Ms Bender

Churchill High School

Biology B Course Calendar

Ecological Biology Content Calendar

UNIT WEEK RANGE TOPICS Textbook Chapter Coverage
Biology Overview

& Scientific Method

1 Introductions & Class Information

Interactive Notebook & Note skills

Characteristics of Life

Scientific Methods

 

 

1.3

1.1-1.2, Appendix B: A8-A9

Systematics I 2-3 Systematics & Classification

Taxonomy

Dichotomous Keys

Domains & Kingdoms

Viruses

 

Domain Eubacteria &

     Archaebacteria

Kingdom Protista

Kingdom Fungi

Kingdom Plantae Structure &

     Function

Kingdom Plantae – 4 main groups

Kingdom Plantae – Angiosperms

18.1-18.3

18.1

18.1 (pg 511)

18.3, DOL 4 & 5

20.1, 20.3 (pgs 588-592),

       35.4 (pgs 1025-1027)

20.2, 20.3 (pgs 586-588),

       DOL 6-9

21.1-21.3, DOL 10-15 & 21

21.4, DOL 16-19

22.1, 23.1-23.5

 

22.2-22.4, DOL 22-29

24.1-24.2

Systematics II 4-6 Kingdom Animalia Overall    

     Structure & Function

     –Digestion:

         -food processing

         -mouth parts

         -digestive tracts

     –Respiration:

         -gills, lungs & tracheal tubes
       –Circulation:

         -open circulatory system

         -closed circulatory system

         -patterns of circulation

     –Excretion:

         -salt vs freshwater

           -nephridia, malpighian tubes

                 & kidneys

     –Nervous:

           -invertebrate

           -vertebrate

         -sense organs (invert)

         -sense organs (vert)

     –Skeletal/Muscular:

         -invert skeletal options

         -vert skeletal options

         -muscular sys

     –Reproductive:

         -sexual vs asexual

           -reproductive cycle

         -internal vs external

                 fertilization

         -patterns of reproduction

           -metamorphosis

         -amniotic egg & mammal

     –Thermoregulation

Kingdom Animalia – Invertebrata

Kingdom Animalia – Chordata

Kingdom Animalia – Vertebrata

25.1 (pgs 730-731), 25.2

       (pgs 737-741)

27.1

     pg 784

     pg 785

     pg 786

27.2

     pgs 788-790

27.3

     pg 791

     pg 792

     pg 792

27.4

     pgs 795-796

     pg797

 

28.1

     pg 810

     pg 811

     pg 812

     pg 813

28.2

     pgs 814-816

     pgs 815-816

     pgs 816-818

28.2

       pgs 819-820

     pgs 820-821

     pgs 821-822

 

     pg 822

     pgs 823-824

     pgs 825-826

28.2 (pgs 829-830)

25.2 (pg 741), 26.1 (pgs

       754-756), DOL 30-45

26.2, DOL 46-47

26.2, integration of 27-34,

       DOL 48-64

Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection 6-8 Fossil Types

Index Fossils & Fossil Dating

Geologic Time Scale

 

Voyage of the Beagle

Theory of Evolution by Natural

       Selection

Artificial Selection

Supportive Evidence of Natural

       Selection

Patterns of Natural Selection

Theory of Evolution by Natural

       Selection

19.1

19.1 (pgs 540-541)

Pgs 560-563, 19.1 (pgs

         542-543)

16.1-16.2

19.3, 16.3

 

16.2 (pgs 457-458)

16.4

 

19.2, 17.2

17.3

Ecology 8-11 Terminology & Relationships

Trophic Levels

Food Chains & Webs

Cycles of Matter

Biomes – Aquatic

Biomes – Terrestrial

Population Dynamics

Human Impact – pollution

Human Impact – water & pH

Human Impact – natural

     resource use

 

Global Climate Change

     -Case studies: 1-3

3.1, 3.2, 4.2, 4.3, 27.1

3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 8.1

3.3, 4.2 (pgs 102-103)

3.4

3.1, 4.5

4.4

5.1-5.3

6.2

2.2

3.4 (pgs 80, 82-85),5.2 (pgs

     139 & 141), 5.3, 6.1, 6.2,

     6.3, 6.4

4.1, 6.4

     pgs 175-179