Best Practice High School

3RD YEAR BIOLOGY CURRICULUM

AS PART OF THE "PHYSICS FIRST" SCIENCE PROGRAM

 

UNIT 1:  SCIENTIFIC METHOD

UNIT 2:  WHAT IS LIFE?/ MICROSCOPES- BIOLOGY: THE BIG PICTURE

UNIT 3:  BIOCHEMISTRY- ATOMS, MOLECULES, MACROMOLECULES, ENZYMES

UNIT 4:  CELLS

UNIT 5:  BIOETHICS/GENETIC ENGINEERING/REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY- INTEGRATED UNIT

UNIT 6:  CELL ENERGY:  PHOTOSYNTHESIS/RESPIRATION

UNIT 7:  CELL DIVISION AND CANCER

UNIT 8:  DNA-->RNA-->PROTEIN

UNIT 9:  GENETICS:  MENDEL, MORGAN, HUMAN HEREDITY, PEDIGREES, AND GENETIC DISORDERS

UNIT 10: BLOOD AND BLOOD GENETICS:  FORENSICS

UNIT 11:  EVOLUTION- AS FACT, AS THEORY, ORIGINS OF LIFE, HUMAN EVOLUTION

UNIT 12:  CLASSIFICATION

UNIT 13:  POPULATION GROWTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT

UNIT 14:  HUMAN BODY SYSTEMS

 

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