Honors Biology: Class materials and selected links by Units.    

Dr. A.M. Vites - Northside College Preparatory High School, Chicago, IL 60625  

  

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2012: SEMESTER-1 REVIEW LIST                                                   LAB BENCH has activities & quizzes for each Unit   

           SEMESTER-2 REVIEW LIST

                                                                                         BIO COACH has content with lots of activities    

Table of Contents (current unit is marked by * )        TEXTBOOK ON LINE: http://www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/biobk/BioBookTOC.html

   Introduction to Biology                                                  REVIEW SITE FOR VARIOUS UNITS: http://www.contexo.info/DNA_Basics/Cell_Chemistry.htm

        UNITS:

  1. Ecology 

  2. Biochemistry

  3. Cell Structure and Function

  4. Enzymes & Energy in the Cell

  5. Cell Division & Inheritance

  6. From DNA to Protein

  7. Gene Regulation/Expression & Biotechnology *

  8. Adaptation and Evolution

  9. Taxonomy

RESEARCH PROJECTS:

  1. Controlled experiment-Hypothesis driven Lab Report
  2. Semester-1 Research Paper
  3. Semester-2 Research Paper

Introduction to Biology:  Ch.1 (1.5 weeks)

Class Hand-outs and presentations

Safety contract-Needs to be read and signed

Levels of Organization worksheet-from class

Scientific Method in Life Sciences-ppt Class presentation

Scientific Lab Report-Hypothesis driven-experiment-steps  Hand-out from class with list and suggested content

Table for Data Collection passed in class

Brief Lab Report passed in class-RUBRIC

    Semi-log Graphs:

             Look at Dose-response curves: http://www.graphpad.com/curvefit/introduction89.htm

             4-cycle Horizontal semi-log paper: http://www.intmath.com/downloads/Semi-logarithmic-horilog_bw.pdf

Long Lab Report has the maximum number of pages or paragraphs indicated in RED

 

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Helpful Links

SCIENTIFIC METHOD

takes time to load. LINK

Scientific Method-Class NOTES as Power Point: LINK

Description of steps: http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_scientific_method.shtml

Controlling variables-Redi and Pasteur: http://www.sumanasinc.com/webcontent/animations/content/scientificmethod.html

Simple animated and interactive experiment: http://www.biologycorner.com/worksheets/scientific_method_plant_exp.html

Brief Lab Report (Due Oct 31, Nov 1)

Semi-log Graphs:

Look at Dose-response curves: http://www.graphpad.com/curvefit/introduction89.htm

4-cycle Horizontal semi-log paper: http://www.intmath.com/downloads/Semi-logarithmic-horilog_bw.pdf

LEVELS OF ORGANIZATION

Subatomic and atoms: An easy site LINK

Subatomic: advanced  http://science.jrank.org/pages/6560/Subatomic-Particles.html

Organelles, Cells and Tissue: http://fds.oup.com/www.oup.com/pdf/13/9780199152650.pdf

Tissue to Organs and Systems: http://web.jjay.cuny.edu/~acarpi/NSC/14-anatomy.htm

Communities, Ecosystems and Biomes: http://www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/biobk/biobookcommecosys.html

Planets and Solar System: http://nineplanets.org/

THREE DOMAINS

How it happened and characteristics: http://www.biology.iupui.edu/biocourses/N100/2k23domain.html

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UNIT-1: Ecology: Ch. 34, 36,37 (35,38)

Class Hand-outs and presentations

Biodiversity project

Table of Biomes from class

Graph Paper:

  Semilog paper: http://www.csun.edu/science/ref/measurement/data/graph_paper.html

  Linear paper: http://www.csun.edu/science/ref/measurement/data/graph_paper.html

 

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Helpful Links

BIOMES & CLIMATE

Biome and Climatogram: http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/dforest.html

Biome & Adaptations-Climatograms and questions:http://www.saskschools.ca/curr_content/biology20/unit2/UNIT2MODULE3LESSON1.htm

General Ecology site: biotic vs. Abiotic, Cycles & Food chains: http://www.globalchange.umich.edu/globalchange1/current/lectures/kling/ecosystem/ecosystem.html

