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Science and Health
Science - Biology

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Science: Comprehend/Basic Assumptions
The learner will be able to comprehend the basic assumptions about the universe on which science is based including the discoverable, comprehensible, consistent and predictable operation of the universe, concern with natural phenomena, and connection of natural causes with their effects.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Society's Comprehend Comprehension Reinforce 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #1 AHSGE I-1 ; AOD 4, 5 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
  
Science: Discuss/Knowledge/Involves
The learner will be able to discuss science as a body of knowledge and a process of investigation which involves simple solutions, comprehensive results, clear and dependable explanations, and an accurate foundation for predictions.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Society's Comprehend Application Reinforce 0.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #2 AHSGE I-1 ; AOD 4, 5 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
  
Investigations: Conducting/Systematic
The learner will be able to perform scientific explorations in a systematic manner including the following steps: recognizing and carefully forming a question, developing a hypothesis, recognizing and properly managing variables, creating a practical and logical procedure, and presenting conclusions on the basis of prior research and investigation.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Society's Comprehend Application Reinforce 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #3, AHSGE I-1 ; AOD 5 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
  
Attitudes/Values: Display/Behaviors
The learner will be able to display consistent behaviors that are appropriate to the scientific enterprise.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Society's Comprehend Application Reinforce 0.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #4 AHSGE I-1 ; AOD 4, 8 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
  
Instruments: Safely/Utilize/Care
The learner will be able to select appropriate instruments and utilize the instruments of science safely, and demonstrate proper care of that equipment.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Society's Comprehend Application Master 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #5, AHSGE I-1 ; AOD 4, 8 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
  
Investigations: Conducting/Choose
The learner will be able to choose, construct, and/or assemble the appropriate equipment for scientific investigations.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Society's Comprehend Application Reinforce 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #6 AHSGE I-1 ; AOD 4, 5 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
  
Data: Interpreting
The learner will be able to interpret scientific data by observing, measuring, inferring, classifying, experimenting, and communicating (Should be taught throughout the year in appropriate areas.).
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Society's Comprehend Comprehension, Analysis Reinforce 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #7 AHSGE I-1 ; AOD 4, 5 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
American Book Company, Various [Work Books].  
PASCO Lab Activities, www.calhoun.k12.al.us/curriculum/science/documents [On-line].  The .DOC files are the experiment handouts and the .SWS files are the program files. To download a SWS file, right-click on it and choose SAVE TARGET AS. Set the file to SAVE IN the Desktop and click SAVE.
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
  
Models: Express/Patterns/Relationships
The learner will be able to express patterns and relationships discovered in sets of scientific data using mathematical, graphical, and basic statistical models.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Society's Comprehend Comprehension Reinforce 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #8 AHSGE I-1 ; AOD 4, 5 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
PASCO Lab Activities, PASCO Lab Activities [On-line].  www.calhoun.k12.us/curriculum/documents
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
  
Variables:Solve/Unknown Manipulation
The learner will be able to solve for unknown values through manipulation of variables. (Master).
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Society's Comprehend Application Reinforce 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #9 AHSGE I-1 ; AOD 4, 5 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
  
Communication: Present/Describe/Ideas
The learner will be able to present and describe scientific phenomena and ideas individually or with a group using written and oral communication skills and both technical and non-technical language.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Society's Comprehend Comprehension, Application Master 0.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #10 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
  
Computers: Internet/Access/Information
The learner will be able to select appropriate technology to access relevant information through the Internet.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Society's Comprehend Application Master 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #11 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
  
Technology: Benefits/Risks/Examine/Use
The learner will be able to examine the benefits and risks associated with widespread use of and dependence on technology.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Society's Comprehend Analysis Master 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #12 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
  
Technology: Demonstrate/Responsible/Use
The learner will be able to demonstrate responsible use of technology systems, information, and software.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Society's Comprehend Application Master 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #13 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
  
Science & Technology: Assess/Options
The learner will be able to assess technological options that may be used for lifelong learning.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Society's Comprehend Evaluation Master 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #14 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
  
Science & Technology: Recognize/Util
The learner will be able to recognize examples of technologies utilized in the fields of science.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Society's Comprehend Knowledge Master 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #15 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
  
Instruments: Data/Construct/Graphs
The learner will be able to construct graphs, tables, and charts from collected data and using appropriate tools.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Society's Comprehend Comprehension, Application, Synthesis Master 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #16 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
  
