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					                              BIOLOGY I
                     NEW JERSEY STATE STANDARDS
MODULE 1

   Activity                  State Standards
   1.00 At the Travel             None
   Agency

         Print module
          assignment
          sheet.
         Plan for the use
          of their time
          using the
          assignment
          sheet.


   1.01 Welcome to                None
   BioVentures Travel
   Agency

         Learn the course
          motif and your
          role in the
          course.
         Choose your
          pace and
          choose your
          credit track.


   1.02 Travel Tips for           None
   Navigation and Safety

         Develop an
          understanding of
          course
          navigation.
         Set up your
          course
          notebook.
         Print out and
          sign a copy of
          the Lab Safety
          Contract.




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   1.03 Travel Tips and           None
   Resources

         Investigate
          course
          resources.
         Download
          multimedia plug-
          ins that are
          necessary for
          the course.


   1.04 The World of              Apply knowledge of the nature of
   Science                         science and scientific habits of mind to
                                   solve problems, and employ safe and
         What it means            effective use of laboratory technologies.
          when we talk
          about science
          and biology.
         The connection
          between science
          and technology.
         The power and
          limitations of
          science.


   1.05 When in Rome:             Apply knowledge of the nature of
   Science as a Process            science and scientific habits of mind to
                                   solve problems, and employ safe and
         The Scientific           effective use of laboratory technologies.
          Method as a
          method for
          solving
          problems.
         Learn the basic
          steps in
          experimental
          procedure.
         Identify the parts
          of an
          experiment.


   1.06 When in Rome:             Apply knowledge of the nature of
   Can you Read the                science and scientific habits of mind to


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   Signs                          solve problems, and employ safe and
                                  effective use of laboratory technologies.
          Learn the basic
           units of the SI
           System.
          Learn the basic
           tools of
           measurement
           used in biology.
          Practice making
           measurements.


   1.07 When in Rome:            Apply knowledge of the nature of
   Keys to                        science and scientific habits of mind to
   Communicating                  solve problems, and employ safe and
                                  effective use of laboratory technologies.
          Learn and
           practice skills.
          Used in
           analyzing data.


   1.08 BioTour 1 Review         None
   and Survey

          Review your
           work in this
           module and
           prepare for the
           module exam.
          Talk one on one
           with your
           teacher about
           the material you
           learned in this
           module.
          Contribute to
           making the
           course better by
           completing and
           submitting your
           feedback and
           comments in the
           module survey.




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   1.09 BioTour 1 Test              None




MODULE 2

Activity                      State Standards
2.00 BioVenture Module              None
Checklist
2.01 Living Things and              Understand how knowledge of energy is
Their Environment                    fundamental to all the scientific disciplines
                                     (e.g., the energy required for biological
       Compare the                  processes in living organisms and the
        different levels of          energy required for the building, erosion,
        biological                   and rebuilding of the Earth).
        organization and            Know that Earth’s systems and organisms
        relationships                are the result of a long, continuous change
        important in                 over time.
        ecology.                    Know of the great diversity and
       Distinguish                  interdependence of living
        between biotic and           things.
        abiotic factors in          Know that body structures are uniquely
        the environment.             designed and adapted for their function.
       Explain the                 Know that changes in Earth’s climate,
        difference between           geological activity, and life forms may be
        a niche and a                traced and compared.
        habitat.


2.02 Energy Required                Know that the chemical elements that make
                                     up the molecules of living things are
       Compare how                  combined and recombined in different
        organisms obtain             ways.
        energy.                     Understand how knowledge of energy is
       Know all energy for          fundamental to all the scientific disciplines
        living things                (e.g., the energy required for biological
        ultimately comes             processes in living organisms and the
        from the sun.                energy required for the building, erosion,
                                     and rebuilding of the
                                     Earth).

                                    Know that the total amount of usable
                                     energy always decreases, even though the
                                     total amount of energy is conserved in any


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                                    transfer.
                                   Understand how the flow of energy through
                                    an ecosystem made up of producers,
                                    consumers, and decomposers carries out
                                    the processes of life and that some energy
                                    dissipates as heat and is not recycled.
                                   Understand that biological systems obey
                                    the same laws of conservation as physical
                                    systems.
                                   Know that the body processes involve
                                    specific biochemical reactions governed by
                                    biochemical principles.