Also has Climatograms:http://www.saskschools.ca/curr_content/biology20/unit2/UNIT2MODULE3LESSON1.htm

Terrestrial Biomes

http://www.physicalgeography.net/fundamentals/9k.html

http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/Wen12-36304-Terrestrial-Biomes-Characteristics-and-their-as-Entertainment-ppt-powerpoint/

Aquatic Biomes 

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/aquatic.php

Life in extreme environments LINK

POPULATION DYNAMICS

Also a nice review http://www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/biobk/biobookpopecol.html#Ecology

Exponential growth and carrying capacity: ANIMATION: http://uccpbank.k12hsn.org/courses/APEnvironmentalScience/course%20files/multimedia/lesson36/animations/3b_Population_Crash.html

Limiting Factors: http://homestudy.ihea.com/wildlife/09limits.htm

Predator-Prey population dynamics: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/edexcel/environment/populationsandpyramidsrev5.shtml

Human Population World Clock:

  -human population and various resource consumption: http://www.poodwaddle.com/clocks/worldclock/

  -US: http://www.census.gov/main/www/popclock.html

Demographic transition models BR and DR: http://www.marathon.uwc.edu/geography/demotrans/demtran.htm

Human Pyramids: http://www.ined.fr/en/everything_about_population/animations/age_pyramid/

3 countries: http://www.china-profile.com/data/ani_ceu_pop.htm

FEEDING RELATIONSHIPS IN ECOSYSTEMS

http://qldscienceteachers.tripod.com/junior/biology/foodchains.html     

http://www.vtaide.com/png/foodchains.htm     

http://www.arcytech.org/java/population/facts_foodchain.html

Activities:

Food chain-web: interconnected food chains

form a food web: http://www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/vtc/Phase3delivery/Wales/Science/Keystage4/Livingthingsand/Feedingrelation/Introduction/act2.swf

Built your own Food web and print it: http://www.vtaide.com/png/foodweb.htm

 

RIVER TESTING

September: Pre-evaluation   -------Sem-2: Post-Evaluation before June

Water Chemistry-PDF    Our Lab DO sheet-in class

Macroinvertebrates

Habitat

E.coli

Quality (Q-values)

Dissolved Oxygen and % saturation: http://waterontheweb.org/under/waterquality/oxygen.html

F to C convertion: http://www.wbuf.noaa.gov/tempfc.htm

BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES

Nutrient cycles and Flow of energy in an ecosystem

Water cycle: http://www.mbgnet.net/fresh/cycle/concepts.htm 

National geographic news and articles-videos: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/

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UNIT-2: Biochemistry: Ch. 2,3 (some sections of 5 and 10, cycles 37)     

Class Hand-outs, activities and presentations

Ch.2 Outline sheet passed in class

Poster: Elements  Rubric for Poster

Food label analysis passed in class

Tracking my own nutrition: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/myplate/index.aspx  (enter your information and discover what you need to consume a day. What would happen if you changed your activity level?)

Carbohydrate LAB: /ncphs/depts/science/avites/Bio-Mono-Di-Polysaccharide-enzyme.htm

Enzyme lab

Table: FOUR 4 Biomolecules

 

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Helpful Links

Review and Quizzes

WATER PROPERTIES

self quiz: http://www.biology.arizona.edu/biochemistry/tutorials/chemistry/02q.html

Video: http://www.schooltube.com/video/b36a222fcdfef2db9af8/Properties-Of-Water

Covalent bond animation: http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objID=GCH2404

 

BIOMOLECULES

Hydrolysis and Dehydration synthesis of monomers

Dehydration synthesis ANIMATION: http://www.biotopics.co.uk/as/disaccharideformation.html

Hydrolysis ANIMATION: http://www.biotopics.co.uk/as/disaccharidehydrolysis.html

CARBOHYDRATES

Review: http://bioweb.wku.edu/courses/biol115/wyatt/biochem/carbos.htm

LAB related links: http://www2.volstate.edu/CHEM/1030/Labs/Carbo9.htm

ENZYMES: http://www.biotopics.co.uk/nutrition/amylex.html

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM: http://www.biotopics.co.uk/nutrition/digesy.html