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Cells: Theory/Recognize/Basis
The learner will be able to recognize the basis of the cell theory.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Cells Knowledge Master 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #17 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Cells: Function/Structure/Examine
The learner will be able to examine the relationships that exist between cell structures, functions, and organization in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Cells: Function and Structure Comprehension, Application, Analysis Master 3.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #18 AHSGE V - 1; AOD 8, 9, 17 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Cells: Specialization
The learner will be able to analyze how identical cells within an organism become specialized.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Agriculture Analysis Master 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #19 AHSGE V - 1; AOD 8, 9, 17 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Cells: Function/Structure/Associate
The learner will be able to associate the following cellular functions to their specialized structures within the cell: active and passive transport, protein synthesis, waste disposal, energy capture and release, information feedback, and movement.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Cells: Function and Structure Comprehension, Application, Evaluation Master 2.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #20 AHSGE V - 1; AOD 8, 9, 17 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Cells: Environmental Factors
The learner will be able to examine molecular, environmental, and structural factors that can affect cellular activities.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Cells Comprehension, Application, Analysis Master 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #21 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Biology - An Everyday Experience ., Glencoe, 1995, Chapter 2 [Textbook].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Cells: Mitosis/Meiosis/Distinguish
The learner will be able to distinguish between mitosis and meiosis.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Cells: Mitosis/Meiosis Comprehension, Application, Analysis Master 2.0 AL: COS, Bull. 2001, no. 20, Biology Core, #22 ; AHSGE V-2; AOD 20, 21, 24 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Biology - An Everyday Experience ., Glencoe, 1995, Chapter 22 [Textbook].  
American Book Company, Various [Work Books].  
Pathways Document / CD, Activity C-98: Mitosis and Meiosis Picture Flip [State Dept. of Edu].  
Resource Center, Meiosis [Resource Center].  Uses microscopic views, animation, and artwork to illustrate the complex cellular processes involved in meiosis. Highlights the role of meiosis in sexual reproduction of plants and animals and discusses the implications for producing genetic variations.
Resource Center, Mitosis [Resource Center].  Uses microphotography, animation, and artwork to illustrate the basic process of mitosis in plant and animal cells. Identifies and explains the role of the cell nucleus, DNA, chromosomes, chromatids, and the centriole in the mitosis process. Also discusses cloning.
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, EdVISION Corporation, Version 2.1, Mitosis and Meiosis [Software].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Systems: Organization/Recognize/Levels
The learner will be able to recognize levels of organization including cells, tissues, organs, systems, organisms, populations, and communities.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Systems Knowledge Reinforce 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #23 ; AHSGE V - 1; AOD 8, 9, 17 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Food Webs: Examine/Flow
The learner will be able to analyze the flow of matter and energy through various trophic levels and among organisms and the physical environment by examining food chains, food webs, and food pyramids.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Agriculture Analysis Master 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #24; AHSGE II-1, VI-1; AOD 18, 31 Classroom
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, EdVISION Corporation, Version 2.1, Energy Pyramid [Software].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Geochemical Cycles: Describe/Ecosystem
The learner will be able to describe the effects of water, carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus as they cycle through the environment.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Geochemical Cycles Comprehension Master 0.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #25 AHSGE II-1, VI-1; AOD 18, 31 Classroom
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, EdVISION Corporation, Version 2.1, Material Cycles [Software].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Environment: Adaptation/Recognize
The learner will be able to analyze evolution by natural selection by examining characteristics, adaptations, and other mechanisms which alter these factors in organisms.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Environment: Adaptation Knowledge, Analysis Master 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #26, AHSGE III-3; AOD 22, 23, 33, 34 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Species: Recognize/Molecular/Anatomical
The learner will be able to recognize different species through comparing molecular and anatomical evidence.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Species Knowledge Master 0.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #27 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Taxonomy: Distinguish/Characteristics
The learner will be able to use taxonomic groupings to differentiate structures, life cycles, and major characteristics of each kingdom.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Taxonomy Analysis, Synthesis Master 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #28 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Taxonomy: Classification
The learner will be able to describe the relationships among organisms as the basis for biological systems of classification.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Agriculture Knowledge Master 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #29; AHSGE III-1; AOD 22, 34, 33, 34 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Natural Selection: Genetic Drift
The learner will be able to comprehend why natural selection and genetic drift impact populations instead of individuals.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Evolution Comprehension Master 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #30; AOD 24 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Fossils: Isotopic Dating
The learner will be able to explain how isotopic dating is used to determine the age of a fossil.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Fossils Comprehension Introduce 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #31; AOD 24 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Biology - An Everyday Experience ., Glencoe, 1995, Chapter 29 [Textbook].  
