8th Grade Curriculum Guide in Science

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					Curriculum Guide in Science
Eight Grade
Subject Description: Biology + Adv. Biology
Course Code: BSCI008
            Summer                           Fall                                                                                  Winter                                                 Spring                             Remarks
    Lecture           Lab            Lecture                                               Lab                    Lecture                         Lab                    Lecture                         Lab                 Requirement
I. An Introduction to       b. Laboratory work,      I. Human Biology; The        b. Laboratory work,      I. Evolution; How             b. Laboratory work,      I. How Organisms Interact     c.. Laboratory work,     1. Complete Prescribed
Biology                     Practical Assignment     structure and function of    Practical Assignment     Organisms Change              Practical Assignment     with Each other and with      Practical Assignment     Laboratory Gown
                            using Campus             the body                     using Campus             Overtime                      using Campus             the Environment               using Campus
a. The Themes of Biology                                                                                                                                                                                                 2. Digital Presentation
                            Environment.                                          Environment.                                           Environment.
Today                                                a. Levels of Organization                             a. The Scientific Evidence                             a. Innate Behavior and        Environment.
                                                     in the Human Body                                     for Evolution                                          Learning in Animals
                            c. Interactive Lesson,                                c. Interactive Lesson,
II. Cells and How they
                            Video Presentation                                    Video Presentation
transform energy                                     b. Digestion                                          b. The Evolution of the                                b. Social Behavior In
                                                                                                                                         c. Interactive Lesson,
                                                                                                           Five Kingdoms of Life                                  Animals
                                                                                                                                         Video Presentation                                     d. Interactive Lesson,
a. Cell Structure                                    c. Respiration
                                                                                                                                                                                                Video Presentation
                                                                                                           II. The Unity and Diversity                            c. Population Ecology
b. The Flow of Energy w/n                            d. Circulation                                        of Organisms
Organism                                                                                                                                                          d. Interaction w/n
                                                     e. Defense Against                                    a. Viruses and Bacteria                                Communities of Organisms
c. Cellular Respiration                              Disease
                                                                                                           b. Protists and Fungi                                  e. Ecosystems
d. Photosynthesis; How                               f. Excretion
Plants capture and store                                                                                   c. Plants; Reproductive                                f. Biomes and Life zones of
energy from the sun                                  g. Nerve Cells and How                                Pattern and Diversity                                  the world
                                                     they Transmit Information
                                                                                                           d. Plants; Patterns of                                 g. The Biosphere; Today
                                                     h. The Nervous System                                 Structure, Function and                                and Tomorrow
                                                     i. Senses
                                                                                                           e. Chordates and
                                                     j. Protection, Support and                            Vertebrates; Pattern of
                                                     Movement                                              Structure Function and
                                                     k. Hormones
II. How Humans              f. Biotechnology and
Reproduce and Pass on       genetic engineering
Biological Information

a. DNA, Gene Expression,
and Cell Reproduction

b. Pattern of Inheritance

c. Human Genetics

d. Sex and Reproduction

e. Development before