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM & CHEMICAL vs PHYSICAL DIGESTION-has enzymes: http://library.thinkquest.org/2935/Natures_Best/Nat_Best_High_Level/Digestive_Net_Pages/Digestive_page.html

LIPIDS

Good summary with diagrams: http://biology.clc.uc.edu/courses/bio104/lipids.htm

PROTEINS

amino acid structure: http://www.biotopics.co.uk/as/aa.html

peptide bonds: http://www.biotopics.co.uk/as/aminocon.html

Explore peptides and proteins: http://www.chemicalconnection.org.uk/chemistry/topics/view.php?topic=5&headingno=3

Enzymes-Tutorial ANIMATION: http://www.northland.cc.mn.us/biology/Biology1111/animations/enzyme.html

Protein nutrition perspective: http://biology.clc.uc.edu/courses/bio104/compprot.htm

Effect of pH on Enzyme activity: http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/biology/bio4fv/page/ph_and_.htm

Enzymes-Catalyst and Activation Energy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pvgpk75us18&feature=related

LAB: LAB - Enzymes and Inhibitors  LAB - Enzymes and Inhibitors  see handout for graphs

ENZYME INHIBITORS and REACTIONS Animated LINK

NUCLEIC ACIDS

DNA structure: http://www.blc.arizona.edu/Molecular_Graphics/DNA_Structure/DNA_Tutorial.HTML

Go to "Journey into DNA" (Zoom in and then Zoom out slowly): http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/genome/dna.html#

Play the base pairing game and identify organisms: http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/medicine/dna_double_helix/dnahelix.html

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UNIT-3: Cell Structure and Function Ch. 4,5

Class Hand-outs, activities and presentations

Hand-out: Organelle Tables

Cell analogies assignment

Cell Analogies Poster RUBRIC

Poster progress in class Rubric

Transport Across Cell Membrane HAND-OUT- LINK

Microscopes Table

LAB:cell images: http://www.cfkeep.org/uploads/celllab_copy.ppt

LAB: STOMA: scroll down http://waynesword.palomar.edu/photsyn1.htm#guardcell

STOMA FUNCTION animation: http://www.tvdsb.on.ca/westmin/science/sbioac/plants/stoma.htm

 

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Helpful Links

Self-quiz:

http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/biocoach/cells/quiz.html (cells organelles)

http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/quizshow.php?title=prokaryotic-vs-eukaryotic-cells&quesnum=2&showNextQ=no (cells organelles)

http://www.hbwbiology.net/quizzes/ch8-cell-membrane.htm (membranes and transport)

Transport in cells: http://www.glencoe.com/qe/science.php

Cell transport: http://quizlet.com/test/164618/

Passive transport tutorial and a Quiz: http://bcs.whfreeman.com/thelifewire/content/chp05/0502001.html

 
Microscopes

Different type of microscopes: http://www.microscopehelp.com/partsofthemicroscope.html

Comparison TEM vs SEM: http://www.vcbio.science.ru.nl/en/fesem/info/principe/

Sizes in Biology: http://www.biology.arizona.edu/cell_bio/tutorials/cells/cells2.html

Eukaryotes
Cells and organelles: http://biology.clc.uc.edu/courses/bio104/cells.htm

Inside a Plant or Animal Cell-ANIMATION: http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/cells/insideacell/

Evolution of organelles: Mitochondria & Chloroplasts-ANIMATION: http://www.sumanasinc.com/webcontent/animations/content/organelles.html

Prokaryotes

A cell chasing Bacteria in a blood sample-VIDEO-COOL:  http://www.biochemweb.org/neutrophil.shtml

How big is a cell vs. Bacterium vs. Virus ?-ANIMATION: http://www.cellsalive.com/howbig.htm

How bacteria attach and infect a cell-ANIMATION : E. coli Infection Strategy  (Howard Hughes Medical Institute)

Virus

How  a single infects a cell and produces progeny viruses-ANIMATION: Viral Lifecycle (Howard Hughes Medical Institute)

Viral Shapes and sizes:  http://learnsomescience.com/microbiology/viruses-viroids-and-prions/

Membranes and transport: Vesicles

How membranes help organize a cell: http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/cells/membranes/

How cells use transport vesicles for endo- and exocytosis: http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/cells/vesicles/

