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Honors Biology

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Honors Biology Curriculum:
Ch. 1: The Nature of Science--Ch. 20: Populations--Ch. 23: Environmental Science--Ch. 2: Chemistry--Ch. 3: Biochemistry--Ch. 4: Structure and Function of the Cell--Ch. 5: Homeostasis and Transport--Ch. 6: Photosynthesis--Ch. 7: Cellular Respiration--Ch. 10 Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis--Ch. 13: DNA Technology--Ch. 8: Cell Reproduction--Ch. 9: Fundamentals of Genetics--Ch. 12: Inheritance Patterns and Human Genetics--Ch. 15: Evolution Evidence and Theory--Ch. 16: Evolution of Populations and Speciation--Ch.18 Classification--Ch. 24: Bacteria--Ch. 25: Viruses--Ch. 48 Infectious Diseases and the Immune System--Ch. 19: Introduction to Ecology--Ch. 21: Community Ecology--Ch. 22-1, 22-2: Ecosystems and the Biosphere





Video Clips on Topics Covered This Year                                   Fantastic Documentaries
The Cell:                                                                                                                                The Cove: Take Action
Prokaryotes Vs. Eukaryotes                                                                                               The Human Footprint
Organelles                                                                                                                              No Impact Man
Diffusion & Osmosis                                                                                                            The 11th Hour
Endocytosis & Exocytosis                                                                                                   Food Inc.
Sodium Potassium Pump                                                                                                      An Inconvenient Truth
                                                                                                                                                  The End of the Line
Chemistry & Biochemistry:
Ionic Bonding
Covalent Bonding
Adhesion and Cohesion
ADP & ATP cycle
Dehydration Synthesis & Hydrolysis Reactions
DNA
Dissociation of salt in water
Solubility
PICTURE OF HYDROLYSIS
: Breaking down Sucrose
PICTURE OF DEHYDRATION REACTION: Making sucrose

Photosynthesis:
                                                                                                                   
Photosystem I                                                                                                                       
Photosystem II                                                                                                                     
Light Reactions     
Calvin Cycle
Photosynthesis Summary
                                                                                 
Cellular Respiration:
Cellular Division:
Comparing Mitosis and Meiosis

DNA/RNA & Protein Synthesis:
Translation

Plants:
Genetics:

DNA Technology:
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Polymerase Chain Reaction

Restriction Enzymes
Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphims (RFLP)
Gel Electrophoresis

Microorganisms
Positive Gram Stain
Negative Gram Stain
Bacterial Transformation
Bacterial Conjugation
Virus Lysogenic & Lytic Cycle
HIV
Plasmodium Life Cycle

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