Thomas H. McKinney

Course Outline for Biology

Biology

(Mr. McKinney, Spring Semester)

January 20-30: Experimental Design (Exam on January 28, 2015)
Biology - NC Essential Standards (3.0)
UNC Researchers create DNA repair map of the entire Human Genome (The University of North Carolina, 2015)
Yes, Students can engage in meaningful Scientific Research (The University of Michigan, 2015)

February 2-20: Characteristics of Life & Classification (Exam on February 20, 2015)
UNC Scientists develop device for evaluating concussions (The University of North Carolina, 2015)
Learn about the NCSU Department of Plant and Microbial Biology (NC State University, 2015)
Notes and Vocabulary
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February 23-27: Introduction to Evolution
Our favorite one-stop source for information on Evolution (UC Berkeley, 2015)
Test questions

March 2-11: Evolution and Natural Selection (Exam on March 11, 2015)
Birds warn other species of predators (New York Times, 2015)
Test questions

March 17-31: Energy Part I (Exam on March 25, 2015)
The Science of Sleep - Are you getting enough sleep? (The University of Michigan, 2015)
Notes and Vocabulary
Dissection of Rat

April 1-10: Energy Part II (Exam on April 10, 2015)
Geneticists attempt to supercharge Photosynthesis (MIT Technology Review, 2015)
Test questions

April 13-30: Cell Structure & Function Part I (Exam on April 30, 2015)
Can we identify all Human Cells? (MIT Technology Review, 2015)
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May 1-7: Cell Structure & Function Part II (Exam on May 7, 2015)
Events for 2015 - Dept. of Cell Biology and Physiology (UNC School of Medicine, 2015)
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May 8-15: Cell Growth & Reproduction (Exam on May 15, 2015)
The Human Body: Integrative Functions and its Cellular Basis (UNC School of Medicine, 2015)
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May 18-28: Genetics and Heredity (Exam on May 26, 2015)
Learn about the Carolina Center for Genome Sciences (UNC School of Medicine, 2015)
Learn about the Duke Center for Genomic and Computational Biology (Duke University, 2015)
Does Apple have plans for your DNA? (MIT Technology Review, 2015)
Genetically Modified Organisms - GMOs (UC Berkeley, 2014)
What is Recombinant DNA? (News-Medical.net, 2015)
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June 1-9: Review of Entire Course
Biology - NC Essential Standards (3.0)
Test questions on May 29, 2015
Test questions with Answers on May 29, 2015
Quiz questions on June 1, 2015
Quiz questions with Answers on June 1, 2015
Test questions on June 2, 2015
Test questions with Answers on June 2, 2015

June 9: Final Examination (EOC)
Be sure to get a good night's sleep!





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