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    Cesar E. Chavez High School

    Biology II

     Standard Mastery Objective 4

    Genetics and Evolution

    Biology 2nd Semester: 625AS


    Standard #5 Genetics (Biotechnology) op un understanding of how genetic engineering is used to produce novel biomedical and agricultural products.

    Standard #7 Evolution and Population: Develop an understanding of natural selection, population, gene pools, mutations, and variations within a species.

    Standard #8 Evolution and Environmental Factors: Develop an understanding of the importance of natural selection, the diversity of the species, the effects of genetic drift, reproductive or geographic isolation and fossils.


    Genetics & History of Biological Diversity Chapters 13-16


    1.              Define and understand the academic vocabulary and write each in a complete sentence in context: Gel electrophoresis, Recombinant DNA, Plasmid, Genetic engineering, Gene therapy, Fossil, Plate tectonics, Mutation, Genetic drift, and Natural selection.

    2.              Take notes: on lecture by teacher (Diane’s Intro to Evolution ppt) show Aye clip.

    3.              Select a picture or a chart: that is interesting from anywhere in the four chapters, and explain by writing why you find it interesting and what the significance of the picture or chart is according to the book.

    4.              Create a flow map to explain: the steps in recombinant DNA Technology. (Can use pictures.)Explain what this method helps us to do?

    5.              Explain by writing a paragraph: the uses of transgenic organisms in biotechnology. How does it help us? Pg. 370 – 371

    6.              Explain by writing a paragraph: how we can trace the past of our planet? In your explanation use the terms fossil formation and methods of measuring age

    7.              Complete Analysis:  Real-World Biology Dating the Iceman activity (attached)

    8.              Explain: in a paragraph the four basic principles involved in natural selection. Pages 420-421.

    9.              Read and Summarize: Career:  Biomedical Research pg. 380 

       Career: Paleontologist pg. 408

    10.           List and explain: Discuss the experiments that were done and their contribution to our understanding. (pgs.401-402) What is your personal belief about the beginning of life?

    11.           Complete:  Skill Activity-Geologic Time Scale, study the diagram and answer the questions (attached).

    12.           Writes a complete movie summary: on a movie showed in class using the prepared form or write 10 facts from the movie.


    13.           Complete:  Unit multiple choice test.


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    Cesar E. Chavez High School

    Biology II

    Standard Mastery Objective 5

    Biology Semester II  625AS

    Standard #9 Physiology and Homeostasis: Develop an understanding of the digestive, circulatory, respiratory, excretory, endocrine, and nervous systems, and how they regulate the human body

    Human body Chapters: 32-35

    1.              Define and understand the following terms & write complete sentences using the terms: homeostasis, enzymes, cellular respiration, fatigue, metabolism, negative feedback control, impulses, neurons, hormone, and neurotransmitters.

    2.              Take notes on teacher’s lecture

    3.              Explain in a paragraph how a bone is formed and how the different movements of bones are possible. During the teen years what can you do to help the health of your bones? Pgs. 942 - 944

    4.              Write a paragraph about the role of sensory neurons, inter neurons, and motor neurons in sensation thought and response. How is it related to reflex? Pg.963

    5.              Read and write your impression in a paragraph.  Observe the time line showing the events in treating of the brain on Pgs. 968 -969 then write what impresses you the most.  If you do more in-depth research on the events can make it into a research project.

    6.              Complete the Data Analysis Lab 33.1:  Study the graph and answer questions #1-3. Pg. 970

    7.              Read and summarize the Biology & Society Mercury and the Environment –pg.1010. Include in the summary how this information can help us.

    8.              Complete the following concept map & summarize key concepts:  Circulation in humans. (Attached) Summarize the key concept for the circulatory system Pg.1012 in the middle of the concept map.

    9.              Show by picture or writing how negative feed back loop in the nervous and the endocrine system regulate conditions in the body. (Pg. 1032 – 1035)

    10.           Create a Poster:  Research food high in saturated fats or sugar and the health effects of diet that is high in saturated fats or sugar.  Choose a disease or disorder that is related to the consumption of these foods. What groups of people is this disease most prevalent?  Use the information found to create a poster that warns of the dangers. Poster can include the healthful alternative eating habits that can help people avoid risk of high fat and sugar diet.

    11.           Complete Basic Concepts worksheet: Regulation of blood glucose concentration. Use Pg. 1034 (attached)

    12.           Complete a web quest project.  Go to www.bioloygmh.com select select science and select our book Glencoe Biology 2007 go to unit 9 and select
    Web quest and choose one of the web quest activities and complete the assignment.

    13.           Watch two Brain Pop Movies on www. biologygmh.com from the following list. on Respiratory system, Circulatory System, Bone Structure, How joints work and take a quiz after the movie record the number of questions answered write down the facts from the movie.

    14.           Complete: the end of the unit test.




    Cesar E. Chavez High School

    Biology Semester II

    Standard Mastery Objective 6

    Biology Semester II 625AS

    Standard #9 Endocrine & Immune System: Develop an understanding of the immune response, the role of skin, antibodies, vaccination, bacteria, and viruses.

    Human Body Chapters 18, 34 and 39

    1.     Define and understand the following academic terms & write complete sentences using each term: pathogens, lymph node, epidemic, endemic, toxins, provirus, Jenner, white blood cell, pus, herpes simplex I, vaccination.

    2.     Take notes on teacher lecture.

    3.     Watch the Brain Pop movie on the immune system on line. Take the quiz and write the facts presented also record how many answers you correctly answered.

    4.     Create a chart with bacteria, virus, retrovirus and prion as the heading and discuss how they grow and replicate. Also how our body defends against infections from these pathogens and what are the effective treatments we use to treat diseases caused by them.

    5.     Differentiate between infectious diseases and noninfectious diseases. Give three examples of each.

    6.     Read study the graph and summarize: Pgs. 1082 -1083 discuss antibiotics and antibiotic resistance.

    7.     List and explain in a paragraph four vital functions of the skin.

    8.     Summarize section on non-specific immunity and specific immunity. Include what consist of non-specific immunity and how one get the specific immunity. Use textbook Pgs.1084 – 1086.

    9.     Complete the Data Analysis Lab 37.1 by studying the data and answering questions 1and 2. Pg.1090

    10.  Explain in a paragraph why an individual with a compromised immune system (for example, a person with HIV) may be unable to fight off and survive infections by microorganisms that are usually benign. Pgs. 1090 -1091

    11.  Read and summarize: first look at the history of Smallpox Pgs. 526 – 527.

    a) Biology and Society Smallpox Vaccination and Bioterrorism Pg. 1096.

          b) Cutting–edge Biology Innovations in the Fight Against Viral Infections. Pg. 532

    12.  Select, Research and write a report from the list of Human infectious diseases on Pg. 1078 or viral diseases Pg. 525. The report must contain the following information: Cause, affected organ system, symptoms, method of transmission, treatment, seriousness of the disease, survival rates, how many individuals in the United States and world wide has the disease, fatality from the disease, history of the disease, prevention methods.  Lastly the report needs to have a work cited page.  Students may develop a power point presentation or write an one page to two page report and receive 10 to 30 points. Depending on the work put into the report.  

    13.  Write a complete movie summery.

    14. Complete:  Unit end Multiple-choice test.


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