Bio 1 - Henry Ford II Topic Sequence

First Semester:

I. What is Life

  • Basic Chemistry
  • What is life?
  • Molecules of Life

II. Cells ( 3, 4-1, 4-2)

  • Cell Reproduction
  • Membrane Structure
  • Osmosis / Diffusion
  • Organelles

III. Genetics ( 7,8)

  • Genetic Disorders
  • Probability
  • Mendelian

IV. Evolution ( 12,14)

  • Animal
  • Human Evolution

Second Semester:

V. Classification (17)

  • Need for naming
  • Classification
  • Six Kingdoms

VI. Bacteria / Viruses / Protists

  • Bacteria
  • Viruses

VII Plants (20-3,21)

  • Plant Reproduction
  • How Plants Function
  • Plant Body
  • Seed Plants

VIII. Diversity (25,26,27,28)

  • Reptiles
  • Mammals
  • Birds
  • Amphibians
  • Bony Fish
  • Jawless FIsh
  • Crustaceans
  • Insects
  • Spiders
  • Echinoderms and Chordates
  • Mollusks, annelids, and Anthropods
  • Sponges, Cnidarins, and Simple Worms

IX. Ecology (14,15,16)

  • Save Our Planet
  • Biomes
  • Cycles
  • Ecosystems

Committe Members: Lee Jenkins, Lynda Jolliff, & Justin Lease

5/6/04