Osmosis, Diffusion and Transport across the membrane

Passive vs. Active Transport-reading: http://faculty.stcc.edu/AandP/AP/AP1pages/Units1to4/introduction/selectiv.htm#Passive

Osmosis LINK

Active transport LINK

Endo-Exocytosis: http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/E/Endocytosis.html

 

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UNIT-4: Enzymes and Energy in the Cell- Ch. 6 ,7 (part 2 of Ch.5)     

Class Hand-outs, activities and presentations

Study Guide Photosynthesis-Ch.7

LABS: Chromatography & Rate of Photosynthesis

Summary of Ch.7: http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/biocoach/photosynth/overview.html

Study guide Respiration-Ch.6

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Helpful Links

Self-Quiz

Cell Photosynthesis:

Endosymbiosis- http://www.growingpassion.org/2010/04/evolution-of-chloroplasts-endosymbiosis.html

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter10/chapter_quiz.html

http://www.southtexascollege.edu/nilsson/4_GB_Review_Quiz_f/11_Review_Quiz_06_PhotoS.html

Respiration:

http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/biocoach/cellresp/quiz.html

 

Photosynthesis

Ch.7: you may watch up to 8min 40 sec.-helps with summary table in study guide: http://youtu.be/_wO9f3ER17M

Video for Summary Table: http://youtu.be/BeUmj8d6Mag

A different animation: http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/biocoach/photosynth/overview.html

LAB: Animation of a chromatography lab: http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/labbench/lab4/pigsep.html

Photosynthesis Power Point:  Power Point

LAB: Rate of photosynthesis and Light intensity: LINK

Respiration

Respiration: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bz5-T4p8WEQ&feature=related

Review slides and text with self quiz: http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/biocoach/cellresp/overview.html

Review: http://www.southtexascollege.edu/nilsson/4_GB_Review_Quiz_f/11_Review_Quiz_07_CellResp.html

Fermentation: http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/biocoach/cellresp/fermentation.html

Fermentation-narrated: http://www.cst.cmich.edu/users/schul1te/animations/fermentation.swf

Enzymes- Catalyst and Activation Energy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pvgpk75us18&feature=related

 

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UNIT-5: Cell Division and Inheritance- Ch. 8

Class Hand-outs, activities and presentations

CELL CYCLE -MITOSIS -MEIOSIS

Cancer NCI videos: http://science.education.nih.gov/supplements/SupplementsCorrections.nsf/Movies/Cancer_Movies.htm

LAB: Onion root tip activity- Time spent in various phases: 

                              http://www.biology.arizona.edu/cell_bio/activities/cell_cycle/cell_cycle.html

LAB Mitosis handout            Similar Virtual Labs:

                                               Onion Root Tip & also search for Animal cells:  

                                                     http://bio.rutgers.edu/~gb101/lab2_mitosis/section2_frames.html

                                               Plant cells-onion root tip:

                                                    http://district.bluegrass.kctcs.edu/rmccane0001/shared_files/bio137website/BIO137/137Lab2/Lab2MitosisSlides.html

KARYOTYPE ONLINE HOMEWORK: Answer 7 questions @ Karyotypes on a new page (2 for each patient, 1 detailed description from internet search):

                                    http://www.biology.arizona.edu/human_bio/activities/karyotyping/karyotyping.html

OWN KARYOTYPE HOMEWORK: Pay attention to centromere location, size and order.

                     The Blank form is the last page of pdf in:  http://www.ableweb.org/volumes/vol-7/12-perkins.pdf

VIDEO: Meiosis Square Dance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaf4j19_3Zg

MENDEL & VARIATIONS

INHERITANCE: MENDEL and VARIATIONS  TABLE

OWN PEDIGREE PROJECT: Rubric and coversheet

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Helpful Links

Self-Quiz

Mitosis:  http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0078778066/student_view0/chapter4/section1/self-check_quiz-eng_.html

                http://www.syvum.com/cgi/online/serve.cgi/squizzes/biology/mitosis.html?question_hide

Cell cycle: http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter11/chapter_quiz.html

Karyotypes: http://anthro.palomar.edu/biobasis/quizzes/bioquiz1.htm

Meiosis: LAB BENCH has activities-tutorial & quizzes

Genetics Mendel Punnet squares: http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0078778066/student_view0/chapter5/math_practice.html

