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                                                                                         Curriculum Map -- Biology
                                                                                                First Quarter
                                                                                         BIG IDEA: The Study of Life
    1. Enduring           Essential Question 1:
   Understanding:                    Skills                                                                                                          Learning Plan
                               (Student Learning                Objective(s)                    Assessment
                                 Expectations)                                                                         Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
                          MC.2.B.11                 *I will discuss homeostasis                                                                                          *homeostasis
                          Discuss homeostasis using using thermoregulation as                                                                                            *thermoregulation
                          thermoregulation as an    my example.
                          example


    2. Enduring           Essential Question 2:
  Understanding:                     Skills                                                                                                          Learning Plan
We will understand that        (Student Learning                Objective(s)                    Assessment
 science is a way of             Expectations)                                                                         Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
       knowing.
                          NS.10.B.1                      *I will explain why science                                                                                     *science
                          Explain why science is         works with a natural                                                                                            *natural explanation
                          limited to natural             explanation of how the
                          explanations of how the        world works.
                          world works
                          NS.10.B.2                      *I will compare hypothesis,                                                                                     *hypothesis
                          Compare and contrast           theory and law.                                                                                                 *theory
                          hypotheses , theories , and    *I will contrast hypothesis,                                                                                    *law
                          laws                           theory and law.                                                                                                 *compare and contrast



                          NS.10.B.3                      *I will distinguish between a                                                                                   *scientific theory
                          Distinguish between a          scientific theory and the                                                                                       *general theory
                          scientific theory and the      term "theory" used in                                                                                           *distinguish
                          term “theory” used in          general conversation
                          general conversation
                          NS.10.B.4                      *I will summarize how                                                                                           *observations
                          Summarize the guidelines       explanations in science are                                                                                     *evidence
                          of science: explanations are   based on observations,                                                                                          *hypothesis
                          based on observations,         evidence, and testing.                                                                                          *empirical data
                          evidence, and testing,         *I will summarize how a                                                                                         *peer review
                          hypotheses must be             hypothesis must be
                          testable understandings        testable.
                          and/or conclusions may         *I will summarize how
                          change with additional         conclusions from a
                          empirical data, scientific     hypothesis may change
                          knowledge must have peer       with additional empirical
                          review and verification        data.
                          before acceptance              *I will summarize how
                                                         scientific knowledge must
                                                         have peer review and
                                                         verification before being
                                                         accepted.
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     3. Enduring            Essential Question 3:
   Understanding:                     Skills                                                                                         Learning Plan
We will design and safely       (Student Learning                 Objective(s)            Assessment
conduct scientific inquiry.       Expectations)                                                        Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
                          NS.11.B.1                       *I will develop and explain                                                                    *procedure
                          Develop and explain the         the appropriate procedure,                                                                     *controls
                          appropriate procedure,          controls and variables in                                                                      *variable
                          controls, and variables         scientific experimentation.                                                                    *dependent variable
                          (dependent and                                                                                                                 *independent variable
                          independent) in scientific                                                                                                     *scientific experimentation
                          experimentation
                          NS.11.B.2                       *I will research and apply                                                                     *safety precautions
                          Research and apply              appropriate safety                                                                             *scientific investigations
                          appropriate safety              precautions when designing
                          precautions (refer to ADE       and/or conducting scientific
                          Guidelines) when designing      investigations.
                          and/or conducting scientific
                          investigations


                          NS.11.B.3                       *I will identify sources of                                                                    *bias
                          Identify sources of bias that   bias that could affect                                                                         *experimental outcomes
                          could affect experimental       experimental outcomes
                          outcome                         during scientific
                                                          investigations.
                          NS.11.B.4                 *I will gather and analyze                                                                           *bias
                          Gather and analyze data   data using the correct                                                                               *data
                          using appropriate summary summary statistics
                          statistics
                          NS.11.B.5                   *I will make a valid                                                                               *bias
                          Formulate valid conclusions conclusion without bias.                                                                           *valid
                          without bias                                                                                                                   *conclusion
                                                                                                                                                         *formulate
                          NS.11.B.6                       *I will communicate                                                                            *pie chart
                          Communicate experimental        experimental results using                                                                     *T-chart
                          results using appropriate       appropriate reports, figures,                                                                  *bar graph
                          reports, figures, and tables    and tables.                                                                                    *line graph
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       4. Enduring            Essential Question 4:
     Understanding:                       Skills                                                                                         Learning Plan
  We will demonstrate an            (Student Learning                Objective(s)             Assessment
understanding of current life         Expectations)                                                        Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
     science theories.
                              NS.12.B.1                      *I will recognize that                                                                          *peer review
                              Recognize that theories are    theories are scientific                                                                         *empirical data
                              scientific explanations that   explanations that require                                                                       *verification
                              require empirical data,        empirical data.
                              verification, and peer         *I will recognize that
                              review                         theories are scientific
                                                             explanations that require
                                                             verification.
                                                             *I will recognize that
                                                             theories are scientific
                                                             explanations that require
                                                             peer review.


                             NS.12.B.2                       *I will understand that a                                                                       *theory
                             Understand that scientific      scientific theory may be                                                                        *peer review
                             theories may be modified or     modified or expanded                                                                            *empirical data
                             expanded based on               based on empirical data.                                                                        *verification
                             additional empirical data,      *I will understand that a
                             verification, and peer          scientific theory may be
                             review                          modified or expanded
                                                             based on verification.
                                                             *I will understand that a
                                                             scientific theory may be
                                                             modified or expanded
                                                             based on peer review



      5. Enduring        Essential Question 5:
    Understanding:                   Skills                                                                                              Learning Plan
   We will describe the       (Student Learning                      Objective(s)             Assessment
connections between pure         Expectations)                                                             Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
  and applied science.
                         NS.14.B.1                           *I will compare biological                                                                      *pure science
                         Compare and contrast                concepts in pure and                                                                            *applied science
                         biological concepts in pure         applied science. I will                                                                         *technology
                         science and applied                 contrast biological concepts
                         science                             in pure and applied science


                             NS.14.B.2                       *I will discuss why scientists                                                                  *ethical parameters
                             Discuss why scientists          should work in ethical
                             should work within ethical      parameters.
                             parameters
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                                                                                              BIG IDEA: Biochemistry
       6. Enduring           Essential Question 6:
    Understanding:                       Skills                                                                                                      Learning Plan
  We will demonstrate an           (Student Learning                 Objective(s)                  Assessment
understanding of the role of         Expectations)                                                                     Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
chemistry in life processes.
                             MC.1.B.1                        *I will describe the structure                                                                              *carbohydrates
                             Describe the structure and      of carbohydrates.                                                                                           *lipids
                             function of the major           *I will describe the structure                                                                              *proteins
                             organic molecules found in      of proteins.                                                                                                *enzymes
                             living systems:                 *I will describe the structure                                                                              *nucleic acids
                             carbohydrates, proteins,        of enzymes.                                                                                                 *organic molecules
                             enzymes, lipids, nucleic        *I will describe the structure
                             acids                           of lipids.
                                                             *I will describe the structure
                                                             of nucleic acids.
                                                             *I will describe the function
                                                             of carbohydrates.
                                                             *I will describe the function
                                                             of proteins.
                                                             *I will describe the function
                                                             of enzymes.
                                                             *I will describe the function
                                                             of lipids.
                                                             *I will describe the function
                                                             of nucleic acids.




                            MC.1.B.2                  *I will describe the                                                                                               *enzyme
                            Describe the relationship relationship between an                                                                                            *substrate
                            between an enzyme and its enzyme and its substrate.
                            substrate molecule(s)
                            MC.1.8.3                         *I will explain the property                                                                                *surface tension
                            Investigate the properties       of water called surface                                                                                     *adhesion
                            and importance of water          tension.                                                                                                    *cohesion
                            and its significance for life:   *I will explain the property                                                                                *polarity
                            surface tension, adhesion,       of water called adhesion.                                                                                   *pH
                            cohesion, polarity, pH           *I will explain the property
                                                             of water called cohesion.
                                                             *I will explain the property
                                                             of water called polarity.
                                                             *I will explain the property
                                                             of water called pH.