2.03 Ecosystems and                Know that the chemical elements that make
Energy                              up the molecules of living things are
                                    combined and recombined in different
       Trace the path of           ways.
        energy and matter          Understand how knowledge of energy is
        in an ecosystem.            fundamental to all the scientific disciplines
       Analyze how                 (e.g., the energy required for biological
        energy is                   processes in living organisms and the
        transferred through         energy required for the building, erosion,
        the biotic and              and rebuilding of the
        abiotic parts of the        Earth).
        biosphere.
       Summarize that the         Know that the total amount of usable
        total amount of             energy always decreases, even though the
        energy decreases            total amount of energy is conserved in any
        as it travels through       transfer.
        a community.               Understand how the flow of energy through
                                    an ecosystem made up of producers,
                                    consumers, and decomposers carries out
                                    the processes of life and that some energy
                                    dissipates as heat and is not recycled.
                                   Understand that biological systems obey
                                    the same laws of conservation as physical
                                    systems.


2.04 Nature's Way:                 Know that changes in Earth’s climate,
Recycling                           geological activity, and life forms may be
                                    traced and compared.
       Identify and learn         Understand that biological systems obey
        the basic parts and         the same laws of conservation as physical
        functions of the            systems.



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        water cycle.               Know that the body processes involve
       Evaluate the                specific biochemical reactions governed by
        importance of water         biochemical principles.
        in living things and       Know that the chemical elements that make
        identify reasons it         up the molecules of living things are
        must be conserved.          combined and recombined in different
       Identify and learn          ways.
        the basic parts and        Understand that the amount of life any
        functions of the            environment can support is limited and that
        carbon cycle.               human activities can change the flow of
       Identify the major          energy and reduce the fertility of the Earth.
        sources of carbon          Know that layers of energy-rich organic
        in the earth's crust,       materials have been gradually turned into
        oceans, and                 great coal beds and oil pools (fossil fuels)
        atmosphere and its          by the pressure of the overlying earth and
        importance to living        that humans burn fossil fuels to release the
        things in the               stored energy as heat and carbon dioxide.
        environment.
       Explore the effects
        of human activities
        (fossil-fuel burning,
        deforestation) on
        the movement of
        carbon.
       Honors - Explain
        the importance of
        nitrogen in living
        things.


2.05 Biomes                        Understand how genetic variation of
                                    offspring contributes to population control in
       Distinguish among           an environment and that natural selection
        biomes.                     ensures that those who are best adapted to
                                    their surroundings survive to reproduce.
       Identify the major         Know that the world ecosystems are
        limiting factors            shaped by physical factors that limit their
        affecting                   productivity.
        distribution of
        terrestrial biomes.
       Describe examples
        of adaptations of
        plants and animals
        in a given biome.




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2.06 Homeostasis:                 Know that changes in a component of an
Balance in the Community           ecosystem will have unpredictable effects
                                   on the entire system but that the
       Identify some              components of the system tend to react in a
        common limiting            way that will restore the ecosystem to its
        factors.                   original condition.
       Describe the              Understand that the amount of life any
        conditions under           environment can support is limited and that
        which primary and          human activities can change the flow of
        secondary                  energy and reduce the fertility of the Earth.
        succession take           Know that changes in Earth’s climate,
        place.                     geological activity, and life forms may be
                                   traced and compared.
                                  Know that layers of energy-rich organic
                                   materials have been gradually turned into
                                   great coal beds and oil pools (fossil fuels)
                                   by the pressure of the overlying earth and
                                   that humans burn fossil fuels to release the
                                   stored energy as heat and carbon dioxide.


2.07 Population Dynamics          Understand how genetic variation of
                                   offspring contributes to population control in
       Compare and                an environment and that natural selection
        contrast                   ensures that those who are best adapted to
        exponential and            their surroundings survive to reproduce.
        linear population         Understand that the amount of life any
        growth.                    environment can support is limited and that
       Predict effects of         human activities can change the flow of
        environmental              energy and reduce the fertility of the Earth.
        factors on                Know the ways in which humans today are
        population like.           placing their environmental support systems
        reproduction types,        at risk (e.g., rapid human population growth,
        carrying capacity,         environmental degradation, and resource
        life expectancy,           depletion).
        and competition.          Understand how genetic variation of
       Understand how             offspring contributes to population control in
        variations and             an environment and that natural selection
        natural selection          ensures that those who are best adapted to
        affects population         their surroundings survive to reproduce.
        dynamics.


