AP Course Schedule/Homework

Date Assignment(s) Homework Assignments Due
8/19 Freshman Only
8/20 Class Intro
AP ContractAP

AP Course Policy

Prefixes-suffixes

8/21 Chapter 1-7 Review
8/22 Chapter 1-7 Review
8/23 Test #1

-Chapters 1-7

Test #1
8/26 Read pp. 768-771

water potential worksheet

Diffusion-osmosis Pre-Lab

Lab Bench #1:Diffusion & Osmosis

8/27 Chapter 8 Reading Guide
AP Chapter 8A Vocab
8/28 Chapter 8 Reading Guide

AP Chapter 8A WS

Pre-Lab #1
8/29 Lab #1: Diffusion & Osmosis Complete Parts A & B for Lab #1
8/30 Lab #1: Osmosis & Diffusion Complete Parts C, D, & E for Lab #1
9/2 NO SCHOOL-Labor Day
9/3 Prefix Quiz #1

Lab #1 Review

AP Chapter 8B WS

Online Activity:

8.1 Energy Transformation

Prefix Quiz #1

Lab #1

Chapter 8A Worksheet

9/4 Lecture-Chapter 8

-8.1 Thermodynamics

-8.2 Free Energy

Online Activity:

-8.3 Structure of ATP

Chemical Reactions & ATP

Chapter 8B Worksheet
9/5 Chapter 8A Vocab Quiz

Lecture-Chapter 8: Metabolism

-8.1 Thermodynamics

-8.2 Free Energy

Chapter 8B Vocab

Online Activity:

-8.4 How Enzymes Work

Chapter 8A Vocab Quiz
9/6 Prefix Quiz #2

Lecture-Chapter 8: Metabolism

-8.3 ATP

-8.4 Enzymes

-8.5 Enzyme Regulation

Prefix #2
9/9 Toothpickase Activity

Free Energy Worksheet

Enzyme Pre-Lab

Online Activity:

Lab Bench-Enzyme Catalysis

9/10 Essay Tips

Enzyme Essay

Chapter 8 Review Worksheet

Enzyme Essay
9/11
9/12 Chapter 10 Vocab

Chapter 10 Reading Guide

9/13 Prefix Quiz #3 Prefix Quiz #3
9/16 Enzyme Lab Procedures

 

9/17 Enzyme Catalysis Lab

-Parts A-C

Photosynthesis Pre-Lab Enzyme Pre-Lab
9/18 Enzyme Catalysis Lab

-Part D

9/19 Chapter 10 Worksheet Enzyme Lab

Chapter 10 Worksheet

9/20 Chapter 9 Reading Guide
9/23 Prefix Quiz #4

Photosynthesis Lab

Prefix Quiz #4

Photosynthesis Pre-Lab

9/24 Photosynthesis Lab
9/25 Lecture-Chapter 9: Cellular Respiration

Test #2 Essays

Cellular Respiration Pre-Lab Photosynthesis Lab
9/26 Chapter 11 Vocab

Chapter 11 Reading Guide

9/27 Prefix Quiz #5

Lecture-Chapter 11: Cell Communication

-11.1 External to Internal Intro

Prefix #5
9/30 Lecture-Chapter 11: Cell Communication

-11.2 Reception

-11.3 Transduction

10/1 Lecture-Chapter 11: Cell Communication

-11.2 Reception

-11.3 Transduction

10/2
10/3 Cellular Respiration Lab
10/4 Prefix Quiz #6

Cellular Respiration Lab

Cellular Respiration Pre-Lab
10/7 Test #2

-Chapter 1-7

-Chapter 8 Metabolism

-Chapter 10 Photosynthesis

-Chapter 9 Cellular Respirations

-Chapter 11 Cell Communication

Test #2
10/8 AP Chapter 43 Vocab

Chapter 43 Reading Guide

10/9 Lecture-Chapter 43: The Immune System

-43.1 Innate Immunity

-43.2 Adaptive Immunity-Receptor Specificity

10/10 Lecture-Chapter 43: The Immune System

-43.2 Adaptive Immunity-Receptor Specificity

10/11 Prefix Quiz #7

Lecture-Chapter 43: The Immune System

-43.3 Adaptive Immunity

Prefix Quiz #7
10/14 Lecture- Chapter 43: The Immune System

Immune system vocab activity

Immune System Essay

10/15 Chapter 43 Vocab Quiz

AP Chapter 43 WS

Immune System Essay
10/16 Chapter 45 Reading Guide
10/17 PSAT/SAT Practice Exam
10/18 NO SCHOOL
10/21 NO SCHOOL
10/22 NO SCHOOL
10/23 Lecture-Chapter 45:Endocrine System

