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                                       ALABAMA SCIENCE IN MOTION
                             2009-10 Master Biology Table of Contents with Descriptions
              ASIM       Biology
   Folders   Training     COS        Lab/Activity Code                                    Title-Description
              Level     Objective
A-Safety                                                                                   Safety Information
              1&2           1        A1Safety              ASIM Biology Safety Rules & Safety Contract (student & parent)

B-Skills                                                                                    Laboratory Skills
                                                           Toilet Paper Strength – use a scientific approach to determine which toilet paper brand
                1           1        B1aTPS
                                                           has the greatest strength when wet
                2           1        B1bObscr              Ob-Scertainers/Brown Box – use indirect observation to predict and describe
                                                           Measuring & Pipetting – become proficient with the correct and safe use of pipettes,
                2           1        B2MePip
                                                           micropipettes, top-loading balances and centrifuges.
                                                           Measuring Human Differences – measure and identify some physical characteristics
                1           1        B3MeaHum
                                                           used in anthropometry
              1&2           1        B4ScpIn               Introduction to the Microscope – demonstrate proper microscope techniques
              1&2          1, 4      B5AdvScp              Using the Microscope – develop skills using the microscope
                                                           Microscopic Measurements – techniques for estimating the size of microscopic
                2          1, 4      B7MicMea
                                                           organisms
                3           1        B10Powder             Mystery Powder    – uses the scientific method to identify an unknown powder
C-Cells                                                                              Cell Structure and Function
                                                           The Cell Cycle – use prepared onion root tip slides to identify the stages of the cell
                1           6        C1Mitos
                                                           cycle; calculate the length of time of each phase of the cell cycle
                1          1, 2      C2aOnionDif           Osmosis in Onion Cells – observe the process of osmosis in purple onion cells
                2          1, 2      C2bOsDif              Osmosis and diffusion – use dialysis tubing to demonstrate osmosis
                                                           Rubber Egg – demonstration of the changes in an egg due to changes in diffusion and
              1 or 2       1, 2      C2cEggDif
                                                           osmosis
                2          1, 2      C2dBag                Diffusion in a Bag – illustrates the diffusion of iodine through a cheap plastic bag
                                                           Reproduction, Development, and Cellular Division – observe, identify, and draw
                2          1, 6      C3RepDev
                                                           reproductive cells and tissues, stages of starfish development, and the mitotic cycle
                                                           Comparing Plant and Animal Cells – use of prepared slides and living specimens for
                2          1, 4      C5CompPA
                                                           comparison between plant (onion) and animal (human cheek) cells
                                                           Magnetic Cell – illustrate plant and animal cell organelles *requires a magnetic
                1           4        C6MagCel
                                                           whiteboard
                1          1, 2      C7CellSz              Cell Size – determine the effect of cell size on the rate of diffusion
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             ASIM        Biology
  Folders   Training      COS             Lab/Activity Code                                  Title-Description
             Level      Objective
D-Gene                                                                                               Genetics
                                                              Preparation of Human Chromosome Spread – affix, stain, and visualize human
               1         4, 6, 7, 8       D1aHeLa
                                                              chromosomes mounted on microscope slides
               2         4, 6, 7, 8       D1bKaryo            Karyotyping – use a karyotype to identify a chromosomal disease
               1           1, 2, 8        D2Extract           DNA Extraction – use common household materials to extract DNA
                                                              Expanded DNA— A Hudson Alpha inquiry lab that involves student development of a
               1         4, 6, 7, 8       D2bExpDNA
                                                              DNA extraction lab
                                                              Alcaptonuria – simulation that traces the inheritance of Alcaptonuria through three
               1           1, 7, 8        D3aAlcap            generations of a family, permitting the genotypes of past and present family members to
                                                              be determined
               1            7, 8          D3bSong             The Pedigree Song – construct a pedigree of the family described in a song
                                                              DNA Fingerprinting – analyze DNA fragment patterns generated by gel electrophoresis
               2            1, 8          D4FDNA              to determine if the evidence collected supports the innocence or guilt of two suspects
                                                              (*Equipment can be utilized with the College Board AP Biology lab).
                                                              Mix-up at the Hospital – use DNA profiles to determine whether couples are the parents
               2            7, 8          D4bMixUp
                                                              of particular children.
                                                              A Paternity Case – analyze DNA data to determine whether a particular man is the
               1            7, 8          D4cPatCa
                                                              father of a child
               1              8           D5EleDye            Gel Electrophoresis Using Dyes – simulate DNA fingerprinting using food coloring
                                                              Genetically Modified Food- A Hudson Alpha lab that determines the presence of
               3              8           D6GMod
                                                              genetic modification in common food items
               2            7, 8          D7Corn              Corn Lab – express traits of a dihybrid cross and compare values to theoretical ratios
                                                              HNPCC –A Hudson Alpha lab that identifies family members who need to be
               3              8           D8Cancer
                                                              screened for the presence of the colon cancer gene
                                                              Manipulating DNA – illustrate the role restriction enzymes play in DNA fingerprinting;
               2            4, 8          D9Manip
                                                              analyze DNA fragment sizes generated by restriction enzymes during gel electrophoresis
                                                              Popsicle Stick Genetics – use popsicle sticks to determine the genotype and phenotype
               1       1, 4 ,5, 6 ,7, 8   D10PopSt
                                                              of a zygote
               1         4, 6, 7, 8       D11GenMd            Genetics – become familiar with alleles and their variations using various manipulatives
                                                              Disorder Detectives –A Hudson Alpha developed lab dealing with using karyotype case
               1         4, 6, 7, 8       D12DisDet
                                                              studies to analyze and diagnose patients.
                                                              Genes and ConSEQUENCES – a Hudson Alpha bioinformatics activity that involves
               2              8           D13BioInfo          using technology to illustrate the central dogma and determination of the genetic code of
                                                              mutations
                                                              Dragon Genetics – use chromosome filled “dragon” eggs to determine
               2           6, 7, 8        D14DraGen
                                                              genotypes/phenotypes of offspring
                                                              Protein Synthesis Demonstration Model – illustrates transcription & translation using a
               2              8           D16Protein
                                                              magnetic model
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             ASIM       Biology
  Folders   Training     COS            Lab/Activity Code                                    Title-Description
             Level     Objective
                                                            Protein Synthesis With Words – use a paper lab to simulate transcription and
               1           6, 8         D17PSWW
                                                            translation
               1           4, 8         D19DNAmod           DNA Model – construct a model to better understand the molecular structure of DNA

