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Weekly Schedule

 Credit: ½    Prerequisites: None
 Weeks: 6   Attendance:  Mandatory Weekly Attendance


 Week 1

Assignments Percentage
Multimedia 1: The Scientific Method Animation  
Multimedia 2: The Properties of Water Animation  
Reading 1: Introduction: The Nature of Science and Biology  
Assessment 1: Introduction: The Nature of Science and Biology 25%
Reading 2: Chemistry I: Atoms and Molecules  
Assessment 2: Chemistry I: Atoms and Molecules 25%
Reading 3: Chemistry II: Water and Organic Molecules  
Assessment 3: Chemistry II: Water and Organic Molecules 25%
Reading 4: Transport In and Out of Cells  
Assessment 4: Transport In and Out of Cells 25%
Week 1 Participation - Extra credit  

 Week 2

Assignments Percentage
Multimedia 1: Control of the Cell Cycle Game  
Multimedia 2: The Cell and its Organelles Game  
Reading 1: Cells I Origins  
Assessment 1: Cells I: Origins 25%
Reading 2: Cells II: Cellular Organization  
Assessment 2: Cells II: Cellular Organization 25%
Reading 3: Cell Division: Binary FIssion and Mitosis  
Assessment 3: Cell Division: Binary Fission and Mitosis 25%
Reading 4: Cell Division: Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction  
Assessment 4: Cell Division: Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction 25%
Week 2 Participation - Extra credit  

 Week 3

Assignments Percentage
Multimedia 1: The Activation Energy and Enzymes Animation  
Multimedia 2: The Cellular Respiration Animation  
Reading 1: Reactions and Enzymes  
Assessment 1: Reactions and Enzymes 25%
Reading 2: ATP and Biological Energy  
Assessment 2: ATP and Biological Energy 25%
Reading 3: Cellular Metabolism and Fermentation  
Assessment 3: Cellular Metabolism and Fermentation 25%
Reading 4: Photosynthesis  
Assessment 4: Photosynthesis 25%
Week 3 Participation - Extra credit  

 Week 4

Assignments Percentage
Multimedia 1: The Life Cycle of a Moss Animation  
Multimedia 2: The Life Cycle of an Angiosperm Animation  
Multimedia 3: Illuminating Photosynthesis Animation  
Reading 1: Plants and their Structure  
Assessment 1: Plants and their Structure 20%
Reading 2: Plants and their Structure II  
Assessment 2: Plants and their Structure II 20%
Reading 3: Flowering Plant Reproduction: Flower Structure  
Assessment 3: Flowering Plant Reproduction: Flower Structure 20%
Reading 4: Flowering Plant Reproduction: Fertilization and Fruits  
Assessment 4: Flowering Plant Reproduction: Fertilization and Fruits 20%
Lab: Plant Cell Lab  
Post Lab Questions 20%
Week 4 Participation - Extra credit  

 Week 5

Assignments Percentage
Multimedia 1: The DNA - The Double Helix Game -
Multimedia 2: The Genetic Code Game  

Reading 1: Introduction to Genetics

 
Reading 2: Gene Interactions  
Assessment 1/2: Introduction to Genetics and Gene Interactions 40%
Reading 3: DNA and Molecular Genetics  
Assessment 3: DNA and Molecular Genetics 30%
Reading 4 : Human Genetics  
Assessment 4: Human Genetics 30%
Week 5 Participation - Extra credit  

 Week 6

Assignments Percentage
Multimedia 1: Crossword Puzzle for Early Theories of Evolution  
Multimedia 2: Crossword Puzzle for Early Theories of Evolution  
Reading 1: Development of Evolutionary Theory  
Assessment 1: Development of Evolutionary Theory 25%
Reading 2: The Modern View of Evolution  
Assessment 2: The Modern View of Evolution 25%
Reading 3: Paleobiolgoy: Fossils and Time  
Assessment 3: Paleobiolgoy: Fossils and Time 25%
Reading 4: Human Evolution  
Assessment4 Human Evolution 25%
Week 6 Participation - Extra credit