2.08 Conservation                 Know that organisms respond to internal
                                   and external stimuli.
       Explain biodiversity      Know that changes in a component of an



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        and its importance.          ecosystem will have unpredictable effects
       Relate various               on the entire system but that the
        threats to the loss          components of the system tend to react in a
        of                           way that will restore the ecosystem to its
        biodiversity.                original condition.
                                    Know that the world ecosystems are
       Describe strategies          shaped by physical factors that limit their
        used in                      productivity.
        conservation                Know the ways in which humans today are
        biology.                     placing their environmental support systems
       Relate success in            at risk (e.g., rapid human population growth,
        protecting an                environmental degradation, and resource
        endangered                   depletion).
        species to the              Understand the mechanisms of change
        methods used to              (e.g., mutation and natural selection) that
        protect it.                  lead to adaptations in a species and their
                                     ability to survive naturally in changing
                                     conditions and to increase species diversity.


2.09 BioTour 2 Review               None
and Survey
2.10 BioTour 2 Test                 None


MODULE 3

   Activity                    State Standards
   3.00 BioVenture                  None
   Module Checklist
   3.01 The Cell: The               Know of the great diversity and
   Building Block of Life            interdependence of living things.
                                    Know that technological problems often
           Relate the               create a demand for new scientific
            advances in              knowledge and that new technologies
            technology to            make it possible for scientist to extend
            the discovery of         their research in a way that advances
            cells.                   science.
           Compare the             Know that the value of technology may
            operation of a           differ for different people and at different
            compound light           times.
            microscope to           Know that scientific knowledge is used
            an electron              by those who engage in design and



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          microscope.             technology to solve practical problems,
         Explain to be           taking human values and limitations into
          considered living       account.
          an organism            Understand that no matter how well one
          must have one           theory fits observations, a new theory
          or more cells.          might fit them as well or better, or might
                                  fit a wider range of observations,
                                  because in science, the testing, revising,
                                  and occasional discarding of theories,
                                  new and old, never ends and leads to an
                                  increasingly better understanding of how
                                  things work in the world, but not to
                                  absolute truth.


   3.02 The Cell: Living         Understand how knowledge of energy is
   Machines                       fundamental to all the scientific
                                  disciplines (e.g., the energy required for
         Define molecule.        biological processes in living organisms
         Explain the             and the energy required for the building,
          function of             erosion, and rebuilding of the Earth).
          carbohydrates,         Know that the body processes involve
          lipids, proteins        specific biochemical reactions governed
          and nucleic             by biochemical principles.
          acids.                 Understand that biological systems obey
         Relate                  the same laws of conservation as
          homeostasis to          physical systems.
          the metabolism         Know that the chemical elements that
          of living things.       make up the molecules of living things
                                  are combined and recombined in
                                  different ways.
                                 Know that every cell contains a
                                  “blueprint” coded in DNA molecules that
                                  specify how proteins are assembled to
                                  regulate cells.


   3.03 The Cell:                Know of the great diversity and
   Prokaryotes...Simple           interdependence of living things.
   Cells

         Define
          prokaryote cell.
         Recognize the
          parts of a
          prokaryote cell.



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         State that only
          bacteria have
          prokaryote cells.


   3.04 The Cell:                Know of the great diversity and
   Eukaryotes...Complex           interdependence of living things.
   Cells

         Define
          eukaryote cell.
         Relate the
          structure and
          function of the
          common
          organelles in a
          eukaryote cell.
         Compare and
          contrast the
          organelles in
          plant and animal
          cells.


   3.05 The Cell: Cellular       Understand how knowledge of energy is
   Transportation                 fundamental to all the scientific
                                  disciplines (e.g., the energy required for
         Explain the             biological processes in living organisms
          function of the         and the energy required for the building,
          cell membrane.          erosion, and rebuilding of the Earth).
         Compare and            Know that the body processes involve
          contrast active         specific biochemical reactions governed
          and passive             by biochemical principles.
          transport.             Know that membranes are sites for
         Relate the              chemical synthesis and essential energy
          function of             conversions.
          transportation in      Know that organisms respond to internal
          a cell to               and external stimuli.
          maintaining
          homeostasis.



   3.06 The Cell: Quest          Understand how knowledge of energy is
   for Energy                     fundamental to all the scientific
                                  disciplines (e.g., the energy required for
         Explain why             biological processes in living organisms


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          living things            and the energy required for the building,
          need energy.             erosion, and rebuilding of the Earth).
         Compare and             Understand that there is conservation of
          contrast aerobic         mass and energy when matter is
          and anaerobic            transformed knows that the total amount
          respiration.             of usable energy always decreases,
         Summarize the            even though the total amount of energy
          process of               is conserved in any transfer.
          photosynthesis.         Know that the body processes involve
                                   specific biochemical reactions governed
                                   by biochemical principles.
                                  Understand that biological systems obey
                                   the same laws of conservation as
                                   physical systems.
                                  Know that the chemical elements that
                                   make up the molecules of living things
                                   are combined and recombined in
                                   different ways.
                                  Know that organisms respond to internal
                                   and external stimuli.


