batsonbiology Mr. Batson
Ridge View High School Honors Biology Instructor
http://www.richland2.org/rvh
 
Scope and Sequence - 2000-2001

Honors Biology
Mr. Batson - D92
Textbook:  Invitation to Biology, 5th edition, Curtis and Barnes

Units:                Time Frame:         
First Nine weeks:
Biology as a Science         1.5 weeks
Introduction
Lab Equipment and Safety
Scientific Method and Research Projects
Chemical Foundations for Life 2.5 weeks
Chapter 1 - Atoms and Molecules
Chapter 2 - Water
Chapter 3 - Organic Molecules
Cellular Functions of Life 2 weeks
Chapter 4 - Cells: An Introduction
Chapter 5 - How Cells are Organized
Chapter 6 - Cellular Transport 
Genetic Basis of Life         3 weeks
Chapter 10 - Mitosis
Chapter 11 - Meiosis
Chapters 12 and 13 - Mendelian Genetics
Chapters 14 and 15 - Nature of the Gene
Chapters 16 - 19 - Applied Genetic 9 weeks


Second Nine Weeks:
Diversity and Speciation 2 weeks
Chapter 23 - Classification
Chapter 24 - 27 - The Five Kingdoms
Chapter 20 - Natural Selection*
Chapter 21 - Origin of Species*
Chapter 22 - Behavior
Energy and Living Systems 2 weeks
Chapter 7 - Flow of Energy 
Chapter 8 - Energy Systems
Chapter 9 - Light and Photosynthesis
Form and Function of Plants 1 week
Chapters 39 - 40 Plants
Form and Function of Animals 3 weeks
Chapter 28 - The Human Animal
Chapters 35-36 - Nervous System
Chapter 37 - Reproduction
       (Parent Permission Required) State Mandated
Ecology and Behavior 1 week
Chapters 43-46 - Ecology

9 weeks
* Student review/opinion paper on either Chapter 19 or 20.
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