Honors Biology

 

Grade 9 Biology Curriculum Map/Pacing Guide

 

 

QTR TOPIC APPX#WEEKS CHAPTER/S MA STANDARDS LABS/PROJECTS
1 Themes in Biology

Characteristics of Living   Organisms

Scientific Method

Scientific Measurement

Lab Safety/Equipment

3 1 SIS01-4 Characteristics of Life PosterScientific Method LabMicroscope LabScientific Measurement Lab
Chemistry 1 2 1.1,1.3 Acid/Base Lab
Biochemistry 2 3 1.1,1.2,1.3 Food Chemistry LabMolecular Model Activity
Cells Structure and Function 2 4 2.1,2.2 Cell Observations
*Digestive System 1 49 4.1 McMush Lab/Food Chemistry
2 Cell Transport 1 5 2.1,2.2 Osmosis/Diffusion Lab
Photosynthesis 1 6 2.4 Chromatography
Cell Respiration 1 7 2.4,2.5 Pea Lab
*Circulatory & *Respiratory System 1 47 4.2 & 4.3 Heart Rate LabBlood Typing Lab
Cell Reproduction 1 8 2.6,2.7 Mitosis/Meiosis Posters
Genetics 3 9,12 3.3,3.4,3.5,3.6 Karyotype LabHuman Traits Lab
3 *Human Reproduction System 1 52 4.6
Protein Synthesis 2 10 3.1,3.2 Modeling Protein Synthesis
Evolution* 2 14,15,17** 5.1,5.2 Origins/Geologic Timeline/Pepper Moth Lab
Speciation of Populations* 1 16 5.1,5.3 Populations Genetics Lab
Classification/Taxonomy 2 1824-40* 2.3,5.2 Taxonomy Ind. Study/Classification Project
4 Ecology/Energy Flow 3 19-22 6..1-6.4 Hierarchy PosterBiome Project
*Human Anatomy andPhysiology (Finish) 2 46-52As they relate to the standards 4.4, 4.5,4.7,4.8 Human Body Systems Project-Website, brochure or power point
MCAS Review** 4 ALL OF THE ABOVE ALL **Take into consideration April vacation and MCAS ½ days, might only be 2 weeks time
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