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Welcome to the Best of Biology Online. Use this website as a resource to help you learn, prepare for and enjoy your pursuit of biological knowledge. Thie page is divided into units as assigned by the DeKalb County School System Pacing Guide. Each Unit has a place where you can learn more, earn extra credit and some fund things to do. Feel free to use the following quizzes as self-checks throughout the course Biology Self Checks in English, Biology Self Checks in Spanish Explore the rest of the site to see the amazing things that Biology has in store for you. Have Fun and Happy Biologying!
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To earn Extra Credit take the linked quizzes below during the appropriate time frame. Score 100% on the quiz. Print the page with your score of 100%, write your name on it, and turn it in at the start of class during the time period when it is due. To print screen (if you have trouble printing a score box), press "Print Screen" on the upper right hand of your keyboard, then paste that into a Word document and print. Please do not mail quizzes to me.
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Inheritance (Genetics): due 1/1-1/31

Inheritance (Genetics):†††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††due 1/1-1/31
SB2. Students will analyze how biological traits are passed on to successive generations.

c. Using Mendelís laws, explain the role of meiosis in reproductive variability.

 

Notes & Tutorials

Extra Credit Quizzes & Assignments

Fun Stuff

 

http://www.glencoe.com/qe/science.php?qi=2501
http://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/biology/gene1/review.htm

Blood Typing Game
Iím My Own Grandpa Midi

 

http://www.glencoe.com/qe/science.php?qi=1654
http://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/biology/gene2/review.htm

Human Genetics Traits lab
Iím My Own Grandpa-
Dr. Demento song 2

DNA From the Beginning

http://samson.kean.edu/~breid/demo18.htm
http://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/biology/gene3/review.htm

GIZMO:Mouse 1 Trait

Drag & Drop Genetics

http://samson.kean.edu/~breid/demo18.htm
http://www.athro.com/evo/gen/punexam.html

Print Collage & Diagnose a karyotype- 1pt each up to 3pts

Working Out Punnett Square Problems

http://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/biology/gene3
/review.htm

 

Genetics Practice Problems

http://www.glencoe.com/qe/science.php?qi=2503

 

Extra Copies of Class Assignments

 

GIZMO:Mouse 1 Trait

Sponge Bob Genetics

Paper Pets

Punnett Square Practice 1

Punnett Square Practice 2

Punnett Square Practice 3

What the Heck is Phenotype & Genotype

Human Genetics Traits lab
Pedigree Analysis

Iím My Own Grandpa Lyrics

Comparative Mendelian Inheritance Chart

Reebop Genetics

Making & Reading a karyotype

 

 

Microorganisms (Bacteria, Protists, Fungi): due 2/1-2/15

Microorganisms (Bacteria, Protists, Fungi):††††††††††††† due 2/1-2/15
SB3. †††† Students will derive the relationship between single-celled and multi-celled organisms and the increasing complexity of systems.

b. Compare how structures and function vary between the six groups (archaebacteria, eubacteria, protists, fungi, plants, and animals).

c. Examine the evolutionary basis of modern classification systems (archaebacteria, eubacteria, protists, fungi, plants, and animals).

 

Notes & Tutorials

Extra Credit Quizzes & Assignments

Fun/Gross Stuff

Dr. Pís Virus Notes

Big Picture Book of Viruses

Intro to Viruses

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter28/chapter_quiz.html

Lewandowsky Lutz Syndrome

Making Vaccines Game

Dr. Pís Bacteria Notes

Virtual Museum of Bacteria

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter27/chapter_quiz.html

http://www.iq.poquoson.org/bacteria.htm

Biotoon Bacteria

Dr. Pís Protist Notes

Protist Digital Specimen

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter30/chapter_quiz.html

http://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/biology/protista/class.htm

http://www.glencoe.com/qe/science.php?qi=2508

Pond Life Videos 

Protist Movies 

 

Dr. Pís Fungi Notes

Tom Volkís Fungi

http://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/biology/protista/review2.htm

http://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/biology/protista/review1.htm

http://www.glencoe.com/qe/science.php?qi=2509

Classification Challenge

Microbe Zoo

Itís a Microbial World

http://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/biology/fungi/revsh.htm

http://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/biology/fungi/fungi3.htm

http://www.glencoe.com/qe/science.php?qi=2510

O Bacteria Song

 

MicrobeWorld.org

http://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/biology/bacteria/match.htm

http://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/biology/bacteria/bacmc.htm

http://www.iq.poquoson.org/protistsandfungi.htm

Oh My Fungi Song

Extra Copies of Class Assignments

 

Helpful Harmful Project

Bacteria Model & Poster Project

Virus Bacteria Venn

Intro to Bacteria Lab

Collecting Bacteria Lab

Classifying Protists

 

Mushroom Dissection Lab 

Domain/ Kingdom Help/Harm Project

Comparative Protists Venn

Virus Chart 

Pond Water Lab

 

 

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Plant Adaptations: due 2/15-3/7

Plant Adaptations:†††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††due 2/15-3/7
SB4. Students will assess the dependence of all organisms on one another and the flow of energy and mater within their ecosystem

e. Relate plant adaptations including tropisms to the ability to survive stressful environmental
conditions

 