                            MC.1.B.4                         I will explain the role of                                                                                  *activation energy
                            Explain the role of energy in    activation energy in living                                                                                 *exergonic reaction
                            chemical reactions of living     systems.                                                                                                    *endergonic reaction
                            systems: activation energy,      *I will explain the role of
                            exergonic reactions,             exergonic reactions in living
                            endergonic reactions             systems.
                                                             *I will explain the role of
                                                             endergonic reactions in
                                                             living systems.
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                                                                                                 BIG IDEA: Cells
         7. Enduring          Essential Question 7:
      Understanding:                      Skills                                                                                                    Learning Plan
   We will demonstrate an          (Student Learning                  Objective(s)                Assessment
of the structure and function        Expectations)                                                                 Instructional Strategies     Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
            of cells.
                              MB.2.B.1                      *I will construct a hierarchy                                                     • cell                   *cell
                              Construct a hierarchy of life of life from cells to                                                             • tissue                 *tissue
                              from cells to ecosystems      ecosystems.                                                                       • organ                  *organ
                                                                                                                                              • organ system           *organ system
                                                                                                                                              • organism               *organism
                                                                                                                                              • population             *population
                                                                                                                                              • community              *community
                                                                                                                                              • ecosystem              *ecosystem
                                                                                                                                              • hierarchy              *hierarchy




                              MC.2.B.2                          *I will compare prokaryotes                                                   • prokaryote             *prokaryote
                              Compare and contrast              and eukaryotes.                                                               • eukaryote              *eukaryote
                              prokaryotes and                   *I will contrast prokaryotes
                              eukaryotes                        and eukaryotes.



                              MC.2.B.3                          *I will describe the function                                                 • organelles             *organelles
                              Describe the role of sub-         of the organelles of a cell.                                                  • ribosomes              *ribosomes
                              cellular structures in the life   *I will describe the function                                                 • cytoskeleton           *cytoskeleton
                              of a cell: organelles,            of ribosomes in a cell.
                              ribosomes, cytoskeleton           *I will describe the function
                                                                of the cytoskeleton of a cell.




                              MC.2.B.4                   *I will relate the function of                                                       • plasma membrane        *plasma membrane
                              Relate the function of the the plasma (cell) membrane
                              plasma (cell) membrane to to its structure.
                              its structure

                              MC.2.B.7                          ^I will compare active and                                                    • active transport       *active transport
                              Compare and contrast              passive transport                                                             • passive transport      *passive transport
                              active transport and              mechanisms: diffusion,                                                        • diffusion              *diffusion
                              passive transport                 osmosis, endocytosis,                                                         • osmosis                *osmosis
                              mechanisms: diffusion,            exocytosis, phagocytosis,                                                     • endocytosis            *endocytosis
                              osmosis, endocytosis,             pinocytosis.                                                                  • exocytosis             *exocytosis
                              exocytosis, phagocytosis,         *I will contrast active and                                                   • phagocytosis           *phagocytosis
                              pinocytosis                       passive transport                                                             • pinocytosis            *pinocytosis
                                                                mechanisms: diffusion,
                                                                osmosis, endocytosis,
                                                                exocytosis, phagocytosis,
                                                                pinocytosis.
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         (continued)            MB.2.B.5                       *I will compare the                                                                   • cell                    *cell
         7. Enduring            Compare and contrast the       structures of an animal cell
      Understanding:            structures of an animal cell   to a plant cell.
   We will demonstrate an       to a plant cell                *I will contrast the
of the structure and function                                  structures of a plant cell to
            of cells.                                          an animal cell.

                                MC.2.B.6                       *I will compare the                                                                   • autotroph               *autotroph
                                Compare and contrast the       functions of an autotroph to                                                          • heterotrophy            *heterotrophy
                                functions of autotrophs and    a heterotroph.
                                heterotrophs                   *I will contrast the functions
                                                               of an autotroph to a
                                                               heterotroph.



       8. Enduring            Essential Question 8:
     Understanding:                       Skills                                                                                                              Learning Plan
  We will demonstrate an           (Student Learning                   Objective(s)                  Assessment
understanding of current life         Expectations)                                                                       Instructional Strategies      Materials/ Resources      Essential Vocabulary
     science theories.
                              NS.1S.N.4                        *I will relate the                                                                    • cell theory             *cell theory
                              Relate the development of        development of the cell                                                               • cellular biology        *cellular biology
                              the cell theory to current       theory to current trends in
                              trends in cellular biology       cellular biology.


                                                                                                BIG IDEA: Nucleic Acids
       9. Enduring           Essential Question 9:
     Understanding:                    Skills                                                                                                                 Learning Plan
  We will investigate the        (Student Learning                     Objective(s)                  Assessment
molecular basis of genetics.       Expectations)                                                                          Instructional Strategies      Materials/ Resources      Essential Vocabulary
                                HE.5.B.1                       *I will model the                                                                                               *nucleotide
                                Model the components of a      components of a DNA                                                                                             *RNA
                                DNA nucleotide and an          nucleotide.                                                                                                     *DNA
                                RNA nucleotide                 *I will model the
                                                               components of an RNA
                                                               nucleotide.

                                HE.5.B.2                       *I will describe the base                                                                                       *double helix model
                                Describe the Watson-Crick      pairing rule of adenine-                                                                                        *base-paring rule
                                double helix model of          thymine, cytosine-guanine.                                                                                      *adenine
                                DNA, using the base-           *I will describe the Watson                                                                                     *thymine
                                pairing rule (adenine-         Crick double helix model of                                                                                     *cytosine
                                thymine , cytosine-guanine )   DNA.                                                                                                            *guanine


                                HE.5.B.3                       *I will compare the structure                                                                                   *DNA
                                Compare and contrast the       of DNA and RNA.                                                                                                 *RNA
                                structure and function of      *I will contrast the structure                                                                                  *double helix
                                DNA and RNA                    of DNA and RNA.                                                                                                 *nucleotide
                                                               *I will contrast the function
                                                               of DNA and RNA.
                                                               *I will contrast the structure
                                                               of DNA and RNA.
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       (continued)             HE.5.B.4                     *I will describe and model                                                                             *replication
       9. Enduring             Describe and model the       the process of replication.                                                                            *transcription
     Understanding:            processes of replication,    *I will describe and model                                                                             *translation
  We will investigate the      transcription , and          the process of transcription.
molecular basis of genetics.   translation                  *I will describe and model
                                                            the process of translation.




                                                                                            TEACH ALL CHAPTERS
      10. Enduring             Essential Question 10:
     Understanding:                       Skills                                                                                               Learning Plan
  We will demonstrate an            (Student Learning              Objective(s)                 Assessment
    understanding that                Expectations)                                                              Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
  organisms are diverse.
                               CDL.7.B.8                    *I will compare the life                                                                               *sexual reproduction
                               Compare and contrast life    cycles of familiar                                                                                     *asexual reproduction
                               cycles of familiar           organisms: sexual                                                                                      *metamorphosis
                               organisms: sexual            reproduction, asexual                                                                                  *alternation of generations
                               reproduction, asexual        reproduction,                                                                                          *life cycles
                               reproduction,                metamorphosis, alternation                                                                             *complete metamorphosis
                               metamorphosis, alternation   of generations      *I will                                                                            *incomplete metamorphosis
                               of generations               contrast the life cycles of                                                                            *sporophyte
                                                            familiar organisms: sexual                                                                             *gametophyte
                                                            reproduction, asexual                                                                                  *diploid(2n)
                                                            reproduction,                                                                                          *haploid(n)
                                                            metamorphosis, alternation                                                                             *spore
                                                            of generations                                                                                         *gamete
                                                                                                                                                                   *zygote


      11. Enduring            Essential Question 11:
     Understanding:                      Skills                                                                                                Learning Plan
  We will demonstrate an           (Student Learning               Objective(s)                 Assessment
understanding of current life        Expectations)                                                               Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
     science theories.
                              NS.12.B.7                     *I will research current
                              Research current events       event topics in biology.
                              and topics in biology
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       12. Enduring        Essential Question 12:
      Understanding:                   Skills                                                                                            Learning Plan
 We will use mathematics,       (Student Learning                     Objective(s)            Assessment
  science equipment, and           Expectations)                                                           Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
   technology as tools to
                           NS.13.B.1                          *I will collect and analyze                                                                    *quantitative data
communicate and solve life
                           Collect and analyze                scientific data using                                                                          *qualitative data
     science problems.
                           scientific data using              appropriate mathematical                                                                       *x-axis
                           appropriate mathematical           calculations, figures, and                                                                     *y-axis
                           calculations, figures, and         tables.                                                                                        *dependent variable
                           tables                                                                                                                            *independent variable
                               NS.13.B.2                      *I will use appropriate                                                                        *microscope
                               Use appropriate equipment      equipment and technology                                                                       *centrifuges
                               and technology as tools for    as tools for solving                                                                           *flexible arm cameras
                               solving problems (e.g.,        problems (e.g.,                                                                                *computer software and
                               microscopes, centrifuges,      microscopes, centrifuges,                                                                      hardware
                               flexible arm cameras,          flexible arm cameras,
                               computer software and          computer software and
                               hardware)                      hardware)


