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PACING GUIDE FOR AP BIOLOGY 2013-2014
UNIT 1: INTRO TO AP BIO
Chapters:
Lab:
Lecture Days:
1-3
Page 9 Natural Selection
Brine Shrimp Lab
4
1.
2.
3.
4.
Darwin and the Theory of Natural Selection
Inquiry as a way to learn science
Structure of Atoms
Emergent Properties of Water
UNIT 2: BIOCHEMISTRY AND INTRO TO CELL
The impact of carbon as the “backbone of life”
How monomers build polymers, including the roles of nucleic acids
Examples of organelles that are membrane bound to compartmentalize their functions
Membrane structure and function
Chapters:
Lab:
Lecture Days:
1.
2.
3.
4.
4-7
Investigation 4: Diffusion
and Osmosis
4-5 days
7
UNIT 3: CELL ENERGY AND PROCESSES
Metabolic pathways
Laws of Energy Transformation
How ATP powers cellular work
Enzyme structure and function
Harvesting chemical energy: glycolysis, citric acid cycle, oxidative phosphorylation
Light reactions and the Calvin cycle
Evolution of alternative mechanism of carbon fixation
Chapters:
Lab:
Lecture Days:
1.
2.
3.
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5.
6.
7.
8-10
Investigation 6: Cell
Respiration
4 days
6
UNIT 4: CELL COMMUNICATION AND CELL CYCLE
Evolution of cell signaling
Reception, transduction, response
Apoptosis
How mitosis produces genetically identical daughter cells
Evolution of Mitosis
How the eukaryotic cell cycle is regulated by a molecular control system
Origin of cell communication
Chapters:
Lab:
Lecture Days:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
11-12
Investigation 7: Cell
Division: Mitosis and
Meiosis
5 days
4
UNIT 5: GENETIC BASIS OF LIFE
Genes are passed from parents to offspring by the inheritance of chromosomes
How meiosis reduces the number of chromosomes (diploid to haploid)
Evolutionary significance of genetic variation that results from sexual life cycles
Concepts of Mendelian genetics (laws of probability, inheritance patterns)
Genes are located along chromosomes (concepts of gene linkage, mapping distance
between genes, causes of genetic disorders)
Chapters:
Lab:
Lecture Days:
13-15
Investigation 7: Cell
Division: Mitosis and
Meiosis
5 days
2
UNIT 6: GENE ACTIVITY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
DNA is the genetic material (historical experiments, DNA structure and function, DNA
replication)
Flow of genetic information (genetic code, role of other polymers, transcription,
translation)
Mutations
Gene expression (operon systems in prokaryotes, eukaryotic gene expression)
Virus structure and activity
Restriction enzymes, plasmids, transformation
DNA technology (how gel electrophoresis works and applications of this technology)
Chapters:
16-21
Lab:
Investigation 8: Biotech
Bacterial Transformation
3 days
Lecture Days:
7
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Activities:
Investigation 5:
Photosynthesis
4 days
Investigation 9: Biotech
Restriction Enzyme
3 days
Pg 88 DNA
fingerprinting
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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
UNIT 7: EVOLUTION AND PHYLOGENY
How natural selection serves as a mechanism for evolution
Scientific evidence supporting evolution
Hardy-Weinberg concept
How allele frequencies can be altered in a population
Concepts of speciation
Origin of Life; Fossil Records
Events in the “history of life” (origin of single-celled and multicellular organisms; mass
extinctions; adaptive radiations)
UNIT 8: DIVERSITRY IN THE BIOLOGICAL WORLD
1.
Evolutionary trends (endosymbiosis, adaptations that allowed plants to move from water
to land, reproductive adaptations of angiosperms, environmental roles of fungi, animal
body plans, progressively complex derived characters in animal groups)
2. Unique features of the angiosperm life cycles
3. Signal transduction pathways (plant and animal hormones)
4. Photoperiodism in plants
5. Feedback control loops in animals
6. Thermoregulation in animals
7. Energy allocation and use in animals
8. Examples of functioning units in mammal systems (alveoli in lungs, villi of small
intestines, nephrons in kidneys)
9. Structure and function in immune systems
10. Structure and function in nervous systems (neurons, resting potential, action potential,
synapses)
11. Structure and function of the human brain
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2.
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UNIT 9: ECOLOGY
Aspects of animal behavior
Aspects of biomes
Models describing population growth
Regulation of population growth
Community interactions
Species diversity and composition
Community biodiversity
Energy flow and chemical cycling in ecosystems
Primary productivity
Energy transfer between trophic levels
Human activities that threaten biodiversity
Exam Review
Chapters:
Lab:
Lecture Days:
22-26
Investigation 3: BLAST
3 days
13
Investigation 2: HardyWeinberg
3 days
Flash Drive HW
game
Chapters:
Lab:
Lecture Days:
40, 43, 48, 49
Investigation 10: Energy
Dynamics
4 days
18
Chapters:
Lab:
Lecture Days:
50-55
Investigation 12: Fruit Fly
Behavior
4 days
15
Investigation 13: Enzyme
Activity
3 days
All Chapters
Pg 123 paperclip
phylogeny
OVERVIEW_______________________________________________________________
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Unit 1
Unit 2
Unit 3
Unit 4
Unit 5
Unit 6
Unit 7
Unit 8
Unit 9
CH 1, 2, 3
CH 4, 5, 6, 7
CH 8, 9, 10
CH 11, 12
CH 13, 14, 15
CH 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
CH 22, 23, 24, 25, 26
CH 40, 43, 48, 49
CH 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55
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35 chapters
4 classes
0 labs
11 classes
1 lab (4-5 days)
14 classes
2 labs (4 days, 4 days)
9 classes
1 lab (5-6 days)
7 classes
1 lab (5-6 days)
13 classes
2 labs (3-4 days, 3-4 days)
19 classes
2 labs (3 days, 3 days)
22 classes
1 lab (4-5 days)
22 classes
2 labs (4 days, 3-4 days)
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121 classes
12 labs (45 days-52 days)