   3.07 The Cell Cycle            Know that the body processes involve
                                   specific biochemical reactions governed
         Identify the             by biochemical principles.
          stages of the cell
          cycle.
         Understand the
          variety of cell
          cycle lengths
          throughout
          different cell
          types.
         Understand that
          the majority of
          the cell cycle is
          the majority of
          the life of the
          cell. Real World
          Connection:
         When Cell
          Division goes
          wrong Cancer is
          caused by
          unstopped




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              cellular division.


   3.08 The Cell: Mitosis                 Know that complex interactions among
                                           the different kinds of molecules in the
             Identify and                 cell cause distinct cycles of activity
              arrange the                  governed by proteins.
              different stages            Know that cell behavior can be affected
              of mitosis in                by molecules from other parts of the
              proper                       organism or even from other organisms.
              order.
             Relate mitosis to
              growth and
              repair.
             Relate mitosis to
              asexual
              reproduction.


   3.09 BioTour 3 Review                  None
   and Survey
   3.10 BioTour 3 Test                    None




MODULE 4

  Activity                     State Standards
  4.00 Welcome to                     None
  Genetic Park
  4.01 Introduction to                Know that every cell contains a “blueprint”
  Genetics                             coded in DNA molecules that specify how
                                       proteins are assembled to regulate
            Use                       cells.
             vocabulary
             related to               Know that scientific knowledge is used by
             genetics.                 those who engage in design and technology
            Identify the              to solve practical problems, taking human
             number of                 values and limitations into account.
             chromosomes              Know that changes in Earth’s climate,
             humans have.              geological activity, and life forms may be


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        Determine              traced and compared.
         paternity/solve
         a crime using
         DNA gel
         electrophoresis
         .
        Witness
         heredity by
         listing the
         inherited traits
         they received
         from their
         parents.


  4.02 Predicting              Know of the great diversity and
  Genetic Crosses               interdependence of living things.
                               Understand how genetic variation of offspring
        Be able to             contributes to population control in an
         predict the            environment and that natural selection
         following after        ensures that those who are best adapted to
         successfully.          their surroundings survive to reproduce.
        Completing a
         genetic cross.
        Genotypic and
         phenotypic
         ratio


  4.03 Genetic Park:           Know that cell behavior can be affected by
  Meiosis                       molecules from other parts of the organism or
                                even from other organisms.
        Recall that           Understand the mechanisms of asexual and
         eggs and               sexual reproduction and know the different
         sperm are the          genetic advantages and disadvantages of
         result of              asexual and sexual
         meiosis and            reproduction.
         through
         meiosis they          Understand how genetic variation of
         have half the          offspring contributes to population control in
         number of              an environment and that natural selection
         chromosomes            ensures that those who are best adapted to
         as the original        their surroundings survive to reproduce.
         cell.                 Understand the mechanisms of change (e.g.,
        Compare and            mutation and natural selection) that lead to
         contrast the           adaptations in a species and their ability to



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         major                 survive naturally in changing conditions and
         differences           to increase species diversity.
         between              Know of the great diversity and
         mitosis and           interdependence of living things.
         meiosis.
        Recognize that
         meiosis
         increases
         genetic
         diversity
        Identify some
         characteristics
         of Down
         Syndrome and
         recognize it is
         a disorder
         caused by an
         extra
         chromosome
         caused by an
         error in
         meiosis.


  4.04 Asexual vs.            Understand the mechanisms of asexual and
  Sexual Reproduction          sexual reproduction and know the different
                               genetic advantages and disadvantages of
        Relate mitosis        asexual and sexual reproduction.
         to asexual
         reproduction.
        Relate to
         plants and
         contrast with
         growth in
         multicellular.


  4.05 Build a Teen           None

        Demonstrate
         how traits are
         passed to
         offspring.
        Explain how
         brothers and
         sisters can be



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         very similar or
         different in
         their
         phenotype and
         genotype.
        Work with a
         classmate to
         create a new
         teenager.
        Simulate how
         inherited traits
         are determined
         by chance.


  4.06 Genetic Park:           Know that the chemical elements that make
  DNA                           up the molecules of living things are
                                combined and recombined in different ways.
        Know that             Know that every cell contains a “blueprint”
         DNA are the            coded in DNA molecules that specify how
         instructions           proteins are assembled to regulate cells.
         necessarily for
         all living
         organisms to
         grow and live
         and can be
         found in all
         cells
        Analyze the
         structure of
         DNA.
        Illustrate how
         the structure of
         DNA allows it
         to copy itself
         accurately.
        Honors: apply
         basic DNA
         extraction
         procedures to
         view DNA.
        Honors:
         analyze the
         purpose of
         materials used
         in DNA.