                               NS.13.B.3                      *I will use technology to                                                                      *technology
                               Utilize technology to          communicate my research
                               communicate research           findings.
                               findings
     13. Enduring        Essential Question 13:
    Understanding:                    Skills                                                                                             Learning Plan
   We will describe the        (Student Learning                      Objective(s)            Assessment
connections between pure         Expectations)                                                             Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
  and applied science.
                         NS.14.B.4                            *I will explain how the                                                                        *technology
                         Explain how the cyclical             cyclical relationship                                                                          *pure science
                         relationship between                 between science and                                                                            *applied science
                         science and technology               technology results in                                                                          *reciprocal
                         results in reciprocal                reciprocal advancements in                                                                     *cyclical
                         advancements in science              science and technology.
                         and technology

       14. Enduring           Essential Question 14:
     Understanding:                       Skills                                                                                         Learning Plan
We will describe various life       (Student Learning                 Objective(s)            Assessment
 science careers and the              Expectations)                                                        Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
 training required for the
                              NS.15.B.1                       *I will research science
     selected career.
                              Research and evaluate           careers using the following
                              science careers using the       criteria: educational
                              following criteria:             requirements, salary,
                              educational requirements,       availability of jobs, working
                              salary, availability of jobs,   conditions
                              working conditions
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                                                                                               Curriculum Map -- Biology
                                                                                                   Second Quarter
                                                                                                BIG IDEA: Cell Division
      15. Enduring           Essential Question 15:
     Understanding:                     Skills                                                                                                           Learning Plan
 We will demonstrate an           (Student Learning                  Objective(s)                    Assessment
   understanding of the             Expectations)                                                                          Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
structure and functions of
                             MC.2.B.8                        *I will describe the main                                                                                       *cell cycle
           cells.
                             Describe the main events in     events in the cell cycle.                                                                                       *interphase
                             the cell cycle, including the   *I will describe the                                                                                            *mitosis
                             differences in plant and        differences in plant and                                                                                        *cytokinesis
                             animal cell division.           animal cell division.                                                                                           *cell plate
                                                                                                                                                                             *cleavage


                             MC.2.B.9                        I will list in order the stages                                                                                 *mitosis
                             List in order and describe      of mitosis.                                                                                                     *metaphase
                             the stages of mitosis:          *I will describe the events in                                                                                  *anaphase
                             prophase, metaphase,            prophase of mitosis.                                                                                            *telophase
                             anaphase, telophase.            *I will describe the events in                                                                                  *centrioles
                                                             metaphase of mitosis.                                                                                           *spindle fibers
                                                             *I will describe the events in                                                                                  *centromeres
                                                             anaphase of mitosis.                                                                                            *chromosome
                                                             *I will describe the events in
                                                             telophase of mitosis.


                             MC.2.B.10                       *I will analyze the meiotic                                                                                     *meiosis
                             Analyze the meiotic             maintenance of a constant                                                                                       *Chromosome  
                             maintenance of a constant       chromosome number from                                                                                           -haploid
                             chromosome number from          one generation to the next.                                                                                      -monoploid (n)
                             one generation to the next                                                                                                                      *diploid(2n)
                                                                                                                                                                             *gamete
                                                                                                                                                                             *zygote
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                                                                                         BIG IDEA: Genetics
     16. Enduring          Essential Question 16:
   Understanding :                   Skills                                                                                                 Learning Plan
 We will demonstrate an        (Student Learning                Objective(s)                Assessment
understanding of heredity.       Expectations)                                                                Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
                          HE.4.B.1                      *I will summarize Gregor                                                                                *genetics
                          Summarize the outcomes        Mendel's conclusions                                                                                    *pure
                          of Gregor Mendel’s            based on his experiments                                                                                *hybrid
                          experimental procedures       with pea plants.                                                                                        *alleles
                                                                                                                                                                *test cross
                                                                                                                                                                *monohybrid cross
                                                                                                                                                                *Punnett square
                                                                                                                                                                *gene


                          HE.4.B.2                      *I will differentiate Mendel's                                                                          *Principle of dominance
                          Differentiate among the       laws and principles of                                                                                  *law of segregation
                          laws and principles of        inheritance such as:                                                                                    *law of independent
                          inheritance: dominance,       *Principle of dominance                                                                                 assortment
                          segregation ,independent      and recessiveness                                                                                       *genetics
                          assortment                    *Principle of independent                                                                               *pure
                                                        assortment                                                                                              *hybrid
                                                        *Principle of segregation                                                                               *alleles
                                                        *Conclusion that traits are                                                                             *test cross
                                                        all controlled by factors that                                                                          *monohybrid cross
                                                        occur in pairs.                                                                                         *Punnett square
                                                                                                                                                                *gene


                          HE.4.B.3                      I will predict genotype by                                                                              *dominant
                          Use the laws of probability   using the laws of probability                                                                           *recessive
                          and Punnett squares to        and a Punnett square.                                                                                   *heterozygous
                          predict genotypic and         *I will predict phenotype by                                                                            *homozygous
                          phenotypic ratios             using the laws of probability                                                                           *Punnett square
                                                        and a Punnett square.                                                                                   *probability
                                                                                                                                                                *genotype
                                                                                                                                                                *phenotype


                          HE.4.B.5                      *I will analyze the work of                                                                             *geneticist
                          Analyze the historically      prominent geneticists.
                          significant work of
                          prominent geneticists
                          HE.4.B.4                      I will analyze sex linkage as                                                                           *sex linkage
                          Examine different modes of    a mode of inheritance.                                                                                  *codominance
                          inheritance: sex linkage,     *I will analyze codominance                                                                             *crossing over
                          codominance, crossing         as a mode of inheritance.                                                                               *incomplete dominance
                          over , incomplete             *I will analyze crossing over                                                                           *multiple alleles
                          dominance, multiple alleles   as a mode of inheritance.
                                                        *I will analyze incomplete
                                                        dominance as a mode of
                                                        inheritance.
                                                        *I will analyze multiple
                                                        alleles as a mode of
                                                        inheritance.
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      (continued)            HE.4.B.6                      *I will evaluate a karyotype                                                                     *karyotype
     16. Enduring            Evaluate karyotypes for       for the chromosome                                                                               *monosomy
   Understanding :           abnormalities: monosomy,      abnormality of monosomy.                                                                         *trisomy
 We will demonstrate an      trisomy                       *I will evaluate a karyotype                                                                     *Down syndrome
understanding of heredity.                                 for the chromosome                                                                               *Klinefelter's syndrome
                                                           abnormality of trisomy.                                                                          *Turner's syndrome
                                                                                                                                                            *homologous chromosomes
                                                                                                                                                            *nondisjunction



      17. Enduring           Essential Question 17:
     Understanding:                    Skills                                                                                           Learning Plan
   We will investigate the       (Student Learning                 Objective(s)              Assessment
molecular basis of genetics.       Expectations)                                                          Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
                             HE.5.B.5                      *I will compare mutation                                                                         *mutation
                             Compare and contrast the      events such as point                                                                             *point mutation
                             different types of mutation   mutation, frame shift                                                                            *frame shift mutation
                             events, including point       mutation, deletion and                                                                           *deletion
                             mutation , frame shift        inversion.                                                                                       *inversion
                             mutation , deletion , and     *I will contrast mutation                                                                        *gene mutation
                             inversion                     events such as point                                                                             *chromosomal mutation
                                                           mutation, frame shift                                                                            *nondisjunction
                                                           mutation, deletion and
                                                           inversion.

                             HE.5.B.6                      I will identify the effects of                                                                   *mutations
                             Identify effects of changes   change in an organism due                                                                        *mutagens
                             brought about by              to beneficial mutations.
                             mutations: beneficial,        *I will identify the effects of
                             harmful, neutral              change in an organism due
                                                           to harmful mutations.
                                                           *I will identify the effects of
                                                           change in an organism due
                                                           to neutral mutations.
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      18. Enduring            Essential Question 18:
     Understanding:                       Skills                                                                                                Learning Plan
  We will demonstrate an            (Student Learning               Objective(s)                Assessment
understanding of current life         Expectations)                                                               Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
     science theories.
                              NS.12.B.6                      I will explain the                                                                                     *human genome
                              Relate the chromosome          chromosome theory of                                                                                   *chromosome theory of
                              theory of heredity to recent   heredity.                                                                                              heredity
                              findings in genetic research    *I will relate the                                                                                    *Human Genome Project
                              (e.g., Human Genome            chromosome theory of                                                                                   *chromosome therapy
                              Project-HGP, chromosome        heredity to recent findings
                              therapy)                       in genetic research.
                                                             *I will relate the
                                                             chromosome theory of
                                                             heredity to the Human
                                                             Genome Project.
                                                             *I will relate the
                                                             chromosome theory of
                                                             heredity to chromosome
                                                             therapy.



