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Pantego Christian Academy
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AP Biology Fall Syllabus
 

 Please be advised that this is a working document and sequence of topics will depend on the students performance on the pre-test during the first of school.

1st Quarter

Dates
 Proposed Units
 Related Chapters

August 16th

through

September 29th

 

Lab Safety


Big Ideas in Science


Molecular Foundation


Importance of Water


Functional Grouping


Thermodynamics


Chapter 1: Studying Life (also identify the 4 Big Ideas identified by College Board)


Chapter 2: The Chemistry of Life


Chapter 2.4: What properties in water make it so important in Biology?


Chapter 3: Macro molecules


Chapter 5: The Dynamic Cell Membrane


Chapter 6: Energy, Enzymes, and Metabolism

2nd Quarter

Dates
 Proposed Units
Related Chapters

October 10th

through

December 15th

 

Cell Cycle


Photosynthesis



Cellular Respiration


Chapter 6: An Introduction to Metabolism



Chapter 8: Photosynthesis: Energy from Sunlight


Chapter 7: Pathways that harvest Chemical Energy (Cellular Respiration)