Biology 30 Syllabus

Biology 30 – Lab Report Guidelines

 

LIFE AND EVOLUTION UNIT (LE)

Life and Evolution Unit – Required Knowledge Components

Notes/Handouts

  1. Characteristics of Life Criteria
  2. Understanding Life Research Assignment – Answers
  3. How Views of Life Have Changed
  4. Evidence of Evolution Notes
  5. Principles and Processes of Evolution Notes
  6. Cladogram Examples

Assignments

  1. Are Viruses Alive?
    1. Are Viruses Alive Website
  2. Understanding Life Research Assignment
  3. Lab: Is Yeast Alive?
  4. Misconception Assignment

 

ORGANIZATION OF LIFE UNIT (OL)

Notes/Handouts

  1. Classification System
  2. Cell Component Basics
  3. Energy in Cells
    1. Photosynthesis Video
  4. Basic Locomotion in Basic Life
    1. Amoeba Movement/Amoeba Eating
    2. Paramecium Movement
    3. Dinoflagellate Movement
    4. Euglena 1/Euglena 2
  5. Homeostasis and Transport
    1. Homeostasis – Extras
  6. Transport in Organisms
  7. Defence Strategies
  8. Reproductive Strategies

Assignments

  1. Cell Review Assignment
  2. Researching Archaeans
  3. Using a Dichotomous Key
  4. Cladogram Analysis Assignment
  5. Ethics of Animal Research Assignment
    1. Top Five Reasons to Stop Animal Testing
    2. Forty Reasons Why We Need Animals in Research
  6. Earthworm Dissection Guide
    1. Anatomy Terms
  7. Outcome 3 Review Qs – Part 1
  8. Dissection Assignment
  9. Transport Model Assignment
  10. Reproductive Strategy Qs

 

GENETICS AND BIOTECHNOLOGY UNIT (GB)

Notes/Handouts

  1. Genetics Notes
  2. Allele Frequency Notes
  3. Karyotype and Genetic Issues Notes
  4. DNA Notes
    1. Importance of DNA – Link
    2. What we knew before we knew of DNA – Link
  5. Gene Expression, Environment, and Epigenetics Notes
  6. Biotechnology Examples
  7. BioTech Links:
    1. Link to Human Genome Project Webpage
    2. Link to Blog on Human Genome (Why 46 chromosomes?)
    3. Radiolab Episode (Podcast): Henrietta Lacks – HeLa
    4. Current Uses of Synthetic Biology

Assignments

  1. Mendelian Genetics Questions – Source: SunWestDLC
  2. Crosses with Two Traits Assignment
  3. Complex Inheritance Genetics Questions – Source: SunWestDLC
  4. Human Genetic Disorders Assignment
  5. Biotech Research Assignment
    1. Biotech Research Assignment – Students 2017