Resource Center, Fossils: Clues to the Past [Resource Center].  Dr. Donald C. Johanson discusses what a fossil is and some of the ways in which they are formed. He also discusses what fossils reveal and how scientists determine their age.
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Heredity: Traits/Identify/Heritable
The learner will be able to identify heritable traits of living things with regard to physical structure, chemical composition, and behavior.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heredity: Traits Knowledge Master 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #32; AHSGE IV-1; AOD 20, 21, 25-28, 37, 38 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Cells: Mitosis/Explain
The learner will be able to explain the transfer of information from parent to offspring through mitosis, meiosis, and protein synthesis.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Cells: Mitosis/Meiosis Comprehension Master 2.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #33 AHSGE IV-1; AOD 20, 21, 25-28, 37, 38 Classroom
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, EdVISION Corporation, Version 2.1, Mitosis and Meiosis [Software].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Heredity: Genetics/Determine/Result
The learner will be able to determine combinations of offspring that might result from monohybrid and dihybrid crosses using Mendel's laws.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heredity: Genetics Application Master 3.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #34 AHSGE IV-1; AOD 20, 21, 25-28, 37, 38 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Heredity: Genetics/Recognize/Disorders
The learner will be able to recognize the genetic basis of common inherited sex-linked and sex-influenced disorders.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heredity: Genetics Comprehension Introduce 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #35 AHSGE IV-1; AOD 20, 21, 25-28, 37, 38 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Heredity: Mutation/Examine/Factors
The learner will be able to examine factors that may cause mutations in an organism and/or its offspring including radiation, chemicals, and chance.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heredity: Mutation Analysis Master 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #36 AHSGE IV-1; AOD 20, 21, 25-28, 37, 38 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Biotechnology: Predict/Benefits/Risks
The learner will be able to predict benefits and risks of biotechnology, including genetic alteration, selective breeding, cloning, and treatment of disease.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Biotechnology Analysis Master 2.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #37 AHSGE IV-1; AOD 20, 21, 25-28, 37, 38 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Environment: Relate/Biotic/Abiotic
The learner will be able to relate the biotic and abiotic components of the environment.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Environment Analysis Master 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #38, AHSGE II-1, VI-1; AOD 18,31 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Ecosystems: Stability/Discuss/Factors
The learner will be able to discuss different factors that impact the dynamic equilibrium of ecosystems including disasters, climate changes, introduction of species, activities of organisms, and succession.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Ecosystems: Stability Comprehension, Analysis Master 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #39 AHSGE II-1, VI-1; AOD 18,31 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Biomes: Describe
The learner will be able to describe the different biomes found on Earth.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Biomes Comprehension Master 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #40 AHSGE II-1, VI-1; AOD 18,31 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Biology - An Everyday Experience ., Glencoe, 1995, Chapter 31 [Textbook].  
Resource Center, The High Arctic Biome [Resource Center].  Presents an ecological study of life on the bleak arctic coastal lands of Canada, recording in detail the evidence of plant and animal life and the constant struggle for survival in the harsh environment.
Resource Center, Coniferous Forest Biome [Resource Center].  Identifies the large coniferous forest areas of the world and explains why there are relatively few species of plants and animals in these areas.
Resource Center, Grasslands [Resource Center].  Illustrates the ecological interrelationships of the grasslands biome. Shows the locations of the world's grasslands, explains how they may have originated, and describes their importance as food-producing areas.
Resource Center, The Desert [Resource Center].  Shows how the plants and animals of the desert are adapted to their arid environment. Introduces the desert biome, its geographical locations, the causes of its formation, its temperature conditions and consequent aridity, its dust storms, and its rains. Illustrates the diversity of plant and animal life in the desert.
Internet, http://library.thinkquest.org/11922/habitats/habit [On-line].  
Internet, http://ssd.k12.mo.us/curriculum/0657.htm [On-line].  Students will be able to: 1. Describe the organisms in the various biomes we have been studying. 2. Compare/contrast the following biomes: tundra, rain forest, grasslands, deciduous forests, coniferous forests, and deserts. 3. Analyze given biomes, decide which organism is misplaced, and then create a more appropriate environment for the organism through a drawing or sketch. 4. Use the information they have learned to draw a biome and the plants and animals that live there.
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, EdVISION Corporation, Version 2.1, Land Biomes [Software].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Relationships: Symbiosis/Predator-Prey
The learner will be able to examine the interdependencies and interrelationships among various organisms.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Agriculture Analysis Master 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #41 AHSGE II-1, VI-1; AOD 18,31 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
Viruses: Explain/Structure/Systems
The learner will be able to explain the structure and characteristics of viruses in relation to living systems.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Viruses Comprehension, Analysis Master 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Biology Core, #42 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
http://www.Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
., http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [Manipulatives].  
., http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [Manipulatives].  
  
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