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         extraction
         procedure
        Honors: design
         a further
         investigation of
         the DNA
         extraction
         procedure and
         report the
         outcome.


  4.07 Genetic Park:           Understand how genetic variation of offspring
  Genetic Evolution             contributes to population control in an
                                environment and that natural selection
        Describe               ensures that those who are best adapted to
         factors that           their surroundings survive to reproduce.
         can cause             Understand the mechanisms of change (e.g.,
         genetic                mutation and natural selection) that lead to
         diversity.             adaptations in a species and their ability to
        Summarize the          survive naturally in changing conditions and
         effects of             to increase species diversity.
         natural               Know that Earth’s systems and organisms
         selection on           are the result of a long, continuous change
         populations.           over time.
        Support the
         importance of
         mutations on
         genetic
         diversity and
         its role in
         adaptation.
        Hypothesize
         why some
         bacteria evolve
         to resist
         antibiotics.
        Discuss the
         positive and
         negatives
         effects of
         genetically
         engineered
         foods.




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  4.08 Genetic Park:                 Know that the value of a technology may
  DNA Application                     differ for different people and at different
                                      times.
            Describe the            Know that scientific knowledge is used by
             importance of            those who engage in design and technology
             technology as            to solve practical problems, taking human
             a catalyst for           values and limitations into account.
             past, present           Know that technological problems often
             and future               create a demand for new scientific knowledge
             scientific               and that new technologies make it possible
             discoveries.             for scientists to extend their research in a
                                      way that advances science.


  4.09 BioTour 4                     None
  Review and Survey
  4.10 BioTour 4 Test                None


  4.11 Segment One                   None
  Study Guide and Oral
  Assessment
  4.12 Segment One                   None
  Final Exam


MODULE 5

   Activity                     State Standards
   5.00 BioVenture 5:                None
   Classification Quiz
   5.01 The Cell: The                Know of the great diversity and
   Building Block of Life             interdependence of living things.
                                     Know that changes in Earth’s climate,
             Describe the            geological activity, and life forms may be
              roll of                 traced and compared.
              paleontologist         Know that Earth’s systems and organisms
              .                       are the result of a long, continuous change
             Identify the            over time.
              different types        Know of the great diversity and
              of fossils and          interdependence of living things.
              how they are




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          formed.


   5.02 Theories of           Know that Earth’s systems and organisms
   Evolution                   are the result of a long, continuous change
                               over time.
         Compare and         Know of the great diversity and
          contrast the         interdependence of living things.
          theories of         Understands that no matter how well one
          microevolutio        theory fits observations, a new theory
          n and                might fit them as well or better, or might fit
          macroevolutio        a wider range of observations, because in
          n.                   science, the testing, revising, and
                               occasional discarding of theories, new and
                               old, never ends and leads to an occasional
                               discarding of theories, new and old, never
                               ends and leads to an increasingly better
                               understanding of how things work in the
                               world, but not to absolute truth.


   5.03 Taxonomy:
   Getting Things
   Organized
                              Know that body structures are uniquely
                               designed and adapted for their function.
         Define
          taxonomy.
         Evaluate the
          history and
          purpose of
          taxonomy.


   5.04 Scientific            Know of the great diversity and
   Names                       interdependence of living things.

         Recall the
          uses of a
          naming
          system for
          living things.
         Use the
          genus and
          species name
          for an
          organism to
          properly write


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          a scientific
          name.


   5.05 Viruses: Living
   or Not Living?

         Identify the           Know that the body processes involve
          reasons                 specific biochemical reactions governed by
          viruses are             biochemical principles.
          not                    Know that scientists can bring information,
          considered              insights, and analytical skills to matters of
          living                  public concern and help people understand
          organisms.              the possible causes and effects of events.
         Classify
          viruses.
         Compare
          types of viral
          reproductive
          cycles.


   5.06 Immunizations            Know that the body processes involve
                                  specific biochemical reactions governed by
         Describe how            biochemical principles.
          viruses are            Understands the mechanisms of change
          spread.                 (e.g., mutation and natural selection) that
         Explain the             lead to adaptations in a species and their
          importance of           ability to survive naturally in changing
          vaccinations.           conditions and to increase species
         Work with               diversity.
          another
          student to
          create an
          informational
          flyer.