Notes & Tutorials

Extra Credit Quizzes & Assignments

Fun Stuff

Mosses & Ferns 

Dr. Pís Plant Notes

http://www.glencoe.com/qe/science.php?qi=222

 http://www.st-teresahs.org/academics/biology/calendar/unit15plants/online/plantevolution.htm  

Plant Games

 Plant Origin & Classification

http://www.glencoe.com/qe/science.php?qi=226

 http://www.glencoe.com/qe/science.php?qi=224

http://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/biology/plants/plantax.htm  

Plants in Motion Theater 

 Introduction to Plantae

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter29/chapter_quiz.html

http://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/biology/plants/planpar.htm

 

Botany Encyclopedia

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter35/chapter_quiz.html

http://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/biology/plants/planrep.htm

 

Angiosperm Life Cycle Video

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter36/chapter_quiz.html

 

 

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter37/chapter_quiz.html

 

 

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter38/chapter_quiz.html

 

 

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter39/chapter_quiz.html

http://wps.pearsoned.com.au/sci3/0,8565,1057440-,00.utf8.html  

 

 

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter41/chapter_quiz.html

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter40/chapter_quiz.html

 

Extra Copies of Class Assignments

 

Plant Diagram

Plant Scavenger Hunt

Photosynthesis Respiration Venn

Flower Dissection

The Great Plant Escape WebQuest

Fast Plant Journal

Plant Morphology Take-Home Lab

Comparing avascular & vascular Plants

 

 

Animal Adaptations & Behavior: due 3/7-3/21

Animal Adaptations & Behavior:††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††due 3/7-3/21
SB4. Students will assess the dependence of all organisms on one another and the flow of energy and mater within their ecosystem

f. Relate animal adaptations including behaviors to the ability to survive stressful environmental
conditions

 

SB1. Students will analyze the nature of the relationships between structures and functions in living cells
           a. Explain the role of cell organelles for prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, including the cell membrane in maintaining homeostasis and cell reproduction

 

Notes & Tutorials

Extra Credit Quizzes & Assignments

Fun Stuff

 

Animal Notes 

http://www.glencoe.com/qe/science.php?qi=244  

Virtual Earthworm Dissection Virtual Worm Dissection 2

 

 

http://www.quia.com/cm/1130.html  

http://www.glencoe.com/qe/science.php?qi=246  

Virtual Frog Dissection  

Virtual Frog Dissection 2

 

Introduction to Animals 

http://yucky.discovery.com/flash/roaches/pg000099.html  

Virtual Pig Dissection 

 

Animals Home

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter31/chapter_quiz.html

Antlion Pit

 

Invertebrate Animals

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter32/chapter_quiz.html

Virtual Cat Dissection

 

Vertebrates

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter33/chapter_quiz.html

Animal Dichotomous Key Practice

 

 

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter34/chapter_quiz.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://yucky.discovery.com/quiz/pg000009.html  

 

 

 

Extra Copies of Class Assignments

 

My First Animal Book

Invertebrate Animal Debate

Comparative Phyla Chart

Environmental Needs of Earthworms Lab

Fish Respiration Lab

Whatís the Hole Story (Antlion) Lab

 

Check out a real life flea circus on youtube, or aolvideo
Earth Day Folder Project (page 4)
List of Environmental Issues                                                         Clean Water Action Council Environmental Issues    
Current Environmental Issues & News                                           Action BioScience Issues in the Environment   
Animal Systems: due 3/21-4/15

Animal Systems:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††due 3/21-4/15
SB4. Students will assess the dependence of all organisms on one another and the flow of energy and mater
within their ecosystem

f. Relate animal adaptations including behaviors to the ability to survive stressful environmental
conditions

 

Notes & Tutorials

Extra Credit Quizzes &
Assignments

Fun Stuff

Human Reproduction Notes

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter42/chapter_quiz.html

http://rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/anatomy/male/diaqz.htm

Immune System Game 

 

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter43/chapter_quiz.html

http://rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/anatomy/female/diagram.htm

Bizarre Anatomy

Male Lactation

Male Lactation 2

 

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter44/chapter_quiz.html

http://rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/anatomy/cardiac/diaqz.htm

Windows on the Womb

Human Anatomy Online

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter45/chapter_quiz.html

http://rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/anatomy/digest/diagrm.htm

ElectroCardiogram Game 

Get Body Smart Tutorial

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter46/chapter_quiz.html

http://rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/anatomy/lungs/rspdia.htm

Skeleton Game

Split Brain Experiments 

Interactive Atlas 

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter47/chapter_quiz.html

http://rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/anatomy/urine/system.htm

Muscle Game 

Cow Eye Dissection

Endocrine System: Thyroid Gland

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter48/chapter_quiz.html

http://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/anatomy/female/rev1.htm

Senses Challenge 

Cardiovascular System

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter49/chapter_quiz.html

http://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/anatomy/female/rev2.htm

Neurophysiology Lab

Urine Concentration: 3 Essential Steps

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter50/chapter_quiz.html

http://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/anatomy/male/rev1.htm

The Ear Pages Game

Nervous System Game

Fat Digestion & Bile

http://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/hargett/anatomy/male/rev2.htm

http://www.klbschool.org.uk/interactive/science/digestion1.htm

 

 

 

 

 

Extra Copies of Class Assignments

 

††††††††† Human Body Project

 

 

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