Mendel Genetics and Variations in Sections 3 and 4: http://anthro.palomar.edu/practice/default.htm

 

Cell Cycle-Mitosis

Excellent Tutorial reading with self quiz: http://www.biology.arizona.edu/cell_bio/tutorials/cell_cycle/main.html

Cell Cycle vs. Binary fission & Mitosis-READING: http://www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/biobk/biobookmito.html

ACTIVITIES
Onion root tip activity- time spent in various phases: http://www.biology.arizona.edu/cell_bio/activities/cell_cycle/cell_cycle.html

Mitosis in Animal cells: http://www.cellsalive.com/mitosis.htm

Virtual Lab- Plant cells: http://district.bluegrass.kctcs.edu/rmccane0001/shared_files/bio137website/BIO137/137Lab2/Lab2MitosisSlides.html

Virtual Lab Animal cells:  http://bio.rutgers.edu/~gb101/lab2_mitosis/section2_frames.html

Good exercise: Mitosis in animal cells- Identify phases: http://bio.rutgers.edu/~gb101/lab2_mitosis/section2_frames.html

ANIMATIONS

Youtube- good one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=lf9rcqifx34#!

Animation: http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072495855/student_view0/chapter2/animation__how_the_cell_cycle_works.html

Cancer & genes

Mutations that can lead to cancer- good summary: http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/CancerCauses/GeneticsandCancer/OncogenesandTumorSuppressorGenes/oncogenes-tumor-suppressor-genes-and-cancer-mutations-and-cancer

ACS site used in class: http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/CancerCauses/GeneticsandCancer/index

General site-Includes Cancer causing Viruses: http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/C/Cancer.html

Meiosis

Meiosis Tutorial: http://www.biology.arizona.edu/cell_bio/tutorials/meiosis/main.html

LAB BENCH has activities & quizzes

in detail: http://www.uic.edu/classes/bios/bios100/lecturesf04am/lect16.htm

comparing Meiosis to Mitosis-step by step animation: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/how-cells-divide.html

Karyotyping

ACTIVITY: Complete internet KARYOTYPING ACTIVITY for 3 Human Karyotypes & answer 7 questions in workbook:  http://www.biology.arizona.edu/human_bio/activities/karyotyping/karyotyping.html

Inheritance: Mendel and Variations

Genes - your health; common genetic disorders (Dominant and recessive): http://www.ygyh.org/

-textbook Mendel: http://www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/biobk/BioBookgenintro.html

-textbook-Away from Mendel: www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/biobk/BioBookgeninteract.html

-textbook-Human genetics: www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/biobk/BioBookhumgen.html

Punnett Square practice problems:http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/jkousen/Biology/psquprac.htm

Punnet Square practice problems, simple to advanced: http://biology.clc.uc.edu/courses/bio105/geneprob.htm

Variations

Blood typing with antibodies-ANIMATION: http://www.getbodysmart.com/ap/circulatorysystem/quizzes/blood/bloodtyping/quiz.html

Reading with examples: LINK

Well explained: LINK

POLYGENIC: Eye Color - LINK 

CODOMINANCE: Blood type - LINK    Rh factor & Pregnancy and treatment LINK  LINK

PLEIOTROPY & EPISTASIS: also has codominance and such- http://www.ndsu.edu/pubweb/~mcclean/plsc431/mendel/mendel6.htm

Pedigrees

Symbols used in a pedigree-Examples: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/~ucbhjow/b241/mendel_1.html 

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/~ucbhjow/medicine/RGD/ex1.html

Pictures of OBSERVABLE HUMAN TRAITS:   http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/traits/   

                OBSERVABLE TRAITS

Index, Human Genetic Disorders on the Web LINK

A NICE SITE for Human Genetics all the way to Biotechnology http://www.biology.arizona.edu/human_bio/human_bio.html

 

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UNIT-6:  From DNA to Proteins- Ch.10