   5.07 The Kingdoms             Know of the great diversity and
   of Life                        interdependence of living things.
                                 Know that body structures are uniquely
         Identify the            designed and adapted for their function.
          six kingdoms
          of living
          things.
         Distinguish
          between


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          organisms
          belonging to
          the 6
          kingdoms:
          Eubacteria,
          Achaebacteri
          a, Protista,
          Fungi, Plant,
          animal.

   Honors students

         Define the
          three-domain
          system.
         Compare the
          characteristics
          in the
          kingdoms of
          life.


   5.08 BioTour 5                None
   Review and Survey
                                 None
   5.09 BioTour 5 Test



MODULE 6

   Activity                 State Standards
   6.00 BioVenture 6:            None
   Triple T Dude Ranch
   6.01 Bacteria: Life           Know that the body processes involve
   Inside One Cell                specific biochemical reactions governed by
                                  biochemical principles.
         Identify the           Know that cell behavior can be affected by
          characteristics         molecules from other parts of the organism
          and structure           or even from other organisms.
          of bacteria.           Understand the mechanisms of asexual
         Summarize               and sexual reproduction.
          the                    Know the different genetic advantages and
          adaptations of          disadvantages of asexual and sexual



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          bacteria.             reproduction.
         Discuss two          Know that separate parts of the body
          types of              communicate with each other using
          reproduction          electrical and/or chemical signals.
          of bacteria.         Know that organisms respond to internal
                                and external stimuli.
                               Know of the great diversity and
                                interdependence of living things.


   6.02 Bacteria: The          Understand how the flow of energy
   Good Side                    through an ecosystem made up of
                                producers, consumers, and decomposers
         Examine the           carries out the processes of life and that
          positive and          some energy dissipates as heat and is not
          negative              recycled.
          influences of        Understand the interconnectedness of the
          bacteria.             systems on Earth and the quality of life.
         Evaluate the         Know that technological problems often
          economic              create a demand for new scientific
          importance of         knowledge and that new technologies
          bacteria.             make it possible for scientists to extend
                                their research in a way that advances
                                science.
                               Know that scientific knowledge is used by
                                those who engage in design and
                                technology to solve practical problems,
                                taking human values and limitations into
                                account.


   6.03 Bacteria: The          Know that body structures are uniquely
   Dark Side                    designed and adapted for their function.
                               Know that scientists can bring information,
         Investigate the       insights, and analytical skills to matters of
          negative              public concern and help people
          aspect of             understand the possible causes and
          bacteria.             effects of events.
         Describe how
          antibiotics
          help treat
          bacterial
          diseases.
         Explore the
          importance of




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          good hygiene.

   Honors students

         Investigate the
          incident of
          Typhoid Mary.


   6.04 Bacteria vs.             Know that cell behavior can be affected by
   Viruses                        molecules from other parts of the organism
                                  or even from other organisms.
         Compare and            Know that separate parts of the body
          contrast                communicate with each other using
          viruses and             electrical and/or chemical signals.
          bacteria.              Know that organisms respond to internal
                                  and external stimuli.


   6.05 Protists: A              Know that body structures are uniquely
   Wildly Diverse                 designed and adapted for their function.
   Kingdom                       Know of the great diversity and
                                  interdependence of living things.
         Identify the
          characteristics
          of organisms
          in the protist
          kingdom.
         Describe
          beneficial
          protist and
          their uses of
          protist.


   6.06 Protists: The            Know of the great diversity and
   Dark Side                      interdependence of living things.

         Recall that
          organisms in
          the Protist
          Kingdom can
          be beneficial
          and harmful.
         Investigate
          several
          parasitic or


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          disease
          causing
          protozoans
          and their
          effects on
          animals and
          humans.


   6.07 A Fungus                Know of the great diversity and
   Among Us                      interdependence of living things.
                                Know that body structures are uniquely
         Identify the six       designed and adapted for their function.
          kingdoms of
          living things.
         Distinguish
          between
          organisms
          belonging to
          the 6
          kingdoms:
          Eubacteria,
          Achaebacteria
          , Protista,
          Fungi, Plant,
          animal.


   6.08 Fungus Lab:             Know that cell behavior can be affected by
   Growing Yeast                 molecules from other parts of the organism
                                 or even from other organisms.
                                Know that separate parts of the body
                                 communicate with each other using
                                 electrical and/or chemical signals.
                                Know that organisms respond to internal
                                 and external stimuli.


