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ST. JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL

ADVANCED PLACEMENT BIOLOGY

 

COURSE OUTLINE

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The evolutionary and ecological relationships of living organisms are the two major unifying threads of biology today.

 

TOPIC

PAGES*

LAB(S)

INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF LIFE

 

 

Some Major Generalizations of the Biological Sciences

1 - 19

1, 2

Molecular Basis for Life

20 80

3, 4, 5, 6

 

 

 

CELLULAR ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

 

 

Cells and Tissues

100 - 144, 188 203

7, 8

Cellular Respiration and Photosynthesis

83 97, 147 185

9, 10

 

 

 

GENETICS AND HEREDITY

 

 

Mitosis and Meiosis

206 237

11

Introduction to Embryology

388 - 410

 

Molecular Genetics

278 385

12

Classical Genetics

239 276

13

Population Genetics

428 442

14

 

 

 

EVOLUTIONARY RELATIONSHIPS

 

 

Evidence

422 426, 464 473

 

Mechanism

414 422, 445 462

 

Evolutionary History of Biodiversity

488 - 500

 

Taxonomic Classification

473 485

15

Biodiversity

502 - 665

16

 

 

 

PLANT ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

 

 

General Properties of Green Plant Cells

668 692, 751 773

17

Procuring and Distributing Nutrients in Seed Plants

695 727

18

Reproductive Processes in Plants

730 748

19

 

 

 

ANIMAL ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

 

 

Anatomy & Physiology

776 790

20

Digestive Systems & Nutrition

792 808

21

Respiratory Systems

826 834

22

Circulatory Systems

811 826, 834 861

23

Excretory Systems & Homeostasis

865 890

24

Endocrine Systems

893 910

25

Sensory Systems

992 1009

26

Nervous Systems

960 989

 

Behavior

1053 1079

27

Skeletal and Muscular Systems

1009 1020

 

Reproductive Systems

913 933

 

Animal Embryology

936 957

 

 

 

 

ECOLOGICAL RELATIONSHIPS

 

 

Introduction to Ecology

1024 1050

28

Populations & Communities

1082 1128

 

Ecosystems and Life Zones

1131 1172

 

 

*BIOLOGY, 5th ed., Campbell, Reece, & Mitchell, 1999

 

INSTRUCTOR: Mr. Jim Moore

ROOM: Welder Hall, Room 4

 

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