Class Hand-outs, activities and presentations

LAB: Mapping Chromosomes

Ch.10: DNA: Discover, Replication and Protein synthesis-Study Guide

Translation animation-HHMI: http://web.mit.edu/bioedgroup/animations.htm

ACTIVITY: Viral Infections and Cycle Research Assignment

HIV-animation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RO8MP3wMvqg

Lytic Cycle-animation: http://www.courses.fas.harvard.edu/~biotext/animations/lyticcycle.html

                 animation Lytic vs. Lysogenic and QUIZ: http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072556781/student_view0/chapter17/animation_quiz_2.html

Lysogenic Cycle-animation: http://www.courses.fas.harvard.edu/~biotext/animations/lysogeny.html

LAB: Viral infections

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Helpful Links

Self-Quiz

DNA REPLICATION: http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/biocoach/dnarep/quiz.html

TRANSCRIPTION TRANSLATION and BACTERIA: http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/007246268x/student_view0/chapter10/multiple_choice_quiz.html

                    Transcription: http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/biocoach/transcription/quiz.html

                   Translation: http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/biocoach/translation/quiz.html

VIRUS: Has Hints: http://wpscms.pearsoncmg.com/esm_krogh_biology_3/17/4442/1137381.cw/index.html

             Animation of Lytic and Lysogenic w/QUIZ: http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072556781/student_view0/chapter17/animation_quiz_2.html

             Animation bacteriophage w/QUIZ: http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072556781/student_view0/chapter17/animation_quiz_1.html

 

DNA REPLICATION

DNA Structure and Replication: http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/biocoach/dnarep/nucleotide.html

LAB BENCH: http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/biocoach/dnarep/nucleotide.html

 

DNA Transcription & RNA Translation

LAB BENCH: http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/biocoach/transcription/intro.html

 

VIRUS

Types of virus and Cycles: http://firmitas.org/Viruses.html

                    QUIZ with Hints: http://wpscms.pearsoncmg.com/esm_krogh_biology_3/17/4442/1137381.cw/index.html

HIV-animation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RO8MP3wMvqg

Lytic Cycle-animation: http://www.courses.fas.harvard.edu/~biotext/animations/lyticcycle.html

                 animation and QUIZ: http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072556781/student_view0/chapter17/animation_quiz_2.html

Lysogenic Cycle-animation: http://www.courses.fas.harvard.edu/~biotext/animations/lysogeny.html

BACTERIA

Recombinant DNA in bacteria and implications: http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/A/Avery.html

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UNIT-7: Gene Regulation/Expression and Biotechnology   

Class Hand-outs, activities and presentations

Study Guide Regulation of Gene Expression: Ch.11 & Biotechnology: Ch.12

  Basics of gene regulation-animation: http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/9834092339/student_view0/chapter16/processing_of_gene_information__prokaryotes_vs__eukaryotes.html

  Gene regulation in Eukaryotes-animation: http://youtu.be/OEWOZS_JTgk

  Gene regulation- Examples in Bacteria-narrated animation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3S3ZOmleAj0&feature=related

Microarrays for finding active genes as cDNA is made-Example in Aerobic vs. Anaerobic conditions: http://www.bio.davidson.edu/courses/genomics/chip/chipQ.html

Microarrays-how they are made-Introduction: http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072556781/student_view0/chapter15/animation_quiz_2.html

  VIDEO: Fertilization to three germ cell layers: http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/media/human_emb_dev-lg.mov

  VIDEO: Fertilization to implantation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=ARERGD0neMI&NR=1

LINKS to our Embryology lab and other species: Embryonic development sites and the lab

Post-lab questions for Early Embryonic Development-after ESC discussions

   Therapeutic vs. Reproductive Cloning VIDEO and In-class QUESTIONS  VIDEO: National Geographic CLONE: http://www.snagfilms.com/films/title/clone

Biotechnology:

 Gel electrophoresis of DNA-LAB BENCH: http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/labbench/lab6/concepts2.html

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Helpful Links

Self-Quiz

Biotechnology-Questions and Answers: http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter16/answers_to_text_questions.html

Early Embryonic development: http://www.quibblo.com/quiz/2Qql0wm/Embryo-Quiz

 

Gene Regulation Eukaryotes vs. Prokaryotes

Basic idea-animation: http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/9834092339/student_view0/chapter16/processing_of_gene_information__prokaryotes_vs__eukaryotes.html