E-Evolve                                                                                            Evolution
               1          11, 12        E1Stones            Stones and Bones – measure various hominid skulls to calculate a bio-index
                                                            Molecular Evolution – compare amino acid sequences to identify organisms that are
               2             8          E2MolEvo
                                                            closely related (paper lab)
               2            12          E3BeadBug           Bead Bug Lab – use beads to demonstrate natural selection
               1            12          E4Beak              Bird Adaptation – compare beak adaptations for feeding

               1          12, 16        E6Moth              Pepper moth Lab – illustrates the process of natural selection

F-Micro                                                                         Microbiology (Viruses, Monera, Protista)
                                                            Epidemiology – model how an infectious disease like AIDS can be spread, and the
               1           1, 8         F1Epidem
                                                            factors affecting its spread
               2         1, 2, 4, 9     F2Aseptc            Aseptic Technique – demonstrates the importance of aseptic technique
                                                            Hand washing lab. Students learn the importance and proper technique of hand
               1           1, 9         F2aHandwash
                                                            washing by quantifying the removal of simulated germs.
                                                            Termite Lab – observe symbiotic relationships and identify protozoans found in the
               1        1, 4, 9, 16     F6Termit
                                                            termite gut
               2       1, 4, 5, 9, 11   F7Survey            Survey of Microorganisms – overview of Kingdom Protista, using prepared slides.
                                                            Observing Protists – using a microscope, examine living protists to compare structure
               1       1, 2, 4, 5, 9    F8Protis
                                                            and activity
G-Fungi                                                                                                Fungi
                       1, 9, 14, 15,
               1                        G1Lichen            Lichen Lab – identify three forms of lichens and their use as indicators for air pollution
                             16
               2          1, 3, 9       G2Yeast             Yeast – students will use yeast to illustrate aerobic respiration