                                                                                             BIG IDEA: Taxonomy
      19. Enduring       Essential Question 19:
     Understanding:                  Skills                                                                                                     Learning Plan
  We will demonstrate an       (Student Learning               Objective(s)                     Assessment
    understanding that           Expectations)                                                                    Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
  organisms are diverse.
                         CDL.7.B.1                   *I will differentiate among                                                                                    *Domain
                         Differentiate among the     the three domains:                                                                                             *Bacteria
                         different domains: Bacteria Bacteria, Archaea Eukarya.                                                                                     *Classification
                         ,Archaea, Eukarya                                                                                                                          *Archae
                                                                                                                                                                    *Eukarya
                                                                                                                                                                    *Prokaryote
                                                                                                                                                                    *Eukaryote


                             CDL.7.B.2                       *I will differentiate the                                                                              *Eubacteria
                             Differentiate the               characteristics of the                                                                                 *Archaea
                             characteristics of the six      kingdoms: Eubacteria,                                                                                  *Protista
                             kingdoms: Eubacteria,           Archaea, Protista, Fungi,                                                                              *Fungi
                             Archaea, Protista, Fungi,       Plantae, Animalia                                                                                      *Plantae
                             Plantae, Animalia                                                                                                                      *Animalia
                                                                                                                                                                    *Eukaryote
                                                                                                                                                                    *Prokaryote
                                                                                                                                                                    *Unicellular
                                                                                                                                                                    *Multicellular
                                                                                                                                                                    *Heterotrophy
                                                                                                                                                                    *Autotroph


                             CDL.7.B.3                       *I will identify the seven                                                                             *kingdom
                             Identify the seven major        major taxonomic                                                                                        *phylum
                             taxonomic categories:           categories: kingdom,                                                                                   *class
                             kingdom, phylum ,class,         phylum, class, order, family,                                                                          *order
                             order, family, genus,           genus and species.                                                                                     *family
                             species                                                                                                                                *genus
                                                                                                                                                                    *species
                                                                                                                                                                    *hierarchy
                                                                                                                                                                    *taxonomy
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      (continued)         CDL.7.B.4                      I will apply my knowledge of                                                                           *taxonomic nomenclature
     19. Enduring         Classify and name              classification by using a                                                                              *dichotomous keys
    Understanding:        organisms based on their       dichotomous key.                                                                                       *binomial nomenclature
 We will demonstrate an   similarities and differences   *I will classify and name                                                                              *genus
   understanding that     applying taxonomic             organisms based on                                                                                     *species
 organisms are diverse.   nomenclature using             similarities by applying                                                                               *scientific name
                          dichotomous keys               taxonomic (binomial)
                                                         nomenclature.
                                                         *I will classify and name
                                                         organisms based on
                                                         differences by applying
                                                         taxonomic (binomial)
                                                         nomenclature.


                                                                                        BIG IDEA: Evolution
      20. Enduring        Essential Question 20:
     Understanding:                   Skills                                                                                                Learning Plan
    We will examine the        (Student Learning                Objective(s)               Assessment
development of the theory         Expectations)                                                               Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
  of biological evolution
                          HE.6.B.1                       *I will compare Lamarck's                                                                              *evolution
                          Compare and contrast           explanation of evolution                                                                               *classification
                          Lamarck’s explanation of       with Darwin's theory of                                                                                *natural selection
                          evolution with Darwin’s        evolution by natural
                          theory of evolution by         selection.
                          natural selection              *I will contrast Lamarck's
                                                         explanation of evolution
                                                         with Darwin's theory of
                                                         evolution by natural
                                                         selection.

                          HE.6.B.3                       *I will illustrate mass                                                                                *mass extinction
                          Illustrate mass extinction     extinction events using a                                                                              *time line
                          events using a time line       time line.
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       (continued)          HE.6.B.5                       *I will evaluate evolution in    *evolution
      20. Enduring          Evaluate evolution in terms    terms of evidence found in       *fossil
     Understanding:         of evidence as found in the    the fossil record.               *DNA analysis
    We will examine the     following: fossil record,      *I will evaluate evolution in    *morphology
development of the theory   DNA analysis, morphology,      terms of evidence found by       *embryology
  of biological evolution   embryology, viral evolution,   using DNA analysis.              *viral evolution
                            geographic distribution of     *I will evaluate evolution in    *geographic distribution
                            related species, antibiotic    terms of evidence found in       *antibiotic
                            and pesticide resistance in    morphology.                      *pesticide
                            various organisms              *I will evaluate evolution in    *resistance
                                                           terms of evidence found by
                                                           using embryology.
                                                            *I will evaluate evolution in
                                                           terms of
                                                           evidence in viral evolution.
                                                           *I will evaluate evolution in
                                                           terms of evidence found in
                                                           geographic distribution of
                                                           related species.
                                                           *I will evaluate evolution in
                                                           terms of evidence found in
                                                           antibiotic resistance of
                                                           bacteria.
                                                           *I will evaluate evolution in
                                                           terms of evidence found in
                                                           pesticide resistance in
                                                           various organisms.




                            HE.6.B.6                       *I will compare relative         *relative dating
                            Compare the processes of       dating and radioactive           *fossil record
                            relative dating and            dating to determine the age      *radioactive dating
                            radioactive dating to          of fossils.                      *half-life
                            determine the age of fossils


                            NS.12.B.3                      *I will summarize biological     *biological evolution
                            Summarize biological           evolution.
                            evolution
                            HE.6.B.7                       *I will interpret a              *cladogram
                            Interpret a Cladogram          Cladogram.                       *cladistics

                            HE.6.B.2                       *I will recognize that           *population
                            Recognize that evolution       evolution involves a change      *alleles
                            involves a change in allele    in allele frequencies in a       *allele frequency
                            frequencies in a population    population across                *evolution
                            across successive              successive generations (or       *mutation
                            generations                    over time.)
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        (continued)          HE.6.B.3                      *I will analyze the effects of                                                                            *mutations
       20. Enduring          Analyze the effects of        mutations and the                                                                                         *variations
      Understanding:         mutations and the resulting   variations that result in a                                                                               *population
     We will examine the     variations within a           population in terms of                                                                                    *natural selection
 development of the theory   population in terms of        natural selection.
   of biological evolution   natural selection


                             Illustrate mass extinction    Learners will apply, based                                                                                *mass extinction
                             events using a time line      on the classification and                                                                                 *time line
                                                           diversity of life, by                                                                                     *environmental pressure
                                                           illustrating mass extinction
                                                           events using a time line



                                                                                              TEACH ALL CHAPTERS
      21. Enduring           Essential Question 21:
     Understanding:                     Skills                                                                                                   Learning Plan
  We will demonstrate an          (Student Learning                Objective(s)                   Assessment
    understanding that              Expectations)                                                                  Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
  organisms are diverse.
                             CDL.7.B.8                     *I will compare the life                                                                                  *sexual reproduction
                             Compare and contrast life     cycles of familiar                                                                                        *asexual reproduction
                             cycles of familiar            organisms: sexual                                                                                         *metamorphosis
                             organisms: sexual             reproduction, asexual                                                                                     *alternation of generations
                             reproduction, asexual         reproduction,                                                                                             *life cycles
                             reproduction,                 metamorphosis, alternation                                                                                *complete metamorphosis
                             metamorphosis, alternation    of generations                                                                                            *incomplete metamorphosis
                             of generations                *I will contrast the life cycles                                                                          *sporophyte
                                                           of familiar organisms:                                                                                    *gametophyte
                                                           sexual reproduction,                                                                                      *diploid(2n)
                                                           asexual reproduction,                                                                                     *haploid(n)
                                                           metamorphosis, alternation                                                                                *spore
                                                           of generations                                                                                            *gamete
                                                                                                                                                                     *zygote




