

Vertebrate Evolution

 

27 (Mar.22)

Animal Structure and Function

40

Animal Circulation and Gas Exchange

42

 

QUARTER 4

 

WEEK

CONCEPT(S)

CHAPTER(S)
(and online quizzes)

 

28 (Mar.29)

 

Animal Immune System

43

Animal Endocrine System

45

Animal Nervous System

48-49

(Spring Break - April ???)

29 (Apr.12)

Prepare for AP Exam

 

Animal Reproduction

46

30 (Apr.19)

Prepare for AP Exam

 

Embryology and Development

47

31 (Apr.26)

Primate and Hominid Evolution

other texts

Prepare for AP Exam

 

 

32 (May 3)

Overview of Ecology

50

Population Biology

52

33 (May 16)

AP EXAM (May 16??)

 

34
(May 17/May 24)

Issues in Conservation Biology

55

FINAL EXAM (May 21)

 

Field Trips

 

35 (Jun. 3)

Behavioral Biology

51

Dog Training

 

36 (Jun.10)

FINAL QUARTERLY PROJECTS DUE

 

Graduation Week