Biology Comprehensive Curriculum

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The units of the Louisiana Comprehensive Curriculum have been placed in the order in which they will be covered in Vermilion Parish.

Unit 1Unit 2Unit 4Unit 3
Unit 7Unit 6Unit 5Unit 8
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Unit 1: The Cell
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Kenevision comprehensive microscopes, blank slides, prepared slides

T1952 digital comprehensive microscope

digital QX5 digital microscope dissection

dual magnification stereo microscopes [school option]

pro-scope digital microscope [school option]

digital beam balances

pipettes

beakers, graduated cylinders

hot plates with magnetic stirrers

GLXs with oxygen sensors, pH sensors, temperature sensors, carbon dioxide sensors, and 10 conductivity sensors

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Catalase Enzyme Action

Membrane Permeability

Cellular Respiration

Diffusion

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Unit 2:  Reproduction and Genetics
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Kenevision comprehensive microscopes

T1952 digital comprehensive microscope

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digital QX5 digital microscope dissection

design your own molecular kits, student Molecular model sets

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Mouse Cloning
shared by Eva Lange

Pedigree
shared by Trula Stoute

DNA Coloring - Transcription & Translation
(site submitted by Pat Lavino)

http://www.myheritage.com
(web site that allows students to work through their own pedigree) shared by Jenni Frick

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu
(web site with genetic engineering & other activities)
shared by Jenni Frick

Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms
(This glossary is part of the National Human Genome Research Institute's web site.)
 

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Unit 4:  Changes Over Time
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digital QX5 digital microscope dissection

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Unit 3:  Traits and Classification of Life
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Unit 7:  Health and Disease
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Kenevision comprehensive microscopes

T1952 digital comprehensive microscope

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digital QX5 digital microscope dissection

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Unit 6:  The Human Body - Its Structures, Systems, Balance, and Health
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Kenevision comprehensive microscopes

T1952 digital comprehensive microscope

prepared slides

digital QX5 digital microscope dissection

metric rulers

digital balances

beakers, graduated cylinders

hot plate with magnetic stirrer

GLXs with temperature sensors, EKG sensors, pH sensors, force sensors heart rate sensors, spirometers, respiration sensors

1 scientific student torso  with head parts

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EKG

Energy Content of Food

Exercise & Respiration Rate

Factors Affecting Heart Rate

Heart Rate Activity

Muscle Fatigue

Role of Buffers

Volume of Breath

http://edheads.org
(web site that has students work through virtual surgeries)
shared by John Franques

Working Hearts
(This activity was in the December 2009 issue of The Science Teacher)


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Unit 5:  Balance in Nature
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GLXs with dissolved O2 sensors, CO2 sensors (school option), temperature sensors, light sensors

photosynthesis tanks

metric rulers

Kenevision comprehensive microscopes, blank slides, prepared slides

T1952 digital comprehensive microscope

design your own molecular kits, student Molecular model sets

goose neck lamps, and shop lamps

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Respiration of Germinating Seeds

Rate of Photosynthesis in Aquatic Plants

Photosynthesis & Light

Photosynthesis & Oxygen Production

Photosynthesis and Your Gas Tank

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Unit 8:  Patterns of Behavior
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