      22. Enduring            Essential Question 22:
     Understanding:                      Skills                                                                                                  Learning Plan
  We will demonstrate an           (Student Learning               Objective(s)                   Assessment
understanding of current life        Expectations)                                                                 Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
     science theories.
                              NS.12.B.7                    *I will research current
                              Research current events      event topics in biology.
                              and topics in biology
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      23. Enduring         Essential Question 23:
     Understanding:                    Skills                                                                                           Learning Plan
  We will use mathematics,      (Student Learning                    Objective(s)            Assessment
 science equipment, and            Expectations)                                                          Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
  technology as tools to
                           NS.13.B.1                         *I will collect and analyze                                                                    *quantitative data
communicate and solve life
                           Collect and analyze               scientific data using                                                                          *qualitative data
    science problems.
                           scientific data using             appropriate mathematical                                                                       *x-axis
                           appropriate mathematical          calculations, figures, and                                                                     *y-axis
                           calculations, figures, and        tables.                                                                                        *dependent variable
                           tables                                                                                                                           *independent variable


                              NS.13.B.2                      *I will use appropriate                                                                        *microscope
                              Use appropriate equipment      equipment and technology                                                                       *centrifuges
                              and technology as tools for    as tools for solving                                                                           *flexible arm cameras
                              solving problems (e.g.,        problems (e.g.,                                                                                *computer software and
                              microscopes, centrifuges,      microscopes, centrifuges,                                                                      hardware
                              flexible arm cameras,          flexible arm cameras,
                              computer software and          computer software and
                              hardware)                      hardware)



                              NS.13.B.3                      *I will use technology to                                                                      *technology
                              Utilize technology to          communicate my research
                              communicate research           findings.
                              findings
     24. Enduring        Essential Question 24:
    Understanding:                    Skills                                                                                            Learning Plan
   We will describe the        (Student Learning                     Objective(s)            Assessment
connections between pure         Expectations)                                                            Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
  and applied science.
                         NS.14.B.4                           *I will explain how the                                                                        *technology
                         Explain how the cyclical            cyclical relationship                                                                          *pure science
                         relationship between                between science and                                                                            *applied science
                         science and technology              technology results in                                                                          *reciprocal
                         results in reciprocal               reciprocal advancements in                                                                     *cyclical
                         advancements in science             science and technology.
                         and technology
         25. Enduring        Essential Question 25:
       Understanding:                    Skills                                                                                         Learning Plan
    We will describe various       (Student Learning                 Objective(s)            Assessment
life science careers and the         Expectations)                                                        Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
   training required for the
                             NS.15.B.1                       *I will research science
       selected career.
                             Research and evaluate           careers using the following
                             science careers using the       criteria: educational
                             following criteria:             requirements, salary,
                             educational requirements,       availability of jobs, working
                             salary, availability of jobs,   conditions
                             working conditions
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                                                                                           Curriculum Map -- Biology
                                                                                                 Third Quarter
                                                                                              BIG IDEA: Energy
      26. Enduring         Essential Question 26:
     Understanding:                   Skills                                                                                                         Learning Plan
  We will demonstrate an        (Student Learning                Objective(s)                    Assessment
understanding of how cells         Expectations)                                                                       Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
  obtain and use energy.
                           MC.3.B.1                      *I will compare the structure                                                                                   *mitochondria
                           Compare and contrast the      of the mitochondria and the                                                                                     *cristae
                           structure and function of     chloroplast.                                                                                                    *chloroplast
                           mitochondria and               *I will contrast the structure                                                                                 *thylakoid
                           chloroplasts                  of the mitochondria and the                                                                                     *grana
                                                         chloroplast.                                                                                                    *stroma
                                                         *I will compare the function                                                                                    *photosynthesis
                                                         of the mitochondria and the                                                                                     *cellular respiration
                                                         chloroplast.
                                                         *I will contrast the function
                                                         of the mitochondria and the
                                                         chloroplast.




                           MC.3.B.4                      I will describe and model                                                                                       *photosynthesis
                           Describe and model the        the conversion of light                                                                                         *light dependent reaction
                           conversion of light energy    energy to chemical energy                                                                                       *light independent reaction
                           to chemical energy by         by photosynthesis during                                                                                        *chloroplast
                           photosynthetic organisms:     the light dependent                                                                                             *thylakoid
                           light dependent reactions,    reaction.                                                                                                       *stroma
                           light independent reactions   *I will describe and model                                                                                      *endergonic
                                                         the conversion of light                                                                                         *exergonic
                                                         energy to chemical energy
                                                         by photosynthesis during
                                                         the light independent
                                                         reaction.




                           MC.3.B.5                      *I will compare cellular                                                                                        *cellular respiration
                           Compare and contrast          respiration and                                                                                                 *photosynthesis
                           cellular respiration and      photosynthesis as energy                                                                                        *ATP
                           photosynthesis as energy      conversion pathways.                                                                                            *glucose
                           conversion pathways           *I will contrast cellular                                                                                       *reciprocal
                                                         respiration and                                                                                                 *reactants
                                                         photosynthesis as energy                                                                                        *products
                                                         conversion pathways.                                                                                            *energy conversion
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       (continued)           Describe and model the          *I will describe and model                                                                                   *ATP
      26. Enduring           conversion of stored energy     the conversion of stored                                                                                     *glycolysis
      Understanding:         in organic molecules into       energy in organic molecules                                                                                  *citric acid cycle
 We will demonstrate an      usable cellular energy          into usable cellular energy                                                                                  *electron transport chain
understanding of how cells   (ATP): glycolysis , citric      (ATP) during glycolysis.
  obtain and use energy.     acid cycle, electron             *I will describe and model
                             transport chain                 the conversion of stored
                                                             energy in organic molecules
                                                             into usable cellular energy
                                                             (ATP) during the citric acid
                                                             cycle.
                                                             *I will describe and model
                                                             the conversion of stored
                                                             energy in organic molecules
                                                             into usable cellular energy
                                                             (ATP) during the electron
                                                             transport chain.




                             MC.3.B.3                        *I will compare aerobic and                                                                                  *aerobic
                             Compare and contrast            anaerogic respiration, lactic                                                                                *anaerobic
                             aerobic and anaerobic           acid fermentation, and                                                                                       *lactic acid fermentation
                             respiration: lactic acid        alcohol fermentation.                                                                                        *alcoholic fermentation
                             fermentation, alcoholic         *I will contrast aerobic and
                             fermentation                    anaerogic respiration, lactic
                                                             acid fermentation, and
                                                             alcohol fermentation.



                                                                                             BIG IDEA: Virus/Bacteria
     27. Enduring            Essential Question 27:
    Understanding:                      Skills                                                                                                        Learning Plan
 We will demonstrate an           (Student Learning                  Objective(s)                  Assessment
   understanding that               Expectations)                                                                       Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
 organisms are diverse.
                                       CDL.7.B.6             *I will compare the                                                                                          *virus
                              Compare and contrast the       structures of viruses with                                                                                   *lytic cycle
                                     structures and          non-living things.                                                                                           *lysogenic cycle
                              characteristics of viruses     *I will compare the                                                                                          *capsid
                             (lytic and lysogenic cycles )   structures of viruses with                                                                                   *core
                               with non-living and living    living organisms.                                                                                            *nucleic acid
                                         things              *I will contrast the                                                                                         *bacteriophage
                                                             structures of viruses with                                                                                   *temperate
                                                             non-living things.                                                                                           *virulent
                                                             *I will contrast the
                                                             structures of viruses with
                                                             living organisms.
                                                             *I will explain the stages of
                                                             the lytic cycle.
                                                             *I will explain the stages of
                                                             the lysogenic cycle.
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     (continued)         CDL.7.B.9                      *I will classify bacteria      *Bacteria
    27. Enduring         Classify bacteria according    according to their             *Archae
   Understanding:        to their characteristics and   characteristics and            *Archaebacteria
We will demonstrate an   adaptations                    adaptations.                   *Eubacteria
  understanding that                                                                   *capsule
organisms are diverse.                                                                 *prokaryote
                                                                                       *cocci
                                                                                       *bacilli
                                                                                       *spirilla
                                                                                       *Gram positive
                                                                                       *Gram negative


                         CDL.7.B.7                      *I will evaluate the medical   *virus
                         Evaluate the medical and       importance of viruses.         *vaccine
                         economic importance of         *I will evaluate the
                         viruses                        economic importance of
                                                        viruses.


                         CDL.7.B.10                     *I will evaluate the medical   *bacteria
                         Evaluate the medical and       importance of bacteria.        *antibiotics
                         economic importance of         *I will evaluate the
                         bacteria                       economic importance of
                                                        bacteria.


