AP Biology WEEKLY Calendar 2017 - 2018

8/21

8/22

8/23

8/24

Introductions - First day PPT

Inquiry Cubes or Get to Know You Game

Read Syllabus

Sign Safety Contract

8/25

Discuss 4 Big Ideas, Video Clip

8/28

Shortened Periods - Google Training

Distribute Textbooks, make textbook Cards

Discuss Reading Quizzes/Chapter Expectations

Finish Intro Game

Skim Ch 1 and 2 (No reading quizzes)

Read Ch 2, Section 5 (only pgs 29-33) for Thursday

Read Ch 3 - First Reading Quiz on Monday

8/29

Shortened Periods - Google Training

Discuss website and Mastering Biology

Digital Student Cards

How to Read for AP Bio

Start Mastering Biology assignments

8/30

Properties of Water PPT

8/31

Atomic Model Kits - Building Monomers Activity

Bring 3x5 Note Cards

9/1

No School - Institute Day

9/4

No School - Labor Day

9/5

Ch 3 Reading Quiz

Ch 3 Whiteboarding (Carbon, functional groups, polymers)

Functional Group Worksheet

9/6

Ch 3 Whiteboarding (Carbohydrates, Lipids)

Paper Models - Building Polymers Activity

Unit 1 Mastering Biology Assignments due by 3 PM on 9/7

9/7

Ch 3 Whiteboarding (Proteins, Nucleic Acids)

Paper Models - Building Polymers Activity

9/8

Unit 1 Quest (69 Points, all MC)

Read Ch 4

9/11

Hidden Lives of Cells Video

9/12

Finish Video, Return Tests, Ch 4 Reading Quiz

9/13

Cell - Thing Explainer

Ch 4 PPT/Name that Organelle Game

9/14

Membrane Modelling with Clay Activity

9/15

Ch 5 Reading Quiz,

Start Ch 5 PPT (Sections 1 - 5)

9/18

Finish PPT

Membrane Function POGIL

9/19

Water Potential Lab

9/20

Water Potential Lab

9/21

Water Potential Lab

9/22

Lab Work Time

Lab due Monday

9/25

Ch 5, Section 6 Reading Quiz

Finish Ch 5 PPT (section 6)

9/26

Cell Communication/ STP POGILs

Read Ch 9

9/27

Cell Signalling Hyperdoc

9/28

Ch 9 Reading Quiz, Ch 9 PPT

9/29

Mitosis Lab, Angiogenesis TED Talk

Unit 2 Mastering Biology Assignments due by 3 PM Sunday

10/2

Unit 2 Test

10/3

Return Test

Practice FRQ

10/4

Unit 6 Reading Quiz,

Energy Whiteboarding, Energy POGIL

10/5

Enzyme Whiteboarding, Enzyme POGIL

10/6

Chainobeadase

10/9

No School

10/10

Enzyme Lab Prep

10/11

TESTING

10/12

Enzyme Lab

10/13

*Shortened Periods

Enzyme Lab Presentations

10/16

Ch 7 Reading Quiz, Ch 7 PPT

Oxidate it or Love it

10/17

Finish Ch 7, Prep Respiration Lab

10/18

Respiration Lab

Respiration POGIL (while waiting)

10/19

Share Respiration Lab Data

Finish Lab and turn in

Finish Respiration POGIL

10/20

Respiration Case Study

Photosynthesis POGIL

10/23

Ch 8 Reading Quiz and PPT

Photosynthesis Shuffle

10/24

Finish Ch 8, Prep Photosynthesis Lab

10/25

Photosynthesis Lab

10/26

Unit 3 Test

10/27

Return Tests, Practice FRQs

10/30

Ch 10 Reading Quiz, PPT

10/31

Finish PPT, Meiosis POGIL

11/1

Ch 11 Reading Quiz, Ch 11 PPT (Mendel and Monohybrid)

Monohybrid Problems

11/2

Ch 11 PPT (Probability and Dihybrid)

Dihybrid Problems

11/3

Ch 11 PPT (Spectrum of Dominance)

Complete, Incomplete, and MA Problems

11/6

Visual Vocabulary Activity

Genetics Problems POGILs

11/7

Chi Square PPT, Chi Square WS

11/8

Ch 12 Reading Quiz, Ch 12 PPT

Sex Linked Problems

11/9

Finish Ch 12, Oprah Video

11/10

Genetics Fly Lab

11/13

No School - PT Conferences

11/14

Pedigree WS

Replication Computer Activity

11/15

Ch 13 Reading Quiz, Ch 13 PPT (13.1)

DNA Models Activity

11/16

Continue Ch 13 (13.2, 13.3)

Kerzgesagt Aging Video

Start Genetic Engineering Computer Activity

11/17

Genetic Engineering Computer Activity

Finish Ch 13 (13.4)

11/20

Unit 4 Test

11/21

Return Tests, Practice FRQ

11/22

Thanksgiving Break

11/23

Thanksgiving Break

11/24

Thanksgiving Break

Mr. Ruzicka’s Classes 11/27 - 12/1: 

11/27

Protein Synthesis Computer Activity

11/28

Ch 14 Reading Quiz,

Transcription/Translation POGILs

11/29

Ch 14 PPT/Questions

11/30

Protein Synthesis Game

Mutations POGIL

12/1

Lactase Click and Learn

Mrs. Burns’s Classes 11/27 - 12/1:

11/27

Protein Synthesis Computer Activity

11/28

Transcription/Translation POGILs

11/29

Lactase Click and Learn

Ch 14 Reading Quiz Tomorrow

11/30

Ch 14 Reading Quiz, PPT

12/1

Protein Synthesis Game

Mutations POGIL

Ch 15 Reading Quiz Monday

12/4

Ch 15 Reading Quiz,

Lac Operon Paper Modelling

12/5

Ch 15 PPT, Epigenetics NOVA ScienceNOW

12/6

Finish Ch 15 PPT, RNAi NOVA ScienceNOW

12/7

Epigenetics Computer Activity

Ch 16 Reading Quiz Tomorrow

12/8

Ch 16 Reading Quiz, Ch 16 PPT

12/11

Cloning/Stem Cell Computer Activity

Ch 18 Reading Quiz Tomorrow

12/12

Ch 18 Highlights, HOX Activities

12/13

Unit 5 Test

12/14

Return Tests, Practice FRQ

Microbiology Techniques

12/15

Gene Expression Lab

12/18

Gene Expression Lab Presentations

12/19

Review Day

12/20

FINALS

12/21

FINALS

12/22

FINALS