   6.09 BioTour 6               None
   Review and Survey
                                None
   6.10 BioTour 6 Test



MODULE 7



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   Activity                 State Standards
   7.00 BioVenture 7:            None
   Project Biodome
   7.01 Plants: A                Know that the body processes involve
   Diverse Kingdom                specific biochemical reactions governed by
                                  biochemical principles.
         Investigate            Know of the great diversity and
          plant                   interdependence of living things.
          classification.        Know that body structures are uniquely
         Compare and             designed and adapted for their function.
          contrast the
          characteristic
          s of vascular
          and
          nonvascular
          plants.


   7.02 Anatomy of a             Know that body structures are uniquely
   Plant                          designed and adapted for their function.

         Describe a
          typical plant
          cell.
         Identify the
          basic
          structures of a
          plant: roots,
          stems and
          leaves.
         Explore the
          functions of
          roots, stems
          and leaves.

   Honors students

         Classify the
          three basic
          types of plant
          cells.
         Relate the
          structure and
          function of the
          three types of


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          plant cells.
         Describe the
          structure and
          function of the
          stomata cells.


   7.03 Reproduction of        Know that the body processes involve
   Plant                        specific biochemical reactions governed by
                                biochemical principles.
         Identify the         Know that body structures are uniquely
          different parts       designed and adapted for their function.
          of a flower          Know that separate parts of the body
          and their             communicate with each other using
          function.             electrical and/or chemical signals.
         Define               Know that organisms respond to internal
          pollination.          and external stimuli.
         Describe the
          adaptation of
          flowers and
          their
          significance to
          plant
          reproduction.

   Honors students

         Define
          alternation of
          generations
          and its
          importance to
          the survival of
          plant species.
         Identify the
          basic stages
          of alternation
          of
          generations.


   7.04 Seeds and              Know that organisms respond to internal
   Fruits                       and external stimuli.

         Compare
          adaptations of



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          different
          seeds.
         Relate the
          structure of a
          fruit to its
          function.


   7.05 Photosynthesis        Know that the body processes involve
   and Cellular                specific biochemical reactions governed by
   Respiration:                biochemical principles. SC.F.1.4.6 know
   Complimentary               that separate parts of the body
   Processes                   communicate with each other using
                               electrical and/or chemical signals.
         Relate the          Know that organisms respond to internal
          process of           and external stimuli.
          photosynthesi       Understand the interconnectedness of the
          s in plants          systems on Earth and the quality of life.
          and cellular
          respiration
          carried out by
          most cells to
          recycling
          elements and
          energy in the
          environment.
         Explain how
          photosynthesi
          s and cellular
          respiration
          are
          complimentar
          y process.


   7.06 Plants On the         Know that the body processes involve
   Move                        specific biochemical reactions governed by
                               biochemical principles.
         Explore the         Know that body structures are uniquely
          processes of         designed and adapted for their function.
          plant growth        Know that separate parts of the body
          and                  communicate with each other using
          development          electrical and/or chemical signals.
          by examining        Know that organisms respond to internal
          time-lapse           and external stimuli.




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          movies.

   Honors students

         Design an
          experiment to
          determine the
          effects of
          weightlessnes
          s on plants.


   7.07 Living with the           Understand the interconnectedness of the
   Land                            systems on Earth and the quality of life.
                                  Know that technological problems often
         Evaluate the             create a demand for new scientific
          importance of            knowledge and that new technologies
          plants to living         make it possible for scientists to extend
          on the earth.            their research in a way that advances
                                   science.
                                  Know that the value of a technology may
                                   differ for different people and at different
                                   times.


   7.08 BioTour 7                 None
   Review and Survey
   7.09 BioTour 7 Test            None




MODULE 8

   Activity                  State Standards
   8.00 BioVenture 7:             None
   Safari Quest
   8.01 Safari Quest              Know of the great diversity and
   Orientation…Is it an            interdependence of living things.
   animal?

         Compare the
          characteristics
          of all animals.
         Distinguish


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          between
          invertebrates
          and
          vertebrates.


   8.02 Invertebrates          Understand the mechanisms of asexual
                                and sexual reproduction and know the
         Relate the            different genetic advantages and
          structure of          disadvantages of asexual and sexual
          some                  reproduction.
          invertebrates        Know of the great diversity and
          to their              interdependence of living things.
          methods of           Know that body structures are uniquely
          obtaining             designed and adapted for their function.
          food.                Know that separate parts of the body
         Relate the            communicate with each other using
          structure of          electrical and/or chemical signals.
          some                 Know that organisms respond to internal
          invertebrates         and external stimuli.
          to their             Understand the interconnectedness of the
          reproductive          systems on Earth and the quality of life.
          adaptations.
         Analyze the
          adaptations of
          some
          invertebrates
          to their
          success as a
          species.