                         NS.12.B.5                      *I will describe the germ      *germ theory of disease
                         Describe the relationship      theory of disease.             *immunology
                         between the germ theory of      *I will describe the          *infectious disease
                         disease and our current        relationship between the
                         knowledge of immunology        germ theory of disease and
                         and control of infectious      our current knowledge of
                         diseases                       immunology.
                                                        *I will describe the
                                                        relationship between the
                                                        germ theory of disease and
                                                        our current control of
                                                        infectious diseases.
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                                                                                        BIG IDEA: Protists
    28. Enduring         Essential Question 28:
   Understanding:                   Skills                                                                                                 Learning Plan
We will demonstrate an        (Student Learning                  Objective(s)             Assessment
  understanding that            Expectations)                                                                Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources      Essential Vocabulary
organisms are diverse.
                         CDL.7.B.11                      *I will describe the                                                                                  *protist
                         Describe the characteristics    characteristics used to                                                                               *heterotroph
                         used to classify protists:      classify protists as plant-                                                                           *autotroph
                         plant-like, animal-like,        like.                                                                                                 *decomposer
                         fungal-like                     *I will describe the                                                                                  *eukaryote
                                                         characteristics used to                                                                               *Eukarya
                                                         classify protists as animal-
                                                         like.
                                                         *I will describe the
                                                         characteristics used to
                                                         classify protists as fungi-
                                                         like.

                         CDL.7.B.12                      *I will evaluate the medical                                                                          *protist
                         Evaluate the medical and        importance of protists.
                         economic importance of          *I will evaluate the
                         protists                        economic importance of
                                                         protists.


                                                                                         BIG IDEA: Fungi
    29. Enduring         Essential Question 29:
   Understanding:                   Skills                                                                                                 Learning Plan
We will demonstrate an        (Student Learning                  Objective(s)             Assessment
  understanding that            Expectations)                                                                Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources      Essential Vocabulary
organisms are diverse.
                         CDL.7.B.13                      *I will compare fungi with                                                                            *eukaryote
                         Compare and contrast            other eukaryotic organisms.                                                                           *fungi
                         fungi with other eukaryotic     *I will contrast fungi with                                                                           *protist
                         organisms                       other eukaryotic organisms.                                                                           *plants
                                                                                                                                                               *animals


                         CDL.7.B.14                      *I will evaluate the medical                                                                          *fungi
                         Evaluate the medical and        importance of fungi.
                         economic importance of          *I will evaluate the
                         fungi                           economic importance of
                                                         fungi.


                                                                                        BIG IDEA: Animals
    30. Enduring         Essential Question 30:
   Understanding:                   Skills                                                                                                 Learning Plan
We will demonstrate an        (Student Learning                  Objective(s)             Assessment
  understanding that            Expectations)                                                                Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources      Essential Vocabulary
organisms are diverse.
                         CDL.7.B.20                      *I will identify radial                                                                               *symmetry
                         Identify the symmetry of        symmetry in reference to a                                                                            *bilateral symmetry
                         organisms: radial, bilateral,   living organism.                                                                                      *radial symmetry
                         asymmetrical                    *I will identify bilateral                                                                            *asymmetry
                                                         symmetry in reference to a
                                                         living organism.
                                                         *I will identify the term
                                                         asymmetrical in reference
                                                         to a living organism.
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     (continued)         CDL.7.B.21                    *I will compare the major      *nervous
    30. Enduring         Compare and contrast the      invertebrate classes           *respiratory
   Understanding:        major invertebrate classes    according to their nervous     *excretory
We will demonstrate an   according to their nervous,   systems.                       *circulatory
  understanding that     respiratory, excretory,       *I will compare the major      *digestive
organisms are diverse.   circulatory, and digestive    invertebrate classes           *organ systems
                         systems                       according to their             *invertebrate
                                                       respiratory systems.
                                                       *I will compare the major
                                                       invertebrate classes
                                                       according to their excretory
                                                       systems.
                                                       *I will compare the major
                                                       invertebrate classes
                                                       according to their
                                                       circulatory systems.
                                                       *I will compare the major
                                                       invertebrate classes
                                                       according to their digestive
                                                       systems.
                                                       *I will contrast the major
                                                       invertebrate classes
                                                       according to their nervous
                                                       systems.
                                                       *I will contrast the major
                                                       invertebrate classes
                                                       according to their
                                                       respiratory systems.
                                                       *I will contrast the major
                                                       invertebrate classes
                                                       according to their excretory
                                                       systems.
                                                       *I will contrast the major
                                                       invertebrate classes
                                                       according to their
                                                       circulatory systems.
                                                       *I will contrast the major
                                                       invertebrate classes
                                                       according to their digestive
                                                       systems.
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     (continued)         CDL.7.B.22                    *I will compare the major      * nervous
    30. Enduring         Compare and contrast the      vertebrate classes             * respiratory
   Understanding:        major vertebrate classes      according to their nervous     * excretory
We will demonstrate an   according to their nervous,   systems.                       * circulatory
  understanding that     respiratory, excretory,       *I will compare the major      * digestive
organisms are diverse.   circulatory, digestive,       vertebrate classes             * reproductive
                         reproductive and              according to their             * integumentary
                         integumentary systems         respiratory systems.           * organ systems
                                                       *I will compare the major      * vertebrate
                                                       vertebrate classes
                                                       according to their excretory
                                                       systems.
                                                       *I will compare the major
                                                       vertebrate classes
                                                       according to their
                                                       circulatory systems.
                                                       *I will compare the major
                                                       vertebrate classes
                                                       according to their digestive
                                                       systems.
                                                       *I will compare the major
                                                       vertebrate classes
                                                       according to their
                                                       reproductive systems.
                                                       *I will compare the major
                                                       vertebrate classes
                                                       according to their
                                                       integumentary systems.
                                                       *I will contrast the major
                                                       vertebrate classes
                                                       according to their nervous
                                                       systems.

                                                       (continued on next page)
                                                                                                                                                                                              23
     (continued)                                      *I will contrast the major
    30. Enduring                                      vertebrate classes
   Understanding:                                     according to their
We will demonstrate an                                respiratory systems.
  understanding that                                  *I will contrast the major
organisms are diverse.                                vertebrate classes
                                                      according to their excretory
                                                      systems.
                                                      *I will contrast the major
                                                      vertebrate classes
                                                      according to their
                                                      circulatory systems.
                                                      *I will contrast the major
                                                      vertebrate classes
                                                      according to their digestive
                                                      systems.
                                                      *I will contrast the major
                                                      vertebrate classes
                                                      according to their
                                                      reproductive systems.
                                                      *I will contrast the major
                                                      vertebrate classes
                                                      according to their
                                                      integumentary systems.




                                                                                         TEACH ALL CHAPTERS
    31. Enduring         Essential Question 31:
   Understanding:                  Skills                                                                                                   Learning Plan
                             (Student Learning                Objective(s)                   Assessment
                               Expectations)                                                                  Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
                         CDL.7.B.8                    *I will compare the life                                                                                  *sexual reproduction
                         Compare and contrast life    cycles of familiar                                                                                        *asexual reproduction
                         cycles of familiar           organisms: sexual                                                                                         *metamorphosis
                         organisms: sexual            reproduction, asexual                                                                                     *alternation of generations
                         reproduction, asexual        reproduction,                                                                                             *life cycles
                         reproduction,                metamorphosis, alternation                                                                                *complete metamorphosis
                         metamorphosis, alternation   of generations                                                                                            *incomplete metamorphosis
                         of generations               *I will contrast the life cycles                                                                          *sporophyte
                                                      of familiar organisms:                                                                                    *gametophyte
                                                      sexual reproduction,                                                                                      *diploid(2n)
                                                      asexual reproduction,                                                                                     *haploid(n)
                                                      metamorphosis, alternation                                                                                *spore
                                                      of generations                                                                                            *gamete
                                                                                                                                                                *zygote



                         NS.12.B.7                    *I will research current
                         Research current events      event topics in biology.
                         and topics in biology
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       (continued)            NS.13.B.1                      *I will collect and analyze                                                                    *quantitative data
      31. Enduring            Collect and analyze            scientific data using                                                                          *qualitative data
     Understanding:           scientific data using          appropriate mathematical                                                                       *x-axis
                              appropriate mathematical       calculations, figures, and                                                                     *y-axis
                              calculations, figures, and     tables.                                                                                        *dependent variable
                              tables                                                                                                                        *independent variable


                              NS.13.B.2                      *I will use appropriate                                                                        *microscope
                              Use appropriate equipment      equipment and technology                                                                       *centrifuges
                              and technology as tools for    as tools for solving                                                                           *flexible arm cameras
                              solving problems (e.g.,        problems (e.g.,                                                                                *computer software and
                              microscopes, centrifuges,      microscopes, centrifuges,                                                                      hardware
                              flexible arm cameras,          flexible arm cameras,
                              computer software and          computer software and
                              hardware)                      hardware)