H-Animal                                                                                              Animal
               2       5, 9, 11, 12     H1Arthro            Classifying Arthropods – use a dichotomous key to classify arthropods
               2       9, 11, 12, 15    H2Frog              Frog Lab – use field guides to classify frogs based on family characteristics
                                                            Pests – use key to ID pests; use a field quide to determine destructive behaviors of
               2         9, 11, 12      H4Pests             common pests, identify best management practices, and explore the physiology of insect
                                                            mouthparts
                                                            Bird Identification Lab – identify birds using field guides, bird song software, models,
               2         9, 11, 12      H5BirdID
                                                            and other group activities
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             ASIM       Biology
  Folders   Training     COS          Lab/Activity Code                                   Title-Description
             Level     Objective
                                                          Classification of Living Things – use flashcards and dichotomous keys to classify living
               1       5, 9, 11, 12   H6LvTh
                                                          things
               1       5, 9, 11, 12   H8Animal            Classifying Animals – use a dichotomous key to classify animals
                                                          Symmetry – use plastic animal models to determine the animal’s symmetry and other
               1           11         H9Symmet
                                                          important characteristics used for classification
I-Human
                                                                                  Human Anatomy and Physiology
A&P
               3         1, 4, 5      I1Tissue            Vertebrate Tissues – identify and draw cells of various body tissues
               3          9, 10       I3Fitness           Fitness Lab - includes testing for grip strength, reaction time and percentage of body fat
               3        1, 2, 4, 5    I4EKG               EKG – conduct, record, and identify individual EKGs
               3           1, 2       I5Homeostasis       Homeostasis – illustrates how exercise can affect homeostasis
               2           1, 2       I6BP                Blood pressure – use digital and/or sphygmomanometers to measure blood pressure
               3         1, 2, 5      I7Lung              Respiratory Volumes – use a dry spirometer to determine lung volumes
               3        2, 4, 5, 7    I8aBlood            Blood -determine ABO and RH blood types and compatibilities of a blood transfusion
               1         2, 5, 7      I8bMatch            The Match Game – use simulated blood to identify blood type compatibilities
                                                          Blood Cross Matching – determine the compatibility of a patient’s blood with four
               3        1, 2, 5, 7    I8cCroMa
                                                          donors
               3           1, 2       I9AlTest            Allergy Testing – study a basic immunological technique
               3         1, 2, 5      I10Urine            Urinalysis – use simulated urine to perform urinalysis
                                                          Skeletal System Articulations – compare/contrast the three classes of joints giving
               3         1, 5, 11     I12aArti
                                                          characteristics, naming joint types, and describing joint movements
                                                          Whose Skeleton is in Your Closet? – discover skeletal differences according to sex,
               3         1, 5, 11     I12bSkel
                                                          race, and age
                                                          Bones – identify the name and location of the major bones of the skeletal system; classify
               3         1, 5, 11     I12cBone
                                                          bones according to their shapes; identify selected bones (skeletal system practical)
                                                          Comparative Anatomy: ♂ vs ♀ skeleton – compare/contrast morphological features of
               3         1, 5, 11     I12dCompAnat
                                                          the human female/male skull and pelvis
               3           1, 5       I13CraNr            Cranial Nerve Lab – test physiology of cranial nerves
               3            5         I14Smell            Smell Lab – review four characteristics of the olfactory sense
               3           1, 5       I15Sound            Sound Lab – students explore how sound is acquired and interpreted
               3            1         I16Fprint           Fingerprinting Lab – use a forensic technique to make, lift, and identify fingerprints

               3           1, 5       I17Vision           Vision – conduct various test to examine characteristics of the sense of vision
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             ASIM       Biology
  Folders   Training     COS           Lab/Activity Code                                   Title-Description
             Level     Objective
J-Enviro                                                                                        Environment
               2          1, 14        J1Water             Water Quality – conduct various chemical tests on water samples
               1            14         J2Bioas             Bio-assessment – use a game to determine stream quality
               1        13, 15, 16     J3Biomes            Biomes – kit that illustrates biome biodiversity
               1          1, 14        J4SoilT             Soil Testing – analyze samples of soil to determine composition: N, P, K, pH
               1          13, 16       J5OwlPel            Owl Pellets – dissect owl pellets to study food chains and food webs