Gene regulation in Eukaryotes-animation: http://youtu.be/OEWOZS_JTgk

Gene regulation- Examples in Bacteria-narrated animation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3S3ZOmleAj0&feature=related

Regulation at mRNA level

Alternative splicing: http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/9834092339/student_view0/chapter16/animation_-_exon_shuffling.html

Use of microRNA ( miRNA ) for mRNA interference with translation: http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/9834092339/student_view0/chapter16/video_quiz_-_halting_hepatitis.html

DNA microarrays

Microarrays-how they are made-Introduction:

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072556781/student_view0/chapter15/animation_quiz_2.html

Microarrays for finding active genes as cDNA is made-Example in Aerobic vs. Anaerobic conditions: http://www.bio.davidson.edu/courses/genomics/chip/chipQ.html

      Example from plant cells infected with virus: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNsThMNjKhM

Early Embryonic Development, Cloning & Stem Cells

                                          -mammals: http://sprojects.mmi.mcgill.ca/embryology/earlydev/default.html

                                          -Our lab and other species: Embryonic development sites and the lab

                                          - 3 Post-lab questions after ESC discussions

Ecto-, Meso-, Endoderm: http://cellstissuesmembranes.suite101.com/article.cfm/an_overview_of_animal_germ_layers

Chicken embryonic development: http://www.teachersdomain.org/asset/tdc02_vid_different/

VIDEO: Fertilization to three germ cell layers: http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/media/human_emb_dev-lg.mov

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgT5rUQ9EmQ&feature=related

Fertilization ANIMATION: http://www.stanford.edu/group/Urchin/nfert.htm

"The visible Human Embryo"; click on 1st day and go on from there:  http://www.visembryo.com/baby/index.html

Cloning and Stem Cells

General introduction to all types of stem cells: http://stemcells.nih.gov/info/basics/basics3.asp

http://search.live.com/video/results.aspxq=Embryonic+cell+differentiation+germ+cells+video&docid=549782945876&FORM=VIRE2#docid=549782945876

Stem cells: http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/archive/stemcells/

Types of stem cells: http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/archive/stemcells/sctypes/

*ESC collected in VIDEO: http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/media/creating_lines-lg.mov

*Sources of ESC: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yCIMk1x0Pk&NR=1&feature=endscreen

Sheep cloning-Dolly's picture: http://photosthatchangedtheworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/dolly-the-sheep.jpg

Review of types of Stem Cells: http://www.csa.com/discoveryguides/stemcell/overview.php

Stem Cells: short review: http://www.wdxcyber.com/typesandsources.html

                                    http://www.medicinenet.com/stem_cells/article.htm

FIGURE: Various sources of Stem Cells: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v462/n7272/fig_tab/nature08602_F1.html

*HAND-OUT: Therapeutic vs. Reproductive Cloning VIDEO and In-class QUESTIONS

*VIDEO: National geographic CLONE: http://www.snagfilms.com/films/title/clone

ARTICLE: Cloning ESCells- Regulation & Policy: http://www.genome.gov/10004765

ARTICLE: First Clinical trial 2010: http://articles.latimes.com/2010/oct/12/science/la-sci-stem-cell-trial-20101012

Tools in Biotechnology

ANIMATIONS Biotechnology-Ch.12:  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter16/animations.html#

                                       VIEW: 1. Restriction endonucleases=R. Enzymes  2.Recombinant DNA  3. cDNA   4.  Steps in Cloning a Gene      5. Microarray     6. RFLP-DNA

DNA FINGERPRINTING-VNTR: http://www.scq.ubc.ca/a-brief-tour-of-dna-fingerprinting/

                       SAMPLE PROBLEMS: http://www.biology.arizona.edu/human_bio/problem_sets/DNA_forensics_1/02Q.html

                       SAMPLE with Homozygous and Heterozygous in a family: http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/R/RFLPs.html

Interactive-Prep a gel and solve a crime-NOVA: http://www.teachersdomain.org/asset/tdc02_int_creatednafp2/

HGP site with original reports: http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/Human_Genome/project/journals/journals.shtml

GM-Organisms

Crops-ANIMATION-well explained: http://agbiosafety.unl.edu/education/gene_eng.swf

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UNIT-8: Adaptation & Evolution        