-45.1 Specific Response Pathway

10/24 Prefix Quiz #8

AP Chapter 45 WS

Prefix Quiz #8
10/25 Endocrine System Essay

Chapter 45 Review

10/28 Chapter 48 Reading Guide

AP Chapter 48 Vocab

10/29 Lecture-Chapter 48: Neurons, Synapses & Signaling

-48.1 Neuron Organization

-48.2 Ion Pumps & Ion Channels Establish Resting Potential

10/30 Lecture-Chapter 48: Neurons, Synapses & Signaling

-48.2 Ion Pumps & Ion Channels Establish Resting Potential

-48.3 Action Potentials

10/31 Lecture-Chapter 48: Neurons, Synapses & Signaling

-48.3 Actions Potentials

-48.4 Neuron Synapsis

11/1 Chapter 48 Vocab Quiz

Lecture-Chapter 48: Neurons, Synapses & Signaling

Nervous System Short Response

Chapter 48 Vocab Quiz
11/4 Movie- “And The Band Played On”
11/5 Movie- “And The Band Played On”
11/6 Chapter 12 Reading Guide

AP Chapter 12 Vocab

11/7 Lecture-Chapter 12: The Cell Cycle

-12.3 Cell Cycle Control

11/8 Lecture-Chapter 12: The Cell Cycle

-12.3 Cell Cycle Control

Lab #3 Pre-Lab
11/11 Lecture-Chapter 12: The Cell Cycle

-12.3 Cell Cycle Control

11/12 Chapter 12 Vocab Quiz

Lab #3

AP Chapter 12 WS

Read Chapter 13

Chapter 12 Vocab Quiz

Lab #3 Pre-Lab

11/13 Mitosis Essay

Chapter 13 Reading Guide

AP Chapter 13 vocab

Lab #3

Mitosis Essay

11/14 Lecture-Chapter 13: Meiosis & Sexual Life Cycles
11/15 AP Chapter 13 WS
11/18 Poinsettia Talk

Chapter 16 Reading Guide

AP Chapter 16 Vocab

11/19 Chapter 16 Reading Guide
11/20 Lecture-Chapter 16
11/21 Test #3

-Chpt. 43 Immune System

-Chpt. 45 Endocrine System

-Chpt. 48 Nervous System

-Chpt. 12 Mitosis

-Chpt. 13 Meiosis

Test #3
11/22 Chapter 16 Vocab Quiz

Protein Essay

Chapter 16 Vocab Quiz

Protein Essay

11/25-11/29 Thanksgiving Break
12/2 AP Chapter 16 WS
12/3 Chapter 17 Reading Guide

AP Chapter 17 Vocab

Chapter 16 Worksheet
12/4 Chapter 17 Reading Guide
12/5 Lecture-Chapter 17: From Gene to Protein

-Translation

Restriction Enzyme Pre-Lab
12/6 Lecture-Chapter 17: From Gene to Protein

-Transcription

12/9 Chapter 17 Vocab Quiz Chapter 17 Vocab Quizes
12/10 Restriction Enzyme Lab Electrophoresis Pre-Lab
12/11 Electrophoresis Lab
12/12 Final Review Electrophoresis Lab
12/13 Final Review
12/16 Finals-Periods 2,3,4
12/17 Finals-Periods 6,7
12/18 Finals-Periods 1,8
12/19
12/20
12/23-1/6 HOLIDAY BREAK
1/7 Pour Electrophoresis Gels

AP Chapter 17 WS

1/8 Restriction Enzyme Lab Electrophoresis Pre-Lab
1/9 Restriction Enzyme Lab
1/10 Chapter 18 Reading Guide

AP Chapter 18 Vocab

Electrophoresis Lab
1/13 Lecture-Chapter 18

-18.1 Prokaryotic Gene Regulation

1/14 Prepare nutrient agar plates for transformation lab

Lecture-Chapter 18

-18.1 Prokaryotic Gene Regulation

1/15 Transformation Lab set-up
1/16 Movie-Gattaca
1/17 Lecture-Chapter 18

-18.1 Prokaryotic Gene Regulation

Chapter 14 Reading Guide

AP Chapter 14A Vocab

1/20 NO SCHOOL-MLK
1/21 Lecture-Chapter 14: Mendel & The Gene Idea

-14.2 Laws of Probability

AP Chapter 14A WS Gatacca Essay
1/22 Transformation Lab Chapter 14A WS
1/23 Transformation Lab
1/24 Transformation Lab Transformation Lab
1/27 Lecture-Chapter 14: Mendel & The Gene Idea

