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Biology is composed of the five learning plans below. If you are on the credit-based system you will earn 1.25 credits for completing all 5 plans.

        
       Cells

       Human Biology

       DNA and Genetics

       Evolution

       Ecology

The username to the online text has changed to avantibiology

You can access the Miller Levine Text by clicking here. See the whiteboard in the classroom for login information or email me at sognck@osd.wednet.edu

      Each learning plan is intended to take 6 weeks to complete and credit is received after all work is completed at an 80% level of quality.

Words of advice:

Don't fall behind.
Don't be discouraged if you need to retest or revise your papers, projects, and labs.
Make use of calendar of recommended target dates for assignments so you can meet your four week goals.

Animations:

Cells

                How Big are Cells? http://www.cellsalive.com/howbig.htm

                Comparison of Prokaryote and Eukaryote (Animal and Plant) Cells: http://www.wiley.com/legacy/college/boyer/0470003790/animations/cell_structure/cell_structure.htm

                Animal cell vs. Plant Cell: http://www.cellsalive.com/cells/cell_model.htm

                Cell Transport of Nutrients/Waste: http://www.wiley.com/college/pratt/0471393878/student/animations/membrane_transport/index.html

                The Cell Membrane: http://www.wisc-online.com/Objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=ap1101

                Photosynthesis: http://www.fw.vt.edu/dendro/forestbiology/photosynthesis.swf

                Cellular Respiration: http://www.sumanasinc.com/webcontent/animations/content/cellularrespiration.html

                Cell Cycle with checkpoints: http://www.cellsalive.com/meiosis.htm

                Mitosis: http://www.biology.arizona.edu/cell_bio/tutorials/cell_cycle/cells1.html (click through 3 slides to the animation. It’s great)

                                 http://www.cellsalive.com/mitosis.htm

DNA/Genetics

                Meiosis: http://www.cellsalive.com/meiosis.htm

                DNA Replication: http://www.mcb.harvard.edu/Losick/images/TromboneFINALd.swf

                Transcription of DNA and Translation of Proteins: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=983lhh20rGY

 

Evolution

                The History of Life (and extinctions): http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/change/deeptime/index.html

               

Body Systems

                How Neurons Communicate: http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/addiction/reward/neurontalk.html

                The Synapse: http://www.sumanasinc.com/webcontent/animations/content/synaptictransmission.html

                Resting and Action Potential with the sodium/potassium pump: http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072495855/student_view0/chapter14/animation__the_nerve_impulse.html



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Instructor: C. Sogn
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