               2          12, 16       J6GoodBud           Good Buddies – examine symbiotic relationships among various organisms
                       5, 9, 11, 12,
               2                       J7Pitfall           Pitfall Trapping – illustrates a technique for capturing various invertebrates
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               2          13, 16       J8Habitat           Habitat Hold ‘em – poker type game that illustrates food chains, food webs and habitats
                                                           Food Chain, Food Web, Energy Pyramid Magnetic Manipulative - illustrates the
               2        13, 14, 16     J9Web
                                                           formation of a food chain, food web and the trophic levels.
               1            13         J10Forest           Into The Forest – game that illustrates the types of organisms found in a food chain
                                                           Predator-Prey Population – activity that illustrates the affect of predators and prey on a
               2            16         J11Pop
                                                           population.
               1            14         J12Nitro            Traveling Nitrogen - follow nitrogen as it moves through the nitrogen cycle
                                                           Fish Factors - distinguish between density dependent and density independent limiting
               2            16         J13Fish
                                                           factors that affect a fish population
                                                           Limiting Factors - distinguish between density dependent and density independent
               2            16         J14Limit
                                                           limiting factors
                                                           Bear Factors - distinguish between density dependent and density independent limiting
               2            16         J15Bear
                                                           factors that affect a bear population
K-Botany                                                                                            Botany
               2          1, 3, 4      K1Fluor             Fluorescence of Chlorophyll – observe the fluorescence of chlorophyll
                                                           Photosynthetic Pigments – use collected data to construct an absorption spectrum of
               1          1, 3, 4      K2Pigmn             spinach leaf pigments (*Equipment may be utilized with the College Board AP Biology
                                                           lab. )
                                                           Leaf Disk Photosynthesis – determine the rate of photosynthesis at various wavelengths
               3           1, 3        K4LeafD
                                                           of light
                                                           Dichotomous Key Identifying Alabama Trees – use a dichotomous key to identify
               2          9, 10        K5TreeID
                                                           selected specimens of some of Alabama’s most common trees
               1         1, 3, 10      K6Chroma            Chromatography – learn the scientific technique of paper chromatography
               1        1, 3, 9, 10    K7Factor            Factors Affecting Photosynthesis – examine factors affecting the rate of photosynthesis
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                ASIM       Biology
  Folders      Training     COS            Lab/Activity Code                                  Title-Description
                Level     Objective
                  1       1, 5, 10, 13     K8Stoma             Estimating Leaf Stomata – estimate the number of stomata in a lettuce leaf

                  1         5, 10, 16      K9GrRing            Growth Rings – use tree bores to determine age
                                                               Root and Stem Structure – use prepared slides and models to compare differences
                  1       1, 4, 5, 9, 10   K10RoStm
                                                               between roots and stems of monocots and dicots
                                                               Make a Flower – construct monocot and dicot flowers using live and artificial
                  1            10          K11MakFl
                                                               specimens
                  1           9, 10        K12Seed             Seed Lab – uses a dichotomous key to identify various seeds
                  2           9, 10        K13Twig             Twig Lab – uses a dichotomous key to identify various twigs
                                                               Seed Viability -students use a biochemical test to examine the living portions of
                  3       1, 2, 3, 8, 10   K14SeedVia
                                                               monocot and dicot seeds.
L-
                                                                                                  Biochemistry
Biochemistry
                                                               Enzyme – activities that determines the affect of concentration, pH and temperature on
                  1           1, 2,        L1Enzyme
                                                               enzyme action
                                                               Acids, Bases and pH – classify common household substances as either acids or bases
                  3           1, 2         L2pH
                                                               based on a change in color
                  2          1, 2, 8       L3EnzApp            Enzymes Applications – become acquainted with practical applications of enzymes
                                                               Macromolecules in Food – use a variety of tests to determine which macromolecules are
                  1           1, 2         L4MacMol
                                                               in different foods
M-
                                                                                                   Equipment
Technology
                                                               Equipment – equipment usage for non-ASIM labs to include probeware, plant presses,
                                           M1EquUse
                                                               incubators, dissecting scopes, laptops (classroom set), etc.

				
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