-14.3 Complex Inheritance

AP Chapter 14B WS
1/28 Samuels Elementary
1/29 Lecture- Statistical Analysis

-Chi-Square

AP Chapter 14C WS Chapter 14B WS
1/30 Chapter 14 Vocab Quiz

Chi-Square Worksheet

Chapter 14C WS

Chapter 14 Vocab Quiz

1/31 Chapter 15 Reading Guide

AP Chapter 15 Vocab

2/3 Lecture-Chapter 15

-15.1 Chromosome Inheritance

-15.2 Sex Linked

Drosophila Pre-Lab
2/4 Lecture- Chapter 15

-15.2 Sex Linked

-15.3 Linked Genes

-15.4 Chromosome #

-15.5 Exceptions to chromosome Inheritance

AP Chapter 15 WS

2/5 Genetics of Organisms Lab Drosophila Pre-Lab

Chapter 15 WS

2/6 Genetics of Organisms Lab Write-up

Chapter 15 WS

Chapter 22 Reading Guide

Genetics of Organisms Lab
2/7 Chapter 22 Reading Guide
2/10 “The Making of the Fittest”

-Natural Selection & Adaptation

-Natural Selection in Humans

Chapter 23 Reading Guide

AP Chapter 23 Vocab

Chapter 22 Test Review
2/11 Chapter 23 Reading Guide
2/12 Lecture-Chapter 23
2/13 PSAT Practice
2/14 NO SCHOOL
2/17 NO SCHOOL-President’s Day
2/18 AP Chapter 23A WS Population genetics Pre-Lab Chapter 23A WS
2/19 Test #4

-Chpt. 18 Gene Expression

-Chpt. 14 Mendel

-Chpt. 15 Inheritance

-Chpt. 22 Darwin

Test #4
2/20 Chapter 23 Vocab Quiz

Lecture-Chapter 23

AP Chapter 23B WS

Chapter 23 Vocab Quiz
2/21 AP Chapter 23C WS Chapter 23 Test Review
2/24 Population Genetics Lab Population Genetics Pre-Lab
2/25 Evolution Essay

Chapter 24 Reading Guide

Population Genetics Lab

Evolution Essay

2/26 Movie- “The Human Family Tree”
2/27 “The Making of the Fittest”

-The Birth & Death of Genes

AP Chapter 24 WS

Chapter 24 Test Review
2/28 Chapter 25 Reading Guide
3/2 AP Chapter 25 WS
3/3 AP Chapter 26 Vocab

Chapter 26 Reading Guide

3/4 AP Chapter 26 WS Chapter 26 Test Review
3/5 Lecture-Chapter 26
3/6 Chapter 26 Vocab Quiz

“Your Inner Fish”

Chapter 26 Vocab Quiz
3/9 Test #5

-Chpt. 23 Population Evolution

-Chpt. 24 Speciation

-Chpt. 25 Earth History

-Chpt. 26 Cladistics

Test #5
3/10 Chapter 52 Reading Guide
3/11 MOCK EXAM
3/12 MOCK EXAM
3/13 AP Chapter 53 Vocab

Chapter 53 Reading Guide

3/16 Lecture-Chapter 53
3/17 Lecture-Chapter 53
3/18 AP Chapter 53A WS AP Chapter 53B WS
3/19 Chapter 53 Vocab Quiz

Population Growth Essay

Chapter 54 Reading Guide

Chapter 53 Vocab Quiz

Population Growth Essay

3/20 Lecture-Chapter 54
3/23 CMAS- 11th GRADE ONLY
3/24 Lecture-Chapter 54
3/25 Chapter 55 Reading Guide
3/26 Mock Exam Debrief
3/27 Lecture-Chapter 55
3/30-4/6 SPRING BREAK
4/7 Ecology Review Worksheet
4/8 Succession Essay

Chapter 36 Reading Guide

4/9 Test #6

-Chpt. 52 Ecology Intro

-Chpt. 53 Population Ecology

-Chpt. 54 Community Ecology

-Chpt. 55 Restoration Ecology

4/10 Chapter 36 Reading Guide
4/13 Lecture-Chapter 36
4/14 MOCK EXAM

PSAT 9- 9th GRADE ONLY

4/15 PSAT 10- 10th GRADE ONLY
4/16 SAT- 11th GRADE ONLY
4/17 AP Chapter 36 WS
4/20 Chapter 39 Reading Guide
4/21 AP Chapter 39 WS
4/22 Mock Exam Debrief
4/23 Mock Exam Debrief
4/24
4/27
4/28
4/29
4/30 MOCK EXAM
5/1 MOCK EXAM
5/4 Exam Review
5/5 Exam Review
5/6 Exam Review
5/7 Exam Review
5/8 Exam Review
5/11 AP EXAM
5/12
5/13