Class Hand-outs, activities and presentations

Example of Adaptation in Salamanders and possible speciation by Natural Selection:

                                     NOVA article &  VIDEO: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/evolution/evolution-action-salamanders.html

                                     ANSWER the assigned Adaptation Speciation Questions in your workbook

Worksheets- Modes of Natural selection:

     5 pages, definitions, questions and a graph: http://atlundkvist.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/worksheet-selection-with-graphs.pdf

     2 pages: 3 types of selection: http://sctritonscience.com/Wilson/biology/worksheets/unit%204/worksheet%20the%20selection%20process%20ch%2011%202011.pdf

Mechanisms of microevolution: Changes in gene pools by Natural Selection, Genetic Drift (bottleneck effect & founder effect), Gene flow, Non-random Mating, Mutations:

           EXCELLENT Animation  http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/9834092339/student_view0/chapter20/animation_-_mechanisms_of_evolution.html

Phylogenetic Tress: Good animation: http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/9834092339/student_view0/chapter23/animation_-_phylogenetic_trees.html

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Helpful Links

Self-Quiz

Natural Selection: http://www.biologycorner.com/quiz/qz_evolution.html

Types of Natural Selection: http://www.biologycorner.com/quiz/qz_evolution01.html

Self-test: http://wc.pima.edu/Bfiero/bio105/selfquizzes/10q_natsel.htm

 

Natural Selection

Animation: Stabilizing, Disruptive and Directional :  http://bcs.whfreeman.com/thelifewire/content/chp23/2302001.html

Microevolution: http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/0_0_0/evo_39

Changes in gene pools by Natural Selection, Genetic Drift (bottleneck effect & founder effect), Gene flow, Non-random Mating, Mutations: http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/9834092339/student_view0/chapter20/animation_-_mechanisms_of_evolution.html

Hardy-Weinberg

Problems with solutions-real human populations: http://nhscience.lonestar.edu/biol/hwe.html

Simpler math problems with solutions: http://bio1151b.nicerweb.com/med/QUIZ/hw_q.html

In Lab Bench do sample problems: http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/labbench/lab8/samprob1.html 

                                    and it's Quiz: http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/labbench/lab8/quiz.html

Population genetics and genetic changes in Populations- Hardy Weinberg- Has a lot of depth but concrete examples:

http://www.bio.georgiasouthern.edu/bio-home/harvey/lect/lectures.html?flnm=nsln&ttl=Population%20change%20and%20natural%20selection&ccode=el&mda=scrn

Speciation

Pre & postzygotic barriers-study flashcards: http://quizlet.com/6069100/speciation-barriers-flash-cards/

Phylogenetic Tress: Good animation: http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/9834092339/student_view0/chapter23/animation_-_phylogenetic_trees.html

Evolution Timeline

Evolutionary events: IMAGES- http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evosite/evo101/IIE2Importantevents.shtml & TABLE- http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evosite/evo101/IIE2Importantevents_text.shtml

Looking for the oldest fossil: http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evosite/evo101/IIE2aOldestfossils.shtml

View and read main events in the last 5 billion years: http://exploringorigins.org/timeline.html

Geologic and Evolutionary events-timeline: http://www.talkorigins.org/origins/geo_timeline.html

Human Evolution Timeline: http://humanorigins.si.edu/evidence/human-evolution-timeline-interactive

Evolutionary thought  timeline: http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/evotmline.html

Evolution of the Solar system: http://www.lpi.usra.edu/education/timeline/activity/

teacher resource of activities: http://www.woodrow.org/teachers/bi/1995/

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UNIT-9:

Class Hand-outs, activities and presentations

Ch.7: Photosynthesis- Study Guide -helpful site:  http://youtu.be/BeUmj8d6Mag

LAB: Chromatography of Photopigments -

LAB: Rate of Photosynthesis - Post Lab Qs Full report

Ch.6: Respiration- Study Guide

 

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Helpful Links

Self-Quiz

Taxonomy: http://www.biologycorner.com/quiz/qz_taxonomy.html

 

Endosymbiosis-

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Ana M. Vites, Ph.D.
Northside College Preparatory High School, Chicago, Illinois
All rights reserved-Copyright 2012 
Revised: 08/31/12.