                              NS.13.B.3                      *I will use technology to                                                                      *technology
                              Utilize technology to          communicate my research
                              communicate research           findings.
                              findings
                              NS.14.B.4                      *I will explain how the                                                                        *technology
                              Explain how the cyclical       cyclical relationship                                                                          *pure science
                              relationship between           between science and                                                                            *applied science
                              science and technology         technology results in                                                                          *reciprocal
                              results in reciprocal          reciprocal advancements in                                                                     *cyclical
                              advancements in science        science and technology.
                              and technology

         32. Enduring        Essential Question 32:
       Understanding:                    Skills                                                                                         Learning Plan
   We will describe various        (Student Learning                 Objective(s)            Assessment
life science careers and the         Expectations)                                                        Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
   training required for the
                             NS.15.B.1                       *I will research science
       selected career.
                             Research and evaluate           careers using the following
                             science careers using the       criteria: educational
                             following criteria:             requirements, salary,
                             educational requirements,       availability of jobs, working
                             salary, availability of jobs,   conditions
                             working conditions
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                                                                                           Curriculum Map -- Biology
                                                                                                Fourth Quarter
                                                                                               BIG IDEA: Plants
    33. Enduring         Essential Question 33:
   Understanding:                   Skills                                                                                                           Learning Plan
We will demonstrate an        (Student Learning                  Objective(s)                    Assessment
  understanding that            Expectations)                                                                          Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
organisms are diverse.
                         CDL.7.B.15                      *I will differentiate between                                                                                   *vascular
                         Differentiate between           vascular and nonvascular                                                                                        *nonvascular
                         vascular and nonvascular        plants.                                                                                                         *xylem
                         plants                                                                                                                                          *phloem
                                                                                                                                                                         *cellular transport


                         CDL.7.B.15                  *I will differentiate among                                                                                         *gymnosperm
                         Differentiate among cycads, cycads, gymnosperms, and                                                                                            *angiosperm
                         gymnosperms, and            angiosperms.                                                                                                        * flower
                         angiosperms                                                                                                                                     * cone
                                                                                                                                                                         * monocot
                                                                                                                                                                         * dicot



                         CDL.7.B.17                      *I will describe the structure                                                                                  *flower
                         Describe the structure and      of a plant root.                                                                                                *petal
                         function of the major parts     *I will describe the structure                                                                                  *sepal
                         of a plant: roots, stems,       of a plant stem.                                                                                                *anther
                         leaves, flowers                 *I will describe the structure                                                                                  *pistil
                                                         of a plant leaf.                                                                                                *stamen
                                                         *I will describe the structure                                                                                  *filament
                                                         of a plant flower.                                                                                              *stigma
                                                         *I will describe the function                                                                                   *style
                                                         of a plant root.                                                                                                *ovary
                                                         *I will describe the function                                                                                   *ovule
                                                         of a plant stem.                                                                                                *root
                                                         *I will describe the function                                                                                   *root hairs
                                                         of a plant leaf.                                                                                                *root cap
                                                         *I will describe the function                                                                                   *xylem
                                                         of a plant flower.                                                                                              *phloem
                                                                                                                                                                         *stem
                                                                                                                                                                         *monocot
                                                                                                                                                                         *dicot
                                                                                                                                                                         *herbaceous
                                                                                                                                                                         *leaf



                         CDL.7.B.18                      *I will relate the structure of                                                                                 *epidermal tissue
                         Relate the structure of plant   plant epidermal tissue to its                                                                                   *ground tissue
                         tissue to its function:         function.                                                                                                       *vascular tissue
                         epidermal, ground, vascular     *I will relate the structure of                                                                                 *xylem
                                                         plant ground tissue to its                                                                                      *phloem
                                                         function.                                                                                                       *tissue
                                                         *I will relate the structure of                                                                                 *stomata
                                                         plant vascular tissue to its                                                                                    *guard cell
                                                         function.                                                                                                       *transpiration
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     (continued)         CDL.7.B.19 Evaluate the       *I will evaluate the medical                                                                         *plants
    33. Enduring         medical and economic          importance of plants.                                                                                *ecological
   Understanding:        importance of plants          *I will evaluate the                                                                                 *economic
We will demonstrate an                                 economic importance of
  understanding that                                   plants.
organisms are diverse.


                                                                                      BIG IDEA: Ecology
    34. Enduring         Essential Question 34:
   Understanding:                   Skills                                                                                              Learning Plan
We will demonstrate an        (Student Learning                Objective(s)             Assessment
  understanding that            Expectations)                                                             Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
organisms are diverse.
                         EBR.8.B.3                     *I will explain and diagram                                                                          *carbon cycle
                         Diagram the carbon,           the carbon cycle.                                                                                    *nitrogen cycle
                         nitrogen, phosphate, and      *I will explain and diagram                                                                          *water cycle
                         water cycles in an            the nitrogen cycle.                                                                                  *phosphate cycle
                         ecosystem                     *I will explain and diagram                                                                          *ecosystem
                                                       the phosphate cycle.
                                                       *I will explain and diagram
                                                       the water cycle.




                         EBR.8.B.2                     I will compare the                                                                                   *biotic
                         Compare and contrast the      characteristics of biomes.                                                                           *abiotic
                         characteristics of biomes     *I will contrast the                                                                                 *biome
                                                       characteristics of biomes.



                         EBR.8.B.1                     *I will give examples of                                                                             *biotic
                         Cite examples of abiotic      abiotic factors.                                                                                     *abiotic
                         and biotic factors of         *I will give examples of                                                                             *ecosystem
                         ecosystems                    biotic factors.
                         EBR.8.B.4                     *I will analyze an                                                                                   *energy flow
                         Analyze an ecosystem’s        ecosystem's energy flow                                                                              *ecosystem
                         energy flow through food      through food chains.                                                                                 *food chain
                         chains, food webs, and        *I will analyze an                                                                                   *food web
                         energy pyramids               ecosystem's energy flow                                                                              *energy pyramid
                                                       through food webs.                                                                                   *decomposer
                                                       *I will analyze an                                                                                   *primary consumer
                                                       ecosystem's energy flow                                                                              *secondary consumer
                                                       through energy pyramids.                                                                             *producer
                                                                                                                                                            *heterotroph
                                                                                                                                                            *autotroph
                                                                                                                                                            *carnivore
                                                                                                                                                            *omnivore
                                                                                                                                                            *herbivore


                         EBR.8.B.5                     *I will identify and predict                                                                         *population
                         Identify and predict the      factors that control                                                                                 *predation
                         factors that control          populations including                                                                                *competition
                         population , including        predation, competition,                                                                              *crowding
                         predation , competition ,     crowding, water, nutrients,
                         crowding, water, nutrients,   and shelter.
                         and shelter
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     (continued)         EBR.8.B.6                     *I will summarize the             *symbiosis
    34. Enduring         Summarize the symbiotic       symbiotic ways in which           *community
   Understanding:        ways in which individuals     individuals within a              *commensalism
We will demonstrate an   within a community interact   community interact with           *parasitism
  understanding that     with each other:              each other during                 *mutualism
organisms are diverse.   commensalism, parasitism,     commensalism.
                         mutualism                     *I will summarize the
                                                       symbiotic ways in which
                                                       individuals within a
                                                       community interact with
                                                       each other during
                                                       parasitism.
                                                       *I will summarize the
                                                       symbiotic ways in which
                                                       individuals within a
                                                       community interact with
                                                       each other during
                                                       mutualism.

                         EBR.8.B.8                     *I will identify the properties   *ecology
                         Identify the properties of    of the first level of ecology:    *organism
                         each of the five levels of    organism.                         *population
                         ecology: organism,            *I will identify the properties   *community
                         population, community,        of the second level of            *ecosystem
                         ecosystem, biosphere          ecology: population.              *biosphere
                                                       *I will identify the properties
                                                       of the third level of ecology:
                                                       community.
                                                       *I will identify the properties
                                                       of the fourth level of
                                                       ecology: ecosystem.
                                                       *I will identify the properties
                                                       of the fifth level of ecology:
                                                       biosphere.
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        35. Enduring          Essential Question 35:
      Understanding:                      Skills                                                                                        Learning Plan
   We will demonstrate an          (Student Learning                  Objective(s)           Assessment
        understanding                Expectations)                                                        Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
of the structure and function
                              MC.2.B.1                      *I will construct a hierarchy                                                                   *hierarchy
           of cells.
                              Construct a hierarchy of life of life from cells to                                                                           *cell
                              from cells to ecosystems      ecosystems.                                                                                     *tissue
                                                                                                                                                            *organ
                                                                                                                                                            *organ system
                                                                                                                                                            *organism
                                                                                                                                                            *population
                                                                                                                                                            *community
                                                                                                                                                            *ecosystem    *biosphere


      36. Enduring            Essential Question 36:
     Understanding:                      Skills                                                                                         Learning Plan
  We will demonstrate an           (Student Learning                Objective(s)             Assessment
    understanding that               Expectations)                                                        Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
  organisms are diverse.
                              EBR.8.B.7                     *I will compare primary and                                                                     *Primary Succession
                              Compare and contrast          secondary succession.                                                                           *Secondary Succession
                              primary succession with       *I will contrast primary and
                              secondary succession          secondary succession.



