• Merrillville High School
    Course Scope & Sequence
     
     
    Department:
     Science
    AP Biology C
    Instructor: Atria

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    Course Description
     

     

    AP BIOLOGY/ADVANCED SCIENCE SPECIAL TOPICS                      

    AP Biology/Advanced Science Special Topics is a course that provides students with continued study of the topics included in AP Biology A & B.  A primary focus of this course will be preparation for the AP Biology examination for college credit.

    • Recommended Grade Level:  11 – 12
    • Prerequisite:  AP Biology A & B
    • Credits: 1 trimester course for 1 credit
    • A Career Academic Sequence or Flex Credit course
     
     
    Week
    Standards
    Instructional Content
    Activities, Readings, Labs, Interactive Notes, Assignments, etc.
    Assessments
    Other
    1
     
    Chap. 26
    Taxonomy
    Cladistics
    Taxonomy lab (Lab Manual exercise 14)
    Essay writing sample
    Chap.26 review Q's
     
    2
     
    Chap 27
    Prokaryotes
    Bacteria observation lab
    Chap. 27 review q's
     
    3
     
    Chap 28
    Protists
    Protist observation lab
    Chap. 28 review q's
    Test 26, 27, 28
    4
     
    Chap. 29
    Seedless Plants - Mosses & Ferns
    Seedless Plants lab (Exercise 18 & 19 - Lab book)
    Chap 29 review q's
    Essay writing sample
     
    5
     
    Chap 30
    Seed Plants - Gymnosperms and Angiosperms
    Transpiration lab
    Chap. 30 review q's
    Essay writing sample
    Test 29, 30
    6
     
    Chap 32
    Animal Diversity
    Chapter 33
    Invertebrates
    Animal survey lab
    (exercise 22,23,24,25 - lab book)
    Chap.32 & 33 review q's
     
    7
     
    Chapter 34 Vertebrates
    Vertebrate survey lab
    Chap. 34 review q's
    Test 29, 30, 32, 34
    8
     
    Animal Systems
    Fetal Pig dissection
    (Exercises 29, 30, 31 - lab book)
    Animal Behavior lab
    Essay writing sample
    Selected questions from workbook TBA
    Fetal pig lab test
    9
     
    Chapter 52
    Ecological Concepts
    Chapter 53
    Population Ecology
    TBA
    Chap. 52 & 53 review
     
    10
     
    Chapter 54
    Community Ecology
    Chapter 55
    Ecosystems
    TBA
    Chap 54 & 55 review
    Test 52, 53, 54, 55
    11
     
    Course Review
    Practice tests
    Essay writing samples
    AP Bio test
    12
     
     
     
     
    Final Exams