   8.03 Fish                   Know that cell behavior can be affected by
                                molecules from other parts of the
         Discuss the           organism or even from other organisms.
          structure and        Understand the mechanisms of asexual
          function of           and sexual reproduction and know the
          gills and the         different genetic advantages and
          respiratory           disadvantages of asexual and sexual
          system of fish.       reproduction.
         Describe the         Know of the great diversity and
          reproductive          interdependence of living things.
          strategies of        Know that body structures are uniquely
          fish.                 designed and adapted for their function.
         Analyze              Know that separate parts of the body
          special               communicate with each other using



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          adaptations of        electrical and/or chemical signals.
          fish to their        Know that organisms respond to internal
          success as a          and external stimuli.
          species.             Understand the interconnectedness of the
                                systems on Earth and the quality of life.


   8.04 Amphibians             Know that cell behavior can be affected by
                                molecules from other parts of the
         Discuss the           organism or even from other organisms.
          structure,           Understand the mechanisms of asexual
          function and          and sexual reproduction and know the
          advantage of          different genetic advantages and
          a three-              disadvantages of asexual and sexual
          chambered             reproduction.
          heart.               Know of the great diversity and
         Describe the          interdependence of living things.
          reproductive         know that body structures are uniquely
          strategies of         designed and adapted for their function.
          amphibians.          Know that separate parts of the body
         Analyze               communicate with each other using
          special               electrical and/or chemical signals.
          adaptations of       Know that organisms respond to internal
          amphibians to         and external stimuli.
          their success        Understand the interconnectedness of the
          as a species.         systems on Earth and the quality of life.



   8.05 : Dissection of        Know that body structures are uniquely
   a Frog                       designed and adapted for their function.

         Explore the
          external and
          internal
          structures of a
          frog.
         Describe the
          basic function
          of the external
          and internal
          structures of a
          frog


   8.06 Reptiles               Know that cell behavior can be affected by
                                molecules from other parts of the


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         Describe the         organism or even from other organisms.
          adaptation          Understand the mechanisms of asexual
          advantage of         and sexual reproduction and know the
          the amniotic         different genetic advantages and
          egg.                 disadvantages of asexual and sexual
         Recognize            reproduction.
          that reptiles       Know of the great diversity and
          are able to          interdependence of living things.
          sense               Know that body structures are uniquely
          changes in           designed and adapted for their function.
          their               Know that separate parts of the body
          environment          communicate with each other using
          through a            electrical and/or chemical signals.
          nervous             Know that organisms respond to internal
          system.              and external stimuli.
         Analyze             Understand the interconnectedness of the
          special              systems on Earth and the quality of life.
          adaptations of
          reptiles to
          their success
          as a species.


   8.07 Birds                 Know that cell behavior can be affected by
                               molecules from other parts of the
         Relate the           organism or even from other organisms.
          adaptations         Understand the mechanisms of asexual
          that enable          and sexual reproduction and know the
          birds to fly.        different genetic advantages and
         Relate the           disadvantages of asexual and sexual
          structure and        reproduction.
          function of         Know of the great diversity and
          lungs.               interdependence of living things.
                              Know that body structures are uniquely
                               designed and adapted for their function.
                              Know that separate parts of the body
                               communicate with each other using
                               electrical and/or chemical signals.
                              Know that organisms respond to internal
                               and external stimuli.
                              Understand the interconnectedness of the
                               systems on Earth and the quality of life.


   8.08 Mammals               Know that cell behavior can be affected by
                               molecules from other parts of the



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         Distinguish           organism or even from other organisms.
          the                  Understand the mechanisms of asexual
          characteristics       and sexual reproduction and know the
          of mammals            different genetic advantages and
          from other            disadvantages of asexual and sexual
          animals.              reproduction.
         Compare the          Know of the great diversity and
          nervous               interdependence of living things.
          system of            Know that body structures are uniquely
          mammals to            designed and adapted for their function.
          other classes        Know that separate parts of the body
          of animals.           communicate with each other using
                                electrical and/or chemical signals.
   Honors students             Know that organisms respond to internal
                                and external stimuli.
         Evaluate the         Understand the interconnectedness of the
          use of product        systems on Earth and the quality of life.
          testing on
          animals.


   8.09: Dissection of a       Know that body structures are uniquely
   fetal pig                    designed and adapted for their function.

         Explore the
          external and
          internal
          structures of a
          fetal pig.
         Describe the
          basic function
          of the internal
          structures of a
          mammal.


   8.10 BioTour 8              None
   Review and Survey
   8.11 BioTour 8 Test         None




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