Sem 1 DP biology


 

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Sequence

(cycle/day)

Topic

SL

HL

Lessons

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Media

Content Resources

Practice or Readings

1/1-1/6

(all of first cycle)

1.  Statistical Analysis 2 2

Lessons in statistics (needs revision)

stats 1; stats 2; stats 3; stats 4; stats 5; stats 6;

 

Practice t-test

  Read: Clegg's "statistics"
4 2.  Cells 3 3

2.1 Cell Theory

Interactive "scale of size"
Readings in "Cells"
4  

2.2 Prokaryotes

   
5  

2.3 Eukaryotes

2013 class tested 9/23/2011 on 1-2.3 topics]

     
6-8  

2.4 Membranes

Animated exocytosis

 

 
9-10   2.5 Mitosis & Cell Division

 

 

 

 
11-20

3.  Chemistry of life

C.1 Proteins

 

 

15 15

3.1 Water and elements;

3.2 - 3.3 Carbohydrates, lipids, proteins & DNA;

(SL add C1; HL add 7.5)

 

 

 

3.1 Water & elements;
3.2 CHO, lipid, proteins;
 
       

3.4 DNA replication

(HL add 7.2)

3.5 Transcription & translation

(HL add 7.3 & 7.4)


  • DNA animation at HHMI;
• Video teaching "Translation."
• Detailed information about coding/ antisense/ etc. 

Student animations 
20-22

3.6 Enzymes

C.2 Enzymes

 

 

[Jan 10-21;

7 classes]

   

3.6 Enzymes (2 h)

note:  SL add C2; HL add 7.6

 

• How antibiotics inhibit bacteria enzymes;

• Co-factors that promote enzyme activity;

 

 

Christmas Break 2011

 
 

3.7 Respiration

(core)

3.7 Cell Respiration (lesson outline):

a) introduction

b) Glycolysis

 

TP - Respiration 

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• Glycolysis animation;

 

Clegg

  (read)76-81 

Tiger

 (read)89-94

 complete(DBQ)89

Biozone

 (read)127

 (complete)130

 (complete)133

Study Guide

 (read)20

 (read)73  

23-26

 

(includes 3 day prac)

3.7 (SL)

8.1 Respiration (HL)

C.3 Respiration (SL)

 


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3.7 Cell Respiration

c) Fermentation or the link reaction

d) Kreb's cycle

e) electron transport chain

 

 

PRACTICAL (3 hrs)

 

• NAD animation;

• Link animation;

• Kreb's animation 1;

• Kreb's animation 2;

• ETC animation 1;

• ETC animation 2;

• Metabolism online quizzes;

 

 

27-29

 

(includes 3 day prac)

3.8 (core)

8.2 Photosynthesis (HL)

C.4 Photosynthesis (SL)

 

 


3

 

 

6

3

5

3.8 Photosynthesis (lesson outline);

3.8 & 8.2 & C.3:

Photosynthesis assessment statements (contains quality learning content by students) 

and 8.2 Photosynthesis (AHL)

and C.3 Photosynthesis (SL option)

 

PRACTICAL (3 hours)

 

In order or priority; top to bottom~

• Taylor's 3.8 & 8.2 Photosynthesis

 

• McGraw-Hill animations:

a) Photosynthetic e- transport;

b) Cyclic/noncyclic phosphorylation;

• Center for Natural Resources' Ultrastructure and photosynthesis;

• Sumanas.com's  Light dependent reaction in detail;

• Smith college: Light dependent & light independent;

 

"The Photosynthesis Song"

 

 
       

Human Physiology 

SL/HL 6.5a Nerves    

Day 1 - Introduce nerve structure; students answer 6.5.5 for homework

Day 2 - Teach 6.5.5 explictly

 

 

Nerve structure

Na/K pump animation (repolarization)

Nerve impulse animation (depolarization)

Nerve singnals "for dummies" (steps explained)

 
       

Quiz on 6.5.5

6.5.6 Synaptic Transmission

 

Synaptic transmission (McgrawHill)

Synaptic transmission (Freeman)

 
        11.2 Muscle action  

Stimulating skeletal muscle (McGrawHill)

Actin-Myosin action in sacromere shortening (McGrawHill)

Sarcomere structure (McGrawHill)

 
       

6.5.7-6.5.12 Homeostasis: Glucose & Temperature

 

     
  6.5b Hormones        

Hormone: source and targets or here on Wikipedia

 

 
  6.5c Homeostasis            
  11.1 Muscles            

SL

 

(includes 3 day prac)

5. Ecology & Evolution 16      

Taylor's 5.1 Communities and Ecosystems;

Taylor's 5.2 Greenhouse effect;

Taylor's 5.3 Populations;

Taylor's 5.4 Evolution;

Taylor's 5.5 Classification

Temperature of the moon [5.2];

 

 

 

 
 
       

 

 

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