      37. Enduring          Essential Question 37:
     Understanding:                    Skills                                                                                           Learning Plan
 We will demonstrate an          (Student Learning                  Objective(s)             Assessment
   understanding of the            Expectations)                                                          Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
ecological impact of global
                            EBR.9.B.1                       *I will analyze the effects of                                                                  *population
         issues.
                            Analyze the effects of          human population growth                                                                         *human population growth
                            human population growth         on the environment/                                                                             *technology
                            and technology on the           biosphere.                                                                                      *biosphere
                            environment/biosphere           *I will analyze the effects of
                                                            technology on the
                                                            environment/ biosphere.


                              EBR.9.B.2                     *I will evaluate long range                                                                     *By-Product Disposal
                              Evaluate long range plans     plans concerning resource
                              concerning resource use       use and by-product
                              and by-product disposal in    disposal in terms of the
                              terms of their                environmental impact.
                              environmental, economic,      *I will evaluate long range
                              and political impact          plans concerning resource
                                                            use and by-product
                                                            disposal in terms of the
                                                            economic impact.
                                                            *I will evaluate long range
                                                            plans concerning resource
                                                            use and by-product
                                                            disposal in terms of the
                                                            political impact.
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       (continued)            EBR.9.B.3                     *I will assess current world                                                                  *epidemics
      37. Enduring            Assess current world issues   issues applying scientific                                                                    *pandemics
     Understanding:           applying scientific themes    themes in reference to                                                                        *ozone depletion
 We will demonstrate an       (e.g., global changes in      global changes in climate.                                                                    *UV radiation
   understanding of the       climate, epidemics ,          *I will assess current world                                                                  *natural resources
ecological impact of global   pandemics , ozone             issues applying scientific                                                                    *technology
         issues.              depletion, UV radiation,      themes in reference to                                                                        *public policy
                              natural resources, use of     epidemics.                                                                                    *global changes in climate
                              technology , and public       *I will assess current world
                              policy)                       issues applying scientific
                                                            themes in reference to
                                                            pandemics.
                                                            *I will assess current world
                                                            issues applying scientific
                                                            themes in reference to
                                                            ozone depletion.
                                                            *I will assess current world
                                                            issues applying scientific
                                                            themes in reference to UV
                                                            radiation.
                                                            *I will assess current world
                                                            issues applying scientific
                                                            themes in reference to
                                                            natural resources.
                                                            *I will assess current world
                                                            issues applying scientific
                                                            themes in reference to the
                                                            use of technology.
                                                            *I will assess current world
                                                            issues applying scientific
                                                            themes in reference to
                                                            public policy.




     38. Enduring        Essential Question 38:
    Understanding:                   Skills                                                                                           Learning Plan
   We will describe the       (Student Learning                    Objective(s)            Assessment
connections between pure        Expectations)                                                           Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
  and applied science.
                         NS.14.B.3                          *I will evaluate long range
                         Evaluate long-range plans          plans concerning resource
                         concerning resource use            use and by-product
                         and by-product disposal for        disposal for the
                         environmental, economic,           environmental impact.
                         and political impact               *I will evaluate long range
                                                            plans concerning resource
                                                            use and by product disposal
                                                            for the economic impact.
                                                            *I will evaluate long range
                                                            plans concerning resource
                                                            use and by product disposal
                                                            for the political impact.
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     39. Enduring           Essential Question 39:
    Understanding:                    Skills                                                                                                   Learning Plan
 We will demonstrate an         (Student Learning                Objective(s)                   Assessment
   understanding that             Expectations)                                                                  Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
 organisms are diverse.
                            CDL.7.B.5                    *I will investigate Arkansas'
                            Investigate Arkansas'        biodiversity using
                            biodiversity using           appropriate tools and
                            appropriate tools and        technology.
                            technology
                                                                                            TEACH ALL CHAPTERS
     40. Enduring           Essential Question 40:
    Understanding:                    Skills                                                                                                   Learning Plan
 We will demonstrate an         (Student Learning                Objective(s)                   Assessment
   understanding that             Expectations)                                                                  Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
 organisms are diverse.
                            CDL.7.B.8                    *I will compare the life                                                                                  *sexual reproduction
                            Compare and contrast life    cycles of familiar                                                                                        *asexual reproduction
                            cycles of familiar           organisms: sexual                                                                                         *metamorphosis
                            organisms: sexual            reproduction, asexual                                                                                     *alternation of generations
                            reproduction, asexual        reproduction,                                                                                             *life cycles
                            reproduction,                metamorphosis, alternation                                                                                *complete metamorphosis
                            metamorphosis, alternation   of generations                                                                                            *incomplete metamorphosis
                            of generations               *I will contrast the life cycles                                                                          *sporophyte
                                                         of familiar organisms:                                                                                    *gametophyte
                                                         sexual reproduction,                                                                                      *diploid(2n)
                                                         asexual reproduction,                                                                                     *haploid(n)
                                                         metamorphosis, alternation                                                                                *spore
                                                         of generations                                                                                            *gamete
                                                                                                                                                                   *zygote




     41. Enduring           Essential Question 41:
   Understandings:                    Skills                                                                                                   Learning Plan
 We will research current       (Student Learning                Objective(s)                   Assessment
  events and topics in            Expectations)                                                                  Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
          biology.
                            NS.12.B.7                    *I will research current
                            Research current events      event topics in biology.
                            and topics in biology




       42. Enduring        Essential Question 42:
      Understanding:                   Skills                                                                                                  Learning Plan
 We will use mathematics,       (Student Learning                Objective(s)                   Assessment
  science equipment, and           Expectations)                                                                 Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
   technology as tools to
                           NS.13.B.1                     *I will collect and analyze                                                                               *quantitative data
communicate and solve life
                           Collect and analyze           scientific data using                                                                                     *qualitative data
     science problems.
                           scientific data using         appropriate mathematical                                                                                  *x-axis
                           appropriate mathematical      calculations, figures, and                                                                                *y-axis
                           calculations, figures, and    tables.                                                                                                   *dependent variable
                           tables                                                                                                                                  *independent variable
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        (continued)            NS.13.B.2                      *I will use appropriate                                                                        *microscope
       42. Enduring            Use appropriate equipment      equipment and technology                                                                       *centrifuges
      Understanding:           and technology as tools for    as tools for solving                                                                           *flexible arm cameras
 We will use mathematics,      solving problems (e.g.,        problems (e.g.,                                                                                *computer software and
  science equipment, and       microscopes, centrifuges,      microscopes, centrifuges,                                                                      hardware
   technology as tools to      flexible arm cameras,          flexible arm cameras,
communicate and solve life     computer software and          computer software and
     science problems.         hardware)                      hardware)



                               NS.13.B.3                      *I will use technology to                                                                      *technology
                               Utilize technology to          communicate my research
                               communicate research           findings.
                               findings
       43. Enduring           Essential Question 43:
     Understanding:                        Skills                                                                                        Learning Plan
   We will describe the             (Student Learning                 Objective(s)            Assessment
connections between pure              Expectations)                                                        Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
   and applied science.
                              NS.14.B.4                       *I will explain how the                                                                        *technology
                              Explain how the cyclical        cyclical relationship                                                                          *pure science
                              relationship between            between science and                                                                            *applied science
                              science and technology          technology results in                                                                          *reciprocal
                              results in reciprocal           reciprocal advancements in                                                                     *cyclical
                              advancements in science         science and technology.
                              and technology
       44. Enduring           Essential Question 44:
     Understanding:                        Skills                                                                                        Learning Plan
We will describe various life       (Student Learning                 Objective(s)            Assessment
 science careers and the              Expectations)                                                        Instructional Strategies   Materials/ Resources     Essential Vocabulary
 training required for the
                              NS.15.B.1                       *I will research science
     selected career.
                              Research and evaluate           careers using the following
                              science careers using the       criteria: educational
                              following criteria:             requirements, salary,
                              educational requirements,       availability of jobs, working
                              salary, availability of jobs,   conditions
                              working conditions

								
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