On-Going Classroom Routines:  Scientific Investigation & Measurement (BIO.1 a-m) should be incorporated into each unit as appropriate.

Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 4

Unit 1 – The Science of Biology
(6 days)
BIO.1 - Scientific Investigation & Measurement

Unit 2 – The Chemistry of Life
(8 days)
BIO.2 a-c - Biochemistry

Unit 3 – Cell Structure & Function
(15 days)
BIO.3 - Cell Structure & Function

Unit 4 – Cellular Respiration & Photosynthesis
(8 days)
BIO.2 c-d - Enzymes, Photosynthesis, & Respiration
BIO.3 e - Volume to Surface Area Ratio

Unit 5 – Cell Growth & Division
(7 days)
BIO.5 a-c - Cell Reproduction
BENCHMARK ASSESSMENT CUTOFF

Unit 6 – DNA & RNA
(13 days)
BIO.2 b-c - Macromolecules & Enzymes
BIO.5 e-h, j - Cell Growth & Heredity
BIO.6 d - Cell Growth & Heredity

Unit 7 – Introduction to Genetics
(13 days)
BIO.5 a-d, f, i-j - Cell Growth & Heredity

Unit 8 – The Human Genome
(9 days)
BIO.5 f, i-j - Cell Growth & Heredity
BIO.6 d - Cell Growth & Heredity

Unit 9 – Genetic Engineering
(5 days)
BIO.5 f, i-j - Cell Growth & Heredity

Unit 10 – Darwin’s Theory of Evolution
(8 days)
BIO.6 - Classification
BIO.7 - Changes of Populations

Unit 11 – The History of Life & Evolution of Population
(10 days)
BIO.5 f - Genetic Variation
BIO.6 b - Fossil Record
BIO.7 a, c-e - Changes of Populations

Unit 12 – Classification
(5 days)
BIO.3 b - Cell Structure & Function
BIO.4 a-c - Archaea, Bacteria, & Eukarya
BIO.6 - Classification
BENCHMARK ASSESSMENT CUTOFF

Unit 13 – Bacteria & Viruses
(5 days)
BIO.4 - Archaea, Bacteria, & Eukarya

Unit 14 – Protists
(5 days)
BIO.3 c - Organelles
BIO.4 a, c-d - Variations within Kingdoms & Human Health

Unit 15 – Fungi
(5 days)
BIO.5 a, c-d - Cell Reproduction

Unit 16 – Plants
(10 days)
BIO.2 a - Water Chemistry
BIO.4 a-c - Archaea, Bacteria, & Eukarya
BIO.5 b-c - Gametes & Cell Specialization
BIO.6 a - Similarities Among Organisms

Unit 17 – Comparing Invertebrates
(5 days)
BIO.4 c - Archaea, Bacteria, & Eukarya
BIO.6 a - Similarities Among Organisms

Unit 18 – Nonvertebrate Chordates, Fishes, & Amphibians
(5 days)
BIO.4 c - Archaea, Bacteria, & Eukarya
BIO.6 a - Similarities Among Organisms

Unit 19 – Reptiles & Birds
(5 days)
BIO.4 c - Archaea, Bacteria, & Eukarya
BIO.6 a - Similarities Among Organisms

Unit 20 - Ecosystems & Communities
(10 days)
BIO.2 d - Photosynthesis & Respiration
BIO.8 - Populations, Communities, & Ecosystems

SOL REVIEW & ASSESSMENTS

44 Days 35 Days 58 Days 43 Days
ELL 6-12 Standards